It's not just Friday afternoons when we want to go out and indulge in a huge menu and wash it down with unlimited beverages.
No, we want that option every night of the week.
So, if midweek feasting is your thing, check out these evening brunches in the UAE capital (though to be honest most of them are on Thursday, Friday or Saturday nights).
@District By Amalfi
Unlimited antipasti, pizzas, pastas and desserts.
Dhs150 (two house beverages). Thu 6pm-11pm. Le Royal Méridien Abu Dhabi, Sheikh Khalifa Street (800 101 101).
Mexican Bar and Restaurant The menu includes loads of Mexican favourites, as you might expect.
Dhs110 (soft drinks), Dhs185 (mixed drinks and hops), Dhs225 (house beverages). Thu 7pm-11pm. Park Inn by Radisson, Yas Island (02 656 2222).
A South-African braii on the first and third Friday of every month.
Dhs180 (soft drinks), Dhs500 (Braai pack for three people). Fri 7pm-11pm. Beach Rotana Abu Dhabi, Al Zahiyah (02 697 9011).
Food from around the world. There’s also an Arabic option on Tuesdays.
Dhs150 (soft drinks), Dhs275 (house beverages), Dhs75 (kids aged six-12), free (kids under six). Tue & Thu 7pm-11pm. Courtyard by Marriott, World Trade Center Abu Dhabi (02 698 2222).
Blu Sky Lounge & Grill
A carvery of roast meats and all the trimmings.
From Dhs99. Thu 7pm-10pm. Southern Sun Abu Dhabi, Al Zahiyah (02 818 4888).
Dai Pai Dong
Feast on authentic Cantonese hot pot.
Dhs268 (sparkling and mocktails) Dhs328 (house beverages). Fri 6pm-11.30pm. Rosewood Abu Dhabi, Al Maryah Island (02 813 5550).
Get the weekend started with nibbles and drinks at this stylish bar.
Dhs225 (house beverages), Dhs99 (ladies, drinks only), Dhs150 (gents, drinks only). Thu 8pm-11pm. Radisson Blu Hotel Abu Dhabi, Yas Island (02 656 2000).
KOI Abu Dhabi
A super selection of Japanese dishes served to the table.
Dhs340 (soft drinks), Dhs455 (house beverages), Dhs495 (sparkling grape), Dhs595 (French bubbly). Sat 7.30pm-10.30pm. The Collection at The St. Regis Saadiyat Island Resort (02 678 3334).
A huge selection of barbecued meats and seafood.
Dhs266 (house beverages) Dhs82 (kids aged six-11), free (kids under six). Thu 6.30pm-10.30pm. Marriott Hotel Downtown Abu Dhabi (02 304 7777).
Market at EDITION
A relaxed night of free-flowing drinks and street food nibbles.
Dhs199 (soft drinks), Dhs299 (house beverages), Dhs399 (bubbly). Thu 7pm-10pm. The Abu Dhabi EDITION, Al Bateen Marina (02 208 0000).
Tapas-style plates and free-flowing house beverages
Dhs250 (soft drinks), Dhs375 (house beverages), Dhs499 (bubbly). Thu 8.30pm-11pm. Le Royal Méridien Abu Dhabi (80 010 1101).
A five-course set menu of Asian dishes with a side order of fun.
Dhs290 (house beverages). Thu 7.30pm-11pm. Yas Marina, Yas Island (050 797 0742).
Goodies including shrimp pil pil, Canarian potatoes and calamari are brought to the table.
Dhs250 (soft drinks), Dhs275 (sparkling). Thu 8pm-11pm. Al Bandar Marina, Al Raha Beach (02 556 6090).
Unlimited antipasti and pizza, followed by a main and dessert.
Dhs169 (soft drinks), Dhs189 (house beverages), Dhs84.5 (kids aged six to 12). Thu 7pm-11pm. Sofitel Abu Dhabi Corniche (02 813 7777).
Sharing platters of squid, sliders, octopus, meats and loads more at this revolving restaurant.
Dhs325 (house beverages). Fri 8pm-11pm. Le Royal Méridien Abu Dhabi, Sheikh Khalifa Street (80 010 1101).
Signature dishes served to the table. Enjoy the excellent food.
Dhs265 (soft drinks), Dhs385 (house beverages). Thu 7pm-11pm. Southern Sun Abu Dhabi, Al Zahiyah (02 818 4888).
The Sportsman’s Arms
A barbecue brunch from the terrace.
Dhs165 (one dish and house beverages), Dhs240 (unlimited food and house beverages). Thu-Fri 7pm-10pm. Zayed Sports City (02 447 1066).
Todd English’s Olives
Great quality dishes served as the sun goes down.
Dhs230 (soft drinks), Dhs350 (house beverages), Dhs470 (bubbly). Fri 4.30pm-7.30pm. Venetian Village, The Ritz-Carlton Abu Dhabi, Grand Canal (02 404 1941).