You don't need to wait until Friday for brunch in Abu Dhabi.
There are Saturday options and evening options throughout the week to keep your all-you-can-eat cravings at bay (though admittedly most of them are Thursday nights).
Here are the brunches you can try at night in the city.
CHEAP & CHEERFUL (Dhs100-199)
@District By Amalfi
Unlimited antipasti, pizzas, pastas and desserts, completed by Italian mob movies and graffiti.
Dhs150 (two house beverages). Thu 6pm-11pm. Le Royal Méridien Hotel, Sheikh Khalifa Street (800 101 101).
Amerigos Mexican Bar and Restaurant
The menu includes shredded beef salpicon, ceviche atun, quesadillas, grills and a bunch of tasty desserts.
Dhs125 (soft drinks), Dhs195 (mixed drinks and hops), Dhs235 (house beverages). Thu 7pm-11pm. Park Inn by Radisson, Yas Island (02 656 2222).
A Thursday-night brunch with food from around the world, fresh seafood and the option of adding on a bottle of sparking for Dhs99.
Dhs275 (house beverages). Dhs75 (kids aged six-12), free (kids under six). Thu 7pm-11pm. Courtyard By Marriott WTC Abu Dhabi, Hamdan Bin Mohammed Street (02 698 2222).
Cho Gao Marina Walk
A set menu of popular dishes from throughout Asia, including prawn tempura, beef rendang, chilli prawns and sweet desserts.
Dhs169 (soft drinks), Dhs269 (house beverages). Thu 7pm-11pm. Intercontinental Abu Dhabi, King Abdullah Bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud Street (02 666 6888).
A table-service brunch featuring unlimited servings of antipasti and pizza, followed by a main course and dessert.
Dhs169 (soft drinks), Dhs189 (house beverages), Dhs84.5 (kids aged six to 12). Thu 7pm-11pm. Sofitel Abu Dhabi Corniche, Al Markaziyah (02 813 7777).
The Sportsman’s Arms
At the barbecue brunch you can choose from either one course, or unlimited dishes plus a drinks package.
Dhs150 (house beverages), Dhs165 (one dish and house beverages), Dhs240 (unlimited barbecue and house beverages). Thu 7pm-10pm. International Tennis Centre, Zayed Sports City (02 447 1066).
The Big Beach Brunch at this veteran resort hotel includes Italian nibbles, fresh seafood, great tunes and pool access.
Dhs149 (soft drinks). Fri-Sat 7pm-11pm. Radisson Blu Hotel & Resort Abu Dhabi, West Corniche (02 692 4247).
DUST OFF THE WALLET (Dhs200-299)
Caramel Restaurant & Lounge Abu Dhabi
This party brunch offering lets you have three hours of unlimited gourmet bar bites, sparkling and mixed drinks anytime between 5pm and 2am every Thursday and Friday. There are DJs providing the tunes both nights, too.
Dhs230 (house beverages). Thu-Fri 5pm-1am. The Collection at The St. Regis Saadiyat Island Resort, Abu Dhabi (02 678 3344).
Dai Pai Dong
Feast on authentic Cantonese hot pot, salads and starters.
Dhs268 (sparkling and mocktails) Dhs388 (house beverages). Fri 6pm-11.30pm. Rosewood Abu Dhabi, Al Maryah Island (02 813 5550).
Get the weekend started with great music, nibbles and drinks at this stylish bar.
Dhs225 (house beverages), Dhs99 (ladies, drinks only). Thu 8pm-11pm. Radisson Blu Hotel Abu Dhabi, Yas Island (02 656 2000).
Market at EDITION
The Social Thursday brunch is a relaxed affair featuring free-flowing seasonal beverages and street food-style nibbles.
Dhs199 (soft drinks), Dhs299 (house beverages). Wed 6pm-10pm. The Abu Dhabi EDITION, Al Bateen Marina (02 208 0000).
Grab your friends and head to this cool and classy restaurant to catch up over sharing plates and free-flowing house beverages.
Dhs250 (soft drinks), Dhs375 (house beverages), Dhs499 (bubbly). Thu 8.30pm-11pm. Le Royal Méridien Abu Dhabi, Sheikh Khalifa Street (800 101 101).
This party brunch keeps you entertained with karaoke, dancers, a five-course set menu and three hours pf free-flowing drinks.
Dhs249 (house beverages), Dhs299 (bubbly). Thu 8pm-11pm. Yas Marina, Yas Island (050 797 0742).
A constant flow of international bites including shrimp pil pil, Canarian potatoes, calamari, meatballs and hot pot.
Dhs250 (soft drinks), Dhs275 (house beverages). Thu 8pm-11pm. Al Bandar Marina, Al Raha Beach (050 696 9298).
Dishes are served directly to your table, allowing you to enjoy multiple servings of oysters, crisp salads, top-quality meat (of course) and mini desserts.
Dhs265 (soft drinks), Dhs385 (house beverages). Thu 7pm-11pm. Southern Sun Abu Dhabi, Mina Street, Al Zahiyah (02 818 4888).
Todd English’s Olives
The venue is transformed into a food market at night.
Dhs225 (soft drinks), Dhs295 (house beverages). Thu 6.30pm-10.30pm. Venetian Village, The Ritz-Carlton Abu Dhabi, Grand Canal (02 404 1941).
Tokyo Grill & Bar
The Japanese venue lets you turn up any time you want on a Thursday and Friday, giving you the chance to choose the best time for you. There's staring style food and unlimited drinks.
From Dhs250. Thu-Fri, 12.30pm-midnight. Venetian Village, The Ritz-Carlton Abu Dhabi, Khor Al Maqta (050 696 9503).
JUST BEEN PAID (Dhs300-399)
The Anti-vegetarian brunch is filled with meaty dishes served to the table.
Dhs340 (soft drinks), Dhs445 (house beverages), Dhs495 (sparkling), Dhs595 (French bubbly), Dhs150 (kids aged seven-12). Thu 7pm-10pm. Eastern Mangroves Promenade (02 641 1500).
Chill on the stunning terrace for the Hakkasan Night Brunch and you can enjoy Chinese specialties like dim sum, Peking duck and more alongside mixed drinks and the views of the Abu Dhabi skyline.
Dhs348 (house beverages). Fri 8pm-11pm. Emirates Palace, West Corniche (02 690 7739).