Boxing day in Abu Dhabi

Where to head after the big day


Hakkasan Abu Dhabi
Add a Far Eastern flavour to the festivities by indulging in a bumper Boxing Day spread in the opulent surroundings of Emirates Palace. Hakkasan’s shareable menu features a host of the venue’s greatest culinary hits plus a few seasonal extras, too.
Dec 26, 7pm-12.30am. Dhs588 (soft drinks), Dhs688 (house beverages). Emirates Palace, West Corniche Road (02 907 739).

Tackle unlimited tacos while catching all the Boxing Day Premier League action at Latin hot spot, Loca. Diners can enjoy all-you-can-eat-taco treats throughout the evening.
Dec 26, 7.30pm-midnight. hs85. The Galleria, Al Maryah Island (02 823 639).

Saadiyat Beach Golf Club
Keep the festive celebrations in full swing by tucking into a delicious roast turkey lunch, complete with all the trimmings, at the plush Saadiyat Island golf club.
Dec 26, from noon. From Dhs125. Sheikh Khalifa Highway, Saadiyat Island (02 499 8100).

The Sportsman’s Arms
Take in the Boxing Day sporting fixtures at his cool Boston-style bar while tucking into a full Irish breakfast and roast meals available throughout the day.
Prices vary. Noon onwards. International Tennis Centre, Zayed Sports City (02 471 066).

Victor’s Pub
Christmas Day might be over but one of the capital’s liveliest pubs is keeping the party going with a big Boxing Day celebration. Enjoy bottomless beverages and leftover specials from the chef, plus massive popcorn bowls and plenty of fun and games on the menu.
Dec 26, 6pm-9pm. Dhs200 (unlimited beverages and leftovers plates); Dhs25 (popcorn bowls). Hilton Capital Grand Abu Dhabi, Sheikh Rashid Bin Saeed Al Maktoum Street (02 665 508).

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