Ladies nights are a popular institution in Abu Dhabi.
And what’s not to like?
Girls can enjoy great food and beverages in the capital’s best venues without having to dig too deep into their purses.
And it doesn’t matter which night of the week you want to party, there’s always somewhere you can be sure of a memorable night out.
Here’s a round-up of ladies’ nights deals in Abu Dhabi on Wednesdays.
It’s free-flowing beverage time if you eat at the Marina-side seafood restaurant on a Wednesday.
Wed 7pm-11pm. Yas Marina (02 565 0007).
Caramel Restaurant & Lounge
Head to this swanky bar and receive free-flowing bubbly, house beverages, selected mixed drinks and 50 percent off the food bill. There’s music from a DJ, too.
Wed 7pm-1am. The Collection at The St. Regis Saadiyat Island (02 678 3444).
Cooper’s Bar & Restaurant
The British-style pub has a ladies’ night every day of the week, but it’s the Wednesday event that pulls in the biggest crowds. Three free drinks are available between 8pm-1am.
Wed 8pm-1am. Park Rotana, Khalifa Park area (02 657 3325).
Iris Yas Island
The brilliantly stylish bar in Yas Marina offers free drinks for ladies until 2am. Soak up the cool sounds and amazing vies of the marina and changing colours of the Yas Viceroy beyond.
Wed 9pm-2am. Yas Marina, Yas Island (055 160 5636).
The Bab Al Qasr’s Peruvian restaurant with an Emirati twist has a daily ladies’ night. Every day between 5pm and 11pm there are unlimited drinks for ladies, paired with tapas-style bar snacks.
Daily 5pm-11pm. Bab Al Qasr Hotel, Corniche Road West (02 205 3003).
Ladies will go crazy for this super-busy night. Loca serves unlimited Mexican mixed drinks every Wednesday from 7pm. Girls can get a range of flavours that are frozen or on ice, including raspberry, kiwi and classic. The DJ spins ’90s tunes and there is, of course, Loca’s wonderful Mexican fare on offer.
Wed 7pm-11.30pm. The Galleria Mall, Al Maryah Island (02 582 3639).
The Moonflower Ladies’ Night at the Irish pub offers free-flowing fizz between 7pm and 8pm and free-flowing house beverages from 8pm to 11pm. There’s 50 percent off food, too.
Wed 7pm-11pm. Le Royal Méridien, Sheikh Khalifa Street (02 695 0515).
Unlimited Italian sparkling and selected mixed drinks, with a DJ playing tunes from a range of genres, including house, hip-hop and R’n’B. From 7pm-3am. Souk Qaryat Al Beri, Bain Al Jessrain (02 558 1117).
Three free mixed drinks from a special menu. A guitarist and singer entertain the crowd.
Wed 7pm-11pm. Fairmont Bab Al Bahr, Khor Al Maqta (02 654 3238).
Stars ’N’ Bars
The cool sports bar and live music venue offers three free drinks from a choice of shorts, grape and mixed drinks. There are disocunted nibbles available, and once you’re done with the free drinks the same selection (apart from pitchers) is available for Dhs15 for the rest of the night.
Wed 9pm-1am. Yas Marina (02 565 0101).
The old school English pub gives ladies free-flowing house beverages on the house every Wednesday.
Wed 8pm-11pm. Sheraton Abu Dhabi Hotel & Resort, Corniche Road (02 677 3333).
Waves Pool Bar
There’s a free-flow of house grape, selected bottles of hops and bubbly for two hours before the party starts at 8pm with Dhs10 drinks and a DJ.
Wed 6pm-8pm. Novotel Abu Dhabi Al Bustan, Sheikh Rashid Bin Saeed Street (02 501 6088).
Victor’s Pub & Restaurant
The fun-loving pub offers five free drinks and a discounted food menu for ladies. It’s also open mic and karaoke night, and if you perform, you’ll get more drinks tokens.
Wed 8pm-11pm. Hilton Capital Grand Hotel, Sheikh Rashid Bin Saeed Street (02 666 5508).