World Cup at Loca
If Mexico excited you before being dumped out the World Cup, you can channel the nation’s spirit with a Dhs75 set menu of their famous dishes while enjoying the second semi-final. It’s nachos, guac and jalapeños galore. Beef up your nachos and snap up some tacos, too, for Dhs20 more.
From Dhs75. Until Jul 15. Open daily noon-2am. The Galleria, Al Maryah Island (02 582 3639).
BBQ & brew on the grass at The Westin Abu Dhabi Golf Resort & Spa
Celebrate Thursday evenings with endless brews from around the world, classic DJ beats and an all-inclusive BBQ. Not eating? Ladies’ night runs with four free drinks, too.
Dhs210. Thu 7pm-11pm. The Westin Abu Dhabi Golf Resort & Spa, Sas Al Nakhl (02 616 9999).
Fantastic Family Fridays at Khayal
What better way to spend Friday afternoons than a laid back lunch with your loved ones at Khayal. Expect great variety at even better value and lots of indulgence. For kids, there’s a bouncy castle, too.
Dhs125 (food), Dhs165 (soft beverages), Dhs225 (house beverages). Fri 12.30pm-4pm. Marriott Hotel Al Forsan, Al Forsan International Sports Resort (02 201 4131).
Summer sale at Sho Cho
The popular Japanese restaurant is knocking off 25 percent off your total bill until September, while Etihad crew and teachers will enjoy 30 percent off.
Sun-Thu noon-3.30pm, 6pm-2.45am; Fri-Sat noon-2.45am. Souk Qaryat Al Beri, Bain Al Jessrain (02 558 1117).
Sunset offers at Azura Panoramic Louge
The alfresco hotspot on the Corniche has rolled out a new sushi and dim sum deal for a tasty price, with sunset views.
Dhs150 (soft drinks), Dhs225 (house beverages). Sun-Mon 7pm-11pm. The St. Regis Abu Dhabi, Nation Towers (02 694 4780).
Kids’ Day at Bareburger
Every Monday children eat free at US organic burger chain Bareburger. The little ones get a complimentary meal with every adult main meal purchased.
Prices vary. Mon 10am-11pm. Marina Mall, Marina Breakwater (02 441 1723).
Chef’s Special Crab Menu at Li Jiang
Seafood enthusiasts can save a fortune at Li Jiang every Tuesday. Enjoy the finest of our Alaska crabs plus other succulent dishes such as an aromatic coconut curry and more. Enough said, grab a crab while they last!
Dhs290. Tue 6pm-11.30pm. The Ritz-Carlton Abu Dhabi, Grand Canal, Khor Al Maqta (02 818 8282).
Money off at Diablito
The pizzas here have always been a slice above the rest so, if you’ve not been ordering two, then you’re not doing Diablito right. Made even better with this tasty deal.
Prices vary. Sun-Wed 5pm-7pm. Yas Marina, Yas Island (02 565 1175).
Tasting session at Villa Toscana
Every month, chef Stefano Viola takes diners on a tour of Tuscany by celebrating with some of best Italy has to offer, whether it’s an individual ingredient or a local tradition that represents its rich culture. And for July, its mozzarella. Served from the à la carte.
Prices vary. Thu 7pm-11pm. The St. Regis Abu Dhabi, Nation Towers (02 694 4780).
New menu at The Garden Social Brunch
Start the weekend with a newly launched brunch, where there is something for everyone. The international buffet features dishes from around the world, fresh seafood, delicious BBQ stations and more.
Dhs215 (soft drinks), Dhs275 (mixed drinks), Dhs310 (mixed drinks and bubbles). Fri 12.30pm-4pm. Crowne Plaza Abu Dhabi, Al Markaziyah (02 616 6801).
Brunch à la Parisian at Fairways
From Paris to Abu Dhabi, relax and unwind at this Saturday brunch at Fairways in true French style. Enjoy a sumptuous late breakfast and lounge by the pool all day.
Dhs233. Sat 11.30am-3pm. The Westin Abu Dhabi Golf Resort & Spa, Sas Al Nakhl (02 616 9999).
Happy hour at Spaccanapoli
Want delicious, restaurant quality Italian food but can’t quite muster the effort to drag yourself away from watching the World Cup on the sofa? Phone Spaccanapoli and enjoy half-price takeaway prices.
Prices vary. Daily 7pm-11pm. Crowne Plaza Abu Dhabi, Al Markaziyah (02 616 6801).
Business lunch at Buca Di Beppo
Enjoy salad, soup, pasta or pizza and a soft drink for a rock bottom price at this Italian restaurant. Still hungry? Add a dessertfor just Dhs15.
Dhs37. Sat-Wed 10am-5pm. Cascade Dining, Yas Mall, Yas Island (800 927 6255).
Weekday surprise at Bistro
Expect to find Arabic specialties here including chicken mandi plus international classics. Plus soft, house or bubbly drinks.
Dhs130. Tue 7pm-11pm. Courtyard by Marriott World Trade Center, Hamdan Bin Mohammed Street (02 698 2222).