It might be the start of the working week, but Sunday nights have suddenly become a lot more fun thanks to Barfly by Buddha-Bar. The Sushi Social night offers unlimited amounts of the venue’s colourful sushi and four hours of free-flowing house beverages for a very reasonable price.
Dhs236. Sun 8pm-midnight. Venetian Village, The Ritz-Carlton Abu Dhabi, Grand Canal, Al Maqta (02 404 1951).
Make Monday the night for treating yourself with this great offer from Jazz@PizzaExpress. The popular eatery is running a buy one, get one free offer on a super selection of starters, pizzas, pastas, salads and desserts from 6pm.
Prices vary. Mon 6pm-1am. The Hub, The Mall at World Trade Center Abu Dhabi, Al Markaziyah (800 101 101).
You’ll find fish and chips, black-bun burgers, German currywurst, scampi, Indonesian-style satays, nuggets and all your favourite meaty treats from across the world at this night at The St. Regis’ The Terrace on the Corniche.
Dhs245. Tue 7pm-11pm. The St. Regis Abu Dhabi, Nation Towers, Corniche Road West (02 616 9999).
Ladies’ vegan night
January may as well be renamed Veganary with all the people who are trying to go a month without eating meat. So Thai eatery Pachaylen is making it easy for ladies to stick to their resolutions by offering three vegan-friendly courses for Dhs125 every Tuesday.
Dhs125 (including one grape). Tue 7pm-11pm. Eastern Mangroves Hotel & Spa by Anantara, Al Salam Street (02 656 1000).
Head out to stylish USA-style restaurant Market Kitchen between 5pm and 7pm and you can grab a three-course meal for Dhs125. It means you’ll have time to head next door for a drink at PJ O’Reilly’s afterwards, too.
Dhs125. Sat-Wed 5pm-7pm. Le Royal Méridien Abu Dhabi, Al Markaziyah (800 101 101).
Wednesday is Middle Eastern night at Sofra bld. The huge buffet is packed with delights from across the region, featuring grilled meats, hot and cold mezzes such as hummus and fattoush salad, and a selection of very tempting desserts.
Dhs242. Wed 6pm-11pm. Shangri-La Hotel Qaryat Al Beri, Bain Al Jessrain (02 418 2513).
Munch your way through an extravagant buffet of seafood at Le Vendome. Highlights include smoked fish, bouillabaisse, prawn biriyani and ceviches.
Dhs272 (one house beverage). Thu 6.30pm-11.30pm. Emirates Palace, West Corniche (02 304 8344).
Diners at c.taste can enjoy unlimited burgers every Thursday from 6pm onwards, in a feat of pure gluttony. Best of all, it will only cost you Dhs99 with soft drinks, so if happen to have a big appetite you could be making an absolute steal on your supper.
Dhs99 (soft drinks), Dhs149 (house beverages). Thu 6pm-10.30pm. Centro Capital Centre, Al Khaleej Al Arabi Street (02 409 6512).
Raising the steaks
The Friday brunch at The Foundry features live stations serving tasty dishes such as beef wellington, and poke bowls, plus there’s the chance to make your own burrata.
Dhs275 (soft drinks), Dhs375 (house beverages), Dhs475 (bubbly). Fri 12.30pm-4pm. Southern Sun Abu Dhabi, Mina Street, Al Zahiyah (02 818 4888).
Wok & Roll Brunch
We can guarantee that this will be the liveliest Asian meal you’ve ever had. The five-course feast at Mr Miyagi’s features favourites such as edamame beans, spring rolls, maki rolls, Thai green curry and Asian ice creams.
Dhs290 (house beverages), Dhs390 (sparkling). Fri 3pm-6.30pm & 7.30pm-11pm. Yas Marina, Yas Island (050 797 0742).
Yas Island hotspot Iris has a new brunch featuring live cooking stations and barbecued meats. Running from noon until 5pm, packages start from Dhs190 with soft drinks. There’s also free-flowing grape and hops for Dhs150 at the after-party.
From Dhs190 (soft drinks), Fri noon-5pm (brunch), 5pm-9pm (after-party). Yas Marina, Yas Island (055 160 5636).
Satisfy all your sushi cravings with a colourful spread of rolls and nigiri at Cho Gao. The cool Asian eatery is serving up unlimited amounts of the Japanese delicacy for Dhs99 every Saturday night.
Dhs99 (sushi), Dhs119 (sushi & fruit). Sat 7pm-1am. Crowne Plaza Abu Dhabi, Al Markaziyah (02 304 8128).
Now that the weather has cooled, it’s totally acceptable to crave a roast dinner at least once a week. The new weekend offering at Victor’s Bar & Restaurant features tasty carved meats, loads of veggies and lashings of gravy.
Dhs99. Sat-Sun 1pm-9pm. Hilton Capital Grand Abu Dhabi, Sheikh Rashid Bin Saeed Al Maktoum Street (02 666 5508).