Cho Gao is offering a special deal that includes a main, lime cheesecake and a soft drink for a price so decent you could even treat a few work colleagues to it, should you be feeling generous.
Dhs75 (noodle or stir fry), Dhs85 (fish or meat). Sun-Thu noon-4pm. Crowne Plaza Abu Dhabi, Al Markaziyah (02 616 6166).
Chocolate afternoon tea
With Easter just around the corner, it’s time to increase your chocolate intake to a whole new level. The chocolate afternoon tea at Crystal Lounge is the very definition of indulgence, with loads of naughty treats such as chocolate opera cakes and choux pastries.
Dhs195 (adults), Dhs85 (children). Daily 2pm-6pm. The St. Regis Abu Dhabi, Nation Towers, West Corniche (02 694 4553).
Yas Marina is the perfect spot for some chilled out nibbles. Diablitos is making the area even more tempting by offering a free jug of Spanish grape whenever you order ten of its lovely tapas dishes.
Prices vary. Sun-Tue 5pm-11pm. Yas Marina, Yas Island (02 565 1175).
Tuck into unlimited amounts of Latin-inspired meats at BU! Trinity. Then finish it all off with basket of churros.
Dhs160 (food), Dhs95 (hop bucket). Tue 6pm-11pm. The Hub at The Mall at The World Trade Center, Abu Dhabi (02 666 8066).
Tokyo to Casablanca
You’re in for a right culinary journey at Khayal. The new Wednesday event features dishes from Asia, India, Europe, the Mediterranean and Middle East.
Dhs220 (food), Dhs50 (soft drinks), Dhs150 (house beverages). Wed 6.30pm-10.30pm. Marriott Hotel Al Forsan Abu Dhabi, Khalifa City A (02 201 4000).
There’s a new menu at cool eatery Market Kitchen, and we think you should get over there and try it ASAP. A great way of doing this is by making the most of the Sunday Taste of Market deal, which lets you try a super three-course menu of the restaurant’s best-selling dishes for a discounted price. The package also includes two house beverages.
Dhs220. Wed 7pm-11pm. Le Royal Méridien Abu Dhabi, Sheikh Khalifa Street (800 101 101).
There’s a new menu at JW Steakhouse and we think it’s only polite that we all sample every single thing on it. This daily deal lets you indulge in three-courses of fine cuts and seasonal veg.
Dhs295. Daily 6pm-10pm. Marriott Hotel Downtown Abu Dhabi, Sheikh Rashid Bin Saeed Street (02 304 7777).
Pool Deck has brought back its popular Thursday night get-together. There’s live entertainment, marinated meats and seafood, sushi, Arabian specialities, salads and more.
Dhs250 (soft drinks), Dhs325 (house beverages). Thu 7.30pm-11pm. Eastern Mangroves Hotel & Spa by Anantara, Al Salam Street (02 656 1000).
Fish Market Brunch
This is the perfect feast for all seafood lovers. Enjoy prawns, crabs, lobsters, fish, scallops and much more. There are also roast meats, Arabian dishes and salads available if fruits de mer aren’t your thing.
Dhs240 (including beach and pool access). Fri 1pm-4pm. Al Raha Beach Hotel & Resort, Channel Street (02 508 0555).
Skipping breakfast just isn’t an option for us here at Time Out Abu Dhabi. On weekends we love nothing better than stretching it out for hours and hours and our latest obsession is with the Arabic breakfast deal at TEAN.
Dhs195 (food), Dhs245 (soft drinks), Dhs375 (house beverages). Fri & Sat 8am-noon. Jumeirah at Saadiyat Island Resort, Saadiyat Island (02 811 4342).
You can feast on Italian dishes all weekend long at Dino’s Bistro Italiano.
The weekend brunch runs Friday and Saturday and offers unlimited pizza, starters, mains, desserts and lots of sharing dishes.
Dhs165 (soft drinks), Dhs190 (house beverages), Dhs215 (bubbly). Fri & Sat noon-4pm. Pearl Rotana Capital Centre, Al Khaleej Al Arabi Street (02 307 5591).
Nothing beats a Saturday afternoon sipping endless cups of tea and munching on piles of freshly-baked scones, fancy cakes and amazing sandwiches. The spread at The Lounge has everything you could dream of and more.
Dhs160 (two people with hot beverages). Daily 2pm-6pm. The Westin Abu Dhabi Resort & Spa, Khalifa City A (02 616 9999).
Anyone who is trying to eat less meat should seriously look away now, as the new deal at Rodeo Grill is enough to tempt even the most stoic of herbivores. It includes sumptuous meats such as rib-eye steaks, ribs, chicken and sausages, all paired with sensational sides and sauces.
Dhs400 (two people including two house beverages), Dhs800 (four people with bottle of premium beverage). Daily 12.30pm-3.30pm & 7pm-11.30pm. Beach Rotana Abu Dhabi, Al Zahiyah (02 697 9011).