Aussie café Jones the Grocer is offering a two-course weekday lunch including dishes like spicy lentil soup, Moroccan spiced lamb shoulder flatbread, truffle and mushroom risotto, beef bao, chocolate éclairs and more.
Dhs65. Sun-Thu, noon-3pm. Various locations, including Al Muneera, Al Raha Beach (02 558 9808).
Tastes of the Capital
50 of the city’s very best restaurants, including Hakkasan and COYA, will be offering set menus at either Dhs99, Dhs199 or Dhs299 per person. Now you have even more reasons to explore the capital’s amazing dining scene.
Various prices and locations. daily until Aug 15. timeoutabudhabi.com/tastesofthecapital.
We could eat Asian food every day of the week, and the summer business lunch deal at Cho Gao makes it very tempting to do just that. Being able to add a house beverage for less than Dhs20 makes it even better still.
Dhs45 (one course), Dhs75 (two courses), Dhs85 (three courses). Thu noon-4pm. Crowne Plaza Abu Dhabi, Al Markaziyah (02 616 6149).
Head to Ola Brasil for endless amounts of grilled meats (15 different types, just to be exact), sushi, salads, sides and international plates like pasta and pizza, all for less than Dhs110 per person.
Dhs109. Daily noon-4pm; 6pm-2am. Al Ghazal Golf Club, Mazdar City (055 519 0066).
Nahaam has launched a range of colourful bowls including a sashimi bowl, pollo bowl and also a vegetarian kimchi variety. There are reduced-priced drinks to go with them as well.
Dhs80 (poke bowl), Dhs15 (grape or hops). Sat-Thu 11am-11pm. Jumeirah at Etihad Towers, West Corniche (02 811 5666).
If you haven’t checked out the Abu Dhabi EDITION yet, now’s the perfect time. The very Insta-friendly hotel has just introduced a new brunch deal, served by the pool in one of the stylish cabana beds. Serving delicious dishes from Alba Terrace, the menu includes burrata, tuna tartar, pizzas and more.
Dhs300 (brunch), Dhs200 (Etihad staff). Sun-Thu noon-6pm. The Abu Dhabi EDITION, Al Bateen (02 208 0000).
Bistro at Courtyard by Marriott has launched a special summer offer on its Thursday brunch. For less than Dhs100 you can enjoy the huge buffet (including an impressive seafood station and countless sweet treats), plus soft drinks. With upbeat tunes and a bustling atmosphere, it’s a great option for a Thursday night feed.
Dhs99 (soft drinks), Dhs275 (house beverages). Dhs75 (kids aged 6-12). Thu 7pm-11pm. Courtyard By Marriott, World Trade Center Abu Dhabi (02 698 2222).
The St. Regis Bar is continuing to celebrate the Fourth of July all summer long by offering an American-style dish (a mighty New Yorker burger or Philly steak sandwich), plus a brew for less than a Dhs100 note.
Dhs95. Until Aug 31. Open daily noon-1am. The St. Regis Abu Dhabi, Nation Towers, Corniche Road West (02 694 4553).
50 percent off brunch packages
Urban Kitchen has launched a new Friday Brunch, and to celebrate it is offering a 50 percent discount throughout the summer. It features carved meats, oysters, cheeses, Thai curries, seafood, kebabs, pastries and much more.
From Dhs180 (soft drinks). Until Sep 30. Fri 12.30pm-4pm. Dusit Thani Abu Dhabi (02 698 8137).
Brunch à la Parisienne
A new brunch has launched to celebrate all that is great about French cuisine. Brunch a la Parisienne at Fairways offers a street food-style menu including fresh pastries, charcuterie, French cheeses, savoury main courses, fresh fruits and unlimited tea or coffee. Incroyable.
Dhs260 (for two), Dhs70 (kids), Dhs130 (two kids). The Westin Abu Dhabi Golf Resort and Spa, Khalifa City A (02 616 9999).
Taking place at Dahab Restaurant and Lounge, the Dahablecious brunch includes a four-course set menu of hot and cold mezze, daily specials and tempting desserts.
Dhs150 (set menu), Dhs75 (kids aged five to 11), Dhs50 (grills). Fri 1pm-5pm. Hilton Capital Grand Abu Dhabi, Sheikh Rashid Bin Saeed Al Maktoum Street (02 667 4446).
Tokyo Grill has launched a new promotion that lets guests learn how to become sushi masters and have a go at rolling their own rolls from scratch. Maki rolls are also on offer at reduced prices if yours don’t go exactly to plan.
Various prices. Sat 3pm-7pm. From Jul 6. Tokyo Grill, Venetian Village, The Ritz-Carlton Abu Dhabi, Grand Canal (800 6996).
Who said it’s too hot outside to enjoy a roast? That’s rubbish if you ask us. The roast offering at The Retreat includes hops or grapes, tasty carved meats, Yorkshire puddings and all the very best trimmings.
Dhs130. Sat noon-6pm. The Westin Abu Dhabi Golf Resort & Spa, Khalifa City A (02 616 9999).