Hemingway’s has launched six new burgers, backing six of the biggest football teams in Europe. You can get a burger and unlimited hops for less than Dhs200 during Champions League matches.
Dhs39 (burger only, Sundays), Dhs180 (with draft hops). Open daily noon-2am. Radisson Blu Hotel & Resort, Abu Dhabi Corniche, Corniche West (02 692 4247).
Sushi and dim sum
Lively bar and restaurant Mr Miyagi’s is offering two hours of unlimited tasty Asian bites, including maki rolls, bao buns and dim sum, for less than Dhs100.
Dhs99. Sun-Mon 5pm onwards. Yas Marina, Yas Island (060 797 0742).
Vietnamese restaurant Hoi An is now open on Tuesdays as well, and to celebrate it is serving street food bites like Banh Mi and providing entertainment from a handpan drummer.
From Dhs68. Tue 6pm-11.30pm. The Shangri-La Hotel, Qaryat Al Beri, Abu Dhabi (02 509 8555).
50 percent off
Bord Eau, the French restaurant at Shangri-La Qaryat Al Beri, has launched a brilliant deal for October. Right now you can get a whopping 50 percent discount on food and a selection of soft drinks and grapes. The dishes include everything from super French classics to European delicacies, and you’ll love every single bite.
Prices vary. Until Oct 31. Sun-Fri 6.30pm-11.30pm. Shangri-La Hotel Qaryat Al Beri, Abu Dhabi, Khor Al Maqta (02 509 8555).
Raw vegan menu
Al Meylas lobby lounge has launched a raw vegan menu, featuring mixed field mushroom ceviche, baby gem tacos, raw kale Caesar salad, raw vegan pizza, nachos and more.
Prices vary. Daily 9am-1am. Four Seasons Hotel Abu Dhabi, Al Maryah Island (02 333 2222).
Dahab is now opening its doors at 9am and serving up a spread of traditional breakfast dishes. It includes beans, hummus, jam, cheese, labneh, omlettes and vegetables.
Dhs55. Sun-Thu 9am-11.30am. Hilton Capital Grand Abu Dhabi, Sheikh Rashid Bin Saeed Al Maktoum Street Road (02 667 4446).
Roots & Shoots
Café 302 is helping us to start the weekend on a healthy note by launching a Thursday night all-you-can-eat vegan buffet dinner. The food options include a healthy salad bar, and loads of tempting starters, mains and desserts.
Dhs89 (buffet). Thu 6pm-10pm. Al Maha Arjaan by Rotana, Fatima Bint Mubarak Street (02 610 6666).
Now that the curry night at Kahraman is back, we can really start the weekend in style. It includes Indonesian beef rendang, Thai fish curry, South African durban lamb curry, and favourites like madras fish curry, beef masala and butter chicken.
Dhs99 (soft drinks), Dhs179 (house beverages). Thu 6.30pm-11pm. Southern Sun Abu Dhabi, Al Zahiyah (02 818 4888).
Featuring some of Zuma’s most famous à la carte options, a buffet of authentic Japanese dishes and numerous live stations serving sushi, bao buns, salads, meats, noodles, vegetables and more, the food options at this lively brunch are outstanding. There’s live music to add to the party vibes, too.
Dhs395 (soft drinks), Dhs495 (house beverages), Dhs595 (bubbly). Fri 12.30pm-4pm. The Galleria Al Maryah Island (02 401 5900).
Brunch at White
The monthly brunch at White follows a different theme every month, with the first inspired by the idea of ‘Island Life’. There’s also kids entertainment and a live band.
Dhs375 (soft drinks), Dhs475 (house beverages), Dhs575 (bubbly), Dhs95 (kids aged four to 11). Oct 18, Nov 15 & Dec 13 1pm-6pm. Jumeirah at Saadiyat Island Resort (02 811 4342).
The Chef’s Brunch
The new Chef’s Brunch at Giornotte offers an amazing spread of dishes, with specialties made to order by the on-site chefs. There’s also a range of vegan options and a dedicated children’s area to keep the little ones entertained.
Dhs299 (soft drinks), Dhs399 (house beverages), Dhs599 (bubbly), Dhs90 (kids aged six-11). Fri 1pm-4pm. The Ritz-Carlton Abu Dhabi, Grand Canal, Khor Al Maqta (02 818 8888).
Teatro is now offering a super selection of Japanese delicacies every Saturday. This includes an amazing 22 different types of maki rolls, nigiri and sashimi, plus hot appetisers like yakatori, robatayaki, tempura and more.
Dhs189. Sat 6pm-11pm. Park Rotana Abu Dhabi, Khalifa Park area (02 657 3317).
The Big Beach Brunch at Escape pool Bar includes gourmet bites such as Italian nibbles from Vasco’s and live fajita stations. There’s plenty to keep everyone entertained too, with watersports, great tunes and access to the lovely pool.
Dhs229 (soft drinks), Dhs339 (house beverages noon-4pm), Dhs449 (house beverages noon-9pm). Noon-4pm or 9pm. Radisson Blu Hotel & Resort Abu Dhabi, West Corniche (02 656 2000).