Dim Sum & Sushi at Cho Gao - Under Dhs125
Enjoy sharing platters of delicate dumplings and hand-crafted sushi rolls at this popular Pan-Asian venue. The downtown restaurant is usually packed, so get there early.
Dhs115 (food only), Dhs215 (house beverages). Every Wed, 6pm-10pm. Crowne Plaza Abu Dhabi, Hamdan Bin Mohammed Street (02 6166149).
Steak feast at The Foundry - Under Dhs199
A set menu, comprises the restaurant’s greatest hits is brought to your table as you toast to the end of another long week. There’s freshly-shucked oysters, crisp salads and of course top-quality cuts of meat.
Dhs199 (soft drinks), Dhs299 (house beverages). Every Thu 7pm-11pm. Southern Sun Abu Dhabi (02 818 4888).
Eat. Play. Laugh. at Kuzbara - Under Dhs300
The food is great here, but that isn’t the best part. The entertainment is on point, too. Foosball, jenga, video games, a magician and the hotel’s resident DJ, spinning tunes to keep the party going.
Dhs275 (soft drinks), Dhs380 (house beverages), Dhs450 (sparkling grape). Every Fri 12.30pm-4pm. Marriott Hotel Downtown Abu Dhabi, Sheikh Rashid Bin Saeed Street (02 304 7777).
Unlimited Ribs & Wings at Belgian Café - Under Dhs150
The Belgian place does more than mussels, you know. Kick back with unlimited portions of ribs and chicken wings as you prepare for the week ahead.
Dhs135. Every Sat, 4pm-11.30pm. InterContinental Abu Dhabi (02 666 6888).
Get Flambéed at Ray’s Grill - Under Dhs250
Sit back into your chair as the chefs at this steakhouse set ablaze medallions of tenderloin tableside. The deal includes a choice of sauce, a potato dish and a side.
Dhs240. Until Sep 30, daily 7pm-11pm. Jumeirah at Etihad Towers (02 811 5666).
Sushi at sunset at Azura Panoramic Lounge - Under Dhs125
Unlimited sushi awaits at this cool rooftop spot, so make sure you roll into it hungry. The alfresco venue also boasts panoramic views of the Arabian Gulf. A relaxing way to beat those mid-week blues.
Dhs120 (soft drinks), Dhs189 (two house beverages). Every Mon, 7pm-11pm. The St Regis Abu Dhabi, Nation Tower, Corniche (02 694 4553).
Escape to Pattaya at Fishmarket - Under Dhs150
Feast on deep-fried crispy red snapper with green mango salad courtesy the Thai-style seafood restaurant’s new deal that’s on offer all this month.
Dhs100. Sun-Thu 12.30pm-4pm, 7pm-11.30pm, Fri-Sat 12.30pm-11.30pm. InterContinental Abu Dhabi, King Abdullah Bin Abdulaziz Al Saud Street (02 666 6888).