This week’s 14 best dining deals

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Service Industry Night at BU!

The guys at BU! are toasting the hard-working men and women of the hospitality trade with a special 50 percent off deal on food and drinks. Now isn’t that nice?
Prices vary. Sat-Thu. The Hub, The Mall at World Trade Center, Al Markaziyah (02 666 8066).

Paella Night at Aquarium
Sail off to sunny Spain courtesy of this tasty deal at Aquarium. You have four hours to devour unlimited pans of paella every Wednesday for only Dhs75. And what’s more, ladies will be treated to free-flowing house beverages as they dine.
Dhs75. Wed 7pm-midnight. Yas Marina, Yas Island (02 565 0007).


Lunar Street Eats at BU!

Take to the streets of Latin America and feast your way through delicious delicacies and traditional bites at BU!. There’s music, house beverages and lots more. Sounds like a great way to ring in the weekend, don’t you think?
Dhs150 (street eats), Dhs350 (street eats and house beverages). Thu 8pm onwards. The Hub, The Mall at World Trade Center, Al Markaziyah (02 666 8066).

Truffle Festival at Villa Toscana

If you’ve got a nose for truffles, you’re going to want to make a reservation at Villa Toscana for this exclusive festival. Feast on freshly made pasta to creamy risotto and much more. It only runs until the end of this month, so hurry.
Starting from Dhs75. Until Oct 31 7pm-11pm. The St. Regis Abu Dhabi, Nation Towers (02 694 4553).


Halloween Brunch at InterContinental Abu Dhabi

If you’re looking for a place where you can eat, drink and be scary, drive over to the InterContinental Abu Dhabi for its special Halloween-themed Friday Marina Brunch. The hotel is running a special deal that gets you one package free with the purchase of one.
Dhs299 (soft drinks), Dhs399 (house beverages), Dhs485 (bubbly). Oct 27 noon-4pm. InterContinental Abu Dhabi, King Abdullah Bin Abdulaziz Al Saud Street (02 666 6888).

Ravioli and Wellington at The Terrace on the Corniche

This restaurant has introduced a series of themed nights for every day of the week. Its Friday night offering celebrates two stalwarts of English and Italian cuisines. Step right in for a taste of beef Wellington and fresh, home-made ravioli. Don’t mind if we do.
Dhs195. Fri 7pm-11pm. The St. Regis Abu Dhabi, Nation Towers (02 694 4553).


Saturday Brunch at Li Jiang

If nothing hushes your rumbling stomach like a basket of delicately packed dim sum, we get you. And so do the folks at Li Jiang who are rustling up platters of the little dumplings and lots more for you to feast on. Dine on rice and slurp up noodles at this family-friendly afternoon.
Dhs170 (soft drinks), Dhs270 (house beverages), Dhs370 (bubbly). Sat 1pm-4pm. The Ritz-Carlton Abu Dhabi, Grand Canal (02 818 8282).

Oktober-Feast at Choice Cut Steakhouse

Want to partake in the Oktoberfest celebrations but are strapped for cash? This steakhouse can sort you out with this deal that includes a platter of German eats big enough for two. There’s veal bratwurst, sauerkraut, potatoes and pretzels.
Dh99 (food only), Dhs159 (two pints of German hops). Mon-Sat 6.30pm-midnight. Novotel Abu Dhabi Al Bustan, Sheikh Rashid Bin Saeed Street (02 501 6444).


Balearica Supper Club at Ray’s Bar

DJ Stew sets the scene once a week at our favourite bar with a view as you enjoy a platter of snacks and dessert. The deal includes unlimited house beverages and one signature mixed drink.
Dhs150. Sun 8pm-10pm. Jumeirah at Etihad Towers, Corniche Road (02 811 5555).

Business Lunch at Cho Gao Marina Walk
Looking for an impressive venue to help you seal that important deal? Head to Cho Gao Marina Walk at the InterContinental Abu Dhabi. Its business lunch offers a genuine taste of Asia over two- and three-course options.
Dhs95 (two courses), Dhs120 (three courses). Sun-Thu noon-4pm. InterContinental Abu Dhabi, King Abdullah Bin Abdulaziz Al Saud Street (02 666 6888).


Business Lunch at Pappagallo

Lunch like the Italians at this cosy venue. Pick from a variety of appetisers before filling up on a selection of mains and rounding things off with something sweet. For an additional Dhs10 you can add a soft drink and coffee to your meal. For Dhs20 more you can enjoy a house beverage and coffee.
Dhs65 (two courses), Dhs79 (three courses). Sun-Thu 12.30pm-3.30pm. Le Méridien, Al Zahiyah (02 644 6666).

Global Burgers at Shades

Enjoy a selection of juicy burgers from around the world at this pool bar. There’s representation from New Zealand, America, Mexico, India, France, Germany, Italy and lots more. There’s also the Westin’s signature hopper burger. Yum.
Dhs85. Daily 4.30pm-11pm. The Westin Abu Dhabi Golf Resort & Spa, Sas Al Nakhl (02 616 9999).


Halloween Buffet at Rosewater

The elegant restaurant is hosting a special, Halloween-themed buffet. Feast on a variety of food as the kids are kept busy with their own entertainment, including face painting, a cheeky clown and a balloon sculptor.
Dhs200 (soft drinks), Dhs325 (house beverages), Dhs399 (sparkling). Oct 31 6pm-11pm. Jumeirah at Eithad Towers, Corniche West (02 811 5666).

Ladies' Night at The Forge

Gather your best gals and make your way to The Forge for a night of good food and good times. The pre-selected three-course menu lays a focus on healthy gourmet eats and crafted beverages.
Dhs195 (three courses and two house beverages). Tue 7pm-11pm. The Ritz-Carlton Abu Dhabi, Grand Canal (02 818 8282).

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