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Grape Pairings at Spaccanapoli
The cosy Italian restaurant has crafted a special à la carte of seasonal dishes to match a line-up of stellar Italian grape. It’s available until the end of the month.
Prices vary. Daily, until Nov 30, noon-11pm. Crowne Plaza Abu Dhabi, Hamdan Bin Mohammed Street (02 616 6261).

White Truffle Festival at BiCE

Month-long festivals seem to be the trend at Italian restaurants. Enjoy 30 days of creative dishes featuring white truffle at this intimate spot at Jumeirah at Etihad Towers.
Prices vary. Daily, noon-3pm, 7pm-11.30pm. Jumeirah at Etihad Towers, West Corniche (02 811 5555).


Express Lunch at Olive Tree
If you find yourself traipsing around the Garden City in search of a quick grab-and-go meal, stop by Olive Tree for its Zip In & Out, two-course business lunch offer. Diners get to choose from six different dishes.
Dhs49. Daily, noon-4pm. Aloft Al Ain, next to Hazza Bin Zayed Stadium (03 713 8888).

Sushi & Steak at Terrace on the Corniche
The international restaurant dishes up a sumptuous sushi and steak night to ring in the weekend each week. Slice into a variety of fine meats from around the world before stopping by the all-you-can-eat sushi station.
Dhs195. Every Thu, 7pm-11pm. The St. Regis Abu Dhabi, Nation Towers, Corniche Road West (02 694 4444).


Mexican Buffet at Rosewater
Like keeping things spicy? Make the most of this limited offer at Rosewater, then. Queue up for all your fave dishes from the popular cuisine every Friday this month. Top stuff, we promise.
Dhs200. Every Fri, 7pm-11pm. Jumeirah at Etihad Towers, West Corniche (02 811 5555).

Friday Brunch at Ingredients

The multi-cuisine restaurant is back with its Friday Feast with an all-new line-up of dishes. Fill your plate up at one of the five open kitchens as you enjoy quality drinks and live entertainment.
Dhs220 (soft drinks), Dhs310 (house beverages), Dhs390 (Italian bubbly), Dhs480 (French bubbly). Every Fri, 12.30pm-4pm. Eastern Mangroves Hotel & Spa Abu Dhabi by Anantara, Al Salam Street (02 656 1000).


Rooftop Lounging at Balcon Terrace

The outdoor terrace lounge has reopened with a new look and new eats. Enjoy tapas flavoured with Asian and Mediterranean flavours as you take shelter in one of the poolside cabanas.
From Dhs12-Dhs22. Daily, 3pm-1am. Southern Sun Abu Dhabi, Al Mina (02 818 4888).

The Taste of Arabia at Al Shams
For a truly Abu Dhabi experience, whisk your guests off to the enchanting Desert Islands Resort & Spa by Anantara on Sir Bani Yas Island for a taste of Arabia. Savour a variety of traditional dishes amid breath-taking surroundings.
Dhs280 (soft drinks), Dhs140 (kids aged four-12). Every Wed and Sat, 7pm-10.30pm. Desert Islands Resort & Spa by Anantara, Sir Bani Yas Island (02 801 5400).


Unlimited Tapas at Bravo Spanish Tapas Bar & Restaurant

Take a short trip to Spain courtesy the team at Bravo and its tantalising tapas deal. Diners can enjoy an all-you-can-eat selection of hot and cold tapas along with a carafe of Spanish grape.
Dhs175. Fri-Sat, 6pm-11pm. Sheraton Hotel & Resort, Corniche Road, Al Markaziya (02 3048287).

Business Lunch at Cho Gao
Drop by the pan-Asian restaurant downtown for a four-course menu that will get you through the rest of the day. Begin with a nourishing soup and a Cho Gao sampler platter. A main course follows with a portion of rice, and there’s ice cream, too.
Dhs75. Sun-Thu, noon-4pm. Crowne Plaza Abu Dhabi, Hamdan Bin Mohammed Street (02 616 6261).


Vegetarian Sharing Menu at Pachaylen
Showing some love to our vegetarian friends are the guys over at Pachaylen. The sharing set menu features creamy coconut preparations and a variety of vegetable dishes served signature-style.
Dhs90. Daily, 7pm-11pm. Eastern Mangroves Hotel & Spa Abu Dhabi by Anantara, Al Salam Street (02 656 1000).

Bubbly Afternoon Tea at The Drawing Room
The age-old tradition is taken to the next level at this elegant lobby lounge with its exclusive bubbly package. An amuse-bouche starts the evening off, followed by a triple-tiered tray comprising finger sandwiches and deliciously light home-made scones. Finish off with some delicate pastries and tarts.
Dhs160 (tea or coffee), Dhs200 (glass of Italian bubbly), Dhs250 (glass of French bubbly), Dhs290 (glass of rosé bubbly). Daily, 2pm-6pm. The St. Regis Saadiyat Island Resort (02 498 8888).


Prime Rib Evening at Butcher & Still
The charming 1920’s Chicago steakhouse plates up succulent cuts of prime rib when you visit on a Tuesday evening. The offer includes an impressive serving of salad, a fully-loaded baked potato and an ice cream sundae for dessert.
Dhs150. Every Tue, 6pm onwards. Four Season Abu Dhabi, Al Maryah Island (02 333 2700).

Grill Night at 55&5th, The Grill

Get past those mid-week blues with a little TLC at this fancy steakhouse. All you have to do is pick your favourite cut of meat, then sit back while it is cooked to your preference. Choices include 700g of T-bone, côte de bœuf or Chateaubriand, each served with sides and sauces.
Dhs600. Every Tue-Wed, 7pm-10.30pm. The St. Regis Saadiyat Island Resort, Abu Dhabi (02 498 8888).

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