Foodie festival Taste of Abu Dhabi returns with mouthwatering line-up

Delicious treats and international pop stars at du Arena 

Taste of abu dhabi, Food festival, Abu dhabi, Yas island, Nadine coyle, Gary rhodes

Food, drink and music festival Taste of Abu Dhabi will return to du Arena from November 8 to 10.

As well as showcasing the hottest restaurants in the capital, the fifth edition of the family-friendly celebration will bring some extremely exciting guests to Yas Island.

Celebrity chef Gary Rhodes will be demonstrating his love for British cuisine in the Chef’s Theatre, as well as meeting fans at the pop up version of his restaurant Theatre.

Or, if sweet treats are more your thing, you’ll be hanging onto every word of baker Eric Lanlard’s baking masterclasses, while meat lovers can’t miss chef Tarek Ibrahim sharing his best barbecue recipes.

Sanjeev Kapoor, Jenny Morris and Reza Mahammed will also return for the event, and with a programme that’s packed full of helpful tips and challenges, there’s something for every foodie to get involved with.

While all this munching and cooking is going on, some show-stopping musical acts will be keep the crowd entertained and the party atmosphere going throughout the weekend.

The Bootleg Beatles will bring a little bit of Abbey Road to the Middle East when they perform on the Thursday night.

The British theme then continues with sets from former Girls Aloud singer Nadine Coyle and Britain’s Got Talent star Sarah Ikum.

Start building up an appetite now.

From Dhs35 (early bird tickets). November 8-10. Du Arena, Yas Island.

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