We all saving cash here in the capital, and by following Time Out Abu Dhabi you can find out about all the incredible deals on offer every week.
With so many amazing dining and nightlife venues in Abu Dhabi, it would be a shame not to make the most of them.
But, you don't have to spend a fortune to have a great evening in the capital.
So here's a few of our favourite deals to check out this week.
SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 16
To celebrate the launch of its new air-conditioned terrace, poolside bar Shades is treating us to a new happy hour with 50 percent off house beverages. With chilled vibes and cheap drinks, you won’t be able to keep us away.
Free. Sun-Thu 3pm-7pm. The Westin Abu Dhabi Golf Resort & Spa, Sas Al Nakhl (02 616 9999).
Stock Burger Co. is one of the most fashionable new burger joints in the city. So we’re so excited that all its burgers (including the camel burger) are buy one, get one free throughout September. But that’s not the only thing on offer; its wide selection of craft brews are also two for the price of one.
Noon-8pm (Sun-Fri) 11am-3am (Sat). Holiday Inn Abu Dhabi, Dhafeer Street (800 78625).
MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 17
Celebrate getting two days into the working week with a jaunt to the Warehouse. We’re all desperate for some relief from the relentless summer heat and with this weekly offer ladies can get three complimentary frozen mixed drinks. Nice one.
Free. Mon 8pm-1am. Pearl Rotana Capital Centre, Al Khaleej Al Arabi Street (02 307 5591).
At BU! girls can enjoy three free drinks during ladies’ night, while mixed tables get 30 percent off their food bill. The resident DJ will keep the tunes pumping all night, too. There is also a delicious menu of terrific Pan-Asian with a Latin twist to fill up on, too. Think everything from sushi to tacos, edamame to guacamole and more.
Free. Mon 8pm-onwards. The Hub, Mall at the World Trade Center, Abu Dhabi, (02 666 8066).
TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 18
Boasting a selection of the finest and freshest seafood, Sushi Soirée at Buddha-Bar Beach is a chance to indulge in unlimited food and house grape at this swish venue. Resident DJ Bambina is also on hand to provide amazing tunes throughout the night. Sounds like all our favourite things rolled into one brilliant event.
Dhs300. Tue 8pm-11pm. The St. Regis Saadiyat Island Resort, Abu Dhabi (02 498 8888).
Grab your most knowledgable friends and test your grey matter at Blu Sky Lounge & Grill. Presented by resident quiz master Chalkie, there’s a huge selection of happy hour drinks starting from just Dhs22.
Dhs22. Tues 8.30pm-onwards. Southern Sun Abu Dhabi, Al Mina Street, Al Zahiya (02 818 4888).
WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 19
What’s better than an authentic crispy Italian pizza? A pizza with a glass of hops or bubbly? Some of you will think so. You can pick up this deal every Wednesday at swish Italian joint Circo.
Dhs110. Wed 7pm-11pm. InterContinental Abu Dhabi, King Abdullah Bin Abdulaziz Al Saud Street (02 666 6888).
You can now sample a taste of the incredible Chinese restaurant Hakkasan’s greatest hits with a special set menu every night. From 6pm to 7.30pm you can enjoy a soup, a selection of dim sum, a main course and dessert. It comes with a flask of traditional Japanese rice beverage, too.
Dhs298 (with Japanese beverage). Daily 6pm-7.30pm. Emirates Palace, West Corniche (02 690 7999).
THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 20
Thursdays just got juicier, and cheaper, thanks to The Foundry’s Steak Feast. Indulge in a collection of signature dishes served to the table. Enjoy multi-servings of a selection including freshly-shucked oysters, salads, and top-quality cuts.
Dhs265 (soft drinks), Dhs385 (house drinks). Thu 7pm-11pm. Southern Sun Abu Dhabi, Mina Street, Al Zahiya (02 818 4888).
Buon Cibo means good food in Italian. Not only is there a stupendous Italian feast at Parmigiana but also free flowing grapes and live music.
Dhs189. Thu 7pm-10pm. Sofitel Abu Dhabi Corniche, Al Markaziya (02 813 7777).
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 21
Fantastic Lebanese restaurant Byblos Sur Mer (a multiple Time Out award-winner) has relaunched its Friday brunch. Expect superb Lebanese dishes presented with style and class.
From Dhs300. Fri 1pm-5pm. InterContinental Hotel, King Abdullah Bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud Street (02 666 6888).
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 22
There’s now another reason to head out to Al Ain at the weekends. Casual, bright and cheery, Olive Tree at Aloft Al Ain is the perfect spot to spend a lazy Saturday evening. Sushi lovers will be delighted to learn that its unlimited sushi offer is now running every week for only Dhs99.
Dhs99 (with water). Sat 7pm-11pm. Aloft Al Ain, Al Ain Square, Al Towayya (03 713 8888).
Kids under 12 have a dedicated menu at the brilliant Latin-Asian fusion brunch at BU! Better yet, for every adult that dines, one child gets to eat for free, too. Expect a laidback afternoon filled with exquisite small dishes, a main course and delicious dessert platter. The mocktails (and house drinks) are super as well. With chilled tunes and brilliant service, this is a top way to end the weekend.
Dhs195 (soft drinks), Dhs295 (house drinks). Sat 12.30pm-4.30pm. The Hub, Mall at the World Trade Center Abu Dhabi (02 666 8066).