Sometimes you just need some hearty comfort food. The selection on offer at The Terrace on the Corniche’s Soulful Sunday night might not be the most photogenic, but the wholesome dishes such as beef wellington, cottage pie, casseroles and paella will leave you relaxed and satisfied.
Dhs245. Sun 7pm-11pm. The St. Regis Abu Dhabi, Nation Towers, West Corniche (02 694 4553).
Sunsets with your Valentine
Sontaya is encouraging us to be soppy throughout the whole of February with a special three-course set menu. It’s available every day between 6pm and 8pm (just in time for sunset) and includes dishes such as tempura king crabs, tiger prawns and cheesecake.
Dhs550 (per couple). Until Feb 28. Daily 6pm-8pm. The St.Regis Saadiyat Island Resort, Abu Dhabi (02 498 8443).
Get rid of the midweek blues and take yourself out for lunch. The business lunch deal at Dino’s Bistro Italiano lets you choose from two or three courses of lovely Italian fare in a casual setting.
Dhs80 (two courses), Dhs90 (three courses). Sun-Thu noon-3.30pm. Pearl Rotana Capital Centre, Al Khaleej Al Arabi Street (02 307 5591).
Is there any better way to spend a lunchtime than by sitting and munching on bite after bite of flavoursome dim sum? We don’t think so. Shang Palace has launched a new menu of the tasty dumplings, and you’ll be able to scoff as much of them as you like as part of the restaurant’s all-you-can-eat daily lunch deal.
Dhs115. Daily, noon-2.30pm. Shang Palace, Shangri La Hotel, Qaryat Al Beri (02 509 8888).
Ladies and boys
Girls can get three courses of tasty Thai food plus two hours of unlimited house beverages, while gents can enjoy
three courses and
a house beverage at this most raucous of karaoke nights at Mr Miyagi’s. Start warming up those vocal cords now.
Dhs99. Tue 5pm-1am. Yas Marina, Yas Island (050 797 0742).
Having a barbecue is always a brilliant idea, and it’s even better when it involves fine cuts of meat from 55&5th, The Grill. Take in the views of Saadiyat and sample delicious grills such as beef, chicken and seafood.
Dhs275. Wed 7pm-11pm. The St. Regis Saadiyat Island Resort, Abu Dhabi (02 498 8888).
We love getting glammed up and taking a selfie or two (come on, we all do it) but sometimes we want to go out for a lunch that’s a bit more casual. The lunch offer at PJ O’Reilly’s is ideal, and it also includes two house beverages.
Dhs99. Sat-Thu noon-3pm. Le Royal Méridien Abu Dhabi, Sheikh Rashid Street (800 101 101).
Munch your way through an extravagant buffet of seafood at Le Vendome. Highlights include smoked fish, bouillabaisse, prawn biriyani and ceviches.
Dhs272 (one house beverage). Thu 6.30pm-11.30pm. Emirates Palace, West Corniche (02 304 8344).
Sho flow nights
Looking for a new way to kick off the weekend? Well now you can celebrate reaching the end of the working week with unlimited amounts of sushi, sashimi and house beverages at Sho Cho. The top tunes and views over the Grand Mosque make it even better still.
Dhs250 (food and drink). Thu 7pm-midnight. Souk Qaryat Al Beri, Bain Al Jessrain (02 558 1117).
Aqua is taking over the glamourous outdoor area at Glo and serving up a four-course meal of culinary delights for a discounted price. Work your way through expertly made starters, salads, mains and desserts as you marvel at the city’s glittering skyline.
Dhs150. 7pm-10.30pm. Rosewood Abu Dhabi, Al Maryah Island (02 813 5550).
The Friday brunch at The Foundry features live stations serving tasty dishes such as beef wellington, and poke bowls, plus there’s the chance to build your own plate of creamy burrata.
Dhs275 (soft drinks), Dhs375 (house beverages), Dhs475 (bubbly). Fri 12.30pm-4pm. Southern Sun Abu Dhabi, Mina Street, Al Zahiyah (02 818 4888)