With a menu of delicious sushi and other seafood dishes, Aquarium has always been a fun spot for a bite to eat in Abu Dhabi. We love it even more now that the new lunch deal offers a tasty starter and main course for less than Dhs80.
Dhs75. Sun-Thu, noon-6pm. Yas Marina, Yas Island (50 696 9357).
If you haven’t checked out the Abu Dhabi EDITION yet, now’s the perfect time. The very Insta-friendly hotel has just introduced a new brunch deal, and it is designed to be enjoyed by the pool in one of the stylish cabana beds. Serving dishes from Alba Terrace, the menu includes burrata, tuna tartar, pizzas, seafood and more.
Dhs300 (brunch), Dhs200 (Etihad staff). Sun-Thu noon-6pm. The Abu Dhabi EDITION, Al Bateen (02 208 0000).
Tastes of the Capital
50 of the city’s very best restaurants, including La Petite Maison, Hakkasan and COYA, will be offering curated set menus at either Dhs99, Dhs199 or Dhs299 per person. Now you have even more reasons to go out and enjoy the capital’s amazing dining scene.
Various prices and locations. daily until Aug 15. timeoutabudhabi.com/tastesofthecapital.
Mussel & Bustle
The Scene is serving fresh mussels for less than Dhs100. You can choose to have your pot marinated in creamy garlic, curry or several more adventurous options, and wolf it down with skinny fries or sourdough.
Dhs99. Tue 6pm-11pm. Yas Marina, Yas Island (050 797 0331).
Head to Ola Brasil for endless amounts of grilled meats (15 different types, just to be exact), sushi, salads, sides and international plates like pasta and pizza, all for less than Dhs110 per person.
Dhs109. Daily noon-4pm; 6pm-2am. Al Ghazal Golf Club, Mazdar City (055 519 0066).
Nahaam has launched a range of colourful bowls including a sashimi bowl, pollo bowl and also a vegetarian kimchi variety. There are reduced-priced drinks to go with them as well.
Dhs80 (poke bowl), Dhs15 (grape or hops). Sat-Thu 11am-11pm. Jumeirah at Etihad Towers, West Corniche (02 811 5666).
Saffron is bringing all the best flavours of the sea to the capital. The buffet spread features hot and cold fish and shellfish, Middle Eastern specialties and all the best l flavours from around the world.
Dhs150 (food). Thu 6.30pm-11.30pm. Pearl Rotana Capital Centre, Al Khaleej Al Arabi Street (02 307 5591).
Start the weekend early with a set menu of Cho Gao Marina Walk’s best pan-Asian dishes like wasabi prawns, beef rendang, mango sticky rice and sesame brûlée. It’s all served straight to your table, so you don’t even have to move an inch.
Dhs169 (soft drinks), Dhs269 (house beverages). Thu 7pm-11pm. InterContinental Abu Dhabi, King Abdullah Bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud Street (02 666 6888).
50 percent off brunch packages
Urban Kitchen has launched a new Friday Brunch, and to celebrate it is offering a 50 percent discount throughout the summer. It features carved meats, oysters, cheeses, Thai curries, seafood, kebabs, pastries and much more.
From Dhs180 (soft drinks). Until Sep 30. Fri 12.30pm-4pm. Dusit Thani Abu Dhabi (02 698 8137).
Essence has launched a summer brunch. It features dishes from steakhouse Rodeo Grill, German bar Brauhaus, Italian spot Prego, Japanese restaurant Benihana, Polynesian favourite Trader Vic’s and seafood venue Finz.
Dhs339 (soft drinks), Dhs478 (house beverages), Dhs604 (premium beverages), Dhs170 (six to 12 years). Fri 12.30pm-3.30pm. Beach Rotana Abu Dhabi, Al Zahiya (02 697 9011).
Tokyo Grill has launched a new promotion that lets guests learn how to become sushi masters and have a go at rolling their own rolls from scratch. Maki rolls are also on offer at reduced prices if yours don’t go exactly to plan.
Various prices. Sat 3pm-7pm. From Jul 6. Tokyo Grill, Venetian Village, The Ritz-Carlton Abu Dhabi, Grand Canal (800 6996).
Who said it’s too hot outside to enjoy a roast? That’s rubbish if you ask us. The roast offering at sports bar The Retreat includes hops or grapes, tasty carved meats, Yorkshire puddings and all the best trimmings.
Dhs130. Sat noon-6pm. The Westin Abu Dhabi Golf Resort & Spa, Khalifa City A (02 616 9999).