Not everyone has someone to get all romantic with, and some of those that do still don't want to rush out and celebrate Valentine's Day.
For the people of Abu Dhabi that fall into this category, we present these anti-Valentine's Day offers.
Both couples and singletons will have a blast at the Valentine’s edition of the Filini Supper Club. There’ll be top tunes from DJ Cliff Townley, brilliant views over Yas Links and unlimited amounts of bites and house beverages. Or to make things a bit more extravagant, you can indulge in a four-course dinner.
Dhs225 (supper club), Dhs550 (dinner per couple). Thu Feb 14. Radisson Blu Hotel Abu Dhabi Yas Island (02 656 2000).
Jazz & Fizz
Whether you’re happily single or totally loved up, all are welcome at the Moulin Rouge night at Jazz & Fizz. There’s live music and all guests get a glass of bubbly.
Thu Feb 14 7pm-11pm. Sofitel Abu Dhabi Corniche, Corniche Road (02 813 7777).
Fed up with all these nights designed for those in love? Well the Anti-Valentines Brunch will provide just the relief you need. With music from Sweet Chilli Jam and DJ Sonya Mac, plus lots of games and challenges, there’ll be good vibes all round. Just without the need for excessive romance.
Dhs199 (house beverages), Dhs299 (premium beverages), Dhs86 (kids). Fri Feb 15, 1pm to 4pm. Le Royal Méridien, Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Street (800 101 101).
The single folk of Al Ain can escape all the happy couples with unlimited drinks, tunes from a live band and a 20 percent discount on the after party at Peach Garden.
Dhs150 (unlimited house beverages). Feb 14 8pm-10pm. Radisson Blu Hotel & Resort, Al Ain, Al Sarooj (03 768 6666).
Porters English Pub
This fun traffic-light party also features a raffle draw and music from the resident live band and DJ Amanda.
Dhs99 (includes three house beverages). Thu Feb 14, 8.30pm-3am. Grand Millennium Al Wahda, Hazza Bin Zayed Street (02 495 3890).
The team at The Village in Le Méridien are looking after all the singletons in Abu Dhabi by offering a night of discounted drinks and top tunes at the Captain’s Arms, NRG Sports Café and Pappagallo.
Free entry (drinks from Dhs25). Feb 14 7pm-11pm. Le Méridien Abu Dhabi, Al Zahiyah (02 644 6666).
The Love Bites night at Velocity provides the perfect relief from all the happy couples. Ladies can enjoy three free house beverages, while gents get one complimentary glass of hops. There’s also a 40-percent discount on food before 10pm. With a live band providing the entertainment, you’ll be so glad to be part of the single crowd.
Free. Thu Feb 14. Marriott Hotel Downtown Abu Dhabi, Shaikh Rashid Bin Saeed Street (02 304 7777).