CHEAP & CHEERFUL (Dhs100-199)
@District By Amalfi Unlimited antipasti, pizzas, pastas and desserts, completed by Italian mob movies and graffiti.
→ Dhs150 (two house beverages). Thu 6pm-11pm. Le Royal Méridien Hotel, Sheikh Khalifa Street
(800 101 101).
Amerigos Mexican Bar and Restaurant The menu includes shredded beef salpicon ceviche atun, uesadillas, grills and desserts. → Dhs144 (soft drinks) Dhs228 (house beverages). Thu 7pm-11pm. Park Inn by Radisson, Yas Island
(02 656 2222).
Bistro A Thursday night with food from around the world. There’s also a Middle Eastern option on a Tuesday.
→ Dhs130 (soft drinks), Dhs250 (house beverages), Dhs65 (kids aged six-12), free (kids under six). Tue & Thu 7pm-11pm. Courtyard by Marriott, World Trade Center Abu Dhabi (02 698 2222).
Blu Sky Lounge & Grill The carvery offers roast meats, Yorkshire puddings, trimmings, cheeses and more. → From Dhs99. Thu 7pm10pm. Southern Sun Abu Dhabi, Al Mina Street, Al Zahiya (02 818 4888).
The Sportsman’s Arms There’s a barbecue brunch every Thursday and Friday.
→ Dhs165 (one dish and house beverages), Dhs240 (unlimited barbecue and house beverages). Thu-fri 7pm-10pm. International Tennis Centre, Zayed Sports City (02 447 1066). DUST OFF THE WALLET (Dhs200-299)
Dai Pai Dong Feast on authentic Cantonese hot pot. → Dhs208 (including tea), Dhs268 (sparkling and mocktails) Dhs328 (house beverages). Fri 6pm-11.30pm. Rosewood Abu Dhabi, Al Maryah Island (02 813 5550).
Filini Garden Get the weekend started with nibbles and drinks at this stylish bar. → Dhs225 (house beverages), Dhs99 (ladies, drinks only), Dhs150 (gents, drinks only). Thu 8pm-11pm. Radisson Blu Hotel Abu Dhabi, Yas Island (02 656 2000).
Market Kitchen Grab your friends and head to this cool and classy restaurant to catch up over tapas-style plates and free-flowing house beverages. → Dhs250 (soft drinks), Dhs375 (house beverages), Dhs499 (bubbly). Thu 8.30pm-11pm. Le Royal Méridien Abu Dhabi, Sheikh Khalifa Street (80 010 1101).
Pacifico TIKI A constant flow of goodies including shrimp pil pil, Canarian potatoes, calamari, meatballs, hot pot and a crème brûlée.
→ Dhs250 (soft drinks), Dhs275 (sparkling). Thu from 8pm. Al Bandar Marina, Al Raha Beach (02 556 6090).
The Foundry The Thursday steak feast includes the restaurant’s signature dishes. → Dhs265 (soft drinks), Dhs385 (house beverages). Thu 7pm-11pm. Southern Sun Abu Dhabi, Mina Street, Al Zahiyah (02 818 4888).
Todd English’s Olives Great quality and generous Medirerranean dishes served as the sun goes down.
→ Dhs230 (soft drinks), Dhs350 (house beverages), Dhs470 (bubbly). 4.30pm7.30pm. Venetian Village, The Ritz-carlton Abu Dhabi, Grand Canal, Khor Al Maqta (02 404 1941).
JUST BEEN PAID (Dhs300-399)
KOI Abu Dhabi A super selection of Japanese dishes served to the table. → Dhs340 (soft drinks), Dhs455(house beverages), Dhs495 (sparkling grape), Dhs595 (French bubbly). Sat 7.30pm-10.30pm. The Collection at The St. Regis Saadiyat Island Resort
(02 678 3334).
Stratos Take in the views from the 31st floor and feast on light dishes and sharingstyle platters of crispy squid, sliders, grilled octopus and much more.
→ Dhs325 (house beverages). Fri 8pm-11pm. Le Royal Méridien Abu Dhabi, Sheikh Khalifa Street (80 010 1101).