Meal deals for two under Dhs500
Short on dirhams? Here’s where you can eat for less in the city
SushiSan is a neat little Japanese place off Airport Road, and every Tuesday evening you can eat as much as you like from a menu featuring sashimi, gunkan, dynamite shrimp and more.
Holiday Inn, Al Sarafat, Abu Dhabi, Tue from 6.30pm, Dhs370 for two. Tel: (02) 6574856. Taxi: Holiday Inn, Airport Road. sushisan.ae
02. Aloft Al Ain
A hip, modern hotel in the garden city, it’s now offering a new unlimited sushi deal at its all-day dining outlet Olive Tree on Saturday evenings.
Aloft Al Ain, Al Towwaya, Al Ain, Abu Dhabi, Sat 7pm to 11pm, Dhs198 for two. Tel: (03) 7138888. Taxi: Al Ain football stadium. aloftalain.com
The old-school Italian outlet has a cheese and antipasti deal running daily with an antipasti buffet, a selection of breads with different flavoured butters, plus Italian cheeses, pizzas and risotto. For dessert, there’s a portion of tiramisu.
Crowne Plaza Abu Dhabi, Al Markaziyah, Abu Dhabi, Dhs330 for two. Tel: (02) 6166261. Taxi: Crowne Plaza. ichotelsgroup.com
04. JW Steakhouse
Steak lovers can save with a deal that runs daily at this Al Wahda outlet – you get an appetiser from the a la carte menu, plus a USDA Certified prime beef cut with a sauce of your choice, plus two glasses of house wine.
Marriott Hotel Downtown, Al Wahda, Abu Dhabi, daily 6pm to 7.30pm, Dhs484 for two. Tel: (02) 3047777. Taxi: Marriott Downtown, near Al Wahda Mall. marriott.com
05. District By Amalfi
The recently re-opened Italian is a celebration of all thing NYC, and Thursday evenings it hosts an event called Sera Con Amici (Evening with Friends). For your dirhams, you’ll get unlimited meat and cheese antipasti, Soho pizzas, pasta dishes and two house beverages. There’ll be a special beer menu showcasing brews from ten districts in New York as well, while classic gangster movies will play on screens in the background.
Le Royal Méridien, Al Markaziyah, Abu Dhabi, Thur 6pm to 11pm, Dhs300 for two. Tel: (02) 6950300. Taxi: Le Royal Méridien. leroyalmeridienabudhabi.com
Abu Dhabi’s Irish pub is offering four bottles of beer plus a large bowl of buffalo chicken wings at its Sunday promotion Winging It.
Al Raha Beach Hotel, Al Raha, Abu Dhabi, Sun, Dhs320 for two. Taxi: Al Raha Beach Hotel. Tel: (02) 6524333. mcgettigans.com
07. Byblos Sur Mer
Head to the upmarket Lebanese restaurant at the InterCon six days a week for its Fisherman’s Lunch deal. You get a selection of grills and mezzes plus soft drinks in the price.
InterContinental, Al Bateen, Abu Dhabi, Sat to Thur 12.30pm to 4pm, from Dhs490 for two. Tel: (800) 423463. Taxi: InterContinental. diningintercontinental-ad.ae
08. Jones The Grocer
Fans of cheese dreams should head to the Aussie café chain on a Thursday evening. You get unlimited wine and cheese for under Dhs400 and the deal is available in all branches in the capital.
Various locations including Pearl Plaza Tower, Al Khalidiyah, Abu Dhabi, Thur 7pm to 11pm, Dhs398 for two. Tel: (02) 6395883. Taxi: Next to Oryx Hotel. jonesthegrocer.com
09. El Sombrero
Taco lovers can eat as many as they like at this Mexican restaurant every Friday. The price also includes unlimited house beverages and live music from a Colombian trio who play salsa, mambo and merengue hits.
Sheraton Abu Dhabi, Al Markaziyah, Abu Dhabi, Fri, 6pm to midnight, Dhs498 for two. Tel: (02) 6773333. Taxi: Sheraton Corniche. sheratonabudhabihotel.com The recently launched venue on the sands of Saadiyat received a rave review from What’s On in our July edition, and you can try a new menu featuring its signature dishes on weekdays during lunch time – there are two and three course deals available.
St Regis Saadiyat Island Resort, Saadiyat Island, Abu Dhabi, Sun to Thur noon to 3pm, Dhs240 to Dhs300 for two. Tel: (02) 4988443. Taxi: St Regis Saadiyat. buddhabarbeachabudhabi.com
Arabic restaurant Kahraman has three sushi nights running weekly, with unlimited sushi, sashimi and more available, along with a dessert station and soft drinks included in the price.
Southern Sun Hotel, Al Zahiyah, Abu Dhabi, Mon, Wed, Fri, 7pm to 11pm, Dhs410 for two. Tel: (02) 8184888. Taxi: Southern Sun, Al Mina Street, Tourist Club. tsogosunhotels.com
12. Cho Gao
Pan-Asian restaurant Cho Gao hosts a night market on Wednesdays, with sushi, soup and salads on the menu, plus you get to choose one of the outlet’s signature main courses. There’s also a create-yourown dish station – choose your ingredients and watch the chefs cook it for you. Add to that a selection of tropical fruits including rambutan, lychee, mangosteen in the dessert station.
Crowne Plaza Abu Dhabi, Al Markaziyah, Abu Dhabi, Wed 7pm to 11pm, Dhs330 for two. Tel: (02) 6166261. Taxi: Crowne Plaza. ichotelsgroup.com