From barbecue dinners to family-friendly lunches and salsa parties to golf-themed events, here’s our suggestions for everything exciting in the UAE
Liwan, Swissotel Al Ghurair
Dine under the stars on Liwan’s delightful terrace with their SBG weekend griller barbecue buffet. Tuck into prime cuts of meat, marinated in a selection of sauces and cooked to perfection in any style you want – pan searing, braising in gravy or grilling on fire.
Geales, Le Royal Meridien Beach Resort & Spa
One for the whole family, visit Geales for a scrumptious Sunday lunch featuring classics such as Cod bon bons, Chicken liver pâté, British fish and chips and more. The restaurant’s Sweet Shop makes a return with puddings, pastries and cakes; while the kids will be entertained with arts and crafts, a bouncy castle and more.
Sundays from 1-4pm. AED195 per person (inclusive of soft beverages), AED345 per person (inclusive of house beverages) and kids under 12 dine complimentary (two kids for every adult). Call +9714 316 5550. Visit the website.
Rumba Cuban Bar & Kitchen, Club Vista Mare
Get transported to the streets of Havana at Rumba’s Salsa All Star night, where you can enjoy a thrilling night of Salsa with live performances and DJ sets dedicated to the Latin dance. Sip on signature concoctions and indulge in mouthwatering Latin-American delicacies.
Saturday from 9pm onwards. Dine à la carte (dishes start from AED55 onwards). Call +9714 570 8111. Visit the website.
Head to this newly-launched restaurant in Al Mankhool for a sublime culinary experience from a menu that re-establishes the grandeur and richness of Mughal cuisine, with a contemporary spin. Enjoy dishes such as Jalebi chaat, Murgh patta, Salmon tikka and Veg Haleem; and sips such as Smoked badam lassi.
Garage, W Abu Dhabi – Yas Island
Here’s one for all the golf-fans. Head to this spectacular property for a golf-themed B.I.G. – Brunch In Garage. Expect funky vibes at this high-octane party, with the sound of race cars swooshing by as you enjoy cold beverages from the signature Tap On Wheels cart and bites from five different culinary hubs.
Saturday, January 22 from 1-4pm. AED279 per person (Dry package), AED379 per person (Spirited package) and AED529 per person (Sparkling package). Call +9712 656 0000 or email email@example.com.
Kamoon, Khalidiya Palace Rayhaan by Rotana
Sit down to a cosy al fresco dinner at Kamoon and discover vibrant flavours from the Levant. Expect dishes such as One-meter kebabs, Organic sea bream, Nayeh tartare and more. Satisfy your sweet tooth with tempting treats including Cheesecake osmalieh and Kunafa; while tunes from an Oud player complete your experience.
Call +9712 657 0000 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.