6 fun things to do in Abu Dhabi this week: September 19-22


A whole new week with a lot to do …

Planning your list of things to do in Abu Dhabi after work? Check out our list below where we’ve included limited menu to try, full moon yoga, an art exhibit, and more to try.

Here are 6 things to do in Abu Dhabi this week.

Sunday September 19th

Try the limited menu at Jones the Grocer

A longtime fan of Jones the Grocer? You will be pleased to know that there is a special edition featuring dishes from four celebrity chefs who have enriched the kitchen over the past 25 years. There are 10 dishes on the menu until December 23rd. These include crispy lamb salad from Chef Ed Baines, tagliatelle con melanzane e pomodoro and tiramisu from Chef Theo Randall and much more. The menu is available at all Jones the Grocer locations in the United Arab Emirates.

Jones the Grocer, available in the United Arab Emirates. Limited edition menu available until December 23rd @jonesthegrocer

Visit an art exhibition in Manarat al Saadiyat

The Photography Studio at Manarat Al Saadiyat presents ‘Khaleejiness’ in collaboration with the SWALIF Publishing House. The exhibition is based on “Encapsulated Volume 1: Photo-Essays on Khaleejiness”. The story is told through photographs, installations and videos of a newer generation, with an emphasis on their photo essays and personal exploration of Khaleejiness. Khaleeji means “from the Gulf” and Khaleejiness is an exploration of the Khaleeji identity as a multifaceted, ever-changing feature of reality. Works by 12 photographers can be seen in the exhibition. Tickets cost 20 Dhs and can be booked here.

Manarat Al Saadiyat, Saadiyat Island, Abu Dhabi, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. daily. Tel: (02) 6575800. @manaratalsaadiyat

Monday 20th September

Enjoy the tropical atmosphere in the West Bay Lounge

West Bay Abu Dhabi Lounge

Need a break from the capital’s skyline. Travel to West Bay Abu Dhabi, where you can relax in tropical surroundings with iconic sunset and ocean breezes. Chef Niko has enriched the menu with new culinary delicacies and Instagram-compatible desserts that can be combined with creations from the bar.

West Bay Abu Dhabi, Corniche Road, Al Bateen, Abu Dhabi. Tel: (0) 2 692 4375. @westbayabudhabi

Tuesday, September 21

Sign up for a full moon ritual on the beach

Full moon saadiyat

It’s a beautiful full moon on September 21st and the Inner Seed team is holding a full moon ritual. The full moon is said to pour out enormous amounts of energy. So when you cross over, you need to be in a calm state of mind to get its positive effects. The ladies-only session consists of heart-opening poses, meditation, breathing and cleansing exercises, and a full moon foot bath. The session is only open to women and takes place from 7:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Sign up for Dhs160 here.

Beach in front of the Saadiyat Rotana Hotel, Al Saadiyat, Abu Dhabi. September 21, 7.30 p.m. to 9 p.m. Dhs160. innerseeduae.com

Wednesday September 22nd

Immerse yourself in it Three course meal for only Dhs99 in one of these 17 restaurants

W Abu Dhabi

In September, Marriott restaurants host an elaborate three-course fixed-price menu for just Dhs 99 for casual dining. If you want to be pampered in a fine restaurant, it’s Dhs199. Some of the participating restaurants are Fairways and Sacci in the Westin Abu Dhabi; Garage in the W Abu Dhabi – Yas Island; Stratos and PJ O’Reilly’s in Le Royal Meridien and more. The full list, along with prices, can be found on morecravings.com.

Foodie Month in Marriott Hotels in various locations in Abu Dhabi. morecravings.com

Meet the girls group at Diablito


Ladies, meet up with the troops at this Mediterranean-inspired venue, where you can enjoy a 50 percent discount on the entire menu and unlimited sparkling wine for only Dhs 75 per person. The menu includes Mediterranean cuisine, Spanish tapas, pizzas and much more. It is available every Wednesday from 6 p.m. to 11 p.m.

Yas Marina, Yas Island, Abu Dhabi. Ladies Night every Wednesday from 6 p.m. to 11 p.m. Tel: (0) 2 565 1175. yasmarina.ae

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