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Cap in hand

Cap in hand

Captain America: The Winter Soldier (PG15) – starring Chris Evans, Samuel L Jackson, Scarlett Johansson and Robert Redford, directed by Anthony and Joe Russo For Marvel Comics, turning its most popular comics into Hollywood films has proved a massive success. …

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Opa!

Opa!

Before heading to Greek Night at Holiday Inn, our knowledge of the national cuisine stopped at moussaka and tzatziki. Never one to turn down the opportunity to try something new, we headed over to Lemon Tree on a Thursday night …

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Spare time for a symphony

Spare time for a symphony

Abu Dhabi Week meets the music-makers with a mission Abu Dhabi’s diverse population has contributed to the growing music scene here; from local rock bands and singing duos from the grassroots to professional musicians – the capital is truly expanding …

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Ties that bind

Ties that bind

Blood Ties (18+) – starring Clive Owen, Billy Crudup, Marion Cotillard, Zoe Saldana and Mila Kunis, directed by Guillame Canet Hollywood is no stranger to organised crime films; from ‘Scarface’ to ‘The Godfather’ trilogy. This 2013 remake of the 2008 …

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Restaurant that oozes quality

Restaurant that oozes quality

THE signature dishes on offer at Caramel, a darkly beguiling and compact restaurant that sits in The Collection at the St Regis Saadiyat Island Resort, are universally spectacular, and deserve their status as must-have items on any visit here. The …

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Flow Rider

Flow Rider

There’s a new way to get your aquatic kicks in the capital, as Jet Skis, wakeboards and ringos get blown out of the water – literally. Abu Dhabi Week strapped in to check out why flyboarding is really beginning to …

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The delights of the Garden City

The delights of the Garden City

Abu Dhabi Week sets out to explore the emirate’s second city, Al Ain A lush oasis amidst mountains of golden sand, Al Ain has played an important and vital role in the history of the UAE. The second largest city …

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Do you feel the need…?

Do you feel the need…?

Need For Speed (PG15) – starring Aaron Paul, Dominic Cooper and Imogen Poots, directed by Scott Waugh Unsurprisingly, movies that use video games as source material are very attractive to studios. They come with a ready-made audience, almost guaranteed to …

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The best of British

The best of British

The recently launched ‘At the Table!’ brunch at Rhodes 44, overseen by British chef Gary Rhodes, is looking to raise the bar even further for the city’s brunchers with a fabulous selection of dishes served family-style at the table. There’s …

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Masses of monuments

Masses of monuments

Abu Dhabi Week explores the majesty of India’s marvels Visiting India, you will be taken on a historical escapade; learning of the British rule, the great emperors of the time and the architecture of the eras. The initial shock on …

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