Tag: The Galleria

Why this Eid holiday is going to be the best one yet

Why this Eid holiday is going to be the best one yet

Make the most of the upcoming Eid holiday with our round-up of the best things to do around town. Eid al-Adha is observed by more than 1.8 billion Muslims around the world. The celebration marks the annual pilgrimage to Mecca, …

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Are you a chocoholic? You need to visit this place

Are you a chocoholic? You need to visit this place

Sprüngli has been in business since 1836 when it opened in Switzerland, one of the world’s most loved chocolate-making nations. Small but perfectly formed, the Abu Dhabi branch of the café is predominantly a chocolate shop with glass-topped counters beautifully …

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Why is this French restaurant such a surprise?

Why is this French restaurant such a surprise?

I was aged six when I received my full initiation into French cuisine. We were in Louhans, Burgundy, and I’d just been told off for gleefully trampling over my grandmother’s vegetable patch. As I squelched sullenly into the kitchen, my …

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How to make this the best Eid break ever at home and away

How to make this the best Eid break ever at home and away

Eid al-Fitr, the festival of the breaking of the fast, is a colourful time with feasts, fireworks and most importantly the chance to spend time with family and friends. Muslims share meals and sweets to mark the end of the …

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Hit Peruvian restaurant sets eyes on capital-based foodies

Hit Peruvian restaurant sets eyes on capital-based foodies

The country’s economy is a hot topic at the moment. Conversations often turn to mass redundancies, budget cuts and fuel prices. But if the economy has taken a dip, the food and beverage industry doesn’t seem to have noticed. New …

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This foodie event is serving up unique dining offers

This foodie event is serving up unique dining offers

As The Galleria gets ready to host its own foodie fest, we take a sneak peek at what’s being served up for Dining Week Ten days, more restaurants than we can count on two hands and a capital full of foodies …

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Is this crazy new venue the best Mexican in town?

Is this crazy new venue the best Mexican in town?

I am a Texan and that means I love TexMex. I grew up in Ninfa’s and nachos weren’t complete without queso – loosely translated in Texas as a melted form of synthetic cheese. Yum. My childhood memories revolve around birthdays …

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PREVIEW: Exhibition by Mark Luscombe-Whyte

PREVIEW: Exhibition by Mark Luscombe-Whyte

Famed British photographer Mark Luscombe-Whyte has opened a stunning exhibition at The Galleria. Take a look at his award-winning photography inspired by the capital and the Arab world. Presented by The Galleria and Architectural Digest Middle East, the exhibition features …

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REVIEW: New Italian restaurant dishes out Michelin-stamped service

REVIEW: New Italian restaurant dishes out Michelin-stamped service

Sometimes it feels like new restaurants are popping up in Abu Dhabi every day – and it’s hard to keep up. Al Maryah Island is soon to be home to several new outlets, many of which have already cemented themselves …

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BCA Month: Shopping district hosts community awareness campaign

BCA Month: Shopping district hosts community awareness campaign

The Galleria on Al Maryah Island is teaming up with Pink Caravan, a UAE breast cancer initiative by national group Friends of Cancer Patients in support of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. In a bid to boost awareness of causes, prevention, …

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