7 things to do this week in Abu Dhabi

It’s a new month, so march into, well… March, and choose an activity from our top picks this week! 

 

 

Sunday, 1st March

Local flavours

arabic food spread

Sure Abu Dhabi offers a wide array of international cuisines but if you’re not tucking into local and regional fare, you’re totally missing out. With A collection of Middle Eastern favourites including Harira soup, lamb machboos, fish harra, kofta and Iranian chicken kebabs, Arabic Night makes it easy for you.

AED 99 with soft drinks, AED 179 with house beverages. Kahraman, Southern Sun Abu Dhabi, Al Zahiya. 6.30pm-10pm. Visit: facebook.com/SSabudhabi

 

Monday, 2nd March

drink pool side

Don’t let the high intensity of the office ruin your evening. Cool off with with 50% off selected beverages at Splash Happy Hour.

Splash Pool Bar, Marriott Al Forsan, Khalifa City. 11am-7pm. Visit: facebook.com/MarriottAlForsanAbuDhabi

 

Tuesday, 3rd March

Get creative

Abu Dhabi art

 

Are you an art buff? Here’s a chance to hone your skills and learn techniques for creating custom artwork with countertop epoxy’s art products, specifically Resin & Acrylics. This workshop, conducted by Nasim Al Majed, will cover the different variations of resin art applications and help get your creative juices flowing.

AED 350 for one workshop, AED 840 for a package of three workshops. Cultural Foundation, Rashid Bin Saeed Al Maktoum Street. 5pm-9pm. Contact: 02 657 6348, culturalfoundation.ae

 

Wednesday, 4th March

Take a stand

yoga inverted pose abu Dhabi

Do you find inversions scary, frightening or difficult? Well, you are not alone.We have all felt this way at some point and still get jitters about turning upside down in yoga sometimes. This four-week intensive program will help everyone develop the strength and body awareness to do a headstand, no matter where you are in your yoga practice. Sessions take place every Wednesday.

AED 350. YogaOne, Mangrove One Compound. 6.45pm-8pm. Visit: facebook.com/yogaoneUAE

 

To women like you

March is International Women’s Month. What better way to celebrate than sipping tea at La Femme Afternoon Tea at Orchid Lounge where you can enjoy a tête-à-tête over a bespoke afternoon tea, offering a delicious mix of traditional delicacies with a
touch of Thai flavors.

Dusit Thani Abu Dhabi

AED 98 per person for food and hot beverages, AED 108 per person with one glass of sparkling, Dusit Thani ,925 Sultan Bin Zayed The First Street (Al Muroor Road), Sun to Thu 2pm to 6pm. Contact: 02 698 8888 

 

Not forgetting the men

Novotel Abu Dhabi

Men, get your steak knives at the ready and get stuck into Gent’s Day, when a selection of steak platter for two accompanied with two glasses of grape or Negroni are there for the taking. It’s time to meat and sip!

AED 159, Choice Cut Steakhouse, Novotel Abu Dhabi Al Bustan mezzanine, Sheikh Rashid Bin Saeed Street, corner of Rabdan Street,  daily from 6pm to 12am. Closed on Sunday. Contact:  050 898 3698 or 02 501 6086, H6533-FB@accor.com

 

Thursday, 5th March 

Offers galore

Pearl Rotana Abu Dhabi

There’s something for everybody at  c.mondo , from themed nights and daily happy hours until 9pm, the ultimate Ladies’ nights every Sun and Wed 6pm until midnight with a free flow of bubbly, grapes and house beverages. Also, airline crew discounts daily from 12pm until closing with 50% off food and selected beverages, and teachers discounts daily from 12pm until closing with 50% off food and selected beverages

Centro Capital Centre, Al Khaleej Al Arabi Street, near ADNEC,  noon-1am (last orders 12:30 am). Contact: 02-4096514, fb.centrocapital@rotana.com

 

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