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ADR Things to do: The ADR Week - Eid Al Adha edition

Eid Mubarak from the ADR Team! We’ve rounded up the best staycations, meals, shopping and fun you can indulge in over the holiday.

 

Monday, 17 June

Yas Bay Waterfront Fireworks and Food



Pop over to Yas Bay for the last night of Yas Island’s Eid Al-Adha fireworks and have a bite while you wait for the show. At Paradiso, pizza lovers can enjoy unlimited pizza and beverages await from 7:00pm to 9:00pm for only AED 195 on Monday. At Nuri Grill & Bar, the Butcher's Feast awaits. Choose from four special cuts or six premium cuts, each served with a spicy kimchi or dwen-jang stew accompanied by a variety of Korean sides. Available from 12:00pm to 12:00am, starting at AED 270 for a minimum of two orders. Meanwhile, Café Del Mar invites guests to dive into Lobster Night on Monday. From 7:00pm until closing, a 50% discount on all fresh lobsters. For a traditional Irish pub experience, McCafferty’s is the choice. this Eid to put your trivia skills to the test with their special ‘Big Fat Quiz’ happening on Mondays from 7:00pm – 10:00pm. Participants will get the chance to win brunches, lunches and more! The Lighthouse Restaurant & Bar is offering a special Mediterranean menu crafted exclusively in celebration of the Eid holiday from June 15 – 23. The menu features baby lamb with couscous, as well as seared grilled chicken with harissa, and the sweet delight of kunafa. At Zeera by Buddha Bar, an Eid Bollywood Night awaits on Monday and Tuesday from 7:00pm to 10:00pm. The sharing menu priced at AED 149 per person, with special kids’ meals available for AED 80.

Finally, Bushra by Buddha Bar will offer an Eid dinner celebration from Sunday to Tuesday with a three-course set menu paired with a house beverage for AED 249 per person starting at 7:30 pm.

 

 

When: 16 - 18 June

Where: Yas Bay Waterfront

 

 

Tuesday, 18 June

Dinner and Fireworks at Yas Marina


Enjoy delicious bites and take in Yas Marina’s Eid al-Adha fireworks. Prefer Italian food? Make a reservation at Ciprianiwhere you can enjoy dishes like veal milanesine and tiramisú. Want a taste of North African and Middle Eastern flavors? Ishtar is your best bet with dishes like risotto sayadiyeh. Or try Diablito or Mika for classic Mediteranean fare. Each restaurant is sure to give you a great view of the Marina where you can watch the Eid al-Adha fireworks starting at 9 pm. 

 

When: 16 - 18 June

Where: Yas Marina

 

 

 

Bonus option - Tuesday, 18 June

Indulge in 7 Courses at Punjab Grill



Not interested in fireworks? Try the 7 course tasting menu at the Punjab Grill instead. Visit their locations at the Anantara Downtown or The Ritz Carlton Grand Canal, Venetian Village. The 7 course menu includes dishes such as Cheese Kulcha with Chilli, Walnut & Dates, Stuffed Aloo, Chilli & Peanut Thecha, Kulfi, Saffron Falooda, Rose & Khus Granita and so much more.

 

When: 12:00 pm – 11:30 pm during Eid Al Adha break

Where: Punjab Grill at Anantara Downtown or The Ritz Carlton Grand Canal, Venetian Village

Price: AED 300 (v) or AED 350 (nv)

 

For bookings and further information visit https://punjabgrill.me/

 

Wednesday, 19 June

An Eid to Remember at the Palace


 

In honour of Eid al-Adha, Emirates Palace Mandarin Oriental is offering a special staycation package. Valid from 14 to 23 June, this package includes daily breakfast and lunch or dinner at Vendôme for two adults and up to two children. Meanwhile, The Spa at Mandarin Oriental is offering a special gift alongside its Celestial Black Diamond Facial. From 16 – 18 June, those looking to relax and reflect during Eid Al Adha will receive a complimentary face mask from the luxury skincare brand, 111Skin. During the same period, receive 20% savings on the purchase of two or more perfumes when you book the Traditional Italian Shave at the Acqua di Parma Barbiere. The Mandarin Cake Shop at Episodes offers a traditional Eid gift basket priced at AED 300. This includes organic honey from on-site beehives, Arabic desserts such as baklava and halva, a chocolate falcon, mixed nuts, and more.

 

When: From 14 - 23 June

Where: Emirates Palace Mandarin Oriental

 

For bookings and further information visit mandarinoriental.com/abu-dhabi

 

Thursday, 20 June

Spend and Win at the Galleria


 

The Galleria will have a Spend & Win activation during Eid al Adha. Guests who spend AED 500 or more in combined receipts (guests can combine receipts from multiple brands and across multiple days) between 17 to 23 June 2024 will have the chance to play the Eid Al Adha Spend & Win Game and win gift cards ranging from AED 100 to AED 2,500. The game itself is simple. Guests present their receipts and pick a prize or multiple prizes (depending on receipt value) to place in their preferred lucky coin drop slot at the bottom of the board. Drop a coin in from the top, and as the coin zigzags through the pegs, it will ultimately land in one of the prize slots at the bottom. If the coin lands in the slot with the prize you have chosen, you win!

 

There will also be sales! If you register for a Galleria VIP Pass, you can get additional discounts at brands like 2XL Furniture and Home Décor, American Rag Cie, COS and salons like Margaret Dabbs London and Elite Professional. Dining benefits include Asador de Aranda, Eat Greek, Entrecôte Café de Paris, the Michelin Star favourite 99 Sushi Bar & Restaurant among other restaurants.

 

When: 17 - 23 June

Where: The Galleria

 

For bookings and further information visit https://www.thegalleria.ae/en

 

Friday, 21 June

Meet the Cartoon Network at Dalma Mall



Grab your little ones and head over to Dalma Mall to meet their favourite characters! The mall is hosting a Cartoon Network adventure from June 17 to 23. In collaboration with Warner Bros. Discovery Global Themed Entertainment and produced by EventBox, this Eid al-Adha event promises family fun. Your kiddos can meet characters like Ben 10, The Powerpuff Girls, and Jake and Finn from Adventure Time.Entry is free, but meet-and-greet opportunities are limited and require pre-registration. The registration link will be published soon. To register, download the Dalma mobile app and access the link through it.

 

When: June 17 - 23

Where: Dalma Mall

 

For bookings and further information visit https://www.dalmamall.ae/

 

 

Saturday & Sunday, 22 - 23 June

Gather with Friends and Family at Umm Al Emarat Park



You’ve had a week filled with festivities and activities, slow down and visit Umm Al Emarat Park this weekend and grab a bite at one of their restaurants. If you’re bringing the kids, we recommend first stopping by the Animal Barn. They'll get the chance to meet their favorite animals, from goats and rabbits to tortoises and emu birds. Kids can also hop on camel and pony rides and can feed the animals. Then to feed yourself, you can choose from SALT, OVO Café, Parker’s, Home Bakery, Farmers Bistro and Milestones Coffee. Be sure to top off your day with a cold ice cream at Movenpick Ice Cream.

 

Where: Umm Al Emarat Park

Price: Entrance is AED 10

 

For bookings and further information visit https://www.ummalemaratpark.ae/en/Home

 

 

 

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