Things to do in Abu Dhabi this week: 27th June-3rd July
Monday – Namm Spa, Dusit Thani Abu Dhabi
Week already off to a stressful start? Treat yourself with a summer revitalization spa package at Namm Spa at Dusit Thani.
Rejuvenate your wellbeing with a relaxing 30-minute Body Scrub or Wrap, and a 60-minute Swedish or Deep Tissue Massage.
Where: Namm Spa, Dusit Thani Abu Dhabi
When: Available through 15th September
Price: AED 500
Tuesday – La Noche Blanca party at COYA Abu Dhabi
Celebrate National Ceviche Day with COYA Abu Dhabi. The Peruvian restaurant is pulling out all the stops to celebrate one of the most important Peruvian dishes.
COYA Middle East Head Chef Pang and his team have curated a special ceviche platter just for the occasion. You can try six different creative ceviches with combinations like red snapper with truffle ponzu and chives; spicy yellowfin tuna with chili garlic, sesame seeds and soy; and coconut bream ceviche with aromatic burnt coconut, grilled peppers, mango and crispy corn. If you love shellfish, you can try lobster ceviche and Argentinian red prawn ceviche, and any vegetarians can enjoy a mushroom ceviche with corn, shallots and crispy enoki mushrooms.
Where: COYA Abu Dhabi at the Four Seasons Abu Dhabi
When: The special ceviche menu is available from the 27th June to the 3rd July
Price: AED 358
For reservations call 02 306 7000 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Wednesday – PJ’s Quiz Night at Le Royal Meridien Abu Dhabi
Beat the midweek slump with a good ole’ pub quiz PJ O’Reilly’s. Hosted by DJ Sonya Mac, you can add on unlimited wings for AED 80 while you enjoy interactive rounds until 10 pm.
Where: PJ O’Reilly’s, Le Royal Meridien Abu Dhabi
When: Wednesdays, 8 – 10PM
Price: Unlimited wings for AED 80
For more information and bookings call 800 101 101 or email email@example.com
Thursday – Movie Nights at The Matinee
Instead of another movie night at home, gather your family for a fun dive-in theatre night at The Matinee at the WB Abu Dhabi.
Relax on loungers and eat Mediterranean and grilled specialities and refreshing beverages while watching your favourite WB movies. The Matinee’s movie line-up includes the Harry Potter, Fantastic Beast, Justice League, and Superman movies. Cartoons including Tom & Jerry, Bugs Bunny, and Daffy Duck will keep your little ones entertained.
Where: The Matinee at WB Abu Dhabi
When: Daily at 7 PM
Price: À la carte menu
For more information and reservations call 02 815 0000 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Friday – Cultural Foundation
Take a break from the heat with an art-filled day at Cultural Foundation.
First up, check out Farah Al Qasimi’s exhibition, “General Behaviour”. The US-based Emirati artist’s show explores the layers of multi-culturalism and consumer culture in the UAE, while challenging our perception of reality and navigating the intimacy of public and personal spaces. The exhibition is presented in four main sections:
The World is Sinking; Bodies and Spectre; May’s Blue Eye and Trompe L’oeil.
The show also includes Al Qasimi’s video works, Alone in a Crowd and Dream Soup.
Once you’ve seen “General Behaviour”, head over to the whimsical pop-up inspired by it, “Cake and Sprinkles”. Treat yourself to tasty food and drinks while exploring more artwork and playing in the arcade zone.
Where: Cultural Foundation
When: Until the 20th September, 10AM – 7 PM
Cake and Sprinkles
Where: Cultural Foundation
When: 23rd June – 31st August
Saturday – Thursday: 9AM – 10PM
Friday 2 PM – 10 PM
Saturday – Bottomless Gin ‘O Clock at Hidden Bar
Hidden Bar has brought back Gin ‘O Clock with a new, nostalgic twist. You can enjoy an evening with antipasti boards and two hours of free-flowing juniper and tonic, house grapes, and hops, all while listening to classic ‘80s tunes.
If you or any of your friends are vegan, don’t worry, the antipasti boards are available with 100% vegan options.
Where: Hidden Bar, Rosewood Abu Dhabi
When: Saturdays until the end of September, 6PM – 12AM
Price: AED 180 per person and an additional AED 85 per antipasti board refill
Sunday – Design & Dine’s Luxury Sunday Social
Learn how to paint your own boho plant pot and enjoy a sociable all-you-can-eat-breakfast with Bottomless Mimosas, Bellinis and Sparkling drinks (or coffee, tea, mocktails and juices).
You can go alone or with friends, you’ll have the option to join a big group table or have your own table. Whatever you choose, you’ll be able to wind down your weekend and take home a stylish plant pot.
Where: Le Noir, The Collection Residences
When: 3rd July, 11AM
Price: AED 310 (AED 170 online, and an additional AED 140 at the event)
Book your tickets here.