New Entertainment hub in Abu Dhabi

An aquarium, a standalone cinema and views across the water - If you've heard about Al Qana, you'll probably be wondering what else is in store. Check out this quick guide to everything coming your way in 2021.

Al Qana, Abu Dhabi

Al Qana is a unique waterfront destination promising to bring a new definition of social dining and entertainment in Abu Dhabi.


You'll find a unique collection of attractions with state-of-the-art facilities from:

  • Waterside restaurants, in particular at Al Qana Marina which will feature seafood restaurants, cafes and marine services.

Dine by the waterside
  • The largest standalone cinema in Abu Dhabi and will be home to 15 screens and the world’s first Cinemacity “CityMAX” theatre. The cinema which can hold over 2000 people in different levels of viewing experience will include Abu Dhabi’s largest customised PLF (Premium Large Format) screen and will regularly promote heritage and cultural films. Children will be well-catered for too, with a dedicated Kids Cinema specifically styled and designed with comfortable and colourful seating along with its private kids’ lounge.

CityMAX - Abu Dhabi's largest standalone Cinema
  • The National Aquarium will be the Middle East’s largest aquarium. It will work with the Environmental Agency to help create the largest and one of the most innovative rehabilitation schemes of its kind to protect and rehabilitate wildlife in the emirate of Abu Dhabi, specifically sea turtles.


National Aquarium
  • The Bridge: first-of-its-kind lifestyle hub including wellness facilities such as a suspended indoor running track, group exercise classes and a spa with energised lounges and therapy rooms, plus a juice lab.

The Bridge
  • VR zone, E-Sports arena, standalone kids’ zone, called PIXEL which will will cater to families, gamers and technology enthusiasts. You'll have the chance to immerse in online gaming through the latest technology from a variety of virtual reality simulators. PIXEL will also include the first ever certified eSports academy in the region with the mission of highlighting the importance of playing responsibly. The hub will also feature an events space to host tournaments as well as an arcade area that will be run by gamers for gamers.