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Something for every day of the week: 4th July-10th July

Things to do in Abu Dhabi this week: 4th July-10th July

Monday – Order from Yalla Biryani

If you can't face cooking or moving from the sofa after a long Monday, check out a new Indian Takeaway, Yalla Biryani.

From chicken and lamb biryanis to butter chicken biryani and mushroom pulao, there’s a rice and curry dish on the menu guaranteed to please every member of your family. For a limited time, get 25% off when you order directly from Yalla Biryani, and 20% off when you order on Zomato, Noonfood, Talabat, Deliveroo and Careem.

Where: Yalla Biryani – in the comfort of your own home!

For the limited 25% off order here.


Tuesday – “The Weft in Pencil” and “In Progress|In Process” at Warehouse 421

Spend some time among art at Warehouse 421. Currently the art space has two exhibitions, Jill Magi: The Weft in Pencil and In Process | In Progress.

The Weft in Pencil by Jill Magi is a collection of paintings and fabric works that are rooted in the grid or matrix. It’s presented as part of the Artistic Development Exhibition Program in partnership with The Institute for Emerging Art. Meanwhile In Process | In Progress is an exhibition showcasing projects and artworks from the first-year MFA students of NYUAD inaugural class of 2023.

Where: Warehouse 421

When: “Jill Magi: The Weft in Pencil” is on display until 11th September; “In Process | In Progress” is on display until 21 August.

Book your visit here.


Wednesday – Kids’ or Italian Afternoon Tea at Majilis Lounge

The Majilis Lounge has two new additions to its Afternoon Tea selection this summer.

The kids’ afternoon tea has been exclusively curated for smaller guests, with a spread that includes popsicles, ham and cheese sandwiches, and most importantly, the chance to have a go at being a pastry chef with an interactive cookie decorating activity!

The other addition to the Lounge’s tea options, is a special edition dedicated to the finest flavours of Italy. The Italian afternoon tea includes a selection of Italian cold cuts and cheeses, along with handcrafted cannoli. The teas also feature free-flowing barista coffees and loose-leaf teas, and Bellinis for an additional AED 40.

Where: Majilis Lounge at Rosewood Abu Dhabi

Price: AED 210 per person, or AED 230 including free-flowing Bellinis

For bookings call 02 813 5550, or email


Thursday – Italian Night at Choices

Couldn’t book a trip to Italy this summer? Take a culinary journey with Italian Night at Choices at the Yas Island Rotana.

Enjoy all the Italian classics from pizzas and pastas to Italian desserts.

Where: Choices at Yas Island Rotana

When: Thursdays from 6 – 10 PM

Price: AED 179 for the soft drink package, AED 279 for the house beverage package

To book call 02 656 4155 or email

Thursday – Thor: Love and Thunder at Vox Cinemas

The best way to escape the heat is to head to your nearest Vox Cinema, pick up your favourite snacks, and check out the latest Marvel movie. “Thor: Love and Thunder” opens on Thursday, 7th of July.

If superhero movies aren’t your cup of tea, you can also see “Elvis”, “Top Gun: Maverick”, “Minions 2: The Rise of Gru”, or “Jurassic World Dominion”, to name a few of the latest hits.

Where: All Vox Cinemas

When: 7th July


Friday – Yas Island presents DIASS at the W Lounge

Get your weekend off to an electric start at W Abu Dhabi.

Experience the unique beats and interpretation on the electronic music scene with DIASS.

Where: W Lounge, W Abu Dhabi – Yas Island

When: Friday, 11PM – 1AM

Price: AED 100 per person inclusive of 1 house beverage

To book, call 02 656 0000 or WhatsApp 50 642 1011


Saturday – Bad Bunnies Brunch at Mykonos Abu Dhabi

If you haven’t been able to try Mykonos Abu Dhabi yet, now is your chance to see it in full swing with the launch of their Bad Bunnies Party Brunch.

Swim in confetti and indulge in Mediterranean food this weekend with a live DJ and interactive entertainment.

Where: Mykonos Abu Dhabi, Le Méridien Village

When: Saturday, 9th July, 3 PM – 7 PM

Price: AED 199 (soft drinks and food), AED 299 (house spirits and food) or AED 349 (premium spirits and food)

For bookings, call 50 785 2320 or 50 258 5544


Sunday – Artists Swings – Eid At Mas

Enjoy a playful installation of 10 swings designed by 10 local artists.

Take your children or your inner child to swing your way through the installation and into the new week.

Where: Manarat Al Saadiyat

When: 9th July to 12th July

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