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Things to do in Abu Dhabi: The ADR Week with Anna Torrez - 3 June 2024

It's the start of summer, so we've been checking out the fun things to do in Abu Dhabi, that keep you in cool and entertained this week.


Monday - 3 June

Cinq à Sept - LPM Abu Dhabi

Cocktails at LPM
Cocktails at LPM

Decompress after a long Monday with a bite at LPM Abu Dhabi! Last month, the restaurant released a new menu to complement their Cinq à Sept cocktail menu. If you haven’t tried it, it’s worth a visit! Need a better excuse to go out on a Monday? It’s this reporter’s 30th birthday, go out and have fun for her!


When: Monday - Friday from 5 - 7 PM

Where: LPM Abu Dhabi

Price: Cocktails start at AED 48


For bookings and further information visit, call +971 2 692 9600 or email



High Tea Tuesday at Conrad Abu Dhabi Etihad Towers

High Tea at Conrad at Etihad Towers
High Tea at Conrad at Etihad Towers

Conrad Abu Dhabi Etihad Towers recently launched a new high tea in their exclusive Level 45. Previously only available to guests booked on the floor, the hotel has now opened a daily afternoon tea for small groups. Take in the view of the capital and enjoy the menu curated by Chef Sumeda including dishes like honey-glazed duck and bourbon vanilla flan. With white-glove service and a harpist, you’ll feel like you stepped into a scene from The Crown.


When: Daily seating at 2 and 4 PM

Where: Conrad Abu Dhabi

Price: AED 280 or AED 350 with an included glass of Ferrari Prosecco


For bookings and further information visit the website, call 028115666 or email



Dine at the Chef’s Table at Buddha Bar, St. Regis Saadiyat Island Resort

Chef's Table
Chef's Table

 You made it halfway! Get through that midweek slump and reward yourself with a luxurious night out at Buddha Bar. The restaurant is offering a tasting menu filled with bites like tuna tartare, wagyu yakitori, baked cod, and more at the Sushi Counter. This isn’t any run of the mill dinner though. Enjoy live interaction with the chefs as they craft each dish before your eyes. Elevate the evening with an exquisite wine-paired experience, available on request.


When: 7 - 9 PM and 9:30 - 11:30 PM

Where: Buddha-Bar Beach Abu Dhabi, The St. Regis Saadiyat Island Resort

Price: AED 595 (food only); AED 795 (grape pairing)


For bookings and further information call 971 2 498 8443 or email



Take in a Show - Sister Act: The Musical - Abu Dhabi Choral Group


Sister Act live show
Sister Act at NYUAD

The Abu Dhabi Choral Group’s summer production opens on Thursday and it’s sure to be a good one! This summer, they're putting on Sister Act: The Musical. Based on the iconic movie, Sister Act: The Musical transports audiences into the lively world of Deloris Van Cartier, as she seeks refuge in a convent after witnessing a crime. With her vibrant personality and musical prowess, Deloris revitalizes the convent’s choir, injecting it with infectious energy and harmony.


When: 6 and 7 June at 7:30 PM; and 8 June at 2:30 PM and 7:30 PM

Where: NYUAD Red Theater

Price: Tickets start at AED 55


For bookings and further information visit the website or email



Be Amazed at Fontana Circus - Yas Island


Circus show
Fontana Circus show


End your work week with some high flying sights. Fontana by Cirque du Liban is the first travelling water circus in the Middle East and it’s only in Abu Dhabi a little bit longer. Featuring a musical dancing fountain alongside international circus acts, the dancers, gravity-defying aerialists, and circus thrills that will be fun for everyone.


When: Dates and times vary but the Circus leaves on 20 June

Where: Fontana Circus Tent (facing Etihad Arena)

Price: Tickets start around AED 105


For bookings and further information visit



Celebrate Rosé at Flamingo Room by Tashas


Flamingo Room by tashas Abu Dhabi
Flamingo Room by tashas Abu Dhabi

The second Saturday of June is Rosé Day and the best way to celebrate is with free flowing rosé and a three course menu at the pink-est restaurant in town, Flamingo Room by Tashas. Indulge in tasty dishes like butternut carpaccio, salmon wellington and cacio e pepe while sipping on Minuty.


When: 7 - 9 June

Where: Flamingo Room by Tashas

Price: AED 495


For bookings and further information visit the website or call +971 02 675 9301 or email



Escape to Al Wathba

Al Wathba
Day Pass at Al Wathba

Escape the city before the weekend ends and head over to Al Wathba, a Luxury Collection Desert Resort & Spa for an Adventure Day Pass. Spend the day relaxing by the pool and enjoy your choice of a 20-minute single person activity with their Flow Rider, Archery, Horseback Riding or Camel Riding. Don’t want to go back to the city too soon? Add-on a sundowner for AED 50. Have a glass of house wine or prosecco and cheese platter and enjoy the sunset from the Al Mesayan Roof Top Bar.


Where: Al Wathba, a Luxury Collection Desert Resort & Spa

Price: AED 250


For bookings and further information call +971 2 204 4444 or email