We recently stayed at Danat Jebel Dhanna Resort, located in Ruwais, the Western Region. The overnight staycation location is about 2.5 hours away from Abu Dhabi. Three Point Review: 1-#room was pleasant enough. Our room had a balcony with a lovely sea view, which in cooler months would be a pleasure to take in. The room had plenty of amenities from an abundance of toiletries, a DVD player and tea and coffee facilities. 2-#Dining takes place in a few different outlets. For buf
Black Tap Craft Burgers & Shakes Abu Dhabi has finally opened in Yas Mall. The popular New York restaurant is already a huge hit in its two locations in Dubai, and with its instagrammable crazy shakes we think it will just as sought after, in our capital. Three point review: 1-#food options are quite varied considering this place is famous for its milkshakes. We tried their craft burgers - the vegan burger was a patty made out of black beans and we enjoyed it. The Texan burge
‘Jump up’ this summer at Action Zone in Boutik Mall on Al Reem Island.
They’ve opened a new trampoline park as an addition to their already popular gaming and soft play area. Three point review: 1-#jumping is the name of game at Jump Up. They have around 27 trampolines for normal jumping, dodgeball and for more theatrical bouncing! 2-#coaches are available everyday to help you perfect your jumping art. If you fancy learning some snazzy moves whilst you jump, they are there to
If you are in the Adnec area you could try out Tamarind restaurant in Capital Centre Arjaan by Rotana their all day dining restaurant. 1-#menu is quite exciting when you read it, it’s contemporary with its language - boards, bowls, pots etc - and in the main part the food was good. The best dish for us was the quinoa cauliflower tabbouleh, which was fresh, crunchy and a large portion. The veggie burger used a nice seeded brioche style bun.
2-#ambiance - the place was quiet,
We tried out @larte.ad at @manaratalsaadiyat for lunch, and we were impressed! Three point review: 1-#food - what a delight! They’ve kept it simple with traditional Italian dishes but the quality is excellent. We tried the burrata pugliese which was surrounded by thinly sliced courgette and dressed in lemon - we found the lemon a little too tart for our taste.
The truffle and mushroom risotto was absolutely delicious and not heavy like a normal risotto can be. Dessert was inn