Celebrate The Festive Season With The Galleria On Al Maryah Island In Abu Dhabi

Roberto’s Abu Dhabi

Under the overall direction of Chief Culinary Advisor, 2 Star Michelin chef Enrico Bartolini, Roberto’s Abu Dhabi presents a truly cosmopolitan experience for the more discerning culinary crowds of the capital. The Italian eatery will be offering an exquisite range of dining options during the festive period, with scenic indoor and outdoor seating right on the waterfront.

Festive Aperitivo

  • Friday 1stuntil Saturday 30thDecember between 4pm and 8pm
  • Prices starting from AED 28 to AED 38
  • A complimentary light snack with every drink order

Festive Corporate Menu

  • Friday 1stuntil Saturday 23rdDecember between 12pm and 11pm
  • 3-course set menu starting from AED 250
    • Soft drink package for 1 hour for AED 50 AED with 1 mocktail
    • Soft drink package for 2 hours for AED 80 AED with 1 mocktail
    • Soft drink package for 3 hours for AED 100 with 1 mocktail
    • Alcoholic package for 2 hours for AED 180 AED with house wine and beer
    • Alcoholic package for AED 300 with premium beverages


Celebrate The Festive Season With The Galleria On Al Maryah Island In Abu Dhabi

Zuma Abu Dhabi

Zuma Abu Dhabi will be celebrating Christmas with its award-winning brunch on Friday 22nd December. Enjoy brunch with seasonally inspired dishes and desserts, as well as the usual Zuma signature favourites. Santa himself will be making a visit with personalised gifts for every child.

From young families and foodies to late night lounge-lovers, Zuma Abu Dhabi will be celebrating the New Year to suit all tastes. Whatever the preference, you will be sure to welcome in 2018 in style so make sure you dress to impress.

Festive Brunch

  • Friday 22ndDecember
  • kitsu – the healthy brunch including Zuma cleansers and non-alcoholic beverages for AED 345
  • kowaku – the glamour brunch including sparkling, sommeliers selection of grape and hops for AED 445
  • kyasha – the luxury brunch including premium bubbly, Japanese tasters, sommeliers selection of grape and hops AED 555
  • kodomo – kids up to the age of 12 for AED 150

New Year’s Eve

  • Sunday 31stDecember
  • Young families can opt for an earlier sitting in the main restaurant from 7pm or 7.30pm, a la carte and child friendly menu
  • DJ and live music from 9pm, restaurant table reservations with a minimum spend of AED 1,000 per person
  • Bar will serve cocktails and bar bites menu


Location: The Galleria Al Maryah Island, South Pavilion

Zaatar w Zeit Unveils Newly Refurbished Outlet At Abu Dhabi Mall

Cravia, the parent company of Cinnabon, Seattle’s Best Coffee, Zaatar w Zeit, and Five Guys, has announced the relaunch of Zaatar w Zeit’s newly refurbished outlet in Abu Dhabi mall. The revamped branch is now welcoming customers to discover its fresh new look, which captures the character of the popular urban eatery.

Mahmoud Harb, Director of Operations at Cravia, commented: “We are constantly striving to enhance the Zaatar w Zeit dining experience for our valued customers, and we are pleased to have unveiled a new look that complements the restaurant’s fresh and nourishing menu. Zaatar w Zeit has become a household name and we are proud of its success; to meet growing demand we are expanding in the UAE with five new outlets due to open between now and 2018. We look forward to this, and to welcoming our customers back to a new and improved Zaatar w Zeit experience at Abu Dhabi Mall.”

Zaatar w Zeit’s newly refurbished Abu Dhabi mall branch features comfortable seating set off by modern décor that is characterised by wooden and metal interiors. As always, Zaatar w Zeit’s enthusiastic team will be serving up the restaurant’s delicious variety of signature wraps, salads, platters and desserts in a welcoming and vibrant atmosphere.

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SENAAT Hosts Traditional Festivities To Celebrate The UAE’s 46th National Day

Senaat (“Senaat” or “the Group”), owned by the government of Abu Dhabi, one of the largest industrial investment holding companies in the UAE, today joined nationwide celebrations for the UAE’s 46th National Day.

All employees gathered for a show of solidarity to honour the spirit of the union and celebrate the nation’s 46 years of commendable success, engaging with traditional craftsmen and folklore performers for a refreshing journey through the UAE’s rich culture and heritage. They also participated in quiz competition to enlighten their knowledge about the country’s insightful history and its major achievements.


Cipriani Yas Island Celebrates The Festive Season In Style

This December, Italian restaurant and lounge, Cipriani Yas Island, takes an elegant approach to the festive season. Guests can indulge in unparalleled and timeless luxury while overlooking the festively decorated, ‘snow’ sprinkled Yas Marina.

The restaurant, known as the home of authentic Italian cuisine in Abu Dhabi, welcomes seasonal additions to its à la carte menu, offering traditional Italian and holiday classics, cooked to perfection with the freshest, premium products.

Festive Set Menu

With its panoramic views of the marina and exclusive private dining and VIP area experiences, Cipriani Yas Island is the ultimate location for social gatherings. From intimate family dinners to larger corporate events, guests can expect nothing but exceptional and personalised service. The Festive Set Menu includes Marinated “Radicchio” with “Stracchino Cipriani”, Home Made Veal “Tortellini” with Cream, Roasted Turkey with Chestnuts and Duchess Potatoes, and an unmissable classic, Arrigo Cipriani’s own recipe of Panettone with “Mascarpone” sauce.


From Australia To Azerbaijan And Singapore To Slovenia – The World’s Sporting Media Descends On Abu Dhabi

As the final race in Formula 1’s 2017 calendar prepares to take place, the world’s sporting media has arrived in Abu Dhabi to set up shop at Yas Marina Circuit.

With more than 300 journalists from over 45 nationalities working in the Media Centre across the weekend, the state-of-the-art venue will be a frenzy of languages, deadlines and eventually celebration, as the race and the 2017 season draws to a close on Sunday evening.

Journalists, photographers, presenters and producers from as far afield as Argentina, Australia, Japan, China and the United States will mingle and compare notes, along with reporters from the Middle East including UAE, Kuwait, Bahrain and Lebanon.



Al Maryah Island Celebrates the Festive Season With Winter Wonderland

The annual Winter Wonderland on Al Maryah Island is treating guests with yet another world of entertainment and exciting festive attractions for family and friends on December 14th – 26th  . Al Maryah Island, Abu Dhabi’s business and lifestyle destination, transforms into a spectacular Winter Wonderland this holiday season as Santa’s Grotto welcomes little ones and their families at The Galleria this festive season.

Visitors can celebrate the festive season and enjoy entertainment featuring roaming performances including marching bands and live stage shows. Visitors can also explore a wide selection of festive food and beverage offerings, arts and crafts, and enjoy carnival games for families.

The festivities will kick off with an extravagant tree lighting ceremony at the waterfront Promenade. Family and friends are invited to come together to marvel at the stunning display and have their photograph taken on Thursday 14th December at 7:00pm.


Yas Mall Races Ahead With Amazing Black & White Weekend Sale From 23-26 November

Yas Mall, the largest mall in Abu Dhabi, will launch its Black & White Weekend Sale, from Thursday 23 November to Sunday 26 November. Inspired by the global sale event ‘Black Friday’, Yas Mall’s array of international retailers will offer discounts of up to 90%, helping visitors shop at great deals, including House of Fraser, Debenhams, the One, Home Centre, E- Max, plus many more.

With the 2017 Formula 1 Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi Grand Prix happening at the same time and as the only mall in the world set against the backdrop of a Formula 1 track, Yas Mall will celebrate the motor race championship in style. Yas Mall will be transformed with amazing roaming entertainment in black and white and checkered flags will line the boulevards, making it the perfect shopping pit-stop. For that picture-perfect Instagram moment, everyone can recreate the buzz of the race with Yas Mall’s F1 starting line arch, chequered flags and life-size F1 Helmets. You may even catch some race car drivers roaming around between races!

Yas Mall Exterior

Grand Opening Of The Walk At Al Seef A Huge Success

The grand opening of The Walk at Al Seef was a huge success with thousands of guests attending the launch weekend from November 16-18, 2017.

Identified as a hidden gem in the capital, The Walk at Al Seef was completely transformed into a European winter market for the three-day festival, with pop-up stalls organised by La Loupe, a local retail collective, and live music performances along the walkways.

The Walk at Al Seef was officially inaugurated by His Excellency Mohamed Khalifa Al Mubarak, Chairman, Department of Culture and Tourism, in the presence of Nehme Darwiche, Chairman at Darwiche Worldwide Legacy – the resort manager, and Angus Woodhead, General Manager of Al Seef Retail – owners of the property. The festival kicked off following the ribbon cutting ceremony, the setting for which was arranged by Oleander Flower Shop based in Al Seef Village Mall.