Restaurants and bars in Dubai and Abu Dhabi will have special menus, as well as live entertainment to celebrate Australia Day
Five places to celebrate Australia Day in the UAE
It is Australia Day on January 26, and here are five places in Dubai and Abu Dhabi where Australians can celebrate in the UAE.
J&G Steakhouse at The St Regis, Dubai
What: J&G Steakhouse will have a "Meat the Aussies" menu, which features premium Australian cuts, including Wagyu, Onyx and Stockyard.
When: Friday, January 26 from 6.30pm to 12am
Price: Dh350 per person inclusive of three 150g cuts of rib-eye, flank and tenderloin
Special Offer: Show an Australian ID to avail one complimentary gift.
Book: Call 04 435 5577 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Nezesaussi Grill, Dubai Marina
Timed with its one-year anniversary, Nezesaussi Grill . As part of Australia Day, between 1pm to 10pm, every new 26th man to walk into the restaurant and every new 10th woman to walk into the outlet will get a special gift on the house. Also, every table will receive a complimentary Vegemite toast. The best dressed Aussie will also win a brunch for two. Special entertainment, as well as a themed menu items will also be on offer.
When: January 26 from 12pm-12am.
Book: 04 888 3444 or email email@example.com
PJ O’Reilly’s Mega Annual Australia Day Brunch at Le Royal Meridien, Abu Dhabi
The "Ripsnorter All Inclusive" Great Big Australia Day Gathering is organised and hosted in partnership with Aussies Abroad. For three hours from 1pm, diners can tuck into a themed, all-you-can-eat, family poolside barbecue served from food counters and BBQs with Aussie lamb and pies. Also included will be live entertainment from Australian singer Josh McCartney with a special performance by Sweet Chilli Jam, and resident DJs Tin Tin and Lola Nova as well as Rockaconics.
When: January 26 from 1pm to 4pm
Price: Dh180 for the soft drink package
Special Offer: Dh140 for Aussies Abroad members with soft drink package
Book: 800 101 101 or visit www.pjspubabudhabi.com/en/specialevents
Yalumba at Le Meridien, Dubai
Yalumba’s Australian Walkabout Weekend will consist of a fun weekend that includes a barbecue with sausage and steaks, along with a host of Aussie national treasures like classic sausage sizzle and meat pies. All guests are invited to get into the Aussie sport spirit of Cricket. There will also be live music on hand.
When: Thursday, January 26 from 7pm-11pm and Friday, January 26, from 12.30pm-3.30pm
Price: Dh159 with soft beverages on January 25; Dh389 brunch on January 26
Book: Call 04 702 2455 or email Restaurants.Lmd@Lemeridien.com
Brunswick Sports Club, Sheraton Mall of the Emirates, Dubai
Celebrate the occasion with a limited-edition Oz burger made with the classics: beetroot and pineapple. Keep the beats going all weekend with back-to-back DJs Friday night and then enjoy streaming hits from Aussie radio station, Triple J, as their play the "Triple J Hottest 100" from 3pm until late on Saturday to end the holiday weekend in true Aussie style.
When: Friday, January 26 and Saturday, January 27 from 12pm to late
Special offer: Show an Australian ID and get a complimentary gift