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Abu Dhabi, UAESaturday 15 December 2018

Your weekend hit list: Check out Sanderson's, enjoy an affordable staycay, and more

It's the National Day long weekend and we're offering you four cool things to do with your time

Marriott Downtown Abu Dhabi is hosting sunset sessions every Saturday during winter. Marriott Downtown
Marriott Downtown Abu Dhabi is hosting sunset sessions every Saturday during winter. Marriott Downtown

Saturday sundowners

Head to Marriott Downtown Abu Dhabi on Saturdays throughout winter to enjoy the new Sunset Sessions. Make yourself comfortable at the relaxed rooftop restaurant area on the 25th floor of the Abu Dhabi hotel and take in the laid-back beats and sundowner mocktails, and enjoy light bites from the food menu. The panoramic city views you’ll get from your sky-high position are worth the visit alone. For more, go to www.marriottdowntownabudhabilife.com

Tune in to Buddha-Bar DXB sessions

Buddha Bar Dubai
Buddha Bar Dubai

Kick-start the weekend at Grosvenor House Dubai as the ever-popular Buddha-Bar plays host to an evening that will combine electro beats, world-class food and a sophisticated vibe as part of its DXB Sessions. Feast on Pan Asian favourites from the menu, including grilled prawns with panca sauce, grilled lobster with a lemongrass onion garnish, and Wagyu beef, served with Miso mash and balsamic teriyaki truffle. For more information, go to buddhabar-dubai.com.

Enjoy a Sofitel staycay from Dh375

Sofitel Abu Dhabi Corniche is offering great deals on accommodation this National Day long weekend. Sofitel
Sofitel Abu Dhabi Corniche is offering great deals on accommodation. Sofitel

Spend National Day weekend on the Abu Dhabi Corniche at the Sofitel. The hotel is offering rooms for as little as Dh375, including taxes. Valid for stays until December 3, the deal comprises a superior room, breakfast and a 25 per cent discount at the in-house restaurants and treatments at SoSpa. Plus, Emirati nationals will get to enjoy 50 per cent off the bill at the hotel’s Corniche Restaurant. To redeem the offer quote UAE2018 when you book online at www.sofitelabudhabicorniche.com

Have a squiz at Sanderson’s

Sanderson's Abu Dhabi is now open at Al Seef Village. Sanderson's
Sanderson's Abu Dhabi is now open at Al Seef Village. Sanderson's

Make some time to check out Sanderson’s at Al Seef Village this long weekend. Sergio Lopez, of the famed Tom&Serg food duo, has branched out on his own and opened the capital eatery. The establishment is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner and is skewed toward sustainable, wholesome foods. Sanderson’s is the latest addition to the rejuvenated dining scene in Abu Dhabi and is a great spot to enjoy a coffee or a meal with friends.

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