Enjoy the UAE’s cooler season with lavish brunches, football spectacles and more

Maximize every moment with lavish brunches, heart-thumping football spectacles, pampering journeys, Thanksgiving feasts and more unmissable winter experiences

Now that the temperatures have dropped and the UAE’s blissful cooler season is upon us, Conrad Abu Dhabi Etihad Towers is proud to present an action-packed month filled with dazzling dining experiences.

Socialites will relish every minute of the sizzling lively brunches at Nahaam, Li Beirut, Ray’s Bar and VaKaVa, while the weekly ladies’ night at Ray’s Bar provides the perfect excuse for every girl gang to gather, let their hair down and dance long into the night.

Filled with endless culinary delights, the elegant and regal afternoon teas present the choice of dining in the contemporary grandeur of the Lobby Lounge or against the stunning views of the Observation Deck, while the decadent Ray’s Grill with surpass every distinguished food connoisseur’s wildest expectation with its sumptuous fine-dining delicacies.

Plus, with free pool and beach access included with every pampering treatment at Conrad Spa, heart-warming family roasts and lavish Thanksgiving feasts, there’s endless chances to create special memories across the magnificent Forbes five-star hotel this November.

Pardon My Brunch at Nahaam

With al fresco season upon us and the weather simply perfect for leisurely Saturday brunches, there has never been a better time to sample the opulent and lavish affair that is ‘Parden My Brunch’.

Whether guests are there to celebrate a birthday or an important occasion, or allow visiting family and friends to have a taste of the extravagant Abu Dhabi lifestyle, the team at Nahaam have pulled out all the stops to create the most fun, exciting and delicious brunch in the UAE capital.

Filled with laughter, amazing entertainment and endless sumptuous delights, the quintessentially British-themed brunch showcases the best of Great Britain’s favourite delicacies and precious timeless traditions.

A regal affair fit for the king of England himself, the light-hearted and joyful event also treats diners to a fabulous choice of authentic British recipes. With fish and chips, bangers and mash, beef, salmon and lamb wellingtons, and endless more heart-warming comfort foods, every Brit will feel right at home.

With each British classic served masterfully paired with signature cocktails, draught IPA beer, English champagne and more premium beverages that evoke nostalgic memories of British summer times, “Pardon my Brunch” whisks guests away to the green meadows of the British Isles for an incredible afternoon of feasting, dancing and celebrating.

Cleverly capturing the unique good humour of the British, guests are invited to start their experience by taking a photo with the giant red double decker bus, creating a scene taken straight out of London.  Even the staff don uniforms inspired by the iconic Royal Horse Guards, and throughout the thrilling brunch there are plenty of jovial props and photo opportunities that help every group capture and cherish their great British adventure.

However, no trip to the UK is complete without sampling some of the nation’s legendary indulgent desserts. Upon dropping by the “Queen of the Dessert” station, guests will find a line of classic red British telephone boxes all overflowing with a tempting selection of immaculate cakes, desserts and homemade chocolates. From fluffy and sweet jam roly poly to seaside favourites like knickerbocker glory sundaes, dessert time has never been more fun than at ‘Pardon My Brunch’.

But the sweet culinary extravaganzas don’t stop there, when Big Ben strikes 3pm, the supremely talented pastry chefs burst into action to present a magnificent dessert show, filled with awe-inspiring spectacles.

Meanwhile, the incredibly talented band will take to the stage throughout the afternoon, blasting out a constant stream of catchy and much-loved tunes that will have every family up on their feet and dancing by the time 4pm has rolled around.

Pardon My Brunch at Nahaam is available to enjoy every Saturday from October 15th onwards, from 12.30pm to 4pm, with packages starting from AED 375 for soft drinks, AED 495 for house beverages, AED 595 with fizz and AED 895 for the ultimate ‘British Experience’, including premium bubbly, premium spirits and draft IPA.

Li Beirut Layali Night Brunch

Providing an elegant night brunch that offers the perfect balance between relaxed and upbeat, there is nowhere better to spend a pleasantly cool, November Saturday evening than Li Beirut, the award-winning Arabic restaurant.

Treating every guest to an immersive journey through the most unforgettable flavours of Lebanon, the awe-inspiring spread of authentic dishes is designed to stimulate the taste buds and spark intimate conversations. Offering seating in the dramatic dining room or out on the picturesque terrace set against views of the sparkling Arabian Gulf, an evening at Li Beirut is always a magical experience.

The uplifting Lebanese brunch commences with sharing appetisers of cold and hot mezze before main courses of steaming grills and other aromatic delicacies send diners to new levels of gastronomic bliss. Finally, the enchanting evening affair peaks with a mesmerising array of luscious Lebanese desserts.

Adding an enchanting soundtrack to the unmissable occasion, the live singer filled the distinguished restaurant with beautiful melodies and enticing tunes that further enhance the tranquil and joyful ambiance.

With free-flowing refreshing house beverages and soft drinks complementing every course, no other experience in the city is quite as charming as the Li Beirut’s Layali Night Brunch.

 The Li Beirut Layali Night Brunch will take place every Saturday from 7pm to 11pm, priced AED 300 for soft beverages or AED 480 for house beverages.

Very Berry Afternoon Tea at Lobby Lounge and Observation Deck at 300

This November, guests are invited to settle into the sculptural splendour of the Lobby Lounge, or absorb the outstanding 360-degree views from the 74th floor at Observation Deck 300, whilst savouring an exquisite afternoon tea set to the calming sounds of a live pianist. Indeed, there is no more memorable way to celebrate a special event, whether it be a birthday, baby shower or anniversary, than this splendidly refined afternoon tea.

An enchanting culinary journey set within sumptuous surroundings, the outstanding Very Berry Afternoon Tea shines a spotlight on the naturally sweet and fresh flavours of seasonal berries and organic fruits.

Daily, from 2pm to 6pm. AED 260 per person at Observation Deck 300 and AED 230 per person at Lobby Lounge. Live music at Lobby Lounge is available from Tuesday to Sunday, between 3pm and 5:45pm.

VaKaVa Saturday Brunch

Nowhere knows how to party like Latin America. Known for its incredible music, amazing cuisine and fascinating culture, Abu Dhabi’s most lively Peruvian restaurant is proud to bring the vibrant spirit of the region to the UAE capital.

Every Saturday, the picturesque waterfront venue pulls out all the stops to host a sizzling adults-only Saturday brunch that everyone will remember forever.

Fuelling the electric vibes with free-flowing premium beverages and a delicious array of delicate dishes curated by VaKaVa Head Chef Eber Villalobos, guests are invited to relax, escape their worries for a night and celebrate the weekend in style.

An immersive exploration through the culture of Peru, music fans, food connoisseurs and those with a passion for premium beverages are invited to unite and lose themselves in a constant flow of hypnotic tribal beats and feisty Peruvian bites at VaKaVa.

Meanwhile, those who can’t wait until the weekend to dance and let their hair down are encouraged to join VaKaVa’s electric new salsa night. Bursting into life for a salsa session with Ginger and DJ Max every Thursday from 10.30am to 2am, entry is priced AED 50 per person.

The VaKaVa Saturday Brunch is available to experience every Saturday from 2pm to 7pm, with packages starting from AED 295 for soft drinks and AED 495 for house beverages.

Charcuterie Cones at Lillet Pool Bar

As the cooler months return, Conrad Abu Dhabi Etihad Towers invites guests to savour luxurious lazy evenings filled with Italian aperitivo and relaxing al fresco beverages and bites.

Brought to life by the effortlessly chic and funky Lillet Pool Bar, guests are invited to sip elegant and fruity wines and tuck into the bright and creative flavours of the chef’s famous charcuterie cones. Spanning spicy salami with marinated green and black olives, crunchy cornichons and breadsticks, sun-ripened cherry tomatoes and the soft and creamy bocconcini cheese, each one is perfect for sharing and savouring.

Available daily throughout November at the Lillet Lounge, pool and beach. Priced AED 120 per person, including a glass of house wine.

Sunday Roast at Nahaam

Bringing family and friends together every Sunday throughout November, Nahaam’s Sunday Roast special has all the ingredients needed for a heartwarming afternoon of love, laughter and unmissable feasting.

Filled with the comforting and homely scents of family dinners, guests are treated to steaming piles of juicy roasted chicken, complemented with golden potatoes, root vegetables and enormous light and fluffy Yorkshire puddings.

A joyful and laid-back culinary experience that provides the perfect opportunity for every couple, family or group of friends to bond and catch up after a busy week, it’s bound to become every guest’s highlight of the week.

Always best enjoyed with a bottle or two of fine wine from Nahaam’s amazing wine cellar, the Sunday Roast event is always the most wholesome way to bring the week to a close.

Sunday, 12pm to 5pm. AED 360 per couple.

Business Lunch at Sole

Sole, one of the city’s most revered Italian restaurants, continues to impress every weekday with its ever-popular business lunch menu. Inviting diners to conduct their business meeting in a warm and welcoming environment, or take a much-needed break from the office to thoroughly recharge, the spectacular culinary affair spans a vast array of delectable specialties.

Encouraging guests to dine in the leisurely and sophisticated manner of the Italians, the Business Lunch presents two or three courses of picture-perfect and nourishing recipes. Encompassing authentic pasta, pizza, meat and fresh fish, all infused with the sun-kissed spirit of Italy, it’s a sumptuous experience made to be savoured.

The Italian adventure is further enhanced with a refreshing bottle of water and a divinely rich and smooth Italian espresso coffee.

Monday to Friday, 12pm to 3pm. Starting from AED 140

Beef Wellington Night at Ray’s Grill

This November, guests are welcome to unwind and discover the fabulous tastes of one of Great Britain’s finest culinary specialties.

Dedicated to the comforting tastes and aromas of succulent Beef Wellington, British Head Chef Daniel Irvine has created a sumptuous version of this classic dish using fresh, high-quality ingredients and premium produce sourced from every corner of the earth.

Whilst guests admire the stunning 360-degree views of the city below them, Chef Daniel and his team present a flawless fusion of succulent beef tenderloin, delicious earthy mushroom duxelles, and golden puff pastry.

The masterful Ray’s Grill beef wellington is then made even more incredible by the addition of two scrumptious sides, silky Bordelaise sauce and a bottle of house red wine.

The perfect place to spend quality time with a loved one, and enjoy an exceptionally special, sky-high dining experience set all the way up on the 63rd floor, no-where excels in amazing views and sensational cuisine like Ray’s Bar.

6:30pm to 11:00pm. AED 350 per person inclusive of a bottle of red to share .

Teppanyaki at Tori No Su

The award-winning Japanese restaurant Tori No Su is encouraging guests to broaden their dining adventures this November with an exciting five-course teppanyaki experience. Designed to introduce the foodies of Abu Dhabi to Japan’s exquisite flavour profiles and most enrapturing ingredients, the talented chefs have engineered a tantalising line-up of dishes that is guaranteed to thrill and delight.

Spanning world-renowned Wagyu beef, fresh seafood, authentic tori and yasai options, the lightest and crispiest tempura dishes, premium quality sashimi and a range of expertly crafted sauces, the sumptuous experience highlights the immense wide-ranging skill of Tori No Su’s exceptionally talented chefs.

Ideal for people of all tastes and preferences, the five-course teppanyaki menus are sure to impress everyone, whether they are a meat connoisseur or following a vegetarian diet. Presenting dedicated curated menus dedicated to quality Wagyu, prawn, chicken or vegetarian specialties, the only hard part is deciding which delectable menu to try first.

Available Monday to Sunday, 6.30pm to 8.30pm, and 8.30pm to 10pm. Packages for the five-course teppanyaki menu are priced AED 380 for the Wagyu Set Menu, AED 330 for the Prawn Set Menu, AED 280 for the Chicken Set Menu and AED 199 for the Vegetarian Set Menu.

FIFA World Cup at Ray’s Bar

Ray’s Bar, the most sophisticated and alluring nightspot in the UAE capital, is delighted to bring all the excitement of the upcoming World Cup 2022 home to Abu Dhabi.

Found on the 62nd floor of Conrad Abu Dhabi Etihad Towers, Ray’s Bar is thoroughly embracing football fever. Not only will the retro-style destination be showing every one of the adrenaline-fuelled matches from November 20 to December 18, but it has also launched a line-up of unmissable beverage packages and special football-themed snacks that will be available throughout the tournament.

Boosting team spirit, the legendary bar is offering tempting two-hour free flowing beverage packages (starting from AED 299 with a bowl of chicken wings), a bucket of five hops and a bowl of fries for AED 155, a tower of hops and chicken wings for AED 220 (including one free pint for every goal) and many more amazing deals.

Complementing the refreshments, the skilled chefs have curated an array of casual bites that are perfect for devouring in front of all the action-packed games. From loaded double-smash burgers, to towering piles of nachos, the signature Ray’s flaming shrimp, chicken wings in various spicy and tasty sticky sauces and crispy duck spring rolls, there’s plenty of delicious morsels to help fans keep their energy levels high through every moment.

The perfect place to catch the action whilst also being treated to spectacular Abu Dhabi skyline views, it is the perfect combination to celebrate the World Cup 2022.

The World Cup menus at Ray’s Bar will be available daily from 6pm to 1am, between November 20 and December 18. Minimum spend for the quarter finals on December 7 and 10, semi-finals on December 13 and 14 and finals on December 18 is AED 250 per person.

Thanksgiving Turkey Takeaway

Conrad Abu Dhabi Etihad Towers is offering families and friends the exclusive opportunity to celebrate the special holiday of Thanksgiving with a decadent, ready-prepared feast, all available to enjoy from the comfort of their own homes.

Inviting everyone to take the sumptuous tastes and culinary excellence of the Forbes five-star hotel home with them, the majestic Thanksgiving Turkey Takeaway hamper comes overflowing with everyone’s favourite seasonal comfort foods.

With a traditional roast turkey taking centre stage, the perfectly prepared meat is served with colourful and tasty trimmings such as golden herb-roasted potatoes, fresh parsnips and carrots, aromatic turkey gravy, and more delectable delicacies.

Big enough to feed large families and hungry groups of friends, the Turkey Takeaway hamper takes all the stress and hassle out of preparing a spectacular Thanksgiving feast.

Available November 24 to January 8. The turkey takeaway hamper for 8 to 10 guests is priced AED 900. 24 hours advance booking is required and pick-ups must be made from the Lobby Lounge.

Thanksgiving set-menu at Ray’s Grill

As one of the most majestic and impressive places in Abu Dhabi to celebrate the important occasion of Thanksgiving, Ray’s Grill has prepared a carefully curated three-course menu just for the special day.

Situated hundreds of metres in the air on the 63rd floor of Conrad Abu Dhabi Etihad Towers, the sophisticated steakhouse immediately elevates the mood with its awe-inspiring 360-degree views of the city skyline and sparkling Arabian Gulf.

Once guests have finished photographing and admiring the spectacular vistas, they are free to relax into the plush furnishings and a calming ambiance and relish every moment of the menu created by talented British Head Chef Daniel Irvine.

Renowned for its extensive assortment of world-famous premium cuts and succulent grills, guests are encouraged to embrace the joys and special memories of the festive holiday with traditional specialties such as herb-roasted turkey, and creative contemporary delicacies paired with aromatic grapes, playful hops and signature cocktails.

Concluded with indulgent desserts that are guaranteed to satisfy every sweet tooth, the Thanksgiving experience can be stretched out even further with some artistic and stylish after-dinner drinks at Ray’s Bar, found just one level below on the 62nd floor.

Thursday, November 24, from 6.30pm to 11pm. Including a curated three-course set menu for AED 350 per person

Thanksgiving at Rosewater

Rosewater is proud to present one of the grandest and most authentically American Thanksgiving feasts in the city. Presenting all the most delicious recipes and traditional favourites of the USA in one magnificent buffet, it promises to be a joyful and upbeat affair from start to finish.

Providing endless delights that are sure to thrill little ones and guests of all ages, the family-friendly affair is set against beautiful views of the Conrad Abu Dhabi Etihad Towers swimming pool, pristine private beach and the vibrant azure blue of the Arabian Gulf.

Ideal for family gatherings, diners will find a sumptuous selection of seasonal favourites, including roast turkey with all the trimmings, as well as international specialties inspired by the most vibrant and flavoursome cuisines from across the world.

Completed with a decadent dessert display and a wide array of premium beverages, Rosewater is a special and charming venue where everyone feels immediately at ease and at home.

Thursday, November 24, from 6.30pm to 10.30pm. The Thanksgiving Themed Buffet is priced AED 210.

CACI non-invasive facelift at Conrad Spa

Guests are invited to escape the hustle and bustle of Abu Dhabi’s busiest season, and refresh, firm and smooth their complexions with Conrad Spa’s new state-of-the-art non-invasive facelift.

Powered by the amazing technologies and cutting-edge techniques of iconic British beauty brand CACI, the fast-acting treatment dramatically improves skin elasticity by up to 88%. Providing extraordinary results that are instantly noticeable, micro-current impulses lift and tone the muscles of the face and neck area to effectively reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles.

Leaving every guest glowing, radiant and with much younger and healthier-looking skin, the CACI treatment can be personalised and tailored to ladies and gentlemen of all ages and skin types.

Designed to give every guest a new boost of confidence and get them ready for the exciting winter and festive season ahead, the innovative procedure is ideal for those who are looking for a non-invasive and non-surgical way of rejuvenating the skin and combatting any signs of aging.

Available daily, AED 900 for 90 minutes.

AMRA Diamond illuminating ultra-luxury treatment at Conrad Spa

Adding a little extra sparkle to the festive season, guests are invited to indulge in a journey through pure relaxation at Conrad Spa.

Available throughout November and December, the AMRA Diamond illuminating ultra-luxury treatment is designed to thoroughly refresh, de-stress and re-energise every inch of the body. A therapeutic experience curated to nourish and boost both physical and mental health, it takes guests on a blissful voyage that removes any tension or negative thoughts, balances the body, and leaves the skin glowing, smooth and radiant.

Ensuring that everyone emerges feeling healthier and more confident, the 90-minute treatment encompasses a luxurious body scrub, fast-acting body wrap and a stress relieving massage. All delivered with premium quality and beautifully scented AMRA skincare products, each experience is carefully personalised to work in harmony with each individual’s particular needs and rectify any areas of concern.

The expert therapists quickly soothe each guest into a blissful state of total calm, using traditional and contemporary techniques along with gorgeous, perfumed luxury body oils to create a thoroughly wondrous pampering experience.

Sure to have every individual feeling ready and excited for the festive season, it’s a 360-degree holistic voyage that’s ideal for tired minds and weary bodies.

Available throughout November and December, priced AED 790 per person.

To book any of the above experiences, please call 02 811 5666.

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