5 things to do in Abu Dhabi this week
If it’s not too chilly outside, take in an open-air movie, or maybe you’d like to keep your cool indoors with the latest cryotherapy treatments new to the city? Rise with the lark for some fitness training, take in a live blues performance and eat what you want, pay what you like at The Grille – yes really!
Take in a classic movie
Relax under the stars on the lawn at Yas Marina and enjoy and old classic movie. With a monthly rotating programme of action, comedy, romance and adventure, there’s something to please most film-goers. Grab a takeaway from one of the nearby restaurants and you’re all set.
When: 7.30pm, Tuesday, February 9
Where: Yas Marina, www.yasmarina.ae
Price: Access to the movie is free
Be an early bird with TrainYas and StartYas
Fans of the popular fitness sessions at Yas Marina Circuit should take note that due to motorsports engagements the evening sessions have moved to early mornings throughout February. Get up with the lark and fit your workout in before anything else – Haddins Tri Training and access to free bikes provided by Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi continues as usual. Registration opens at 4.30am, and showers are available for use in Yas Central.
When: StartYas: 5am-8am, Sunday, February 7. TrainYas: 5am-8am, Tuesday, February 9
Where: Yas Marina Circuit, www.yasmarinacircuit.com
Eat What You Like, Pay What You Want
Everyone is welcome at The Grille, not just club members and on Wednesdays throughout February, the restaurant is offering the chance to eat what you like and pay what you want. Sounds too good to be true? No, really - get yourself along there and enjoy a meal, savour the service, company and surroundings, then you decide what you think it’s worth. The Grille is confident that people will recognise not just the quality or costs of the food, but the entire experience including staffing and utilities it takes to literally, deliver the goods.
When: 6pm-10pm, Wednesdays throughout February
Where: The Grille, Abu Dhabi Golf Club, +9712 558 8990, www.adgolfclub.com
Price: You decide!
50 Shades of Blues
If you’ve been wishing for a decent llues and R&B night in Abu Dhabi, your search is over. Taking place at Del La Costa, Saadiyat beach Club, 50 Shades of Blues is the UAE’s first live blues and R&B night. This week the musical showcase features Ms. Alivia and The Elite Blues band. Seating is on a first come first served basis so get in early.
When: 8pm-11pm, Wednesday February 10
Where: De La Costa, Saadiyat Beach Club, +9712 656 3500, www.saadiyatbeachclub.ae
Price: Free entrance
Cryo has arrived in the Capital
A longstanding staple amongst celebrities and professional athletes, cryotherapy has finally arrived in Abu Dhabi. Offering the full range of treatments from full body muscle recovery and weight loss to facials that promise to plump and preen, health and beauty has never been so cool..!
When: Daily, appointments required
Where: Abu Dhabi Country Club, +97150 404 1022
Price: Varies according to treatment