Festive Season 2017 at The Galleria on Al Maryah Island, Abu Dhabi

Weekenduae’s top choice for the festive season 2017 in UAE is…

…The Galleria on Al Maryah Island – Abu Dhabi’s luxury shopping and dining destination set on the stunning waterfront promenade. With more than 130 offerings under one roof, The Galleria houses a mix of high-end retailers and chef-driven restaurants and cafes.

Here are their special plans for unforgettable Christmas and New Year’s celebrations!

    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 on Friday 22nd December
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 31st December
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

    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 1st until Saturday 30th December between 4pm and 8pm
Prices starting from AED 28
A complimentary light snack with every drink order

Festive Corporate Menu

Friday 1st until Saturday 23rd December between 12pm and 11pm
3-course set menu starting from AED 250

Pranzo di Natale – Christmas Andiamo Brunch

Friday 22nd December from 12pm until 4pm
Santa visit at 3pm with gift giving for children
Oyster bar to start
Sharing antipasti: Mare, Terra, Misti
Course of Pappardelle
Choice of main course (seafood, meat, vegetarian or breakfast)
Sharing dessert selection
Soft beverages and selected alcoholic beverages
RISERVA – AED 495 (champagne additional AED 80)
AED 150 for children 6-12 years, below 6 years dine free

Cena di Natale – Christmas Eve

Sunday 24th December from 7pm until 11pm
4-course menu for AED 350 per person
Seafood concept sharing style with a starter, pasta, main and dessert
Normal a la carte menu available
Christmas music and resident DJ Nikola
Festive Aperitivo available until 8pm

Pranzo di Lavoro – Christmas Day Business Lunch Special

Sunday 17th to Thursday 21st December and Sunday 25th December from 12pm until 3pm
3-course menu for AED 119 per person
Special wine selection for AED 40 per glass
Welcome Christmas mocktail
Chef’s Piccola Pasticcera

Pranzo di Lavoro – Christmas Day Lunch

Sunday 25th December from 12pm until 3pm
2-course menu at AED 85 per person
3-course menu at AED 119 per person
Sharing menu at AED 250 per person
Meat focused menu
Special wine selection for AED 45 per glass
Welcome Christmas mocktail
Chef’s Piccola Pasticcera
Location: The Galleria Al Maryah Island, Level 1

    La Petite Maison Abu Dhabi

This festive season is the perfect time to visit the newly opened La Petite Maison Abu Dhabi. French Mediterranean cuisine blended and evolved with influences of Ligurian Italy across the border. Local produce, notably artichokes, courgettes, lemons, olives, tomatoes, peppers and girolles are used generously with seafood, meat and fresh pasta to produce a style that’s light and healthy.

Christmas Day

Sunday 25th December
A la carte menu, subject to change because of chef’s use of daily products

New Year’s Eve

Sunday 31st December
A surprise themed party with DJ
Minimum spend inside AED 850 per person and AED 1000 for the outside terrace

    Loca Abu Dhabi

Celebrate this year’s festive season with a flavour-filled fiesta at award-winning Mexican hot spot Loca. Three weeks of seasonal celebrations will be starting in early December, with the launch of Loca’s Festive Menu, followed by Mexican-style New Year’s celebrations.

Loca’s Chef Juan Flores Festive Menu

Sunday 10th December until the end of the festive season
Dishes such as Loca Pozole Verde and Fajitas De Pavo
Fiesta de Noche Buena – Christmas Eve

Sunday 24th December
Extended happy hour until 10pm
Año Nuevo – New Year’s Eve

Sunday 31st December
Mexican rhythms and Loca DJs from 8pm
Minimum spend of AED 500 per person on food and beverage
New Year’s Day Brunch

Monday 1st January between 12pm and 5pm
AED 270 per person including house beverages
Location: The Galleria Al Maryah Island, Level 1

    Coya Abu Dhabi

Greet 2018 with a colourful and sweet New Year’s Eve at Coya. The menu at Coya speaks to the modern and sophisticated taste buds of the city’s residents with multidimensional, contemporary Peruvian cuisine, which has over time been influenced by Japanese, African, Spanish and Chinese gastronomy.

New Year’s Eve

Sunday 31st December
AED 990 minimum spend per person
AED 1290 minimum spend per person for premium terrace tables
Dress code is glamorous chic and black tie
Location: The Galleria Al Maryah Island, Level 1/near the Four Seasons hotel

    99 Sushi Bar & Restaurant

Set the stage this New Year’s Eve with an exquisite dinner at 99 Sushi Bar. For one night only, ring in 2018 with a specially curated menu, accompanied by free-flowing beverages. The premium fireworks location will be offering exclusive NYE assortments and a complimentary glass of champagne to ring in the New Year.

New Year’s Eve

Sunday 31st December
10-course dinner
Free-flowing beverages from 8pm until midnight
After-party until 2am
Prices starting at AED 1099
Glass of complimentary champagne
NYE assortments and fireworks
Location: The Galleria Al Maryah Island, Level 2/ near the Four Seasons hotel