Food & Drinks

Your updated guide to the best happy hour deals in Abu Dhabi

It’s that time of year, and summer is horrible, but we’re not going down without a struggle. Allow us to introduce you to some of the happiest hours in Abu Dhabi, so you can smile your way to amazing drinks deals at some of the capital’s most amazing places.


This ambient sports bar offers up a few major savings. The menu offers globally gastro pub staples (including a full English breakfast for Dhs59) and a daily happy hour from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Open every day from noon to 3 a.m., Al Forsan International Sports Resort Khalifa City.

Relax @ 12

This stylish relax bar offers every day happy hours for you and your rave-up squad. From 5 p.m. to midnight on Sundays through Thursdays, enjoy 50% off drinks purchases. That’s what there is to it.

Relax at 12, Aloft Hotels, Adnec, open Sat-Tue 5pm-2am, Wed-Fri 5pm-3am.

PJ O’Reilly’s

If happy hour looks to go by too quickly, PJ O’Reilly’s has a solution for you. Their Happy Mondays deal will have them serving you drinks from 12pm to 1am, starting at Dhs32. If you ask us, it’s an ideal way to start the week.

Le Royal Meridien, Sheikh Khalifa Street, noon to 1.30 a.m. daily.

The Warehouse

The Warehouse Wine & Tapas bar is a fine eating venue in the ADNEC neighbourhood. They offer a few deals throughout the week, the most appealing (at least to us) being half off house drinks from 5pm to 7pm, seven days a week. This warm, nicely lighting restaurant on Khaleej Al Arabi Street is a must-try.

Warehouse Wine & Tapas, Al Khaleej Al Arabi Street, near ADNEC, Pearl Rotana Capital Centre, 4pm-1am.


Hemingway’s has the ‘written’ stuff to be considered slightly more sophisticated than the typical pub, with dark timber beams, tiled floors, and craft hops. On Mondays from 4:00pm to 1:00am and Tuesdays from 4:00pm to 10:00pm, you can receive a wonderful choice of foreign food as well as a happy hour (with select drinks for Dhs25) at Ernest Hemingway.

Hemingway’s, Radisson Blu Hotels & Resort, Al Khubeirah, Abu Dhabi Corniche.

Waves Bar & Outdoor Lounge

From 3pm to 6pm daily, enjoy happy hour with selected drinks for just Dhs22. That translates to three hours of drinks for an affordable cost, and we’re already making plans for the rest of the night.

Novotel Abu Dhabi Al Bustan, first floor, Sheikh Rashid Bin Saeed st corner Rabdan st, open every day from 11 a.m. to 1 a.m.

Up & Below

Up & Below, a lofty Caribbean-themed bar, provides a terrific 50% off discount every day from 3pm to 9pm. So, a whole six hours of drinks for half the price? Please involve us.

Up & Below is open every day from 3 p.m. until midnight in the Courtyard by Marriott World Trade Centre.

W Lounge

The W Lounge on Yas Island knows how to welcome weekenders in style, and they have a fantastic happy hour offer running from Sunday to Friday, with drinks starting at Dhs25 from 8 p.m. to 11 p.m. That’s a good three hours to get the party started.

Sun to Thurs 6pm to 12:30am, Fri and Sat 6pm to 1:30am, W Lounge, W Abu Dhabi, Yas Island, Abu Dhabi.


Tavern reigns over more than simply a pleasant environment and an extended happy hour, with the latter serving drinks starting at Dhs24 from 4pm to 8pm daily. Make a point of visiting the stunning Sheraton Abu Dhabi Hotel & Resort at the earliest opportunity.


This laid-back restaurant is conducting a variety of clever, cost-effective promotions. From 5pm to 9pm, there is a daily happy hour with selected house beers for Dhs20 and daily snacks & hops collections to go with your cool beverages.

Centro Capital Centre, Al Khaleej Al Arabi Street, near ADNEC, is open every day from 12 p.m. until 1 a.m.

Marco’s Italian

Enjoy remaining Italian cuisine from an extensive menu that includes some of the capital’s finest Italian delicacies. To make things even better, you can drink unlimited Aperol Spritz daily between 4pm and 8pm for just Dhs89.

Fairmont Bab Al Bahr, Khor Al Maqta, is open every day from midday to 4pm and 6pm to 11pm.

Belgian Cafe

All the joys of Europe’s secret weapon are available at the InterContinental’s Belgian Cafe. Pro tip: Get benefit of the daily happy hour between 4pm and 7pm, which provides 50% off selected drinks.

Fifth Street Café

Fifth Street Café has a daily happy hour from 5 to 8 p.m. that gives 50% off different drinks. The bright and airy contemporary environment is perfect for “remember when we…” catch-ups with friends. If you like to keep your socialising a little farther away, there’s an amazing shared library to lose yourself in.

Captain’s Arms

An unabashedly British pub featuring usual pub grub, replete with dark timber frame and red-cushioned chairs. Every day from 12:30pm to 8pm, there is a big happy hour with selected drinks for only Dhs25.

Le Méridien Abu Dhabi, Al Zahiyah, is open every day from 12 p.m. until 2.30 a.m.


Velocity, MVP’s popular sports bar hangout, jogs onto the pitch with enormous happy hour swagger, serving 10 drinks for Dhs50 from 6pm to 4am. Yes, you read that correctly. There aren’t many offers like it.

Velocity, Marriott Hotel Downtown, Sheikh Rashid Bin Saeed St, 6 p.m. to 4 a.m., Friday thru Sunday.


A cheeky sip with the pool usually puts us in a good mood, and this resort’s beach bar provides its own happy hour, where you can sink into select drinks for just Dhs26 from 6pm to 9pm every day.

The Radisson Blu Abu Dhabi Escape is open 24 hours a day.

Dragon’s Tooth

Dragon’s Tooth is a puzzle wrapped in a mystery within an enigma. It’s a super-chic drink lounge hidden inside Chinese eatery Dai Pai Dong, which is housed inside Abu Dhabi’s Rosewood hotel. And there’s a 50% off draught beer bargain being offered every day right now.

Dragon’s Tooth, Dai Pai Dong, Rosewood, Al Maryah Island, is open from 4pm to 1am Monday though Saturday and from 4pm to 2am on Sunday.

Hidden Bar

In this beautiful lounge, take in views of the Abu Dhabi skyline. Every day, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., and from midnight to closing, there is a double happy hour. You can enjoy a 50% off deal every day during the same hours, with a huge range of over 100 gins to pick from.

Rosewood, Al Maryah Island, Hidden Bar, open Sun-Thu 6pm-3am, Fri-Sat 12pm-4am.

St. Regis Bar

The lobby bar at the St Regis Abu Dhabi has its own daily happy hour from 5pm to 8pm, which makes it a great place for people watching and checking out those checking in.


If you enjoy raisins, this may be the Paradiso you’ve been looking for. Every Tuesday from 6pm to 9pm, sip on two handmade drinks from their happy hour menu, and if you want some beautiful Italian meal to accompany your drinks, both are Dhs295 per person. You’ll also get the chance to channel your inner Leonardo Da Vinci, with art tools provided for a painting session.

Every Tuesday from 6pm to 9pm at Paradiso, Yas Bay Waterfront, Yas Island, Dhs295 per person.


Amerigos, a prominent Mexican eatery, is having happy hours and happy days. Every evening from 5pm to 6.30pm, enjoy a round with 50% off all house beverages. It also doesn’t hurt that they have a fantastic menu of Mexican goodies.

Pizza Express

While we love pizza just that you do, there’s more to enjoy at PizzaExpress this summer than just amazing Italian food, with superior informal dining and lively Soho attitude giving up world tastes, house bevy & bubbly. There’s now happy hour every day of the week, with drinks starting at Dhs23.

PizzaExpress, Al Reem Island, Abu Dhabi, happy hour 12pm-8pm, Tuesday through Sunday, and 5pm-1am on Mondays.

Y Bar

Yas Island’s Y Bar has reopened following repairs and an extended Happy Hour. Enjoy a fun, active environment with delectable drinks, delectable snacks, and an environment that will have you coming back for more. With a daily Happy Hour from 4:00pm to 9:00pm, there are many of reasons Y you should come here with the team.

Monday to Friday 4:00pm to 2:00am, Saturday and Sunday 12:00pm to 2:00am, Y Bar, the Yas Island Rotana, Yas Island, Abu Dhabi.

Belgian Café

The Radisson Blu Yas Island’s Belgian Café (BBC) returns with a completely new menu masterfully ready with creative items while still showcasing timeless favourites. In classic sports pub spirit, the BBC also shows games from the ongoing Rugby World Cup and Cricket World Cup. And their happy hours are from noon to 7:00 p.m., so you can get half-priced drinks all day.

Belgian Café, Radisson Blu Yas Island, open everyday from 12:00pm to 1:00am and on weekends from 12:00pm to 2:00am.

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