Head over to this German pub in Beach Rotana for traditional games, food and music this month. In addition to a visiting alpine band, there’ll be Bavarian dishes from German Chef Kimmig.
October 5 to 14
Beach Rotana, Al Zahiyah, Abu Dhabi, 6pm till late. Tel: (02) 6979011. Taxi: Next to Abu Dhabi Mall.

The Beachcomber


This beachside venue will host a two-day festival featuring an unlimited German buffet, live music from a Bavarian band, play area for the kiddies and traditional brews.
October 13, 14
Sheraton Abu Dhabi, Corniche East, Abu Dhabi, Thurs 5pm onwards, Friday 12.30pm onwards, free entry, Dhs120 for buffet, drinks on consumption. Tel: (02) 6773333. Taxi: Sheraton Corniche.

PJ O’Reilly’s

pj o reilly

There will be music from Münchner Gaudiblosn and DJ Fast Hans Von Oakey at this Irish pub’s second Oktoberfest celebrations this month. The pub will also host an Oktoberfest themed brunch on Friday 21 October too.
October 19 to 22
Le Royal Méridien, Al Markaziyah, Abu Dhabi, free entry. Tel: (800) 101101. Taxi: Le Royal Mé


Cooper's-No Alcohol (2)

Meatloaf, chicken schnitzel and bratwursts are all on the menu at this pub in Park Rotana. In addition to the a la carte options, expect discounts on German hops too.
October 19 to 22
Park Rotana, Al Matar, Abu Dhabi, noon to closing, prices vary. Tel: (02) 6573333. Taxi: Near Khalifa Park.

Le Méridien Abu Dhabi

Le Meridien overview

Expect all the usual suspects at this three-day party including a live German band, traditional cuisine and authentic brews including Bitburger, Koenig Pilsener, Licher Wheat and Wernesgruener Pils Legende.
October 26 to 28
Le Méridien, Al Zahiyah, Abu Dhabi, 7pm onwards, Dhs150 for buffet. Tel: (02) 6974315. Taxi: Near Abu Dhabi Mall.