Here’s what you can get up to this week…

Planning out something fun to do after work hours is probably one of the best things you can do as it helps negate stress and gives you something to look forward to.

From spending time with the kids or tucking into a pocket-friendly delicious meal to end the day, here are six fun things to do in Abu Dhabi this week.

Sunday February 21

Enjoy Instagramable dim sums at Shang Palace

Shang palace

The new lunch menu features a diverse range of traditional and delicious dim sums, soups and wok dishes. There’s pear-shaped BBQ chicken puffs, mushroom buns with chicken and oyster sauce and more. The menu is available daily from 12pm to 3pm and will cost you just Dhs168 including soft drinks and tea.

Shang Palace, Shangri-La Hotel, Qaryat Al Beri, Abu Dhabi, lunch menu available daily, 12pm to 3pm, Dhs138 food only, Dhs168 soft drinks and tea. Tel: (0)2 509 8888. @shangrilaabudhabi

Monday February 22

Tuck into unlimited Italian food

andiamo pizza

Tuck into unlimited amounts of cheesy pizza goodness at Italian Restaurant, andiamo! every Monday for just Dhs99. The deal runs from 5pm to 8pm, so it’s a perfect spot to hit after work with friends or colleagues. Prefer pasta? Head here on Sunday for the same price. Going with kids? It’s just Dhs49.

andiamo!, Al Zeina C2, Abu Dhabi, Dhs99 unlimited pizza on Mon. 5pm to 8pm. Tel: (0)2 556 5775. @andiamouae

Ladies, head to the beach for some chakra healing 

inner seed yoga beach

Inner Seed is hosting a healing workshop by the beautiful beach of Saadiyat Rotana where you will learn about the seven wheels of energy through self diagnose exercises, meditation, breathing techniques and yin restorative yoga. You will need to sign up here and it will cost you just Dhs160. 

Inner Seed, Saadiyat Rotana, Abu Dhabi, 6pm to 8pm on Feb 22, Dhs160 (excluding VAT). Tel: (0)50 352 8640. @innerseed

Tuesday February 23

Tuck into a delicious combo meal with prices starting from just Dhs25

malak al tawouk

Malak Al Tawouk is offering customers a range of tasty meals for a pocket-friendly price of just Dhs25. The favourite Lebanese fast-food chain is popular among chicken and meat lovers and is now catering to seafood lovers with a fish burger (and you can go double if you have a big appetite) and a tuna burger. And yes, it comes with fries and a drink. The offer is available only for a limited time at the Khalifa City branch. Order in through the mobile app or on 600500961.

Malak Al Tawouk, Khalifa City, Abu Dhabi, Tel: ( 600) 500 961. @malakaltawoukuae 

Wednesday February 24

Take a pottery workshop

pottery class

Head to Art Central and learn the therapeutic art of working with clay. In the class, you will learn the slab method of hand-building to create a fun container that can be used for a variety of things such as plants or utensils. It takes place from 5pm to 7pm and costs just Dhs295. Book your spot at 056 201 7970 or 02 679 6795. The class is perfect for adults, but teens can have a go, too.

Art Central, Al Reem Island, Abu Dhabi, pottery workshop on Feb 24, 5pm to 7pm, Dhs295. Tel: (0)56 201 7970. @artcentraluae

Take the kids to a new spot for them to play

Galleria kids play area

The Galleria Al Maryah Island has just launched a brand new interactive kid play area, Mirage Amusements. Little ones can get behind the controls of a fun-sized construction vehicle, leap into the cockpit of an electric car or pilot a LED animal-themed bike. Prices start from Dhs30 for ten minutes or kids can have a go at all three with a combo pass for Dhs100.

The Galleria Al Maryah Island, Abu Dhabi. Tel: (02) 493 7400. @thegalleriauae

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