Ladies, assemble your squad…

From unlimited margaritas to a set menu of pan-Asian flavours, here are 10 great ladies’ nights to check out on your next group get together in the capital.

Asia Asia

Journey on a flavour flight across Asia with the Thursday ladies’ night at Asia Asia. Found on the waterfront at Yas Bay, this dimly lit, Instagrammable spot oozes glamour, so come camera ready. Ladies can pair three drinks – from a selection that includes a duo of cocktails alongside house pours – with a three-course set menu of plates like California maki, shrimp tempura, Singaporean noodles and soy marinated salmon, for Dhs225.

Asia Asia, Yas Bay Waterfront, Yas Island, 6pm to 1am, Thursdays, Dhs225. Tel:

Kai Abu Dhabi

Wednesdays are all about the ladies at Kai, the sleek party spot that brings the vibes to The Hub at WTC Mall, with three beverages and a food platter of Kai’s signature pan-Asian and Latin bites for Dhs99. It’s served up to the sounds of DJ Jack Sleiman, so be sure to bring your dancing shoes.

4th floor, The Hub, WTC Mall, Abu Dhabi, 6pm to late, Wednesdays, Dhs99. Tel: (056) 688 4045,

La Carnita


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Another firm favourite on the Yas Bay circuit is lively Mexican restaurant, La Carnita. Finished in burnt orange and decorated in vibrant graffiti, it’s an industrial chic setting that draws a crowd to its regular roster of events. Every Thursday it’s a fiesta for the senoritas from 8pm to 11pm, where you and your crew can perch up at the bar or bag a table in the restaurant and enjoy unlimited margaritas for three hours without spending a dirham.

 La Carnita, Yas Bay Waterfront, Yas Island, 8pm to 11pm, Thursdays. Tel: (050) 185 8068,

Pura Eco Retreat

In the scenic surrounds of Jubail Island, Pura Eco Retreat is no longer just a natural beauty spot for a weekend of glamping. On Wednesdays, The Hidden Island ladies’ night takes place at Sand Lounge, where ladies can enjoy the alfresco setting and sip on three hours of unlimited drinks for Dhs99. There’s a live DJ dictating the tempo, 50 per cent off the food menu, and even prizes to be won.

Sand Lounge, Pura Eco Retreat, Jubail Island, 8pm to 11pm, Wednesdays, Dhs99. Tel: (0)50 383 7878,


A chic new wine bar at Marriott Al Forsan, Uva is decorated in deep mauves and dark woods, with soft lighting that creates a warm and relaxed setting for a get together with your besties. On Thursdays it’s Go-Ssip ladies’ night, where Dhs99 gets you two hours of drinks between 7pm and 11pm and a dish from the selection of grazing bites.

Uva, Marriott Al Forsan, Khalifa City, 7pm to 11pm, Thursdays, Dhs99. Tel: (0)2 201 4131,

W Lounge

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In the sleek surrounds of W Abu Dhabi’s decadent, jewel-hued W Lounge, ladies can wind into the weekend with Sipz and Glam ladies’ night on Fridays. Don your best partywear for an evening of dancing tunes, wow-worthy race track views and an epic drinks deal. When you buy one special drink from the ladies’ night menu, you’ll get free-flowing serves all night long. There’s also 20 per cent off dining for the ladies.

W Lounge, W Abu Dhabi – Yas Island, Yas Marina Circuit, 6pm to 1am, Fridays. Tel: (0)2 656 0000,

Ting Irie

Holla at your girl gang because Ting Irie’s 3 Likkle Birds ladiesnight is back for the winter season. Featuring a DJ belting out the best of dancehall, hip-hop, R’n’B, and afrobeats, you can dance the night away while sipping on tropical beverages as you enjoy the refreshing sea breeze on the newly revamped terrace. A Caribbean-inspired menu is available for you to enjoy with classic dishes like their jerk chicken, Oxtail coco buns and more.

Guests can look forward to a vibrant Caribbean-inspired menu with dishes like their secret Jerk chicken recipe, famous Oxtail coco buns, spicy Jerk hummus, and a creative beverage menu to match.

Ting Irie, Mamsha Al Saadiyat, Saadiyat Island, Abu Dhabi, Wednesdays, 7pm to 12am, Dhs145 soft, Dhs190 bubbles, Dhs265 premium. Tel: (0)2 886 7786. @tingirie

Dusk Restaurant


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Colourful and lively, Dusk is the perfect spot to enjoy the evening with your girlfriends over innovative tapas of Parmesan cheese cups, dynamite guacamole tacos or a refined ceviche paired with unlimited flow of Mexican beverages. Boat transfers included.

Dusk, Nurai Island, Abu Dhabi, Tuesday evenings, Dhs220. Tel: (0)2 617 2211.@nurai_island 

Café del Mar

Café del Mar’s captivating new Masquerade Ladies’ Night on Yas Bay will have you channeling your inner fashionista, as you arrive in glamorous attire to enjoy an evening of mystery, dancing and socialising. Ladies will be treated to a welcome glass of bubbles, three complimentary beverages, a delectable sharing platter, and wait for it, a lace face mask, at this unique Saturday celebration.

Café del Mar, Yas Bay, Yas Island, Abu Dhabi, Dhs120, 7pm until late. Tel: (0)50 402 2283. @cafedelmarabudhabi

Éla Éla


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Ladies Night has landed at Éla Éla on Yas Marina, and to celebrate its arrival, you can enjoy free drinks from 7pm to 11pm, all January long. Complementing your beverages beautifully will be a complimentary mezze of dips with Éla Éla’s warm house-made pita bread. Dance the night away to classics from Mamma Mia and ABBA, as well as to disco and house tunes. From February onwards, you receive three beverage tokens on arrival, every Wednesday evening.

Éla Éla, Yas Marina, Yas Island, Abu Dhabi, Wednesdays 7pm to 11pm. Tel: (0)56 603 7500.