Goodbye weekend, here’s all the fun happening this week…

Monday, April 29

Celebrate Zuma Abu Dhabi’s 10th birthday

Celebrate a decade of Zuma in the capital, as you dig in to their famed Japanese delights and a hopping vibe that just keeps ’em coming back for more. You’ll want to treat your tastebuds to a limited-time menu featuring their iconic salmon abu mentaiko, black angus ribeye with sansho pepper sauce, octopus tempura, and grilled scallops with Japanese herbs sauce and fresh black truffle. All of that and more, while you absorb an energy unique only to Zuma.

Zuma, The Galleria Al Maryah Island, Abu Dhabi, until June 15. Tel: (0)2 401 5900. @zumaabudhabi

Tuesday, April 30

Begin your Cinco de Mayo celebrations early

Who says your Cinco de Mayo celebrations have to wait until next weekend? At the Four Seasons Abu Dhabi’s Eclipse Terrace, join chef Christian Buenrostro as he invites you to try a specially-curated menu showcasing the diversity of authentic Mexican flavours. Dishes include the chicken al pastor tacos, questacos, marinated tuna tostadas, and more.

Four Seasons Abu Dhabi, The Galleria Al Maryah Island, Abu Dhabi, April 29 to May 5, 6pm to midnight. Tel: (0)2 333 2222. @fsabudhabi

Wednesday, May 1

Get a dose of literature at the Abu Dhabi International Book Fair

Immerse yourself in talks, innovative, technical and creative workshops, live music shows, cooking demos, and activities specially curated for the youth, at this convention for the creative. It takes place at Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre until May 5.

Abu Dhabi International Book Fair, ADNEC area, Al Khaleej Al Arabi Street, Abu Dhabi, until May 5,

Enjoy beachside bliss at SAL

Dubai’s prized beach club concept, SAL, is now officially open on Saadiyat, and the Abu Dhabi iteration is in a locale no less mystical. Whether you’re a beach-goer, island-hopper or just a fan of super seafood, make sure you stop by. Before you go, read our review here.

SAL, Jumeirah at Saadiyat Island, Saadiyat Island, Abu Dhabi, Mon to Fri 12.30pm to 11pm, Sat and Sun 12.30pm to 11.30pm. Tel: (0)2 811 4342. @sal_saadiyatisland

Thursday, May 2

Hit up Hawksbill Restaurant

Dine at the all new Hawksbill restaurant at Saadiyat Beach Golf Club, where tranquility, delicious food, signature beverages and jaw-dropping views will welcome you on lovely Saadiyat Island.

Hawksbill, Saadiyat Beach Golf Club, Saadiyat Island, Abu Dhabi, 6am to 11pm daily. Tel: (0)56 660 8780. @hawksbill.sbgc