From a new restaurant in the capital which showcases the finest cuisines in Asia to a seasonal bespoke menu by one of the region's most renowned chefs, these are the places to be and be seen this weekend for a gastronomic experience to remember.

Play Restaurant & Lounge

Renowned culinary maestro Chef Reif has designed 'Summer PLAY Date' experience, which brings his trademark Mediterranean style to the forefront at the H Hotel. Indulge in a bespoke 2-course menu set within an art deco setting.

Weekend food guide July 7-9

For reservations, call +971 4 336 4444.


Atlantis the Palm Dubai's famed seafood restaurant Ossiano invites you to tantalise your taste buds with a 4, 5 or 7-course Mediterranean-inspired menu created by award-winning Chef Gregoire Berger. With spectacular views of the Ambassador Lagoon, expect signature dishes including caramelised black linguine with almond foam and zucchini.

Weekend food guide July 7-9

For reservations, call +971 4 426 2626.

Cho Gao

It's a fusion of Asian flavours at the newly opened Cho Gao at InterContinental Abu Dhabi, where the most iconic dishes from Japan, Indonesia, Vietnam and Thailand are served in a stunning setting with views of the marina. Four distinct spaces have been designed to specially curate the delectable dishes: sushi bar, restaurant, lounge and terrace. Prepare to savour the tastes of Thai roasted duck red curry and Vietnamese banana blossom salad.

Weekend food guide July 7-9

For reservations, call +971 2 666 6888.

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