THE RITZ-CARLTON ABU DHABI, GRAND CANAL

PO Box 91888, Khor Al Maqta’a, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Phone:  +9712 8188888   •  Map & Directions
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Calendar of Events






Formula 1 Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi Grand Prix
November 21-23, 2014
Yas Marina Circuit

One of the most anticipated sporting event of the year, the Grand Prix weekend offers an unparalleled social and racing experience. As the only twilight race on the calendar, fans can experience the magic of a day night race in a marina track setting.
Gastronomic and Cultural Week of Mexico
November 30 – December 6, 2014

Venue: Giornotte restaurant
Time: 7 p.m. - 11 p.m.

The Ritz-Carlton Abu Dhabi, Grand Canal together with the Mexican Embassy in the UAE, is inviting Abu Dhabi residents to join in the Gastronomic and Cultural Week of Mexico celebrating Mexican heritage with great food and entertainment for the entire family. Taking place in Giornotte restaurant from 7 p.m. until 11 p.m. from November 30 till December 6, the cultural week will feature daily 40-minute performances representing different states of Mexico (Jalisco, Sinaloa, Yucatan, Chihuahua, Veracruz) as well as Mexican and international buffet offering burritos, tacos, ceviche and a selection of traditional beverages from the region.

Price: AED 185++ per person for food only and AED 260++ per person for food and Mexican beverages

For reservations or inquiries, please contact 9712-818-8282 or e-mail.

Abu Dhabi Film Festival
October 23 - November 1, 2014
Various venues

With a focus on regional cinema and Arab talent, Abu Dhabi Film Festival has become one of the most anticipated cultural events in Abu Dhabi, helping to establish the emirate as a leading cultural venue in the region.
Friday Brunch
Every Friday
Venue: Giornotte
Time: 12:30 p.m. to 4 p.m.

  • 27 live stations including Wagyu beef carving station, noodle pulling show and seafood and oyster bar
  • Dedicated dessert room in Dolce café
  • Live piano music adds to the atmosphere of elegance and sophistication
  • Brunch after-party at Sorso Bar with a selection of handcrafted beverages and resident DJ on the decks.

Price:
AED 375 ++ House beverages and soft drinks package
AED 275 ++ Food only package

Price for children:
AED 65++ (below 12 years)
AED 206++ (13 to 16 years)
Children under 4 years eat for free

For reservations or inquiries, please contact 9712-818-8282 or e-mail 

"Sorso in Rosso" Ladies Night
Every Tuesday
Venue: Sorso Bar
Time: 5 p.m. to 1 a.m., open daily. Sorso in Rosso night: 8 p.m. to 12 a.m. every Tuesday

Sorso invites ladies to don their favourite red “rosso” outfit and head over each Tuesday for the perfect girls night out. From 8 p.m. till 12 a.m. every lady dressed in red will be offered a selection of house beverages and creative cocktails priced at AED 5. Resident DJ at the decks will take care of the night’s entertainment programme.

For reservations or inquiries, please contact 9712-818-8282 or e-mail 

Saturday Night Market
Venue: Li Jiang
Time: 7 p.m. to 12 a.m. every Saturday

Experience the vibrant market setting of Li Jiang and choose from an extensive selection of fresh produce including greens, seafood, noodles and meats to create your own hearty meal.

  • Interactive show kitchen experience
  • Homemade dim sum pairing option
  • Starting at AED 90++ per person

For reservations or inquiries, please contact 9712-818-8282 or e-mail

Bistro Night
Venue: Giornotte restaurant and terrace
Time: 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. every Wednesday

  • Classic bistro cuisine including Wagyu Bavette and Marinière Mussels
  • Assortment of traditional French desserts
  • Cheese station
  • Lively ambience and accordion music
  • Starting at AED 200++ per person for food only; AED 260++ with house beverages

For reservations or inquiries, please contact 9712-818-8282 or e-mail

Festive Season Celebrations
For a detailed schedule of Christmas and New Year’s Eve activities, please visit Festive Celebrations Page

For festive memories that will last a lifetime, celebrate with family and friends at The Ritz-Carlton Abu Dhabi, Grand Canal. Join us to ring out the old and welcome the new with an enticing programme of elegant events and tempting offerings, starting with the annual Tree Lighting Ceremony in the grand lobby on Thursday, December 11th.

The popular gingerbread house decorating classes for children aged four to 12 with executive pastry chef Laurent Allereau will commence on December 7th, while parents can gather at the elegant Alba Lobby Lounge for a themed afternoon tea featuring a selection of savoury and sweet treats inspired by traditional flavours of Christmas paired with gourmet tea and coffee blends.

On December 24th and 25th, decadent festive dinners at The Forge steakhouse and signature Asian restaurant Li Jiang will tantalize the taste buds with set menus featuring Dungeness crab cake with bubbly foam, Wagyu tenderloin with lobster tail and XO crab meat fried rice. Festive brunch in Giornotte on December 25th promises 27 live cooking stations along with a dedicated dessert room offering traditional seasonal treats such as panettone, minced pies and yule log. On the New Year’s Eve, guests celebrating at hotel’s restaurants are invited to a spectacular fireworks display over the Grand Canal followed by an after party at Sorso, the stylish lobby bar.

Unique accommodation packages are available for guests exclusively over the holiday period. On December 31st - the “New Year’s Eve Extravaganza Package” offers Deluxe accommodation with dinner and entertainment in Giornotte, midnight fireworks and complimentary access to the after party at Sorso bar starting at AED 3,250++.

For more information about the Festive Offers please call +971 2 818 8282 or email rc.auhrz.rest.res@ritzcarlton.com

Gachetronomer’s Night - Gastronomic Dinner Date with Executive Chef David Gache
December 6, 2014
Venue: Sorso bar, Li Jiang, The Forge, Dolce
Time: 7 p.m.

The Ritz-Carlton Abu Dhabi, Grand Canal has prepared a real treat for gourmets who can now book a dine-around dinner experience hosted by the property’s executive chef David Gache. The Gachetronomer’s Night commences with introductions over hand-shaken concoctions at Sorso bar followed by a delectable selection of starters and delicately light dim sum at the signature Southeast Asian restaurant Li Jiang. After trying their hand at noodle pulling, guests will be whisked to The Forge steakhouse for a crash course in grilling the perfect USDA prime beef steak served with chef’s selection of sauces and sides. The cherry on top – an array of homemade cakes, pastries, artisanal ice cream and gelato at Dolce café - will be the perfect culmination to the night of gastronomic indulgence.

Price: AED 450++ per person, inclusive of soft drinks and an aperitif. AED 650++ including wine pairings.
Advance reservations required.

For reservations or inquiries, please contact 9712-818-8282 or e-mail

Gastronomic and Cultural Week of Mexico
November 30 – December 6, 2014

Venue: Giornotte restaurant
Time: 7 p.m. - 11 p.m.

The Ritz-Carlton Abu Dhabi, Grand Canal together with the Mexican Embassy in the UAE, is inviting Abu Dhabi residents to join in the Gastronomic and Cultural Week of Mexico celebrating Mexican heritage with great food and entertainment for the entire family. Taking place in Giornotte restaurant from 7 p.m. until 11 p.m. from November 30 till December 6, the cultural week will feature daily 40-minute performances representing different states of Mexico (Jalisco, Sinaloa, Yucatan, Chihuahua, Veracruz) as well as Mexican and international buffet offering burritos, tacos, ceviche and a selection of traditional beverages from the region.

Price: AED 185++ per person for food only and AED 260++ per person for food and Mexican beverages

For reservations or inquiries, please contact 9712-818-8282 or e-mail.

Friday Brunch
Every Friday
Venue: Giornotte
Time: 12:30 p.m. to 4 p.m.

  • 27 live stations including Wagyu beef carving station, noodle pulling show and seafood and oyster bar
  • Dedicated dessert room in Dolce café
  • Live piano music adds to the atmosphere of elegance and sophistication
  • Brunch after-party at Sorso Bar with a selection of handcrafted beverages and resident DJ on the decks.

Price:
AED 375 ++ House beverages and soft drinks package
AED 275 ++ Food only package

Price for children:
AED 65++ (below 12 years)
AED 206++ (13 to 16 years)
Children under 4 years eat for free

For reservations or inquiries, please contact 9712-818-8282 or e-mail 

"Sorso in Rosso" Ladies Night
Every Tuesday
Venue: Sorso Bar
Time: 5 p.m. to 1 a.m., open daily. Sorso in Rosso night: 8 p.m. to 12 a.m. every Tuesday

Sorso invites ladies to don their favourite red “rosso” outfit and head over each Tuesday for the perfect girls night out. From 8 p.m. till 12 a.m. every lady dressed in red will be offered a selection of house beverages and creative cocktails priced at AED 5. Resident DJ at the decks will take care of the night’s entertainment programme.

For reservations or inquiries, please contact 9712-818-8282 or e-mail 

Saturday Night Market
Venue: Li Jiang
Time: 7 p.m. to 12 a.m. every Saturday

Experience the vibrant market setting of Li Jiang and choose from an extensive selection of fresh produce including greens, seafood, noodles and meats to create your own hearty meal.

  • Interactive show kitchen experience
  • Homemade dim sum pairing option
  • Starting at AED 90++ per person

For reservations or inquiries, please contact 9712-818-8282 or e-mail

Bistro Night
Venue: Giornotte restaurant and terrace
Time: 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. every Wednesday

  • Classic bistro cuisine including Wagyu Bavette and Marinière Mussels
  • Assortment of traditional French desserts
  • Cheese station
  • Lively ambience and accordion music
  • Starting at AED 200++ per person for food only; AED 260++ with house beverages

For reservations or inquiries, please contact 9712-818-8282 or e-mail

Friday Brunch
Every Friday
Venue: Giornotte
Time: 12:30 p.m. to 4 p.m.

  • 27 live stations including Wagyu beef carving station, noodle pulling show and seafood and oyster bar
  • Dedicated dessert room in Dolce café
  • Live piano music adds to the atmosphere of elegance and sophistication
  • Brunch after-party at Sorso Bar with a selection of handcrafted beverages and resident DJ on the decks.

Price:
AED 375 ++ House beverages and soft drinks package
AED 275 ++ Food only package

Price for children:
AED 65++ (below 12 years)
AED 206++ (13 to 16 years)
Children under 4 years eat for free

For reservations or inquiries, please contact 9712-818-8282 or e-mail 

"Sorso in Rosso" Ladies Night
Every Tuesday
Venue: Sorso Bar
Time: 5 p.m. to 1 a.m., open daily. Sorso in Rosso night: 8 p.m. to 12 a.m. every Tuesday

Sorso invites ladies to don their favourite red “rosso” outfit and head over each Tuesday for the perfect girls night out. From 8 p.m. till 12 a.m. every lady dressed in red will be offered a selection of house beverages and creative cocktails priced at AED 5. Resident DJ at the decks will take care of the night’s entertainment programme.

For reservations or inquiries, please contact 9712-818-8282 or e-mail 

Saturday Night Market
Venue: Li Jiang
Time: 7 p.m. to 12 a.m. every Saturday

Experience the vibrant market setting of Li Jiang and choose from an extensive selection of fresh produce including greens, seafood, noodles and meats to create your own hearty meal.

  • Interactive show kitchen experience
  • Homemade dim sum pairing option
  • Starting at AED 90++ per person

For reservations or inquiries, please contact 9712-818-8282 or e-mail

Bistro Night
Venue: Giornotte restaurant and terrace
Time: 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. every Wednesday

  • Classic bistro cuisine including Wagyu Bavette and Marinière Mussels
  • Assortment of traditional French desserts
  • Cheese station
  • Lively ambience and accordion music
  • Starting at AED 200++ per person for food only; AED 260++ with house beverages

For reservations or inquiries, please contact 9712-818-8282 or e-mail

Friday Brunch
Every Friday
Venue: Giornotte
Time: 12:30 p.m. to 4 p.m.

  • 27 live stations including Wagyu beef carving station, noodle pulling show and seafood and oyster bar
  • Dedicated dessert room in Dolce café
  • Live piano music adds to the atmosphere of elegance and sophistication
  • Brunch after-party at Sorso Bar with a selection of handcrafted beverages and resident DJ on the decks.

Price:
AED 375 ++ House beverages and soft drinks package
AED 275 ++ Food only package

Price for children:
AED 65++ (below 12 years)
AED 206++ (13 to 16 years)
Children under 4 years eat for free

For reservations or inquiries, please contact 9712-818-8282 or e-mail 

"Sorso in Rosso" Ladies Night
Every Tuesday
Venue: Sorso Bar
Time: 5 p.m. to 1 a.m., open daily. Sorso in Rosso night: 8 p.m. to 12 a.m. every Tuesday

Sorso invites ladies to don their favourite red “rosso” outfit and head over each Tuesday for the perfect girls night out. From 8 p.m. till 12 a.m. every lady dressed in red will be offered a selection of house beverages and creative cocktails priced at AED 5. Resident DJ at the decks will take care of the night’s entertainment programme.

For reservations or inquiries, please contact 9712-818-8282 or e-mail 

Saturday Night Market
Venue: Li Jiang
Time: 7 p.m. to 12 a.m. every Saturday

Experience the vibrant market setting of Li Jiang and choose from an extensive selection of fresh produce including greens, seafood, noodles and meats to create your own hearty meal.

  • Interactive show kitchen experience
  • Homemade dim sum pairing option
  • Starting at AED 90++ per person

For reservations or inquiries, please contact 9712-818-8282 or e-mail

Bistro Night
Venue: Giornotte restaurant and terrace
Time: 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. every Wednesday

  • Classic bistro cuisine including Wagyu Bavette and Marinière Mussels
  • Assortment of traditional French desserts
  • Cheese station
  • Lively ambience and accordion music
  • Starting at AED 200++ per person for food only; AED 260++ with house beverages

For reservations or inquiries, please contact 9712-818-8282 or e-mail

Friday Brunch
Every Friday
Venue: Giornotte
Time: 12:30 p.m. to 4 p.m.

  • 27 live stations including Wagyu beef carving station, noodle pulling show and seafood and oyster bar
  • Dedicated dessert room in Dolce café
  • Live piano music adds to the atmosphere of elegance and sophistication
  • Brunch after-party at Sorso Bar with a selection of handcrafted beverages and resident DJ on the decks.

Price:
AED 375 ++ House beverages and soft drinks package
AED 275 ++ Food only package

Price for children:
AED 65++ (below 12 years)
AED 206++ (13 to 16 years)
Children under 4 years eat for free

For reservations or inquiries, please contact 9712-818-8282 or e-mail 

"Sorso in Rosso" Ladies Night
Every Tuesday
Venue: Sorso Bar
Time: 5 p.m. to 1 a.m., open daily. Sorso in Rosso night: 8 p.m. to 12 a.m. every Tuesday

Sorso invites ladies to don their favourite red “rosso” outfit and head over each Tuesday for the perfect girls night out. From 8 p.m. till 12 a.m. every lady dressed in red will be offered a selection of house beverages and creative cocktails priced at AED 5. Resident DJ at the decks will take care of the night’s entertainment programme.

For reservations or inquiries, please contact 9712-818-8282 or e-mail 

Saturday Night Market
Venue: Li Jiang
Time: 7 p.m. to 12 a.m. every Saturday

Experience the vibrant market setting of Li Jiang and choose from an extensive selection of fresh produce including greens, seafood, noodles and meats to create your own hearty meal.

  • Interactive show kitchen experience
  • Homemade dim sum pairing option
  • Starting at AED 90++ per person

For reservations or inquiries, please contact 9712-818-8282 or e-mail

Bistro Night
Venue: Giornotte restaurant and terrace
Time: 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. every Wednesday

  • Classic bistro cuisine including Wagyu Bavette and Marinière Mussels
  • Assortment of traditional French desserts
  • Cheese station
  • Lively ambience and accordion music
  • Starting at AED 200++ per person for food only; AED 260++ with house beverages

For reservations or inquiries, please contact 9712-818-8282 or e-mail

Friday Brunch
Every Friday
Venue: Giornotte
Time: 12:30 p.m. to 4 p.m.

  • 27 live stations including Wagyu beef carving station, noodle pulling show and seafood and oyster bar
  • Dedicated dessert room in Dolce café
  • Live piano music adds to the atmosphere of elegance and sophistication
  • Brunch after-party at Sorso Bar with a selection of handcrafted beverages and resident DJ on the decks.

Price:
AED 375 ++ House beverages and soft drinks package
AED 275 ++ Food only package

Price for children:
AED 65++ (below 12 years)
AED 206++ (13 to 16 years)
Children under 4 years eat for free

For reservations or inquiries, please contact 9712-818-8282 or e-mail 

"Sorso in Rosso" Ladies Night
Every Tuesday
Venue: Sorso Bar
Time: 5 p.m. to 1 a.m., open daily. Sorso in Rosso night: 8 p.m. to 12 a.m. every Tuesday

Sorso invites ladies to don their favourite red “rosso” outfit and head over each Tuesday for the perfect girls night out. From 8 p.m. till 12 a.m. every lady dressed in red will be offered a selection of house beverages and creative cocktails priced at AED 5. Resident DJ at the decks will take care of the night’s entertainment programme.

For reservations or inquiries, please contact 9712-818-8282 or e-mail 

Saturday Night Market
Venue: Li Jiang
Time: 7 p.m. to 12 a.m. every Saturday

Experience the vibrant market setting of Li Jiang and choose from an extensive selection of fresh produce including greens, seafood, noodles and meats to create your own hearty meal.

  • Interactive show kitchen experience
  • Homemade dim sum pairing option
  • Starting at AED 90++ per person

For reservations or inquiries, please contact 9712-818-8282 or e-mail

Bistro Night
Venue: Giornotte restaurant and terrace
Time: 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. every Wednesday

  • Classic bistro cuisine including Wagyu Bavette and Marinière Mussels
  • Assortment of traditional French desserts
  • Cheese station
  • Lively ambience and accordion music
  • Starting at AED 200++ per person for food only; AED 260++ with house beverages

For reservations or inquiries, please contact 9712-818-8282 or e-mail

Friday Brunch
Every Friday
Venue: Giornotte
Time: 12:30 p.m. to 4 p.m.

  • 27 live stations including Wagyu beef carving station, noodle pulling show and seafood and oyster bar
  • Dedicated dessert room in Dolce café
  • Live piano music adds to the atmosphere of elegance and sophistication
  • Brunch after-party at Sorso Bar with a selection of handcrafted beverages and resident DJ on the decks.

Price:
AED 375 ++ House beverages and soft drinks package
AED 275 ++ Food only package

Price for children:
AED 65++ (below 12 years)
AED 206++ (13 to 16 years)
Children under 4 years eat for free

For reservations or inquiries, please contact 9712-818-8282 or e-mail 

"Sorso in Rosso" Ladies Night
Every Tuesday
Venue: Sorso Bar
Time: 5 p.m. to 1 a.m., open daily. Sorso in Rosso night: 8 p.m. to 12 a.m. every Tuesday

Sorso invites ladies to don their favourite red “rosso” outfit and head over each Tuesday for the perfect girls night out. From 8 p.m. till 12 a.m. every lady dressed in red will be offered a selection of house beverages and creative cocktails priced at AED 5. Resident DJ at the decks will take care of the night’s entertainment programme.

For reservations or inquiries, please contact 9712-818-8282 or e-mail 

Saturday Night Market
Venue: Li Jiang
Time: 7 p.m. to 12 a.m. every Saturday

Experience the vibrant market setting of Li Jiang and choose from an extensive selection of fresh produce including greens, seafood, noodles and meats to create your own hearty meal.

  • Interactive show kitchen experience
  • Homemade dim sum pairing option
  • Starting at AED 90++ per person

For reservations or inquiries, please contact 9712-818-8282 or e-mail

Bistro Night
Venue: Giornotte restaurant and terrace
Time: 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. every Wednesday

  • Classic bistro cuisine including Wagyu Bavette and Marinière Mussels
  • Assortment of traditional French desserts
  • Cheese station
  • Lively ambience and accordion music
  • Starting at AED 200++ per person for food only; AED 260++ with house beverages

For reservations or inquiries, please contact 9712-818-8282 or e-mail

Friday Brunch
Every Friday
Venue: Giornotte
Time: 12:30 p.m. to 4 p.m.

  • 27 live stations including Wagyu beef carving station, noodle pulling show and seafood and oyster bar
  • Dedicated dessert room in Dolce café
  • Live piano music adds to the atmosphere of elegance and sophistication
  • Brunch after-party at Sorso Bar with a selection of handcrafted beverages and resident DJ on the decks.

Price:
AED 375 ++ House beverages and soft drinks package
AED 275 ++ Food only package

Price for children:
AED 65++ (below 12 years)
AED 206++ (13 to 16 years)
Children under 4 years eat for free

For reservations or inquiries, please contact 9712-818-8282 or e-mail 

"Sorso in Rosso" Ladies Night
Every Tuesday
Venue: Sorso Bar
Time: 5 p.m. to 1 a.m., open daily. Sorso in Rosso night: 8 p.m. to 12 a.m. every Tuesday

Sorso invites ladies to don their favourite red “rosso” outfit and head over each Tuesday for the perfect girls night out. From 8 p.m. till 12 a.m. every lady dressed in red will be offered a selection of house beverages and creative cocktails priced at AED 5. Resident DJ at the decks will take care of the night’s entertainment programme.

For reservations or inquiries, please contact 9712-818-8282 or e-mail 

Saturday Night Market
Venue: Li Jiang
Time: 7 p.m. to 12 a.m. every Saturday

Experience the vibrant market setting of Li Jiang and choose from an extensive selection of fresh produce including greens, seafood, noodles and meats to create your own hearty meal.

  • Interactive show kitchen experience
  • Homemade dim sum pairing option
  • Starting at AED 90++ per person

For reservations or inquiries, please contact 9712-818-8282 or e-mail

Bistro Night
Venue: Giornotte restaurant and terrace
Time: 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. every Wednesday

  • Classic bistro cuisine including Wagyu Bavette and Marinière Mussels
  • Assortment of traditional French desserts
  • Cheese station
  • Lively ambience and accordion music
  • Starting at AED 200++ per person for food only; AED 260++ with house beverages

For reservations or inquiries, please contact 9712-818-8282 or e-mail

Friday Brunch
Every Friday
Venue: Giornotte
Time: 12:30 p.m. to 4 p.m.

  • 27 live stations including Wagyu beef carving station, noodle pulling show and seafood and oyster bar
  • Dedicated dessert room in Dolce café
  • Live piano music adds to the atmosphere of elegance and sophistication
  • Brunch after-party at Sorso Bar with a selection of handcrafted beverages and resident DJ on the decks.

Price:
AED 375 ++ House beverages and soft drinks package
AED 275 ++ Food only package

Price for children:
AED 65++ (below 12 years)
AED 206++ (13 to 16 years)
Children under 4 years eat for free

For reservations or inquiries, please contact 9712-818-8282 or e-mail 

"Sorso in Rosso" Ladies Night
Every Tuesday
Venue: Sorso Bar
Time: 5 p.m. to 1 a.m., open daily. Sorso in Rosso night: 8 p.m. to 12 a.m. every Tuesday

Sorso invites ladies to don their favourite red “rosso” outfit and head over each Tuesday for the perfect girls night out. From 8 p.m. till 12 a.m. every lady dressed in red will be offered a selection of house beverages and creative cocktails priced at AED 5. Resident DJ at the decks will take care of the night’s entertainment programme.

For reservations or inquiries, please contact 9712-818-8282 or e-mail 

Saturday Night Market
Venue: Li Jiang
Time: 7 p.m. to 12 a.m. every Saturday

Experience the vibrant market setting of Li Jiang and choose from an extensive selection of fresh produce including greens, seafood, noodles and meats to create your own hearty meal.

  • Interactive show kitchen experience
  • Homemade dim sum pairing option
  • Starting at AED 90++ per person

For reservations or inquiries, please contact 9712-818-8282 or e-mail

Bistro Night
Venue: Giornotte restaurant and terrace
Time: 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. every Wednesday

  • Classic bistro cuisine including Wagyu Bavette and Marinière Mussels
  • Assortment of traditional French desserts
  • Cheese station
  • Lively ambience and accordion music
  • Starting at AED 200++ per person for food only; AED 260++ with house beverages

For reservations or inquiries, please contact 9712-818-8282 or e-mail