Red dining room with patio doors leading to an evening view of the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque

Dining Events at The Ritz-Carlton Abu Dhabi, Grand Canal

Dining Events and Experiences

Discover hotel dining beyond breakfast, lunch, and dinner with chef-led experiences, wine tastings, private dining, brunches, and other special events and offers.

Saturdays | 1 p.m. – 4 p.m.

Chef's Brunch

Discover our cosmopolitan Chef’s Brunch prepared à la minute by our world-class Chefs and enjoy gourmet dining from all over the world, extending from succulent Wagyu beef to a wide range of seafood options. Witness our culinary experts as they serve freshly shucked oysters, pan-fried foie gras, sushi, and dumplings, the options are endless.

Giornotte Restaurant
Thursdays | 6 p.m. – 11 p.m.

Pizza & Pasta Night

Indulge in a night of unlimited Italian favorites, including sharing antipasti, homemade pizza, and pasta, along with a dessert. Complimented with our selection of house grapes and hops.

spread of pizza, and pasta
Li Jiang
bar with tall stools

Happy Hour at Li Jiang

Enjoy savings on selected beverages for an evening to remember. Monday – Saturday | 5 P.M. – 7 P.M.

Sushi platter

Sushi & Sake Night

Enjoy an unlimited evening of sushi, sashimi, and maki rolls, and discover our handcrafted Asian specialty beverages, setting the tone for a lively ambiance. Tuesdays | 6 P.M. – 11 P.M.


Lobster Night

Savor freshly caught lobster with a set menu for the ages that incorporates the very best of culinary arts. Infused with multiple preparation techniques, your senses will be elevated to a level of experience that is, without a doubt, unforgettable. Fridays | 5 P.M. – 11 P.M.

Soba & Tempura Night

Li Jiang is setting up a memorable evening with an exquisite selection of Asian dishes. The 5-course menu offers a selection of Asian favorites that highlight both tradition and modernity. Thursdays | 6 P.M. – 11 P.M.

Vietnamese Night

Embark on a culinary journey to Vietnam and discover a blend of unique tastes. From spring rolls, grilled duck sausage, and traditional Vietnamese soup, to steamed fish wrapped in banana leaf, the journey is completed with a succulent dessert that enlivens the senses. Mondays | 6 P.M. – 11 P.M.

The Forge
Tables in the Forge restaurant steakhouse at The Ritz-Carlton Abu Dhabi, Grand Canal

Meat Flights at the Forge

Daily | 6 p.m. – 11 p.m.

Embark on an epicurean journey with a Silver, Gold, or Platinum Boarding Pass giving you access to savor the finest selection of meats at the sophisticated steakhouse. Indulge in Brazilian Tenderloin, New Zealand Sirloin, Australian Wagyu, US cowboy Steak, and many more prime cuts cooked to perfection.

dining area with long table and chairs

Tomahawk Experience

Wednesdays | 6 p.m. – 11 p.m.

Tailored for the connoisseurs, the Tomahawk Experience is an invitation to a refined culinary journey that meets your appetite. Enliven the senses and savor the wonder of the 1.2kg premium cut, including a balanced side dish that will leave you in awe.

Daily | 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Afternoon Tea at Alba

Join us for a delectable afternoon tea featuring savory hors d'oeuvres, scones and chocolate treats inspired by the delicate floral aromas and accompanied by your preferred tea blend.

Afternoon Tea at Alba
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The Perfect Start

Wind down your day and enrich your evenings with our premium bar, with specialty beverages served with the finest palate pleasures. Daily | 7 P.M. – 9 P.M.

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Social Night

Head to Sorso for a sophisticated Ladies’ and Gents’ night, with carefully crafted beverages and bar bites. Wednesday to Saturday | 7 P.M. – 9 P.M.

Trio of Wagyu beef sliders with a line of mustard in front of them

Friday Drunch

Head to Sorso for a tantalizing drunch and enjoy three hours of unlimited beverages, and exquisite bar bites, including international cuts of meat. Fridays | 7 P.M. – 10 P.M.

Happy Hour on Selected Beverages at Al Fresco

Daily, 3 p.m. – 5 p.m.

Al Fresco
Aerial view of the resort pool, beach and sparkling canal

Pool and Beach Day

Relax at one of the largest outdoor pools in Abu Dhabi and enjoy light fare from Al Fresco, our pool restaurant.

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Lilet Aperitif

Daily, 11 A.M. – 7 P.M.

Neighboring our beach & gardens and adjacent to our infinity pool, our Lillet aperitif experience is available to discover a new and refreshing experience.

Seafood Night

Indulge in a night of seafood favorites, overflowing with ocean delicacies just waiting to be enjoyed and served alongside your choice of mezze and decadent dessert. You will also find traditional favorites, and fragrant wisps of shisha in the air, all to create a distinct Oriental atmosphere. Sundays | 5 p.m. – 11 p.m.

Table near open doors leading to patio dining at Mijana