Live Music in Al Markaziyah & Around


A resident pianist provides genteel entertainment in the dapper Cristal. Dressed in polished oak and illuminated by candlelight and a fireplace, this is a haven of old-world charm in the heart of a frenetic city. Wh…
Live Music in Al Khalidiya & Around

Jazz Bar & Dining

Cool cats flock to this sophisticated supper club at the Hilton Abu Dhabi that serves international cuisine in a modern art deco–inspired setting. But the venue is less about the food and more about the music – a se…
Classical Music in Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi Classics

This concert series brings top classical performances – including renowned international soloists and famous orchestras – to such venues as the Emirates Palace and Manarat Al Saadiyat in Abu Dhabi and the historic A…
Spectator Sport in Abu Dhabi

Al Wathba Race Track

Sporting colourful nose bags and matching blankets, the camels are the stars of the show at the Al Wathba Race Track, 45km southeast of Abu Dhabi. Races are great fun, even just to watch the enthusiasm of the owners…
Cinema in Yas Island

Vox Cinemas

If you like to smell the rubber on your car chase and feel the earth rumble as screaming tyres race across a 24.5m screen, then the 4D experience at Vox Cinema's XD Theatre won't disappoint. Book online.
Cabaret in Yas Island

Burlesque Restaurant & Lounge

This red-velvet venue with scarlet, high-backed sofas and opulent drapes channels slightly naughty 1920s glamour. Two hours of cabaret-style live singing and dancing are followed by differently themed dance parties …
Live Music in Al Zahiyah

49er's The Gold Rush

This long-running nightclub has earned its spurs over the years, with its wild west theme, Stetsons, bucking bronco decorations, and built-in barbecue kitchen serving up Texas-sized steaks and fries. There's a resi…
Live Music in Bain Al Jessrain


Live piano music provides the entertainment for one of the city's best brunches. If that isn't entertainment enough, there are 27 live stations (chefs preparing food at counters in the restaurant), wagyu beef carvin…
Live Performance in Saadiyat Island

People by Crystal Abu Dhabi

Offering what the promoters describe as a 'mash-up of house and urban music', this super-chic nightclub has international artists, theatrical and musical extravaganzas and high-tech projections on the sophisticated …
Cinema in Al Zahiyah

Novo Cinemas Abu Dhabi

This multiplex shows the latest Hollywood films, some in 3D.