You know you're in the UAE when at any given time of year, there is an extensive range of unique dining experiences to choose from. Whether it's sipping on sundowners on a rooftop helipad overlooking the serene landscape or enjoying a beachside barbecue on a remote island, the possibilities are endless. But if you find yourself overwhelmed with the sheer array of choices, a culinary journey, which combines your favourite flavours from all around the globe, might be the perfect fit. So, head over to Rosewood Abu Dhabi and tuck into delicacies from Lebanon and China, paired with a fine selection of drinks.
Begin your evening on a high note with a visit to the biggest wine cellar in the UAE. La Cava boasts 1,000 premium labels and caters to every wine lover's taste. Expert sommeliers at the venue will take you through a history of winemaking and will present some of the finest varieties, including rare wines not easily found elsewhere. Here, you can enjoy a glass in the intimate setting of the wine cellar.
Once the wine has built your appetite, head over to Sambusek - the elegant and upbeat eatery serving the very best Lebanese cuisine. Here, you can take your pick of starters with the restaurant's star item - fresh fish cooked with traditional Lebanese techniques and flavours.
When you've had your fill of grilled fish, travel to China and back with Rosewood Abu Dhabi's newest dining venue, Dai Pai Dong, for your mains. Inspired by Cantonese street food, the menu showcases modern interpretations of classic Chinese dishes and you can savour delicacies such as dim sum, homemade noodles and barbecued meats, all paired with wines and spirits.
Bring your meal to a sweet close at AQUA for its decadent selection of desserts, following which, you can toast to a wonderful dining experience at Hidden Bar, which boasts the largest gin collection in the UAE. Here, you will discover how much more there is to this famous tipple than simply mixing it up with some tonic, thanks to the premium gin blends on offer.