Abu Dhabi, UAEFriday 25 September 2020

A gentle breeze

UAE is blessed with some of the planet's best weather

A rendering of the Hilton Abu Dhabi Yas Island Resort, which is expected to be completed in 2019. COURTESY MIRAL
A rendering of the Hilton Abu Dhabi Yas Island Resort, which is expected to be completed in 2019. COURTESY MIRAL

A gentle breeze. Sunshine. Nature. Just three reasons why dining outdoors just can't be beaten. Whether it's a ­romantic moonlit dinner for two, a sun-kissed brunch blow-out with friends or a lazy afternoon's grazing with the family, it's ­simply refreshing to get a side-order of fresh air with your food.

Test for Crosshead

For six months of the year, the UAE is blessed with some of the planet's best weather for al fresco dining. But with the sweat-sodden summer about to descend on us, even mad dogs and Englishmen will be scampering for the nearest blast furnace to escape the rigours of the midday sun.

Soon our mealtimes will be accompanied by the familiar icy whisper of our old friend the air conditioning unit. And when cabin fever finally gets a grip of you, you'll wonder why you didn't get out there more often when the weather was fine. Which is why this guide will be indispensable in the countdown to summer - whatever your budget, social preference or food obsession, here are the 10 best outdoor venues to enjoy before it's too late.

Updated: May 15, 2018 01:33 PM

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