Abu Dhabi Food Festival 2017

Organised by Department of Culture and Tourism - Abu Dhabi

A sensational selection of sumptuous food will be served up in the emirate from December 7th to 23rd, as the annual Abu Dhabi Food Festival returns to the capital bigger and tastier than ever!

Spread over 17 days and taking in three weekends, ADFF will cook up a storm and bring food-lovers, families and friends together to enjoy not only cuisine from some of the best street chefs, but also some of the most scrumptious food available in the region. 

Running right across Abu Dhabi city, Al Ain and Al Dhafra, ADFF will serve up 15 new feature events this year, including the Truckers Carnival, the Street Food Market, the Big Piknik, Beach Feast, ‘Delicious Cinema’, the Truckers Exit and the ever-popular Street Feast in both Abu Dhabi and Al Ain as well as a Truckers Park in Al Dhafra. 

Also ‘on the menu’, ADFF will also bring some of the best Street Food chefs from across the world to the region for the first time, where they’ll appear in various locations around the festival for live demos, and cooking masterclasses. 

Food trucks will deliver a fantastic culinary experience for all with more than 40 food trucks featuring across Abu Dhabi, Al Ain and Al Dhafra with lots of different food options to choose from including the a Night Market.
 
The ‘Festember 40 Mule Market Space’ will bring a touring culinary experience to the ADFF table, where six brand new mobile food concepts (five local and one international) will pop up in exclusive locations around Abu Dhabi.

Also look out for such delicious delights as Zomato Abu Dhabi Restaurant Week, themed dinners and a selection of F&B promotions. 
This year also sees the return of the SIAL Trade Fair, the innovative and increasingly popular food, beverage and hospitality event. SIAL will feature eight distinct activities for 2017, including the Abu Dhabi Date Palm Exhibition, Abu Dhabi Food Security Round Tables, where top industry experts will discuss the key issue of food security in the region, a Hosted Buyer Programme, where exhibitors and buyers can meet and match sourcing requirements, the La Cuisine competition for professional chefs, A Roaming Chefs feature, where the La Cuisine chefs will host guided tours around the show, the SIAL Innovation Area, which will showcase the world’s most innovative products, SIAL Conferences (innovative panels tailored to SIAL Middle East’s core industry sectors), and prestigious Mercury Awards. The 36th edition of The Mercurys will be held here at ADFF 2017.

Abu Dhabi Food Festival Pass
ADFF will have a full range of activations and promotions in the emirate’s hotels, restaurants and malls to look forward to as well. 
As you can see, our ‘festival menu’ is overflowing with tantalizing events and mouth-watering possibilities, with something sumptuous for every palate! 

Get your power pass now for unlimited access to super foodie events at the Abu Dhabi Food Festival 2017.

Pay AED 350 to enjoy to enjoy entry to Delicious Cinema, Street Fest Al Ain and Abu Dhabi, Beach Feast and Truckers Park events that feature top international and local stars including Shaggy, Mya, Mohombi, Lucenzo and JT Taylor, legendary voice of Kool and the Gang.
Buy the pass on offer for a limited time period and save AED 600 on entry to all these delicious events.

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Download the festival flyer for the events schedule


date and time

Thu, Dec 07, 2017 - Sat, Dec 23, 2017

event location

Abu Dhabi

contact info

Department of Culture and Tourism - Abu Dhabi
Tel: 800 5555

Events map

Dining Offers


     

Romantic Dinner on the Beach
Al Raha Beach Hotel
Date: December 7- 23,2017
Time: 6:30pm – 9:00pm & 9:30pm – 12:00am
Offer: AED 750 Net per couple per dinner
Treasure this special event in your life & dine al fresco, under our romantic private beach front gazebos with your beloved one. 
Dinner includes a five course set menu for 2, including welcome drink, alcoholic or non-alcoholic selected beverages & heart shaped cake. 
Call +971 2 508 0432 for prior table reservations. Bookings are mandatory


      Gourmet Bbq @ La Piscine Pool Bar
Al Raha Beach Hotel
Date: December 15  
Time: 7:00pm – 10:00pm
AED 210 Net per person / Kids from 6 years to 12 years @ 50%
A gastronomical event at La Piscine awaits you in the form of a Gourmet BBQ on 15th December, 2017. The restaurant is situated amidst lush tropical greenery and sandy private beach. Our Colombian band will keep your family and friends entertained throughout the evening as you immerse yourself in a culinary fantasy.
Call +971 2 508 0432 for prior table reservations. Bookings are mandatory  

      Three-course lunch offer at Bocca& Vasco’s
Hilton Abu Dhabi
Date: December 7- 23
Time: 12:00pm to 3.30pm
The historic hotel in the capital brings a special lunch menu to Bocca and Vasco’s for those looking for a quick gourmet getaway on weekdays. 
Hilton Abu Dhabi has launched new lunch menus at Bocca and Vasco’s. The Express Lunch menus will be served from 12pm to 3.30pm from Sunday to Thursday and is available at the pocket-friendly price of AED 69 from December 7 – 23, 2017.
Call +971 02 692 4247 for prior table reservations

      Catch DNA the band play live at Jazz Bar & Dining
Hilton Abu Dhabi
Date: December 22
Catch the band DNA 2.0 live on the stage on 22ndDecember, 2017. Led by David Howard, who has been performing at Jazz Bar & Dining for more than a year, DNA 2.0 performs the latest hits to original renditions of popular R&B, Latin, dance and jazz tunes. Joining David on stage are three new musicians. Lisandra Lara takes up the role of female vocalist, while Daylor Mendoza and Marvin Presens take over the drums and keyboard respectively. Call 02 692 4247 for prior table reservations.

      ‘FLAVORS OF BIRYANI ’ – Food Festival
Western Hotel- Madinat Zayed
Chutney Indian Restaurant
Date: December 7- 23
AED 59* per person excluding 10% service charge, 6% Tourism and 4% municipality fee.
Western Hotel Madinat Zayed joins the Abu Dhabi Food Festival 2017, by showcasing the ‘Flavors of Biryanis’ event bringing the best of distinct aromatic Biryanis from different cultures of 3 countries - India, Pakistan and Bangladesh.
Also enjoy our other attractions: 
Tuesday Curry Nights/ Wednesday Kabab Kreations/ Thursday Tandoori Nights/ Friday Little Chef Class
Call 02 8017777 for prior table reservations

      ‘FLAVORS OF MEDITTERENEAN ’ – Food Festival
Western Hotel- Ghayathi
Date: December 7- 23
Offer: AED 59* per person excluding 10% service charge, 6% Tourism and 4% municipality fee.
In participation with the Abu Dhabi Food Festival 2017, Western Hotel Ghayathi will feature
‘Flavors Of Mediterranean’ a wide variety of cultures with distinct cuisine from the
Mediterranean region at Pearl Restaurant during buffet lunch and dinner.
Also featuring our other attractions –
Italian Tuesdays and Friday Little Chef Class
Call 02 8093000for prior table reservations 

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