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Coya Abu Dhabi Keeps The Good Vibes Flowing Throughout August

This August, COYA Abu Dhabi is is dedicated to ensuring that each and every guest has an exceptional summer experience. Presenting a tantalising array of authentic Peruvian specialties, bespoke cocktails and enthralling live music, the Summer Brunch is guaranteed to make every weekend extra special. Meanwhile, those looking to break up the working week are encouraged to lose themselves to the infectious beats of the Azucar live music nights, while the unique and atmospheric Pisco Bar continues to be the UAE capital’s hottest place to unwind, relax and celebrate.

The COYA Abu Dhabi Summer Brunch

COYA Abu Dhabi will continue its colourful, vibrant and much-loved Summer Brunch throughout August. Treating guests to unforgettable Saturday afternoons filled with Peruvian specialties, free-flowing cocktails, and amazing live entertainment, all set against stunning views of Abu Dhabi’s city skyline, the unmissable celebration is the ultimate way of maximising the summer season.

Guests are encouraged to dine within the elegant ambiance of the beautiful dining room, or on the waterfront air-conditioned terrace, and relish every moment of their journey through the culinary culture of Peru.

Reminiscent of the traditional bars of Lima, the Pisco Bar provides the perfect starting point for the one-of-a-kind brunch experience. Guests are greeted with tantalising Peruvian-inspired canapés and welcome drinks, whilst COYA’s talented singer Andea and COYA MUSIC DJ Dani Zavera elevate the upbeat atmosphere with their enthralling live music.

The feast then begins with a bowl of aromatic soup and a serving of COYA’s signature creamy guacamole. This is followed by a curated selection of Peruvian appetisers, including fresh sashimi, maki rolls, and other COYA favourites. The satisfying and flavourful main course then offers guests a choice of succulent grilled corn-fed baby chicken or fresh lobster iron pot. All made with premium quality ingredients and exceptional skill, each delectable main course is served with a side of delicious grilled corn.

Ensuring that every brunch ends on a sweet note, the show-stopping COYA dessert platter then presents a delectable array of decadent chocolate lollipops, rich and creamy milk cakes and many more indulgent sweet specialties.

The Summer Brunch is made even more fun and memorable with a specially curated array of brunch cocktails, all skilfully prepared and served by the expert mixologists and bartenders. Designed to keep guests feeling refreshed and energised throughout the afternoon, the uplifting Solar Spritz adds a Peruvian twist to the classic Italian specialty, the Margarita Amarilla elevates the iconic Mexican Margarita, while the Mora Tonic, Chakana and COYA’s renowned Chilcano and Pisco Sours provide further enticing options. Those who want to make the occasion even more memorable can also treat themselves to some premium sparkling Champagne, available for a special price exclusively for brunch guests.

A welcoming and family-friendly affair, the COYA Abu Dhabi Summer Brunch features a dedicated children’s menu. Filled with tasty Peruvian delicacies that have been carefully tailored to suit younger guests, every family member is sure to have the time of their lives.

The new COYA Abu Dhabi Summer Brunch takes place every Saturday from 12.30pm to 5pm (food last order 4.30pm). Packages start from AED 398 for soft drinks, AED 548 for house beverages and AED 180 for children aged four to 12.

Reservations at COYA Abu Dhabi are highly recommended. For bookings, please call +971 02 306 7000.

Azucar live music nights – new cocktails

Cubache, the Cuban five-piece band, will continue to bring joy to COYA Abu Dhabi throughout August.

As the group raises the roof of the Pisco Bar with their infectious and uplifting tunes, guests are encouraged to relax and savour an array of COYA’s legendary cocktails and premium Latin American beverages, including a brand-new and exclusive Azucar cocktail menu.

Crafted with artistry and precision, these innovative concoctions are set to elevate the cocktail experience and tantalize the taste buds of discerning patrons.

Standout additions to the new cocktail menu include Luna Roja, a mesmerising fusion of Chicha Morada Pisco, fake lime, and raspberry lemonade; Higo Tonico, a captivating blend of prickly pear Pisco, elderflower, and cucumber tonic; Sol Sagrado, a taste of paradise featuring Maracuya Pisco, passionfruit, fresh mint, and soda water, and El Destino with baked pineapple spiced rum, ají mirasol, and ginger beer, all available for AED 50.

Presenting a hypnotic fusion of Latin and Afro rhythms, influenced by Spanish, French and Afro Cuban cultures, every guest will find it impossible not to fall in love with Cubache’s theatrical and upbeat sound.

While the award-winning bartenders of the Pisco Bar expertly prepare COYA’s signature creations, the experienced chefs will be on hand to whip up an array of Peruvian-inspired bar bites for anyone who feels a little peckish.

Azucar takes place every Thursday from 10pm onwards. Reservations are recommended.

Discover the COYA Abu Dhabi Pisco Bar

Beautifully adorned with authentic Incan artifacts, hand carved furnishings, artworks from local artists, vibrant colours and traditional Peruvian patterns, the Pisco Bar at COYA Abu Dhabi is the perfect place to stay cool and relax this August.

A 360-degree immersive lifestyle experience unlike anything else in the UAE capital, the enthralling destination specialises in carefully curated, bespoke cocktails that each tell a story about the heritage of COYA and the history of Peru.

Boasting a vast collection of unique Pisco infusions, with many infused by the mixologists themselves using natural herbs, fruits and botanicals, every member of the friendly and experienced bar team brings an in-depth knowledge of traditional Latin American beverages and cocktails, and exceptional mixology skills.

Known for their signature Pisco Sours, classic cocktails and unique creations, the bar team is proud to be included in the ‘Best International Restaurant Bar MEA’ category at the Tales of the Cocktail Foundation’s 2023 Spirited Awards. 

A key part of the overall COYA Abu Dhabi experience, guests at the Pisco Bar are treated to a fusion of delicious creative refreshments, elegant bar bites and curated beats from COYA MUSIC, the brand’s own in-house production company.

The revolving event schedule includes live music every Thursday for the ever-popular Azucar nights, while beverage connoisseurs are invited to step into the bartenders shoes for the afternoon for the beverage side of the interactive Pisco & Ceviche Masterclass.

Finally, guests are also encouraged to look out for the destination’s regular Amigos de COYA gatherings, the Peruvian brand’s revolutionary guest bartending series. Offering an array of new and exciting cocktails, the events welcome award-winning mixologists from prestigious 50 Best Bar venues such as the Little Red Door in Paris, Felix Kitchen & Bar in Budapest, Barro Negro in Athens, Moebius in Milan and more.

The Pisco Bar is open Sunday to Thursday until 1am, and Friday to Saturday until 2am.

Reservations at COYA Abu Dhabi are highly recommended. For bookings, please call +971 02 306 7000.