The five-star Grand Hyatt Abu Dhabi is the perfect place for a celebration. Boasting some of the best views in the city, this luxurious hotel has 428 rooms to choose from, 36 luxury suites and 60 full-service residences for long-stay guests. As one might expect, a hotel like this knows how to cater to its guests, and Lexx is a perfect example of this. Lexx is a sophisticated wine, cocktail and cigar bar where guests can relax in private over bar food such as charcuterie boards and sliders. The interiors are truly stunning, with the impressive onyx bar taking centre stage while marble and elegant lighting adorn the rest of the space. The bar boasts outdoor seating, an extensive wine and art collection and an intimate private room.
Once settled into the private room, you and your guests can sample the various house cocktails. Try the 'another Mary', a fun take on the classic with tequila, house spices and Clamato juice, or the exchange, which mixes blended scotch, Aperol and sherry. The selection of spirits covers all the bases for those who prefer their drink short and to the point. The wine list, meanwhile, offers up some rarities, including a 2006 Dom Perignon and an extravagant 2012 Chateauneuf-Du-Pape Jeroboam.
The food at Lexx is primarily bar-style, although amped up with to luxurious levels. As such you'll find dishes like pan-fried beef tenderloin, truffle fries with parsley and garlic or an elegant charcuterie board (available with pork or halal). More relaxed plates are available too, such as pulled beef tacos with crunchy slaw and spicy mayo, grilled Padron peppers with Maldon salt or Black Angus beef sliders with caramelised onion compote and cheddar cheese. Don't miss the flatbreads, which feature toppings like halal bresaola, tomato and mozzarella or San Daniele ham.