Dubai's best bars and clubs

By TimeOut Dubai Team for TimeOut Dubai on March 28, 2017

Time Out has the most important list of Dubai's best bars and clubs, those from our awards. Discover beach clubs, ladies nights, outdoor bars and more.

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After 12 months spent in hundreds of bars, pubs, clubs and lounges, laughing (or cringing) our way through countless comedy gigs, dancing (and perhaps even twerking) at numerous concerts, club nights and festivals, and scouring the scene in search of the city’s top DJs and entertainment, we reveal the winners crowned at the Time Out Dubai Music and Nightlife Awards 2016.

Divided into four categories – Nights, Events, People and Venues – we’ve taken into consideration atmosphere, service and quality of drinks, as well as value for money, entertainment on offer and the overall experience, to bring you this definitive list of the best nights out Dubai has to offer.

CLUB OF THE YEAR - WHITE DUBAI

Latest White Dubai review, deals, contact details and opening hours. Discover the Bar food menu, and find nearby restaurants and bars in Meydan Racecourse, Nad Al Sheba.

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Keeping its crown from last year, this top-class club is best known for its fresh and elaborate entertainment programme covering all bases from chart-topping pop stars and rappers to superstar DJs. Singers and dancers perform in the middle of the round bar, giving everyone in the club an eagle-eye view and allowing fans to get up-close-and-personal to the stars. Those looking to keep the party going pack in to dance to everything from EDM to urban, and the club’s state of the art sound system and light show puts it in a league of its own.

This huge outdoor super-club has set the benchmark high for nights out in Dubai, which other venues in the city are no match for.

Its spectacular light shows and 360° panoramic views of the city are the least of it. WHITE brings out the big guns month after month, booking some of the world’s biggest stars to perform live at its regular events. 

You can pack yourself in with the crowd and scream along to Rita Ora or dance to Armin van Buuren in front of the stage, but there are plenty of VIP areas, too, for those who like their club nights to be a little more velvet-roped and exclusive.

This setting easily caters to both without sacrificing on atmosphere. Its sheer scale isn’t at the expense of a good deal, either. The club’s Tuesday ladies’ night offers not only unlimited drinks, but also unlimited sushi from 10pm until 12.30am – not to the mention the fact that it had a five-week takeover from none other than Tinie Tempah.

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WHITE is exclusive, but not overly so, and the atmosphere on any given night is nothing short of electrifying. Head here for your next big shindig.

Location: The Meydan Hotel - Nad Al Sheba

Tel: 050 443 0933

Travel: Meydan Grandstand, Al Meydan Road

Times: Open Thu-Sat 11pm-3am

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BEST BEACH CLUB - BLUE MARLIN IBIZA UAE

Latest Blue Marlin Ibiza UAE review, deals, contact details and opening hours. Discover the Bar food menu, and find nearby restaurants and bars in Ghantoot.

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A clubbers’ paradise, this plush beach bar only opens at weekends and is busiest on Fridays when it hosts a day-to-night party. Local DJs play a mix of commercial house and tech music. Recent months have seen live sets from top DJs such as Sven Väth, Jackmaster and Kenny Glasgow, taking its profile up a serious notch.

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If you’ve ever wondered where all the pretty people go on a Friday afternoon, the answer is this secluded beach spot at Golden Tulip Al Jazira, Ghantoot. Blue Marlin Ibiza UAE is a lively day-to-night party experience, popular with young expats. It isn’t hard to see the attraction: the beach club/outdoor nightclub and restaurant is just 20 minutes’ drive from Dubai and about 40 minutes from Abu Dhabi, ideal for partygoers from both emirates. Girls here look like supermodels while the gents are perfectly chiselled, so do throw on your nicest board shorts or kaftan. Opening on weekends, Fridays at the Balearic-inspired beach club start off calm when doors open at 1pm, before erupting into a storm post 7pm. Beach loungers and private tables are available to catch some rays, ranging from Dhs3,000 up to Dhs12,000. The restaurant on the upper deck caters to Saturday brunchers; perfect for those who’d rather watch the action from afar. Music ranges from pumping dance anthems to laid-back house vibes and revellers even take to the table tops.

Location: Ghantoot

Tel: 056 113 3400

Travel: Golden Tulip Al Jazira, Ghantoot

Experiences: Outdoor seating

Times:Open Fri-Sat 1pm-11pm. Saturday brunch 2pm-5pm

By Time Out Dubai staff | 13 October 2016

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BAR OF THE YEAR - ASIA ASIA

A stunning Dubai Marina venue with a top ladies’ night

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This stylish bar ticks all the right boxes and suits all tastes. With its popular weekly ladies’ nights, fantastic drinks, stunning views, friendly service and tasty bar bites, it’s a place we’d recommend every time, no matter what the occasion.

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Asia Asia is one of those places you can’t help but love. From its stunning views across Dubai Marina to the creative mixed drinks and the excellent dishes it serves up, this is a top choice in every way. Which is why we named it Best Lounge Bar at our 2018 Music & Nightlife Awards.

Set in Pier 7, this trendy, dimly lit bar is always busy. Visit on Tuesday for one of the most popular ladies’ nights in the city, while on a Thursday there’s a live saxophonist from 10pm.

The sophisticated and vibrant bar – full of dark woods and fuchsia pinks – has a large following and draws in a well-dressed party crowd.

On arrival you’ll be greeted by friendly hostesses – as well as a row of golden statues – before being led through an atmospheric passageway scented with lemongrass.

Once inside, pull up a stool at the bar or in one of the cosy alcoves and order up some mixed drinks and bar bites. These, as expected in a venue that was Highly Commended in our Best Asian category in the 2018 Restaurant Awards – shouldn’t be missed This elegant and upbeat venue is worth a visit any night of the week and you’re sure to have a great time, trust us.

The bottom line
Top views, creative drinks and great vibe.

By Time Out Dubai staff | 28 March 2018

Location: Pier 7 - Dubai Marina

Tel: 04 276 5900

Travel: Pier 7, next to Dubai Marina Mall

Times: Open Sun-Mon, Wed 4pm-1am; Tue & Thu 4pm-2am; Fri 2pm-2am; Sat 2pm-1am

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PUB OF THE YEAR - THE IRISH VILLAGE

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This Irish institution is positively authentic. The menu is traditionally Gaelic, there are plenty of imported brews to make you feel like you’ve been transported to the Irish countryside and if that's not enough, many of the staff hail directly from Ireland. In true pub fashion, its walls are covered with historical pictures, sports memorabilia and antiques, making it feel homely and down to earth. With its live music nightly and sports coverage daily, there’s plenty to keep you entertained at this friendly, iconic joint.

If you’re looking for a laid-back pub with a friendly vibe and a spacious garden, look no further than Time Out Dubai’s 2018 Pub of the Year, The Irish Village.

The traditional pub at the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Stadium has been a longstanding Dubai institution for many a year – it turns 22 in 2018, in fact.

And its appeal is as enduring as it ever was. Despite a slew of young upstarts putting up fierce competition, this established Garhoud watering hole has firmly stood its ground.

With its rustic, dark wood interiors and sprawling patioed (and pet-friendly) garden, punters continue to pour in week after week for great-value pints of the black stuff and classic pub grub, from Irish stews, fish and chips and fry-ups, to hot and tasty toasties in a variety of forms.

Service is spot-on, and many of the staff have been familiar faces to regular drinkers and diners at the pub for several years. You’ll always get a warm welcome and you’re sure to stay longer than you expected, too.

With a front designed to look like an authentic village and a lush green lawn, it’s hard to beat this spot for a lazy afternoon in the sunshine. Don’t miss a trip to The Irish Village.

If you know it, you’ll love it. 

The bottom line
A perfect place for a pint.

By Time Out Dubai staff | 28 March 2018

Location: Garhoud

Tel: 04 239 5000

Travel: 31 A Street, Century Village

Metro: GGICO Metro Station

Experiences: Outdoor seatingFood servedLive music

Times: Open Sun-Wed 11am-2am; Thu-Fri 11am-3am

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BEST GRAPE BAR - OSCAR'S VINE SOCIETY

No reservations or suit jackets are required here. This cosy space welcomes you to sink in and unwind. Choose from more than 100 types of grape. Staff are excellent – between pours, they’ll school you on the ins and outs of regions without a whiff of snootiness. What you see is what you get, superior grape in a relaxed setting.

If you can’t actually be in a Chateau in Bordeaux, sitting in Oscar’s Vine Society sampling exquisite options from the French region could well be the next best thing.

Pick your waiter or waitress’ brains on the most suitable options from a list of Old World favourites and New World varieties. Staff are exceptionally well versed on the menu and will guide you through picking out something perfect.

Classic French tunes play low in the background – Charles Aznavour and Édith Piaf transport you from Sheikh Zayed Road to Margaux.

Quirks in the décor also make your imagination run away with you – from the montage of fine grape crates preserved underneath glass table tops to the French scenes depicted in paintings on the walls.

On Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays, one-man band Red plays live, treating you to a funky soundtrack of ’70s and ’80s hits. Themed nights are encouragement to come back, too, with grape, cheese and cold cuts offered on Tuesdays and Fridays for Dhs199 or Dhs99 for food only. Thursdays are all about mussels, when you can eat a portion for just Dhs99.

If you like your grape fine, your venues rustic and staff to guide you without hesitation, the experience of Oscar’s is unrivalled in Dubai. We couldn’t recommend it more highly.

The bottom line
Great variety, service and atmosphere make Oscar’s a smart choice.

By Time Out Dubai staff | 03 April 2016

 

Location: Crowne Plaza Dubai - Sheikh Zayed Road

Tel: 04 331 1111

Travel: Sheikh Zayed Road

Experiences: RomanticFood servedHappy hours

Times: Open daily 6pm-midnight

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BEST SPORTS BAR - NEZESAUSSI GRILL

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This sprawling venue tends to attract groups – be prepared to engage in a bit of competitive heckling with rival fans. But it’s all in good fun, of course, and adds to the buzzing atmosphere. Premier League football and rugby dominate the screens, but with over a dozen, you’ll find everything from golf to F1 and UFC showing.

Revamped and reopened in 2015, Nezesaussi is a large sports bar in the otherwise un-noteworthy Souk Al Manzil. The bar takes its name from New Zealand, South Africa and Australia, which inspires the menu and sport on the TV. It’s one of the only bars of its type in the area, but doesn’t really rest on its laurels because of that. There are hops, grape and shorts being served here with regular deals. The atmosphere is usually friendly, but can get rowdier when it’s game time. You’ll also find good pub grub here – the kitchen specialises in grilled meat. Of course it does, this is a sports bar.

By Time Out Dubai staff | 13 October 2016

Location: Manzil Downtown Dubai - Downtown Dubai

Tel: 04 428 5888

Travel: Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Boulevard

Experiences: Food servedLadies nightHappy hoursNon-smoking

Times:Open Sun-Wed 4pm-2am; Thu noon-2am; Fri-Sat 9am-2am

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BEST OUTDOOR BAR - 40 KONG

You’ll need to be wearing your finest threads when heading here. The scenic rooftop bar has an air of exclusivity that gives it a refined, sophisticated vibe. Order a mixed drink, grab a stool and take in the views – it’s sheer bliss.

There are few things Dubai loves more than a rooftop bar. Not only are they excellent for impressing visitors, they’re ideal for dates, swanky nights out with your mates and just for those times that you want to remember what an amazing city we live in.

40 Kong is up there (literally) with the best – in fact it is officially currently the best in our eyes, having taken home the Outdoor Bar of The Year award at the Time Out Dubai 2017 Music & Nightlife Awards.

Set high on the 40th floor of The H Dubai, this cool, urban rooftop bar underwent a revamp in late 2017, and now has a fresh new look.

On arrival, we like what we see. There’s a enchanted forest feel to the place – lent by high walls adorned with faux foliage. It’s green, it’s moody, and along with the low lighting and pumping music it has a trendy, exclusive (yet not unwelcoming) feel.

The only downside with this new décor is that these jungle-esque walls now replace what were glass ones, which means the views of the city are now not as impressive as they once were.

There are still some spots where you can see out across Dubai, so get here early to bag a good table, but for a bar based on views, it’s not as wide-ranging as we’d hope. Nonetheless it has an upmarket air (there’s a smart elegant dress code, so it’s one to dress up for) and service is slick.

The music is loud and varying and it’s a bar you can come to for a pre-dinner drink, or to dance the night away if you prefer.

40 Kong is still a venue with wow-factor, despite the change in views, and with an upbeat vibe and extensive drinks menu it’s a top place for a night out.

The bottom line
Classy vibe and cool new décor (which slightly obscures the view).

By Time Out Dubai staff | 24 January 2018

Location: The H Dubai - Sheikh Zayed Road

Tel: 04 355 8896

Travel: Sheikh Zayed Road

Times: Open daily 7pm-3am

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BEST RESTAURANT BAR - BUDDHA BAR

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This Asian-themed bar draws in a crowd night after night with experimental drinks, a DJ playing a lively mix of house and disco beats and an outstanding food menu. Its exotic, eye-catching interiors, and the bartenders’ impressive Tom Cruise-style juggling, make every visit special.

Everyone in Dubai has heard of Buddha-Bar, surely? But how many people go regularly? Quite a lot on a weekend, it seems. Less during the week. But despite the sheer size of the venue (trust us, it’s huge) it still gives a great first impression.

The décor is very Asian and very opulent, staff are elegantly dressed in traditional regalia. If anything, it’s a little intimidating. Upstairs is more of a lounge area, downstairs has a long bar running down one side and a big dining room space. It’s dark and moody, with views of the Marina from floor-to-ceiling windows.

We’re in early during the week and it’s quiet, but before long, the dining room begins to fill up, even if the bar doesn’t. There’s a range of bottles of Asian hops, which are all around the Dhs40 mark, and unusual-sounding mixed drinks are available as well as grape.

From 7.30pm to 9.30pm every day there’s a deal on bar bites (Dhs25) and mixed drinks (Dhs35). Everything about the venue is classy, from the drinks to the vibe to the nibbles. Should everyone go to Buddha-Bar more regularly? Probably, yes. It’s great.

The bottom line
Institution deserving of its status.

By Time Out Dubai staff | 18 July 2017

Location: Grosvenor House Dubai - Dubai Marina

Tel: 04 399 8888

Travel: Al Sufouh Road

Metro: DAMAC Properties Metro Station

Experiences: RomanticDJVIP areasFood served

Times: Open Fri-Wed 7pm-1am; Thu 7pm-2am

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BEST LOUNGE BAR

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You get everything you’d expect and want from a lounge bar here – swift table service, live music and views that stretch across the city, not to mention a lively atmosphere and charming décor (there’s stylish shrubbery scattered throughout the bar). It’s impossible to have a bad night out at Iris.

Going out on a Saturday night is a committed decision. But Iris Dubai’s Saturday Chill-Out Sessions makes the daunting idea a lot easier. The outdoor patio of this rooftop bar at The Oberoi Dubai in Business Bay embellishes the concept of al fresco dining, especially for an end-of-the-weekend evening.

While an unglamorous entrance through a maze-like car park is something you need to prepare yourself for, once you’re escorted to the 27th floor of the hotel, the mellow charm of this chic bar becomes particularly welcoming. 

The session doesn’t actually begin until 8pm, and that’s when the bar starts to fill up with a crowd of twenty-something patrons. However, if you come before 7pm, you’ll be greeted with a cheese, bread and dips platter (sufficient for two), as an incentive for you to wait another hour until the live acoustic guitar session begins. The evening’s track list of Hello (Adele’s version), Wonderwall and Coldplay’s The Scientist will certainly encourage a singalong.

The drinks are all made from fresh ingredients by a talented roster of bar staff, and the menu includes restaurant-standard dishes, such as asparagus risotto and thyme-infused, corn-fed chicken, all cooked to perfection.

Such a welcome makes a Saturday night out here worth it.

The bottom line
A chilled night to ease you into the week.

By Time Out Dubai staff | 08 March 2016

Location: The Oberoi Dubai - Business Bay

Tel: 056 951 1442

Travel: Al Amal Street

Times: Open Sat-Wed 5pm-2am; Thu 5pm-3am; Fri 1pm-3am (Brunch 1pm-5pm)

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BEST PARTY BRUNCH - CANDYPANTS AT XL DUBAI

This spot is expertly decorated, lined from ceiling to floor with inflatable animals, oversized sunglasses, fancy dress items and fishbowls filled with drinks and huge, silly straws. Designed more for dancing, this brunch is a proper party from start to end. The DJ plays radio-friendly hits, which get everyone – young and old – on their feet.

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It turns out this Habtoor Grand location can do anything it turns its hands to. Even the party brunch is packed with atmosphere and finesse. But it is at night, when podium dancers perform alongside the private booths and swimming pool, that it really takes off. International DJs recreate one of the more Ibiza-like experiences in Dubai.

By Time Out Dubai staff | 13 October 2016

Location: Habtoor Grand Beach Resort & Spa, Autograph Collection - Dubai Marina

Tel: 052 634 1040

Travel: Al Sufouh Road

Experiences: Great viewLadies nightCocktailsPool viewsBeach access

Times: Open daily 5pm-3am

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BEST LIVE MUSIC VENUE - MUSICHALL

This stunning venue offers unmatched old-school charm married with impressive musical variety. Laid out like a classic theatre, MusicHall fills up week in, week out with guests drawn to watch pitch-perfect live performances, ranging from emerging Middle Eastern talent to international tribute acts.

There’s something about MusicHall that reminds us of the elegance of the 1940s and ’50s, when stars like Frank Sinatra and Gene Kelly were the toast of Tinseltown and dinner shows were the go-to night out.

An evening here can feel pretty special. Aside from its club dinner shows, MusicHall offers a unique nightlife concept.

Designed like a theatre with tables arranged in tiered steps, guests can watch a series of live music performances every weekend from a wide variety of genres including Middle Eastern bands, French and American pop acts and tribute acts. The shows cater to a variety of tastes, which make it perfect for celebrating occasions with
larger groups.

The venue is lavish and opulent, red velvet curtains line the walls, while gold detailing runs through the bar and seating areas. It’s the type of place that you should dress up for and with a minimum spend of Dhs450 per person, you know it’s a little more exclusive. Drinks aren’t cheap – a single measure will set you back Dhs50 to Dhs70 – but when you have a live band on stage, and are seated in such unique surroundings, the extra dosh makes it worthwhile.

The bottom line
A place with awesome old-school charm.

By Time Out Dubai staff | 29 March 2016

Location: Jumeirah Zabeel Saray - Palm Jumeirah

Tel: 056 270 8670

Travel: The Crescent (West), Palm Jumeirah

Times: Open Thu-Fri 9pm-2.45am

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BEST NEW BAR - LOCK, STOCK & BARREL

With its acoustic sessions on Mondays, ladies’ night on Tuesdays, brunch on Fridays and sports screened live on Saturdays – not to mention a live band night after night – this bar is all about entertaining its guests. The best part is, there’s no cover charge and tables are first come, first served. A night out here is fuss-free, thanks to its relaxed door policy and laid-back attitude. It’s a place you can really let your hair down at and enjoy a drink and a boogie.

Could anyone have predicted how popular Lock, Stock & Barrel would become? The cavernous, industrial bar arrived on the Barsha Heights scene and seemingly overnight transformed the relatively low-key neighbourhood into a go-to part of town for a night out.

Today, it’s busier than ever. Daily happy hours see punters pour in to take advantage of the two-for-one or 50 percent off deal, enjoy Tuesdays’ ladies’ night with its three free drinks and tuck into the rocking – and reasonably priced at Dhs299 with house beverages – Friday brunch. This is a perennially laid-back, welcoming watering hole. And while it's smart-casual from Monday-Friday, come Saturday and Sunday there’s strictly no dress code – it’s come one, come all, and come in your flip-flops (even football shirts are encouraged on match days). 

So successful has the model proved for this sprawling 8,000sq m nightspot (yes, 8,000) that its owners are opening a second Lock, Stock & Barrel in JBR later this year.

There are interesting touches throughout, from an enormous window at one end of the room that floods the bar with natural light during the day to the Whack-An-Ex arcade game in the ladies’ loos. Bar bites are excellent – whether you opt for a shareable flatbread (the four cheese with honey is a great partner to happy hour) or the thoroughly crustacean-y crab cakes, it’s hard to go wrong. 

When the sound system isn’t throwing out indie and Brit-pop hits, expect to be treated to live music from resident band 13 Daze, who hit the stage on Monday, Wednesday and Friday nights, strumming out classic, crowd-pleasing covers.
Need more convincing? Slip on your flip-flops and check out Time Out Dubai’s Bar of the Year. 

The bottom line
Great deals, great vibe – a great night out.

By Time Out Dubai staff | 29 March 2017

Location: Grand Millennium Dubai - Barsha Heights

Tel: 04 514 9195

Travel: Sheikh Zayed Road

Times: Open Mon-Thu 4pm-3am, Fri-Sun 2pm-3am

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BEST HIP HOP NIGHT - ROSAY, CAVALLI CLUB

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Every week, this night brings in superstars such as Ace Hood, Sean Paul, T.I., Trey Songz and August Alsina, which, in turn, draws in plenty of clubbers. The music is on point – think old-school mixes, modern chart-toppers and classic anthems – making it a reliable, fun night that you’ll return to time and again.

Superstar DJs behind the decks and international celebrities mingling with Dubai’s “it crowd” on the dancefloor make this one of the most talked about venues in the city. Sparkling is an understatement for a lounge designed in honour of fashion legend Roberto Cavalli, and the crystal chandeliers, walls and waterfalls all give it the shine you would expect. Despite the obvious effort to look good and be seen to do so, the crowd here know how to party and it is not all for posing.

By Time Out Dubai staff | 13 October 2016

Location: Fairmont Dubai - Sheikh Zayed Road

Tel: 04 332 9260

Travel: Sheikh Zayed Road

Metro: World Trade Centre Metro Station

Experiences: DJFood servedDance floorLadies night

Times: Open daily 8pm-3am

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BEST HOUSE NIGHT - BLACK SHEEP, MOVIDA

Since launching in January, this weekly night has built up a loyal following, thanks to DJ Jean B’s stellar deep house mixes. It attracts a diverse, good-spirited crowd that creates an energetic buzz. The upscale club has an ideal setting – the space is designed with the DJ in mind, with a perfectly placed booth and solid sound system. The dancefloor is ample for throwing a few shapes and drinks are reasonably priced, so the value is right up there, too.

Once you enter the mysterious, dark interiors of Movida Dubai, it’s easy to forget which part of the city you’re in. While some elaborate venues stand out with their elaborate chandeliers, there are others, like Movida, that seem to be undergoing an identity crisis.

Despite being a core player in London’s garage and hip-hop scene in the noughties, Movida still has a long way to go as far as its sister club in Dubai is concerned. While it attempts to mirror the sophistication that’s synonymous with St. Tropez and the urban music scene of London’s Shoreditch, Movida in this part of the world fails to get out of its pretentious bubble. Ladies in sky-high Jimmy Choos and Hervé Léger bandage dresses shimmy around the dancefloor, while flush party-goers shell out on bottles that require sparklers (which do the rounds of the venue frequently). 

The popular nightclub has quite a relaxed door policy, so those Choos aren’t necessarily needed. Guys should still arrive in mixed groups, though, to avoid potential disappointment. 

If you’re looking to boogie, plan your evening wisely, as the playlist switches up nightly. If you get it right, you might just have a smashing night.

The Bottom Line
Get the right day if you want a good night.

By Time Out Dubai staff | 16 January 2017

Location: Nassima Royal Hotel - Sheikh Zayed Road

Tel: 055 174 4449

Travel: Sheikh Zayed Road

Times: Open Fri-Wed 11pm-3am

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BEST ALTERNATIVE NIGHT - BAD HOUSE PARTY, CASA LATINA

Don’t let the name put you off – there’s nothing bad about this night. It’s consistently excellent every time. The music stays away from mainstream commercial chart hits, the playlist for the night is strictly indie and punk. Expect indie tunes that didn’t make the charts with a few classics thrown in from bands such as Friendly Fires and LCD Soundsystem. This one’s for real music enthusiasts who revel in discovering rare and obscure tracks. The dancefloor is always packed and has a student vibe, with massive inflatable animals being thrown into the air while DJs often wear costumes or masks. If you like fancy dress parties, this is one to try.

A non-descript and loosely Latin-themed bar in the budget Ibis hotel in Barsha is actually home to a thriving underground and alternative music scene in Dubai and for that reason Casa Latina is a gem. Drum and bass, indie, alternative, electro and more all call this their spiritual home in the city and whichever night you turn up on you will find scenesters getting sweaty on the dancefloor. Bad House Party, Loaded and Step On are the major nights to check out.

By Time Out Dubai staff | 13 October 2016

Location: Ibis Al Barsha - Barsha

Tel: 04 399 6699

Travel: Sheikh Zayed Road

Experiences: Live musicDance floor

Times: Open daily 6pm-2am

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BEST LADIES NIGHT - MADAME BUTTERFLY, CHINA GRILL

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This ladies’ night is bustling every week, and has an infectious, party atmosphere that will make you want to hit the dancefloor. Ladies can either dine in the restaurant, which has a relaxing setting and is ideal for catching up with pals, or mingle upstairs in the vibrant bar area where the music is loud and lively. A pop-up shopping area selling quirky fashion and jewellery items really sets the venue apart from its competition. We were particularly impressed with the attentive and generous staff, who offer you bubbly while you shop – a first-class night out.

This lounge and restaurant is split across two floors, with a bar area and restaurant downstairs. The lounge serves Asian-inspired cuisine based in a Big Apple-style setting. And while it lacks the hustle and bustle of New York City, it certainly makes up for it with the Asian-infused drinks menu. The international team of staff are happy to offer suggestions and even a few tips on how to best enjoy various mixed drinks. Its generous and popular ladies’ night is regularly packed out, with complimentary drinks for women from 6.30pm to 11pm every Tuesday, in addition to 50 percent off food. Definitely a must-visit venue.

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By Time Out Dubai staff | 13 October 2016

Location: The Westin Dubai Mina Seyahi Beach Resort & Marina - Jumeirah

Tel: 04 511 7333

Travel: Al Sufouh Road

Times: Open Sat-Wed 6pm-2am; Thu-Fri 6pm-3am

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