Dubai, has an excellent nightlife scene (except for Monday’s which tends to be pretty dead) with a large choice of bars and nightclubs for you to be able to enjoy whilst there. Below is a list of some of the more popular bars, with a review that will help you to choose where to go and when. You will need to know that most of the bars that can serve alcohol are only in hotels, there are though a few exceptions, and most of these are reviewed here. Dubai also has some interesting laws regarding clubs; they all must close at 3 am, you must be 21 to drink alcohol, 25 to enter a nightclub, and interestingly they are not allowed by law to refuse entrance to anyone, including members only clubs. Having said that this does not mean that you will be able to walk into any members club free of charge, a lot of the members clubs have very high entrance fees, that they will charge you if you do insist on applying the law and entering the club. This to be honest is a good thing as it allows the clubs to ensure a good mixture of clientele. We have included below tips on how to get into some of the most exclusive clubs, so please do read the reviews thoroughly. Have a great time.
Dubai has a lively night life. Hotel bars range from sophisticated cocktail lounges to typically informal British and Irish pubs and Western-style lounges. Most of them serve food and many feature pianists, guitarists, duos and bands nightly.
After-dinner revellers can enjoy the latest sounds in a number of hotel nightclubs, each with its own ambience.
For a more exotic experience, there are several excellent Middle Eastern nightclubs featuring Arab singers and dancers.
Elsewhere, talented acts from all over the world provide lively international entertainment at many venues.
Dubai increasingly attracts top names from the world of entertainment. These include popular singers and entertainers from both West and East.
Stage plays from London tour regularly, as do major dance groups from Europe and Asia, while ballet and opera companies from around the world are regular visitors to the emirate.