Perched on the 27th floor of the Burj Al Arab Hotel, Skyview Bar is aptly named. Its aquamarine color theme is highlighted by the floor-to-ceiling windows which gives you breathtaking views of the ocean and the city skyline. Take a sip of wonderfully crafted cocktails or fine drinks and nibble on tasty tidbits. Listen to the tunes of live jazz and piano while you enjoy the ambiance. It is also ideal for a romantic date though it is one of the most expensive bars in town.
Bar 44 is perched on the 44th floor of Grosvenor House and hence the name. The huge surrounding windows shower the space with a lot of natural light. While the chandeliers, candlelight and elegant furnishing, just adds to its charm. A favorite among the elite, this scenic bar offers an impressive selection of wine, champagne and cocktails. Gaze down at pretty views of the Marina as you slowly sip down the fruity, smoky and other flavors of the drink of your choice.
Dwayne Cheer had a vision - to provide a dining experience that sets the standard way above the other eclectic restaurants in town. But who knew that he would take his dream, a bit too literally. Headed by Cheer, At.mosphere sits at a thrilling height of 442 meters(1,350 feet)! Imagine sipping on alcoholic concoctions and taking bites of barbecued meats and grilled seafood imported from Australia on the 122nd floor of the Burj Khalifa. If you manage to get a seat by one of the sturdy glass windows, you will be greeted with sights of the merger of the azure sky and the city's khaki skyline. Come to At.mosphere for an experience worth cherishing and only if you have a few hours to spare.
The Far East meets the Middle-East at chef-proprietor Nobu Matsuhisa's eponymous restaurant at Atlantis The Palm. Nobu offers guests with an authentic Japanese fare blended together with Arabian flavors. Take your pick from sushi, sashimi, tempura, teriyaki and miso preparations. Sushi lovers can sit at the sushi counter and feast on these fish and rice delights. Those who would love to savor some Japanese drinks, can drink to their heart's content at the sake lounge.
This Parisian-themed restaurant-nightclub, housed within the Dubai Marine Beach Resort & Spa, is the epitome of opulence and very exclusive. Don't be surprised if you bump into a few celebrities here, as this is where the who's who of Dubai congregates. The interiors are done up in deep hues, complemented by soft lighting. Watch the slow transition, as the mood shifts from classic jazz to funky house music. As soon as the clock strikes midnight, groove to the beats of Latin and tribal music. Featuring state-of-the-art acoustics and technological augments, that add that special touch to any even organized here, Club Boudoir Dubai warrants a visit.
Oena Wine Bar, located at the Westin Dubai Mina Seyahi Beach Resort & Marina can be summed up in one word: Class. The ambiance at this bar is quite modern and elegant. This a great spot to drop by after work, where you can sip on the best imported wines and more, not to mention the cheese room, where again you'll get to taste a variety of mouth-watering cheeses and a selection of tapas to satisfy your hunger. Moreover, there are quite a few liquors and vintage champagnes to quench your thirst. At this bar, professionalism meets trendiness.
Fatafeet Café is one of the many cafes in Dubai. Found on Al seef Road, this cafe has a lot to offer. With some Lebanese music playing in the background to set the mood, this fine gem has a very comfy ambiance with a slight Arabian touch. Treat yourself with some delicious dishes of the Egyptian Cuisine and more. Moreover, the main highlight of this undertaking is that it's a shisha joint, loaded with different fruit flavors, and the great view over Dubai creek is simply delightful.
Located in the prestigious Ritz-Carlton amid one of the busiest and trendiest neighborhoods of Dubai, the Sunken Garden is a spectacular tropical-themed Shisha lounge. An open-air space furnished with cozy sofas, the lounge reflects the city's essence through the palm trees around the seating. Offering Arabic staples like Hummus alongside international cuisine on the food menu, the lounge offers full bar along with non-alcoholic beverages. The main feature however, is the authentic, Middle-Eastern Shisha experience you will get here. With more than 30 flavors, the Sunken Garden is ideal for relaxing while trying your choice of Shisha. A must-visit, the lounge is bound to leave you impressed.
If you're craving Italian while touring Dubai, one of the interesting places to visit is the high-end Amalfi restaurant. Housed in the luxurious Palazzo Versace hotel, Amalfi features an al-fresco dining place. Featuring a poolside bar, this restaurant serves delicious Mediterranean cuisine. Some of the classic favorites include Chicken Caesar Salad, Barbecue Chicken Pizza or Chicken Panini. Tempt yourself with a heavenly gelato in a cup showcasing different flavors like chocolate, vanilla or pistachio. Cap off the meal with a glass of white wine or rose wine. Come over to Amalfi to have a good time with friends along with digging into delectable Italian cuisine.
If you are fan of shisha and authentic Arabic cuisine, hit the Le Patio restaurant and lounge inside the Habtoor Palace, LXR Hotels & Resorts. This classy hookah lounge offers a wide selection of shisha flavors that use the best quality tobacco and flavors. The food menu includes contemporary Arabic food with Mediterranean and Middle Eastern influences. Entrees on the menu include crusted Norwegian salmon with Moroccan spiced dukkah, prawns with lemon garlic and tomato chutney, and braised short ribs with zataar bean cassoulet.
The latest entrant to the Dubai food and beverage industry scene, Bedrock Pier 7 calls itself a redefined sports bar. Sports form the crux of this bar, with multiple screens showcasing matches, state-of-the-art indoor games like an indoor golf simulator, and a technologically advanced interactive digital darts board. Also on offer is a diverse food and drinks menu. At this fine establishment, visitors can look forward to an amiable atmosphere for free-flowing conversation, attentive and knowledgeable service, and sumptuous food. Head over with your friends for an unmatchable outing in a modern impressive sports bar.
The basement club of Golden Tulip in Al Barsha, The Catwalk is an great haunt where one can get a taste of Dubai's nightlife. The staff is friendly and helpful in every way, while the drinks and nosh offerings are pretty easy on the pocket. You don't have to wear the latest on the ramps for this Catwalk, just dress as per your style and dance away the stress. Open on weekends between 9a to 2a, The Catwalk makes for a fantastic night out, without breaking the bank.