This sophisticated bar features a live pianist, singers and jazz musicians in the evening and an outdoor balcony area for an al-fresco tipple (weather permitting). Guests have the option of choosing either three (Dhs75) or six (Dhs150) cheeses from Oeno’s well-stocked cheese room, although they’re served with a disappointing portion of chutney. If you visit between 6pm and 8pm, grape-based beverages cost just Dhs19 each.

Value: 2/5
Selection: 3/5
Accompaniments: 2/5
Know-how: 2/5
Overall: 10
Dhs75 for three cheeses, Dhs150 for six. Daily 6pm-late. The Westin Dubai Mina Seyahi Beach Resort (04 399 4141).

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