With more than 40 different bars offering free drinks for ladies nearly every night of the week, it’s no wonder Dubai never sleeps. A staple addition to any expat lifestyle, our city is up there with Hong Kong, Shanghai and Singapore, offering some of the most stylish, lively and best-value ladies’ nights on the planet. But where to find them?

We’ve dolled ourselves up and ventured out into the night to scout out the city’s best deals for the fairer sex. Whether you’re in the mood for a sophisticated, chic setting to catch up with colleagues, want to let rip with some headbanging rock anthems, or even try slick salsa dancing to the tunes of a live Latin band, these pages are packed with top suggestions. Put on your best party dress and dancing shoes, and have yourself a night to remember without spending a dirham.

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