Al Bahou at The Gate Despite being nestled out of the way in Ibn Battuta, the comfortable surroundings, five free drinks for ladies and hops deals for men make this a popular bet. Ibn Battuta Gate Hotel (04 444 8999).
This trendy lounge bar hosts a lively dancefloor every Tuesday, fuelled by free-flowing drinks for women.
The Monarch Dubai (04 354 4005).
Who would have thought the world’s highest bar needed a ladies night? Perhaps it doesn’t, but either way we’re a fan of the Wednesday outings.
Burj Khalifa (04 888 3828).
This stylish lounge bar breathes fresh life into the formality of DIFC, with half-price ladies drinks on Tuesdays.
DIFC (04 425 6677).
It’s a packed dancefloor and standing room only at this popular ladies night for trendy young things, on Tuesdays.
The Habtoor Grand Beach Resort & Spa (04 399 5000).
A sophisticated crowd, prime location and five cocktail for Dhs5 deals make Left Bank stand out from the crowd.
Souk Madinat Jumeirah (04 368 6171).
Notable for stunning views of the Burj Khalifa fountains, a relaxed Arabic vibe and the fact ladies drink for free at the primetime of Friday night make this a hit.
Souk Al Bahar, Downtown Dubai (04 439 7555).
The glitzy uptown vibe and stylish blues-pop trio make this a classy spot busy with the ladies.
The Westin Mina Seyahi (04 399 4141).
The fact its ladies night every night of the week – with different drinks and snacks depending on the day – make this one to come back to again and again.
Amwaj Rotana, JBR (04 428 3088).
The clever folks at Media One know how to give the formula a new shine – ladies get two drinks downstairs in Z:One, before another two upstairs at pool bar M-Dek. A mini-bar crawl, for free.
Media One Hotel (04 427 1000).