Aurora Want proof that ‘Old Dubai’ is fighting back in style? Look no further than this shiny new spaceship-like bar located near the new Palm Deira. Open daily 6pm-3am. Hues Boutique Hotel, Deira (04 236 5566).
Chris Lounge The sister venue to the new Ruth’s Chris Steak House brings a much-welcomed new dancefloor to the Marina. Enjoy it before the onset of Ramadan. Open daily 7pm-2.45am. The Address Dubai Marina (04 454 9538).
Cigar Lounge Mingle with The Address’s distinguished guests and take in the view at this overwhelmingly homely (yet sophisticated) gentlemen’s lounge. Open daily 6pm-2.30am. The Address Downtown Dubai (04 888 3444).
Joseon Fancy an evening with an Asian twist? We’re big fans of the quirky happenings at the ‘Middle East’s first Korean bar’. Open daily 6.30am-2.30am. Marina Byblos Hotel, Dubai Marina (04 448 8222).
Rivington Grill The bar in Dubai’s second branch of the Rivington boasts rustic interiors and attracts a trendy crowd. Open Sat-Wed 6pm-11.30am; Thu-Fri 6pm-1.30am. Souk Madinat Jumeirah (04 366 6464).