Calabar We never get bored of Calabar’s setting or ambience. Located in the shadow of the Burj Khalifa, this charming spot offers half-price drinks for two hours. Daily 6pm-8pm. The Address Downtown Dubai (04 436 8888).
Nell Gwynne This lively medieval-themed pub’s new happy hour is a traditional 60-minute affair, offering all hops for Dhs27 for an hour each evening. Get them in quick. Daily 6pm-7pm. Marina Byblos Hotel, Dubai Marina (04 448 8222).
The Music Room Not only is it an amazing live music venue, you can also get warmed up with double short drinks for Dhs20. Daily 6pm-9pm. Majestic Hotel Tower, Bur Dubai (04 359 8888).
The Observatory There’s always a lively crowd to appreciate The Observatory’s stunning views, thanks to happy-hour drinks from Dhs20 every night of the week. Sat-Tue 5pm-1pm, Wed-Fri 5pm-8pm. Dubai Marriott Harbour Hotel & Suites, Dubai Marina (04 319 4000).
XL Beach Club Recently covered over with a roof to fend off the rays, XL’s new happy hour offers 30 to 40 percent off selected food and drinks. Sat-Thu 5pm-9pm. Habtoor Grand Beach Resort & Spa, Dubai Marina (04 454 2927).