Everybody has a favourite regular nightspot. What is yours?
Time Out Dubai staff
McGettigan’s (Jumeirah Lake Towers) This ‘new Dubai’ pub continues to go beyond the basics with live music and comedy events, while providing a low-key hangout for legions. Bonnington, Jumeirah Lake Towers (04 356 0560).
Belgian Beer Café (Madinat Jumeirah) We love all of Dubai’s Belgium Beer Cafés, but the consistent crowd and great terrace put the youngest Madinat venue at the top of the pile. Madinat Jumeirah (04 447 0227).
The Irish Village The huge garden area, cheap prices and regular live music mean last year’s winner remains as strong as ever. Garhoud (04 282 4750).
1Up This lively Brit-themed watering hole offers separate rooms for sports, games, and live music. Boutique 7 Hotel Suites, TECOM (04 448 7928).