Last year’s winner of Best Club is an impressive contender simply for its spectacular location, perched on the end of a jetty overlooking the Burj Al Arab. Throw in some top-notch house nights and you’ve got yourself a strong recipe for success.
With its giant screens, popular urban and house nights, strong DJ line-ups and a glamorous crowd, Armani lives up to the lofty heights of its prestigious address.
Burj Khalifa, Armani Hotel Dubai, Downtown Dubai (05 668 33943).
Cirque Le Soir
With its fun sense of circus-themed mischief, costumed performers and international guests, this famous clubbing brand has stood tall on to the Dubai scene.
Fairmont Dubai, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 332 4900).
This Tiki-themed concept from London remains one of the most popular spots in the city for hitting the dance floor to get down to commercial classics.
Jumeirah Beach Hotel, Umm Suqeim (055 216 0181).
With a number of ‘take over’ nights recently launched to keep things fresh, and the required amount of celebrity guests, Movida has cemented its status on the VIP circuit of the city’s nightlife scene.
Radisson Royal Hotel Dubai, Sheikh Zayed Road (05 517 44449).
Atlantis’ nightspot continues to attract the masses, especially when the club welcome internationals for the ever-popular No.1 Fridays night.