There is no club on earth quite like Cirque du Soir, where jugglers, clowns and fire breathers wander amongst the drinkers, and a gypsy jester leads a march-roll carnival hoe-down in the wee hours. The first of exclusive London nightspots to land in Dubai at the tail end of last year, it came amongst much-deserved fanfare. Fairmount Dubai (04 332 4900).
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