Gents' night is now a thing, here are six nights which give you an excuse to get out
Time Out Dubai Staff
Why should ladies have all the fun? We’re rounding up six of the city’s best nights out for the emerging trend giving guys a taste of the action.
The QPak at Q43 The Media City haunt is known for its ladies’ night, but you might not know that its gents’ night offer isn’t half bad either. In addition to two-for-one drinks from 5pm to 8pm, guys can enjoy free pool all night and three dishes for DHs99. Ladies, join them and you’ll get a free drink on arrival. Prices vary. Wed 5pm-8pm. Ongoing. Media One Hotel, Dubai Media City (04 443 5403)
Saturguys at BOCA
This spot is keeping things fun and light-hearted for its all-new gents' night. Blokes get three free drinks and 20 percent off food, while ladies also get one complimentary beverage. Free. Sat 8pm-1am. Ongoing. Gate Village 6, DIFC (04 323 1833)
Ikeman Wednesdays at Aji
The Japanese-Peruvian hotspot’s brand-new gents’ night offers two free drinks and 20 percent off food. Plus, every first Wednesday of the month, you can combine it with a spot of grooming from barbershop pop-up Chaps & Co. Free. Wed 7pm-11pm. Ongoing. Club Vista Mare, Palm Jumeirah (04 552 0244)
Gentleman’s night out at Al Grissino Restaurant & Lounge Head to the sleek bar on a Monday for a low-key night out featuring excellent views and a deal that offers gents four house beverages for Dhs90. Dhs90. Mon 7.30pm-11pm. Ongoing. South Tower, Emirates Financial Towers, DIFC (04 352 4000).
Gentleman’s Pursuit at Bazxar A proper old-school gents night, this one is all about steak and Scottish short beverages. Tuck into a steak (with a drink) for Dhs135, or get an unlimited beverages package for Dhs200 for three hours. From Dhs135. Wed 8pm-11pm. Ongoing. Gate Precinct Building 4, DIFC (04 355 0111).
Playbulls at España Restaurant & Bar If you’re down at the old end of town, brand-new bar España – which is as lively and funky as it is value for money – runs a weekly gents’ night, Playbulls, every Tuesday. It offers four selected beverages for Dhs99, plus 25 percent off steak. Dhs99. Tue 8pm-midnight. Ongoing. Jumeirah Creekside Hotel, Garhoud (04 228 6771).