21 of the best ladies’ night deals you’ll find in Dubai
Ladies will always be able to bag a bargain in this town, here are 21 to try
Time Out Dubai Staff
Tuesday: Billionaire Mansion Highly commended by Time Out Dubai at the Music and Nightlife Awards 2017 for its Ladies’ Night offerings, Billionaire Mansion has played host to a tonne of A-list celebs, including Will Smith, Wyclef Jean, Coolio in recent months. Despite what the name might imply you don’t have to own a private jet to get in, and there’s nobody at the door checking the balance of your bank account, thankfully. Ladies get free drinks all evening at this lively night. 8pm-3pm. Taj Dubai, Business Bay (04 510 3100).
Tuesday: Blind Dragon An Asian-themed karaoke bar, it’s the brand’s second venture and its first outside Los Angeles. In California, the bar has been known to attract the likes of A-listers from Cara Delevigne to Sean Penn, Rihanna to Ryan Gosling. Ladies get three free selected drinks and a further 50 per cent off the food menu. 8pm-late. The Atrium, Al Habtoor City, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 437 0033). Tuesday: Cargo Since opening, this cool, trendy Pier 7 spot, with its stripped-back interiors, has attracted a huge crowd. And that crowd has been consistent – to this day it remains perennially packed, not least at the weekend when it takes busy to a whole new level. There’s also a buzzing ladies’ night every Tuesday if you’re looking for a lively midweek shindig – ladies get four free mixed drinks. 9pm-1am. Ongoing. Pier 7, next to Dubai Marina Mall (04 361 8129).
Tuesday: Cove Beach With stunning views of the Burj Al Arab, this beach club doesn’t need much help drawing in the crowds. Understandably, the outdoor area is the main attraction here, with the pristine all-white restaurant being abandoned by many during cooler months in favour of sitting under the stars. Ladies who spend Dhs100 will be treated to unlimited pink grape and canapés. 8pm-11pm. Jumeirah Beach Hotel, Umm Suqeim (800 2683).
Tuesday: Copper Dog The “Birds of a Feather” night offers bottomless house grape and 20 percent off food including sandwiches, salads and gastropub specials. Prices vary. Tue 8pm-11pm. Ongoing. DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Dubai – Jumeirah Beach, The Walk, JBR (04 559 5355).
Tuesday: Lucky Voice One of Dubai's hottest karaoke bars is putting together a tasty offer for some midweek fun. Ladies get unlimited mixed beverages, grape and bubbles , plus 20 percent off the food bill and 30 minutes for free in a private karaoke pod. 8pm-1am. Grand Millennium Hotel, Barsha Heights (800 58259). Tuesday: Mahiki People go to Mahiki to have fun. From the mixed beverages to the tunes, the Polynesian-themed venue is known as a place to head when you want to party. Those drinks arrive in elaborate vessels (especially if you’re ordering bubbly – a treasure chest, anyone?) and the music gets plenty of revellers onto the dancefloor. Its ladies’ night is always busy and you’ll often see the odd celeb in there, too. Unlimited complimentary drinks all night for ladies who arrive before 11pm. 5pm-1am. Jumeriah Beach Hotel, Umm Suqeim (055 216 0181).
Tuesday: Nola A long, marble-topped bar is the retro-urban-chic room’s centrepiece, with narrow teal booths against the wall behind and dining tables positioned in front, leading out towards the venue’s small patio. Most evenings, but particularly towards the tail end of the week, you’ll find Nola heaving with punters, some drawn by the crowds, others by the daily deals on drinks. Ladies get four selected grape mixed drinks and 50 percent off the food bill. 6pm-3am. Armada BlueBay Hotel, Cluster P, JLT (04 399 8155).
Tuesday: Publique The Souk Madinat Jumeirah’s vibrant bar and restaurant has just opened its brand new ladies’ night which it claims will be filled with cheeky, French, fun. Sounds intriguing – so check it out with three complimentary drinks from a choice of selected house beverages, bubbles and cocktails. 9pm-midnight. Ongoing. Publique Dubai, Souk Madinat Jumeirah (04 430 8550)
Tuesday: Pure Sky Lounge This bar, on the 35th floor of the Hilton on JBR has two terraces as well as an indoor dining room and seating area. But, really, anyone who comes here and sits inside needs to have a long hard think about what they've done. The vista is one of the most spectacular in this part of Dubai, with amazing views of the Palm Jumeirah, JBR and the long stretch of beach. Ladies get free-flowing selected drinks between 9pm and 11pm. 9pm-11pm. Ongoing. Hilton Dubai The Walk, JBR, Dubai Marina (04 374 7888)
Tuesday: Qwerty Media One’s keyboard-tastic Qwerty is not only a dream to type out, but also offers three complimentary drinks between 7pm and close at the She3 ladies’ night. Dubai resident DJ Tim Cheddar will be on the decks, and there are a whole bunch of cool prizes to be won too. 7pm to 1am, ongoing. Qwerty, Media One Hotel, Media City. www.mediaonehotel.com (04 447 1000)
Tuesday: Vii Terrace Bar and Lounge Among Dubai’s stacks and stacks of identikit hotel bars, Vii arrives looking like something Lewis Carroll would have put to paper – apart from a few missing characters, this vibrant spot on Sheikh Zayed Road feels like it’s been plucked from the pages of Alice in Wonderland. Ladies get unlimited drinks and 30 percent off the food bill. 8pm-1am. Ongoing. Conrad Dubai, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 327 6000)
Tuesday: Zero Gravity Time Out Dubai’s Beach Club of the Year, Zero Gravity puts in a good shift for ladies’ night. Expect an all-inclusive that lets gents join in on the fun too. Ladies get unlimited food and drink for Dhs100 from 8pm, while gents can join from 10pm for Dhs200 – also for unlimited food and drink. 8pm-mightnight, Ongoing. Dubai Marina (04 399 0009).
Wednesday: Downtown Toko The recently revamped Downtown Toko is a slick pick for a midweek drink. If you’re looking for an elegant bar and restaurant to mix up your midweek routine, with decent dishes for dinner and drinks served swiftly, book your table now. Ladies get unlimited grape and Japanese beverage. 7pm-10pm. Ongoing. Vida Downtown Dubai, Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Boulevard (04 442 8383).
Wednesday: Grapeskin Ladies, head to the bar’s “Feel Gorgeous” night and you’ll get two free glasses of grape and a cheeseboard to share. Free. Wed 8pm-11pm. Ongoing. La Ville Hotel & Suites City Walk Dubai, Autograph Collection (054 309 5948).
Wednesday: McGettigan’s DWTC This chain of Irish pubs can turn its hand to just about anything. Live music, good food, comedy nights, quiet drinks or big nights out – all seem to find their way into the location. Sometimes all on the same day. Five free house beverages for ladies from 8pm. 8pm-10pm. Ongoing. Dubai World Trade Centre, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 378 0800).
Wednesday: Mercury Lounge Spectacular views, slick decor complete with gold trimmings and a strict dress code that will see you turned away by elegant hostesses if you don’t comply – this rooftop lounge is one that wows. Ladies get two glasses of bubbles and Mediterranean bits, for free. 8pm-10pm. Ongoing. Four Seasons Resort Dubai at Jumeirah Beach, Jumeriah Beach Road (04 270 7777)
Wednesday: Ramusake (pictured) Ladies get unlimited grape from 7pm until midnight at this stunning Japanese venue, which won Best Ladies’ Night at the Time Out Dubai Music & Nightlife Awards 2017. 7pm-midnight. Ongoing. DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Dubai – Jumeirah Beach, The Walk, JBR. (04 559 5300).
Wednesday: Sass Café The She Is ladies’ night offers complimentary drinks from 8pm to 11pm and 30 percent off on food. Music from DJ Carmine (a resident at Jimmy’z Monte Carlo) keeps things going into the early hours. 8pm-11pm. Al Fattan Currency House, DIFC (04 352 7722).
Wednesday: Tr!beca Kitchen + Bar This popular and spacious JBR hotspot feels like a proper London social spot, and has a range of options whether you fancy food or just fancy sitting at the bar. Ladies get 50 percent off main course dishes and four free drinks when dining, or two free drinks without dining. 9pm-12.30am. Ongoing. JA Ocean View Hotel, Dubai Marina (050 345 6067).
Thursday: Boston Bar American-style bar based on the US sitcom Cheers is a regular for Satwa and Jumeirah 1 residents who want a place where everybody knows their name and has football, ladies’ nights and the occasional raucous live band. Ladies get free house beverages, grape and mixed drinks. 9pm-midnight. Jumeirah Rotana, Satwa (04 345 5888).
Thursday: Shanghai 30 This bar is on a very particular mission: to transport patrons to 1930s Shanghai, complete with Chinese tea-infused mixed drinks. Ladies get unlimited selected drinks, which includes hops, grape and mixed drinks. 8pm-midnight. Dubai Marriott Hotel Al Jaddaf, Oud Metha (04 317 7777).