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 percent off the food menu. 8pm-late. The Atrium, Al Habtoor City, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 437 0033).
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).
Nola New Orleans expats living in JLT won’t be able to believe their luck with this place. The Louisianan-inspired joint is one of the leading lights down at Jumeirah Lake Towers and offers up one of the city’s late-late ladies’ nights. Ladies get four selected grape mixed drinks and 50 percent off the food bill. 6pm to 3am, ongoing. Armada BlueBay Hotel, Cluster P, JLT www.nola-social.com (04 399 8155).
Riva Ristorante, Bar & Beach This joint on the Palm Jumeirah’s sandy shore looks and feels every bit like your quintessential holiday hangout. The perfect place for Mediterranean mezze lovers, fresh fish aficionados or people who love enormous pizzas… Ladies get unlimited selected beverages for Dhs75. 7pm-midnight. Ongoing. Shoreline Apartments, Palm Jumeirah (04 430 9466).
She3 @ Qwerty If you’re more Media than Marina, Media One’s keyboard-tastic Qwerty bar is not only a dream to type out, but also offers three comped drinks between 7pm and close at the She3 ladies’ night. DJ Tim Cheddar will be on the decks tonight (surely playing cheesy hits), 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).
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).
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).
Ramusake 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).