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Embassy, Grosvenor House Dubai
Nominated for Best Barfood

This high-end British nightspot’s bar menu offers a decent selection of traditional, European and Asian fusion snacks to keep you going while you’re socialising – and we’re not talking about peanuts and beef jerky. In keeping with its swanky environment, you’re likely find seafood tartare, sashimi and more traditional bites like mini burgers, as well as some eye-wateringly priced Beluga caviar. Prices are generally a bit on the high side, but we can’t argue with the posh environment, complete with the requisite 360-degree views out over Dubai Marina, and the food is overall a notch up from normal pub grub. Stick around past 9.30pm and there’s also a live DJ.
Open Tue-Sat 8pm-4am (last food orders 2am). Grosvenor House Dubai, Dubai Marina (04 317 6000).

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