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Calabar
Nominated for Best Bar food
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This trendy nightspot offers spectacular views of the Burj Khalifa and Dubai Fountains. Diners can choose to sit inside the large venue, but the real attraction lies on its terrace. Sit on one of the venue's comfy bean bag chairs and soak up the atmosphere, from the relaxing lounge music to the downtown skyline. The menu is reflective of the venue's sociable and relaxed attitude, with sharing platters and tapas on offer. The setting alone is beautiful and can be quite romantic and intimate if you choose to dine in a cosy corner.
Open daily 6pm-2am (last orders for food: 11.30pm). The Address Downtown Dubai (04 888


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