Asia De Cuba
This fusion bar-slash-restaurant found at The Westin Dubai Mina Seyahi Beach Resort & Marina has broken the mould when it comes to gents’ nights in Dubai. How? Well, Tuesday nights at this funky bar offer up the first truly unlimited drinks offers for gents that you’ll find in Dubai. From 7pm until 9pm, chaps can head along for free drinks, then ladies’ get free drinks through until the end of the night. It took home the inaugural award for Best Gents’ Night at the 2019 Time Out Dubai Music & Nightlife Awards, and for good reason.
Tue 7pm-9pm. The Westin Dubai Mina Seyahi Beach Resort & Marina, Al Sufouh (04 511 7333).
The Palm is home to some top bars and this sports bar is no different. Gents can head down every Wednesday from 6pm until midnight for half-price juniper drinks and burger deals. There’s also a pool table that’s free to use if you fancy cracking out the cue for some (friendly) competition with your mates
Wed 6pm-midnight. Palm Views East, Palm Jumeirah (04 552 4000).
BFF Gastro Bar & Lounge
This is a ladies’ night that lads can join in on too. Every Tuesday from 8pm until 3pm ladies receive a generous five free drinks and 25 percent off food, while gents can also enjoy two free drinks from 8pm until 10pm. There’s also going to be a live band and a DJ pumping out the tunes so get ready to dance the night away.
Tue 8pm-10pm. The Gardens, Sheikh Zayed Road, Adjacent to Ibn Battuta Shopping Mall (052 177 7541).
Brunswick Eatery, Bar, Terrace
While not a night soley for gents, the Beards & Bones offering at this newly-renovated restaurant and bar at Mall of the Emirates puts together a decent deal for chaps every Wednesday. Head along from 8pm to get your hands on a steak, side dish, a dessert plus a glass of grape for just Dhs150.
Dhs150. Wed 8pm-2am. Sheraton Mall of the Emirates Hotel Dubai, Al Barsha (056 404 0685).
If you’re after a drink with Dubai Marina views, then you’re not short of options. However, if you’re looking specifically for juniper-based drinks, there’s really only one place to head, and that’s Ginter. On Wednesdays, gents will get their first juniper drink for free as well as 50 percent off the food menu which includes dynamite shrimp, sliders and beef short ribs. Looking to make a night out if? There’s also a steak and hops deal – get a tomahawk steak plus a bucket of hops for Dhs349.
Wed 7pm-10pm. InterContinental Dubai Marina (04 446 6669).
Located in Jumeirah Al Qasr, this is a top spot for a classy night with stunning views to boot. Gents can head down every Tuesday between 5pm and 3am and get four classic mixed drinks for Dhs160. With views of the Burj Al Arab and the Arabian Gulf we can think of worse ways to spend a Tuesday evening.
Dhs160. Tue 5pm-3pm. Jumeirah Al Qasr, Umm Sequim (04 432 3232).
Señors, head for Dubai Marina every Sunday for an evening of Mexican grub and free drinks. From 5pm onwards and for Dhs150 men can enjoy five dishes from a special menu and three free drinks at cool Mexican joint La Carnita. Highlights on the menu include grilled steak with chipotle mayonnaise, ancho barbecue wings with coconut cream, coriander, spices, lime and agave, and five different taco options (Mexican beef chorizo, achiote chicken, fried chicken, crispy cauliflower and a vegan variation). This gents’ night gets a resounding “sí” from us.
Dhs150. Sun 5pm onwards. Ongoing. InterContinental Dubai Marina (04 425 4030).
Leonardo is dedicating Tuesday to gents. Pop over between 7pm and 11.30pm and get one free drink and 25 percent on further drinks and food. The Italian restaurant The restaurant serves up up traditional dishes, including crispy fried scampi with raspberry vinegar salad, beef tartare, spaghetti cacao e pepe, gnocchi with lobster ragout and linguine with red prawns and chilli.
Tue 7pm-11.30pm. Stella Di Mare, Dubai Marina (04 563 5555).
Le Petit Belge JLT
Lads, why not get your mates together and end the weekend with a 50 percent discount on all house beverages, classic mixed drinks and select draught. Hungry? Fear not. There’s also a 25 percent discount on the bar bites menu which includes Belgian fries, cheese croquettes, spicy chicken wings, calamari and pulled beef sliders. The gents’ night kicks off at 4pm until closing.
Sat 4pm-2am. Pullman Jumeirah Lakes Towers Hotel & Residence, Cluster T, JLT (04 242 7794).
Every Monday night, this lively pub-meets-sports bar next to Dubai World Trade Centre is doing free drinks for both ladies and gents. From 8pm to 10pm, ladies get four free mixed drinks, while gents get two bottles of hops.
Mon 8pm-10pm. Dubai World Trade Centre, Sheikh Zayed Road (800 6247).
Every Wednesday from 6pm until midnight gents can enjoy a selection of prime cuts served alongside side dishes, a bottle of red grape and a barber’s appointment. Yes, you read that right. While your steak is sizzling away you can get your beard trimmed or enjoy a hot towel facial if you’re in need of a bit of TLC. The deal comes in at either Dhs399 for two people with a bottle of grape or Dhs950 for four with a magnum of grape.
From Dhs399. Wed 6pm-midnight. Ongoing. JW Marriott Marquis Dubai, Business Bay (04 414 3000).
Lads, head to this tremendous pool hall every Wednesday for some gentlemanly action. All night you’ll get free pool, no catch, and if you’re after a bite to eat or a drink with that then the deals don’t stop there. Dhs99 will get you three dishes from the bar bites menu, or you can get a burger and a bevvie for the same amount. And there’s a two-for-one happy hour from 5pm. That’s a tough deal to beat.
Dhs99. Wed 5pm-2am. Media One Hotel, Dubai Media City (04 443 5403).
Few of the entries on this list, and for that matter, gents’ nights around town in general, will offer drinks deals to chaps at the start of each week (once you’re over Sunday). Head along to Media One Hotel from 6pm until 8pm where you can get your hands on two drinks for a bargainous Dhs20. It’s got a cool patio area, decent tunes and loads of quirky design going on inside to muse at.
Dhs20. Mon 6pm-8pm. Media One Hotel, Dubai Media City (04 427 1000).
Head to this Irish pub every Wednesday from 5pm until closing for three free drinks (including premium bottled hops and grape) as well as 50 percent off some top pub grub with a special food menu for the evening. You won’t need to luck of the Irish to make your dirhams go far at this longstanding Irish bar.
Wed 5pm-2am. Le Méridien Dubai Hotel & Conference Centre, Garhoud (04 702 2455).
The Lion by Nick & Scott
This gastropub has a weekly ‘His & Hers’ night every Tuesday from 7pm to 8pm. Ladies get unlimited free drinks for the full hour, while gents get three free drinks from the happy hour menu.
Tue 7pm-8pm. The H Dubai, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 359 2366).
So this one is actually a night for both ladies’ and gents. New rooftop bar Twenty Three has a new night every Tuesday from 7.23pm until 11.23pm where ladies can enjoy two free drinks. Gents needn’t feel left out as they get one free drink too.
Tue 7.23pm-11.23pm. Grand Plaza Mövenpick Media City, Dubai Media City (04 525 7723).
On ‘Monday Manday’, guys can get two selected beverages completely for free from 6pm until 8pm at this laid-back bar in JLT.
Better yet, ubk also has a happy hour that lasts all day, which means drinks are priced from Dhs30. Free drinks and affordable deals before and after the gents deal sounds good to us.
Free (gents). Mon, 6pm-8pm. Ongoing. Mövenpick Hotel Jumeirah Lakes Towers, Cluster A, JLT (4 438 0000).
Gents, if you’re looking for something a little different for your next night out with your mates, Wavehouse has just the thing. If you like surfing – that is. Every Saturday the massive space at Atlantis The Palm is offering up unlimited use of the Surf’s Up wave rider to men for just Dhs120 – followed by a full English breakfast. And that’s not all, you’ll get two bottles of hops to wash it all down with as well.
Dhs120. Sat noon-1am. Atlantis The Palm, Palm Jumeirah (04 426 2626).
We’re not entirely sure where you’d start going about creating a gents night at a Canadian-themed bar, but the folks over at Weslodge in the JW Marriott Marquis Hotel Dubai in Business Bay have absolutely nailed it. For starters you get two drinks absolutely free, for nout, as well as 50 percent off main courses, which we appreciate given you can get your mits on fried chicken, steaks and loads more.
Tue 7.30pm-midnight. JW Marriott Marquis Hotel Dubai, Business Bay (04 560 1700).
Gents in Deira can head to this trendy hotel every Tuesday for a free bottle of hops, while other house beverages only cost Dhs25. The offer goes on from 6pm until 1am, so there’s plenty of time to nab yourself some cheap drinks.
Tue 6pm-1am. Aloft City Centre Deira, Baniyas Road, Deira (04 210 3333).
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