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Time Out Says

Amid the dozens of annual venue openings on the ever-changing face of Dubai’s nightlife scene stands a rare, long-standing institution. D&A, the bar formerly known as Dhow & Anchor, stands as proud today as it did when it opened in 1997 (even if the décor has changed quite dramatically since then).

This British-inspired sports-bar-meets-gastropub is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year, and continues to serve up a broad array of beverages and offers to accompany its many TV screens showing the latest kick-off.

Following a refurbishment in 2013, the bar is now looking sleek and shiny and exhibits a youthfulness that belies its years. Expect friendly service, a lively atmosphere, cosy Saturday afternoons reminiscent of an English pub and a happy hour featuring one or two premium beverages you’re unlikely to find at other happy hours in the city.

While its atmosphere is welcoming and its décor trendy, it’s the vistas outside that define this bar. Head for sundowners and bask in iconic views of the Burj Al Arab, complete with palm tree silhouettes and orange skies. Perfect.

The bottom line
A Dubai institution with stunning views.

By Time Out Dubai staff  | 25 Jul 2017

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TypeBar & Pub, Bar/lounge
12:00 PM to 2:00 AM
Sunday: 12:00 PM to 2:00 AMMonday: 12:00 PM to 2:00 AMTuesday: 12:00 PM to 2:00 AMWednesday: 12:00 PM to 2:00 AMThursday: 12:00 PM to 2:00 AMFriday: 12:00 PM to 2:02 AMSaturday: 12:00 PM to 2:00 AM
Show number 04 432 3232
Dubai, Umm Suqeim, Jumeirah St - Dubai - United Arab Emirates

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