An absolutely stunning setting steals the show at this waterside bar
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Time Out Says

Location can make or break a venue. Put even the most vibrant of bars against a drab backdrop and they will lose some of that appeal. By contrast, even the most average of spots can become a must-visit destination given the right setting.

Fai, a sleek and sophisticated Thai-themed lounge, is far from average, but your view of the place will be very much enhanced by, well, the views.

The stroll up to Fai is one of the best in the city, travelling down the grand walkway of the luxurious Palace Downtown.

Even the hardiest of Dubai residents can’t fail to be wowed by the shimmering waters that surround Fai and the uninterrupted views of the Burj Khalifa. If you go in cooler weather, we recommend perching yourself outside on the veranda for the best spot.
The bar inside is moodily lit, intimate and has a sense of understated cool, making it ideal for a cosy catch-up.

Fai prides itself on its range of signature mixed drinks, too. They don’t come cheap (at Dhs80 each) but there’s plenty of variety. There are a few bottles of hops, but this is a place to indulge in a mixed or short drink while you unwind and admire the views. A spot to take visitors (or a date) to.

The bottom line
A picture-perfect Downtown bar.

By Time Out Dubai staff  | 22 Aug 2017

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