garden on 8

Revamped Media City favourite is great for all seasons (especially winter)
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Time Out Says

Dubai’s weather is finally getting cooler, which is great news for al fresco socialising. And in even better news for the season, there’s a brand-new look for Garden on 8 at Media One Hotel.

A favourite among Media City workers, this after-work hotspot has had a fancy new refurb – just in time for winter.

The pretty bar – designed to resemble a traditional pub garden – has not only expanded outside, it now has its own indoor area as well. And pretty snazzy it is, too.

Garden on 8 has taken over the space that once belonged to The MED to create a whole new experience for customers.

Take a seat in the sleek bar area while the sun shines outside and you’ll quickly feel right at home in the fresh surroundings.

There are a number of screens dotted around and it feels unmistakeably Garden on 8, still, with plenty of faux foliage on the floors and the walls.

The extended space is perfect for a quick early evening drink if you prefer to be indoors, and is sure to be a winner in the summer months.

For those who love to sit out, the traditional terrace area delivers. Lounge on a comfy sofa or perch on the park-style wooden bench to dig into a range of American bar bites, such as hot dogs, wings and burgers, all washed down with an array of international hops and mixed drinks.

The relaxed ambience and eye-catching décor, plus the convenient location in the heart of Media City, make Garden on 8 a perfect spot for a post-work catch-up.

We are happy to see the garden growing so we can enjoy it whatever the weather.

The bottom line
Fresh new look, but same chilled vibe.

By Time Out Dubai staff  | 25 Oct 2017

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TypeBar & Pub, Bar/lounge
5:00 PM to 11:59 PM
Sunday: 5:00 PM to 11:59 PMMonday: 5:00 PM to 11:59 PMTuesday: 5:00 PM to 11:59 PMWednesday: 5:00 PM to 11:59 PMThursday: 5:00 PM to 11:59 PMFriday: 5:00 PM to 11:59 PMSaturday: 5:00 PM to 11:59 PM
Show number 04 427 1000
Dubai, Dubai Media City, Plot No.1, Al Falak Street - Dubai Media City - Dubai - United Arab Emirates

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