Old Dubai Filipino nightclub and bar
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Time Out Says

Hop  cab or jump on the Metro, make a beeline for Karama and follow the underground sounds of one of the neighbourhood’s best-loved clubs for a cheesy night out. If, like us, you’re up for anything, Ratsky is for you.

So if you’re looking for something different, you can mix up your weekend revelleries with a trip to this Filipino hotspot.

Sitting in the heart of Old Dubai in the Fortune Karama Hotel, you’ll spot Ratsky’s glowing entry sign before anything else. Once inside, head down a winding, dark corridor with graffitied walls and step into the club – strobe lights flashing, cover band rocking and servers smiling.

And boom, your brand-new, completely different night out has arrived. It’s at totally the other end of the spectrum to everything Dubai’s social scene is supposedly famed for – there’s no room for a supercar on the dancefloor, no fireworks flashing atop a giant Russian beverage bottle and the only stern faces on the edges of the dancefloor belong to those clubgoers who’re trying to find room to join the dancing crowd.

It’s unpretentious, unglamorous and unconventional and for those reasons, it’s unmissable.

The drinks menu is small but fairly priced, there’s always a cover band on playing live music and, not taking life too seriously, there’s always fun to be had.

Old Dubai Filipino nightclub and bar

For the no-nonsense night out you need

By Time Out Dubai staff  | 03 Mar 2019

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TypeBar/lounge, Club
6:00 PM to 3:00 AM
Sunday: 6:00 PM to 3:00 AMMonday: 6:00 PM to 3:00 AMTuesday: 6:00 PM to 3:00 AMWednesday: 6:00 PM to 3:00 AMThursday: 6:00 PM to 3:00 AMFriday: 6:00 PM to 3:00 AMSaturday: 6:00 PM to 3:00 AM
Show number 04 336 6607
Dubai, Al Karama, Fortune Karama Hotel, Karama

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