The Eloquent Elephant

Trendy gastropub in Business Bay
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Time Out Says

With winter Came the arrival of a brand-new terrace for Taj Dubai’s The Eloquent Elephant – and it’s a top addition to the cool Business Bay pub.

In October the swish new terrace was launched, and it’s been busy over the winter. By night it’s cosy and friendly, with twinkling lights and comfy green furnishings. By day it’s bright, airy and chilled. It’s fresh, it’s modern and it’s a great pub garden. It also means that what was once a non-smoking bar now has an outside smoking area.

Indoors it’s all dark woods and moody lighting with a cool, mellow vibe. It’s also a great place to watch the match, thanks to several large TV screens, and it’s quite frequently packed on weekends and game days.

The menu has also had a revamp recently, so expect dishes including the barbecue-glazed Angus short rib – as well as several new vegan options including the Elephant’s Barley Burger, a veggie patty made of barley, carrot and celery, encased in a soft chia seed bun.

We’ve long been fans of the food here, too – it’s a former winner of our Best Pub Food title – and so if you’re heading along it’s definitely worth trying some of the hearty, gastrogrub dishes.

However, the pub is just as good if you’re just after a quick drink after work.

Drinks are relatively reasonably priced, starting at around Dhs40 for house grape and Dhs62 for mixed beverages, while the pub also prides itself on its range of craft hops.

And there’s a heap of deals throughout the week, including a quiz night on a Monday and live music on Tuesdays to make it even more appealing. Ladies, visit on a Wednesday and you’ll get three free drinks plus 30 percent off food, while there’s a brunch on Friday from

Dhs199, too.

The weekends offer a top deal as well, where you can get four drinks and a dish (roasts are included, but we also recommend the pie) for Dhs179.

If you’re looking for an excellent pub in Business Bay, look no further.

Trendy gastropub in Business Bay

The swish new terrace and daily deals

By Time Out Dubai Staff  | 10 Feb 2019

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TypeBar & Pub, Bar/lounge
3:00 PM to 1:00 AM
Sunday: 3:00 PM to 1:00 AMMonday: 3:00 PM to 1:00 AMTuesday: 3:00 PM to 1:00 AMWednesday: 3:00 PM to 1:00 AMThursday: 12:00 PM to 2:00 AMFriday: 12:00 PM to 2:00 AMSaturday: 12:00 PM to 1:00 AM
Show number 04 438 3131
Dubai, Business Bay, Damac Maison, Dubai Mall Street - Dubai - United Arab Emirates

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