Valentine's nights in Dubai

Single in Dubai? Enjoy a night at these romantic nightspots

Out on the town this Valentine’s

Still haven’t found that special someone? Try these nights out – maybe you’ll meet the partner of your dreams.

Club nights
Boy George at Taboo: The Karma Chameleon proves he’s more than just an elaborately made-up hat stand.
February 10. Dhs120. From 10pm. Trilogy, Souk Madinat Jumeirah (050 624 5751).

Laughter Factory: Laugh the whole night through and maybe meet someone during the interval.
February 10. Dhs115. Show starts 9pm. Grand Millennium Dubai, TECOM (04 429 9999).

Retrospect featuring Steve Strange: The former Visage frontman presents retro classics, with a happy hour from 6pm to 9pm.
February 10. Free. Doors open 5pm. 360°, Jumeirah Beach Hotel (050 226 9440).

Twice as Nice featuring DJ Spoony: A night of UK garage and R&B.
February 10. Dhs100; Dhs50 for men and ladies free before 9pm. Doors open 5pm. Barasti, Le Méridien Mina Seyahi (04 318 1313).

Lemar: The British talent-show winner swoops in for a pre-Valentine’s session.
February 11. Dhs100, ladies in red free before 11pm. Doors open 9pm. Chi, The Lodge, Oud Metha (04 337 9470).

Guilty Pleasures Beach Ball: Leave the gowns at home for retro classics on the beach.
February 11. Dhs100; Dhs50 for men and ladies free before 9pm. Doors open 5pm. Barasti, Le Méridien Mina Seyahi (04 318 1313).

MustHaveSoul: A breathtaking view, soulful sounds, half-price drinks from 4pm-7pm: the perfect recipe for romance.
February 12. Free. Doors open 4pm. 360°, Jumeirah Beach Hotel (04 406 8744).

Claude Challe: The godfather of lounge music is back.
February 13. Dhs400 drinks only for ladies, Dhs600 drinks only for men, Dhs1,000 drinks only for couples, Dhs1,400 dinner and drinks for couples. From 6pm. Karma Kafé, Souk Al Bahar (04 423 0909).

Romantic spots

101: Enjoy drinks overlooking the ocean at this delightfully secluded spot.
Open daily 11am-1am. One&Only The Palm Dubai, Palm Jumeirah (04 440 1010).

Jazz Garden: Listen to jazz under the stars. Dhs150 per person, or free with online registration.
Doors open 7pm. Dubai Media City Amphitheatre (04 391 1196).

The Terrace: Romance your loved one with delicious mixed drinks overlooking the creek.
Open daily 4pm-2am. Park Hyatt Dubai, Deira (04 602 1234).

All the single ladies
Boudoir: Get mingling while the girls enjoy free bubbly until midnight.
February 15. Free. From 9pm. Dubai Marine Beach Resort & Spa, Jumeirah (04 345 5995).

Horizon Lounge: Complimentary bubbly, strawberries and cream for ladies at this al-fresco spot.
February 15. Free. From 7pm. Habtoor Grand Resort & Spa, Dubai Marina (04 399 5000).

Senyar: A little more low-key, but just as popular, plus three free drinks for the girls.
February 15. Free. From 6pm. The Westin Mina Seyahi (04 511 7309).

Malecon: Girls get two free drinks, plus expect plenty of dancing.
February 15. Free. From 10pm. Dubai Marine Beach Resort & Spa, Jumeirah (04 346 1111).

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