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Dubai Nightlife – Clubs, Bars & Nightlife Tips

Dubai Nightlife 

If you are going to spend time in the Middle East as a tourist, Dubai is a place you must check out. It is home to some of the most breathtaking modern architecture in the world on its series of man-made islands. You’ll never be bored in Dubai as there is no shortage of exciting activities and attractions to include in your vacation itinerary, especially when it comes to nightlife.

Irish Village 

Those that want a little taste of what they have at home while in Dubai should check out the Irish Village. It is one of the places in Dubai that allows drinking, although it is not available for purchase in the market. It is considered by some tourists to be the number one nightlife destination in the area thanks to the myriad of clubs that employ Irish expats. Each place has classic pub food available and live bands on the patio every night. If you want a taste of true Dubai culture this isn’t the place, but it is a place to have a great time. Unlike some other bars in Dubai, the Irish Pubs do have a traditional liquor license.

Nightlife on the Beach at Jumeira 

Jumeirah is a collection of beaches along the coast. Many of the beaches are more frequently visited at night in Dubai because of the extreme heat experienced in the region during the daytime. At night, it becomes quite the playground. The area is lined with bars, hotels, nightclubs, and great restaurants. If you are there to drink, you should know that the clubs in this area do have traditional liquor licenses. It is a casual relaxed atmosphere that goes all night with some breathtaking architectural and natural scenery surrounding it.


Amika is a nightclub that provides party goers with an intimate experience. You need to dress up a little more than some other areas in the United Arab Emirates. This particular club has relaxed, but classy atmosphere combined with world-class service.

Dubai Dhow Dinner Cruises 

Before booking one of these cruises, you should know that they are all different. Some have traditional liquor licenses and some don’t, so be sure you know which one you are going on before you hit the open water. There are an array of different entertainment options on the boat. The typical cruise lasts about two hours.

Editor’s note: The information contained on this page was compiled using real traveler reviews about nightlife in Dubai. 


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