10 gentlemen’s nights out in Dubai

That’s right guys, there are deals for you too…

Ladies’ nights in Dubai have become a bit of an institution. No longer just a Tuesday night affair, there is loads of options for every day of the week. In fact, they even extended to gourmet offers, and given the creation of ladies day (hello, free access to the swimming pool and the beach).

But what about boys?

Well, Dubai now introduces gentlemen nights, offering free drinks and discounted food to keep the guys happy, too.

Here are 6 addresses where to find a men’s night out in Dubai…

Daily: The Hide, Jumeirah Al Qasr

Hiding place

Sophisticated steakhouse The Hide is a fine spot for a men’s night out this summer, with a daily offering available through the end of August. From 6pm, the guys can enjoy a two-course menu of classic pizzetta followed by an 800g Porterhouse steak with a choice of sauce and side, plus three premium drinks for Dhs390. It is served to the sounds of live jazz.

The Hide, Jumeirah Al Qasr, Madinat Jumeirah, daily from 6pm, until August 31, Dhs390. Tel: (04) 432 3232, jumeirah.com

Monday: Qwerty, Media One Hotel


Madmen Monday at this popular Media City watering hole is perfect for after-work drinks. It offers two free drinks, which can be enjoyed inside the bar or on the terrace weather permitting, plus a grazer, for 49 Dhs.

Media One Hotel, Dubai Media City, Monday, 6-8 p.m. Tel: (04) 427 1000. mediaonehotel.com

Tuesday: McGettigan’s Souk Madinat

Brunch McGettigans_Madinat

Every Tuesday from 6-9pm, round up the lads and head to McGettigan’s Souk Madinat where you’ll get three free house drinks when you buy a Dhs50 voucher to redeem on a main course. Or upgrade to the Dhs199 package from 7pm to 10pm, where you’ll get unlimited beers and a stack of signature chicken wings.

McGettigan’s Souk Madinat, Madinat Jumeirah, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Dhs 50 or 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. Dhs 199. Such : (04) 447 0219mcgettigans.com

Wednesday: Reaper Pub

At Harvester’s Pub in the Crowne Plaza on Sheikh Zayed Road, men can take advantage of Wednesday night specials, where unlimited wings are priced at Dhs129, while Dhs199 gets you unlimited wings and four bottles of house beer.

Harvester’s Pub, Crowne Plaza Dubai, Sheikh Zayed Road, 8:30 p.m. to 11:30 p.m., Wednesdays. Such. : (800) 276963. fundining.ae

Wednesday: [email protected] Dubai

Jazz@Pizza Express

This popular JLT music venue has deals for every night of the week, and on “Work It Wednesday” there’s something for girls and guys. For 149 Dhs, men can enjoy two hours of house drinks and a main meal from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. The same offer is available for ladies for 99 Dhs, plus there is live music from resident artist PJ.

[email protected], Cluster A, Jumeirah Lakes Towers, 8-10 p.m., Wednesdays. Tel: (0)4 441 6342, pizzaexpress.ae

Thursday: Roaring Rabbit

roaring bunny

The recently opened Roaring Rabbit gastropub at the Taj Exotica on The Palm invites groups of guys to get together for dinner and drinks on Thursdays, with 30% off grills and taps from 12 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Taj Exotica Resort & Spa, Palm Jumeirah, Dubai, 12 p.m. to 9 p.m., Thursdays. Tel: (0)4 275 4444. @roaringrabbitdubai

Tuesday: lock, stock and barrel

Lock, Stock & Barrel Business Bay

Every Tuesday, Lock, Stock & Lipstick Ladies Night takes over the Business Bay, Barsha Heights and JBR branches of Lock, Stock & Barrel. From 6 p.m. to 1 a.m., girls can enjoy three hours of unlimited drinks and a main course for 150 Dhs. Guys can also join in, with four drinks and a dish priced at 150 Dhs.

Grand Millenium Business Bay, Barsha Heights and Rixos Premium, JBR, Tuesday from 6 p.m. to 1 a.m. Tel: (058) 836 2891 (JBR) or (04) 514 9195 (Barsha Heights). lsb-dubai.com

Tuesday: Lola Taberna Española

Lola taberna happy hour dubai

Pintxos, pronounced ‘pinchos’, are the perfect snack to enjoy during casual conversation with friends, and at authentic Spanish tapas bar, Lola, you can enjoy unlimited portions every Tuesday evening. Hot and cold pintxos are offered as well as three hours of unlimited house drinks and live music in the background, from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. It’s 149 Dhs for women and 199 Dhs for men.

Lola Taberna Española, Tryp by Wyndham Dubai, 7 p.m. to 10 p.m., Tuesdays. Such. : (0)4 247 6688, lolataberna.com

Tuesday: Torno Subito

Massimo Bottura’s first restaurant outside of Italy is a playful ode to 1950s life on the Riviera, bringing The good life at Palm Jumeirah. On Tuesdays, there’s a dinner offer at this Michelin-starred restaurant for girls and boys that offers a fixed three-course menu like burrata, pizza marinara and cacao e pepe, plus unlimited drinks for three hours. It’s 199 Dhs for women and 299 Dhs for men.

Torno Subito, W Dubai – The Palm, Palm Jumeirah, Dubai, Tuesdays, 6:30 p.m. to 11:30 p.m. Tel: (0)4 245 5800. @tornosubitodubai

Wednesday: Yingsu

Head to the newly opened Yingsu at the DoubleTree by Hilton JBR on Wednesdays for Chi-Town. Powered by renowned revelers, Candypants, there are two women-only nights: 8-10pm and 10-midnight, where there’s a food platter and two hours of unlimited drinks. For women, the price is 175 Dhs, while men pay 250 Dhs for the same offer (there is also a special rate for teachers and crew of 150 Dhs). The drink offering includes wine, prosecco, spirits and select cocktails for women, while men get all of that plus beer, all accompanied by an R&B and hip hop soundtrack.

Yingsu, DoubleTree by Hilton JBR, from 6pm on Wednesdays, Dhs175 ladies, Dhs250 guys. Tel: (058) 177 9831, @yingsudxb

Wednesday: Hudson Tavern

The Coyote Ugly-themed Wednesday ladies’ night at the Speakeasy Hudson Tavern bar also invites men. It includes a three-course sharing-style menu with dishes such as Baby Jewel Bites with Quinoa and Avocado Salad and Hudson Sliders. Ladies can enjoy three courses and four drinks for 139 Dhs, and men can enjoy two courses and two drinks for 149 Dhs.

Hudson Tavern, Hyde Hotel Dubai, Business Bay, Dubai, Wednesday, 6 p.m. to 1 a.m., from Dhs 139. Tel: (0)487 1111. @hudsontaverndubai

Wednesday: IKIGAI

There’s something for both guys and gals at IKIGAI’s Iku Iku Dinner. The Japanese fusion restaurant invites ladies and gentlemen to enjoy a three-course set menu of signature dishes and three hours of unlimited drinks from a selection of signature dishes and cocktails. It’s 149 Dhs for women and 199 Dhs for men, or there’s the option to upgrade to a package that includes beer for 249 Dhs.

IKIGAI, Millennium Place Dubai Marina, Dubai Marina, 8 p.m. to 11 p.m., Wednesdays. Tel (0)4 550 8114. ikigaidubai.ae

Wednesday: Maiden Shanghai

Looking for a lively girls’ night out with offers for ladies and gents? The Maiden Shanghai at FIVE Palm Jumeirah is popular for its Crazy Rich Ladies’ Night which starts every Wednesday from 7pm. Ladies can enjoy a three-course meal of gourmet Chinese dishes for Dhs200 with three free drinks. Guys can do the same for Dhs300.

Maiden Shanghai, FIVE Palm Jumeirah, Dubai, Wednesdays from 7 p.m. Such. : (04) 455 9989. fivehotelsandresorts.com

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