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Options, Options: 35 Terrific Ladies Nights in Dubai

Ladies Nights in Dubai

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Women have picked the longest straw with regards privileges in Dubai. The queues are shorter, the traffic participants more accommodating, and the gazillion ladies night specials don’t hurt either.

These 35 ladies nights in Dubai are only a slice of the whole pie. Can you make it through all the bars and lounges for free drinks? [They should create a TV show in DXB based around it.]

Here are some fantastic ladies nights in Dubai on Tuesdays:

1. RIVA Beach Club

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Every Tuesday, 7pm to midnight

The offer: At AED 75, enjoy unlimited glasses of any tipple of choice – whether it’s a glass of bubbles, a Rum and Coke or a G&T.

Special Italian sharing platters at AED50 [3 dishes] or AED100 [10 dishes]

How much: AED 75 per person [+food]

Where: Palm Jumeirah

What we like: It’s a laidback beachside space for cocktails and good company.

For reservations, call 04 4309466 or email reservations@riva-beach.com

2. Dusty’s

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Every Tuesday, 6pm to 10pm

The offer: 4 complimentary drinks & 50% off main course [You have to buy a main course to avail of the drinks]

How much: AED 50 per person [approx..]

Where: Al Fattan Currency House, DIFC

What we like: It’s a cosy space bursting with friendly staff and upbeat music. The food is quite good too.

For reservations, email info@dustysdxb.com

3. Warehouse

Every Tuesday, 7pm to 11pm

The offer: Free flow of sparkling wine

How much: Free entry + wine

Where: Le Meridian Dubai

What we like: They have an unusual dolly theme starting October – we’re waiting to see how this pans out – the Chuckey or Barbie route?

For reservations, email Restaurants.Lmdubai@lemeridien.com

4. 360

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Every Tuesday, 8pm to midnight

The offer: Four complimentary drinks

How much: Free entry

Where: 360, Jumeirah Beach Hotel

What we like: Their new season with a fresh line-up of DJs looks promising with Hip Hop, funk and R&B beats.

For reservations, call +971 44323232 or email: 360@jumeirah.com.

5. Zero Gravity

Every Tuesday, 8pm to midnight [from September 27]

The offer: At AED 100 [entry fee], free-flowing premium drinks, kitsch cocktails, gourmet canapés.

How much: AED 100 per person [entry]

Where: Zero Gravity, near Skydive Dubai

What we like: You get access to the sultry poolside from 8pm to 10pm, while guys can chill out in the Zero Gravity farden, bars and restaurant till 10pm.

For reservations, call +971 55 500 9111.

6. BOCA

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Every Tuesday

The offer: A free Aperol Spritz cocktail on arrival, a tasting of new season menu items & 20% off food and drinks through the night.

How much: AED 100 per person

Where: DIFC

What we like: The throwback music from the 90s with their resident DJ lends the place a fun vibe – great for mid-week blues.

7. Tribeca Kitchen & Bar

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Every Tuesday, 9pm to 3am & every Wednesday, 8pm-12am

The offer: 20% off on main courses and 3 complimentary drinks on Tuesdays & the organic dinner menu at 50% off and complimentary drinks on Wednesdays.

How much: Free entry

Where: JA Oceanview Hotel, JBR

What we like: On Wednesdays, the boys get to join in on the fun with buy 1 get 1 on bottled beer from 10pm-11pm.

For reservations, call +971 50 345 6067 or email reservations@tribeca.ae

8. The Black Lion

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Every Tuesday, 8pm to 11pm

The offer: Unlimited cocktails when ladies spend minimum AED 75 on food. Happy Hour prices for guys.

Where: The H, Sheikh Zayed Road

What we like: With a truly unique vibe, this American gastro-pub has the very best old skool and RnB classics!

For reservations, call +9714 359 2366 or email reservations@theblacklion.ae

9. Belgian Beer Café

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Every Tuesday, 6pm to 1am

The offer: Three free house beverages from 6pm to 9pm & 50% off house beverages and cocktails from 9pm to 1am.

How much: AED 150 per person [approx.]

Where: Grand Millennium, Barsha Heights

What we like: It’s great for a week where you don’t want to stop mid-evening and call in sick to work the next day.

10. Mahiki

Every Tuesday, 7pm to 3am

The offer: Complimentary cocktails until 1am for ladies who arrive before 11pm.

How much: Free entry

Where: Jumeirah Beach Hotel

What we like: Every week, the space transforms into a sea of beautiful women with a new Mahiki cocktail on the menu.

11. Lock, Stock & Barrel

Every Tuesday from 6pm to 1am

The offer: 3 complimentary drinks until 1am.

How much: Free entry

Where: Grand Millennium, Barsha Heights

What we like: You can dance, hang by the bar, lie back or gorge on food. Try this if you’ve got a large group of women who all want different things. The throwbacks from the DJ are great for sing-alongs.

For reservations, call +971 4 914 9195 or email info@lsbdubai.com

12. Cove Beach

Every Tuesday, 8pm to 1am

The offer: Enjoy rose wine, cocktails and canapés for AED 100.

How much: Free entry

Where: Cove Beach Dubai

What we like: In mild weather, the beach is a fun backdrop to wind down in the middle of a week. Their wave-inspired menu is delicious too.

For reservations, call +971 52 625 3111.

13. Q43

Every Tuesday, 6pm to 1am & Saturday, 8pm to 1am

The offer: Enjoy 3 free drinks from 6pm/8pm to 1am, also at AED 99, enjoy 3 free dishes from the ladies night menu.

Where: Media One Hotel

What we like: From the rooftop terrace, the classy space is ideal for laidback mingling. The view of the skyline and light music are great complements.

For reservations, call 04 443 5403

14. China Grill

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Every Tuesday, 6:30pm to 11:30pm

The offer: Enjoy free cocktails [selected] all night and 50% off food items.

Where: Westin Mina Seyahi

What we like: The food and ambience at China Grill will leave an impression, no matter which night you attend. Their music has picked up a notch where the DJ plays crowd favorites and plenty of 90s throwbacks.

For reservations, call +971 4 511 7333.

15. Cavalli Club

Every Tuesday, 8:30pm to 3am

The offer: Ladies enjoy selected free drinks all night till 3am, and a three course dinner at AED150 per person.

Where: Fairmont Hotel, Sheikh Zayed Road

What we like: They take their standards seriously – if you’re in the mood to let your hair down, you need to dress up, heels, lips et al.

16. Treehouse

Every Tuesday, 7pm to 2am

The offer: Enjoy two complimentary drinks and 30% off your total food and beverage bill all night.

Where: TAJ Hotel, Downtown Dubai

What we like: Their signature cocktails are delicious [espresso martini and the elixir of life], and the outdoor space is a relaxed space for a catch-up with the girls.

17. Atelier M

Every Tuesday, 8pm to 11pm

The offer: Three complimentary drinks and 20% off food items.

Where: Pier 7, Dubai Marina

What we like: They have a great offer for mixed groups – Men can enjoy the happy hour from 7pm to 9pm with the ‘buy one get one free’ offer.

For reservations, call 04 450 7766

18. XL Beach Club

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Every Tuesday, 9pm to 3am

The offer: Enjoy four complimentary cocktails, bellini or wine.

How much: Free entry for lades

Where: Grand Habtoor Dubai

What we like: Along with the ladies night offer, men get to enjoy a bucket for Stella for AED 150. There’s also unlimited shisha for AED150 – great for a long day.

For reservations, call +971 526341040

19. The Vault

Every Tuesday, 7pm to midnight

The offer: Enjoy 3 complimentary drinks from 7pm to midnight and enjoy the ‘Buy 1 Get 1 free’ happy hour from 5pm to 7pm.

Where: JW Marriot Marquis, Business Bay

What we like: From the 71st floor, everything glistens. The service is exceptional and the interiors perfect for intimate conversation.

For reservations, call +971 50 738 1388

20. Tamanya Terrace

Every Tuesday, 6pm to 11pm

The offer: Enjoy 3 complimentary vodka drinks till 11pm.

Where: Radisson Blu Hotel, Media City

What we like: Their shisha is relatively expensive but lasts for ages, the view of the water from this rooftop terrace is calming and it’s located in Dubai Media City – great for post-work sessions.

21. VII Dubai

Every Tuesday, 8pm to midnight

The offer: Enjoy unlimited house drinks till midnight and 30% off the whole menu.

Where: Conrad Dubai, Shiekh Zayed Road

What we like: This upscale lounge, terrace and club host some great DJs, with shisha and cool goodies and giveaways every week.

For reservations [recommended], call 050 169 6777

22. QUBE

Every Tuesday, 9pm to 2am

The offer: Free flow of selected beverages, including wine, cocktails and all house spirits + 25% off on food

Where: The Meydan Hotel

What we like: This sports bar has a hyper casual vibe, so if you don’t want the fuss and are just looking to relax with your jeans on, this is the place to go.

23. Above

Every Sunday, 6pm to 12am

The offer: Enjoy a free flow of drinks all night until 12am at only AED 50, and a 25% discount on food.

Where: Sofitel Downtown Dubai

What we like: They’ve got ample space for dancing, with friendly bartenders and shisha in various flavors. The atmosphere late-evening is party-like, so make sure you have your heels on.

For reservations, call 052 392 1471

24. Trader Vic’s

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Every Monday, 8pm to 1:30am

The offer: 50% off on selected cocktails, hops and grapes by the glass

Where: Crowne Plaza, Sheikh Zayed Road

What we like: The Cuban music and the unique [and strong] cocktails. If you’re looking to dance to live music, this should be at the top of your list.

25. The Music Room

Every Monday, 6pm to 2am

The offer: Enjoy 3 complimentary cocktails and a discount on your total bill.

Where: Majestic Hotel, Bur Dubai

What we like: The live music is a refreshing change from other spots in the city. You can sport your rocker chick look here and no one will bat an eye.

26. Nippon Bottle Company

Every Wednesday, 8pm to 1am

The offer: Enjoy two complimentary drinks from 8pm to 1am.

Where: Dusit Thani, Sheikh Zayed Road

What we like: This isn’t just for the ladies. Behind the bookcase entrance, they have a men’s night too. On ladies night, after their second drink, men get to enjoy a free snack platter.

27. Spirito Lounge & Crab Tavern

Every Monday & Wednesday, 7pm to 1:30am

The offer: Dine at the venue and get 30% off food with 5 complimentary drinks. Alternatively, enjoy 2 complimentary drinks on your visit.

Where: Media One Hotel

What we like: The quirky and upbeat interior livens up with 80s and 90s music on ladies night. If you’re looking for a unique food experience along with girls’ night, Brazilian’s the way to go.

For reservations, call +971 4 421 2679

28. Loca

Every Wednesday, 7pm to midnight

The offer: 2 free fresh fruit margaritas for the ladies

Where: Souk Al Bahar & Dubai Marine Beach Resort & Spa

What we like: The Mexican food is lip-smacking good to mop up all that alcohol. The setting is casual, fun and great for groups – lively with views of the Burj.

For reservations, call 04 346 1111

29. The Dek on 8

Every Wednesday, 9pm to midnight

The offer: Enjoy 2 complimentary drinks

Where: Media One Hotel

What we like: The lounge is poolside so the vibe is laidback and with a true ladies night with a female DJ, the music makes a great house party.

For reservations, call +971 4 427 1000

30. The Stables

Every Tuesday, 8pm

The offer: 5 complimentary drinks for ladies

Where: Sheikh Zayed Road

What we like: When there’s live entertainment, this place livens up like a rodeo. There’s a rustic charm here with bar stools and barrels – a regular watering hole for many.

For reservations, call +971 4 228 5598

31. Original Wings & Rings

Every Wednesday, 8pm to 12am

The offer: Enjoy 3 free drinks on the house

Where: Liberty House, DIFC

What we like: With foosball, arcade games and a great Tequila Sunrise, OW&R is ideal for activity-based reunions and casual drinks.

For reservations, call +971 4 359 6900

32. McGettigan’s

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Every Wednesday, 8pm to 1am

The offer: Get 5 free selected beverages from 8pm on

Where: Dubai World Trade Centre Area

What we like: Live music and sing-along opportunities galore. Arrive early if you want a bit of quiet time for conversation. Outdoor seating’s quieter.

For reservations, call +971 4 378 0800

33. Maya Modern Mexican Kitchen

Every Sunday, 7pm to 11pm

The offer: If you arrive between 7pm and 11pm, enjoy 3 free drinks from a Senorita menu [until 2am] + pass around canapes.

Where: Le Royal Meridien Beach Resort & Spa

What we like: The outdoor terrace bar overlooks the beach and the indoor interior is elegant and cosy – perfect for cooler weather. The drinks menu is refreshing and available only at the bar.

No reservations.

34. SoHo Bar & Grill

Every Tuesday, 7pm to 10pm
The offer: Unlike others, this ladies night offer is on food! Ladies eat dinner for a dirham every Tuesday night from a special menu. Conditions: You need to book a table in advance and order alcoholic beverages on the side.

Where: SoHo Bar & Grill, Century Village

What we like: The dedicated Irish/Century Village parking space makes visits easier with options to extend the evening into a night cap at Irish bars next door.

For reservations, call O4 286 8520

35. Story Dubai

Every Tuesday, 7pm to 11pm

The offer: Ladies drink free all night

Where: Story Rooftop Lounge, Media City

What we like: Casual and neon, this space inspires bar-side conversations with friends and strangers alike. The bartenders are accommodating and might even make you drinks off the menu.

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