Dubai is home to some amazing bars. Many of the more sumptuous, sophisticated bars are regular haunts of celebrities from all over the world, socialites and fashionista. Listed below are four of the best bars in Dubai.
With its dark wood paneling, plum leather walls, and patterned carpets, Hendricks Bar at the Four Seasons has a classical, sophisticated feel, not unlike like an English gentlemen’s club. It has the most wide-ranging selection of gins in Dubai. Ask the bartender to craft you one of their famous gin cocktails.
Hendricks Bar radiates an aura of elegant affluence. Sit back, cut a cigar and enjoy!
Located on the seventh floor of the Conrad Hotel, Vii Dubai is a terrace bar and lounge with a wonderfully unique attraction: a secret garden at the end of a short tunnel. Lush with greenery, with a transparent roof, the garden of Vii Dubai is the perfect place for romantic star-gazing.
Sumptuous furnishings – golden armchairs and ornate mirrors – cater perfectly for Vii Dubai’s upmarket clientele. A resident DJ completes the ensemble.
This lounge bar and Asian cuisine restaurant is located at the heart of Dubai Marina in the luxurious Grosvenor House. It dazzles with its red and gold chandeliers, and floor-to-ceiling windows offer stunning panoramic views of the Gulf and Dubai Marina. An iconic, 4-metre gold statue Buddha stands proud of place in the restaurant; gold Chinese dragons festoon the bar.
Enjoy a fabulous range of handcrafted cocktails to the sound of Buddha Bar’s famous chill-out vibes.
Bahri translates as ‘views of the sea.’ So-named for its spectacular views of the Gulf from the Arabic Terrace, Bahri Bar offers one of the best views in Dubai of the Burj Al Arab. Watch the sun go down in golden splendour while you sip on your favourite cocktail.
Bahri Bar oozes chic Arabian style, with its Persian rugs and dark wood furnishings. Expect soothing jazz and soul music to help you relax.