13 daily treats to see you through the week
This bar has industrial-style décor inside with sofas and stunning views out over Dubai Marina from its Pier 7 perch. Get selected drinks for Dhs27 from 5pm until 8pm every day, and pints for Dhs33. Then you can watch the world go by, gawking out at vistas. → Daily 5pm-8pm. Pier 7, Dubai Marina (04 361 8129).
Lock, Stock & Barrel JBR – The Walk
Our current Bar of the Year winner, and sister outlet to the Barsha Heights original, this frankly massive bar serves up one frankly massive happy hour. Enjoy buy one, get one free discounts on house drinks every day from 4pm until 8pm, except on Saturday and Sunday when the happiness starts at 2pm.
→ Sat-sun 2pm-8pm, Mon-fri 4pm-8pm. Rixos Premium Dubai, JBR (04 392 7120).
THURSDAY Eve Penthouse and Lounge
This new spot on Dubai Creek offers up a 50 percent discount on select house drinks from 4.30pm until 7pm every day. Head to this swanky rooftop bar with views out over the Creek and Downtown Dubai at the Hyatt Regency, Dubai Creek Heights, and you can get food plates for Dhs89.
→ Daily 4.30pm-7pm. Hyatt Regency Dubai Creek Heights, Deira (04 553 1214).
Le Petit Belge
It’s one of the top bars in JLT, and has a brilliant happy hour offering 30 percent off practically every drink in the place. The new happy hour deal now includes premium draught hops and apples, as well as premium short drinks, grape and more.
→ Daily 4pm-8pm. Pullman Jumeirah Lakes Towers Hotel & Residences, Cluster T, JLT (04 242 7794).
FRIDAY Barrel 12
The Palm is home to some cracking bars, not least this airy, industrial sports bar that dishes up a daily happy hour offering selected hops and grape for Dhs27.
→ Wed-sun 4pm-7pm, Mon-tue 4pm-8pm. Palm Views East, Palm Jumeirah (04 552 4000).
Vista Bar & Terrace
Well, this bar’s absolute selling point is its sprawling terrace with cracking views out from Dubai Festival City over towards the Downtown Dubai skyline. And, you can get 50 percent off drinks from 6pm
WHAT IS IT... Cargo WHY GO... Drinks from Dhs27 and cracking views
until 8pm Thursday through until Sunday.
→ Thu-sun 6pm-8pm. Intercontinental Dubai Festival City (04 701 1127).
SATURDAY Beau Rivage Bar
This new arrival on the Business Bay scene offers draught hops for Dhs32, and select grape and mixed drinks for Dhs25 every day of the week from 5pm until 8pm.
→ Daily 5pm-8pm. Grand Millennium Business Bay (04 873 3334).
The Golden Lion
Sat amid this iconic cruise liner the QE2, this classic pub has a happy hour to savour everyday except Fridays. Get two-forone on glasses of hops and grape from 4pm until 8pm.
→ Sat-thu 4pm-8pm. Port Rashid, Deira (04 526 8888).
SUNDAY The Underground
It’s a daily happy hour for you to enjoy whenever you’d like at our Best Sports Bar 2018, but Sundays at this British-themed bar are all about the footy. Get selected drinks from Dhs30..
→ Daily 4pm-8pm. Habtoor Grand Resort – Autograph Collection, JBR (04 399 5000).
Lofty views, swanky décor, tonnes of pool tables and a daily happy hour running from 5pm to 8pm (and 2am on Mondays), offering two-for-one on drinks, and games of pool. → Daily 5pm-8pm, Mon 5pm-2am. Media One Hotel, Dubai Media City (04 443 5403).
TUESDAY Brunswick Eatery, Bar, Terrace
10,000 fils (that’s Dhs100), 10,000 seconds (that’s 2 hours and 47 minutes) for unlimited hops, grape, mixed drinks and even bao buns – for a weird twist.
→ Dhs100. Daily 5pm7.47pm. Sheraton Mall of the Emirates Hotel, Al Barsha (056 404 0685).