Top 10 bars in Dubai where you can dress to impress

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Top 10 bars in Dubai where you can dress to impress - Keep Dining

Time to don your LBD and high heels and have a night on the town. Keep Dining Magazine shares the top 10 bars in Dubai!

Tribeca – Ocean View Hotel, JBR

Looking for a trendy night out then head over to Tribeca, a chic urban bar and restaurant with a New York style interior. Saunter over to the lounge and book yourself a table, you can perch on one of their deep leather couches, or stand at one of the tables closer to the bar, showing off your perfectly selected shoes. Trendy and stylish this bar is a great place to hang out in style.

Little Black Door – The Conrad Hotel

If you are looking for a bar with an atmosphere of sleek elegance and laid back charm, then Little Black Door in the Conrad Hotel is the place to go.  This bar serves up quirky cocktails in a cool gentlemen’s club style interior, the perfect place to dress to impress in your Little Black Dress to go to Little Black Door.

Karma Kafé – Souk Al Bahar

Book your table on the balcony at Karma Kafé and sit in your best togs with a view of the Burj Khalifa and fountains by night, the ultimate destination bar. The décor is kitsch Asian, with a wall lined with glowing Buddhas and the cocktails are a delicious accompaniment to an evening of great conversation in a cool yet sumptuous setting.

Vesna – The Conrad Hotel

Vesna in The Conrad Hotel is a bar where you just want to be dressed up, the décor screams luxury, with long velvet curtains and gold-framed mirrors, you just know you are in for a treat of an evening. Even the chinaware is beautifully designed with their signature floral pattern. The wine and cocktail menu has been carefully selected and is a great combination of classic and modern, this is a bar where you can easily spend the evening conversing with friends whilst listening to the live singer.

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Zuma – DIFC

Time and time again Zuma is hailed as one of the best nightspots in Dubai. Firstly, it is recognised for its superb pan Asian cuisine and cocktails, and secondly for its lively and sultry atmosphere. This is one of the places to be seen, so dress up in your finest, get the gang together and book yourself a table at this not to be missed restaurant.

Jetty Lounge – The One & Only

The elegant Jetty Lounge is a beautiful place to go for a date night out. Reserve your table on the beachfront just before sunset and sashay down the walk to your spot. The view is absolutely stunning and the Lounge is a perfect blend of traditional Arabic with modern lighting and furnishings, a truly classy night out.

VII Terrace Lounge – The Conrad Hotel

VII’s Alice in Wonderland-esq terrace is a stunning roof top bar where you will want to dress to impress. You follow a tunnel of foliage, with a chandelier hanging into the centre onto their impressive terrace bar. Either reserve a table in a cozy corner or stand around the central bar for a little bit of posing, this is the ideal bar to stand around and chat for an upmarket evening out.


BOCA is a classy wine bar in the heart of DIFC, and it is an excellent place to head to in your post work finest. The restaurant is modern sleek whilst the terrace is romantic with strings of lights hung through the trees, an elegant and trendy place to spend an evening with friends sharing a bottle (or two) of wine.

Zengo – Le Royal Meridien Beach Resort

Zengo is the perfect place to go for a dressed up night out with your friends. The atmosphere is sultry and understated with a modern Japanese feel; you can reserve a booth for a more private dining experience or sit out on the terrace overlooking JBR. The food is excellent and the cocktails are delicious, we highly recommend this bar for a night out.

Okku – The H Hotel

If you are looking for a cool bar vibe with great music and drinks then Okku is the place for you. This Japanese style bar is a fun night out especially if you fancy a bit of a dance. Reserve your table for dinner then head down to the bar; they will either have their resident DJ or an eclectic selection of hit songs. A great place to dress up and have a good time.

If you want more suggestions have a look at our Top 10 Outdoor Dining in Dubai.

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