Dear alcohol fans and enthusiasts, prepare for your next bar crawl. Dubai may have been known till now as the shopping capital of the Middle East, but it is evolving. Dubai is taking on new roles. One such new role is, as the best city for a pint of cold beer poured fresh from the tap. Or to get a nice tall glass of champagne, wine, or amazing cocktail prepared by a world-class mixologist.
But which are the best bars in Dubai that are worth your visit, you may ask? This is where we come in.
The list of some of the best bars in Dubai
McGettigan’s Irish Bar
From the best whiskeys to dry stout beers, the Irish certainly know what they are doing. World over, Irish bars are considered the most happening spots, thanks to their world-class hospitality. And Mc Gettigan’s is no exception. McGettigan’s is known for its uplifting energy, entering this bar will put a smile on your face. From amazing cocktails, bar foods to a great service, this spot has it all! With multiple locations across Dubai, you will indeed find yourself at McGettigans if you are on a bar crawl.
Barasti is one of the most amazing and vibrant bars in Dubai. Located alongside the beach at Dubai’s Marina stretch. From watching live sports matches in the outdoor seating area to enjoying melodious live music indoors. This bar can create the perfect vibe for every individual customer that walks in its doors. Also, the bar has its own stretch of private beach– “The Barasti Beach” and a swimming pool is just a cherry on top of the cake. Enjoy amazing handcrafted drinks and scrumptious dishes as you slowly watch the sun go down in the sea. But that is not where the fun ends; every night at Barasti is a party night where you are entertained by live music played by some of the best DJs in the world.
Belgian Beer Cafe
Belgian Beer Cafe is not just an establishment that serves amazing cocktails, beer, and food; It is an experience in itself. Walking in through the doors of this beer cafe will transport you to Belgium from the early 1920s. The whole establishment is designed to make you travel back in time without any of the repercussions of time travel. The only repercussion you will experience after a night here will be the mean hangover the next morning.
The Irish Village
The fact that there are two Irish bars on this list must speak clearly in favor of the Irish and their alcohol culture. The Irish village brings a slice of Ireland to Dubai’s Al Garhoud and Studio city. Regardless of whether you choose to sit inside the customary wooden bar or outside on the porch above the grassy knoll and lake, you will be swept up by the casual and friendly atmosphere, delicious food and drinks, and traditional Irish music being played on the premises. Experience the Irish love and hospitality and enjoy a pint of Guinness or some whiskey while you listen to the fiddle being played.
From breakfast, brunch to late-night parties, Zero Gravity does it all. From enjoying a mimosa at brunch to vodka shots vodka late in the night while dancing around to some of the best music, you have ever heard. As soon as you walk in, you will understand why Zero Gravity is considered one of the best bar in Dubai with a pool and beachside zone. The vibes here are impeccable. A night spent here partying will stay in your memories for years to come.
Asia Asia at Pier 7
Asia Asia is not just a bar, restaurant/lounge; it is a Pan Asian journey. From the decor to the dishes and cocktails, everything is inspired by exotic Asian countries like China, Japan, Thailand, Persia, and Bali. Powered by the characteristic Asian desire for perfection this establishment has quickly gained fame as one of the most happening and the best bar in Dubai for those who want to enjoy their drinks on a sophisticated night out. Asia Asia will cater to your every demand and whim, from regularly scheduled ladies’ nights to exclusive lounges for a more premium VIP experience.
As fun as it is to get drunk while partying in a bar, we would like to remind you to drink responsibly. But most important of all, remember to enjoy and have a great time! Do not drink and drive; either have a designated driver around or hail a cab back home.