Best in Dubai is an annual event celebrating the people’s choice in everything from restaurants to sporting clubs. You, the readers, get to give your seal of approval by casting your votes for what you believe to be the best Dubai has to offer. Once shortlisted by our expert judges, nominees can only win if you say so!
One of our favourite categories is Best Ladies' Nights, not least because we get to try all the best ones - and you can too! Let us know which of these amazing ladies' nights are your favourites by voting here...
Hurry! Voting closes at 6pm on Thursday 24 November.
We love the free cocktails at this hot haunt. They even serve strawberry daiquiri's on Tuesday, mojitos on Wednesday and when the weekend rolls around it's cosmos on Thursday and Friday. Ahh, hello sleep-ins on the weekend. So enjoy a few cosmos and catch up on the goss before hitting the dance floor. This place has some seriously cool tunes. So, grab your hottest girlfriends and dress to impress, if you want to recreate a proper Sex and the City night out, Dubai-style. We love Blends!
INFO: 7pm to 12am every Tuesday, Thursday and Friday. The Address Dubai Marina, Dubai Marina. For more information visit www.theaddress.com or call 04 436 7777.
2. Voda Bar
Tuesdays is ladies’ night and the happy hour deal couldn’t get any better in this swish location. Voda Bar is the hottest addition to Dubai’s nightlife and with buy-one-get-one-free deals for men and unlimited beverages for women from 9pm to midnight, what’s not to love?
INFO: 9pm to midnight, Tuesday. Zabeel Saray, Palm Jumeriah. For more information visit www.jumeirah.com or call 04 453 0444.
3. Horizon Lounge
Free champagne? Stunning views? Strawberries and cream? Yes, please! Horizon Lounge dishes up a fab ladies night and it all happens around the stylish poolside.
The mid-week event is a must-add to any calendar if you’re looking for a spot to catch up with friends. So sit back, chill out and let the bubbly flow all night. It’s almost therapeutic!
INFO: 6pm to 3am, Tuesday. Habtoor Grand, Dubai Marina. For more information visit www.grandjumeirah.habtoorhotels.com or call 04 408 4444.
Moroc is one of the newest ladies nights on the menu and it’s always buzzing. Situated at the Ibn Battuta Gate Hotel, Tuesdays at this bar are all about the free-flowing vodka cocktails.
Settle into the social crowd that welcomes Dubai’s it pack and enjoy the midweek indulgence. The best bit is that the guys are taken care of too. Moroc offers the fellas drink deals on Peroni, Laurent-Perrier champagne and Smirnoff vodka. So what are you waiting for?
INFO: 8pm to 10pm, Tuesday. Ibn Battuta Gate Hotel, The Gardens. For more information visit www.moevenpick-hotels.com or call 04 444 0000.
5. Tamanya Terrace
Head to the rooftop to relax over bubbles, gossip and fun music. The twinkling lights over Media City make the perfect backdrop for a night out especially when you’re kicking back after work. Tuesday nights enjoy three complimentary glasses of bubbly from 5pm. On Thursdays, ladies dressed in pink can enjoy a free drink for their outfit efforts. So enjoy a mid-week break and an end-of-week celebration at Tamanya Terrace.
INFO: 5pm onwards Tuesdays and Thursdays. Radisson Blu Hotel, Dubai Media City, Dubai Media City. For more information visit www.radissonblu.com or call 04 366 9111.
This lounge and restaurant is one of the hottest ladies nights in town. There’s an impressive menu of delish food and an even more impressive DJ line-up. Tuesday is ladies night so girls get to the uber stylish club now to enjoy complimentary drinks from 10.30pm.
It’s no wonder this place is always buzzing with stylish peeps.
INFO: 10.30pm to 1am, Tuesday. The Monarch Dubai, Sheikh Zayed Road. For more information visit www.amikalounge.com or call 04 354 4005.
7. Mingle at Left Bank
Enjoy five cocktails for Dhs5 at Mingle at Leftbank on Wednesday nights. From 8pm to 10pm, ladies you can choose any SKYY cocktail you can wrap your fingers around. The popular haunt in Downtown Dubai is perfect for getting into the groove with R’n’B tunes and pop remixes too.
INFO: Left Bank, Souk Al Bahar. For more information visit www.emiratesleisureretail.com/Brands/LeftBank.aspx or call 04 368 4501.
Imported wines are the rule rather than the exception at Oeno. The cellar at this wine bar is stocked exclusively with international wines that only The Westin has and come Tuesday night they serve up three free glasses of their sparkling house wine to ladies. Oh and did we mention they have an amazing cheese room too. With fromage from the floor to ceiling make sure you get a wine to match and enjoy. Also choose from the aperitifs menu packed full of liqueurs and vintage champagnes.
INFO: The Westin. For more information visit www.starwoodhotels.com/westin/property/dining/index.html?propertyID=3034 or call 04 399 4141.
Brace yourself for a mid-week party! Wednesday at Zinc is all about sharing Russia’s favourite spirit. Rock up to the hot spot with five of your gal pals and receive a free bottle of voddy, plus mixers, to share at your VIP table. Or perhaps bubbly is more your style? Well, Zinc serves up the bubbles until 1am too. What’s not to love about this place?
INFO: 10pm to 1am, Wednesday. Crowne Plaza, Sheikh Zayed Road, Dubai. For more information visit www.crowneplaza.com or call 050 1515 609.
10. Rock Bottom Cafe
Tuck into a plate of sushi, teppanyaki or the robata grill as you settle in for ladies night at the Rock Bottom Cafe. The self-confessed “dine and dance” hot spot at the Ramee Rose Hotel in Al Barsha is the perfect place to catch up with friends while listening to fab music. Sunday from 10pm to 1am is free bullfrog night and on Tuesday ladies get free vodka-inspired drinks.
INFO: Ramee Rose Hotel, Al Barsha. For more information visit www.rameehotels.com/ramee-rose-hotel/dining-entertainment/338 or call 04 450 0111.