Balancing A Regular Life with Extreme WANDERLUST

Historically, Irish pubs are famous for their vibrant and friendly atmosphere and The Irish Village is no exception. Plus who would want to give ‘one of the greatest meeting places in the world’, (as rated by Newsweek) a miss?

Whether you decide to sit inside the traditional pub or out in the garden overlooking a lake, this old world pub has its own story to tell. Soak in a bit of Ireland on your trip to Dubai!



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Belgian Beer Café’s old fashioned beer taps, intricately carved woodwork and antique floor tiles take you to the heart of Belgium’s beer culture. This one-of-a-kind setup is relaxed and offers one of the greatest views for any bar in all of Dubai.


The beer café offers a wide range of Belgian specialty ales, ranging from the renowned brands to lesser known batch brews. Try Hoegaarden or Belle Vue Kriek off the tap

A pub crawl is a fantastic way of exploring alien cities, meeting new people and letting your hair down. Here is an itinerary that takes you through a few of Dubai’s bustling nightlife hotspots – from Festival City to Dubai Marina. Remember to stay safe with this Pub Crawl Guide to Dubai!

3) The Irish Village, Al Garhoud

The far the most exuberant and classy from among the Buddha Bars worldwide, this hip bar has become one of the most popular bars in Dubai Marina. Complete with its intricate interiors, lively music and creative cocktails, Buddha Bar is perfect to drop by for a quick drink.


If you are into your sake and Japanese whiskey, then you’re in for a treat because the shelves are bursting with the stuff. The signatures cocktails - Maha Bodhi, Cloud Nine and Goa Masala are all done well.

4) Trader Vic’s, Souk Madinat Jumeriah

One of the most popular and certainly the liveliest of venues in Dubai, Trader Vic’s USP is its Polynesian setting and the live music. Pleasingly loud music.

Trader Vic’s is a low lit nightspot that regularly showcases some of the brightest local talent that string mean tunes. The crowd is electric and the vibe is infectious – perfect for a groovy evening.


The Original Mai Tai will get you in the groove. Follow it up with a Tiki Puka Puka, and you’ll set the dance floor on fire.

Zero Gravity is a unique restaurant-meets-lounge-meets-beachclub set right next to Skydive Dubai Dropzone. With a fantastic blend of an electric vibe and tasteful beats, Zero Gravity offers space to bliss out and clink drinks in outstanding surroundings, overlooking exceptional views.

The venue regularly hosts performances by DJs from all over the world. Make sure you’ve got your dancing shoes on!


Crack open Champagne, you’ve lasted the night Trooper!

1) Belgian Beer Café, Dubai Festival City

2) Hard Rock Café, Dubai Festival City

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5) Zero Gravity, JBR

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5) Buddha Bar, Dubai Marina

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The iconic, rock-themed chain of restaurants was started in London, in 1971 with the idea of opening a place where you could hang loose and 'be yourself'. Hard Rock Café Dubai lets you do just that.

With its world famous rock inspired decor and a vast collection of memorabilia from some of the greatest rock legends lining the walls, this particular venue is a dream come true for music lovers.


Go for gold with the Ultimate Long Island Iced Tea.

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