Best Nightlife

Out of all the clubs and bars in a city, 10Best narrows the options to those places with the most appeal and the best reputations. We offer a carefully vetted selection to let you explore Dubai nightlife on your own. If time is really tight, though, and you don't have the leisure to look through all our offerings, we present our Dubai Best Nightlife list. Here, we distill the best businesses down to a special selection of ten. These places promise a stellar experience and a taste of the city that you just can't miss.


A trendy nightclub boasting authentic Arabic-style decor and an eclectic selection of live music and traditional dance. The brightly hued Kasbar raises three levels, the upper two of which boast ornate terraces that overlook the oft-oscillating...  Read More

Dubai's famous Irish Village recreates the look, feel and charm of a traditional pub, easily making it a favorite watering hole among expats. The pub grub is just as it ought to be, simple and hearty. Outdoor seating gets packed in winter. Small...  Read More

Chill Lounge

While Bur Dubai might strike you as an unlikely location for a chic rooftop lounge, that's only because you haven't yet been to Chill. Located on top of the Royal Ascot Hotel, Chill blends a mixture of quirky design influences, from fake grass...  Read More


Popular, but not uncomfortably packed with revelers, Zinc seems to attract a fair number of flight crew members who appreciate the laid-back atmosphere. It's a dance club, to be sure, with the requisite stylish industrial-type décor, but the...  Read More

Rock Bottom Cafe

Sometimes multiple personalities are a good thing. Take Rock Bottom Café, for instance. Throughout the day, it's a family-friendly, American-style restaurant with casual 70s-era décor. As night falls, DJs and house bands get the partiers...  Read More

Apartment Lounge

Despite a few identity crises in past years, the Apartment has managed to return to the top of the "exclusive nightclubs" roster. Two separate spaces appeal to those who prefer to chill out with a martini as well as those who would rather throw...  Read More

Airport - Dxb

When you walk in, you might think, "Perhaps they took the name too far," but there's something to be said for this underground bar with curved walls and portholes that suggest a (you guessed it!) submarine. The cool industrial finish meshes well...  Read More


This classy venue (think French Renaissance-meets-Baroque, if you can) brings more than a dash of Parisian chic to the club scene. A firm favorite of the swankier demographic of the Lebanese community, this is a dressy place that keeps things...  Read More

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