Forget your dirhams, you can pay for a drink with cucumbers today

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More than 40 venues across the city are taking part…

DXB Cucumber Day is returning today, Wednesday October 10, which as well as meaning you should probably fill your lunchbox with a little more greenery. It also means you’ll be able to trade a cucumber for a drink at a number of venue’s across the city. 

Spearheaded by a British gin brand, DXB Cucumber Day allows Dubai residents to hand over a cucumber in exchange for a gin and tonic across more than forty venues around the city.

Want to know where’s taking part? Highlights include pubs such as The Irish Village, Fibber Magee’s and Copper Dog, while you can also head to some swankier spots including Beefbar, Siddharta Lounge and Play.

Here is a full list of bars and restaurants that will be accepting the long green fruit as legal tender:
> Barasti
> BB Social Dining
> Bleu Blanc by David Myers
> Beefbar
> Billionaire Mansion
> Bridgewater Tavern
> Buddha Bar
> Café Belge
> Cargo
> Carnival by Tresind
> Copper Dog
> Crab Market
> Dubliners
> Fibber Magee’s
> folly by Nick & Scott
> Garden on 8
> Irish Village
> JB’s Gastropub
> Level 44
> Lucky Voice
> Maison Mathis
> Marina Social
> McGettigan’s (DWTC, JBR, JLT, Madinat Jumeirah)
> Mercury Lounge
> Molecule
> Observatory
> Pizza Express (JLT & Business Bay)
> PLAY
> Poppy by David Myers
> Qwerty
> Ramusake
> Ribs & Brew
> Rockfish
> Rose & Crown
> The Shoreditch
> Siddharta Lounge
> Soho Garden
> The Maine 
> Treehouse
> Tribeca
> The Vault
> Vista Bar & Terrace
> Warehouse
> West Beach

That’s a whole lot of cucumbers…

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