Dubai's highest rooftop lounge to open at The H Hotel this month
Looking down on the world is hardly a new experience in Dubai. But at The H Hotel you’ll soon be able to do it from outside as 40Kong, the highest contemporary open-air rooftop cocktail lounge and restaurant in the Emirate opens its doors.
Situated on the 40th floor at One Sheikh Zayed Road, the new hotspot claims to take guests on a ‘an audio journey from sunset to the early hours’, catering for everyone from post-work drinkers to late-night revellers. Food with an international theme will also be served.
“We envisioned a venue where Dubai’s elegant crowds can meet to take in the spectacular views of this cosmopolitan city,” Philippe d’Amat, General Manager of the lounge explains. “We then made that a reality on the highest rooftop there is. 40Kong was born out of the idea to create something new, through everything from its signature drinks and food to the design of the space and interiors – and the end result is a space unique not only in location but in what we are adding to the Dubai scene.”
In a statement announcing the opening, 40Kong says: “With options of low lounge seating to capture the sunset or sat up high at the bar to gain uninterrupted access to the stunning views, all whilst listening to the smooth tunes or live sounds of 40Kong, this urban space will not fail to impress.”
Accessed by an exclusive panoramic glass elevator, the experience of 40Kong starts from the moment you arrive at The H Hotel.
The official date of launch is yet to be announced, but it is expected to be by the end of January.
40Kong, Floor 40 The H Hotel, Sheikh Zayed Road, Dubai. Tel: (05) 0297 2097. Metro: World Trade Centre. Taxi: The H Hotel. 5pm–3am, Sunday–Saturday. facebook.com/40kong
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