20 gents' nights to try in Dubai
For when your guy mates say they never get a good deal…
While Dubai ladies’ nights are a long-standing tradition, gents’ nights are something brand new, but they’re popping up all over the city. As well as complimentary drinks, there are dinner deals, free pool and two-for-one offers.
Here are 20 gents’ nights to try in Dubai. Don’t say we never treat you, guys…
Wednesdays from 8pm until midnight are gents’ nights at Aji. Gather the lads for a gentlemanly evening indulging in Nikkei flavours. You’ll get two cocktails on the house and 20 per cent off food from the a la carte menu.
Club Vista Mare, Palm Jumeirah, Dubai. Wednesdays, 8pm until midnight. Tel: (04) 552 0244. aji.ae
Brothaus Bakery Bistro
For Men’s Night Out at Brothaus, indulge in two-for-one food items and house drinks. Perfect for an after work catch-up.
Steigenberger Hotel, Business Bay, Dubai, Mondays, 6pm to 11pm. Tel: (04) 369 0000. steigenberger.com
Guy Fieri’s Kitchen & Bar
This is a great option for guys looking for a relaxed night out. Order your favourite burger with unlimited hops for two hours for Dhs99. The restaurant is connected to the cinema – where you’re allowed to eat Guy’s food – so you can catch a movie if you like,
Guy Fieri’s Kitchen & Bar at Reel Cinemas, Jebel Ali Recreation Club, next to Ibn Battuta Mall, Jebel Ali, Dubai, Wednesdays, 7pm to 9pm, Dhs99. Tel: (04) 449 1903. reelcinemas.ae
The Sunday Gent’s Retreat gets men 50 per cent off the menu.
Crowne Plaza, Sheikh Zayed Road, Dubai, Sundays, 9pm to 2am. Tel: (04) 305 6843. fundining.ae
Hunter’s Room & Grill
It’s Gentlemen’s Night every Tuesday from 6pm to 10.45pm, when men get 50 per cent off meats or a bottle of wine. Come with a mate because there need to be more than two men to avail the offer. Happy eating!
The Westin Dubai, Mina Seyahi, Dubai, Tuesdays, 6pm to 10.45pm. Tel: (04) 511 7373. marriott.com
Sundays’ Gentlemen’s Night offers a generous 25 per cent off food and drinks from 8pm to 11pm, with happy hour offering 30 per cent off house drinks from 12pm to 8pm. There are 20 screens to catch the game from too, if you like.
Towers Rotana, Sheikh Zayed Road, Dubai. Sundays, 8pm to 11pm. Tel: (04) 343 8000. rotana.com
It’s time for the dudes to belt out a few tunes. Gather the ‘Wolf Pack’ for the Workin’ 9 to 5 deal that offers every group booking of ten or more a free litre of grape, a bucket of ten brews, and any three pizzas. You’ll want to book in advance.
Grand Millennium Dubai, Barsha Heights, Dubai. Wednesday and Thursday, 5pm to 9pm. Tel: (800) 58259. luckyvoice.ae
It’s all about the boys on Tuesdays. Lad’s Night at The Den gets guys buy-one-get-one-free offers on house drinks, and a special slider menu served in portions of three, six, nine, 15 and 24 to suit groups of friends. There’s also free pool all night.
The Den, McGettigan’s DWTC, Dubai World Trade Centre, Tuesdays, 7pm to 11pm. Tel:(800) 6247. mcgettigans.com
Oeno Wine Bar
It’s Himsville on Thursday at this upmarket wine bar. For men, that means eating as much as they like, and drinking as many brews as they desire for Dhs249. This generous spot will also give ladies three free drinks.
The Westin Dubai, Mina Seyahi, Dubai. Thursdays, 8pm to 11pm. Tel: (04) 511 7373. Taxi: Westin Dubai. marriott.com
Get drunched at the Gents Drunch every Tuesday from 9pm. Dhs199 gets you a two-hour package inclusive of food and drink.
Souk Madinat Jumeirah, Dubai. Tuesdays, 9pm to 1am, Dhs199. Tel: (04) 430 8550. publique.ae
The ‘Don’t Wait Up’ lads’ night takes place every Wednesday at Q43. For just Dhs99, boys get a burger and a drink, or a choice of three dishes and free pool all night. Those that head down early can enjoy buy-one-get-one-free drinks deals from 5pm to 8pm.
Media One Hotel, Media City, Dubai, Wednesdays 5pm to 3am. Tel: (04) 443 5403. Q43dubai.com
Madmen is one of the slickest after-work gents’ nights in the city. Boys get two free glasses while listening to a soundtrack that’s smoother than chocolate mousse.
Media One Hotel, Media City, Dubai, Mondays 6pm to 8pm. Tel: (04) 427 1000. mediaonehotel.com
For men who enjoy the finer things in life, Casks & Cubans offers discerning gentlemen a cigar and 12-years Single Scottish Malt pairing on Mondays. Why, thank you, kind sir.
Meliã Desert Palm, Warsan 2, Dubai, Mondays, 5pm to midnight, Dhs125 until 28 December 2018. Tel: (04) 602 9303. desertpalm.ae
Ruth’s Chris Steakhouse
Men of Dubai get 25 per cent off main courses, and buy-one-get-one-free offers on selected drinks every Monday at this long-standing steakhouse.
The Address Dubai Marina, Dubai. Mondays, 8pm to midnight. Tel: (04) 454 9538. ruthschris.ae
Sip on whisky from the tasting menu for Dhs40 per drink every Wednesday at this retro seventies bark on The Creek.
Park Hyatt Dubai, Dubai Creek, Dubai, Wednesdays, 5pm to 9pm. Tel: (04) 602 1234. hyatt.com
The Underground Pub
On Sunday it’s Man’s Day, replete with a billiard competition and Dhs30 on selected drinks – all day. Yes, please.
Habtoor Grand Hotel, JBR, Dubai, Sundays, 5pm to 8pm. Tel: (04) 399 5000. marriott.com
On Saturdays at The Vault, guys can start their evening with a complimentary selected drink and enjoy special beverage offers available throughout the evening, while enjoying glistening views of the city skyline and live entertainment from DJ Saif Smokingroove.
71st and 72nd floors, JW Marriott Marquis Dubai, Business Bay, Saturdays from 8pm until 11pm. Tel: (04) 414 3000. jwmarriottmarquisdubailife.com
Men receive two free drinks plus half-price discounts on main courses every Tuesday, so we recommend that you
eat, drink and be merry.
JW Marriot Marquis Tower, Business Bay, Dubai, Tuesdays, 7.30pm until late. Tel: (04) 560 1700. weslodge.ae
Gather your squad and get down to The Man Cave at WXYZ where you get a complimentary welcome bevvie while the resident DJ gets the floor warmed up every Tuesday. You can keep the party going after that for Dhs25 a brew.
Aloft City Centre Deira, Dubai, Tuesdays, 4pm to 1am. Tel: (04) 210 3333. marriott.com
Channel your inner Aussie and enjoy a wild night at Yalumba’s ‘Outback Wednesday’ gents’ night that serves up an all-you-eat Aussie feast from 7pm to 10pm for just Dhs99 for food, with selected brews costing a wallet-friendly Dhs25 each.
Le Meridien Dubai Hotel & Conference Centre Airport Road, Dubai. Thursdays, 7pm to 11pm. Tel: (04) 702 2455. yalumbadubai.com