It’s that time of the year again, when the weather cools down and you start looking around for gorgeous outdoor spots to hang out with the mates. Well, look no further as we round up some epic venues across Dubai that are perfect for the cooler months ahead.
CÉ LA VI
Counted as one of Dubai’s most stylish rooftop bars, the award-winning brand, CÉ LA VI continues to pull in crowds–not only for its exceptional views of the Central Business District, but also as a contemporary Asian restaurant helmed by some of the finest chefs in Southeast Asia.
Location: Level 54, Address Sky View Hotel | Contact info: 04-582 6111
If you can’t resist a good view of the Creek, Cielo offers you plenty of it. With its picturesque location on the rooftop of Dubai Creek Golf & Yacht Club, this is the perfect place to chill out after a hard day or week at work. The vibe changes to upbeat by night.
Location: Dubai Creek Golf & Yacht Club | Contact info: 04-416 1800
La Cantine Du Faubourg
Fans of authentic French cuisine are all too familiar with chic eatery La Cantine Du Faubourg. Having reopened its massive outdoor terrace right in time for the cooler weather, you can now soak up incredible views of the beautiful Jumeirah Emirates Towers. Perfect spot for kicking back with a drink (or two!).
Location: Jumeirah Emirates Towers, DIFC | Contact info: 04-352 7105
Bringing authentic Latin American cuisine and vibes to Dubai, La Mezcaleria boasts spectacular views of the Burj Khalifa. Located on the 27th floor of The Oberoi, look forward to great food, chilled drinks and top city views at the Mexican hotspot on any given night.
Location: The Oberoi Hotel, Business Bay | Contact info: 050-423 4044
Enjoy panoramic views of Dubai’s skyline from this swanky lounge located on the 43rd floor of Four Points by Sheraton Sheikh Zayed Road. The award-winning Level 43 is known to offer views of some of Dubai’s most famous landmarks including both Burjs.
Location: Four Points by Sheraton Sheikh Zayed Road | Contact info: 056-414 2213
Missippi’s Pool Bar & Social Hub
There’s plenty to love about Dubai’s newest tropical poolside spot, Missippi’s. With its epic Insta-worthy vibes and live entertainment, this “new-age urban oasis” provides the perfect refuge from all that daily routine. There’s also a top notch breakfast menu worth checking out!
Location: Avani Ibn Battuta Dubai Hotel | Contact info: 055-269 7351
MOOD Rooftop Lounge
If you love a place with a good view, you’re bound to fall in love with MOOD Rooftop Lounge. The stylish venue offers 180-degree views of Downtown Dubai’s skyline along with an enchanting garden lounge that provides a great escape from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. Sounds like our kind of place!
Location: Meydan Hotel, Nad Al Sheba | Contact info: 054-440 0227
Another creekside hotspot, NOÉPE will give you plenty of Cape Cod vibes and beautiful city views on a night out. The perfect al fresco spot for the cooler months, prepare to be treated to mouthwatering Californian and Nikkei cuisine. There’s also a fantastic drinks menu that’ll keep you coming back for more.
Location: Creek Club Street, Dubai Creek Golf & Yacht Club | Contact info: 04-602 1814
QD’s Bar & Grill
Whether you’re craving shisha or Middle Eastern-inspired cuisine, or maybe both, it simply doesn’t get better than the classic al fresco QD’s Bar & Grill. With spectacular views of the creek, delicious food and top tunes all night long, head to the creekside venue for a fun night out with the mates.
Location: Dubai Creek Golf & Yacht Club | Contact info: 04-526 9011
Sprinkling London’s Soho magic in Dubai city, Soho Garden has become the go-to destination of the city’s hot and happening crowd. The venue is always ‘buzz’ing with events including a fantastic ladies’ night on Wednesdays and R&B Saturday nights. Worth a visit!
Location: Meydan Racecourse Grandstand, Nad Al Sheba | Contact info: 052-388 8849
Perched high up on the 16th floor of the luxurious FIVE Palm Jumeirah Dubai, it is impossible not to make a mention of the spectacular view of Dubai’s skyline from this super swanky venue. Touted as an ‘adults-only day club’, The Penthouse Dubai turns into a vibrant lounge by night. There’s also plenty to look forward to during the week, from a Mask-erade brunch to chilled lounge nights. Put this one on your bucket lists.
Location: FIVE Palm Jumeirah | Contact info: 052-900 4868
The perfect escape for the working crowd in Business Bay; Treehouse is great for catching post-work drinks with the mates. But even on the weekends, you’ll find this rooftop lounge buzzing with the trendy crowd of the city. Don’t miss the stunning view of the Burj Khalifa.
Location: Taj Hotel, Business Bay | Contact info: 04-438 3100
**Strict social distancing measures are to be followed at all venues**
**Call the venue ahead of your visit to confirm new rules and regulations**
*Photos courtesy of venue socials*
Article published: 13th October, 2020