Dubai

โ€œDubai is the commercial hub of Middle East which attracted the worldโ€™s attention through innovative construction projects and sport events. The city is symbolized by its skyscrapers and in addition to ambitious development projects, it also boasts some of the worldโ€™s largest and extraordinary shopping malls.โ€

Off the beaten path guide to

Dubai

Places to See

Aquaventure
10AM to 5:30PM
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Atlantis The Palm - Crescent Rd - Dubai - United Arab Emirates
Waterpark with ziplines and an underwater shark tank slide
Phobia Dubai
12 to 10PM
E311 - Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Rd - Dubai - United Arab Emirates
Family-friendly indoor amusement park offering a full day adventure
Phobia Dubai
11AM to 12AM
Red Diamond Building, office F-112 - Dubai - United Arab Emirates
Timed escape adventure game with clues and riddles played in a group
Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo
10AM to 10PM
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Fish and sea mammals at the Dubai Mall
Dubai Miracle Garden
9AM to 9PM
Al Barsha South 3 - Dubai - United Arab Emirates
Large flower garden open between November and May
Ski Dubai
10AM to 10PM
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Sheikh Zayed Rd - Al BarshaAl Barsha 1 - Dubai - United Arab Emirates
Indoor resort offering skiing and snowboarding in Emirates mall
Desert Safari
9AM to 6PM
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Downtown Dubai - Dubai - United Arab Emirates
Visit the dunes of Dubai on quad bikes, camels or by sandboarding
Jumeirah Beach
9AM to 6PM
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Jumeirah - Dubai - United Arab Emirates
White sand beach offering water activities and a spot to tan

Places to Eat

Toro Toro
12PM to 3AM
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Al Emreef Street, Grosvenor House Dubai - Dubai - United Arab Emirates
Latin American restaurant serving steaks and ceviche
Teatro
12PM to 3AM
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Sheikh Zayed Rd - Trade CentreTrade Centre 1 - Dubai - United Arab Emirates
Fine dining restaurant with an open kitchen
Rice Creamery
12PM to 3AM
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Dar Wasl Mall, Shop No5, Al Wasl Road, jumeirah 2 - Dubai - United Arab Emirates
Cosy shop serving milk-rice desserts with unique flavours
Aprons & Hammers
12PM to 3AM
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Dubai Marina - Dubai - United Arab Emirates
Crabs, lobsters and oysters on a boat
Comptoir 102
12PM to 3AM
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102 Beach Rd, Jumeirah 1 - Dubai - United Arab Emirates
Concept cafe serving healthy vegan and organic dishes in a store
The Beach House
12PM to 3AM
Anantara Resort & Spa, The Palm - Dubai - United Arab Emirates
Restaurant offering great views and serving sheesha by the beach
Tom & Serg
12PM to 3AM
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Al Joud Centre - 15A Street Near ACE Hardware and Burjeel Hospital - Sheikh Zayed Rd - Dubai - United Arab Emirates
Hipster cafe offering eggs Benedict and coffee
Qbara
12PM to 3AM
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Wafi City,Adjacent to Raffles Hotel - Dubai - United Arab Emirates
Lively lounge and bar offering a contemporary take on Arabic cuisine
La Petit Maison
12PM to 3AM
Gate Village No, 8, Dubai International Financial Center - Dubai - United Arab Emirates
Upscale French-Italian restaurant
Mezza House
12PM to 3AM
Yansoon 9,Shaik Muhammad bin Rashid RoadุŒ Near Al Manzil Hotel, Downtown, Dubai - - Dubai - United Arab Emirates
Arabic restaurant with an outdoor terrace for sheesha
La Serre
7AM to 1AM
Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Blvd - Downtown Dubai - Dubai - United Arab Emirates
Parisian style cafe and bistro offering a quick bite with a cosy atmosphere
Buddha Bar
7PM to 1AM
$
Grosvenor House Dubai - Al Emreef St - Dubai - United Arab Emirates
Lively pan-Asian restaurant and bar
Tomo
12:30 to 3:30PM | 6:30PM to 12AM
$
Exit 56 - Umm Hurair 2 - Dubai - United Arab Emirates
Upscale Japanese restaurant with balcony seating
Yuan
Permanently closed
$
Crescent road, The Avenues - Dubai - United Arab Emirates
Chinese cuisine with dim sum and peking duck at the Atlantis
Ossiano
6 to 10PM
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Crescent Rd - The Palm Jumeirah - Dubai - United Arab Emirates
Seafood dining inside an aquarium at the Atlantis
Robertoโ€™s
12PM to 3AM
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Gate Village 1 - DIFC - Dubai - United Arab Emirates
Contemporary Italian restaurant
Taco Barrio
Permanently closed
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DAMAC PARK TOWERS LEVEL P-4, UNIT 11 - Dubai - United Arab Emirates
Mexican fast food restaurant in Dubai
Walnut Grove
10AM to 11PM
The Walk - Al Wasl - Dubai - United Arab Emirates
South African boutique restaurant
Shakeism
12PM to 2AM
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Al BarshaAl Barsha 1 - Dubai - United Arab Emirates
Quaint little spot serving fancy milkshakes and waffle
Aubaine
Permanently closed
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Unit GF - 280 - Financial Center Rd - Dubai - United Arab Emirates
French restaurant famous for its afternoon tea and Parisian breakfast

Places to Drink

360ยฐ
Permanently closed
Jumeirah Beach Hotel, near Jumerah Rd, end of the Marina Walkway - Dubai - United Arab Emirates
Open air lounge with views over Dubai
At.Mosphere
7PM to 2AM
122nd Floor, Burj Khalifa, Downtown Dubai - Dubai - United Arab Emirates
Bar and lounge on floor 122 Burj Khalifa
Iris
7PM to 2AM
Meydan Grandstand - adjacent to the Ticket Sales Office Dubai - United Arab Emirates
Rooftop outdoor bar serving Bloody Mary and live music on Tuesdays
One&Only
9AM to 2AM
King Salman Bin Abdulaziz Al Saud St - Dubai Marina - Dubai - United Arab Emirates
Outdoor dining lounge and bar with great views over the city
Barasti
9AM to 2AM
Le Meridien Mina Syahi Beach Resort & Marina - Dubai - United Arab Emirates
Casual beach bar with great atmosphere serving drinks, sheesha and music
Shades
12PM to 2AM
Le Royal Meridien Beach Resort & Spa - Al Mamsha St - Dubai Marina - Dubai - United Arab Emirates
Poolside bar and lounge with alfresco dining and sheesha
Caramel
12PM to 2AM
Precinct Building 3 - Level 3, Balcony Level - Dubai - United Arab Emirates
American restaurant with sheesha and happy hours
Red Lion
12PM to 3AM
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Metropolitan Hotel, Sheikh Zayed Road โ€“ Exit 41, Al Thanya Street - Dubai - United Arab Emirates
British pub with good service and happy hours
MusicHall
9PM to 3AM
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Jumeirah Zabeel Saray Hotel, Palm Jumeirah, Dubai - Dubai - United Arab Emirates
Cabaret style music theatre with live performances and bar
Fibber Mageeโ€™s
8AM to 3AM
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Saeed Tower 1 - Trade CentreTrade Centre 1 - Dubai - United Arab Emirates
Irish pub serving draft beers while watching live sport games
Kickers
1PM to 2AM
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Dubai Sports City - Dubai - United Arab Emirates
Homely sports bar playing live events with pool tables and beer pong

Places to Network

Places to Shop

Luxury

Skydive
10AM to 5PM
Al Seyahi St - Dubai Marina - Dubai - United Arab Emirates
Thrilling skydiving experiences in Dubai here
Cavalli Club
12 to 4PM; 7PM to 12AM
Sheikh Zayed Rd - Trade CentreTrade Centre 1 - Dubai - United Arab Emirates
Night club over 3 levels with crystal dรฉcor
Gold on 27
Temporarily Closed
27th Floor, Burj Al Arab, Jumeirah Beach Rd. - Dubai - United Arab Emirates
Cocktail bar and restaurant offering breathtaking views over Dubai
Pierchic
12 to 4PM; 7PM to 12AM
Al Qasr at Madinat Dubai - United Arab Emirates
Seafood restaurant on a private pier overlooking the water and Burj Al Arab
Pai Thai
6 to 11:30PM
Jumeirah Al Qasr, Madinat JumeirahุŒ King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud StreetุŒ Umm Suqeim 3 - Dubai - United Arab Emirates
Thai restaurant with an ornate waterway
Tomo
12:30 to 3:30PM | 6:30PM to 12AM
Exit 56 - Umm Hurair 2 - Dubai - United Arab Emirates
Contemporary Japanese restaurants
Zuma
12 to 4PM; 7PM to 12AM
Gate Village 06, Podium Level - Al Mustaqbal St - Dubai - United Arab Emirates
Contemporary Japanese restaurants
Al Mahara
12 to 4PM; 7PM to 12AM
Burj Al Arab Jumeirah - Jumeirah St - Dubai - United Arab Emirates
Underwater seafood restaurant at the Burj Al Arab

Watch Out

Dubai World Islands

10AM to 5:30PM
Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo Dubai, United Arab Emirates