1. Nola Eatery & Social House
With a cozy and warm ambience, this bar is one of Dubai’s hidden gems. A New Orleans inspired venue offering Southern American food and live Jazz sax beats, you are sure to get exactly what you came for. Make sure to try out their guacamole, corn flakes breaded chicken and their thirst-quenching drinks.
Open 12 PM- 3 AM
Across Armada Blue Bay Hotel, Cluster P, Jumeirah Lake Towers (JLT)
2. Frankie’s Bar and Grill
This Italian venue has an enchanting feel to it. With a dimly lit interior and an 80s jazz-age setting, it is surely going to charm you. The food is quite tasty with a dessert menu that will satisfy your sweet tooth.
Make sure to book in the smoking area, as that is where the live music is played at. It becomes alive and bubbling late at night, expect for a bit of dancing as well.
Open 12:30 PM to 3:30 PM, 5:30 PM to 2 AM
Oasis Beach Tower, Next to Al Fattan Centre, The Walk, Jumeirah Beach Residence (JBR)
3. West 14th New York Prime
Well known for its steaks and its superb view over the palm, this restaurant is more on the pricier side. On Sundays and Tuesdays, expect a full live Jazz band who will complement your dining experience splendidly. You will surely treat your taste buds and enjoy a pleasing view of the beach.
Open 9:30 AM to 11 PM
Oceana Beach Club, Palm Jumeirah
4. Koubba Bar
With a view of the Burj Al Arab, this Polynesian bar has an airy feel with indoor and outdoor seating areas. Their drinks are a must try with each one having a signature name and a signature glass. With a designated smoking area, shisha is also served. Overall, a great place to stop by for a hang out with a few friends and a listen to some great tunes.
5 PM to 3 AM
Jumeirah Al Qasr, Madinat Jumeirah, Dubai
5. Jazz @ Pizza Express
Always packed during the evenings, this is a must-visit for one of the liveliest of places and the friendliest staff. Reasonably well-priced, family-friendly with a wide selection of savory pizzas, this is the place to be. On Fridays, they also have brunch from 12 Noon to 4 pm with unlimited food and house beverages with a special price for kids.
12 Noon to 1 AM
Next to Mövenpick Hotel, Cluster A, Jumeirah Lake Towers (JLT)
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