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Taking time out from the Big 5

We highlight some of the restaurants local to the exhibition and provide all-important information on what to do with your time off in Dubai.

Taking time out from the Big 5

We highlight some of the restaurants local to the exhibition and provide all-important information on what to do with your time off in Dubai.

BARS

Agency, The
Wine Bar at Emirates Towers Hotel
Tel04 330 0000
Taxi DirectionsEmirates Towers Hotel
Opening HoursSaturday to Thursday, 12.30pm-1am; Friday 3pm-1am

Balcony Bar, The
Cigar Bar/Wine Bar at the Shangri-La Hotel
Tel04 405 2703
Taxi DirectionsShangri-La Hotel
Opening Hours12 noon-2am daily

Blue Bar
Jazz Bar/Wine Bar at the Novotel
Tel04 332 0000
Taxi DirectionsNovotel Hotel, behind World Trade Centre
Opening Hours12.30pm-2am

C-Bar
Nightclub at the Al Murooj Rotana Hotel & Suites
Tel04 307 3482
Taxi DirectionsAl Murooj Rotana Hotel
Opening Hoursdaily 9.30pm-late

Champagne Lounge
Cocktail Bar/Piano Bar at the Dusit Dubai
Tel04 343 3333
Taxi DirectionsDefence Roundabout, Sheikh Zayed Road
Opening Hours3.30pm-1am daily

Cin Cin
Wine Bar at the The Fairmont
Tel04 311 8316
Taxi DirectionsThe Fairmont
Opening Hours6pm-2am daily

Double Decker
English Bar/Nightclub at the Al Murooj Rotana Hotel & Suites
Tel04 321 1111
Taxi DirectionsBehind the Dusit
Opening Hours12pm-3am daily

Harvesters Pub
English Bar at the Crowne Plaza
Tel04 331 1111
Taxi DirectionsCrowne Plaza Holiday Inn, Sheikh Zayed Road
Opening Hours12 noon-1am daily

Long's Bar
English Bar/Nightclub at the Towers Rotana Hotel
Tel04 312 2202
Taxi DirectionsTowers Rotana Hotel, Sheikh Zayed Road
Opening Hours12 noon-2.30am daily

Piano Bar, The
Piano Bar at the Crowne Plaza
Tel04 331 1111
Taxi DirectionsCrowne Plaza Hotel
Opening Hours6pm-1.30am daily

Scarlett's
Cocktail Bar/Nightclub at the Emirates Towers Hotel
Tel04 330 0000
Taxi DirectionsEmirates Towers Hotel, Sheikh Zayed Road
Opening Hours12.30pm-3am daily

Trader Vic's
Cocktail Bar at the Crowne Plaza
Tel04 331 1111
Taxi DirectionsCrowne Plaza Dubai, Sheikh Zayed Road
Opening HoursSat-Thu 6.30pm-1.30am; Fri 7.30pm-11.30pm

Vu's Bar
Cocktail Bar/Wine Bar at the Emirates Towers Hotel
Tel04 330 0000
Taxi DirectionsEmirates Towers
Opening Hours6pm-2am daily

RESTAURANTS

Al Tannour (Arabic Lebanese)
Crowne Plaza Hotel (04 331 1111).
TaxiCrowne Plaza Hotel, Sheikh Zayed Road.
OpenDaily 8.30pm-3am All major credit cards accepted.
Set menu including entertainment Fri-Wed AED210 per person, Thu AED240 per person (drinks not included).

Amwaj (Seafood)
Shangri-La Hotel (04 343 8888).
TaxiShangri-La Hotel, Sheikh Zayed Road.
Open12 noon-3pm, 7pm-12 midnight Sun-Fri, closed Sat.
Average price of meal for two with glass of house wine AED500-600.

Marrakech (Moroccan)
Shangri-La Hotel (04 343 8888).
TaxiShangri-La Hotel, Sheikh Zayed Road.
OpenSat-Thu 6.30pm-1am. All major credit cards accepted.
Average price of a meal for two with soft drinks AED400-450.

Teatro (European International)
Towers Rotana Hotel (04 343 8000).
TaxiTowers Rotana, Sheikh Zayed Road.
Open6pm-12 midnight daily. All major credit cards accepted.

Exchange Grill (Steakhouse)

Fairmont Hotel (04 311 5999).
TaxiFairmont Hotel, Sheikh Zayed Road.
Open7pm-12 midnight daily. All major credit cards accepted.

Options (Indian)
Dubai Convention Centre Tower, Dubai World Trade Centre (04 329 3293).
TaxiDubai Convention Centre (next to Novotel Hotel).
Open12 noon-3pm, 7pm-12 midnight daily. All major credit cards accepted.

Lotus One (Fusion Thai)
Dubai International Convention Centre (04 329 3200).
Taxinext to Novotel.
OpenDaily 12.30-3pm, 7.30pm-12.30am. All major credit cards accepted.
Average price of meal for two with glass of house wine AED300-400.

Oscar's Vine Society (Bistro)
Crowne Plaza Hotel (04 276 963).
TaxiCrowne Plaza Hotel, Sheikh Zayed Road.
Opendaily 6pm-2 am. All major credit cards accepted.

SHOPPING MALLS

BurJuman Centre
Trade Centre Road
Tel04 352 0222
Open
Sat-Thu 10am-10pm; Fri 4-10pm.

City Centre
Garhoud
Tel04 295 1010
Open
Sat-Thu 10am-10pm; Fri 2-10pm.

Emirates Towers
Sheikh Zayed Road
Tel04 330 0000
Open
Sat-Thu 10am-10pm; Fri 4-10pm.

Ibn Battuta Mall
Between Interchange 5 & 6, Sheikh Zayed Road
Tel04 368 5888/04 882 1414
OpenSat-Thu 9.30am-9.30pm; Fri 12.30-10.30pm.

Mall of the Emirates
Exit 39, Interchange 4, Sheikh Zayed Road
Tel
04 341 4747
Opendaily 10am-12 midnight.

Souk Madinat Jumeirah
Al Sufouh Road
Tel04 366 6546
Open
daily 10am-11pm

Wafi City
Oud Metha Road
Tel04 324 4555
OpenSat-Thu 10am-10pm; Fri 4-10pm.

GOLF

Club Joumana
Tel04 883 6000
Taxi DirectionsJebel Ali Hotel & Golf Resort, Sheikh Zayed Rd, Exit 13 (past Interchange 7)
Open7am-3.30pm (last tee-off) daily
Pricenon-resident 18 hole, mid-week AED215, weekend AED230. Cart fee AED50. Club hire AED85 per set. Set of 50 range balls AED20

The Desert Course
Tel04 884 6777
Taxi DirectionsArabian Ranches, Emirates Road off Junction 4
Open6.30am-7pm daily
Priceweekdays AED 465 (UGA AED 325), weekends 545 AED (UGA 380 AED).

Dubai Creek Golf & Yacht Club
Tel04 295 6000
Taxi DirectionsOpposite Deira City Centre mall, Garhoud
Open7.30am-2.50pm (last 18-hole tee-off) daily
PriceAED525 Thur-Sat, AED445 Mon-Wed (public); AED400 Thur-Sat, AED345 Mon-Wed (UGA members). Includes shared cart

Emirates Golf Club
Tel04 380 2222
Taxi DirectionsSheikh Zayed Road, off Interchange 5
Open6am-3pm (last tee-off) daily
PriceAED525 daily. Non-members should book 18-hole sessions at least a week in advance

The Montgomerie
Tel04 390 5600
Taxi DirectionsEmirates Hills, Sheikh Zayed Road, off Interchange 5
Open7am-1.50pm (last tee-off) Sat, Thur, Fri; 7am-4pm (last tee-off) Sun-Wed
PriceAED695 Thur-Sat (AED495 UGA members); AED445 Sun-Wed UGA members

OTHER ATTRACTIONS

Wild Wadi
(04 348 4444)
Taxi:Near the Burj Al Arab. There's a AED170 entrance fee. Daily 11am-6pm. Ladies only Thu 8pm-12midnight.

Ski Dubai
(04 409 4000) www.skidxb.com
Taxi:
Mall of the Emirates.
Hour-long ski and snowboard lessons cost AED140 if it's your first time (Discover lesson for 60 minutes) and AED190 for subsequent adult lessons (90 minutes). Two hours free skiing or snowboarding costs AED150; day pass costs AED 270. Open daily from 10am-12midnight.

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