10 Best Nightclubs In Dubai, UAE

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Chandana
Chandana 
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A place where tradition coexists harmoniously with the trappings of modern life, Dubai promises you the best of both worlds. The quintessential global city, it is also the most populous in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). Home to Burj Khalifa, the world’s tallest building, Dubai has something for everyone. From adventure to shopping to sports galas to theme parks, there is no dearth of activities and attractions to keep you busy in this bustling metropolis. As the sun sets, Dubai transforms into a party place with its glitzy lounges, nightclubs, live music concerts, theater, the Dubai Opera, and happening beach parties. With one of the world’s lowest crime rates, thanks to its draconian laws, it is counted among the safest cities to spend the night out enjoying yourself. Just be sure to secure your accommodations first and choose among the best backpacker hostels and 5-star hotels with breakfast for a place to stay. Here is a short list of some of the best nightclubs in Dubai, UAE for you to check out.

1. Armani/Prive

Editor's Note: Photo taken from the establishment's official social account


Situated within the Armani Hotel, this sleek nightclub promises the ultimate in luxury experiences. The lounge, terrace, and club have been designed by Giorgio Armani for you to dance the night away to the accompaniment of live DJ music. An epitome of the Armani brand, this ultra deluxe venue at the Burj Khalifa is a must-visit.

Armani/Prive

Address: Burj Khalifa, Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Website: Armani/Prive

Opening hours: Tue, Thu – Sun: 11pm – 3am (closed on Mon & Wed)

2. W Club Dubai

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Posted by W Club Dubai Luxury Khaliji Nightclub on Thursday, 28 December 2017

Showcasing the best of Arabic Khaliji nightlife, this luxury hangout at the Grand Hyatt Hotel is a chic venue for fun things to do at night. State-of-the-art sound and lighting systems ensure that you are wholly immersed in the music and the pulsating ambiance. Top it off with excellent service and you are sure to enjoy an exceptional experience!

W Club Dubai Khaliji

Address: Grand Hyatt Hotel, Near Raffles Hotel & Wafi, Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Website: W Club Dubai Khaliji

Opening hours: 11:30pm – 3am (daily)

3. Club Seven


Get your pulse racing as you step into this high-energy night club at the Park Regis. Take your pick of exotic cocktails and down them with an array of delectable dishes largely from Filipino cuisine. Mix in with the trendy crowd and jive away the night to non-stop music from live bands and enjoy the various performances. And yes, they serve non-alcoholic beer, too! Rest assured the service quality remains excellent even when it is pretty crowded.

Club Seven

Address: Park Regis Kris Kin Hotel, Opp Burjuman Centre, Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed St, Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Website: Club Seven

Opening hours: 7pm – 3am (daily)

4. Stereo Arcade

Editor's Note: Photo taken from the establishment's official social account


Stereo Arcade promises you the best possible clubbing experience possible and not just only in Dubai. With its quirky, retro ambiance, this club also doubles up as an arcade and a bar. With its dozen custom-made arcade machines and pulsating music, it is easy to lose track of time when here. Happy hour is usually from 6pm to 8pm.

Stereo Arcade

Address: DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel, The Walk, Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Website: Stereo Arcade

Opening hours: 6pm – 3am (daily)

5. Club Of Asia (COA)

Editor’s note: establishment is permanently closed

This funky nightclub redefines the clubbing experience in more ways than one. Featuring a décor theme with the pyramids of ancient Egypt, this club has excellent Pan Asian cuisine on offer to accompany the splendid cocktails. Move to the beat of the music provided by the in-house band and the DJ after you dine al fresco on the terrace.

Club Of Asia (COA)

Address: Oud Metha Road, Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Opening hours: 7pm - 3am (daily)

6. White Dubai

Editor's Note: Photo taken from the establishment's official social account

Posted by WHITE Dubai on Saturday, January 16, 2021

White Dubai has been ranked 16th among the top nightclubs in the world and the topmost in the Middle East by DJ Mag. While a relatively new entrant on the clubbing scene in the city, this hotspot has not held back on the entertainment quotient. Offering the city’s first outdoor rooftop nightlife experience, it promises you a night of adrenaline-pumping energy under the stars. Enjoy stunning views of the Dubai skyline as you sip your drink and keep time to the music. Quick and affable service as well as the wide choice of drinks all makes for a great package. The incredible light shows and thumping music will have you coming back for more!

White Dubai

Address: Meydan Racecourse Grandstand Rooftop,Nad Al Sheba 1, Dubai, UAE

Website: White Dubai

Opening hours: Thu – Sat: 11pm - 4am (closed from Sun – Wed)

7. Zero Gravity

Editor's Note: Photo taken from the establishment's official social account


Set adjacent to the thrilling Skydive Dubai, this award-winning beach club transitions smoothly from day to night promising unlimited hours of fun and enjoyment. International DJs set the dance floor on fire every weekend in this sleek, open-air nightclub. The premium service, stunning sea views, and excellent food and drink enhance the experience. Couples, groups, and hard core clubbers will all enjoy the experiences that are in store for you here. Featuring celebrity artists on a regular basis and with events like ladies night, there is never a moment of boredom at this club.

Zero Gravity

Address: Dubai Marina, Skydive Dubai Drop Zone, King Salman bin Abdulaziz al Saud Street, Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Website: Zero Gravity

Opening hours: Tue, Fri - Sat: 10am - 12am; Mon, Wed, Sun: 10am - 9pm; Thu: 10am - 1am

8. Sensation Club

Editor's Note: Photo taken from the establishment's official social account


Set inside the Crowne Plaza Hotel, this dance club has an excellent lighting system that gives the space a funky vibe. There is plenty of space to shake a leg with reputed DJs and celebrities featuring here on a regular basis. Theme nights are popular and include hip-hop and R&B specials. Their ladies’ nights draw a decent crowd as do most Friday nights when there is a complimentary bar for ladies for a couple of hours. There are three bars to cater to guests ensuring there are no undue delays in getting your drink even on crowded nights.

Sensation Club

Address: Crowne Plaza Hotel, Sheikh Zayed Rd., Dubai

Website: Sensation Club

Opening hours: Mon -Sat: 11pm - 3am (closed on Sun)

9. Cavalli Club


This award- winning club cum restaurant and lounge is one of the happening places in Dubai. Featuring an international list of performers and celebrity visitors, this club with its Swarovski chandeliers has been consistently named one of the best clubs in the world. There are numerous bars spread over three different levels while the restaurant specializes in Italian cuisine. A must-visit spot for die-hard clubbers when in Dubai!

Cavalli Club

Address: Fairmont Hotel, Sheikh Zayed Road, Dubai, UAE

Website: Cavalli Club

Opening hours: 8:30pm – 3am (daily)

10. Zinc Nightclub


Claiming to have the biggest dance floor in Dubai, Zinc hosts excellent party bands and DJs. The stylish interiors and the friendly banters combined with the reasonably priced drinks makes this a great place to have some fun. They offer specials on ladies night and also give great deals to cabin crew on specific days. Having won several accolades over the more than a decade of its existence, this club is known to have some of the best DJs in town assuring you of a fun night with great music.

Zinc Nightclub

Address: Crowne Plaza Dubai, Sheikh Zayed Road, Dubai, United Arab Emirates 23215

Website: Zinc Nightclub

Opening hours: 10pm – 3am (daily)

More than just a party spot

Emirates Towers in Dubai at dawn
Source: Photo by user Jackardsiffant used under CC BY 3.0

While doing the rounds of the best nightclubs in Dubai, UAE, is a must on your list of things to do, there are plenty of other attractions and activities that are equally appealing. From theme parks to desert safaris to shopping malls and souks to sampling local cuisine, Dubai has it all. So, do not forget to check out all these by day!

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Chandana is a versatile writer with nearly two decades of experience in media, spanning clients across the globe. An avid traveler, she enjoys experiencing every new place to the fullest. Having...Read more

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