No partner? No worries. Try one of these couple-free nights on February 14
You don’t need to be coupled up to have a fun Valentine’s night. Try these nights out in Dubai on February 14 with your mates instead.
Cook Hall The Al Habtoor City gastropub is running an “anti-Valentine’s” night. Ladies who visit Cook Hall will get three free drinks from 8pm until 11pm. Gents, you’re not left out as if you buy a main course you’ll get a free pint. And in even better news, there’s 25 percent off food and drinks for everyone. We’ll see you there. Prices vary. Feb 14, 6pm-midnight. The Westin Dubai, Al Habtoor City (04 435 5577).
Harvesters Not into dressing up for a big night out? Take a trip to this casual pub instead. Harvesters is offering up an “anti-Valentine’s retreat”, so head down to watch a game with your mates and enjoy a bucket of hops and a combo platter from just Dhs110. Prices vary. Feb 14, noon-2am. Crowne Plaza Dubai, Sheikh Zayed Road (800 276 963).
Lock, Stock & Barrel Barsha Heights You’ll be “Lock, Stock and Lonely No More” at this special Valentine’s ladies’ night. Women get three free drinks, and there’s also a special singles party from 6pm. Free. Tue Feb 13, 6pm-1am. Grand Millennium Hotel, Barsha Heights (04 514 919).
Maroc Bar Head to this swish bar for a special Valentine’s ladies’ night. You’ll get three free drinks, with drinks at just Dhs14 after that. Plus, if that’s not enough, you’ll enjoy 30 percent off your food bill, too. Free. Wed Feb 14, 6pm-2am. Mövenpick Hotel Ibn Battuta (04 444 5613).
Pure Sky Lounge No significant other this year? No worries, grab the gals and head to Pure Sky Lounge where ladies will get free-flowing bubbly and pan Asian nibbles for Dhs150 each. Coupled up? No need to miss out. You can join as well thanks to a special three-course sharing menu with unlimited bubbly for Dhs650 between you. Dhs150 (ladies), Dhs650 (per couple). Feb 14, 7pm-1am. Hilton Dubai Jumeirah, JBR (04 318 2520).
Q43 This Media City ladies’ night is offering a special Valentine’s edition (a day early – on Tuesday February 13) where gals, you’ll get six free drinks, as well as three dishes from a special menu for Dhs99. Plus you’ll also get a free glass of sparkling grape. Free. Feb 13, 6pm-1am. Media One Hotel, Dubai Media City (04 443 5403).
Treehouse Treehouse pulls out all the stops this Valentine’s Day – for the singles, that is. Ditch the florists and gather friends for a night of non-romance. All the single ladies can enjoy two complimentary drinks and 30 percent off the bill, and single gents will also receive 30 percent off their total bill too. Prices vary. Feb 14, 7pm-midnight. Taj Dubai, Business Bay (04 438 3100).
Tamanya Terrace The rooftop venue in Dubai Media City is hosting an “anti-Valentine’s bash” this year. Billed as a place to “escape all the romance”, the rooftop nightspot is offering up drinks for just Dhs19. Plus, the resident DJ will be playing anything but love songs. From Dhs19. Feb 14, 7pm-11pm. Radisson Blu Media City, Dubai Media City (04 366 9131).
UBK Not coupled up? No worries, UBK has singletons covered with a special anti-valentine evening of unlimited house drinks for two hours for just Dhs90. Sounds like a good deal to us. Dhs90. Feb 14, 7pm-2am (two-hour package). Mövenpick Hotel Jumeirah Lakes Towers, Cluster A, JLT (04 429 8789).
Zero Gravity There’s a special “Galentine’s Day” at Zero Gravity this year, so grab your gal pals and head to Time Out Dubai’s Beach Club of the Year on Tuesday February 13 for a day of fun. Ladies you’ll get free pool and beach access from 9am until 7pm, plus for Dhs110 you can join the Lost Angels ladies’ night from 8pm until midnight where you’ll get four hours of bites and drinks. Free. Tue Feb 13. 9am-7pm. Skydive Dubai Drop Zone, Dubai Marina (04 399 0009).