Entertainment in Dubai

Cinema, Nightclubs in Dubai

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Dubai has a good selection of cinemas, often large multiplexes, showing the majority of films in English. US films are usually shown in Dubai about two months after their release in the USA.

Cinema listings are available on the Dubai City Guide website.


The legal age for drinking in Dubai is 21, and night clubs will not allow entry to anyone under this age. Many nightclubs only allow entry to those over 25 years old and all enforce a dress code, banning jeans, sandals and trainers. The majority of establishments that are allowed to serve alcohol are located in the city's many large international hotels.

  • Ginseng - Garhoud, Dubai. Contemporary design with an Oriental twist, visiting DJs
  • Peppermint Club - The Fairmont Dubai, Sheikh Zayed Road. Top international DJs
  • Apres - overlooking Ski Dubai on Sheikh Zayed Road, capture the fun of apres ski!
  • Bar 44 - Grosvenor House Hotel, Jumeirah.
  • Zinc - Crowne Plaza Hotel, Sheikh Zayed Road. Popular club with nightclub, restaurant and bar areas.
  • Trilogy - at the entrance of the Souk Madinat Jumeirah. With a capacity of 2000, plus 400 in the rooftop bar, this is one of Dubai's biggest nightclubs. Very funky, very, very expensive!

Update 11/09/2006


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