They say New York is the city that doesn’t sleep, and Dubai seems to be giving them competition. Whether you’re the night owl or want to gather the squad for a fun night out, here’s a list of 24-hour things do in Dubai.
Brocolli Pizza and Pasta Cure those midnight hunger pangs by digging into a saucy and cheesy pasta at broccoli Pizza and pasta. They have various locations, most of them being open 24/7.
If you love yourself a good pizza, do yourself a favor and head to Pizzaro. Their downtown and Barsha branch is open 24 hours. Choose from a plethora of pizzas to satisfy your body, mind, and soul.
Another 24-hour restaurant in Dubai, serving lip-smacking beef and chicken burgers and also very famous for their onion rings. It’s perfect for the residents of Jumeirah and makes it worth the drive for those residing in other areas of Dubai.
Dine American size at Denny’s
A 24-hour diner in Dubai serving Pancakes, Waffles, eggs – you get the point. Oh! We are so down for it be it 8pm or 4am.
Fancy a slushie from 7 Elevens
You’re not judging at this point! The frozen red and/or blue beverage is exclusive to 7-Eleven stores worldwide and is now available at all Dubai outposts. The Business Bay branch is open 24 hours.
A Manakeesh or two at Zaroob
A personal favorite, this place never disappoints. Be it the beiruti hummus, Cheese and Honey Fatayer, or falafels. Best part, they have Zomato Gold!
Bombay to Mumbai Cafe
Who doesn’t crave a paneer tikka at an odd hour of the morning! Come on, we all do! Check out their biryani, chaat and butter chicken.
Zaatar W Zeit
We wouldn’t miss out on this one! We all love their wraps and their new vegan menu additions are a hit.
Boulvar – Radisson Blu Hotel, Dubai Creek
Oh, we all know of them picky friends even at that late of an hour. Boulvar has an extensive selection of quality international dishes. From Japenese to local mezzeh to seafood to some of the best Indian cuisine.
Sloane’s – Grosvenor House Dubai
A 24-hour live open kitchen servicing selection of hot and cold food with tantalizing views of Dubai Marina. Oh, you got us!
Milk and Honey
We have something open for 24-hours in Dubai for the gourmet aficionados too! Milk & Honey is home to gourmet coffee brand RAW, sells chocolate treats and organic beauty buys, too.
Treat your date at Maison Mathis
Treat your better half to a three-course meal at Maison Mathis at any hour, Be it avocado and prawn tart, corn-fed baby chicken or French toast and waffles for dessert
Take a long drive to the Last Exit
Not a better time than cool winters to get your fix at a food truck, eh? A total of 12 trucks is permanently parked in this space, serving gourmet street food at every hour of the day. Take the last exit on the E11 towards Abu Dhabi to get your late-night cravings fix.
Ijaza Cafe – Jumeriah Road
This popular drive-through juice bar will have a server bring you the menu to the car. The juices are delicious too, with three sizes available – Small (6 AED), Medium (8 AED), and Large (10 AED). Who doesn’t like a late-night juice?
Activities & Leisure
Yes, you read right! The Abra from Sabkha station to Old Dubai Souk runs all day and night. So, now you can enjoy the views of the creek at night too, and it’s a better experience at night.
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The Warehouse Gym
We’ve got another one on the list, so now you can no longer make the excuse of not finding time. It’s located in Al Quoz and has plenty of equipments to keep you fit.
- Softouch Spa
Long day at work? This 24/7 spa is here to save the day. Enjoy the facilities at this luxurious spa and end the day on a relaxing note.View this post on Instagram
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- 24 Fitness Dubai
This one’s for the genuinely busy and not so genuinely busy people. Quit making excuses and join the gym instead. They’re open around the clock, so you can walk in at any time of the day or night.View this post on Instagram
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- Baqer Mohebi
This supermarket is heaven for those cheap thrills seekers. The bur Dubai branch works around the clock so you can hop in at any time of the day. Have a house party going on and urgently need some stuff? This is your place! The best part is they have a section of items for just a buck, and if you’re in luck they might have exactly what you need!
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- Ittihad Park
Long day at work? Need to destress? If your answers are yes, you should take a walk down the 3.2 km long jogging path picturesquely lined up with palm trees, and variety of plants. They also have multiple gym equipment around if you’re interested
- Jumeirah Beach
There’s nothing more calming than the sound of the waves, which is why you should take advantage of the open beach that’s open 24 hours. It’s also perfect for walks during this weather.View this post on Instagram
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- A late-night sauna at the Sheraton Gym
Stop by for a sauna and steam. The indoor pool closes at 10pm, but the gym, relaxation and stretching rooms stay open throughout the night.
- Shisha at Picolo Mondo Bay
Offering stunning views of Dubai’s Skyline, this 24-hour place in Dubai is where you need to hang for late-night shisha with your mates.
Bars & Lounges
- Noor Lounge – Mandarin Oriental Jumeriah, Dubai
Your best bet at an odd hour in Dubai. Step into Noor Lounge to be greeted by a canopy of gilded trees and floor to ceiling windows framing the panoramic views of the Arabian Gulf.
- Mashrabiya Lounge – Fairmont The Palm
Experience the true spirit of generosity at the vibrant heart of Palm Jumeirah beginning with the Lobby Lounge. Set against the backdrop of contemporary arabesque design, and overlooking the Arabian Gulf, this classic lounge features an extensive al fresco terraces and a full range of delectable offerings.
- Grand Lounge – Grand Plaza Mövenpick
How about a late night business meeting? Luxury spaces to come together for business or pleasure under the high ceilings and the sparkling hand-blown glass chandelier.
- W Lounge – W Dubai The Palm
While these bars aren’t open for 24 hours, you can still grab a drink till 4 in the morning.
- RotiBoti Lounge – Ramee Royal Hotel
An oldie is a goldie, this one is open till 5am! Yes, that’s right.
Ind-Chi – Fortune hotel Karama
With a drink you can even expect some finger-licking food too!
Baar bar – Majestic Hotel
We have loved their Tuesdays 10 dirhams drinks but their food is pretty exceptional too and they are open till 3am.
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