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OK lets get our thinking caps on for the following;

1. Best Value bars

2. Best Sports Bar

3. Best all round Bar

4. Best Bar with extra`s provided (you all know what I mean)

5. Which area is the best for bars (Marina, Bur Dubai, Deira etc)

Here is mine;
1. George & Dragon in the Ambassador Hotel 21AED for a pint
2. George & Dragon
3. George & Dragon
4. Jockey`s
5. Bur Dubai
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OK lets get our thinking caps on for the following;

1. Best Value bars

2. Best Sports Bar

3. Best all round Bar

4. Best Bar with extra`s provided (you all know what I mean)

5. Which area is the best for bars (Marina, Bur Dubai, Deira etc)

Here is mine;
1. George & Dragon in the Ambassador Hotel 21AED for a pint
2. George & Dragon
3. George & Dragon
4. Jockey`s
5. Bur Dubai
4. Jockey's? I thought the Y**k International would have been more up your street if that's what you were inclined towards? Haven't you read the scathing reviews online.......
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Old Aug 12th 2013, 10:44 am
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4. Jockey's? I thought the Y**k International would have been more up your street if that's what you were inclined towards? Haven't you read the scathing reviews online.......
Man of taste and standards (bad taste and low standards), anyone remember Cyclone???
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If you thought the hookers in Jockeys were plain, you should see the fat ugly feckers at the Astoria Hotel. Eew.
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Yes, if beauty is skin deep some of the ladies in Astoria are inside out!!!!
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So your definition of a 'good' bar is cheap and tacky with lots of hookers?
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So your definition of a 'good' bar is cheap and tacky with lots of hookers?
No I did not say that, it was in one of the 5 categories, but I do not mind tacky bars with lots of hookers!!
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Originally Posted by Dubaiexile View Post
OK lets get our thinking caps on for the following;

1. Best Value bars

2. Best Sports Bar

3. Best all round Bar

4. Best Bar with extra`s provided (you all know what I mean)

5. Which area is the best for bars (Marina, Bur Dubai, Deira etc)

Here is mine;
1. George & Dragon in the Ambassador Hotel 21AED for a pint
2. George & Dragon
3. George & Dragon
4. Jockey`s
5. Bur Dubai
haven't been to the George & Dragon in 15 years, you need to get out more though
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1. Best Value bars - Girders

2. Best Sports Bar - Goodfellas (Bur Dubai)

3. Best all round Bar - Tricky. Unlike the UK I have never had a favorite bar over here.

4. Best Bar with extra`s provided (you all know what I mean) - For entertainments sake this has to be Sea View or the random African bar on Bank St (can't remember the name

5. Which area is the best for bars (Marina, Bur Dubai, Deira etc) - Wanky bars - Marina & Normal bars - Bur Dubai
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The best thing about Jockeys is it reminds you of a Smiths pub back home with its decor and lack of music. Unfortunately, when you're been molested by some cut-price hooker before you reach the bar to present your drinks ticket, it's pretty hard to enjoy the decor after that, whilst looking down at ample fleshy racks, puppy dog eyes and nicotine stained teeth.
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If you thought the hookers in Jockeys were plain, you should see the fat ugly feckers at the Astoria Hotel. Eew.
I would have to concur TGITs is worse than dog rough. Jockeys has a great group of regulars. Especially when I'm there lol

Anyway, best vale has to be girders in happy hour, McEwans piss is 11 a pint.
Sports bar, I don't think you can beat Goodfellas.
Best all round bar? Can't think of any round bars sorry.
Jockeys and Marine club for the extras you mention - great band in Marine Club at Seaview hotel too.
Best area I would have to agree and say Bur Dubai. Normal people, not poncy, good bang for your buck. So to speak.
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The best thing about Jockeys is it reminds you of a Smiths pub back home with its decor and lack of music. Unfortunately, when you're been molested by some cut-price hooker before you reach the bar to present your drinks ticket, it's pretty hard to enjoy the decor after that, whilst looking down at ample fleshy racks, puppy dog eyes and nicotine stained teeth.
You pay to get in? Surely not.
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1. Best Value bars - Girders

2. Best Sports Bar - Goodfellas (Bur Dubai)

3. Best all round Bar - Tricky. Unlike the UK I have never had a favorite bar over here.

4. Best Bar with extra`s provided (you all know what I mean) - For entertainments sake this has to be Sea View or the random African bar on Bank St (can't remember the name

5. Which area is the best for bars (Marina, Bur Dubai, Deira etc) - Wanky bars - Marina & Normal bars - Bur Dubai
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Ha ha, it certainly seems that way!
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I would have to concur TGITs is worse than dog rough. Jockeys has a great group of regulars. Especially when I'm there lol

Anyway, best vale has to be girders in happy hour, McEwans piss is 11 a pint.
Sports bar, I don't think you can beat Goodfellas. A bit too footy-centric for my liking - Nez at Al Manzil better for rugby, with footy still available. Bridges at the Fairmont hugely improved - they also do requests (if it's quiet in there, and you want the European Ladies Volleyball championship, they happily switch channels for you)
Best all round bar? Can't think of any round bars sorry. Long's Bar is a sort of elongated oval
Jockeys and Marine club for the extras you mention - great band in Marine Club at Seaview hotel too.
Best area I would have to agree and say Bur Dubai. Normal people, not poncy, good bang for your buck. So to speak.
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