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Old Jul 20th 2013, 12:51 pm
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I have a mate swinging through Dubai this week and I was hoping to take him out on the tiles on a Tuesday night.

Any tips on where to go that's not an iftar or 'quiet'
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Old Jul 20th 2013, 2:44 pm
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Default Re: It's not all Iftars, is it?

anywhere, there are plenty restaurants just opening as usual in all the hotels that aren't having Iftars. A night on the tiles however aint going to happen.
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Default Re: It's not all Iftars, is it?

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anywhere, there are plenty restaurants just opening as usual in all the hotels that aren't having Iftars. A night on the tiles however aint going to happen.
A number of years back I went to Yorks during Ramadan. Place was exactly the same without the music - to be honest the atmosphere was better cos you could hear what your mate was saying.

So I disagree Ms BC, you still can have a bit of a night out.
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anywhere, there are plenty restaurants just opening as usual in all the hotels that aren't having Iftars. A night on the tiles however aint going to happen.
Your lodger managed it!

Bongoman2 - most bars are 'business as usual' but quieter as they can only play background music. Plenty of people are out as normal. I was in the Belgian Beer Cafe in Tecom on Thursday and it was heaving with plenty of atmosphere.


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Default Re: It's not all Iftars, is it?

Originally Posted by Bongoman2 View Post
I have a mate swinging through Dubai this week and I was hoping to take him out on the tiles on a Tuesday night.

Any tips on where to go that's not an iftar or 'quiet'
A lot of the bars are busy and atmosphere is not bad at all - for some reason Longs Bar used to be always packed during Ramadan (I've not been for a few years).

I was in McGettigans (JLT) last Tuesday and it was fairly busy.
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Your lodger managed it!

Bongoman2 - most bars are 'business as usual' but quieter as they can only play background music. Plenty of people are out as normal. I was in the Belgian Beer Cafe in Tecom on Thursday and it was heaving with plenty of atmosphere.


Blue Cat hasn't been to a bar since 2003...

course I have the lodger was at a friends house after a few pints in the bar, the Ramada
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course I have the lodger was at a friends house after a few pints in the bar, the Ramada
We're not talking about your daytime vodka habit, but fun after dark..
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We're not talking about your daytime vodka habit, but fun after dark..
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