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Everything in Abu Dhabi is made for making memories and having a good time; that’s definitely true of its vibrant bar and nightlife scene. Bars in Abu Dhabi are more than just places to meet your friends to grab a drink or two, they’re also places to have unique experiences - and a lot of the time, they offer up amazing views!

Whether you’re looking for expertly mixed beverages in upscale lounges or you're on the hunt for that next hidden gem, Abu Dhabi's bars have a surprise or two waiting just for you.

Ray's Bar

High above Abu Dhabi, Ray's Bar at Conrad Abu Dhabi Etihad Towers offers unparalleled luxury. 62 floors above the city, you'll experience exquisite drinks and bar bites with impeccable service. But the real magic happens after dark, when the skyline comes alive and golden hour illuminates the city. Resident DJs set the perfect vibe, complemented by an extensive drinks menu and stylish décor. 

Cooper's Bar and Restaurant

For the ultimate Brit-style night out, look no further than Cooper's at Park Rotana Abu Dhabi. Renowned as one of the city's top British pubs, its classic ambience provides the perfect backdrop for a relaxed evening with your mates. During major sporting events, Cooper's transforms into a vibrant hub, beaming live action that builds up the atmosphere. Get a feel of Abu Dhabi’s lively social scene and immerse yourself in Cooper’s hearty vibes and the thrill of the game.

Stills Restaurant and Bar

Step into Stills for an exceptional bar experience that embodies the essence of European-style indulgence. Located at Crowne Plaza Abu Dhabi, Stills creates vibrant evenings where it feels like a Friday night out every night! The main character of Stills is its 26-metre bar counter, stocked with a diverse selection of draught beverages from around the world. With breathtaking views of the golf course and the Arabian Gulf, it's not just a treat for your palate but also a feast for your eyes. So, relax and immerse yourself in the ambience while savouring the finest offerings in both drinks and cuisine.


Iris on Yas Island is essential for nightlife in Abu Dhabi! Iris blends chic vibes with a laid-back charm. Crafted cocktails, smooth tunes, and panoramic views of the W Abu Dhabi create the backdrop for your night out in the capital. Savour inventive drinks and enjoy an extensive menu complemented by live bands and exciting performances. But it's the Tipsy Tea every Saturday, from 3 pm to 7 pm, that truly steals the show, offering a delightful array of finger foods, sweet delights and creatively crafted beverages.

Bentley Kitchen

Bentley Kitchen, AKA Bentley's, is the go-to destination for post-work gatherings in The Galleria Al Maryah Island, drawing the city's financial district elite. Pull up a stool at the inviting round wooden bar and don't miss the daily happy hour special on sangria pitchers – they're a city favourite. If you're in the mood for a bite, you're in luck, as Bentley's offers an exceptional menu. Our suggestion? Go for the soft-shell crab bao buns - a chef's kiss and a delight for your taste buds.

Hidden Bar

Tucked away within the Rosewood lies a true gem: the Hidden Bar, an all-time favourite of gin enthusiasts in Abu Dhabi. This haven houses the city's most extensive gin collection – 237 varieties from 21 countries, including house-infused concoctions like coriander and rhubarb. But what truly sets it apart is the whimsical manifesto that celebrates its prohibition-era charm. Though its name suggests secrecy, Hidden Bar is anything but, conveniently located off the lobby. Plus, it boasts a breathtaking outdoor terrace that gazes upon the serene waters surrounding Al Maryah Island.

Stars N Bars

Stars N Bars Abu Dhabi is more than just a sports bar – it's a groundbreaking concept inspired by the famous Stars N Bars in Monte Carlo. Set against the backdrop of the luxurious Yas Marina and the Formula 1™ race track, it's the perfect blend of glamour and entertainment. This dynamic venue offers a wide range of beverages plus a a diverse selection of European, Asian and American-style cuisine in a relaxed, inviting atmosphere. The best part? You won't miss a moment of your favourite sporting events with multiple flat-screen TVs spread across the venue.

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