From glamorous and elegant to casual and laid back, there is a nightlife experience in Dubai to suit everyone. The city has a large number of Indian nightclubs that offer varied entertainment ranging from well known resident DJ's and live bands to live music and dance performances.
While the entertainment is heavily Bollywood-inspired, there are also some South Indian nightclubs catering to lovers of South Indian films and music.
Most of the nightclubs are based in restaurants offering a mix of Indian food and live entertainment.
Here's a list of 10 Indian nightclubs to try in the city. By law, nightclubs in Dubai are open only till 3am and keep in mind that entry is not permitted to anyone below the age of 21.
Dance to the beats of DJ Vicky and live performers at this nightclub at the President Hotel in Bur Dubai. Tel: 04-3346565.
This nightclub at Four Points by Sheraton on Khalid Bin Walid Street, Bur Dubai, has a tropical theme with bamboo railings, a sandy floor, poolside cabanas and rustic furniture. Expect lively music from DJ Tushaar and excellent theme nights. Tel: 04-3977444.
Located on the ground floor of the Country Club Hotel in Bur Dubai this restaurant cum nightclub serves Mughlai food and the entertainment is provided by a resident DJ and live singers and dancers. Tel: 04-3988840.
This restaurant cum nightclub at the Ramee Royal Hotel in Karama offers North Western Frontier cuisine with kebabs barbequed at your table. And after 11.30pm you can groove on the dance floor to the music of house DJ Ronnie and other guest DJ's. The club also hosts a karaoke night on Fridays. Tel: 04-3344088.
This nightclub at the Regent Palace Hotel, Bur Dubai, offers mellow live music and dancing from 9pm to 11pm. The mood gets lively after DJ Prashant takes over with dancers performing to his pacy Bollywood remixes. Tel: 04-3963888.
Located in the Ramee International Hotel in Al Nasser Square, Deira, this nightclub has live singers and dancers as well as a DJ. Tel: 04-2240222.
Also located in the Ramee International Hotel in Al Nasser Square, Deira, this is a South Indian nightclub with live singers and dancers performing to popular South Indian numbers.
This nightclub in the K-Porte Inn on Rigga Road was earlier called Ghungroo. Dance to the beats of DJ Krish and enjoy live singing and dancing performances. Tel: 050-3429379.
The latest Indian nightclub in Dubai was to open in the Dubai Nova Hotel in Bur Dubai on October 30. Tel: 050-3429379.
This Indian nightclub is located in the Bin Suloom Plaza Suites Hotel in Deira. The hotel also has a South Indian nightclub called Rajni. Tel: 2958777.