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Written by Preetha Manivelan on September 26, 2020 Share on

The Best Pubs In Abu Dhabi – It’s Time To Party Hard!

Pubs are always the best place to chill out, aren’t they? Maybe because it is the best way to get along with the locals or because of the reason that you get to party with friendly people around or because you celebrate the holiday of your life. We all know how exciting Abu Dhabi is, as a holiday destination from Dubai, right? Apart from standing as home to a large variety of attractions, mosques, museums, cafes and restaurants, there are also many bars and pubs in Abu Dhabi which you must visit and experience something very different from what Abu Dhabi usually has and get into an entirely new world. Now, let’s have a look at the best pubs in Abu Dhabi and how exciting that can be during your UAE holiday.

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Best pubs in Abu Dhabi

As much as you want to visit these pubs and enjoy to the fullest, it’s important that you know the best pubs in Abu Dhabi. Visiting these with your friends or your loved one, dancing to the loud music with your favourite drink in hand, are everything that you might need on your getaway.

Check out these top 10 best pubs in Abu Dhabi.

  1. PJ O’Reilly’s
  2. Relax@12
  3. Skylite Rooftop Lounge
  4. Cristal Champagne and Cigar Bar
  5. McGettigan’s AUH
  6. Stills Restaurant & Bar
  7. Porters English Pub
  8. Ray’s Bar
  9. Hamilton’s Gastropub
  10. Cooper’s Bar & Restaurant
  11. Victor’s Bar & Restaurant
  12. Captain’s Arms
  13. The Tavern
  14. Heroes
  15. Cabana Beach Bar & Grill

1. PJ O’Reilly’s

PJ O’Reilly’s is one of the oldest pubs in Abu Dhabi which has undergone renovation to become what it is today. Though it has changed a little bit, the tradition they follow and the comfort they offer, remain to be one of the top-notch qualities of this pub. Live music, poolside views, great food and beverages and hospitality, are everything that makes it one of the finest pubs in Abu Dhabi.

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2. Relax@12

Located at Khaleej Alarabi Street, Relax@12 is one of the best pubs in Abu Dhabi. Since the rooftop pub opens at 5 PM, you would still be not late to catch an amazing sunset with terrace breeze against your face. This place also offers you some amazing food, music, views, drinks and whatnot.

3. Skylite Rooftop Lounge

Skylite Rooftop Lounge is a great place where you can party all night without getting bored. With friendly people around, the amazing staffs and the loud music, this bar becomes one of the best ways to spend your evening and liveliest pubs in Abu Dhabi.

4. Cristal Champagne and Cigar Bar

What makes Cristal Champagne and Cigar Bar one of the best bars in Abu Dhabi? Right from being a place of lovely ambience to peaceful music to soothe your soul to some of the free-flowing beverages, this cosy bar is one must-visit place for everyone.

5. McGettigan’s AUH

McGettigan’s is an Irish pub that provides such a friendly atmosphere to spend your evening. This one of the best well-known pubs in Abu Dhabi as this place has been crowned many times for offering exceptional service. To eat and drink or to party, you get just the best here.

6. Stills Restaurant & Bar

A beautiful pub lit with beautiful lights offering a beautiful experience, is everything about visiting Stills Restaurant & Bar. Here, you also get outdoor seating or on the terrace so that you can enjoy some amazing views from the bar.

7. Porters English Pub

Porters English Pub is one place if you want to spend some time hearing live music and tasting nice food and drinks. The pub is really huge which means that you will have many varieties of drinks. So, to have a lovely evening or a lively get-together, visit this pub which is one of the finest pubs in Abu Dhabi.

8. Ray’s Bar

Ray’s Bar is one of the famous pubs in Abu Dhabi that you can visit. Located at the top of Etihad Towers, this pub is known for its beautiful ambience and has won several awards too. With the hippiest music playing around, you can enjoy your drink with some of the best views of the city.

9. Hamilton’s Gastropub

If authentic dishes and wide range of drinks, great music which is neither too loud nor loo low, lively ambience and great hospitality, are everything that you would expect from a pub, then Hamilton’s Gastropub is one place you should visit and you will then know why this place is one of the best pubs in Abu Dhabi.

10. Cooper’s Bar & Restaurant

Cooper’s Bar & Restaurant is a great pub for a great night out with friends. With classic food, live sports broadcasts, music, outdoor area, beautiful lights and welcoming ambience, this pub is a whole package.

11. Victor’s Bar & Restaurant

Had a long day? How about chilling out at a pub with your friends and have a drink? Great idea, isn’t it? One such stress-relieving pub is Victor’s Bar & Restaurant. It has great food at a reasonable price, sparkling drink and great service, making it one of the best pubs in Abu Dhabi.

12. Captain’s Arms

How about having a laid-back experience while there is a classy soundtrack playing in the background? Doesn’t it sound great? From foods to service to drinks to music, you will enjoy everything at Captain’s Arms.

13. The Tavern

The Tavern is an absolute treat for those who love food and watching sports. It is a British themed pub with brickworks, barrel-shaped tables and wooden furniture, bringing in a vintage look. It is one of the best places to have a peaceful evening in Abu Dhabi.

14. Heroes

Heroes in Abu Dhabi offers such a positive environment with filling your tummy with great food. With such soothing live music played to your ears and sorrounded by friendly people, you will get such a happy vibe here and that’s why it is one of the best pubs in Abu Dhabi among youths.

15. Cabana Beach Bar & Grill

Cabana Bar & Grill covers two main attractions of Abu Dhabi at one place. Aptly named, this beach bar has an amazing beachfront restaurant with a bar where you can eat some super delicious food, sipping cocktails. This might not be the best for late night as it closes at 9 PM but still the best bar for a crazy evening.

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That’s how you should party in Abu Dhabi! With such amazing bars and pubs in Abu Dhabi, you spending hours in this emirate will feel like minutes. Choose any of these pubs in Abu Dhabi and make your UAE holiday a lot more interesting. So, are you in for partying? Then you know what to do. Check out the Pickyourtrail website and have a look at Abu Dhabi tour packages. Customize the package with your choices of places to visit. Leave a WhatsApp inquiry for more options.

Happy partying!

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