Music To My Ears: The Haute 5 Live Music Venues in Dubai

How wonderful is it when you relax over a delicious meal or glass of wine while listening to your favorite tunes? Better yet when live musicians accompany your meal or drink. So here you have it, some of the hautest live music venues in Dubai which also serve some pretty good cuisine.

The Cellar

Listen to wonderful live music with delicious food in an al fresco setting at The Cellar in Century Village. On Mondays enjoy steady beats of soul with DJ Solo and on Wednesdays swanky jazz tunes by Madhattar.

Century Village, Garhoud 04 282 9333


If you’ve frequented the Madinat Jumeirah at night, then I’m sure you’ve noticed that Jambase always has line of eager guests outside its doors. Arrive early in the evening and you’ll find a sophisticated Manhattan-style restaurant. Stay on into the night and you’ll receive a steady stream of live jazz and soul as well as a crowd stirring up the dance floor.

Madinat Jumeirah 04 366 8888

Blue Bar

This fun looking bar with blue lighting on the ground floor of the Novotel hotel in the Dubai World Trade Center is empty by day and packed to the brim at night. Perhaps so highly rated on the food side, the live jazz acts make up for any unsatisfying culinary creations.

Novotel, Dubai World Trade Center 04 332 000


This Latin American joint in the Dubai Marine Resort and Spa plays some great latino tunes as well as serves some delicious South American cuisine. Try the Camarones Al Coco which are breaded prawns with pineapple chutney, a delicious bar snack or appetizer.

Dubai Marine Resort and Spa 04 346 1111


Seville’s is a must try for Friday nights. Enjoy delicious tapas and sangria while listening to some of the best local bands in town. Sit on the terrace for a breathtaking panoramic view of Dubai and live Flamenco guitar.

Wafi Rooftop, Oud Metha 04 324 4777