We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Calabar Lounge

Neighborhood:
Downtown Dubai
Improve this listing
Sponsored by:
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Your filters are still active.
There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
Sponsored by:
Neighborhoods
Neighborhoods
Get directions
Address: Mohammed Bin Rashid Boulevard | The Address Downtown Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Phone Number: +971 4 888 3444
Website
Description: Vibrant, Latin-inspired Calabar is a premium lounge bar, attracting...
Vibrant, Latin-inspired Calabar is a premium lounge bar, attracting Dubai's fashionable and elite. As the sun sets behind the Burj Khalifa, Calabar's sundowner terrace comes alive with an energetic buzz. On the menu is an extensive selection of premium beverages, innovative cocktails - including Calabar's signature South American mixes. The lounge also serves savoury South American specialities. Entry to Calabar Lounge is restricted to guests aged 21 years and over.
read more

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 45 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 24
    Excellent
  • 12
    Very good
  • 4
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Great night bar, perfect location, amazing view and atmosphere

Calabar is a famous bar in Dubai located at the ground floor of the five star hotel "The Address Downtown". Open every night (except ramadan or some public holidays) with happy... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 3, 2015
Lugano22
,
Dubai
Add Photo Write a Review

45 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Your overall rating of this attraction
Roll over, then click to rate
  Click to rate
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Swedish first
  • Any
English first
Rajkot, India
Level Contributor
32 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

Seating Arrangements and Tables are Nicely placed with Dim-lit candles and Nice Views of Burj Khalifa and Dubai Mall...Simply loved Sweet Potato Crisps over here...I assume it to be one of the bests in the world..Attentive and Courteous Staff..HAd a gr8 time over here...Plannning for a repeat visit...

Was this review helpful? Yes
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Level Contributor
5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

Prior seating outside reservations are a must but their booking system whether done online or by phone is excellent. Lovely location outside overlooking Burj Khalifa with nice views of the fountains. Inside brings a cosy atmosphere. Large drinks selection albeit a tad on the pricey side unless its Happy Hour! Nice bar food nibbles.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Wigan, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
20 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

Sat outside drinking cocktails listening to the music staring at the burj khalifa it's like you've left our world and arrived on another planet. Sensational

Was this review helpful? Yes
London, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
50 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

Absolutely love this place. Was a great place to go for a few drinks. The atmosphere was great and the view lovely. Would definitely come here again!!!

Was this review helpful? Yes
Norway
Level Contributor
24 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

Nice view, you can sit inside or outside in the lounge/garden. This place have good lounge music amazing view and good service, have much more do you need? maybe less expensive bellini? Thumbs up!

Was this review helpful? Yes
London, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
26 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

The perfect place to go, to get away from the hustle of everyone on the bridge wanting to get a glimpse of the Dubai Fountains. You can enjoy a drink at sunset here, enjoy the Happy Hour deals and get the perfect view to take in the Dubai Fountain extravaganza. Extremely helpful staff who were more than happy to help... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Dubai
Level Contributor
377 reviews
67 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 186 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

Calabar is a famous bar in Dubai located at the ground floor of the five star hotel "The Address Downtown". Open every night (except ramadan or some public holidays) with happy hours on drinks (6pm-8pm). Ambiance is great, service is cool, cocktails are great and food (mainly tapas to share) are excellent (this time we took the Quesedillas, Black pepper... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 3
Belfast
Level Contributor
12 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

We went to Calabar for happy hour. We loved it! Chilled out, laid back - sitting on bean bags, view of burj khalifa through the palm trees, with good music playing in the backgound. Great cocktails and really good food.

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Chichester, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
44 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

We went to Calabar for happy hour twice during our time in Dubai. The music and atmosphere were very good. Stunning views of the Burj Khalifa and good value drinks during happy hour. Highly recommended.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Dublin, Ireland
Level Contributor
44 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

My friend had recommended this place to me after we did the Burj Khalifa and we booked a table for drinks. We arrived early but there was no issue, we got a great little table outside. I had a yummy cocktail and the presentation was fab! It's happy hour here between 5 and 8pm so we caught about an hour... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes

Travelers who viewed Calabar Lounge also viewed

Dubai, Emirate of Dubai
Dubai, Emirate of Dubai
 
Dubai, Emirate of Dubai
Dubai, Emirate of Dubai
 

Been to Calabar Lounge? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Calabar Lounge

Address: Mohammed Bin Rashid Boulevard | The Address Downtown Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Phone Number: +971 4 888 3444
Location: Middle East  >  United Arab Emirates  >  Emirate of Dubai  >  Dubai>  > Downtown Dubai

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.

Manage your listing

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of Calabar Lounge and other visitors
1 question
Ask a question
5 months ago

See all questions (1)

Questions? Get answers from Calabar Lounge staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do I have to buy a ticket for my infant?
  • How do I get there using public transportation?
  • Is there a restaurant or café onsite?

Staying in Downtown Dubai

Neighborhood Profile
Downtown Dubai
You can’t fail to miss Dubai’s iconic Burj Khalifa, the world’s tallest building. It towers over the city and resides in the prestigious Downtown development. Once an old army base, Downtown is now the jewel in Dubai’s crown, a beautiful residential and leisure area housing not only the world’s tallest building, but the world’s largest fountains and mall. Wide marble sidewalks are perfect for strolling, with restaurants, art galleries and children’s play areas. Specially commissioned sculptures line the roads and Downtown is often used as a canvas for modern art displays and community events such as Classic Car Shows and National Day parades. In the cooler months, cross one of the many bridges to the Burj Khalifa park and enjoy a picnic alongside residents and visitors, or enjoy a lunch or dinner watch the dancing fountains. Because of its mixed use, Downtown is a fantastic place to mix with Dubai residents and locals and watch real life unfold in a cosmopolitan environment.
Explore this neighborhood