Because when singing in the shower is not enough…
Sometimes you have to let go and tap into your inner popstar. We’ve rounded up the five best karaoke venues in Dubai to unleash your inner Gaga.
At Mr. Miyagi’s
Where: Media One Hotel
The truth : This karaoke place is perfect for relaxing. Crush some classics while indulging in elite Asian delights like satay and kung pao. There are also other daily events, like ladies’ and boys’ nights, brunches, and a happy hour from 5-8 p.m. on weekdays. Be sure to book ahead, as the place fills up on the weekends.
Best for: People who are just looking to have a good time.
Mr. Miyagi’s, Media One Hotel, Dubai Media City, Monday and Tuesday closed, Wednesday to Sunday 5:00 p.m. to 3:00 a.m. Tel: (04) 420 7489. mrmiyagis.xyz
Hibiki Karaoke Lounge
Where: Hyatt Regency
The truth : The hotel offers the Hibiki Karaoke Music Lounge, the first authentic karaoke lounge in Dubai. Hibiki offers guests the option of singing in front of an audience or in the privacy of one of two themed private rooms, equipped with individual state-of-the-art, state-of-the-art karaoke units.
Best for: A Gathering family and friends for a melodious evening with a selection of drinks and snacks.
Hyatt Regency, Al Khaleej Road, Dubai, Tuesday-Sunday 7:00 p.m.-2:00 a.m. Tel: (04) 209 6914. hibikilounge.com
Where: Barsha Heights
The truth : There’s a lot to love about this Barsha Heights bar: live music, a daily happy hour, a sweet girls’ night out…oh, and private karaoke modules. There’s a huge list of tracks that you select from an on-screen menu, including predefined themed playlists (such as the 80s and 90s) so you don’t even have to worry about choosing the good song.
Best for: Groups of friends with varying degrees of love for karaoke. Lucky Voice is a fun destination in its own right, so you can easily hang out at the bar while the band’s vocalists enjoy the pods.
Grand Millennium Hotel, Barsha Heights, Dubai, daily from 4 p.m. to 3 a.m., Dhs 50 per hour for the first two hours, then Dhs 30 per hour. Such. : (800) 58259.luckyvoice.ae
Kung Korean Restaurant and Karaoke
Where: Barsha Heights
The truth : If you like karaoke, this Korean restaurant and bar is probably already on your speed dial. Located in the Byblos Hotel, it’s famous for its maze of private karaoke booths, fully equipped with plastic menus, microphones and TVs – the karaoke system even rates you out of 100 for your performance. Order mandu (Korean dumplings) to the room and indulge. Be sure to book ahead, as the place fills up on the weekends.
Best for: Hardcore karaoke fans; Kung’s is not a destination you visit for anything other than singing your heart out.
Byblos Hotel, Barsha Heights, Dubai, daily from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 a.m., Dhs 110 per hour. Tel: (04) 432 7966. bybloshoteldubai.com
Where: The point
The truth : It’s a luxury nighttime karaoke experience. Delight in a lively atmosphere brought to life by electric performances from professional singers, dancers, fire-eaters and aerial artists, while sampling a Slavic Mediterranean menu.
Best for: Party people!
The Pointe, West Side, Palm Jumeirah, Dubai, daily from 1 p.m. to 4 a.m. Tel: (04) 582 9333. zroom.ae
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