Inside Dubai's new exclusive lounge in DIFC
The latest edition to Dubai’s speakeasy scene, Galaxy Bar, is nothing if not exclusive: the late night venue is RSVP-only and has a specific dress code.
Tucked away in a hidden corner next to avli by Tasha's in DIFC, is open from early evening. According to its sparse website, guests at the venue can expect “an intimate and vibrant lounge, bathed in the deep, dark blue of the universe, where our guests come together and create a universe of their own. Perfect for after-dark experiences and late-night soirees.”
However, if you're looking to check out this new venue, there's one thing you need to be aware of, you'll have to pay a hefty cover charge. A minimum spend is required at this venue, which currently stands at AED 2,500 for two guests, AED 5,000 for three to eight guests and AED 10,000 for nine to 15 guests.
This new lounge has a very specific dress code as well. It's door policy states "No effort – no entry! We don't allow flipflops, sandals, shorts or sportswear."
Galaxy Bar is closed on Sunday and Monday, but is open for private event bookings.
This new venue seats about 50 people, so you better get those bookings in early (but be aware, bookings don't always guarantee entry.
UPDATE: The information in this article on guest bookings was amended as incorrect information was supplied by Galaxy Bar.