Building 6, Gate Village, Dubai International Financial Center
What: The first Middle Eastern outpost of hip bar-restaurant combo Zuma.
The look: Über-cool Asian minimalism in a semi-industrial modernist settingsteel and glass elevators and stairways, backlit wooden latticing, oversized sake bottles.
Who goes: Well-heeled cosmopolitan expat professionals.
Sound track: Chilled-out but loud trance.
What to wear: Baggy designer jeans and sneakers for boys; diminutive dress and skyscraper heels for girls.
What to drink: The Rubabusake and vodka mixed with fresh passion fruit.
Door policy: Book if you're coming on a Thursday (Dubai's Friday), otherwise walk straight in.