Halloween 2019: The Spookiest Soirées in the UAE

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From frightful rooftop parties to monster-inspired menus, celebrate Halloween in spookilicious style across Dubai and Abu Dhabi…

Studio Bagatelle

GHOULISH GLAMOUR: Studio Bagatelle
Studio Bagatelle’s recently launched disco night will have a dark twist this week in honour of Halloween. Show-stopping decorations will join the venue’s iconic disco-balls, during a night of eerie entertainment and terrifying fun. Fuel up for an evening of dancing with gourmet delights like coquille st-jacques and poulpe croustillant. October 30 from 8pm to late at Studio Bagatelle The Fairmont Hotel Sheikh Zayed Road; +971 4 354 5035

Lima Dubai

Peruvian restaurant and bar concept, Lima, will transform its vibrant lounge into a haunted house full of tricks and treats for All Hallows’ Eve. Diners can enjoy a 3-course sharing menu featuring dishes such as classic ceviche, baby chicken a la brasa and limo saltado. After the frightful feast, the salsa party will get into full swing. October 31 from 7pm to 3am at Lima Dubai, The Square, City Walk, Dubai; +971 56 500 4571

The Loft

The Loft is hosting an epic Halloween bash inspired by The Phantom of the Opera — which is currently on stage at the Dubai Opera. The late evening affair will comprise of gourmet eats, free-flowing drinks and a fancy dress contest, with a special prize for the best dressed. Drink packages start from Dhs299 and food is Dhs50 per dish. October 31 from 9pm to 2am at The Loft, Dubai Opera, Downtown Dubai; +971 4 362 7312

Renowned chef and restaurateur Marco Pierre White

FRIGHT NIGHT: Marco’s New York Italian
If you’re in the capital for Halloween, pay a visit to Marco Pierre White’s newly opened restaurant, where you can find good food and uplifting beats. The resident DJ will start the party, whilst you dig into homemade pizza and tasty ribs. There’s a prize for the most creative costume, so start preparing your creepy chic outfit. Dhs175 per person for an unlimited beverage package. October 31 from 9pm to 12am at Marco’s New York Italian, Fairmont Bab Al Bahr, Abu Dhabi; +971 2 654 3238

Treehouse rooftop terrace

With spectacular views of Dubai’s after-dark skyline, the Treehouse is the perfect place to celebrate Halloween in style. The relaxed urban rooftop will turn into a spine-chilling space where fear meets fun. Sample a selection of themed cocktails and scarily good bites off the a la carte menu. October 31 from 6pm to 12am at Treehouse, Taj Dubai, Burj Khalifa Street;+971 58 827 2763

La Carnita

Laid-back Latin restaurant, La Carnita, will host two celebrations over the weekend to mark both Halloween and the Mexican holiday Dia De Los Muertos (known as Day of the Dead). Sample some of Dubai’s best margaritas with tacos, churros and a mixtape of tunes. October 31 and November 1 from 5pm at La Carnita, InterContinental Dubai Marina; +9714425 4030

Luna Sky Bar terrace

Just in time for frightful festivities, the terrace at the Luna Sky Bar has reopened with a fresh look. With new furniture designed to enhance your experience, the venue promises an ambience of pure luxury, unparalleled hospitality and stunning city views. For Halloween, put on a happy face at the Joker Party — with a free flow service for those with face paint. October 31 from 7pm to 10pm, Luna Sky Bar, Four Seasons Hotel, DIFC; +971 4 506 0000