Heroes

Review: An unpretentious spot with a great sense of fun
  • 1

Time Out Says

Everyone needs a good local, especially if you happen to live thousands of miles away from home. The best thing about a good neighbourhood bar is that it’s always there for you – it doesn’t expect you to adhere to a strict dress code, it never minds what time you decide to pop by and you’re always guaranteed a warm welcome. It might not be the glitziest or the trendiest spot in the world, but its yours.

Within minutes of arriving at Heroes, we know we have found just such a place. And we are never going to let it go.

The first thing that pricks our ears up is the music – track after track of cheesy 80s tunes, interspersed with the odd contemporary number, all begging to be sung along to.

The down-to-earth decor is reminiscent of a traditional British pub and, to be fair, most of the clientele seem to have been transported from one.

The venue comes into its own the longer the night stretches on, with crowds of revellers flooding in to catch a live game on one of the big screens or listen to the hummable songs, or perhaps hang around to see one of the best live bands in the city – the irrepressible International Playboys.

Heroes is a great place to let your hair down after a long week and enjoy a fun night out with your pals. There are plenty of spots to take a load off in this spacious venue, but we enjoy surveying the throng of toe-tapping customers from the bar. It’s great fun.

With a regular Monday quiz night, a Friday post-brunch party and lots of happy hour deals, there is always a reason to visit Heroes. It doesn’t close its doors until 4am, either, so you can always make a night (and early morning) of it.

The bottom line

One of the liveliest nights out in the city.

By Time Out Staff Writer  | 04 Oct 2017

Be the first to get all the latest Abu Dhabi news, reviews and deals into your inbox by signing up to our free newsletter, click here to sign up.

Details

TypeBar & Pub
12:00 PM to 4:00 AM
Sunday: 12:00 PM to 4:00 AMMonday: 12:00 PM to 4:00 AMTuesday: 12:00 PM to 4:00 AMWednesday: 12:00 PM to 4:00 AMThursday: 12:00 PM to 4:00 AMFriday: 12:00 PM to 4:00 AMSaturday: 12:00 PM to 4:00 AM
Show number 02 616 6166
Abu Dhabi, Al Markaziya, Sheikh Hamdan Street - Abu Dhabi - United Arab Emirates

Recommended for you in Bars

Mastermind producer and second-man-on-the-moon make unlikely friends at Montegra

The Ghantoot nightspot was, as always, buzzing with a lively crowd this weekend

Hot hip hop duo took to the stage at the du Arena in Abu Dhabi

Time Out has the best photos and pictures of Coldplay live on New Year's Eve at

Time Out has the best pictures of Abu Dhabi Grand Prix weekend on Yas Island, in

Time Out has the best pictures of Abu Dhabi Grand Prix weekend on Yas Island, in