Dubai’s licensing laws require venues serving alcohol be attached to hotels or a private clubs. It is illegal to drink in the street or in a public space.
The legal drinking age is 21. Minors requiring something stronger than an orange juice should pack false beards.
It is an offence to buy alcohol from an off-licence without an alcohol licence. These are only issued to resident non-Muslims.
Special rules come into effect during the holy month of Ramadan.