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The Nine - GastropubThe Bar

The Bar

Make it an experience to remember with The Nine Gastropub boasting a feline twist. This gastropub is a nod to British pubs with enticing menu items, the big screens to catch your favorite games on while enjoying an impressive hops and beverage menu. This bar is all set in the backdrop of a vibrant setting infused with Sofitel Dubai The Obelisk’s Egyptian design influence.

The Nine neighborhood gastropub is where ‘purr-fect’ moments happen. Symbolizing the nine lives of a cat, treat your spirits to masterfully created cocktails and classic English culinary highlights, all set in the vibrant and eclectic ambiance of a traditional British pub.

Opening Hours

Sunday to Wednesday: 12 PM to Midnight (Last food order at 11:30 PM)
Thursday & Friday: 12 PM to 1 AM (Last food order at midnight)
We Don’t Serve Milk‘ – Happy Hour: 3 PM to 8 PM daily
Saturday Roast: 12:30 PM to 4 PM

Location: Conveniently located with direct access from both the Sofitel Dubai The Obelisk lobby, and the street thanks to the private side entrance, giving The Nine that neighborhood feel.

Please note: Persons aged below 21 are not permitted entry to The Nine Gastropub as per UAE Law. 

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Design and Ambience

Egyptian heritage is a strong element in the interior design. With cat imagery engraved on the walls, representative of the life story of the goddess Bastet – the ancient Egyptian goddess of protection – as soon as guests walk through the door they are immediately immersed in ancient Egyptian heritage. Additionally, The Nine, which symbolizes the nine lives of a cat, has three inverted triangles hanging from the ceiling, representative of the three pyramids of Giza; Menkaure, Khafre and the Great Pyramid of Khufu.

On The Menu

The menus provide the best of traditional British recipes and home comforts with a contemporary twist such as the signature Fish & Chips, The Nine burger and posh bangers and mash. Guests are also able to select from a constantly changing specials board, showcasing daily specialties. Accompanying the food menu is the wine list offering organic and biodynamic options as well as a gin trolley, where guests can craft their own favorite cocktail as they look for something a little more refreshing. Click our menu button above to see the full menu.

The chef


Born in the United Kingdom, with over sixteen years of experience, Michael brings to Sofitel Dubai The Obelisk his creativity, passion and his culinary experience in the exquisite art of fine dining.

From a young age, Michael always aspired to be a chef. Driven by passion, Michael went on to study at Cambridge Regional College from 2005 to 2008, where he obtained several qualifications including NVQ Level 3 Professional Chef, NVQ Level 2 Food Service and more. While studying, he simultaneously interned at a two Michelin star restaurant, Midsummer House, working alongside Daniel Clifford.

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