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We hit the greens with the Royal Golf Club’s new instructor Gavin Campbell

Bahrain's best bar bands

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Punchline Comedy returns to Bahrain

Trio of top comics coming to the island

Best bars for sport in Bahrain

Great places to watch sports or play classic bar games

Barmy beverage deals in Bahrain

Weekly one-offs, deals for crew and more

Pub quizzes in Bahrain

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Best bar bites in Bahrain

Great value and taste with these after dark menus

This month's best food events

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Ultimate guide to nightlife in Bahrain

Music, games, drinks deals and more after dark fun

How to cook Mexican food

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Top outdoor bars in Bahrain

Three favourites for al fresco drinks

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