Football fans in Dubai have plenty of big matches to look forward to in the months ahead. To help sort out your weekend plans, we’ve shortlisted 6 pubs, bars and lounges where you can watch the Premier League. Check them out…
1. Bidi Bondi
Aussie-themed bar Bidi Bondi is a paradise for any sports fanatic. Screening all the big Premier League matches, you’ll love its laid-back vibes and quiet address on the Palm. Come down on Fridays and Saturdays where they’re offering five drinks (or four drinks plus a meal) for AED 145.
Location: Shoreline Apartments, Palm Jumeirah
2. The Locker Room
Grab a chair at The Locker Room where they’re offering a bucket of Heineken or Budweiser for AED 99, or a bucket of Corona for AED 119. The staff are some of the friendliest bunch we’ve come across, which makes spending time here all the more enjoyable. With reasonably priced drinks on offer, this place fills up quick on match days/nights.
Location: Golden Tulip Hotel, Al Barsha
3. Quantum Sports Lounge
Quantum Sports Lounge is a sleek, upscale space that boasts TV screens in every corner of the room, so you’ll never miss out on any of the action. Don’t miss the extra long happy hour that runs from 2pm – 8pm; they also offer 4 beers for AED 95.
Location: Melia Dubai Hotel, Bur Dubai
4. McGettigan’s JBR
McGettigan’s new branch in JBR is quickly becoming one of our favourite locals to watch the match. The venue is spacious and the service is usually spot-on. If you’re living/working in the area, pop in during happy hour from 4pm – 9pm where you’ll find live music and a DJ spinning.
Location: Hilton Dubai Jumeirah Resort
5. Brunswick Sports Club
With a weekly line-up of matches and not-to-be-missed Brunny’s QUIZ for Dummies every Tuesday, Brunswick Sports Club is all about the casual vibes and welcoming atmosphere. Come down for a bucket of beers and a burger for AED 150 during Brunswick’s Friday Bucket List deals, rolling out from 12pm-6pm.
Location: Sheraton Hotel, Mall of the Emirates, Al Barsha
6. Barasti Dubai
We couldn’t exclude Barasti Dubai from this list even if we tried. Well-known for their giant outdoor projection screen and jungle tent set-up, the atmosphere by the beach is easy to love. Generally packed throughout the whole week, come down during happy hour from 4pm – 7pm for discounts on drinks.
Location: Le Meridien Mina Seyahi, Al Sufouh Road