Champions League drama is heating up towards the end of the 2018/19 season, with Tottenham and Liverpool making it to the grand finale on Saturday, 6th June. Many bars and clubs are luring football fans with screenings and deals on beverages and here are some of the best spots in Dubai to catch the live action…
Where: Emirates Golf Club
About: Every kick, pass and dribble of the final will be beamed across Spike Bar’s massive screens. Patrons can choose from an array of dishes and beverages and enjoy the live sporting action, be it inside the bar or on the terrace. It’s also worth mentioning that Emirates Golf Club has a new night golf package where guests can play either a 9-hole or 18-hole course and receive a Dhs 65 voucher at Spike Bar. For reservations, call 04 417 9999 or drop an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Where: Le Meridien Mina Seyahi Beach Resort, Dubai Marina
About: Just in time for the final, Barasti has installed an air-conditioned tent with an LED screen, as well as two additional giant screens outdoors. The beach club is offering packages for groups of six, inclusive of beverages, sharing bites and platters, priced from Dhs 750-2,000. For reservations, call 04 318 1313 or email email@example.com.
Photograph credit: Barasti
Where: Dubai Sports City
About: Hot on the heels of their fourth-anniversary celebrations, Kicker’s, one of the most sports-centric bars in town, will be serving a line-up of beverages and pub-grub on the day. Kickers boasts of a vibrant atmosphere with huge screens across the venue and, things do get loud during intense moments of the game! For reservations, call 04 448 1001 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Photograph credit: Kickers
The Irish Village
Where: Al Garhoud
About: It doesn’t get more central than The Irish Village. Get your cheer on and expect to be captivated by the football-frenzy, with views of the garden and lake. Look out for a host of drink deals and their signature Irish dishes. For reservations, call 04 282 4750 or email email@example.com.
Photograph credit: The Irish Village
Where: Dubai World Trade Centre
About: If you’re looking for a high-energy place where you can cheer among hardcore football fans, we recommend heading to McGettigan’s. All the action will be screened on their huge TV screen and there’s a traditional Irish roast dinner on offer, priced Dhs 99 onwards. For reservations, call 04 378 0800 or drop an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Photograph credit: McGettigan’s