The Irish Village

Irish theme pub with massive al fresco area and regular entertainment Reviews

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Sun 9pm-midnight, 80’s and 90’s pop-rock from Martin J Carre; Mon-Tue 9pm-midnight, cover hits from Kara Gray; Wed 9pm-midnight, acoustic folkie covers plus live looping from Drew Jones; Thu 9.30pm-12.30am, pop acoustic covers from the Maple Jacks; Fri 3pm-6pm, 9.30pm-12.30am & Sat 3pm-6pm, 9pm-midnight, pop and rock from Steve Walton (Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday)

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From Time Out Dubai City Guide 2007

While The Irish Village hardly stands out from any of the billion other Irish hooch houses from Dubai to Derby, it’s a great option if you’re looking for a pint, a nibble and a crowd to enjoy them with. The major draw during winter months is the fantastic outside terrace that hugs a duck pond, yet the vast assortment of draught beers available - including old country favourites Guinness and Kilkenny, keep people flooding in all year round.

By Time Out Dubai Staff

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  • Users voted this bar/club most suitable for: Live music

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Posted by: lee harris on 08 Jan ' 12 at 07:08
  • Best for: Live music

i do like the irish village, there are not many places in dubai where u can sit outside and enjoy a pint. the food is not amazing but you would not come here just for the food, i eat here to soak up some of the beer i drink. its relaxed and very casual and here you meet real people.

Posted by: Cihan Guneser on 20 Oct ' 10 at 07:12
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  • Would you go back to this bar/club? No

Its a big disappointment and uncool to change enterance policy at the last minute @ Oktoberfest. And the staff wasnt nice at all.

Posted by: LK on 20 Oct ' 10 at 05:39
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  • Would you go back to this bar/club? No

Before going to the Hopfest/Oktoberfest, we called several times to confirm that there was no cover charge. We were told there was not.

To our surprise and dismay, upon arrival at Irish Village (with a large group of people), we were told there was in fact a cover charge. The staff was quite rude about this.

Furthermore, Irish Village pulled this same stunt last year.

If you like being lied to, then sure, come here.

If not, I suggest you find elsewhere to spend your money.

Posted by: Crischelle Claro on 28 Jan ' 09 at 02:55
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  • Best for: Live music
  • Would you go back to this bar/club? Yes

Living less than 5 mins walk away from the Irish Village, it's a spot we frequent regularly. Although the service can be questionable, the food itself is very good. Great live music and a relaxed outdoor setting make it one of my favourite pre-clubbing destinations and it's overall it's a great place to hang out any day/night of the week.

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