Best places to catch all the top Summer Games action
Dubai Ice Rink The Dubai Mall’s rink has been covered and lined with bean bags, allowing fans to watch events on the huge 20m x 10m screen. There will also be a parade on Friday July 27 to mark the opening ceremony. Dhs55 (on-ice seating), Dhs15 (stadium seating). Open Sun-Wed 10am-10pm, Thu-Sat 11.15am-midnight. The Dubai Mall (04 448 5111).
McGettigan’s This Irish venue is offering scratchcards with every cola sold, with the chance to win brunch vouchers or an overnight stay at the Bonnington. Free entry. Open daily 5pm-2am (open earlier for major medal events). Bonnington Jumeirah Lake Towers (04 356 0560).
Rivington Grill There’s a menu of British fare served throughout the Games. Free entry. Open daily noon-midnight. Madinat Jumeirah (04 366 6464).
Rostang, The French Brasserie Enjoy a more refined Olympic experience: Rostang will boast a large projector screen and will be open throughout the day. Free entry. Open daily 1pm-10.30pm. Atlantis The Palm, Palm Jumeirah (04 426 2626).