Aprés: Ladies get a complimentary World Cup-themed beverage on arrival, while men get a bucket of selected bottles for Dhs99. There will be mini burgers and pizzas with toppings themed on the national cuisines of the teams playing. Mall of the Emirates, Barsha (04 341 2575).
BarZar: Enjoy games and prizes, a football and nation-themed menu and a vast range of beverage offers add to the fun, including a buy-one-get-one-free deal one hour before the first game of each day. Souk Madinat Jumeirah (04 366 6730). To book a VIP table, call 050 550 7463.
Belgian Beer Café (Grand Millennium): Book a table for four for Dhs200 and receive special beverages and a snack platter while enjoying the match. Alternatively, book a table for 20 for Dhs2,400, which includes special beverages and BBC’s famous mussels with fries. There will also be daily draws to win great prizes, including a Grand Raffle with the chance to win four nights at the Millenium Hotel in London’s Mayfair. Grand Millennium Dubai, Al Barsha (04 4234111).
Barça Club: When Spain or Italy play, get two-for-one deals on main courses and deals on selected beverages. Palm Jumeirah (04 439 3548).
Biggles: Join Biggles’ Football Club (by filling out a simple application form) and throughout the World Cup tournament you’ll be entitled to free chicken wings, nachos or cheese and bacon fries during your team’s match when you buy a drink. You can get a free drink if your team wins. If you recommend a friend to join the club, you’ll get a free meal for two at Gozo Garden. Go to the Customer Relations desk for more information. Millenium Airport Hotel Dubai, Garhoud (04 702 8888).
Charlie’s: Try the Football Finger-Lick’n platter – choose from a meaty feast for Dhs80, or fishy delights for Dhs90. Four Points by Sheraton, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 323 0333).
Dhow & Anchor:Enjoy a happy hour, with 50 per cent off drinks between 7pm-8pm and food and beverage specials while you take in the action. Jumeirah Beach Hotel, Jumeirah (04 406 8999). Elements: Watch the match while enjoying café fare (including country-themed pizzas). If you correctly guess the result of any match, your table eats and drinks for free. Wafi, Oud Metha (04 324 4252).
Harry’s Place: For every Dhs100 spent at Harry’s Place while watching the World Cup games, you’ll be in with a chance of winning two tickets to Johannesburg with South African Airways. Plus, you can enjoy the munchies on offer, a 6pm-8pm happy hour and live entertainment from Sugar Free. Renaissance Dubai, Deira (04 262 5555).
Harvesters:Bringing the World Cup to you – staff will be dressed as refs, with whistles and red and yellow cards for guests to use, as well as (of course) screening the big games. Crowne Plaza Dubai, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 331 1111).
Hofbräuhaus: With authentic German fare, enjoy a World Cup platter while watching the game. Pay Dhs120 for food and get one house beverage free. There will be competitions and chance to win great prizes, too. JW Marriott Dubai, Deira (04 607 7977).
The Hub: There will be complimentary finger bites from 4pm-7pm during the World Cup, overlapping with its usual 6pm-8pm happy hour. There will be specials on selected drinks, as well as competitions and daily giveaways. Sofitel Dubai Jumeirah Beach (04 448 4848).
Madison Bar: Watch the football and check out the special World Cup menu, as well as enjoying five bottles in a bucket for Dhs100. There will also be a nightly quiz with plenty of prizes. Ibis Al Barsha (04 399 6699).
Nasimi Beach: Watch the game from a big screen, enjoy the happy hour from 4pm-6pm and taste the special menu, which includes nachos, chicken wings and other game eats. Atlantis The Palm (04 426 2626).
Nelson’s Bar: With live coverage, food and drink deals, games, competitions, live music, guest DJs and prizes, Nelson’s is covering all bases this World Cup. If you enter the raffle, you could even win a flight for two to South Africa. Media Rotana Dubai, TECOM (04 435 0260). Nezesaussi Grill:For the quarters, semis and final, enjoy a platinum package at Dhs1,000 per table (for four people) including a snack platter, salad, a choice of three mains, a small dessert and a selected drink. Extra guests can also be added to table bookings at an additional Dhs250 per person. Al Manzil Hotel, Old Town (04 428 5923).
Player’s Lounge: The Country Club’s popular sports bar is screening all the World Cup matches with a ‘Predict and Win’ promo throughout the tournament. The Country Club Hotel, Bur Dubai (04 398 8840).
The Pub: With daily prizes to be won and a specially created World Cup menu, The Pub will offer guests a chance to get a 31 per cent discount on their table’s total bill by guessing the score, plus you will then be entered into a raffle to win a weekend night’s stay for two at the Radisson Blu Yas Island, including breakfast and dinner. Radisson Blu Hotel, Dubai Deira Creek (04 205 7333 / 7444).
Somerset’s: Watch the games from a big screen and try something from the country-themed food and drink menu. With World Cup quizzes during half time and a big raffle, there are lots of chances to win prizes. Mövenpick Hotel, Bur Dubai (04 336 6000).
The Terrace at Park Hyatt: Have a sophisticated evening of football-watching at the Park Hyatt’s waterfront bar, The Terrace, or in the air-conditioned enclosed balcony at Thai Kitchen. All the classics are on the menu, such as burgers, hot dogs and pizzas. For prices and reservations, call 04 602 1804 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. Park Hyatt Dubai, Deira (04 317 2222).
Vista: There will be two large-screen TVs on the shisha terrace, plus two screens inside. There are plenty of prizes up for grabs, including football shirts and food and drink vouchers. Holiday Inn Express, Knowledge Village (04 427 5500).
Wafi:With an air-conditioned marquee on the terrace of Carter’s or indoor viewing with tapas nibbles at Seville’s, both venues will offer the chance to win prizes if you guess the correct score, along with other fun competitions. Wafi, Oud Metha (04 324 4100).
The Wharf: The classic English menu will feature football-themed favourites, plus large screens, drink offers, games and prizes. Put your sports knowledge to the test every Tuesday at 8.30pm with a sports quiz and great prizes up for grabs. Between 4pm-8pm every day you can get any drink, with the same again for Dhs10. On Saturdays, enjoy a pie and a pint with the game for Dhs90. Mina A’ Salam, Madinat Jumeirah (04 366 6730).