Nelson’s Sports Bar

A sleek sports bar in Business Bay
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Time Out Says

When the answer to “do you have any deals on?” is “yes, pints are Dhs25 and you can get a burger and a pint for Dhs70,” you know you’re in the right place.

On this occasion, that means we’re in Nelson’s, the new sports bar at the Radisson Blu Hotel Dubai Waterfront in Business Bay.

The venue has a generous happy hour, with a couple of pints options available, and lots of screens to watch sport.

When it comes to the food, we can’t look past that deal, though there’s plenty of other classic pub grub on offer. We’re talking about platters of pastry-wrapped and battered and breaded deep-fried and goodies, such as Scotch eggs, sausage rolls, onion rings and chicken lollipops. If it’s beige, it’s in, and that’s just the way we like it.

The burger is very good, with juicy meat sandwiched between a soft bun (that shows no signs of disintegrating under pressure) and toppings that add a bit of crunch and extra flavour. We’re big fans of it, but still prefer the fries that come with it. Actually, they’re half way between fries and good old-fashioned chips. We could have eaten double the amount we were given.

It’s not revolutionary, but Nelson’s does what it’s supposed to very well. Next time that platter has our names on it.

A sleek sports bar in Business Bay

It’s Dhs70 for a burger and pint

By Time Out staff  | 12 Feb 2020

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12:00 PM to 2:00 AM
Sunday: 12:00 PM to 2:00 AMMonday: 12:00 PM to 2:00 AMTuesday: 12:00 PM to 2:00 AMWednesday: 12:00 PM to 2:00 AMThursday: 12:00 PM to 2:00 AMFriday: 12:00 PM to 2:00 AM
Show number 04 249 7800
Dubai, Business Bay, Marasi Dr - Dubai - United Arab Emirates

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