Where to watch the World Cup 2014

Our handy guide of where to catch the match

World Cup 2014, World Cup
Old Dubai

Carter’s
Showing all the matches?
Yes.

Number of TV screens: Six HD.

Football tent or dedicated fan zone? There will be indoor and outdoor areas at Carter’s with screens showing the football.

Drinks deals: Dhs22 for a pint and Dhs19 for selected bottles of hops, glasses of grape and shorts.

Food deals: Enjoy a great football-inspired menu with dishes from only Dhs30. Fish and chips costs Dhs40.

Cheapest pint or bottle of hops: Dhs19 for selected bottles.

Bookings accepted? Yes, and there’s no minimum spend.
Open daily noon-2am (can be extended for late games). Wafi Pyramids, Oud Metha, www.pyramidsrestaurantsatwafi.com (04 324 4100).

Casa de Tapas
Showing all the matches?
We will be open through lunch and dinner; the last match we will show will be the midnight kick-off. Bar service will end at 2am.

Number of TV screens: 14, including one large projection screen.

Football tent or dedicated fan zone? No tent, but the entire indoor venue will be dedicated to and decorated for the FIFA World Cup. All fans are welcome, while special attention will be paid to Spain and the South and Latin American teams. We have seven dedicated tables with individual TV screens where up to eight guests can choose their preferred game at any time.

Drinks deals: During the 90 minutes’ game-time, we will offer a pitcher of Spanish mixed beverage for Dhs90. One short drink will be offered for Dhs20 for each penalty given. If there’s a penalty shootout, we will offer the Penalty Box deal with ten shorts for Dhs99. Also, five bottles of hops for Dhs99, Dhs12 on selected shorts and ten shorts for Dhs99.

Food deals: Three tapas items for Dhs75 (add a glass of Spanish mixed beverage for Dhs100), six tapas items for Dhs135 (add two glasses of Spanish mixed beverage for Dhs185), nine tapas items for Dhs175 (add three glasses
of mixed Spanish beverage for Dhs250).

Cheapest pint or bottle of hops: Dhs37 for draught hops and Dhs40 for a bottle.

Competitions and prizes: On your fifth visit during the FIFA World Cup, or if you spend more than Dhs500 in one visit, you’ll receive a free shirt of your national team. If you spend more than Dhs100 you will be entered into a prize draw to win a free table at Cielo with a bottle of bubbly. We will also be running a prediction competition during the tournament: guess the first goal scorer to win a Dhs100 voucher, guess the first goal scorer and final result to win a Dhs200 voucher, and guess all the goal scorers and final result to win a Dhs300 voucher.

Special guests and/or additional entertainment: We’ll have live Latin and Spanish entertainment on certain nights in between matches. There will be no extra entertainment during the Holy Month of Ramadan.

Bookings accepted? Yes. Bookings are advised for the tables with individual TV screens, for which the minimum booking size is five people.
Open daily until 2am. Dubai Creek Golf and Yacht Club, Deira, reservations@casadetapas.ae, www.facebook.com/CasaDeTapasDubai (04 416 1800).

Champions Sports Bar
Showing all the matches? We will show all matches during our opening hours.

Number of TV screens: 21, plus two projector screens.

Drinks deals: Game platters from Dhs69 and buckets of five hops from Dhs135.

Cheapest pint or bottle of hops: Dhs39 for a bottle.

Bookings accepted? Yes, and recommended for groups of five and above, with a minimum spend of Dhs199 per person.
Open daily 6pm-2.45am. JW Marriott Hotel Dubai, Deira, www.marriottdiningatjw.ae, jwdubai.dining@marriotthotels.com (04 607 7977 / 7009 / 7588).

Cheers Pub
Showing all the matches?
Yes.

Number of TV screens: Three HD.

Football tent or dedicated fan zone? World cup action will be shown both in Cheers Pub and near the pool (approximate capacity of 120 people).

Drinks deals: Pints of hops at Dhs25, house grape and shorts at Dhs20 and mixed beverages at Dhs25.

Food deals: Dishes starting from Dhs18, fish and chips at only Dhs29.

Cheapest pint or bottle of hops: Dhs25 for pints.

Bookings accepted? Table bookings are recommended and there’s no minimum spend.
Open daily 11am-3am (can be extended for late games). Arabian Park Hotel, part of Wafi Hotels, Oud Metha, www.wafihotels.com (04 324 5999).

Chelsea Arms
Showing all the matches?
We’ll be showing the matches during our opening hours from noon to 2am.

Number of TV screens: Three.

Drinks deals: Happy hour and bucket deals.

Food deals: Ribs and hops deal for Dhs99.

Cheapest pint or bottle of hops: Dhs36.

Bookings accepted? No.
Open daily noon-2am. Sheraton Dubai Creek and Towers, Deira, reservationsdubaiuae@sheraton.com (04 207 1721).

Hard Rock Café Dubai
Showing all the matches?
We’ll be showing the matches during our opening hours from noon to 2am.

Number of TV screens: Eight.

Football tent or dedicated fan zone? The entire restaurant will be dedicated to the World Cup, with a smoking terrace and private room. The restaurant capacity is 350 (seated and standing). The private room can accommodate 50 seated and 100 standing. There is no entrance fee.

Drinks deals: We’ll be offering pitchers from Dhs112.

Food deals: Platters from Dhs54.

Cheapest pint or bottle of hops: Cheapest pint Dhs40, cheapest bottle Dhs36.

Bookings accepted? Yes, except at weekends. No minimum spend in main restaurant.
Open daily noon-2am. Hard Rock Café Dubai, Dubai Festival City, www.hardrock.com/dubai (04 232 8900).

La Fabrique
Showing all the matches?
We’ll be showing all of the games between 5pm and 3am.

Number of TV screens: 12 screens and one projector.

Football tent or dedicated fan zone? The entire venue will be dedicated to the World Cup.

Drinks deals: Buy six bottles of selected hops and receive free merchandise. Two-for-one drinks (excluding hops) if wearing the national shirt that corresponds to the selected beverage. Also, five-bottle fun packs of selected hops.

Food deals: We’ll be offering the La Fabrique Bites menu, with four dishes for Dhs110, with choices such as shrimp toast, patatas bravas, breaded fried mozzarella and more.

Cheapest pint or bottle of hops: Dhs35.

Competitions and prizes: Daily draws to win brunches, dinners, hotel stays and more.

Special guests and/or additional entertainment: Darts and billiards competitions.

Bookings accepted? Yes, Dhs2,000 for a table of ten that has semi-private seating and two screens.
Open daily 5pm-3am. Pullman Dubai Deira City Centre Hotel, Deira (04 294 1222).

Rock Bottom Café
Showing all the matches?
Yes.

Number of TV screens: 14.

Football tent or dedicated fan zone? We will have four distinct areas, each with views of screens showing the football. The pool room (three tables) will have the coverage with sound and the other areas will show the games and have music from a live band and DJ from 10pm.

Drinks deals: We will be offering a six-bottle bucket of hops deal for Dhs150.

Food deals: A selection of dishes will be on offer with a free bottle or draught of hops.

Cheapest pint or bottle of hops: Cheapest bottle Dhs35, cheapest pint Dhs41.

Competitions and prizes: We will be running a competition based around correct prediction of match results. Prizes will vary from a free hops to food offerings and bar credit.

Special guests and/or additional entertainment? A live band and DJ will be playing before, during and after the games.

Bookings accepted? We accept table bookings for dinner. For any special requirements outside of this, call (055 200 9361).
Open daily noon-3am. Rock Bottom Café, Bur Dubai (055 200 9361).

Shanghai 30 Bar & Lounge
Showing all the matches?
We will show all the matches during our opening hours, which will be extended until 4am on selected nights.

Number of TV screens: Two large screens (6x9ft).

Drinks deals: Dhs20 for selected draught hops, house grape and premium beverages.

Food deals: Shanghai 30 platters at Dhs30 per person, with dim sum, spring rolls and stir-fried noodles.

Cheapest pint or bottle of hops: Dhs20 for a pint.

Competitions or prizes: There will be daily giveaways and prizes for ‘guess the time of the first goal’ and a grand prize for the final match.

Bookings accepted? Yes, with no minimum spend or maximum number of guests.
Open daily 5pm-2am (7.30pm-2am during Ramadan). Marriott Hotel Al Jaddaf, Oud Metha Road, Al Jaddaf area, www.dubaimarriottaljaddaf.com (04 317 7700).

SPiN Dubai
Showing all the matches?
We will be showing all the matches every day with some entertainment from our live bands during half-time and between matches.

Number of TV screens: 12 large screens inside, eight screens outside.

Football tent or dedicated fan zone? We will have a fully air-conditioned tent with shisha and an indoor set-up fully decorated for each game.

Drinks deals: We will be offering an á la carte menu and special offers on hops and bucket deals. The mixed beverage bucket is the equivalent of four drinks for Dhs90. Our regular hops draught and bottles cost Dhs35.

Food deals: A new á la carte menu will be revealed for the World Cup and will include American fusion dishes.

Cheapest pint or bottle of hops: Dhs35.

Competitions and prizes: For each semi-final we will be offering a Dhs1,000 voucher to spend at SPiN the following month. The winner will be the person who guesses the correct score for each game.

Special guests and/or additional entertainment: A live band of five members playing pop, jazz and blues as well as our resident DJ will perform during the first two weeks. The last two weeks will fall during the Holy Month of Ramadan.

Bookings accepted? Minimum six persons for a table, with a minimum spend of Dhs1,100.
Open Sat-Wed 6pm-1am, Thu-Fri 6pm-3am. Wafi Pyramids, Oud Metha, events@spindubai.com, info@spindubai.com, www.spindubai.com (04 370 7707/ 055 776 7746).

The Huddle Sports Bar & Grill
Showing all the matches?
We’ll be showing all the matches during our opening hours: noon to 4am before the Holy Month of Ramadan, then 7pm-2am during Ramadan.

Number of TV screens: Three large and 16 regular screens.

Football tent or dedicated fan zone? Huddles will be entirely dedicated to the World Cup with themed decor. There will be no entry fee and the capacity of the bar is 200 people.

Drink deals: We will have a credit offer – spend Dhs100 and get a Dhs30 credit voucher to use on your next visit. There will also be creative mixed beverages from the countries competing at the World Cup for Dhs30 as well as a ‘hops of the month’ offer for Dhs30.

Food deals: We’ll have mix-and-match platters (platter only, platter with a pint, platter with a bucket deal) with dishes representing teams competing at the World Cup.

Cheapest pint or bottle of hops: Dhs30.

Competitions or prizes: We’ll be running a ‘predict and win’ competition featuring on-the-spot prizes.

Bookings accepted? Yes. For reservations, call (050 100 7065).
Open daily noon-4am (before Ramadan), 7pm-2am (during Ramadan). Citymax Bur Dubai, Kuwait Street, Bur Dubai, www.citymaxhotels.com (04 407 8000).

The Irish Village
Showing all the matches?
We are not showing the matches that kickoff at 2am, except for England vs. Italy on June 14. This will be the latest match we show and we will close after this game.

Number of TV screens: One giant screen measuring 8x4.5 metres plus four smaller screens.

Football tent or dedicated fan zone? Our air-conditioned football tent will have a capacity of 750 people. Entry is free.

Drinks deals: Dhs35 per drink, plus bucket deals with five drinks for Dhs150.

Food deals: Bar snacks menu, Dhs35 per item.

Cheapest pint or bottle of hops: Dhs35.

Special guests and/or additional entertainment: On June 12 we will be hosting an ‘opening ceremony’ party from 9pm with a DJ.

Bookings accepted? No.
Open daily 11am until end of last match. The Irish Village, Garhoud, www.theirishvillage.com (04 239 5000).

The Viceroy
Showing all the matches?
Open daily noon-2am.

Drinks deals: Daily happy hour noon-7pm.

Food deals: A special World Cup menu featuring dishes such as barbecue chicken or beef skewers, nachos, buffalo wings and fried calamari. Food will be served during the World Cup with prices ranging from Dhs28 to Dhs48.

Bookings accepted? Yes.
Open daily noon-2am. Four Points by Sheraton Bur Dubai, www.theviceroypub.com (04 397 7444).

Time Café
Showing all the matches?
We will be open from noon till 3am, but for the World Cup we will keep the bar open till the match ends. Only the match kicking off at 5am will not be shown.
Number of TV screens: We have a total of 38 60-inch LED TVs and two 107-inch LCDs. All of them will be showing the matches.

Drinks deals: Hops pitchers and buckets, plus buy any two full bottles of premium beverage and get a half bottle free. We also offer a 30 percent discount to cabin crew and Platinum Card holders.

Food deals: We will have a special World Cup menu.

Cheapest pint or bottle of hops: Pints Dhs24.

Competitions or prizes: We will run a ‘Predict & Win’ competition, and at the end of every match we will pick a winner who will receive a food and beverage voucher.

Special guests and/or additional entertainment: There will be a live band and DJ after the matches.

Bookings accepted? Yes.
Open daily noon-3am. Ramee Royal Hotel, near Al Maktoom Bridge, Bur Dubai (04 334 4088).

Yuraku Izakaya
Showing all the matches? We will show all the matches during our opening hours, daily 7pm-3am.

Number of TV screens: Three.

Drinks deals: We’ll have special happy hour prices and will do deals if certain players score.

Food deals: We’ll have special set menus and drinks packages for Dhs150 (all you can eat and drink).

Cheapest pint or bottle of hops: During happy hour our cheapest drink will be Dhs18.

Competitions and prizes: There will be giveaways when Japan and Korea are playing.

Bookings accepted? We accept table bookings with no minimum spend required.
Open daily 7pm-3am. Asiana Hotel, Deira, www.asianahoteldubai.com (04 238 7777).

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Downtown & Sheikh Zayed Road

Café Belge
Showing all the matches?
We will be open from noon to 2am and will show all the matches that take place during that time.

Number of TV screens: One huge screen.

Football tent or dedicated fan zone? The football will be shown only outside on the terrace.

Drinks deals: The finest Belgian hops will be available.

Food deals: The usual food menu, including Café Belge’s famous frites.

Cheapest pint or bottle of hops: Dhs30 for 250ml and Dhs45 for 500ml.

Bookings accepted? Yes, and there is no minimum spend or maximum number of people.
Open daily noon-2am. The Ritz-Carlton, DIFC, www.cafebelgedifc.com (04 372 2323).

Double Decker Pub
Showing all the matches?
We will be open from noon to 3am (last entry at 2.30am). During the Holy Month of Ramadan we will be open from 7pm to 2am (last entry at 1.30am).

Number of TV screens: 13.

Football tent or dedicated fan zone? The Double Decker Garden will be extended (doubled in size) and covered with a fully air-conditioned tent. The entry fee will be Dhs50 with one drink offered against the voucher. The capacity of the tent is over 1,000 with seating provided at an extra charge.

Drinks deals: We will have hops bucket deals (buy four and get one free) as well as promotions on shorts.

Food deals: There will be fast food stands located across the venue serving everything from burgers to nachos to shawarma.

Cheapest pint or bottle of hops: Dhs45 for a pint.

Competitions and prizes: We’ll be running offers and lucky dips.

Bookings accepted? Yes, with a minimum spend explained at the time of booking.
Open daily noon-3am (7pm-2am during Ramadan). Al Murooj Rotana Dubai, Sheikh Zayed Road, www.rotana.com/almuroojrotana (04 321 1111).

Harvester’s Pub
Showing all the matches?
Opening times during the tournament will be noon to 2am. We will show all matches except the ten that start at 2am and the one that starts at 5am.

Number of TV screens: One big screen, seven TV screens inside and one TV on the terrace.

Drinks deals: Happy hour will be from 5pm to 8pm daily with up to 50 percent off selected drinks until Ramadan begins.

Food deals: World Cup food promotion with specialities from selected participating countries.

Cheapest pint or bottle of hops: Draught hops from Dhs39 and bottles from Dhs38. During happy hour the cheapest draught hops is Dhs29 and cheapest bottle is Dhs24.

b A ‘scratch and win’ promotion and ‘guess the score’ competition.

Bookings accepted? No.
Open daily noon-2am. Crowne Plaza Dubai, Sheikh Zayed Road, www.crowneplaza.com (04 331 1111).

Icho
Showing all the matches?
We’ll be showing the matches during our opening hours from 6pm to 3am Saturday to Thursday and 4pm to 3am on Friday.

Number of TV screens: Five.

Food deals: We’ll be offering our normal menu with combo food deals and hops buckets.

Cheapest pint or bottle of hops:
Dhs35.

Competitions and prizes: Spend more than Dhs500 in one visit to be entered into a raffle to win a one-night stay at the Radisson Blu Resort Fujairah.

Special guests and/or additional entertainment: We will have a DJ until the start of Ramadan.

Bookings accepted? We will accept tatami room bookings for six-12 people with a minimum spend – call (04 308 0550) for more information.
Open Sat-Thu 6pm-3am, Fri 4pm-3am. Radisson Royal Hotel Dubai, Sheikh Zayed Road, www.radisson.com/royal-dubai (04 308 0550).

Long’s Bar
Showing all the matches?
We’ll be showing the matches between noon and 3am.

Number of TV screens: Two giant screens and 19 flat-screens around the bar.

Football tent or dedicated fan zone? No, but the entire bar will be decorated as a football pitch.

Drinks deals: Yes, we’ll have bucket deals, special offers and happy hours.

Food deals: A personalised bar snacks menu will be launched for the World Cup.

Cheapest pint or bottle of hops: Our hops range from Dhs25 to Dhs37.

Competitions and prizes: We will be running a number of different competitions, including ‘spin and win’ with valuable giveaways.

Special guests and/or additional entertainment: Our resident DJ will be performing.

Bookings accepted? Yes, with no minimum charge.
Open daily noon-3am. Towers Rotana, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 312 2201).

McGettigan’s DWTC
Showing all the matches?
We will be open daily from noon to 2am (service times will vary during the Holy Month of Ramadan). All matches will be shown.

Number of TV screens: 20.

Football tent or dedicated fan zone? Yes, there will be a small dedicated fan zone/area available. Free entry on a first come, first served basis.

Drinks deals: Every time a red card is shown during a FIFA World Cup game, bottles of Danish hops will be available half price for the remainder of the game.

Food deals: Regular menu.

Cheapest pint or bottle of hops: Pints Dhs40, bottles Dhs38.

Competitions and prizes: Yes, we will have regular fun giveaways (hats, flags, etc) and spot prizes throughout the tournament, including our mega ‘Destination Anywhere’ competition whereby all of our customers stand to win the holiday of a lifetime to whichever country wins the World Cup. In association with hops sponsor, terms and conditions apply.

Bookings accepted? Available on request.
Open daily noon-2am. Dubai World Trade Centre, Building 8, beside World Trade Arena, www.mcgettigans.ie (04 378 0800).

Nezesaussi Grill
Showing all the matches?
Before the Holy Month of Ramadan we’ll show the games between noon and 4am, but not the 5am kickoff.

Number of TV screens: We have 13 in total – four large screens and nine around the bar.

Drinks deals: Bucket deal on hops with five bottles for Dhs150.

Food deals: Plate of nachos and pitcher of hops for Dhs100; chicken wings and pitcher of hops for Dhs50.

Cheapest pint or bottle of hops: Dhs37.

Bookings accepted? No, first come, first served.
Open daily noon-2am (later for matches). Al Manzil Hotel, Downtown Dubai, www.almanzilhotel.ae (04 428 5888).

The Gramercy Gastro Pub
Showing all the matches?
We will show all the matches between noon and 2am.

Number of TV screens: Seven in total: three projectors, one large screen and three medium-sized screens.

Drinks deals: Bucket deals of hops for Dhs99.

Food deals: Meal deal with a bottle of hops or burger with hops, for Dhs99.

Cheapest pint or bottle of hops: Dhs25.

Bookings accepted? Yes, for Dhs99 per person.
Open daily noon-2am. Building 3, level 2, DIFC, info@thegramercybar.com (04 437 7511).

The Majlis
Showing all the matches?
Yes, we will be showing all the games from the opening match to the final between 5pm and 2am before the Holy Month of Ramadan. During Ramadan, The Majlis will open from sunset until 3am on weekdays and 4am on weekends.

Number of TV screens: Each of the 28 private seating areas will have its own flat-screen TV. There is also one huge 9x5m and two 6x4m LED screens.

Football tent or dedicated fan zone? The Majlis is a 1,000-capacity venue, offering guests the opportunity to experience world-class hospitality, watch all the FIFA World Cup action live on multiple screens, and taste an array of delicacies, tea and shisha. The Majlis is also just yards away from Dubai Sports World, the region’s largest indoor summer sports venue.

Food deals: The Majlis menu features delectable Emirati and Middle Eastern fare prepared by DWTC’s award-winning chefs, including shawarmas, grilled meat platters, toffee date pudding plus a variety of fresh juices and refreshments. During the tournament’s final fortnight and until the end of the Holy Month of Ramadan, The Majlis will be transformed into one of Dubai’s most popular destinations for families and groups of friends marking iftar and suhoor. Iftar is priced at Dhs140 per person à la carte and set menus priced at Dhs200 per person for suhoor.

Bookings accepted? Yes. For more than five guests, a mandatory cover charge of Dhs200 per table applies, while private seating for up to 12 guests carries a minimum spend of Dhs500 per table.
Open daily 5pm-2am (before Ramadan); Sat-Wed sunset-3am, Thu-Fri sunset-4am (during Ramadan). The Majlis, Dubai World Trade Centre, Sheikh Saeed Hall 3, www.theramadanmajlis.com (04 308 6322).

Velocity
Showing all the matches?
We’ll be showing the matches during our opening hours, which are 4pm-3am before the Holy Month of Ramadan, and then 8pm-2am during the Holy Month.

Number of TV screens: Seven, four of which are 109-inch LEDs.

Football tent or dedicated fan zone? Entrance to the bar during the FIFA World Cup is Dhs50, which is redeemable against a complimentary drink.

Drinks deals: We’ll be offering bucket deals of hops for Dhs100, grape for Dhs40 and mixed beverages for Dhs50.

Food deals: We will have four to six standard dishes that will be served for every match and then we will have two to three special items related to the teams playing on that day. Dishes will come from countries such as Mexico (chicken quesadilla, guacamole), England (fish and chips, mushy peas), Germany (veal sausages with sauerkraut), Spain (potato bravas), Brazil (salt cod croquettes), France (baked Bleu d’ Auvergne with quince compote) and the USA (beef hot dogs).

Cheapest pint or bottle of hops: Dhs30.

Competitions and prizes? World Cup competition: guess the right score for a game and get a complimentary drink. Ladies’ Night Thursdays: unlimited mixed beverages for all ladies (selection of three drinks). Crew Nights on Tuesdays: 40 percent off F&B for all crew members.

Bookings accepted? Yes, minimum ten people. Minimum spend Dhs50 per person (includes one complimentary beverage).
Open daily 4pm-3am (before Ramadan), 8pm-2am (during Ramadan). JW Marriott Marquis, Business Bay (04 414 3000).


Jumeirah & Umm Suqeim Barasti

Showing all the matches? We are open for all matches and will only close after the last match.

Number of TV screens:
Two enormous screens, each 12 metres wide.

Football tent or dedicated fan zone? We will have a fully air-conditioned stadium on Barasti beach with a capacity of approximately 1,200 guests. Entrance is free throughout the FIFA Wold Cup and Barasti Beach Stadium, with a 270-tonne air conditioning unit will provide a super cool environment.

Cheapest pint or bottle of hops: Pints Dhs35, bottles Dhs30.

Competitions and prizes: There will be a raffle running throughout the tournament with prizes including a weekend at Le Méridien Mina Seyahi Beach Resort & Marina.

Special guests and/or additional entertainment: Cheerleaders on the opening night and football freestylers.

Bookings accepted? Free entrance, with VIP areas available on booking-only basis.
Open daily 11am-2.30am. Le Méridien Mina Seyahi Beach Resort & Marina, Umm Suqeim, 01895@lemeridien.com, www.barastibeach.com (04 399 3333).

Barzar
Showing all the matches?
We will be open from 8pm to 3am for games, with no entry fee.

Number of TV screens? Nine large screens plus a projector screen upstairs.

Drinks deals: Pints Dhs45, bottles Dhs45, bucket of four bottles Dhs135, six shorts Dhs200 and mixed drink pitcher Dhs300.

Food deals: There will be an à la carte menu throughout the World Cup month, along with the following deals: three pints with nachos or chicken wings Dhs135; two pints and a beef burger Dhs145.

Cheapest pint or bottle of hops: Special bottles for Dhs45 – with two for one on opening night.

Competitions or prizes: Guests can expect games and a competition with prizes.

Bookings accepted? No.
Open 8pm-3am. Souk Madinat Jumeirah (04 366 6197).

Belgian Beer Café
Showing all the matches?
We’ll be showing the matches during our opening hours from noon to 2am before the Holy Month of Ramadan and 8pm to 2am during Ramadan.

Number of TV screens: Five.

Drinks deals: Brazilian mixed beverage for Dhs25, bucket deal of six bottles of selected hops for Dhs150 and one free short every time Belgium scores a goal.

Cheapest pint or bottle of hops: Pints Dhs44, bottles Dhs35.

Bookings accepted? No, we have a first come, first served policy during the summer.
Open daily noon-2am (before Ramadan), 8pm-2am (during Ramadan). Souk Madinat Jumeirah, Umm Suqeim, www.belgianbeercafejumeirah.com (04 447 0227).

Loca
Showing all the matches?
We’ll be open from noon to 2am, and staying open for the 2am games but not the 5am game.

Number of TV screens: Eight.

Football tent or dedicated fan zone? No specific zone, but a great atmosphere.

Drinks deals: Hops kegs on specific tables.

Food deals:
Special World Cup-themed menu.

Cheapest pint or bottle of hops: Dhs36.

Bookings accepted? Yes, with a minimum spend of Dhs100 per person.
Open daily noon-2am. Dubai Marine Beach Resort & Spa, Jumeirah, www.dxbmarine.com (04 346 1111).

One & Only Royal Mirage
Showing all the matches?
We’ll be open daily from 5pm to 1am or later, according to the end of the game.

Number of TV screens: Seven.

Cheapest pint or bottle of hops: Dhs38.

Bookings accepted? Yes.
Open daily 5pm-1am (extended according to end of the game). One & Only Royal Mirage, Umm Suqeim (04 399 9999).

Shades
Showing all the matches?
We’ll be showing the matches between 10am and 2am from Sunday to Wednesday and until 3am on Thursdays and Fridays.

Number of TV screens: All of our screens will be dedicated to the football.

Football tent or dedicated fan zone? Shades is a sports lounge, and during the World Cup all of our screens will be showing the games.

Drinks deals: Bucket of hops for Dhs150, Brazilian mixed beverage pitcher for Dhs150, two bottles of house grape for Dhs250.

Food deals: Bucket of hops including two items from the bar snacks menu for Dhs190, two bottles of house grape plus two items from the bar snacks menu for Dhs290.

Competitions and prizes: We’ll be giving away thousands of dirhams worth of prizes. Throughout the tournament, guests will have the opportunity to win complimentary drinks vouchers for the group stages and first knockout games, family pool and beach day passes to mark the quarter-finals and dinner for four during the semi-finals. This will culminate with a grand prize of a weekend’s stay at Le Royal Méridien Beach Resort and Spa to mark the 2014 FIFA World Cup final.

Bookings accepted? No.
Open Sun-Wed 10am-2am, Thu-Fri 10am-3am. Le Royal Méridien Beach Resort & Spa, www.shades.com (04 399 5500).

Tortuga
Showing all the matches?
We will show all matches during our opening hours, from 7pm to 2am, with no entry fee.

Number of TV screens: Four large screens.

Drinks deals: Dhs35 for selected bottled hops, three for Dhs100 on selected bottled hops, and two for one on Mexican mixed drinks.

Food deals: Throughout the World Cup month we will be serving an à la carte menu, along with selected bar snacks.

Cheapest pint or bottle of hops: Special bottles for Dhs45.

Bookings accepted? No.
Open 7pm-2am. Mina A’Salam, Madinat Jumeirah (04 366 6730).


New Dubai

Belgian Beer Café
Showing all the matches?
We’ll be showing the games from sunset to 3am.

Number of TV screens: 12.

Drinks deals: Bucket deals: pay for four, get five.

Food deals: Bapas World Cup platter: a mixed platter of barbecue chicken wings, cheese shrimp croquette, bitterballen and chicken and beef brochettes with a selected bottle of hops for Dhs115.

Cheapest pint or bottle of hops: Our cheapest pint is Dhs43.

Competitions and prizes: Daily and weekly prizes, plus a special prize for the final.

Bookings accepted? Yes, minimum spend of Dhs150 per person for tables.
Open daily until 3am. Grand Millennium Dubai, TECOM, www.grandmillenniumdubai.com (04 429 9999).

Icon Bar and Lounge
Showing all the matches?
The matches will be shown live everyday from June 12 to July 13 from 7.30pm onwards.

Number of TV screens: A large two-metre screen plus five additional screens around the venue.

Drinks deals: A bucket of hops (containing five bottles) with a choice of five different brands, including a Brazilian brand, all for Dhs125.

Food deals: A special World Cup-inspired menu will be available.

Cheapest pint or bottle of hops: Average cost of a pint is Dhs39.

Competitions and prizes: We will have a number of competitions running, including scratch and win prizes such as football shirts, guess the winner competitions and a daily raffle.

Bookings accepted? No table bookings, but no minimum spend required either.
Open daily noon-2am. Radisson Blu Hotel, Dubai Media City (04 366 9111).

Football Central at Emirates Golf Club
Showing all the matches?
All the matches will be shown live.

Number of TV screens: 21, including two large screens.

Football tent or dedicated fan zone? Football Central is a dedicated fan zone. In addition to the TV screens, there will also be interactive activities including Poolball and a PlayStation FIFA 14 tournament.

Drinks deals: Bottles from Dhs40, buckets of five for Dhs180.

Food deals: Snack platters from Dhs120, snack platter and a bucket of hops from Dhs300.

Cheapest pint or bottle of hops: The cheapest bottle is Dhs40.

Special guests and/or additional entertainment: There will be a host of interactive activities within Football Central, including Poolball, Nitrocharge (hitting targets with Adidas superstar boots) and the PlayStation FIFA 14 tournament, as well plenty of entertainment between, during and after
the matches.

Bookings accepted? Yes, email worldcup@dubaigolf.com or call (04 417 9999).
Open daily 5pm till end of last match. Football Central, Emirates Golf Club, Emirates Living, worldcup@dubaigolf.com, www.dubaigolf.com (04 417 9999).

Frevo
Showing all the matches?
We’ll be showing all the matches between 8pm and 3am.

Number of TV screens: Two projectors and four TV screens.

Football tent or dedicated fan zone? Frevo will be turned into a FIFA World Cup headquarters, where guests can experience the vibrancy of South American culture and hospitality in Dubai. A minimum spend of Dhs150 per person will apply.

Drinks deals: We’ll be serving Brazilian mixed beverages.

Food deals: Guests can enjoy Brazilian-inspired snacks such as bite-sized pichanha (steak) skewers and fried calamari.

Cheapest pint or bottle of hops: Dhs50 for a pint.

Special guests and/or additional entertainment: There will be a live duo in the weeks before the Holy Month of Ramadan starts, playing four sets between 7pm and 11.45pm. They will play before the match and during half-time.

Bookings accepted? Yes, reservations are recommended.
Open 8pm-3am for live matches. Fairmont The Palm, Palm Jumeirah, www.fairmont.com, palm.dining@fairmont.com (04 457 3388).

Girders
Showing all the matches?
General opening hours are from 4pm to 2am. However, times may vary as all the matches are being shown.

Number of TV screens: Eight.

Drinks deals: Daily happy hour from 4pm to 7pm and 11pm to 2am, when selected house beverages will be Dhs20 and selected draughts Dhs25.

Food deals: We’ll be serving a special menu with dishes such as chicken and mushroom pie, steak and kidney pie and Cornish pasty, for Dhs25 each.

Cheapest pint or bottle of hops: During happy hour, Dhs20 for bottles and Dhs25 for pints. After happy hour, Dhs38 for a pint.

Special guests and/or additional entertainment: Live music.

Bookings accepted? No.
Open daily 4pm-2am. JA Ocean View Hotel, The Walk, JBR, www.jaresortshotels.com (04 814 5590).

La Terazza
Showing all the matches?
We’ll be showing the matches during our opening hours from 12.30pm to 3am.

Number of TV screens: Two.

Football tent or dedicated fan zone? We’ll have a dedicated World Cup tent.

Drinks deals: Special hops bucket promotion – five bottles for Dhs160 during matches.

Food deals: We will be serving a menu themed around the football teams taking part at the World Cup. From Spain try ‘Alonso’s Favourite’ (patatas bravas, Dhs45), from Portugal ‘Ronaldo’s Legs’ (peri peri chicken lollipops, Dhs55) or from France ‘This is Not Hollande’ (crumbled brie bites, Dhs55), plus many more dishes.

Cheapest pint or bottle of hops: Dhs38.

Competitions and prizes: There will be a Facebook competition during the World Cup offering a prize of 20 vouchers worth Dhs250 for dining.

Bookings accepted? No.
Open daily 12.30pm-3am. Amwaj Rotana, The Walk, JBR, fb.amwaj@rotana.com, www.rotana.com/amwajrotana (04 428 2000).

Level 9
Showing all the matches?
From 6pm every evening a game is scheduled, always starting with a re-run from previous night’s matches, just in case you missed them.

Number of TV screens: 20.

Football tent or dedicated fan zone? Our dedicated fan zone is Level 9. Entrance is totally free throughout the tournament. We have activities from Adidas, PS4 and a life-size pool table on which you can head the balls into the pockets.

Drinks deals: We will be providing a variety of deals on drinks, starting with happy hour from 6pm to 8pm every day.

Cheapest pint or bottle of hops: Dhs33.

Competitions and prizes: There will be a score predictor challenge for each game, offering vouchers for food and beverages, plus challenges with Adidas and PS4, including on-the-spot prizes.

Special guests and/or additional entertainment: The life size pool table will provide plenty of entertainment and of course we will have an MC and DJ at all games.

Bookings accepted? Entry is free for all guests, but VIP areas can be reserved.
Open 6pm-end of last game. Media One Hotel, Dubai Media City, www.mediaonehotel.com, bite@mediaonehotel.com (04 427 1000).

Locker Room
Showing all the matches?
We will be open from 1pm to 3am and will show all games within these times.

Number of TV screens: We have 12 TV screens and three 3D big screens.

Drink deals: Buy four hops get one free; buy two Russian shorts, get one free.

Food deals: Barbecue buffet with three beverages Dhs210, barbecue buffet with five beverages Dhs350; burger, sides and three hops Dhs175; chicken wings, sides and two hops Dhs145.

Cheapest pint or bottle of hops: Bottle Dhs39, pint Dhs45.

Competitions and prizes? You’ll get one sticker with every selected hops purchased. Collect enough stickers and exchange them for branded hats, glasses and footballs.

Bookings accepted? No, it’s first come, first served.
Open daily 1pm-3am. Golden Tulip Al Barsha, Sheikh Zayed Road, www.goldentulipalbarsha.com (04 341 7750).

Madison Bar
Showing all the matches?
All matches will be shown in the bar during opening hours from noon to 4am.

Number of TV screens: Four large TV screens and one giant LCD projector and screen.

Drink deals: There will be a World Cup happy hour with house beverages for Dhs25. Also a bucket deal for Dhs110.

Food deals: Mix and match menu (snack item with hops) for Dhs50. Also a selection of salads and main course for an average of Dhs35 per person.

Cheapest pint or bottle of hops: Bottles Dhs22 during happy hour, draughts Dhs30.

Bookings accepted? Yes, with a minimum spend of Dhs250 per table of four people. For reservation, call (050 552 0436).
Open daily noon-4am. Ibis Al Barsha, Sheikh Zayed Road, www.ibishotel.com (04 399 6699).

McGettigan’s JLT
Showing all the matches?
We will be open daily from noon to 3am (with the exception of Holy Month of Ramadan hours). All the matches will be shown.

Number of TV screens: 18.

Football tent or dedicated fan zone? Yes, we will have a dedicated fan zone in our air-conditioned tent. Located in the hops garden, it will feature indoor grass, a scoreboard, country flags and floodlights. There is no entry fee.

Food deals: None, but regular food menu will be available.

Cheapest pint or bottle of hops: Pints Dhs40, bottles Dhs38.

Competitions and prizes: We will have regular fun giveaways (hats, flags, etc) and spot prizes throughout the tournament, including our mega ‘Destination Anywhere’ competition whereby all of our customers stand to win the holiday of a lifetime to whichever country wins the World Cup. In association with hops sponsor, terms and conditions apply.

Special guests and/or additional entertainment: There will be live entertainment at peak times, but this will be restricted during Ramadan.

Bookings accepted? Yes, on request.
Open daily noon-3pm. Bonnington Hotel, Cluster J, JLT, www.mcgettigans.ie (04 356 0000).

N’Dulge
Showing all the matches?
N’Dulge will be transformed into a football stadium, and will host one of the largest dedicated FIFA viewing parties in Dubai. Each match, including those during the Holy Month of Ramadan, will be shown.

Number of TV screens: There will be a 6x4.5 metre projection as the main screen, as well as up to 18 plasmas around the stadium.

Football tent or dedicated fan zone? N’Dulge will be transformed into a football stadium and will host the ultimate FIFA viewing parties in Dubai, with a capacity of 2,000 people and no entrance fee.

Food deals: A selection of dishes will be on offer, starting from Dhs30 for meat pies (chicken or beef), chicken shawarma for Dhs45 and barbecue cheese burger for Dhs45 as well as other meals.

Cheapest pint or bottle of hops: Pints will start from Dhs40.

Competitions or prizes: There will be ongoing competitions and prizes throughout the matches.

Special guests and/or additional entertainment: For the first two weeks of the games, leading up to Ramadan, there will be parties with music featuring local resident DJs before, during and post matches. There will also be entertainment and activations around the venue, including temporary tattoo artists on hand to show team spirit and giveaways. During Ramadan, just the matches will be shown, without the DJs and entertainment.

Bookings accepted? Entry is free for all guests, but there will also be a VIP area with private screens and tailored packages that can be booked in advance.
Open daily 7pm to end of last game (bar service stops at 2am). N’Dulge Football Stadium, Atlantis The Palm, Palm Jumeirah, www.atlantisthepalm.com/ndulge (04 426 0561).

Nell Gwynne
Showing all the matches?
Before the Holy Month of Ramadan, games will be shown during the opening hours from noon to 3am. During Ramadan from noon to 2am.

Number of TV screens: Five large LED screens and one massive HD projector.

Drinks deals: Bucket deal of five bottles of hops for Dhs110. Happy hour from 5pm to 7pm.

Cheapest pint or bottle of hops: Cheapest draught Dhs39, cheapest bottle Dhs37.

Bookings accepted? No.
Open daily noon-3am. Byblos Hotel, Dubai Marina (04 448 8222).

Nelson’s
Showing all the matches?
We’ll be showing the matches during our opening hours from noon to 2.30am.

Number of TV screens: Fourteen TV screens and three projector screens.

Football tent or dedicated fan zone? Yes, Nelson’s will be a fan zone dedicated to the football. The capacity of the bar is 200 people.

Drinks deals: Bucket of five bottles of selected hops for Dhs120 and 2.5 litres of pour-your-own hops for Dhs165.

Food deals: Food promotions will be available from 7pm to 1am. Quarter-finals Combo: three items for Dhs72. Semi-finals Combo: three items for Dhs82. Finals Combo: five items for Dhs92.

Cheapest pint or bottle of hops: Pints Dhs39, bottles Dhs38.

Competitions and prizes: Win prizes ranging from a Rotana Rewards exclusive one-year membership to weekend gateways at Rotana hotels in Abu Dhabi, Dubai and Al Ain, or even a five-night stay in Lebanon and up to a one-month holiday at one of four resorts located in Ras Al Khaimah, Fujairah, Salalah and Sharm El Sheik. From June 12 to July 13, watch the games and receive a unique serial number. Then login to www.rotanacup.com and follow the instructions to register. There will also be a competition to predict the game winner with a raffle at the end of each game, with the prize being a brunch for two at Nelson’s.

Special guests and/or additional entertainment: Our resident DJ.

Bookings accepted? No. First come, first served.
Open daily noon-2.30am. Media Rotana, TECOM, fb.media@rotana.com, www.rotanatimes.com/mediarotana (04 435 0000).

Porterhouse
Showing all the matches?
We’ll be open from 4pm and we will close after the last game.

Number of TV screens: One.

Drinks deals: Hops bucket with six bottles for Dhs200.

Food deals: We’ll have a snack bite menu with each item priced at Dhs64 – bowl of nachos, mini burger and fries, chicken lollipop, vegetable spring rolls and fish fingers.

Cheapest pint or bottle of hops: Bottles Dhs38, pints Dhs45. The hops bucket deal works out at Dhs33 per bottle.

Bookings accepted? First come, first served. No minimum spend.
Open daily 4pm until end of last game. Sofitel The Palm Dubai, Palm Jumeirah, www.sofitel-dubai-thepalm.com (04 455 6600).

Qube Sports Bar
Showing all the matches?
We’re open weekdays from noon to 2am and Thursdays and Fridays from noon to 3am. During our opening times, we'll show all of the matches happening at those times.

Total number of TV screens: Qube boasts one of Dubai’s most advanced live broadcasting systems, featuring four large projection screens with high-resolution projectors as well as 16x32 inch plasma screens.

Drinks deals: We have a happy hour everyday from 5pm to 8pm (Dhs24 on selected beverages). We’ll also be running hops bucket deals with five bottles for Dhs112 and bucket deals with five bottles of mixed beverages for Dhs140. Ladies’ Night is Tuesdays from 7pm to midnight, offering women free drinks.

Food deals: Burger Delight and a beverage for Dhs60.

Cheapest pint or bottle of hops: Pints Dhs30, bottles Dhs28.

Bookings accepted? No.
Open Sat-Wed noon-2am, Thu-Fri noon-3am. The Boathouse at Meydan, Nad Al Sheeba (04 381 3780).

Reform Social & Grill
Showing all the matches?
We will be open from 8am to 2am and showing the key fixtures involving the world’s best teams.

Number of TV screens: Two: one inside the bar area (no sound) and one huge outdoor screen (with sound).

Drinks deals: We’ll have hops buckets with six selected bottles of hops for Dhs150. Women wearing a football shirt will receive a complimentary drink.

Food deals: The barbecue menu will be served until 2am.

Cheapest pint or bottle of hops: Dhs38.

Special guests and/or additional entertainment: There will be children’s entertainment such as face painting during the early matches.

Bookings acceped? No.
Open daily 8am-2am. Reform Social & Grill, The Lakes, www.reformsocialgrill.ae (04 454 2638).

Salero Tapas & Bodega
Showing all the matches?
Our opening hours will be adjusted to the matches, but we won’t be showing the last game.

Number of TV screens: One huge screen with HD projector.

Drinks deals: Full drinks menu available but packages will be made according to the matches. Mixed beverages ranging from Dhs40 to Dhs65.

Food deals: Full food menu will be available. Dhs85 per item. Dhs150 minimum consumption per person applies.

Cheapest pint or bottle of hops: Dhs35.

Bookings accepted? Yes, with a minimum spend of Dhs150.
Open Sat-Wed noon-1am, Thu-Fri noon-3am. Kempinski Hotel Mall of the Emirates, Al Barsha (04 341 0000).

Spike Bar
Showing all the matches?
Spike Bar is open from 6am daily and will be showing all the FIFA World Cup matches. Replays of the games will be shown during lunchtimes.

Number of TV screens: 13 flat-screens and two giant screens.

Football tent or dedicated fan zone? No, but entry to the bar will be free during the World Cup.

Drinks deals: Hops bucket deals – Dhs99 for four bottles, Dhs149 for six bottles.

Food deals: A snack platter with eight bottles of hops for Dhs275.

Cheapest pint or bottle of hops: Dhs25 per bottle.

Bookings accepted? Bookings accepted for a minimum of six and maximum of 50.
Open 6am-3am on match days, 6am-1am on non-match days. Emirates Golf Club, Emirates Hills, emiratesdining@dubaigolf.com, www.dubaigolf.com (04 417 9999).

Sports Café
Showing all the matches?
We’re open daily from 6.30am to midnight and will be opening later for important matches.

Number of TV screens: Five screens plus one large screen.

Football tent or dedicated fan zone? The entire restaurant and outdoor area will be dedicated to the World Cup.

Drinks deals: There will be hops towers with a snack for free, bucket deals with four drinks and one free, as well as special mixed beverages.

Food deals: In addition to the existing à la carte menu, we will offer special customised menus during the World Cup with food and beverages from the participating countries. There will also be a snack menu with all dishes below Dhs50.

Cheapest pint or bottle of hops: Dhs38 for a pint.

Competitions and prizes: We will be running prediction competitions throughout the tournament, with the winners receiving food, beverages and souvenir prizes.

Special guests and/or additional entertainment: Our house band will perform during the opening and closing ceremonies. There will also be a World Cup Zone with sporty contests, Wii games, foosball, football games and prizes.

Bookings accepted? No.
Open daily 6.30am-midnight. Jebel Ali Golf Resort, Jebel Ali, jagr@jaresorts.com (04 814 5555).

Studio One Sports Bar
Showing all the matches?
Our opening times are 4pm to 2.30am and we will show all the matches during this time.

Number of TV screens: Five.

Drinks deals: All draught hops and house shorts will be Dhs25. Mixed beverages with your country flag will cost Dhs58.

Food deals: We’ll have a combo deal for Dhs85.

Cheapest pint or bottle of hops: Dhs25 for a pint.

Bookings accepted? No.
Open daily 4pm-2.30am. Hilton Dubai Jumeirah Resort, The Walk, JBR, www.facebook.com/hiltondubai (04 318 2580).

The Bar
Showing all the matches?
Yes, we will be open every day until 4am, with no entry fee.

Number of TV screens: Two 60-inch screens.

Drinks deals: There will be several promotions, mainly related to a popular American hops brand, with Dhs30 for a pint and Dhs125 for a bucket.

Food deals: All food will be served à la carte, with specials of the day related to the most famous nationality playing on that day, starting from Dhs35.

Cheapest pint or bottle of hops: Dhs30 pints, Dhs34 bottles.

Competitions or prizes: We will have giveaways with prizes including footballs and t-shirts as part of the bucket deal.

Special guests and/or additional entertainment: There will be a DJ on Thursdays from 9pm (before Ramadan) and we will continue with ladies’ night every Wednesday (first two drinks free, then 20 percent off selected beverages) and lads’ night on Saturdays (first two hops free, then 20 percent off selected beverages).

Bookings accepted?
No.
Open daily 11am-4am, 8pm-4am during Ramadan. Courtyard by Marriott Dubai, Green Community (04 885 2222).

The Huddle Sports Bar & Grill
Showing all the matches?
We’ll be showing the matches during our opening hours – noon-4am before the Holy Month of Ramadan, then 7pm-2am during Ramadan.

Number of TV screens: Two large and 16 regular screens.

Football tent or dedicated fan zone? Huddles will be entirely dedicated to the World Cup with FIFA-themed decor and atmosphere. The entry fee will be Dhs50 per person with a capacity of 130.

Drink deals: We will have a credit offer – spend Dhs100 and get a Dhs30 credit voucher to use on your next visit. We will also be offering creative mixed beverages from the countries competing at the World Cup for Dhs30 and a hops of month offer for Dhs30.

Food deals: Mix and match platters – platter only, platter with a pint, and platter with a bucket deal.

Cheapest pint or bottle of hops: Dhs30.

Competitions or prizes: We will be running a ‘predict and win’ competition with on-the-spot prizes.

Bookings accepted? Yes, with minimum spend of Dhs50 per person. For reservations, call (050 100 7046).
Open daily noon-4am (before Ramadan), 7pm-2am (during Ramadan). Citymax Al Barsha, Al Barsha, www.citymaxhotels.com (04 409 8000).

The Retreat Bar, Premier Inn Dubai Investments Park
Showing all the matches?
All matches will be shown, and extended opening hours will apply on match days.

Number of TV screens: Six.

Football tent or dedicated fan zone? Yes, a dedicated fan zone with no entry fee.

Drinks deals: Bucket deal on selected brand of hops, six bottles for Dhs130.

Food deals: Bar snacks menu.

Cheapest pint or bottle of hops: Dhs30.

Bookings accepted? Yes, with no minimum spend.
Open daily noon-1am. Premier Inn Dubai Investments Park, near Green Community (04 885 0999).

The Retreat Bar, Premier Inn Dubai Silicon Oasis
Showing all the matches?
We’re open until 2am during weekdays and 3am on the weekends, and will remain open until the end of games after the group stage.

Number of TV screens: Seven.

Drinks deals: A bucket deal of selected hops for Dhs130.

Food deals: Normal bar menu.

Cheapest pint or bottle of hops: Dhs30.

Bookings accepted? No.
Open Sat-Wed noon-2am, Thu-Fri noon-3am. Premier Inn Dubai Silicon Oasis, Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Road (04 336 3084).

The Underground Pub
Showing all the matches?
We’ll be showing the games during our opening hours from 8pm to 2am.

Number of TV screens: 14 TV screens and two large screens.

Drinks deals: We have our regular drinks menu plus buckets of five bottles for Dhs125 as well as a selection of mixed beverages.

Food deals: We’ll be running our regular food menu.

Cheapest pint or bottle of hops: Pints Dhs25.

Competitions and prizes? During the opening ceremony guests can guess the name of the team that will win the World Cup. The winners will be announced at the end of the tournament with beverage vouchers awarded as prizes.

Special guests and/or additional entertainment: We’ll have live entertainment from Jet Lag every day except Monday in between the games. There will be no entertainment during Ramadan.

Bookings accepted? Yes, with no minimum spend.
Open daily 8pm-2am. Habtoor Grand Beach Resort & Spa, Dubai Marina (04 408 4257).

Thyme Restaurant
Showing all the matches?
We’ll show all the games during our opening hours, daily from noon to 2am.

Number of TV screens: Four.

Drinks deals: We’ll have hops bucket deals containing five bottles for Dhs100.

Food deals: We’ll have bar snacks and our à la carte menu.

Cheapest pint or bottle of hops: Dhs32.

Bookings accepted? Yes, for a minimum of two guests and a maximum of 50.
Open daily noon-2am. JA Oasis Beach Tower, JBR, The Walk (04 315 4200).

Urban Bar & Kitchen
Showing all the matches?
All the matches will be shown with extended opening hours for games later than 3am.

Number of TV screens: 16 screens including seven semi-private booth stations with separate TV units.

Drinks deals: Ubk Madness: Dhs19 per drink on selected beverages (hops, red/white grape, sparkling, shorts) daily from 8.30pm-10.30pm. Dhs28 on selected pints. Bucket deals with five bottles of hops for Dhs120 on selected brands.

Food deals: Themed gourmet burgers from some of the countries competing in the FIFA World Cup. Dhs75 for beef burgers and Dhs65 for chicken.

Cheapest pint or bottle of hops: Pints Dhs29, bottles Dhs19.

Special guests and/or additional entertainment: Monday quiz nights will be sport-oriented during the World Cup. Our resident DJ will be playing on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday from 9pm to 3am in addition to a band on Friday from 3.30pm to 6pm.

Bookings accepted? Tables are on a first come, first served basis. Bookings are required for the private booth along with a minimum spend of Dhs2,500 (the private booth can accommodate up to ten people).
Open Sun-Thu noon-3am, Fri-Sat 9.30am-3am; 8pm-2am during Ramadan. Mövenpick Hotel Jumeirah Lakes Towers, JLT, www.moevenpick-hotels.com/dubai-jumeirah-lakes-towers (04 438 0000).

Vantage Bar and Terrace
Showing all the matches?
We will show all the games during our opening hours, from 11am to 2am.

Number of TV screens: One TV and one big screen.

Drinks deals: There will be country-dedicated drinks during matches.

Food deals: We’ll be serving our regular menu.

Cheapest pint or bottle of hops: Pints Dhs40, bottles Dhs37.

Competitions and prizes: There will be a raffle during the World Cup.

Bookings acepted?
Yes, with no minimum spend.
Open daily 11am-2am. Sheraton Dubai Mall of the Emirates, Al Barsha, www.sheratondubaimalloftheemirates.com (04 377 2356).

Voda Bar
Showing all the matches?
Our opening hours will be the same as usual (6pm-3am) except during the Holy Month of Ramadan when we will be opening from 8pm-1am.

Number of TV screens: Five in total – one large projector screen and four other screens showing the football.

Football tent or dedicated fan zone? We will be opening Voda Bar’s indoor lounge and outdoor terrace, with football being shown within the indoor area of the bar.

Drinks deals: We will be offering our regular menu with a promotion on bottled hops with a bucket offer as well as our regular happy hour of two-for-one on selected beverages from 6pm to 8pm daily except during Ramadan.

Food deals: We will have a snack/bar bites menu and a Japanese menu offering sushi and sharing platters.

Cheapest pint or bottle of hops: Dhs45 for bottled hops and two for Dhs45 during happy hour on selected brands.

Competitions and prizes: We will be offering a raffle draw for the final match, with the person who guesses the winner receiving a prize.

Bookings accepted? Yes, with no minimum spend for reservations of less than ten people.
Open until 3am (1am during Ramadan). Jumeirah Zabeel Saray, Palm Jumeirah, www.jumeirah.com/jumeirahzabeelsaray, jzsinfo@jumeirah.com (04 453 0444).

Wavebreaker Beach Bar & Grill
Showing all the matches?
We will screen all the games, inclusive of all the matches kicking off up until 2am.

Number of TV screens: We have eight TVs and one big projector screen in the restaurant and one digital screen in the garden.

Drinks deals: We’ll be offering a bucket of hops for Dhs169.

Food deals: A special World Cup snack menu will be available during the matches.

Cheapest pint or bottle of hops: Pints Dhs38, bottles Dhs38.

Bookings accepted? We will accept table bookings for a minimum spend of Dhs120 per person, not including shisha.
Open daily 10am until end of last game. Hilton Dubai Jumeirah Resort, The Walk, JBR, www.facebook.com/HiltonDubai (04 318 2582).

West Beach Bistro & Sports Lounge
Showing all the matches?
We will show all matches happening during our opening hours between noon and 3am.

Number of TV screens: One large main screen plus six LED screens.

Drinks deals: One of the longest happy hours at The Walk from noon to 9pm on selected beverages (happy hour will be from 8pm to 9pm during the Holy Month of Ramadan). There will be special hops bucket and shooter deals after 9pm.

Food deals: There will be a special food selection displayed on the board.

Cheapest pint or bottle of hops: Dhs22.

Special guests and/or additional entertainment: We will have a live DJ on Friday nights until June 27 and will stop entertainment during Ramadan.

Bookings accepted? No.
Open daily noon-3am. Mövenpick Hotel Jumeirah Beach, The Walk, JBR, hotel.jumeirahbeach@moevenpick.com (04 449 8888).

XL Beach Club
Showing all the matches?
We will be showing all the matches until 4am every night.

Number of TV screens: Ten plasma TV screens situated around the venue, so that every fan has the best seat in the house. There will also be one grand screen situated in the middle of the venue for an amazing World Cup experience.

Football tent or dedicated fan zone? XL Beach Club will transform into the XL Beach Club Arena, which will be a fully air-conditioned football tent with a capacity of 1,500 fans.

Drinks deals: Fans can warm up for the game with our happy hour special, with 40 percent off selected beverages from 4pm to 7pm every night. Bucket deals will be available, as well as VIP packages starting from Dhs5,000, including private VIP cabana seating and your own service staff.

Food deals: The kitchen at XL Beach Club will be open all night long. Food will include essential game favourites: shawarmas, burgers, hotdogs and fries.

Cheapest pint or bottle of hops: Dhs40.

Competitions and prizes: XL Beach Club will be hosting a grand prize draw during the FIFA World Cup, plus daily prizes and giveaways.

Special guests and/or additional entertainment: We will have a live DJ before and after the games.

Bookings accepted? No. Minimum spend for a table is Dhs2,500 and Dhs5,000 for a cabana.
Open daily 5pm-3am. Habtoor Grand Beach Resort & Spa, Dubai Marina (056 640 6161).

YOTS Sports Lounge
Showing all the matches? We will show all matches during our opening hours until midnight.

Number of TV screens: One large screen and five TVs.

Drinks deals: Hops buckets (five bottles) for Dhs100, and buy three bottles of hops and get the fourth free. The YOTS loyalty card entitles you to buy six beers and get one free on the sixth stamp (available on match days only). Happy hour is 5pm-8pm.

Food deals: There will be special FIFA World Cup bar snacks and mains menu.

Cheapest pint or bottle of hops: During Happy hour pints are Dhc30 and bottles Dhs25. After that it’s Dhs40 for a pint and Dhs35 for a bottle.

Competitions or prizes: Pick a player’s name on entry to YOTS and every time the player scores a goal, you receive a free drink (only valid for the match).

Bookings accepted? No.
Open Sun-Thu 5pm-midnight, Fri-Sat 4pm-midnight. Dubai Marina Yacht Club, Dubai Marina, www.dubaimarinayachtclub.com, info@dubaimarinayachtclub.com (04 362 7900).

Zero Gravity
Showing all the matches? We will show all the matches that fall between 6pm and 3am.

Number of TV screens: We have 15 regular screens plus one giant HD screen.

Football tent or dedicated fan zone? The whole venue will be transformed into the ultimate fan zone. The decor will change completely; we will be spray painting a ‘players’ tunnel’, and giant Adidas football boots will take over the car park. There will also be sponsored areas for gaming, memorabilia and entertainment, and our staff will be in colourful kits.

Drinks deals: Bucket deals, themed mixed beverage menu and limited edition World Cup hops bottles.

Food deals: We have a special World Cup menu with themed dishes such as ‘The Defender’ (steak and kidney or chicken and mushroom pie with wedges) for Dhs45.

Cheapest pint or bottle of hops: Dhs38 for a pint.

Competitions and prizes: Our sponsors will be running competitions with prizes throughout the tournament.

Special guests and/or additional entertainment: We have a host of DJs lined up throughout the World Cup.

Bookings accepted? No, we will be operating on a first come, first served basis.
Open daily 6pm-3am. Zero Gravity, adjacent to Sky Dive Dubai Drop Zone, www.0-gravity.ae (04 399 0009).


Also showing the football…

These popular bars had yet to confirm their plans at the time of going to press, but we reckon there’s a good chance that they will be showing the games. Even so, we recommend calling ahead to avoid disappointment.

Old Dubai

Barrels Pub
Watch sports on a showroom’s worth of screens at this homely Brit-themed pub.
Open daily noon-3am. Majestic Hotel Tower, Bur Dubai, www.dubaimajestic.com (04 359 8888).

Belgian Beer Café (Crowne Plaza Festival City)
A Belgian bar offering mussels and meatballs.
Open daily noon-2am. Crowne Plaza Dubai Festival City (04 701 2222).

Biggles
Traditional English pub with three plasma screens for viewing the football.
Open daily noon-2am. Millennium Airport Hotel, Garhoud, www.millenniumhotels.com (04 702 8844).

Brauhaus
Enjoy an excellent selection of German draughts at this traditional bar.
Open daily 7pm-1am. Jumeirah Rotana, Satwa, www.rotana.com (04 345 5888).

Champs
Cheap and cheerful sports bar, former Aussie Legends home.
Open daily 1pm-1am. Chelsea Plaza Hotel (formerly Rydges Plaza), Satwa (04 398 2222).

D’Cellers Sports Bar
Bizarre cross of a sports bar and a Russian nightclub, complete with dancing band.
Open daily 9pm-3am. Samana Hotel, Bur Dubai (04 325 9966).

Dubliners
Quaint Irish bar, and home of Celtic supporters, which really hots up on match days.
Open daily noon-2am. Le Méridien Dubai Hotel & Conference Centre, Garhoud (04 702 2455).

George & Dragon
Traditional English pub with a down-to-earth feel.
Open daily noon-3am. Ambassador Hotel, Bur Dubai, www.astamb.com (04 393 9444).

Goodfellas
Expect a lively atmosphere at this sports bar.
Open daily noon-2am. Regal Plaza Hotel, Bur Dubai (04 355 6633).

Harry’s Sports Bar
A traditional English-style pub.
Open Sat-Thu noon-3am; Fri 6pm-3am. Crowne Plaza Dubai Deira, www.crowneplaza.com (04 262 5555).

Issimo Bar & Lounge
A haven of black leather and chrome, with plenty of screens showing all the sport.
Open daily 3pm-1.30am. Hilton Dubai Creek, Deira, www.hilton.com (04 227 1111).

Player’s Lounge
Leather sofas and dining booths armed with mini TVs flank either side of the bar.
Open daily 12.30am-3am. Country Club Hotel, Bur Dubai, www.countryclubdubai.com (04 398 8840).

Seville’s
Spanish bar and restaurant serving fun drinks, acceptable grub and sports.
Open daily 8pm-midnight. Wafi, Oud Metha, www.wafi.com (04 324 4777).

Sherlock Holmes
One of the more convincing attempts at a traditional British pub, in the heart of Bur Dubai, complete with several screens.
Open daily noon-2am. Arabian Courtyard Hotel & Spa, Bur Dubai, www.arabiancourtyard.com (04 351 9111).

St Andrews Pub
A typical British watering hole.
Open daily 6pm-2am. 2nd of December, Satwa, www.edenhoteldubai.com (04 398 2222).

The Grandstand Bar
A clean but largely characterless sports bar.
Open Sat-Wed noon-2am; Thu-Fri noon-3am. Park Regis Kris Kin Hotel, Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Street, opposite Burjuman Centre, Bur Dubai, www.parkregisdubai.com (04 377 1111).

Yesterday Restaurant & Bar
A modestly-sized pub that shows all the sports.
Open daily 6.30pm-11pm. Four Points by Sheraton, Downtown Dubai, www.starwoodhotels.com (04 354 3333).

Downtown & Sheikh Zayed Road

Fibber Magee’s
Dublin-styled pub with hearty grub and a lively atmosphere.
Open daily 8am-3am. Off Sheikh Zayed Road, between The Fairmont and Crowne Plaza, www.fibbersdubai.com (04 332 2400).

Left Bank (Souk Al Bahar)
A classier and far more opulent version of its Madinat sister.
Open daily noon-2am. Souk Al Bahar, Downtown Dubai, www.emiratesleisureretail.com (04 368 4501).

The Stables
Homely racing-themed gastro pub, which seems to be popular with the post-brunch crowd.
Open daily 11am-2am. Sheikh Zayed Road (above Fibber Magee’s), www.stablesdubai.com (04 342 5571).

Jumeirah & Umm Suqeim

D&A
Recently refurbished D&A (formerly the Dhow & Anchor) will be screening all the best World Cup games along with themed drinks promotions, including bucket deals from Dhs100.
Open daily noon-3am during World Cup (last drink orders 2.45am). Jumeirah Beach Hotel, Umm Suqeim (04 406 8720).

Left Bank (Madinat)
A lively joint with tasty grub and unusual mixed drinks.
Open Sat-Tue 9am-2am; Wed-Fri 9am-3am. Souk Madinat Jumeirah, Umm Suqeim, www.emiratesleisureretail.com (04 368 6171).

New Dubai

1 UP
Brit-themed pub with live music, pool table and sports on the screen.
Boutique 7 Hotel and Suites, TECOM (04 434 5555).

Bidi Bondi
An Aussie-themed sports bar.
Open daily 10am-midnight. Palm Jumeirah, www.emiratesleisureretail.com (04 427 0515).

Centre Circle
Clean, compact Barsha sports bar.
Open daily noon-3am. Ramada Chelsea Hotel Al Barsha (04 501 9000).

Crown and Lion
For British expats, it’s like you never left the UK. Lots of screens for watching sport.
Open daily 11am-2.30am. Byblos Hotel, TECOM (04 448 8000).

Lounge Café Italiano
This urban eatery will be showing selected World Cup matches while serving tasty Italian cuisine. Guests will
also get the chance to win a football or Italian team jersey signed by 2006 FIFA World Cup winner Fabio Cannavaro or a dinner voucher.
Open Sat-Thu 7.30am-midnight. Arenco Tower, Dubai Media City, www.loungecafeitaliano.com
(04 453 3318).

Maxx Music Bar and Grill
A pleasant bar with friendly staff, daily live music and very reasonable drinks.
Open daily 6pm-3am. Citymax Al Barsha, www.citymaxhotels.com (04 409 8000).
Don’t like football?
Here are a couple of venues running alternative events during the FIFA World Cup…

Cavalli Club
The club is hosting an anti-FIFA World Cup ladies’ night on Tuesday June 17, during which all female guests will be spoiled with chocolates, flowers and a spread of Italian delicacies. From 9.30pm until 1am, they will also be offering a special all you can eat and drink menu for Dhs200, plus entertainment throughout the night.
Cavalli Club, Fairmont Dubai, Sheikh Zayed Road,
www.cavalliclubdubai.com
(800 228 2554).

Willow Stream Spa
Throughout the World Cup, the spa will be offering its special ‘Trophy Package’ for ladies. Sunday to Thursday, between 10am and 9pm, guests who book a selected signature treatment will receive a second signature treatment worth Dhs995 for free. And on July 13 – World Cup final day – the spa will invite back all the guests who availed the Trophy Package for an evening of pure pampering, from 7pm to 10pm, offering ladies a whole range of treatments.
Willow Stream Spa, Fairmont The Palm, Palm Jumeirah, palm.willowstream@fairmont.com (04 457 3388).

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