5 days to go… heres 5 great bars to watch the Rugby World Cup in Dubai
With just five days to go until the Rugby World Cup kicks off again which sees teams from around the world competing for the ultimate prize of being World Cup Champions 2015. For fans living in Dubai, the Rugby World Cup needs to be watched in a local pub or bar, with a chilled beer in hand to cool you down through the hot months of September and October when the tournament is taking place. So for all the best HD TV sports action this World Cup, be sure to check out our handy guide to the best bars and pubs in Dubai to watch the World Cup 2015.
For our great guide for where to watch the Rugby World Cup in Dubai – read on!
Girders Bar, Dubai
Girders, located at JA Ocean View Hotel, are celebrating all things Rugby this summer with live matches of the Rugby World Cup including hosting visits by legends of the game. Boasting several large high definition screens including a 203-inch LED HD display unit, the largest on The Walk at JBR. Set in a relaxed environment so you can enjoy all games with the option of alfresco dining, pub-style meals, light snacks, group platters and a wide variety of beverages. Rugby Fans will not be disappointed as Girders will be giving one lucky fan the chance to win two tickets to attend the final at Twickenham on Saturday 31st October.
Opening Times: Sun-Thu 4pm-3am; Fri-Sat 1pm-3am
Contact Tel: 04 814 5590
Bidi Bondi Bar, Dubai
The Rugby World Cup is a massive event for Bidi as they are one of the most popular rugby bars in the whole of Dubai. They will be showing every game live on 17 screens ranging in size from 42″, 50″, projectors and even a 100″ video wall making you feel as if you are right there cheering on your country. The offers they will be running are a Heineken bucket promo throughout the entire Rugby World Cup, 5 bottles of Hops (Heineken) for only AED 130, also on a Friday and Saturday they will be running their famous Palm Weekend Deal, 12pm till 7pm AED 130 for 4 Drinks and 1 Meal or 5 Drinks. With deals and screen sizes like this, I’d get there early as they’re sure to be packed to the rafters!
Opening Times: Sat to Wed, 10am – 12am, Thurs, Fri, 10am – 1am
Contact Tel:04 427 0515
Barasti Bar, Dubai
With a giant LED screen, Barasti brings you all the very best in sporting entertainment, and boasts more TV screens than most of the Sports Bars in Dubai, just to make sure you get to watch what you came for! They will be broadcasting all the action live from Rugby World Cup and everything in between! As a special highlight they have recently launched a Jagermeister Ice Lounge where punters can cool down after an exciting rugby match!
Opening Times: Sat to Wed, 11am – 1:30am, Thurs, Fri, 11am – 3am
Contact Tel: 04 399 3333
McGettigan’s Bar, Dubai
The newly refurbished and extended McGettigan’s JLT will see its new live music and comedy venue transformed into ‘The Baggot Stadium’ a hub for all things Rugby World Cup! The air-conditioned summer garden will also feature fanzones and extra bars, with numerous TVs and the giant screen to watch the rugby world cup in Dubai on. Fun and interactive competitions will run throughout the tournament offering the chance to win stadium style hospitality packages for you and your mates to enjoy even more of the top-class sporting atmosphere McGettigan’s is known for.
Opening Times: Daily from 12pm – 3am
Contact Tel: 04 378 0800
The Locker Room Bar, Dubai
Broadcasting the Rugby World Cup events live on a multitude of 14 TV screens. It can get very lively during rugby matches, which should provide you with a great atmosphere to watch the games in while enjoying variety of food and drinks on offer. They have a wide selection of BBQ buffet every Thursday and Friday from 06:00 PM until 09:00 PM.
Opening Times: Daily 1pm – 2am
Contact Tel: 04 501 6189
Hopefully this list will give you some great starting points as to where you can watch the rugby world cup in Dubai this September and October 2015. It should prove to be a great tournament!!