Where to watch FIFA World cup in Dubai

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FIFA World Cup 2010 has entered in quarter final stage. If you are in Dubai or planning to visit in next few days and do not want to miss out your favorite sport, here is a list of venues to catch live action of football world cup in Dubai.

Jumeirah Beach Hotel

Jumeirah Beach Hotel offers football fans from all over the world a one-of-a-kind football experience at its five star lifestyle destination.

The Arena: An air conditioned football arena in the Conference Centre, with a capacity of up to 600 guests, featuring live football action on state-of-the-art super-size screens paired with intelligent lighting and audio.

Quarter Finals AED 750 per person per day (2 game days with 2 games per day). Semi Finals AED 750 per person per day (2 game days with 1 game per day). Third Place AED 750 per person. Final AED 1,000 per person

Dhow & Anchor: With super-size screens on the terrace and live broadcasts inside the classic English pub, with culinary and beverage specials to add flavour to the action on the field, there is something exciting for each fan. Watch your favourite football teams live in action and take advantage of the popular daily Happy Hour with 50 percent off on beverages from 7.00 pm to 8.00 pm.

Hush Football Lounge, Madinat Jumeirah: The Hush Football Lounge, situated on the beaches of Madinat Jumeirah, will broadcast all FIFA World Cup matches. This purpose built venue themed like a football stadium is fully air-conditioned with private VIP Lounge settings for up to 50 guests and a public zone with complimentary access for up to 350 persons.

BarZar, Madinat Jumeirah: With VIP tables for 70 guests, and a public fan zone with stadium style seating, BarZar creates excitement with a live DJ and a live band performing between the individual matches. Fun games and prizes, a football and nation themed menu and a vast range of beverage offers add to the atmosphere during every match.

Start the match day with a buy one and get one free offer precisely one hour prior to the first game, avail five drinks from a special drinks guide at just AED 80 on Tuesdays and Saturdays, and ladies get two complimentary cocktails on Mondays.

Timings: 5pm – 2am, Saturdays – Wednesdays
5pm – 3am, Thursdays
4pm – 3am, Fridays
(open one hour prior to the first match if games are scheduled earlier)

The Wharf, Madinat Jumeirah: Daily between 4.00pm and 8.00pm, as well as on Quiz Nights, football screenings at The Wharf are twice as nice; enjoy any drink at the bar and avail the same beverage for just AED 10, a pie and pint on Saturdays for just AED 90, or a bucket with seven bottles of a special malt based beverage at just AED 150 throughout the matches.

Timings: 7.00pm – 11.30pm
(open one hour prior to the first match if games are scheduled earlier)

Scarlett’s, Jumeirah Emirates Towers: Scarlett’s transforms itself into the Scarlett’s Football Clubhouse for the duration of the FIFA World Cup, becoming the home of football in the heart of the city with live broadcast of all 64 matches on super-size screens, a welcoming atmosphere with irresistible beverage offers, DJ entertainment, as well as games and prizes. Scarlett’s also features a dedicated private room for up to 10 guests, equipped with a super-size screen.

Scarlett’s features a tab night every Wednesday, Thursday and Friday night with five drinks for just AED 80 per person, and every Tuesday night ladies get two complimentary cocktails from 9.00pm onwards.

Timings: 12.00pm – 3.00am
Happy Hour: 5.00pm – 8.00pm

Al Forsan, Jumeirah Bab Al Shams: Pair your football experience with a special South African influenced three-course menu and a special happy hour with 50 percent off on all South African beverages from start to finish of every single game.

For more information, please contact

Tel: +971 4 406 8999
Email: jbhboxoffice@jumeirah.com
Website: www.jumeirah.com/football

Dubai Creek Golf & Yacht Club

Join Dubai Creek Golf & Yacht Club in the new ‘air conditioned tent’ at Qd’s to watch the matches in style, whilst enjoying the unique atmosphere. With buckets on offer and nibbles to match, it’s the place to be. Call 04-2956000 for reservation.

Holiday Inn Express

Vista, at the Holiday Inn Express will be showing the World Cup football matches as they happen in South Africa this June and July. They are setting up two large screens on the Shisha Terrace in addition to the two widescreen TV’s in the bar area. Therefore, there will be plenty of space to watch the matches for all you football fans out there. In addition, there will be plenty of competitions and special beer promotions.

Call 04-4275500 for reservations.

The Irish Village

Watch the FIFA World Cup at The Irish Village from 11th June to 11th July in a fully air conditioned tent where all matches will be shown on the big screen. The stadium seating with four big screens will place you in the heart of the action. A food and beverage service is offered along with deals on a selection of drinks. Moreover, by visiting on six separate days you get the chance to enter the draw to win a four-day trip for two to Istanbul (ticket, accommodation and transfers).

For further details or reservations call 04-282 4122.


Your team might not win at this year’s World Cup, but at Elements Café, Wafi, everyone is a winner! Correctly guess the result of any match and your table eats and drinks free. Before each game, guests will be asked to predict the score. At the end of the match, if any diners in Elements Café predict the score correctly, they can enjoy their visit on the house. All matches will be shown live on big-screen televisions within the café, as well as on the restaurant’s outdoor air conditioned terrace. The restaurant will also feature a special World Cup menu featuring a selection of pizzas themed according to the countries playing.

For further details call 04-3244252.

Harry’s Place

Gather the gang at Harry’s Place to watch the most exciting football games in the world live on our big screens, while enjoying a choice of delicious snacks. What’s more, get 20% off your total bill.

To make a reservation, please call +971 4 262 5555
E-mail: rendubai@emirates.net.ae.
Website: www.dubairenaissance.com

Grand Football Fever Tent at Grand Hyatt Dubai

Enjoy public viewing in our own stadium-style, fully air-conditioned tent featuring grand stand seating. For AED45 per person, you enjoy access to the tent and one beverage of your choice. Additional tailor-made offers are available on request, starting with package prices from AED135 per person.

For more information call 04-3172222.

The Terrace and The Thai Kitchen’s air-conditioned balcony

Park Hyatt Dubai is offering a choice of two football zones: its waterfront bar, The Terrace, and a specially constructed, enclosed air-conditioned balcony at The Thai Kitchen. A “World Cup” food menu has been created, and will be served with an array of South African wines and a large selection of international beers, all to be enjoyed while you cheer on your team as you watch them on the flat screen TVs.

For more information call 04-3172222.

Carpenter’s Bar at Hyatt Regency Dubai

Like nothing better than watching football live at the bar with a crowd of other football fans around you? Then join us for live broadcasts of every match in Carpenter’s Bar. Enjoy a pint of beer or two with mouth-watering snacks from our menu while supporting your favourite team on several big screens and get a chance to win memorable merchandise and souvenirs.

For more information call 04-3172222.

Four Points by Sheraton Sheikh Zayed Road

Catch all the games at Charlie’s, at Four Points by Sheraton on Sheik Zayed Road. There is a football finger licking promotion to get you in the mood. Go along and enjoy a meat lovers’ platter for Dhs 80 or the sea platter for Dhs 90.

Call 04-3169731 for more information.

Le Royal Meridien Beach Resort and Spa

Don’t miss the FIFA World Cup that will be broadcasted live at Al Khaima at Le Royal Meridien Beach Resort and Spa. The Arabian Breeze set menu is priced at Dhs 299 net per person, excluding beverages.

Advanced booking is required for restaurant reservations call 04-3165550.

Ramada Dubai

Watch the FIFA World Cup live at the Old Vic Ramada Dubai. Join the excitement and watch your favourite game on eight large screens. Cheer your favourite teams, celebrate their victories with selected beverages at great prices, and enjoy snacks from a specially designed World Cup snacks menu. Join the competition and you could win free dining for an entire month for two people.

Call 04-5061158 for more information.

Grand Millennium Dubai

At the Belgian Beer Café, Grand Millennium Dubai, book a table for four persons for Dhs 200, including special beverages and a plate of BBC snack food for four persons; or book a table for 20 people for Dhs 2,400 including special beverages and BBC’s famous mussels with fries. For the duration of the World Cup, there will be daily lucky draws with great prizes to win.

For further information or reservations call 04-4299999.

Holiday Inn Dubai – Al Barsha

We will bring the matches live to you daily on big screens at The Q and Mojito venues starting from 11th June. Enjoy Happy Hour from 12pm to 5pm with 50 percent discount on selected beverages followed by 30 percent discount on the same until 8pm. There is also a daily promotion on a bucket of five selected beers at Dhs 125.

For more informations, visit www.holidayinn.com

The Pub, Radisson Blu Hotel, Deira

Starting June 11th, and for the 31 days of the World Cup, The Pub offers all guests a chance to get a 31% discount on their table’s total bill. The participating guests will have to predict the winning team of each game by filling in a short form in The Pub and handing it to any of the team members. At the end of each game, the correct answers will be placed into a raffle and one lucky winner will receive the 31% discount. But the fun does not stop there! At the end of the World Cup, all participants’ forms with the correct answers from the entire 31days, will be placed into the grand raffle and one lucky winner will get to experience a great weekend stay at the Radisson Blu Hotel, Abu Dhabi Yas Island with a one night stay for 2 persons, including breakfast and dinner!

As an exception during the Football World Cup, The Pub will be open during its’ regular operational timings from 12 pm until 4 pm and from 6 pm until midnight as well as during all the games that are scheduled before or after opening hours.

For more information or bookings, please contact the Information Centre on 04- 205 7333/ 7444.

The Yahoo! Maktoob Tent at the Terrace, Media Rotana Dubai

Starting June 1st, we are kicking off FIFA World Cup Celebrations at The Terrace! Pick your best seat inside the gigantic air-conditioned smoking Tent and catch live action from the World Cup on giant LCD screens while you make the most of special food & beverage promotions with Shisha and lots of gifts & entertainment. Fancy your chances of winning exciting prizes every day at The Mondial Tent with loads of activities & competitions between the games.

Nelson’s, Media Rotana Dubai

Live Coverage of all matches with the chance to win 4 pairs of tickets to 4 destinations!

Media Rotana Dubai- Al Barsha South- TECOM

For Reservation or more information, please call 04-435 0201 e-mail: fb.media@rotana.com

World Cup Fever at ZwZ

Zaatar w Zeit (ZwZ), the premier Lebanese chain owned by Cravia, opens its doors to football lovers as the 2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa™ kicks off! Guests at the ZwZ restaurants in Sheikh Zayed Road, The Walk at JBR, Abu Dhabi mall and the Abu Dhabi Salam Street outlet can all be sure winners by upgrading their meals to full meals.

The Els Club, Dubai

The Els Club is going the extra mile to give you the extra inch! If you don’t have a 108 inch plasma screen TV in your living room, then join us in ours. The Els Club is screening live broadcasts of the 2010 FIFA World Cup brought to you by Sharp. Special offers on Food & Beverage throughout the entire tournament.

Contact 425 1000 or visit www.elsclubdubai.com

The Montgomerie, Dubai

The Academy Terrace will be converted into a football fanatic’s dream, with an air-conditioned tent, where guests can watch their favourite teams battling to win, on big-screen televisions. Take advantage of some great bottle promotions, tuck into specially created cuisine and win fantastic prizes. There’s also a happy hour promotion that’s perfect for kicking back after a hard day’s work. Abu Dhabi Media Company is the title sponsor, and the tent will be known as ‘The AD Sports Tent’.

Contact 390 5600 or visit www.themontgomerie.com

Amwaj Restaurant, Shangri-La Hotel Dubai

Catch the 2010 World Cup Live and enjoy selected beverages at only AED28 each as well as an array of popular international bar chow! In addition, get a chance to participate in our grand raffle draw during the World Cup finals.

For inquiries and reservations: 04-405 2703

Double Decker

Entrance is only allowed for people above 21 years old.

For reservations, please call (04) 3211111 or email us at fb.almurooj@rotana.com

Dubai World Trade Centre

The spirit of the FIFA World Cup games aired live on Dubai’s biggest screen in Sheikh Saeed Hall 3 at the Dubai World Trade Centre.


Round of 16 & Quarter Finals – 25 dhs per match
Semi Finals and Finals – 50 dhs per match

Tickets will be on sale at the ticket counters at the entrance of the Sheikh Saeed Hall 3 one hour before the first live game of the day.

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