14 best places to watch the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Dubai with fantastic offers!


The 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia is a week away and football fans the world over are getting ready to support their favourite teams as they compete for glory in the sport’s biggest international tournament.

Check out our top picks of the best places to catch the action this summer:


Ideally located along Jumeirah Beach Residence (JBR), guests can join in on the FIFA World Cup 2018 action featuring 7 screens in JB’s Gastropub at the five-star Amwaj Rotana.

Guaranteed to be able to catch the games from any spot within the gastropub, JB’s will be screening the games from 14 June to 15 July where guests can get together and cheer on their favourite teams in groups regardless of who they support or which country they may be from.

JB’s will also feature special food and drinks promotions by the bottle and the bucket as well as a whopping 25% cashback offer redeemable during the month.

Dates: Daily from 14th June – 15th July

Offer: Special food and drinks promotions by the bottle and the bucket
25% cashback offer

Location: JB’s Gastropub, Amwaj Rotana, JBR

To reserve your place:  04 428 3084


Throughout the FIFA World Cup The Els Club’s 261 Bar and Lounge will be a favourite among fans as they cheer on thier national team.  There will be large screens situated throughout the venue ensuring you never miss a minute of the action as well as offering live cooking stations and amazing promotional bucket deals. Whether you are supporting Brazil, Saudi Arabia, England, Germany or Argentina, 261 will

There will be daily promotions on beverages, buckets of hops and food.

Dates: Daily from 14th June – 15th July

Offer: Buckets Deals of Hops starting from AED 99

Location: The Els Club, Dubai Sports City

To reserve your place: 04 425 1000 or email; tecf&[email protected]



Head down to the Aloft City Centre Deira, Dubai this FIFA World cup and enjoy unlimited beverages and bites whilst taking in the action in the specially created air-conditioned arena. Open for all the games with daily competitions to win your table (enter to receive a table for 4 for the game of your choice).

Days: Daily from 14th June- 15th July

Offer: AED 175 with soft bevvies and snacks / AED 275 with hard bevvies and snacks

Location: Aloft City Centre Deira, Baniyas Road, Deira

To reserve your place:  04 210 3333


The Barasti SuperDome is where football lives this summer and will cater for up to 8000 fans per match and features special effects, Live DJs, giant screens and an electric atmosphere. It’s an experience not to be missed whether you’re a fan of the beautiful game or just in the mood to party!

Dates: Daily from 14th June – 15th July (SuperDome opens an hour before the first match)

Offer: Free Entry

Location: Barasti Beach, Le Meridien Mina Seyahi Beach Resort & Marina

To reserve your place:  04 318 1313


The newly rebranded British pub, The Lion by Nick & Scott, will be bringing you all the live footie action this summer by screening all the World Cup matches!

The Lion will be running a host of World Cup offers including hops buckets and G&T barrels from 150 AED and the classic burger and a pint combo for 99 AED. There’s also a special package for groups of 4 which includes 4 bar snack baskets and 4 hops buckets or G&T barrels for 999 AED.

The team at The Lion have also created a special world cup drink called ‘The Ice Russian Lion” available at 40 AED. And if that’s not enough every time a team scores a goal there will be shooters available for just 10 AED and you can get a free shooter on entry when wearing your team jersey on the day that your team is playing!

Dates: Daily from 14th June – 15th July

Offer: From 99 AED

Location: The Lion by Nick & Scott, H Dubai

To reserve your place: [email protected] / 04 359 2366


Enjoy World Cup action at the only hotel in Dubai Parks & Resorts. Gather friends and head to Lani Rooftop Lounge with city skyline views and a Polynesian vibe for all- inclusive packages, hops buckets and burger deals.

Days: Daily from 14th June – 15th July

Offer: AED 199- All you can drink per person per day. Includes spirits, hops and grape from 3pm – 1am (10 hours!)

AED 99- Bucket of 5 hops

AED 75- Hops & Sliders (beef, chicken, crab & mushroom)

Location: Lapita – Lani Rooftop Lounge, Dubai Parks & Resorts

To reserve your place: 04 810 9999


Reform Social & Grill have launched Your Local Fanzone for all its customers throughout the FIFA World Cup 2018.

Your Local Fanzone will run throughout the FIFA World Cup offering all customers happy hour prices throughout the football period and will be held in Reform’s famous air-conditioned tent live with commentary on the big screen – with plenty of games and prizes to be won!

There will also be a special World Cup menu available at 99 AED, picking from the famous Reform Burger and Chips, Battered Fish & Chips or a British Balti Curry – all including a pint. For those wanting to stick around for a little longer, there will be a special three-hour package available at 225 AED per person allowing football fans to feast on a platter of British favourites including mini beef burgers, pies, scotch eggs, crackling, fries plus five beers.

Dates: Daily from 14th June – 15th July

Offer: Three-hour package from 225 AED, Special World Cup menu from 99 AED

Location: Reform Social & Grill, The Lakes

To reserve your place: 04 4542638


The best Gastropub on The Palm has launched The Tap House Rewards Passport that will reward fans with special daily offers during the football extravaganza.

Picking up a Tap House Rewards Passport is easy – guests need to simply spend AED 200 at The Tap House any time after May 14 and they’ll be all set for kick-off, with prizes on offer from the get-go when the first game kicks off on June 14! Up to 50 special offers of food and drinks can be enjoyed throughout the tournament up until the World Cup Final on July 15.

The Tap House will also be treating fans to free face painting, live sports commentary and quiz rounds with spot prizes on match days from lunchtime until the early hours. Pairing deals on drinks from the countries playing that day as well as special food platter offers for large groups will also be available, fueling the spirit of games to the maximum!

Days: Daily from 14th June – 15th July

Offer: Book your place for just AED125 per person or reserve your seat for the group stages and during the finals all-inclusive package from just AED349.

Location: The Tap House, The Palm

To reserve your place: Call – 800 TAPS (8277)


The only place in DIFC for the World Cup! And if that’s not enough the deals are even better than a 40-yard screamer…

Days: Daily from 14th June- 15th July

Offer: Buy 1 Get 1 Free Bevvies, 3 Bar Bites For AED 99

Location: Al Fattan Currency House – Dubai

To reserve your place: 04 343 5518

Atlantis World Cup Fan Zone

The world-famous Atlantis Hotel is pulling out all the stops for the main event this summer by hosting its very own World Cup Fan Zone with enough room for over 2,000 football fanatics! The venue will be split into two zones – The Stadium and The Bench. The Stadium will be the main viewing area for fans who do not want to miss a second of the action whilst The Bench will offer a more chilled feel for those that are not as passionate.

Ladies can enter the venue free of charge whilst Men will need to pay AED100 which redeemable against food and drink. Minimum spend on seated tables starts from AED1000.

Days: Daily from 14th June – 15th July

Offer: Ladies for free! Men AED100 but can be redeemed against food and drink

Location: Atlantis Hotel, The Palm

To reserve your place: 04 426 0666

Mcgettigan’s JLT

Despite the Irish not making the World Cup you can still enjoy the Irish hospitality at McGettigan’s JLT. During the tournament, the bar will be offering a monster Happy Hour that runs from noon-8pm Saturday to Wednesday (9pm on Thursday) with drinks starting from AED20. On Thursday you can also take advantage of free-flowing drinks whilst shouting at the screen for only AED199 between 9pm-12am. The SOS Breakfast will also be a firm favourite which gives fans a dish from the special menu along with three house drinks for AED 109. Offers galore!

Days: Daily from 14th June – 15th July

Offer: Eight-hour Happy Hour

Location: McGettigans JLT

To reserve your place: 04 378 0800

Lock, Stock & Barrel

To celebrate the FIFA World Cup the bar will transform into one of the best 24/7 fan zones in Dubai with a load of food and beverage offers to keep you going whilst you catch the action. Buy four bottles of selected hops during the tournament and receive two bottles free; plenty to go round between you and your mates! Best of all, every single game will be beamed onto multiple screens in the venue ensuring you never miss a kick.

Days: Daily from 14th June – 15th July

Offer: Buy four bottles get two free

Location: Lock, Stock & Barrel Barsh Heights

To reserve your place: 04 514 9195

Capital Club

Dubai’s leading private Member’s Club will open its doors for the very first time to DIFC Card holders throughout the FIFA World Cup.  The DIFC community will be able to catch every single game streamed live whilst enjoying discounts on food and beverages. If you’re feeling thirsty take advantage of five bottles of hops for AED99 or satisfy your chicken wing cravings with 20 wing buckets also AED99. The club is also offering 2-4-1 off their special summer menu which includes classic dishes such as fish and chips and the Capital Club Burger.

Days: Daily from 14th June – 15th July

Offer: 20 wings for AED99

Location: The Capital Club, DIFC

To reserve your place: 04 363 0111

Perry & Blackwelder’s

Whether fans are following their home country or getting together with friends to cheer on neutral nations, Perry & Blackwelder’s is sprinkling its distinctive dose of Southern charm on the month-long showcase with a menu of comfort food and host of F&B deals including six bottles of hops for AED 129. All the action will be shown live on 10 screens throughout the venue with the major matches being featured on the big screen next to the main bar.

Days: Daily from 14th June – 15th July

Offer: Six bottles of hops for AED 129

Location: Souk Madinat

To reserve your place: 04 366 6197