Where will you be when the whistle blows?

Huge sporting fixtures have been thin on the ground over the past 12 months, which makes the return of the Six Nations Rugby even more exciting. From February 6 to March 20, catch all the action (and some unmissable deals) at these venues screening the Six Nations Rugby in Dubai.

Spike Sports Bar & Terrace

Spike Bar

Watch the Six Nations Rugby live on Spike’s sprawling outdoor terrace, featuring two jumbo screens at the Emirates Golf Club. Enjoy a patriotically themed Six Nations burger (The Italian, The French, The English, The Irish, The Scottish or The Welsh) for Dhs80, or combine this with a pint of Heineken for Dhs95. Plus, there’s a daily happy hour from 6pm to 8pm.
Spike Sports Bar & Terrace, Emirates Golf Club, Sun to Thu noon to midnight, Fri and Sat 10AM to midnight. Tel: (04) 417 9842. dubaigolf.com

Soho Beer Garden and Foxglove

Six Nations Vibe

Watch the Six Nations at the brand-spanking Soho Beer Garden and adjoining Foxglove gastropub, and you can buy a bucket of selected beers for Dhs150. It’s available from 30 minutes before the game starts, until 30 minutes after the final siren sounds. Also, if you buy a Heineken for Dhs30 during the tournament, you’ll enter the draw to win a Dhs500 bar tab.

Soho Beer Garden and Foxglove, Meydan Racecourse Grandstand, Nad Al Sheba, daily noon to 1am. sohobeergarden.com

The Tap House

The Tap House - Classic Wagyu burger

This Palm Jumeirah pub is offering Dhs99 food and drink deals throughout the Six Nations championship. Enjoy a wagyu burger and a beer; nachos and two bottles of beer; three half pints of beer; or three shooters.

The Tap House, Club Vista Mare, Palm Jumeirah. Tel: (04) 514 3778. @taphousedubai 

The Rose & Crown

The Rose and Crown

With eight screens and a giant projector, you’ll have a clear view of every match at The Rose & Crown. Order Dhs30 Guinness pints all day, pies for Dhs55, specials on roasts, and daily happy hours from 4pm to 7pm, with house drinks from Dhs29.

The Rose & Crown, Al Habtoor City, daily from 11am until the end of March. Tel: (04) 437 0022. @theroseandcrowndubai

Joe’s Backyard


Watch the Six Nation’s game at Joe’s Backyard, the popular barbecue spot at Holiday Inn Dubai Festival City. The casual venue will be screening live matches of the Six Nations, with a delicious burger and pint of Guinness deal for Dhs99.

Joe’s Backyard, Holiday Inn Dubai Festival City. Email reservations@joebackyard.com. Tel: (0)55 709 4509. joebackyard.com

Wavebreaker Beach Bar & Grill

Wavebreaker Six Nations Rugby - Big screen

Watch the Six Nations Rugby live on multiple screens at Wavebreaker, Hilton Dubai Jumeirah. Enjoy special burger deals, plus two-for-one on selected drinks during happy hour, from 5pm to 7pm on weekdays.

Wavebreaker Beach & Grill, Hilton Dubai Jumeirah, The Walk, JBR. Sun to Thu noon to 11pm, Fri and Sat 10am to 11pm. Tel: (04) 318 2319. @wavebreaker_jbr


McGettigans_Madinat brunch

McGettigan’s JBR will be rolling out the rugby red carpet, with live screenings of all matches throughout the venue. Here, you can enjoy a daily happy hour from 4pm to 7pm. At McGettigan’s JLT, tuck into the SOS Breakfast menu before the match, offering a breakfast dish and three house drinks for Dhs129. McGettigan’s Madinat and DWTC will also be screening all the live matches, with competitions and prizes on match days.

McGettigan’s JBR, JLT, Souk Madinat Jumeirah and DWTC. @mcgettiganspubs

O’Leary’s Dubai Creek

O'Learys Six Nations Rubgby Dubai

Head on down to Hilton Dubai Creek to catch all the Six Nations action at O’Leary’s. This sporting hub boasts 15 screens, so you’re guaranteed a clear view of the scrum. And when there’s a match on, you can order a burger and a bottle of beer for just Dhs55.

O’Leary’s, Hilton Dubai Creek, daily 11am to midnight. Tel: (04) 212 7570. @olearysdubai

The Irish Village

irish village garhoud

Cheer on the Irish contingent at the Irish Village, where they’ll be pouring Dhs35 pints of Guinness all day during the tournament.

The Irish Village, Al Garhoud and Studio One Hotel, daily 11am to 1am. @theirishvillage

The Dubliner’s

the dubliners

Another hot bet for an Irish crowd is The Dubliner’s, at Le Meridien Dubai Hotel & Conference Centre. From February 6 to March 20, you can order a serve of chicken wings or calamari rings, plus a pint of Irish stout, for Dhs66.

The Dubliner’s, Le Meridien Dubai Hotel & Conference Centre, Al Garhoud, daily noon to 3am. Tel: (04) 702 2455. @dublinersdubai

Oui Bar + Terrace

Radisson Red Oui Bar

For an alfresco vantage point to watch the rugby, head to Oui Bar + Terrace at Radisson Red, with multiple screens dotted around the terrace.

Oui Bar + Terrace, Radisson Red, Dubai Silicon Oasis. @radissonreddubai

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