Where to watch the Six Nations Rugby in Dubai
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
Soho Beer Garden and Foxglove
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
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
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
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.
Wavebreaker Beach Bar & Grill
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
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
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
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
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
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