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The countdown is officially on. If you’re looking for the best spots to catch all the action, Radisson hotels has a total of ten match zones across the emirates, from Business Bay to Damac Hills.

While each of the venues will have tasty food and drink deals, don’t forget to also download their new app, Taste My UAE, for the chance to earn loyalty points, avail special offers such as extended happy hours, and win prizes such as brunch vouchers or a trip to Santorini.

Here are the best places to watch the Qatar World Cup with Radisson Hotels…

Radisson Blu, Business Bay

In Business Bay, see all the action on a super-sized 144-inch screen at Bai, where an outdoor terrace is backdropped by Burj Khalifa views and a special world cup menu keeps football fans well-fed.

Bai bar and terrace, Radisson Blu Hotel, Dubai Canal View. Tel:(0)56 995 8210, @radissonbluhoteldubaicanalview

Radisson Blu, Media City

Media City’s popular ICON bar is an ideal spot to cheer on your team, with pub grub, an array of TV screens, and drinks deals from Dhs35. Keep an eye out on their social media for weekly prize giveaways.

Icon, Radisson Blu Dubai Media City. Tel:(0)4 366 9137. @radissonbluedmc

Radisson, Damac Hills

Football fans in Damac Hills can catch all the action from Firelake’s terrace with huge a 3-metre x 4-metre screen, indoor seating, and exclusive food and drink offers.

Firelake Grill House Terrace at Radisson Dubai DAMAC Hills, Tel:(0)04 879 1111. @radissondubaidamachills

Radisson Blu, Dubai Creek

The British pub will host a special pop-up venue on the Creek with views overlooking Dubai’s old quarter and Burj Khalifa with live entertainment, DJs, and a sports-themed menu.

The Pub at the Creek, Radisson Blu Hotel, Dubai Deira Creek. Tel:(0)4 222 71 71. @radissonbludxb

Radisson Red, Dubai Digital Park

Those living in Silicon Oasis can look forward to football fever taking over Oui Bar + Terrace at Radisson RED, with indoor and outdoor sports zones, game time light shows, drinks deals and live entertainment.

OUI bar, Radisson RED Hotel, Dubai Digital Park. Tel:(0)4 571 4343. @radissonreddubai

Radisson Resort, Al Marjan Island

Those who would rather make a staycation out of it, Radisson Resort on Al Marjan Island will be showing all the matches throughout the tournament on the beach and at RGB bar, with traditional pub grub, specially curated playlists, and daily drinks specials.

RBG Bar and The Beach, Radisson Resort, Ras Al Khaimah, Marjan Island. Tel:(0)7 204 9040. @radissonresortrasalkhaimah


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