Time to stock up on strawberries and cream, the annual Tennis championship is back on July 1…
Calling all tennis buffs, Wimbledon is back in July and there are loads of top places around Dubai to watch it, while taking advantage of some tasty deals and top offers running through the tournament.
While qualifying begins today, Monday June 24, the major competition will run for two weeks from July 1 to 14.
Here are six brilliant deals to enjoy while watching Wimbledon in Dubai.
The Lion by Nick & Scott
The Lion by Nick & Scott is Dubai’s take on a classic British pub, so it’s no surprise they’re going all out to celebrate Wimbledon. Each day they’ll have a barrel of a traditional summer cocktail, from which you can get five helpings for Dhs99. Their happy hour will be running Sunday to Thursday from 5pm to 8pm, serving drinks for Dhs30 and on Tuesdays between 7pm and 8pm, guys will get three complimentary house beverages while girls will get them unlimited.
The Lion by Nick & Scott, H Hotel, Sheikh Zayed Road, Dubai, daily 8am to 3am. Tel: (04) 359 2366. facebook.com/TheLionDubai
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As ever, McGettigans have loads of deals on to make sure you’re fed and watered whilst catching the matches. At their JBR branch, there’s a weekend breakfast special for Dhs100, two for one on lunch items on weekdays, a roast dinner for Dhs100 on the weekends and a late night happy hour.
McGettigans JBR, The Walk, Dubai, weekdays 12pm to 3am, weekends 10am to 3am. Tel: (04) 318 2580. facebook.com/McGettigansJBR
Say hello to your new neighbourhood hang out spot, the Social Company at Zabeel House The Greens. During the Grand Slam games, they’ll be doing cocktail pitchers with strawberries and cream for Dhs129, or you could go for their Wimbledon-themed Afternoon Tea for Dhs165. They’ve got loads of good drink deals too, like three beers for Dhs99.
Social Company, Zabeel House, Jumeirah, The Greens, Friday & Saturday 10am to 2am, Sunday & Monday 10am to 12am. Tel: (04) 364 7777. Tel: (04) 364 7777.
Formerly Girders Garden at JA Ocean View, Offside is a cool new sports bar, with a bit of a ‘man-cave’ vibe. It’s got a 200-inch screen ,and eight more in place so you won’t miss a second of the live action. There’s also a beer pong table, foosball, pool table and a darts area too, for when you want to get in on the action, rather than just watching it.
Offside, JA Ocean View Hotel, Dubai, daily 12.30pm to 3am. Tel: (04) 814 5590. jaresortshotels.com
To celebrate Wimbledon, Stoke House will be offering fifteen percent off your total bill during a the live matches. They’ve also got a great daily happy hour which runs from 4pm to 8pm. You could even get in a round of golf in the morning before spending the afternoon watching the tennis.
Stoke House, Trump International Golf Club, Damac Hills, Al Hebiah Third District, Dubai, daily 6am to 12am. Tel: (04) 245 3939. facebook.com/stokehousedubai
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