9 Places That Will Keep You Up-To-Date With All The Olympics Action


Fancy catching up on all the action of the Olympics with great food and beverages on the side? We have a round-up of the best places for you.

These venues, with their massive screens, extensive beverage menus and food, will create the ambience for the Rio games, starting today until 21 August. 

If you stay around Garhoud or Deira...

The Irish Village (04 239 5000) 

Watch the games at this Irish favourite but not without a pick from the menu which includes roasts, curries and wraps.


If you stay around Karama / Bur Dubai...

The Grandstand Bar, Park Regis Kris Kin Hotel (04 377 1111)

They have a happy hour from with 20% off on selected beverages from 4pm to 8pm, as well as a 50% off on bucket bar bites from 11pm until closing time. Sorted!


If you stay around Sheikh Zayed Road...

Harvester's, Crowne Plaza Dubai (04 331 111)

The British-style pub will serve you traditional faves while you cheer your team.


If you stay around Downtown...

Nezesaussi Grill, Manzil Downtown Dubai (04 428 5888)

Expect 19 screens and food from New Zealand, South Africa and Australia at this Downtown hotspot.


If you stay around Business Bay...

Velocity, JW Marriott Marquis (04 414 3000)

Catch the games on the big screens as well as the happy hour from 4pm to 8pm.


If you stay around Al Barsha / Barsha Heights

Brunswick Sports Club, Sheraton Mall of the Emirates (056 404 0685)

Munch on brilliant pub grub all week long.


If you stay around around Jumeirah / Umm Suqeim

Perry & Blackwelder's, Souk Madinat Jumeirah (04 366 6197)

There's no better way to watch the games than a happy hour that offers 50% off selected beverages from 5pm to 8pm.


If you stay around Dubai Marina...

Barasti, Le Meridien Mina Seyahi Beach Resort & Marina (04 399 3333)

Make the most of the happy hour from 5pm to 7pm when watching the games on any day of the week.


If you stay around JLT...

McGettigan's, Bonnington JLT (04 378 0800)

They have the Olympic Burger Challenge for AED 199 - think 32oz. of burger and 32 minutes to finish it. If you manage to do it, the burger is on them.

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