Football didn’t come home, but it is on a welcome tour of England’s stadiums for the Premier League’s 2018/19 season.
These are all the best places to see if anyone can take down City, to catch those fabled ‘cold, rainy nights in Stoke‘ and watch the league’s newest show ponies performing their unbelievable tekkers in full HD. As well as great deals on food and beverages, these venues have been selected according to comfort, screen number and size.
Big match days are Saturday and Sunday evenings and you can find a full list of games and kick-off times at www.premierleague.com/fixtures
Pints and punts
Cosy up at the Emirates Hill’s well-loved Spike Bar for enticing beverages offers that are bang onside. We’re talking yards of day light. The venue boasts 16 flat screens and two giant screens on the terrace so you won’t have to crane your neck over other fans to see the game.
10am-12am. AED 30 for hops of the month, AED 125 for bucket of hops, three-litre tower of hops for AED 250. Happy hour: 6pm-8pm, Sunday-Thursday. Upper floor clubhouse, Emirates Golf Club, Emirates Hills 2. 04 417 9999.
Netting a cheeky double
Come and get balled over at The Media Lounge. It’s offering two smokin’ deals with a beverage of your choice or a sandwich/pasta to cheer your favourite team among the Premier League fixtures.
AED 49 for shisha with beverage. AED 59 for shishsa with sandwich/pasta. 5pm-9pm. Weekdays only. Dubai Media City, Concord Tower. 04 551 9887. Opening hours 9am-1am.
Catch all the action at Huddle Sports Bar every match day every weekend. Indulge in its happy hour deal with 25 per cent discount on select beverages and 20 per cent off on food.
Happy hour deal: AED 22 for select beverages, 12pm-6pm, Sunday-Thursday. opens 12pm-3am. CityMax Hotel Bur Dubai, Mankhool. 050 100 7065.
Lock it in
Head on down to one of our favourite JBR bars to enjoy British comfort food at its best. Get stuck in to the irresistible ‘roast of the day’ deal where you can choose two succulent meats served in a giant Yorkshire pud. Oh yeah, and there’s all the live football drama rattling off on the venue’s ma-hoosive screen.
AED 135, including complimentary house beverages. 2pm-10pm. Every Saturday and Sunday. Opens 4pm-3am. Rixos Premium Dubai, JBR & Grand Millennium Dubai, Barsha Heights. 04 392 7120.