The Big Game: The Top 5 Sports Bars in Dubai

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Residents of Dubai love sports. Whether it’s working out in the gym or on the field, attending the Rugby 7’s, horse and camel racing, polo, or water and motor sports, participating in sports related-activities is a favorite pastime in this desert city. Check out the top 5 sports bars in Dubai.

1 Irish Village

One of Dubai's favorite pubs, Irish Village is a great place to watch sports and becomes particularly alive during the Irish English rugby match in the Six Nations.

The Aviation Club

04 282 4750

2 Harry's Place

Catch lots of big screen activity at Harry's Place at the Renaissance Hotel. Always a boisterous drinking crowd, pictures of dogs playing pool decorate the walls adding to the sportive vibe.

Renaissance Dubai Hotel


04 262 5555

3 Dhow and Anchor

Distinctly British in ambiance, Dhow and Ancho offers a wonderful view underneath the nearby Burj Al Arab. A popular place to watch English cricket matches.

Jumeirah Beach Hotel

04 406 8999

4 Icon Bar and Lounge

A bit more stylish than your average sports pub, Icon Bar nevertheless reigns a top spot when it comes to catching live sporting events.

Radisson Blu Hotel

Media City

04 366 9111

5 Nelson's

With an old Victorian feel, when you step into Nelson's you're whisked away from flashy Dubai live to more low-key yet poised ambiance. Grab your Heineken Cup and watch the action on a range of wide-screen TVs.

Media Rotana, TECOM

04 435 0000

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