One of our favorite times of the year, St. Patrick’s Day is almost here. So, we’ve been busy rounding up only the most festive places in Dubai that’ll have you seeing shamrocks everywhere. Here’s where you’re bound to have a good time…

McGettigan's JLT

Kickstart St Patrick's weekend at everybody's favorite Irish bar McGettigan's. Groove on to the best in Irish music on Thursday, March 12 as top bands The Coronas and Hermitage Green take center stage. This will be followed by the BIG Paddy's brunch on Friday, March 13 where you can enjoy four hours of free-flowing food and beverages along with entry to the Ultimate Paddy's Party. It doesn't stop there though. Walk in on Tuesday, March 17 to enjoy selected beverages for only AED 17 from 12-6pm. Sounds like our plans are sorted!  

Location: Cluster J, Bonnington Jumeirah Lakes Towers, Jumeirah Lakes Towers | Contact info: 04-356 0560

Fibber Magee's

It’s the first name that’ll pop up into your head for a chilled one and comfort food. For St Patrick's Day, the venue is going all out with a whole week dedicated to Paddy's Day celebrations starting from Thursday, March 12. With live music and offers on all your favorite Irish drinks, you don't need to think twice about kickstarting your weekend celebrations here!
Location: Sheikh Zayed Road | Contact info: 04-332 2400


Brunchers, pay close attention! JBR sports bar Offside is hosting not one but TWO brunches on Friday, March 20 for St Patrick’s Day celebrations. If you’re an early riser, head to the day brunch from 12:30-4:30pm for three hours of unlimited drinks and a buffet. Or drop in a little later for the night brunch which starts from 7-10pm and which will feature sharing platters and unlimited drinks. You can look forward to traditional Irish dishes such as lamb stew and steak pies as well as special desserts. YUM! Packages are priced at AED 249.

Location: JA Ocean View Hotel, JBR | Contact info: 04-814 5590

Speakeasy Bar & Restaurant

If you’re craving Irish craic then Speakeasy Bar & Restaurant is where you need to be until  Tuesday. March 31. Enjoy Irish breakfast with a selected pint of a classic Irish beer for only AED 89. Feeling peckish? Indulge in the ‘Paddy platter’ that’s good for two people and features a range of bites and two pints of selected beer. Yay!

Location: Delta Hotels by Marriott Jumeirah Beach | Contact info: 04-439 8881

The Duck Hook

How about a lavish three-course Irish meal at bistro bar The Duck Hook on Tuesday, March 17?! Indulge in everything from corn beef hash to a chocolate cake topped with liquor-flavored ice cream of your favorite Irish brand, and wash it down with a selected beer for only AED 195. Or settle for one of the classic à la carte dishes along with a pint for AED 105. For those who love playing golf at the Dubai Hills, visit the venue on Tuesday and get two selected beers FREE. Simply show your score card on arrival.

Location: Dubai Hills | Contact info: 800-666 353

The Rose & Crown

Fancy the idea of celebrating St Patrick’s Day for one whole week? The Rose & Crown is hosting a special week dedicated to the occasion from March 15 to March 22. You can look forward to plenty of pies, stews and offers on drinks and beer. Expect lots of fun games too including Jenga, pool and darts all throughout the week–quizzers wouldn’t want to miss the big St Paddy’s quiz night on March 15.

Location: The Atrium at Al Habtoor City, Sheikh Zayed Road | Contact info: 04-437 0022


There’s an exciting food challenge taking place at UBK during the month of March–finish eating a one-metre-long hotdog, wrapped in a green bun, in 30 minutes and pay absolutely nothing for it. If you fail, you’ll have to shell out AED 149. If you think you have what it takes, you know where you got to be!

Location: Cluster A, JLT Dubai | Contact info: 04-438 0000

**Pictures courtesy of venue's Facebook and website**
Article published: 11th March, 2020
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