World Cup Fever Takes Centre-stage in Dubai
Watch from restaurants and sports lounges
Dubai Calendar’s pick of the best places to watch the World Cup Finals in Dubai
Football Fever has hit Dubai, with love of the ‘beautiful game’ and interest in the FIFA 2018 World Cup taking hold of the emirate’s diverse population. With restaurants and sports lounges brimming with all the hottest action from the World Cup, knowing exactly where to go to get the best viewing experiences of one of the planet’s biggest sporting events can be hard.
Dubai Calendar’s website and app is a free resource that allows sports enthusiasts to discover great locations to watch the World Cup Finals with family and friends. With an average of 150 events listed at any one time, and 35 new events added every week, Dubai Calendar is your all access pass to the hottest events in Dubai.
Here are Dubai Calendar’s top picks from where you could watch the FIFA World Cup 2018 Finals as it draws to a close on 15 July 2018:
THE ELS CLUB, Dubai Sports City
Throughout the FIFA World Cup, The Els Club’s 261 Restaurant will host a large indoor screen, as well as live cooking stations for the perfect football frenzy with friends.
ALOFT, City Centre Deira
Aloft City Centre Deira, Dubai is giving you the chance to support your team this summer and cheer them on in an air-conditioned arena with unlimited bites. It is open for all games with daily competitions being held.
BARASTI, Dubai Marina
The Barasti Superdome will cater for up to 8,000 fans per match in an electric atmosphere that features special effects, Live DJs, and giant HD TV screens for the best football experience with family and friends.
SOHO GARDEN, Meydan
Soho has transformed its cosmopolitan enclave into the ultimate World Cup Football hang-out this summer, complete with multiple cinema screens for all 64 games live throughout their air-conditioned venue for the perfect escape in the sweltering heat.
FAIRMONT, The Palm
The fully air-conditioned World Cup tent will provide visitors with the ultimate game-watching experience with multiple TV screens to enjoy the real-time matches in a casual setting. Fairmont The Palm will also offer a delicious ‘bites’ menu and exciting offers every night.
LAPITA, Dubai Parks & Resorts
Enjoy a lively World Cup experience at Lapita Hotel’s Lani Rooftop Lounge, set amongst spectacular city skyline views and a Polynesian vibe, with all-inclusive packages.
REFORM SOCIAL & GRILL, The Lakes Dubai
Reform Social & Grill promises guests an ultimate FIFA World Cup screening experience at its famous air-conditioned tent, with great prices on beverages and the opportunity to experience fun games and win prizes.
Full details of all venues can be found on Dubai Calendar’s website and app.
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