Abu Dhabi, UAESaturday 22 February 2020

Here's where to watch Super Bowl LIV in Dubai and Abu Dhabi

Despite the time difference, fans of American football can still catch the big event live from 3.30am in bars and restaurants in the UAE

Despite the time difference, there are bars and restaurants that will be hosting Super Bowl watch parties, including Loca and McGettigan's. 
Despite the time difference, there are bars and restaurants that will be hosting Super Bowl watch parties, including Loca and McGettigan's. 

Are you ready for some football? American football fans in the UAE can catch Super Bowl LIV, which will see the Kansas City Chiefs take on San Francisco 49ers in Miami, Florida on Monday, February 3 (with Shakira and Jennifer Lopez starring in the halftime show).

Set your alarm, because the Super Bowl will air at 3.30am (UAE time), but bars and restaurants around the UAE will be open in the early hours to show the game live. Here's where to watch it in Dubai and Abu Dhabi.

Dubai

Spike Bar, Dubai

The Emirates Golf Club venue will have 16 screens dotted around, plus an extra-large three-metre screen on the outdoor terrace so fans won’t be craning their necks to see all the action. Guests can also pay Dh79 for a hearty breakfast as they watch the game. Doors will open at 3.30am. Booking is advised but not required.

Where: Emirates Golf Club, Dubai

When: February 3 from 3.30am

Details: Call 04 417 9999 or email emiratesdining@dubaigolf.com or visit www.dubaigolf.com/emirates-golf-club

McGettigan’s JLT

The NFL game will be screened on both HD TVs and a big screen in this Irish pub's private function room, The Baggot. If you're not keen on breakfast food they will also be offering wings and burgers, too. They won't be closing their doors and will be carrying on from the night before, but if you want to get there just for the game, the team is encouraging people to get there at about 2am in order to get a seat.

Where: McGettigan’s JLT, Dubai

When: February 3 from 2am

Details: Call 04 378 0800 or email contact@mcgettigans.com or visit www.mcgettigans.com/jlt

Original Wings and Rings, DIFC

Watch the game on multiple TVs in this American sports bar. You’ll be served enough wings, burgers and drinks to keep your belly full while rooting for your team. This bar will stay open from noon Sunday until the end of the game on Monday morning. There is a minimum spend of Dh100 per person and booking in advance is required.

Where: Original Wings and Rings, Liberty House, DIFC

When: February 3 at 2am

Details: Call 04 359 6900 or visit ae.bwr-intl.com

Claw BBQ

The American barbecue and seafood restaurant will show the game live at 3.30am. Claw BBQ will stay open overnight until Monday morning for their Super Bowl viewing party. The a la carte menu will be available and there's no minimum spend required.

Where: Claw BBQ in Souk Al Bahar

When: February 2 (will stay open overnight)

Details: Call 04 432 2300 or visit www.clawbbq.com

Abu Dhabi

The Sportsman’s Arms, Abu Dhabi

The live broadcast of the NFL championship game will be shown on a big outdoor screen or around the HD TVs inside. The menu includes glazed beef cheeks, Black Angus burgers and buckets of wings, and food and drink packages start from Dh99. Booking is advised but not required.

Where: Sportsman’s Arms, Zayed Sports City

When: February 3 from 3am

Booking: Call 02 477 1066 or email reservations@sportsmansZSC.com or visit www.sportsmanszsc.com

Loca Abu Dhabi

Mexican hot spot Loca will be screening the game at their Abu Dhabi venue. The Loca team will be serving up Mexican-style breakfasts for Dh78 after doors open at 3.30am, right at kick-off. The good news here is that you can book a table in advance: booking is advised but not required.

Where: Loca Abu Dhabi, The Galleria Mall, Al Maryah Island

When: February 3 from 3.30am

Details: Call 02 582 3639 or visit www.locauae.com

Stars 'N' Bars, Abu Dhabi

For those who want to celebrate early, there will be a BBQ Tailgate Party here from 10pm to 3am as well as karaoke from 10pm to 2am. Watch across one of the 76 HD TVs, or on a 3x3 metre large screen outside on the dining terrace. Doors will be open from the previous night. Booking is advised but not required – although, at the time of publishing, 60 per cent of tables had already been booked.

Where: Stars 'N' Bars, Yas Marina

When: February 2 (will be staying open overnight until kickoff)

Details: RSVP online or call 02 565 0101 or visit www.starsnbars.ae

Cooper's, Abu Dhabi

The traditional pub will be showing the game coverage from 3.30am to 8am. Along with their big screen TVs, there will be a special American breakfast a la carte menu as well as other deals on food and beverages. Doors will open at 3am. You can get a free bottle if you wear a jersey from either team.

Where: Park Rotana Abu Dhabi

When: February 3 from 3am

Details: Call 02 657 3325 or visit www.rotanatimes.com/parkrotana

Updated: February 2, 2020 04:02 PM

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