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The Best Irish Pubs in Dubai

The top Irish bars in Dubai are a great choice if you’re looking for a pint of the black stuff, a super-duper fry up, or some vibrant entertainment. While some are beautifully designed and the others maintain the Irish influence more understated, all feature delicious drinks, filling fare, and that inviting atmosphere that makes you want to return. Even better if there are some Irish jigs playing in the background.

Look no further for top Irish pubs in Dubai, we have listed all for you. Try each one, then choose your favorite.

McCafferty’s, Circle Mall

Genuine Irish pubbery in JVC may seem a little out of the ordinary initially, but trust us when we say it works. It is one of the best pubs in Dubai. Its rustic surroundings are reminiscent of an Old Irish Tavern with ancient relics, Gaelic paintings, and plenty of dark corners great for enjoying perfectly-poured pints, drawing customers with its everyday live music, generous happy hours, and hearty pub classics. There are both Irish and foreign ales available on tap, which you can sip indoors or outside in the bar garden. Their timings might get changed, it is advised to check before visiting.

Address: JVC – Jumeirah Village – Dubai – United Arab Emirates

Phone: +971 55 784 9220

Hours: Monday to Friday- 12 PM to 2 AM, Saturday to Sunday – 11 AM to 2 AM 

The Irish Village, Garhoud

The Irish Village’s original Garhoud location is iconic in every way. A pillar of the city’s nightlife, it once won the Irish Pubs Global award for greatest Irish pub in the world, which is truly saying something. Bands on tour from their home country choose to perform here while they are in town since it is a proper inviting bar inside and has a sizable beer garden outside (who could forget Boyzone’s Farewell Tour back in 2019?). What else could you possibly wish for?

Address: 31 A St – Garhoud – Dubai – United Arab Emirates

Phone: +971 4 282 4750

Hours: Sunday to Thursday – 11 AM to 1 AM, Friday to Saturday – 11 AM to 2 AM 

Fibber Magee’s

Everybody should be able to pour a pint of the dark liquid, if not in practice, at least in theory. However, Fibber Magee’s is the place to go if you want one of the top Irish pubs in Dubai that is passionate about the manner it serves its beverages. Not only that, but it’s also a great place to grab some breakfast, which is available all day. If you want to accompany your drinks with some eggs, bacon, sausage, hash browns, black pudding, beans, tomatoes, toast, or fried bread, this is the place for you.

Address: Saeed Tower 1 – Sheikh Zayed Road – Trade Centre – Trade Centre 1 – Dubai – United Arab Emirates

Phone: +971 4 332 2400

Hours: Everyday – 8 AM to 3 AM 

McGettigan’s DWTC

Do you want real Irish pubs? McGettigan is there for you!  Even though it’s a little farther out than other clubs, the DWTC branch is often busy. This is partly because of the exceptional quality of food it serves, which combines typical pub grub with healthier options such oregano sun dried tomatoes vegan ravioli & oven-roasted salmon filet. Regular live music performances by Irish artists like Fearghal O’Neill & Leanna Kerry, a full schedule of live sporting events, and everyday happy hour from 3 to 10 p.m. are also to be expected.

Address: Dubai World Trade Centre – Ground Floor, Convention Tower – Dubai – United Arab Emirates

Phone: +971 4 262 0407

Hours: Everyday – 12 PM to 1 AM 

McCafferty’s Pub Al Furjan

One of the best Irish pubs in Dubai, McCafferty’s is flown in directly from Donegal on the Emerald Isle. This popular drinking establishment in Jebel Ali also features live traditional Irish songs most nights of the week along with great pours, lots of live sports, and, of course, nonstop craic. You can indeed check out its fantastic happy hours, ladies’ night, breakfast, and one of the greatest Sunday carveries in the area if that isn’t enough to pique your interest.

Address: Jebel Ali Village – Al Furjan – Dubai – United Arab Emirates

Phone: +971 4 422 1491

Hours: Sunday to Thursday – 10 AM to 12 AM, Friday to Saturday – 10 AM to 2 AM

These are some of the best Irish bars and pubs in Dubai. Every pub is unique in its own way, so you must explore all, and then figure out which one you like the most! Stay connected with us on Dubai Local for more such interesting lists.

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