The biggest tournament in sport is back next week, with Russia hosting the 21st FIFA World Cup. Football fans will be making the 3,400-mile journey from the UAE to Russia but don’t worry if you haven’t bagged tickets, as World Cup mania takes over Dubai.
With loads of venues competing for business, there are some cracking deals on offer for fans. The eight screens and a giant projector ensure you won’t miss a kick in the Crowne Plaza. Harvesters bar are running daily World Cup food and beverage promotions throughout the tournament, which are ideal for those making a day of it. The offers run from 12pm – 2am and include Match Day Buckets for AED110 and a Dress for Discount offer, which gets you 20% off your bill if you’re wearing a football shirt. What’s more, if you fancy yourself as a World Cup pundit, correctly predict scores before the game and you’ll be rewarded with some prizes for those you get right.
The venue itself is a popular English-style pub, a favourite hangout for football fans, thanks to its traditional hearty British food. The place has picked up a reputation for its generous portions too. For those not so keen on British pub grub the menu also has popular dishes from all around the world as well. If you’re asking us, we recommend the bangers and mash or fish and chips, which make the perfect pre-match meal.
The Crowne Plaza hotel, located on Sheikh Zayed Road, opposite the Dubai World Trade Center has 568 rooms for guests and state-of-the-art facilities including an outdoor pool and spa, ideal for those looking to relax after the World Cup hype. Offers begin in time for when hosts Russia take on Saudi Arabia in the tournament curtain raiser on June 14th.
What: FIFA World Cup @ Harvesters
Where: Crowne Plaza Dubai, Sheikh Zayed Road
When: Daily from June 14th to July 15th
Contact: For further information visit www.fundining.ae. For reservations contact [email protected] or phone 800 276963.
Perry and Blackwelder’s Original Smokehouse is already one of Dubai’s top venues for watching live sport and having a great time – and that is set to ramp up a notch during the excitement of the World Cup in Russia from June 14 to July 14.
They’ll be screening all 64 games of the World Cup live on an impressive 10 screens, including one large screen, so you’re sure not to miss any of the action.
Better known as P&B’s, Perry and Blackwelder’s is a casual dining restaurant located in the vibrant Souk Madinat Jumeirah. Celebrating the Deep South BBQ heritage, it is the first ever original smokehouse in Dubai.
You can try their wide variety of BBQ dishes such as Slow-smoked Mesquite Brisket, Smoked Turkey Breast with Cornbread or their Signature Empire State Burger to experience the perfection of slow-cooked meat – perfect accompaniment for watching the biggest stars of world football.
And to further entice you they’ll be offering some fab F&B deals during the World Cup. The F&B deals include:
+ Wings, Rings & Things Platter – AED 129
Includes P&B signatures including Chicken Wings, Onion Rings, Brisket Beef Nachos etc. Perfect platter to munch on by yourself or with your mates while watching the game. Add another AED 70 and get a bucket of Bud!
+ Bucket of 6 Bud (Or bottled hops!) – AED 129
+ World Cup Combo! – AED 199
Includes the Wings, Rings & Things Platter along with the Bucket of Bud
+ Burger & Bud – AED 99
Signature P&B burger with a bottle of Bud
+ Wings around the world!
P&B’s special wings menu dedicated to the most popular teams playing in the World Cup, serenading them with flavors most known to their regions. For example Chimichurri Wings from Argentina, Salt & Vinegar Wings from England, Habanero Wings from Mexico and Wasabi Wings from Japan.
You can even get a season ticket to see you through the whole of the World Cup.
Spend AED 200 to earn a stamp and build up to get cash-back vouchers:
– 5 stamps to get a voucher worth AED 100
– 10 stamps to get a voucher worth AED 200
– 15 stamps to get a voucher worth AED 300
– 20 stamps to get a voucher worth AED 500
See you at P&B’s.
Location: Souk Madinat Jumeirah
Cuisine: American comfort food
Dress Code: Casual
Children Policy: Children are welcome until 22:00 only
Open Daily: 12:00 to 02:00
General Enquiries: +971 4 366 6197
For more information: CLICK HERE
There are two packages available on June 16 for an afternoon with the former striker who is sixth on the Reds’ all-time top scorers list with 183 goals in 369 games.
Package 1 includes golf and brunch with the Kop legend. Play golf and spend the day with Fowler. Be one of 24 privileged players and have a round of golf on the national golf course including three holes with Fowler himself, followed by an exclusive gathering at The Grille Restaurant with one-hour canapes and beverages.
The format for the day’s golf is a Shotgun start at 07:00 while in the afternoon enjoy an experience of a lifetime and with brunch taking place at Abu Dhabi Golf Club’s dedicated Global Football Fan Zone, an ideal place to watch football matches this summer season, followed by Q&A session and an auction to support the Friends of Cancer Patients charity.
The price is Dh995 per person.
Package 2 includes brunch with Fowler. Don’t miss your chance to meet and interact with the one of Anfield’s most prolific scorers at Abu Dhabi Golf Club’s unique football-themed brunch.
There will be a special menu and unlimited beverages on offer in the great company and unforgettable ambiance of the most iconic football festivals followed by Q&A session and auction.
The brunch and Q&A session with auction takes place from 12:00 noon to 15:30 and is Dh395 per person.
One of the highest goal scorers in the history of the Premier League, Fowler is sixth on the list with 163 goals scored for Liverpool as well as Leeds United and Manchester City in 379 total games.
He is a British footballing legend and accomplished sports speaker. Fowler spent eight years playing for the Reds and is simply referred to as ‘God’ by the Kop.
A proud local boy and fan before his first appearance for the youth team in 1991, he enjoyed two stints in the hallowed red jersey, returning briefly in 2006–2007 while he also spent time with Cardiff City, Blackburn Rovers and ended his career in Australia with Perth Glory and North Queensland Fury and finally in Thailand with Muangthong United in 2011/12.
He also scored seven goals in 20 England appearances between 1996–2002.