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#360fans: Where to watch El Clasico in Dubai

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Barcelona are playing catch up in La Liga.

There will be millions of people in the UAE crowding around screens on December 2 as Barcelona host unbeaten league leaders Real Madrid.

With numerous places to witness the drama unfold, Sport360 has selected our pick of where to watch El Clasico in Dubai.

SEVILLE’S

Where: Pyramids Wafi, Oud Metha District, Dubai.
Promotions: Dhs100 for a bucket of four beverages.

Contact details: 043244100 / Click here to book table online
Social media: Facebook / Twitter

Seville’s is the home of the UAE FC Barcelona Supporters Club. If you are a fellow supporter of the Catalan side, this would be the ideal place to watch El Clasico.

You can enjoy a relaxed view of the game on a HD wide screen whilst enjoying exclusive offers on the beverages and a Seville’s favourite tapas and regular dishes.

Reminder: If you have a WAFI card, you get 10% of all food and drinks. 

ZERO GRAVITY

Where: Skydive Dubai Drop Zone, Dubai Media City
Contact details: 043990009 / Click here for website
Social media: Facebook / Twitter / Instagram

Zero Gravity is a popular spot.

Zero Gravity is a popular spot.

Zero Gravity was one of Dubai’s go-to spots for the last El Clasico. UAE football fans will be pleased to know that this tradition is set to continue on December 2.

The unique indoor/outdoor space will be transformed into the ultimate viewing venue. Fans can expect an array of screens including a giant outdoor LED screen with countless vantage points. There will also be sporting entertainment, a PlayStation gaming zone, prizes and stadium-inspired music to produce an explosive night of entertainment.

REAL MADRID CAFE

Where: Jumeirah Beach Residence
Contact details: 042775625
Social media: Facebook

Real fans will be at home on JBR.

Real fans will be at home on JBR.

The home of the Real Madrid Supporters club in Dubai and definitely one of the best places to watch El Clasico if you’re a fan of Los Blancos. Located down by Jumeirah Beach Residence, the café looks out on to The Walk and makes for a picturesque setting while watching two of the best teams in the world battle it out.

BIDI BONDI

Where: The Palm Shoreline
Promotions: Deals on buckets of beverages.
Contact details: 044270515
Social media: Facebook

Bidi Bondi provides a lively atmosphere.

Bidi Bondi provides a lively atmosphere.

An Australian sports bar located on Palm Jumeirah, Bodi Bondi has a superb outdoor area and several flat screen TVs with projectors to allow for a more cinematic view of the game. The nachos, chicken wings and ribs are highly recommended for hungry fans.

GARDEN ON 8

Where: Media One Hotel – in Dubai Media City.
Contact details: 04271000 / Click here to book table online
Social media: Facebook / Twitter / Instagram

A quirky, casual bar above the city serving wholesome, healthy food with an extensive variety of beverages; providing a fun retreat to socialise with friends.

BARASTI

Where: Le Meridien Mina Seyahi Beach Resort, Al Sufouh Road – Jumeirah Beach
Promotions: A variety of deals on selected beverages.
Contact details: 043181313 / Click here to see website
Social media: Facebook / Twitter / Instagram

Barasti is a hub for football fans.

Barasti is a hub for football fans.

One of the best venues in Dubai to watch El Clasico unfold. The beach bar will show the match on its giant screen, and there will be eight new TVs positioned around the front bar area. Food and beverages are served daily, with house beverages served from midday.

NEZESAUSSI

Where: Lobby level of Manzil Downtown Dubai on Emaar Boulevard
Promotions: Deals on buckets of beverages.
Contact details: 04 428 5888 / Click here to book table online
Social media: Facebook / Twitter

Nezesaussi is a premier spot to watch El Clasico with 19 televisions located around the sports bar and even some screens in the washrooms so you won’t miss a glimpse of the action.

Flags, jerseys, boots, balls, tro­phies and other memorabilia are scattered around the interior, giving Nezesaus­si a proper sports feel, while the open cooking station adds a dash of modern style. All of this incorporated with deals on popular beverages make it a prime spot on November 21.

TIME CAFE

Where: Al Karama, Ramee Royal Hotel, Khalid Bin Walid Road, Al Karama, Dubai
Contact details: 043344088 / Click here for website
Social media: Facebook

Located in the heart of Karama, Time Cafe has 50 plasma TV screens and two video walls making it one of the biggest sport bars in the UAE. This means there won’t be any disappointment with viewing restrictions so you won’t miss any mazy Neymar runs or tantalising Cristiano Ronaldo free-kicks.

In addition, there is a DJ on after the football for those that want to celebrate the Champions League result with fellow fans.

LOCK, STOCK  & BARREL

Where: 8th Floor, Grand Millennium Hotel Dubai, Tecom, Dubai
Contact details: 0568347286 / Click here for website
Social media: Facebook

Lock, Stock & Barrel

Tecom’s newest bar quickly gained a reputation for its plethora of sports screens combined with an on-trend urban vibe, which is the perfect Spanish backdrop for El Clasico.

The 8,000sqm venue encompasses 11 TV screens, two fully stocked bars, one music stage and a menu full of Southern American classics from Maryland-style blue crab cakes to mac’n’cheese.

KICKERS

Where: Sports Village, Dubai Sports City, Dubai
Contact details: 044481592 / Click here for website
Social media: Facebook

Kickers

Kickers

You know you are watching football in any bar when the address has the word ‘sport’ in it twice! Kick back, relax and enjoy Barcelona vs Real Madrid while being surrounded by Dubai’s finest sports facilities.

The venue was recently shortlisted in the ‘Best Sports Bar’ Category at the 2016 Time Out Dubai Music and NightLife Awards and is home to as many as 12 50-inch TV screens as well as three massive LED projector screens over 100 inches each which puts you in the thick of it. Kickers can house 300 people and takes pride in being the only non-smoking indoor sports bar.

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Players and athletes not only bring laurels to a country but are also symbols of national pride. Sports therefore, becomes a medium to unite and instil patriotism across a nation.

As UAE celebrates its 45th National Day, this quiz will test your knowledge and scale the country’s glorious sporting history.

Let’s see how many questions you can answer correctly!

Let us know your results by commenting below, tweeting us using #360fans or getting in touch via Facebook.

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