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This is an event we eagerly wait for every year - exciting moments, nail-biting finishes and lots of ups and downs on the points table.

Regardless of who you support, watching the Indian Premier League (IPL) on a big screen with screaming fans all around is a thrilling experience. Looking for a restaurant/bar to watch the matches? We've jotted down a list of the best ones, so all you've got to do is pick one and cheer your favourite team!

Qube Sports Bar

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Catch the entire season live at the bar’s giant four-sided Qube projectors and high-definition screens. When you are not following the action, challenge your mates to a round of pool or foosball, enjoy the exciting beverage menu or savour a variety of delicious exotic fare that pays homage to Indian cuisine.

Deals Starting at Dh145 for combo of five hops and a main dish.

Venue Qube Sports Bar, The Meydan Hotel, Nad Al Shiba, Dubai

Call 04 381 3300; WhatsApp 056 525 4040

Kempinski Cricket Lounge

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Enjoy a premium experience at this amazing venue with a choice of an indoor and outdoor lounge, LED screens, DJ, fan merchandise and more. Social distancing and Sanitisation protocols will be strictly enforced. Minimum spend is applicable.

Venue Second floor, Kempinski, Mall of the Emirates

Call 04 409 5222 for corporate and VIP bookings

Kickers Sports Bar

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With a relaxed and welcoming theme, it's the perfect venue to enjoy a few beverages with family (little ones are welcome too!), and a great location for meeting friends or work colleagues while taking in your favourite sporting event on one of the many large screens. Don't miss the classic pub grub and exciting beverage promotions.

Deals A Bucket of Hops - Dh100 to 150; Hops Tower - Dh150; Pint of Hops - Dh25 to 31.50; Bottle of Spirit - Starting from Dh450.

Venue Kickers Sports Bar, Dubai Sports City

Call 04 448 1001 to book a table, or fill in the form

Champs Sports Bar

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Do not miss a single moment of the action. Champs Sports Bar is a perfect place to watch your favorite team live on screen. Awesome IPL offers for pub food and a vast beverage menu await you. Nachos, fries, burgers and calamari – perfect game night bites – are served here to get you in the mood for the big match.

Deals Regional starters and two selected beverages at Dh69. Buy our IPL-themed cocktail, predict who will win the match, and receive a free selected drink of your choice. Cheer your team by wearing your favorite IPL shirt and get a free drink!

Call 058 843 7956; email

Freddy’s Restro Café


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The Freddy’s at Dubai Investment Park resonates to the vibrant beat of London. Popular for its big-screen and flat-screen TVs broadcasting year-round live sporting events, this Restro Café serves up casual fare for good times. It's complete with a pool table for a little action on the floor. No matter where in the world you come from, you’ll feel at home here. It is the ultimate place to be to kick back and relax.

Deals A bucket of 5 hops – Dh99; 2 pints and a starter – Dh69–Dh89; pitcher of hops – Dh111; hops tower – Dh189

Venue Fortune Park Hotel, Dubai Investment Park (DIP)

Call 052 989 2824


The Yellow Chilli - Redefining Indian Food 

The Yellow Chilli
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Experience the thrill of IPL and celebrate the game with master chef Sanjeev Kapoor's famous biryanis, kebabs and curries. Relish the signature dishes with family and friends.

Venue Dubai, Sharjah, Abu Dhabi and Ras Al Khaimah

Call 800SKTYC or order online at Zomato or Talabat


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Enjoy IPL with the most scrumptious and handcrafted pressed sandwiches and wraps. It will be served hot, fresh and quick!

Venue Pressman's in JLT, SZR, DHCC, DSO, DAFZA, JAFZA, Motorcity

Order on Zomato, Deliveroo or Talabat

Aqua de Fonte

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When thirst kicks in while watching a thrilling match, reach out for a bottle of Aqua de Fonte! Arrange free delivery at your home and office. It's available in 5 gallon, 1.5l, 500ml and 200ml packs.

Call 04 329 6923 or 050 416 0523