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
Looking for the best spot to watch IPL in Dubai? We found one! This ultra-chic sports bar is offering the perfect foil to the high-octane thrill, fun and victory of the series. Catch the entire season live at the bar's giant four-sided Qube projectors and high-definition screens that promise watchers the best seats in town. With its redesigned décor complete with paraphernalia and branded merchandise, guests can truly immerse themselves in the quintessential IPL experience.
Deals Spend Dh500 in Qube and get a branded t-shirt dedicated to the IPL season, moreover, if you bring your mates and spend Dh1,000 you will get a branded IPL cap and t-shirt. Besides, for Dh145 you get a combo of 5 hops and a main dish
Venue Qube Sports Bar, The Meydan Hotel, Nad Al Sheba, Dubai
Call 04 381 3300; WhatsApp 056 525 4040
Kempinski Cricket Lounge
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
With a relaxed and welcoming theme, this is 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.
Deals Show off the playing team jersey for any of the cricket matches and get a special rate on food; order a bucket of 5 selected hops when a batsman hits a six and get 6 for the price of 5; order 2 selected hops when a batsman hits a 4 and get 2 free; order a bottle of selected house beverage during the toss and get the second bottle at a special rate; get 1+1 on selected 30ml house beverage during free hit; if the match runs into super over and anyone on the table is wearing the playing team jersey you get free 30ml house beverages for the table; buy 3 selected house beverages of 30ml and get 3 free.
Order any of the specials - steam bun, hot dogs, sliders, fries, west wings or tacos for just Dh49. Pay additional Dh15 for a combo meal with 1 selected hops beverage.
Venue Kickers Sports Bar, Dubai Sports City
Call 04 448 1001 to book a table, or visit kickerssportsbar.ae
Champs Sports Bar
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
Freddy's bring the renowned English haute cuisine in style to Dubai. The setting here is both intimate and elegant and provides the perfect background for any sporting action. An essential for sports fans in Bur Dubai, the impressive new location offers an unprecedented viewing experience featuring a large projection screen and several other LED TVs. The brick cladded walls, an industrial type roof and more than 12 taps, makes it the most sought after place. It's complete with a pool table for a little action on the floor. No matter where you come from, you’ll feel at home here.
Deals Buy 1 get 1 free pint – Dh50; a bucket of 5 hops – Dh99; pitcher of hops – Dh111; hops tower – Dh189
Venue Fortune Atrium Hotel, Bur Dubai
Call 052 989 2800
Illuzions Cafe Dubai
This is an unique multi-functional hang-out located in the heart of Dubai with live screenings of IPL matches on a mega LED wall and 14 screens all across the venue. There are special F&B deals featuring IPL-customised mouthwatering multi-cuisine delicacies. Theme nights and special events are planned all through the month for an unforgettable memorable experience.
Deals Hops and regular beverages Dh25; IPL special food menu - starting from Dh30
Venue Holiday Inn Hotel, Embassy District - Bur Dubai, 12pm to 3am
Call 0506381907 or 0569216619. Follow on the Instagram and FB @illuzionscafedubai for regular updates.
WHERE TO ORDER
The Yellow Chilli - Redefining Indian Food
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
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 - Bottled drinking water
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
Domino’s Super Six deal for Dh119
Hit hunger out of the park this IPL Season with Domino’s Super Six Deal. For only Dh119 get 2 large or 3 medium pizzas of your choice, premium chicken, bread sticks, potato wedges and crownies, this deal is a guaranteed crowd pleaser.
Order visit www.dominos.com or call 600 541111. Terms and conditions apply.
Quality product. Unmatched value. A one-stop-shop for your home and personal hygiene needs. Stay home, stay safe and the products will be delivered to you.
Order at www.dhofarglobal.com, drop a message at 052 199 8541 or call 06 530 2525.
Paavo’s Pizza IPL Super Combo for Dh69
Indulge yourself by ordering the most valuable deal for Dh69. An exclusive combo offer for IPL super fans including your choice of any three medium pizzas and a large soft drink. When it comes to delicious pizza and great times, Paavo’s Pizza is your ideal choice!
Call 600500501 to place your order
Daily Express Restaurant
Watch IPL live, eat more and pay less! Get 25 per cent off at the Deira and Dubai Silicon Oasis branches, enjoy lunch and dinner buffet at Dh29 at the Al Barsha and Deira branches, and plenty of other great offers across Daily Express branches.
Call Daily Express branches in Barsha - 04 323 2341; Dubai Investment Park - 04 234 7326; Silicon Oasis - 04 392 2209; and Deira - 04 256 7557. You can also order on Zomato.