After 28 Years, Dubai’s Irish Gem, Fibber Magee’s Finally Opens Its Second Outlet

Fibber Magee’s expands to Barsha Heights: New venue, same Irish charm.

by Deeplata Garde
After 28 Years, Dubai’s Irish Gem, Fibber Magee’s Finally Opens Its Second Outlet

Dubai’s beloved Irish pub, Fibber Magee’s, has launched a second location, bringing its signature charm and vibrant atmosphere to Barsha Heights. This new venue takes over the former Crown & Lion in the Social Hotel (previously Byblos Hotel), marking an exciting expansion 28 years after the original pub opened.

A Fresh Take On An Iconic Spot Of Fibber Magee’s

The new Fibber Magee’s in Barsha Heights offers the same award-winning experience as its Trade Centre counterpart. Patrons can look forward to all the beloved promotions and events, including the daily eight-hour happy hour, Monday Madness, All Ireland Night with Dhs28 pints, Thirsty Thursday brunch, business lunches, and traditional Sunday roasts. The pub’s cosy atmosphere and lively entertainment make it a must-visit spot for both locals and tourists.

Live Music and More

Music lovers will rejoice as the new location promises a mix of live contemporary performances and traditional Irish musicians. This combination ensures an energetic and authentic experience that celebrates Irish culture.

Just like the original venue on Sheikh Zayed Road, the Barsha Heights pub is non-smoking, a decision that has been warmly received by patrons. This makes it a perfect spot for those looking to enjoy a great night out without the haze of smoke.

Keeping The Secret Alive

For years, the original Fibber Magee’s has been tucked away on the back streets of Sheikh Zayed Road, earning the nickname “Dubai’s best-kept secret.” The new venue in Barsha Heights, however, is much more accessible, conveniently located near JLT, Dubai Marina, Mall of the Emirates, and JVC. Despite this, it retains the intimate and welcoming vibe that made the original so popular.

Ross Matthews-Smith, the owner of Fibber Magee’s, has successfully recreated the magic of the Trade Centre pub in this new location. From delicious breakfasts to lively evening events, the Barsha Heights venue is set to become a favourite for those seeking a slice of Irish hospitality in Dubai.

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Fibber Magee’s expansion to Barsha Heights brings the charm and warmth of its original location to a new audience. With its diverse promotions, live music, and non-smoking policy, the new venue promises to be a hit among Dubai’s expats and tourists. Whether you’re in the mood for a hearty meal, a refreshing pint, or a night of live music, Fibber Magee’s in Barsha Heights offers an inviting and vibrant atmosphere that’s hard to resist

Cover Image Courtesy: Fibber Magee’s DXB/Instagram

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