St. Patrick’s Day: Irish Music, Brews & Treats! 13 Restaurants To Celebrate This Holiday In Dubai

St Patrick's Day
by Deeplata Garde

The day of traditions, parades, and good luck charms is here! It’s time to go green as St. Patrick’s Day is arriving in Dubai. The date 17th of March is celebrated as the religious holiday that commemorates the remembrance of St. Patrick of Ireland. So to celebrate this event, a plethora of restaurants have something to offer and we can’t wait to check out deals!

13 Restaurants To Visit For St. Patrick’s Day Celebrations

1. McGettigan’s

Irish food, drink, and entertainment all live! A festival lasting the entire day will take place at Dubai Media City Amphitheatre. If you feel like having breakfast first, you can do so at the McGettigan’s of your choosing with all the unlimited advantages before a free coach comes to pick you up for the main event. Own food and beverage establishment for The Amphitheatre, offering a package with five beverages and five meals.

Where: Dubai Media City
When: 18th March
Deal: Dhs349 onwards

2. Dhow & Anchor


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Jumeirah Beach Hotel will be celebrating beginning on March 17 for three days at this relaxed gastropub, Dhow & Anchor. Scavenger hunts and the daily “Anchor Hour” from 3 to 6 p.m. are available to go with the special St. Patrick’s Day menu. Be ready to tantalise your tastebuds with Guinness beef stew, banjo breakfast sandwiches, and St. Paddy’s Day cheesecake. Interest in some sporty event? 6 Nations Rugby matches will be streamed live all weekend long along with live music.

Where: Jumeirah Beach Hotel
When: 17th March onwards
Deal: New St. Patrick’s Day Menu

3. Fibber Macgee’s


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An elite lineup is performing at this historic Irish pub in Dubai during St. Patrick’s Week. While Trad Session and Sandstorm perform on March 16 and 18, Paddyman will perform on March 13, 17, and 20. Can it get any better? Yes sir! The entrance is free. And The Saint’s Drunch is something you certainly don’t want to miss! It will take place on March 18 from 1 to 4 p.m.

Where: Sheikh Zayed Road,
When: March 13th Onwards
Deal: Free Entry To The Live Music & Saint’s Drunch for AED200 with unlimited ale

4. Barasti


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Get ready for a weekend full of celebrations at the one and only party venue, Barasti. You may take advantage of friendly drink specials and ’90s flashbacks from Friday, March 17, to Sunday, March 19. Shola Ama will perform as the opening act on Friday, Irish comedian and musician Paddyman will perform on Saturday, and Dhs40 pints are available until Sunday.

Where: Le Méridien Mina Seyahi Beach Resort & Marina
When: March 17th onwards
Deal: Free Entry

Also Read: McGettigan’s Has A WEEKDAY Brunch Post 8:00 pm

5. Bongo’s Bingo

What better way to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day than visiting an Irish-themed pub? Bongo Bingo has lined up festivities to celebrate the holiday. You may anticipate playing the most exciting game of bingo, singing and dancing to Irish music, and winning a variety of prizes. Moreover, Nadine Coyle, a former member of Girl’s Aloud, will do a live performance that evening.

Where: Zero Gravity
When: Mar 18, 7 pm
Deal: Dhs150 onwards

6. Jumeirah Golf Estates

If you fancy an alfresco setup to bring in the St. Patrick’s Day celebrations then Jumeirah Golf Estate will suit your preference. This St. Patrick’s Day brunch will be held at the Earth Terrace and will feature a variety of Irish delicacies and beverages. A live Irish band will be playing some upbeat music. There will be a full schedule of enjoyable activities for youngsters to participate in.

Where: Earth Terrace, Jumeirah Golf Estates
When: Mar 17, 5 pm-8 pm
Deal: Dhs315 onwards

7. The Cavendish

It’s pouring green at Cavendish! There will be a three-hour party brunch at The Cavendish. So get ready to come along with your family and friends while donning your green-themed fancy dress and footwear.

Where: voco Bonnington, JLT
When: Mar 17, 12 pm-3 pm
Deal: Dhs149 onwards

8. The Irish Village

The Irish Village is rightfully considered a Dubai tradition. It doesn’t matter whether it is the old location in Garhoud or the more contemporary hotspot in Studio City. Both locations truly embrace the Emerald Isle on St. Patrick’s Day. You can see every sport possible on screens and maintain the party going with thirst-quenching drink specials. This year, authentic Irish dancers will perform alongside live music from regional bands on Friday, March 17 and Saturday, March 18. On Sunday, March 19, the same will happen once more, complete with a petting zoo and a bounce house.

When: Open daily 11 am-1 am

9. Logs & Embers


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For a reasonable cost, slow-cooked steak with a view of the beach is available. Is that how you would describe it? Given that it costs less than Dhs45 for the soft package, this barbecue brunch at Logs & Embers can be a great choice for your next Friday adventure.

Where: Club Vista Mare, Palm Jumeirah
When: 4 pm-7 pm, Friday
Deal: Dhs45 for barbecue brunch with pints


10. The Keg At Riverland

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Start off St. Patrick’s Day with great outdoor music, limitless food and beverages, and stunning waterfront views. The Keg is inviting customers for a unique St. Patrick’s Day event with a warm Irish smile. The Keg is renowned for its Irish ambience, authentic décor, and traditional food. The endless food and barbecue with soft drink package are only AED 99 per person, while the unrestricted food and barbecue with house beverages cost AED 199 per person. Children under the age of five eat for free, while children aged five to ten can join in the fun for AED 45.

Where: Riverland
When: 17 to 18 March, 6 pm to 9 pm
Deal: AED 199

11. Seafire Steakhouse & Bar

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Grass-fed tomahawk beef steaks have been dry-aged with whisky for 30 days at Seafire Restaurant & Bar in honour of St. Patrick’s Day. A classic Irish side dish of bacon Colcannon potatoes and creamed greens will be served with Irish beef in a sharing arrangement for two persons. Guests can indulge in a special Jameson Irish Whiskey Cocktail or choose from the extensive wine list of the restaurant’s many pairing options for the substantial main course. Live jazz music will make the day enjoyable.

Where: Atlantis Dubai
When: 17 March 2023, 6 pm – 1 am
Deal: AED 850

12. Saffron Brunch 2.0

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A special St. Patrick’s Day celebration is taking place at the acclaimed Saffron Brunch, and it’s going green. With over 200 foods to choose from, a wide variety of beverage stations, live entertainment, and themed photo opportunities, it has all the Saffron charm you’d expect.

Where: Wavehouse, Atlantis
When: Mar. 18, 1 to 4 p.m.
Deal: Dhs 595

13. Mezzanine Bar & Kitchen

Mezzanine Bar & Kitchen is a good choice if you like a St. Patrick’s Day brunch. On Friday, March 17, you can indulge in as many pints of the dark stuff as you like with limitless beverages available from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. A variety of traditional foods, including steak and ale pie, will be available to order along with live music from 7 p.m. till late.

Where: Souk Madinat Jumeirah
When: Mar 17, 10am-3am
Deal: Dhs295 per person

Let’s paint the town green!

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