Best Irish Pubs in Dubai

Irish Pubs in Dubai to Have an Awfully Good Time 

Did you know that more than 10,000 Irish people call the UAE their home? And when they crave a taste of home, of course, they only go to one place – an Irish pub.

In fact, you should experience being in an Irish pub at least once in your life, even if you’re not Irish. Luckily, Dubai has several Irish pubs to let you experience a taste of Ireland. 

Ready to drink some Guinness and party like the Irish? Check out this list.

The Dubliner’s


Address: Le Meridien Dubai Hotel and Conference Center – Airport Road – Garhoud – Dubai – United Arab Emirates

Contact details: +971 4 702 2508

Operating hours:

  • 12:00 PM to 3:00 AM daily


  • Approx. AED 325 for two people

The Dubliner’s is your quintessential Irish pub in Dubai serving authentic homecooked Irish meals, cold beverages and live entertaiment daily.

In fact, it’s a favorite among Irish people living in Dubai because it gives them that feeling of warmth that they miss about home. So you can expect this place to be packed, especially on the weekends.

The Dubliner’s has been open since 1996, making it one of Dubai’s longest running Irish pubs – and it’s easy to know why.

The moment you step inside, you’re instantly transported to Ireland with its dark wood interiors and that classic bar.

But the real headliner here is the food, a menu of classic Irish favorites with everything from Bangers and Mash to Steak and Kidney Pie.

Of course, you have the usual suspects of burgers, sandwiches and meats. Pair these dishes with your choice of beverage and for sure, you’ll feel as lucky as an Irish after your meal.

McGettigan’s Souk Madinat Jumeirah


Address: Souk Madinat Jumeirah – Dubai – United Arab Emirates

Contact details: +971 4 447 0219

Operating hours:

  • 12:00 PM to 2:00 AM from Monday to Thursday
  • 12:00 PM to 3:00 AM every Friday
  • 10:00 AM to 3:00 AM every Saturday
  • 10:00 AM to 2:00 AM every Sunday


  • Approx. AED 149 for two people

McGettigan’s is a popular Irish pub in Dubai with several locations around the city. But its branch in Souk Madinat Jumeirah is extra special because of its creekside location.

You’d want to dine al fresco where you’re near the water that adds to the relaxing ambiance of the place. 

And if you want to take good photos with the Burj Al Arab in the background? This is the place to be.

But on a hot summer day in Dubai, you can always relax comfortably inside the air conditioned dining area that’s decorated like an authentic Irish pub.

As expected, the food here is nothing short of fantastic with a fully packed menu of comfort favorites that you can enjoy for lunch or dinner.

You have the Crispy Pork Belly, Shellfish Risotto and Grilled Steaks to get started, and there are also different breads, pastas and flatbreads for you to choose from.

And what’s a visit to an Irish pub without some drinks? Here, you get everything from fresh draught to Irish whiskey. The choice is yours, really.

The Irish Village


Address: 31A Street – Garhoud – Dubai – United Arab Emirates

Contact details: +971 4 282 4750

Operating hours:

  • 11:00 AM to 1:00 AM from Sunday to Thursday
  • 11:00 AM to 2:00 AM from Firday to Saturday


  • Approx. AED 325 for two people

The Irish Village is undoubtedly the most popular Irish pub in Dubai not only because of its authentic pub grub menu but also its unique ambiance that really makes you feel like you’re in an Irish village.

Even the ducks here have gained quite a reputation among patrons, so you shouldn’t forget to take some photos while visiting the pub.

What separates The Irish Village from other pubs in the city is its ambiance. Aside from its beautiful interiors, the pub’s al fresco dining is also filled with trees and even a lake that invites you to relax.

And the food, well, let’s just say that it’s the closest to authentic Irish food that you’ll get in Dubai. Go for the classic Irish Spice Bag, Traditional Irish Stew or the Chef’s Roast of the Day.

End your meal with the decadent Homemade Apple Pie or Bailey’s Cheesecake before moving on to the beverages to enjoy the rest of your night.

McCafferty’s Circle Mall


Address: The Circle Mall – Jumeirah Village Circle – Dubai – United Arab Emirates

Contact details: +971 58 599 3623

Operating hours:

  • 11:00 AM to 2:00 AM daily


  • Approx. AED 350 for two people

McCafferty’s takes your traditional Irish pub in Dubai and elevates it with sophisticated interiors, a well-curated menu and the famous Irish hospitality all in one place.

This pub’s location isn’t where you’ll typically find an Irish pub – in the middle of a mall – but somehow it works. 

Once you enter McCafferty’s, you’ll instantly forget that you’re even inside the mall, especially when Happy Hour starts at noon.

As you settle down at one of the tables, you’ll be greeted by the staff ready to take your order. The pub serves authentic Irish fare with everything from meats to stews and everything in between.

Enjoy your meal and some drinks while traditional Irish bands keep the place lively. McCafferty’s is definitely a must-visit any time of the day if you’re craving for good Irish food and drinks.

The Irish Vicker’s


Address: Souk Al Bahar – Downtown Dubai – Dubai – United Arab Emirates

Contact details: +971 4 529 3401

Operating hours:

  • 12:00 PM to 1:00 AM from Monday to Thursday
  • 12:00 PM to 2:00 AM from Friday to Sunday


  • Approx. AED 330 for two people

The Irish Vicker’s is a modern Irish pub in Dubai that offers the most stunning views of Burj Khalifa and front row seats to the famous Dubai Fountain Show.

Although one of the newer pubs in the city, The Irish Vicker’s quickly gained interest among locals and tourists mainly for its location in Souk Al Bahar.

But the food in this pub is also enoug reason to pay a visit, especially when you get to enjoy it while looking at the fountain show.

The Irish Vicker’s also has darts boards and pool tables if you want to play some games with friends. Different screens also play live sports, so you won’t miss your favorite team’s games.

But if you’re just visiting for a good time, there’s live entertainment to keep the energy up all night.

Fibber Magee’s


Address: Saaed Tower 1 – Sheikh Zayed Road – Trade Center 1 – Dubai – United Arab Emirates

Contact details: +971 4 332 2400

Operating hours:

  • 8:00 AM to 3:00 AM daily


  • Approx. AED 300 for two people

Fibber Magee’s has been a popular Irish pub in Dubai since 1996 and it has everything you’d want in a pub. 

For starters, the decor here is old school with wood flooring, traditional furniture and framed signs that you would see at a typical Irish pub.

But Fibber Magee’s food really takes center stage with its wide array of choices for breakfast, lunch or dinner.

Here, you have all your favorite Irish pub fare including Steak and Eggs for breakfast and the classic Shepherd’s Pie and Fish and Chips for lunch or dinner.

You should also try their Irish Cream Cheese Cake with Bailey’s Irish cream and Apple Crumble for dessert.

And what’s a pub visit without drinks? Fibber Magee claims to have the best Guinness in town, so you definitely have to try this one.