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Five Incredible St. Patrick's Day Offers To Try In Dubai

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September 7, 2023

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We are back with five incredible St Patrick’s Day offers to celebrate the liveliest time of the year. Grab a Guinness and celebrate the emerald isle this March with Playbook. 


Of course, the iconic beach bar Barasti is going big this year for St Paddy’s, and not just for Friday 17th, but the whole weekend. There will be live entertainment and drinks deals all weekend from the 17th to the 19th, alongside classic Barasti fare and lively ambience, all set against those beautiful ocean views.  Barasti, located at Dubai Marina, has long been a favourite with locals and tourists alike, famed for its buzzing atmosphere, huge outdoor seating area, excellent drinks prices and live entertainment. This St. Patrick’s Day weekend, celebrate the biggest day in Ireland with live entertainment Friday to Sunday, AED40 for pints of Magners, and 90s throwback bangers bursting  through the speakers. 


Celebrate a taste of Ireland at Wavehouse, Atlantis from the 11th- 19th March 12pm to 1am, daily. Enjoy Irish food and beverage favourites for the entire week, including Guinness, Jameson, a classic whisky old fashioned and baby Guinness shots. Soak it all up with traditional fare from Ireland, including corned beef hash with russet potatoes, mini Irish pies, as well as baileys theme puddings. Not only will the restaurant be packed with delicious Irish offerings, it will also be decorated to the nines with greens and golds, and will be hosting stilt walkers and a live band every evening. Dishes start at AED40, with the a la carte drinks and food menu also available. Kids are also welcome with Irish face painting at 3pm-9pm, and the leprechaun stilt walkers roaming from 4pm-8pm. 


Enjoy the luck of the Irish this Paddy’s Day from 8pm - 11pm, with three hours of free-flowing food and drinks, all while soaking up some live entertainment at Offside. A crowd-favourite in the city’s sports bar scene, Offisde showcases stylish interiors and a food & beverage menu that combines classic MVP dishes with flavourful up-and-comers. Enjoy the St. Patrick's Day Brunch on Friday 17th, for only AED199 per person.

Phileas Fogg

This St. Patrick's Day, enjoy incredible food, drink and live entertainment at Phileas Fogg, Montgomerie Golf Academy. Phileas Fogg is an eclectic and unique spot that offers incredible cocktails, an international menu and a charming, lively atmosphere; and with two themed events on offer, there’s something for everyone. The extra-curricular St Patrick’s day offering is serving up discounted packages for both the happy hour 12-30pm-2.30pm, and brunch from 2.30pm-5.30pm, with prizes for the best dressed, live music from Candypants global resident DJ Alex Simmons, and discounts for guys, girls and teachers. Plus, open from 12pm, Phileas Fogg is offering free entry, a free shot of Jameson on arrival and entertainment from Paddyman, Ferg O’Neil, Mike Ross, DJ Jay Moore and Irish Dancers, it’s the one stop destination for anyone who wants to make it a lively one.


The St Patrick’s Day brunch at McCafferty’s is a three-hour extravaganza of live music, dancers, Irish beverages and traditional Irish chip shop favourites. Located at Jumeirah Village, Circle Mall, McCafferty’s is a guaranteed party this St Patrick’s Day. From 3pm-6pm, 17th March, enjoy a vast array of free-flowing drink options, an selection of chip shop favourites to soak it all up, live music from The Reel Shindig and the incredible O Connor Barton Irish dancers; all in a traditional, atmospheric, Irish setting, famed for its excellent craic in the heart of Jumeirah Village. 

Find all these offers and 15+ other memorable ways to spend St. Patrick's Day weekend with Playbook. Make sure to follow our socials for more recommendations and to see what's coming up across the city!

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