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Radisson Hotels to launch football fan zones across the UAE this November with a chance for one lucky customer to win a trip to Santorini

There will be multiple venues across the Dubai including downtown, Media City, local neighbourhoods and near the airport. Whether you are looking for a local bar to watch the match, or want to know where to stay in town, you are bound to never be far from a Radisson football zone. For residents of Ras al Khaimah or those planning a staycation, there is also a chance to get in on the action.

With 10 match zone venues planned, Radisson Hotels will be welcoming local residents, tourists and guests planning onward travel to Qatar to enjoy entertainment, drinks deals and more at their dedicated venues. Competitions, loyalty prizes and unique special offers will also be available on the Taste my UAE app across all participating venues. App users will have the opportunity to check in at each of the participating venues during match days. Those who watch a minimum of 8 matches across the tournament will qualify for double points, watching 15 matches will get you a complimentary brunch voucher in your app wallet to be used at select venues. But for the football fanatics who manage to check in on the app and watch every match day across any of the participating venues, there will be a pirze draw with a chance to win a trip to Santorino. Flights will be covered and the lucky winner will be staying at the Radisson Blu Zaffron Resort, located on the island.


Busines Bay

BAI BAR & TERRACE at Radisson Blu Hotel, Dubai Canal View

Catch all the FIFA World Cup 2022 action live at BAI!  The venue will be setting up both indoor and outdoor watch zones. The terrace, with Burj Khalifa and business bay views, will host a 144 LED screen, while indoors guests can grab a game of pool between matches or watch on one of the multiple 75-inch screens. Throughout the tournament, there will be chances to win prizes along with drinks promotions and a special world cup menu.

Contact: 056 995 8210 / bai.canalview.dubai@radissonblu.com

FireLake Grill House & Cocktail Bar at Radisson Blu Hotel, Dubai Waterfront

The popular downtown venue has been a firm favourite with football fans over the years, and was a sell out during 2021 Euro fixtures. This year, guests will be able to watch the games in a special arena set up on the terrace overlooking the Burj Khalifa. All games will be shown on a 144-inch LED screen and happy hour specials can be expected.

Contact: 056 404 4169 / firelake.waterfront.dubai@radissonblu.com

Media City

ICON at Radisson Blu Dubai Media City

This newly refurbished bar is the perfect place to cheer on your team while enjoying classic bar favourites including fish and chips or bangers and mash. The venue will have specially installed 100-inch TV screens and will be offering drinks specials from 35AED. They’ll also be giving away prizes every week on social media. 

Contact:  04 366 9137 /  bars.mediacity.dubai@radissonblu.com 

Terrace on level 2 at Radisson Blu Dubai Media City

Shisha fans take note. This Media city outdoor venue will be showing all games on a specially installed 3m x 2m screen with special promotions on shisha, mocktails and beverage packages plus half time food favourites. Order Shisha and get a free coffee or mocktail or take advantage of the Shisha and pint deal for only 105AED.

Contact: 04 222 7171 /  icon.mediacity.dubai@radissonblu.com

Deira Creek

The Pub on the Creek at Radisson Blu Hotel, Dubai Deira Creek

Anyone who has lived in Dubai for a while will be able to tell you about the Pub at Radisson Blu. The traditional British style bar opened it’s doors almost 50 years ago and remains a favourite amongst many. This year, they will be hosting a special pop-up venue on the creek. The tent, which promises views of Duabi’s old quarter, creek and Burj Khalifa will be showing the matches across 5 specially installed screens, the largest being 10sqm. Guests can expect DJs, live entertainment and a bbq on select matches, with a specially curated sports themed menu and drinks offers available daily. The venue, which is only a 10 minute ride away from Dubai airport, will also be offering chances to win prizes during matches. Due to the volume expected, booking is reccomended.

Contact: 04 222 71 71 /  booking.diningdubaicreek@radissonblu.com

The Pub at Radisson Blu Hotel, Dubai Deira Creek

This traditional british style pub has become an institution in Dubai since its opening almost 50 years ago.  The snug interiors are bound to make any England or Wales fan feel right at home, but is open to anyone. Guests can expect drinks specials, a menu filled with traditional British favourites and a pool table and darts corner for those pre match drinks. The venue holds 50 people, but will be hosting a special pop-up tent in at Radisson Blu Hotel, Dubai Deira Creek.

Contact: 04 222 71 71 /  booking.diningdubaicreek@radissonblu.com

Silicon Oasis

Oui Bar + Terrace at Radisson RED Hotel, Dubai Digital Park

This local favourite became the place to go during the Euro games of 2021. This year, guests can expect the same again and more. The venue will have both indoor and outdoor sport zones, with special game time light shows, a DJ and live entertainment. Theyll also be offering special drinks deals, happy hours and a specially curated game time food menu with a RED take on all the favourites.

Contact: 04 571 4343 / hotline@radissonred.com

Damac Hills

FireLake Grill House Terrace at Radisson Dubai DAMAC Hills

For football fans in the DAMAC hills area in Dubai, this local hub will once again be showing all tournament matches on their huge outdoor 3 metre x 4 metre LED screen. The terrace holds up to 200 people, but guests can also join in on the action inside the bar on their 2 LED TV screens. Menu favourites of the popular grill restaurant can be expected with special food and drink promotions running throughout the World Cup. Pizza & Burger promos along with buckets of hops will be available.

Contact: 04 879 1111 / firelake.damachills@radisson.com

Ras Al Khaimah

Marjan Island

RBG Bar at Radisson Resort Ras Al Khaimah Marjan Island

Open from 1pm to 1am daily, RGB Bar will be showing all matches throughout the World Cup. Guests can expect special limited time World Cup menus with traditional pub grub, specially curated playlists and daily drinks specials.

Contact: 07 204 9040 / rbg.rasalkhaimah@radisson.com

The Beach at Radisson Resort Ras Al Khaimah Marjan Island

Beach, sunset and live football, what more can you ask for. This pop-up venue on the beach will be showing every match throughout the tournament on the big screen. The venue will be family friendly and will include music and a live bbq. All you can eat packages will be available and the venue will also be offering daily drinks specials. This one is expected to be busy and so reservations are required.

Contact: 07 204 9040 / rbg.rasalkhaimah@radisson.com

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