Ultimate list of British Pubs in Dubai

Whether you are just visiting Dubai or are a long-time resident looking to have a few pints, there is a wide selection of venues to choose from.

Chloe Hoffmann
September 13, 2021 4:23 PM

Whether you are just visiting Dubai or are a long-time resident looking to have a few pints,There is a wide selection of venues to choose from.

1.Tipsy Lion

Known for being a casual open-air eatery, Tipsy Lion is a famous British gastropub, which has more to offer than just the urban charm. The rooftop restaurant positioned on the Sofitel Downtown Dubai offers a range of British and international cuisines to savour. Some of the attractions here are the great brunch, happy hour, British roast, and ladies’ night. You can relax enjoying any of your favourite signature cocktails, wines or beer and live music.

2.The Coins

The newly opened traditional English pub, The Coins, has incredible deals for the guests to indulge in. With the happy hour offered from 5 pm to 7 pm, you can order selected food at 50 percent discount from Sunday to Thursday. Business guests can have a great time here closing the deals over business lunch offered at AED 70 for selected dishes. Other than the weekly specials like ‘Wingman’ with 2 beers and unlimited wings at AED 99, you can also find seasonal a la carte menu for a get together.

3.The Hidden Bar 

The Hidden Bar is a British gastropub that is committed to offering you a great culinary experience. Located in DIFC’s Gate Village, the restaurant is recognized for its weekly specials, which include European favourites and a range of premium wines and cocktails. You can try the full English breakfast for just Dhs35. The other speciality dishes that you cannot afford to miss are the traditional charcuterie, sous vied cheeks, Parma croquettes, and so on.  

4.The Dubliners

If traditional Irish hospitality is what you are looking for in Dubai, then The Dubliners will be your first choice. The Irish pub cum restaurant can offer you a robust menu, which consists of European favourites, daily specials and classic Irish treats. Unwind at the relaxed setting, enjoying your favourite cocktails or wines and live music from talented musicians. Why not stop at Le Meridien Dubai Hotel for a great time from 12 pm to 2.30 am?      


Dubai is not short of European-styled pubs offering the old charm with the modern settings for tourists and locals alike. McGettigans has its significance for being an exclusive Irish pub offering well-curated menu of food and drinks. The venue is open for the visitors from 12.30 pm to 3 am and offer daily specials, live music and fun. You can choose from a fine selection of international wines and cocktails.   

6.Fibber Magee’s

You can step into one of the oldest Irish pub in Dubai to experience a traditional Irish hospitality for which it is known for. The place is designed to make you comfortable with delicious pub grub, premium drinks and live entertainment. You can look for Fibber Magee’s special dishes at exciting offers every day.  

7.Irish Village

Here is a chance for you to experience great food and drinks at a historical Irish pub, Irish Village. The place is situated in the central place of Dubai, and have a large garden and a lake to help you relax. Get to taste some of the exotic European cuisines with your family or friends on any day.     


If you are looking for a British gastropub, which can offer you authentic British food and a range of hops, then your search should end at Foxglove. Located at Meydan, you can have a great time watching live sports and enjoying great deals at happy hours and ladies night. 

9.The Eloquent Elephant

The Eloquent Elephant is an artisan gastropub offering up a small but refined menu of British classics in an elegant setting. The swanky gastropub in Business Bay offers fantastic comfort food, vegan dishes, and a non-smoking bar area, and the terrace is a marvelous place to head after work in cooler weather for a pie and a pint.

11.Crown & Lion

Crown & Lion is a popular English food restaurant with live sports coverage and is a traditional British bar with live entertainment. Crown & Lion is a traditional English pub where customers may enjoy a broad range of quality drinks, classic British cuisine, live entertainment, and fantastic live sports coverage on the big screens. This is an excellent spot for a casual get-together with friends, where you can sit back and enjoy your favourite sports or challenge your companions to a game of darts.

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