If you’re a big fan of tennis and are still wondering where to catch the Wimbledon matches that start from Monday, July 1, gear up for a fantastic time at these venues that are pulling out all the stops for the sport this year.

It’s going to be quite an emotional year for fans of three-time grand slam winner, Andy Murray as the legend plans on retiring this season. So, call up the mates and start planning your nights at these venues.

Cooper’s Bar & Restaurant

One of our old favorites, Cooper’s Bar is the perfect place to catch all the action from the big event this year. With multiple screens dotted across the venue, you wouldn't be missing a single moment of the game. Try and get there before 8pm for their happy hour deal that starts from noon onwards. Also, don’t miss any of the delicious pub grub too!

Location: Park Rotana Abu Dhabi, Khalifa Park Area | Contact info: 02-657 3333


If you’re already familiar with popular Irish pub, McGettigan’s then you probably already know why it’s made it to this list. This buzzing spot is one that wouldn’t disappoint in the least. With a daily happy hour until 10pm and a menu that includes classics such as fish and chips, expect to have a great time as you catch all your favorite players on the big screen.

Location: Al Raha Beach Hotel & Resort, Channel Street | Contact info: 02-652 4333

Blue Sky Lounge & Grill

What’s not to love about this lively sports bar?! With happy hour deals that go on until 11pm, not only can you grab your favorite drinks with the mates, but you can also catch all the action from the court on any of the 14 screens installed all across the venue. Expect some pretty cool deals on food too.

Location: Southern Sun Abu Dhabi, Al Zahiyah | Contact info: 02-818 4888

PJ O’Reilly’s

This two-story Irish pub is the perfect spot to catch a few drinks while watching all the big matches from Wimbledon this year. You wouldn’t have to worry about going back home with a lighter wallet as there will be happy hour deals going on daily. Dig into any of your favorites– they have everything from fish and chips to ribs on the menu. Yum!

Location: Le Royal Méridien Abu Dhabi, Sheikh Khalifa Street | Contact info: 02-695 0515

Abu Dhabi Golf Club

Head straight to the Championship Lounge where you can sit back and watch all the legends on the court at Wimbledon this year. With five massive screens having been installed all across the venue, you wouldn’t miss a single moment from the matches – there are also a number of food and drink deals that you can’t miss!

Location: Abu Dhabi Golf Club, Khalifa City A | Contact info: 056-536 2230

NRG Sports Café

Award-winning sports bar, NRG Sports Café will be one of the best spots to catch the matches this year – with screens installed both outdoors and indoors for the event – you wouldn’t be missing any of the big moments from this season. That’s for sure. Just make you order big too since they have some amazing food and drinks deals.

Location: Le Meridien Abu Dhabi, Al Zahiyah | Contact info: 02-304 8209


With giant screens taking over the venue’s walls this season, just walk in anytime between 4pm and 7pm to score drinks for as cheap as AED 15 including delicious bar bites. So, you can save some moolah too while watching all the big matches on the multiple screens.

Location: Marriott Hotel Downtown Abu Dhabi, Sheikh Rashid Bin Saeed Street | Contact info: 02-304 7777

The Sportsman’s Arms

How about digging into tasty burgers while watching all the action live from London? Known for its delicious Irish-American grub, you’ll be in for scrumptious fare while watching Wimbledon at popular sports bar The Sportsman’s Arms. Walk in anytime between noon and 8pm for their daily happy hour deals!

Location: International Tennis Centre, Zayed Sports City | Contact info: 02-447 1066

**Pictures courtesy of venue’s Facebook page or website**

Article published: 30th June, 2019
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