Dubai, UAE – Dubai is no stranger to the Emerald Isle’s charm, but there’s a new Irish hot spot in town McGettigan’s, the beloved Irish pub chain, is adding a new location nestled in Holiday Inn & Suites Dubai Science Park, in the heart of Al Barsha South opening on 15 June 2023. While there are already several McGettigan’s across the UAE, this one is poised to be a game-changer. From traditional Irish cuisine, mixology, live sport shows, lively entertainment and exclusive offerings to its unique and contemporary interiors, McGettigan’s Dubai Science Park promises to be the ultimate destination for a craic-filled night out and epic weekend parties. So, what sets this new location apart from the rest? Let’s take a closer look.
As Senior Sous Chef for McGettigan’s Dubai Science Park, Wayne Cameron is the culinary artist to take the lead for its mouthwatering menu that guests will be treated to. With over two decades of experience and a globe-trotting career that has taken him from South Africa to the United States and beyond, Wayne is a true culinary artist with a passion for creating dishes that are as beautiful as they are delicious.
McGettigan’s Dubai Science Park menu boasts an array of signature dish options from the famous Pork Belly Popcorn, BBS Pork & Apple Burger, Sticky Pork BBQ Ribs to the newest Wagyu Beef Chilli Nachos and the McGettigans Chicken Wings and Irish Spice Bag, that are sure to impress. And for the sweet tooth, McGettigan’s homemade chocolate brownie with salted caramel sauce is a sinfully delightful treat. And let’s not forget their signature shot, “The Flaming Blarney,” a fiery cinnamon-based shot that will ignite your taste buds in the most delicious way.
The restaurant and bar will have an extensive beverage list from hops, cocktails, grapes and bubbly that you’re sure to enjoy, but if you’re looking for a drink that packs a punch, look no further than McGettigan’s “Spice Bag Cocktail.” This drink is a fiery concoction of Town Branch Rye, homemade passion fruit and mango puree, peach liqueur, lime juice, and a hint of chilli.
Unforgettable Entertainment and Offers
This new McGettigan’s at Holiday Inn & Suites Dubai Science Park has an exhilarating lineup of culinary and entertainment programs that are sure to get the good times rolling. Challenge your knowledge at the Monday Quiz Nights or treat yourself to the ever-popular Ladies’ Night every Tuesday. Unwind after a long day with the daily happy hour specials, and savor the traditional roasts served every Sunday. Teachers and school employees can rejoice in TGIT (Thank Goodness I’m a Teacher) every Friday, an exclusive offer designed to appreciate their hard work. Saturdays are reserved for an epic brunch experience that is sure to leave you buzzing! At McGettigan’s, it’s all about creating unforgettable moments that capture the vibrant spirit of an authentic Irish pub.
Sleek Design Crafted by Award-Winning Architects
The team behind the sleek design of the new McGettigan’s is an award-winning and renowned architectural firm with over thirty years of experience constructing bars and restaurants worldwide. With their expert touch, the restaurant boasts of a stunning design that states uniqueness and justifies its concept of being “The Modern Irish Bar”. From the intricate interlocking marquetry floor to the elaborate metal and glass display cabinet, every feature has been carefully crafted to provide a comfortable and intimate atmosphere that makes you feel right at home.
The cozy interiors are perfect for those who prefer to relax indoors with warm lighting and comfortable seating. Meanwhile, the two outdoor terraces provide a serene atmosphere for guests to dine al fresco while indulging in some shisha.
Sayed Tayoun, General Manager of Holiday Inn & Suites Dubai Science Park, is absolutely thrilled to unveil the highly anticipated arrival of McGettigan’s to the exuberant community in our vibrant neighborhood. With uncontainable enthusiasm, he exclaimed, “Prepare yourselves for an electrifying experience as we gear up to unveil McGettigan’s Dubai Science Park on 15 June 2023! Our tireless team along with McGettigan’s brand experts has spared no effort in crafting an atmosphere that pulsates with the very soul of a modern Irish pub, infusing its timeless traditions with an exhilarating twist. Brace yourselves for an extraordinary journey as we present an extensive selection of tantalizing delicacies, delectable beverages, and a captivating lineup of entertainment options. We are wholeheartedly dedicated to ensuring that each guest’s visit becomes an indelible memory, be it seeking a cozy sanctuary to cheer on their favorite sports team or immersing themselves in the pulsating energy of live music. Get ready, as we eagerly await your arrival at McGettigan’s Dubai Science Park to share an irresistible taste of Ireland with you!”
Dennis McGettigan, CEO of the McGettigan Group said, “We are thrilled to be bringing the McGettigan’s experience to Dubai Science Park, in Barsha South. With its growing social scene and vibrant community, we believe DSP is anideal location to showcase our renowned hospitality. The response from the local community and our dedicated customer base has been overwhelmingly positive, and we are confident that McGettigan’s Dubai Science Park will quickly become a beloved destination for both residents and visitors alike. We’ve evolved the McGettigan’s design to provide a welcoming setting for fantastic live music and entertainment, classic dishes and perfectly poured pints, and, together with our partners at Holiday Inn, look forward to welcoming familiar and new faces to our newest addition.”
The giddy team at McGettigan’s Dubai Science Park is counting down the days until we can finally open our doors and unleash the magic of Irish hospitality upon our eagerly awaiting guests. So rally up your friends, because at McGettigan’s, the craic is always mighty, and the drinks flow endlessly, promising a whirlwind of joyous celebration and unforgettable memories.
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- Monday to Thursday: 4pm to 1am
- Friday to Sunday: 12pm to 2am
Daily | Happy Hour | From opening until 8pm
Monday | Quiz Nights | From 7pm
Tuesday | Ladies Night | 7pm-11pm
AED125 with unlimited house beverage + 35% discount on food menu
Friday | TGIT (Thank Goodness I’m a Teacher) | 12:30pm-3:30pm
AED123 per person with sharing platter inclusive of 3 hours free flow of selected beverages OR
Upgrade to premium at AED199
Saturday | Saturday Brunch | 1pm-4pm
AED 129 per person with non alcoholic beverages
AED 199 per person with house beverages
AED 279 per person with premium beverage package
Sunday | Sunday Roast | 12pm-4pm
AED 109 per person including roast menu and 1 house beverage