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Where to watch the Super Bowl 51 in Dubai and Abu Dhabi

American football fans can watch Super Bowl 51 live in a handful of pubs and restaurants across the UAE that will open in the early morning hours to show American football’s biggest event. On Monday, the New England Patriots will take on the Atlanta Falcons in Houston, Texas — which is 10 hours behind the UAE. Set your alarm — kickoff time is 3.30am — and go hungry. There will be plenty of food and drinks on offer to keep you satiated and awake.

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ABU DHABI

Cooper’s at Park Rotana

This traditional pub will show the game on giant screens starting at 3am. Chefs will serve up Buffalo wings, pub food, fries and more throughout the game. There will be 50 per cent off select beverages until 7.30am too. You can get an American breakfast plate with freshly squeezed orange juice, two eggs cooked any style, a choice of sausage, turkey ham or bacon, a basket of pastries and coffee, tea or hot chocolate for just Dh50. Monday, 3am to 7.30am. Call 02 657 3333

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Star ‘N’ Bars on Yas Island

This massive sports-themed restaurant is hosting a tailgate party that starts at 10pm on Sunday night. There will be karaoke from 10pm to 2am and a tailgate party from 10pm to 3am before kickoff at 3.30am. Beverage packages and football food platters including wings, chips, ribs and more will be served throughout the game. The big event will be shown on all 76 HDTVs in the restaurant as well as on a 3×3 metre large screen on the dining terrace, complete with game audio. The restaurant will also show past Super Bowl games from 9pm to 3am. Call 02 565 0101

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Blu Sky Lounge & Grill, Southern Sun Abu Dhabi

This pub will keep its doors open all night so head over before kickoff. There will be American-themed pub food and drinks on offer, served throughout the game until 6.30am. Call

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DUBAI

Ubk, Mövenpick Hotel Jumeirah Lakes Towers

Urban, bar and kitchen (Ubs) is showing the Super Bowl across multiple screens and will also offer private booth options. The American-football themed menu includes nachos, chicken wings, burgers and a selection of drink specials. Bites on the menu start at Dh25. The party kicks off at 11pm on Sunday. Call 04 438 0000

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Original Wings and Rings in Liberty House, DIFC

Watch the game on multiple TVs in this American sports bar. You’ll be served enough wings, burgers and drinks to keep your belly full while rooting for your team. This bar will stay open from noon Sunday until the end of the game on Monday morning. Throughout the evening, three guests will win one of three dine-in vouchers worth Dh500, Dh1,000 and Dh1,500. On the night, there will be a package for Dh150 that includes a main course and a soft drink. Call 04 359 6900

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Perry and Blackwelder’s Original Smokehouse at Souk Madinat Jumeirah

This American smokehouse is keeping its doors open from Sunday at noon until the end of the game on Monday morning. The Kick Off Breakfast menu starts at 3.30am and includes pancakes, waffles, a breakfast burger and more. There’s even an American breakfast platter for just Dh85. There will also be an unlimited coffee option for Dh30. Breakfast dishes start at Dh55. Call 04 432 3232

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Claw BBQ

This restaurant is so excited about the Super Bowl, it’s showing it twice on its 11 screens: live at 3.30am and again at 8pm that night. The restaurant will close at its normal time of 2am, but will re-open at 3am on Monday for their Super Bowl viewing party. There’s a minimum spend of Dh150 per person. The à la carte menu will be available as well as a set menu for Dh139 which includes a burger, wings and dessert. Call 04 432 2300

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