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McGettigan’s opening its doors in Madinat Jumeirah

The McGettigan Group today announce the opening of their fourth venue in Dubai, located at Souk Madinat Jumeirah, Umm Suqeim. The new venue will open its doors to the public on Wednesday August 17 from 4pm for a soft-opening phase, with an official launch party taking place in September.

McGettigan’s Madinat Jumeirah is the latest venture in a series of new openings for the group, who launched McGettigan’s in Fulham, London (July 2016) as well as an entirely new concept, Warehouse Bar + Kitchen in Co. Donegal, Ireland (July 2016).

The Madinat branch, which has an indoor capacity for up to 400 people, reflects the core concept of the popular McGettigan’s destinations in JLT and DWTC, with live music, sports, fantastic fare and top-quality drinks and stunning, contemporary décor.

Located at the site formerly known as Frioul restaurant, McGettigan’s Madinat Jumeirah enjoys a prime location with postcard perfect views of the Burj Al Arab and souk waterways – with outdoor seating providing excellent views and a relaxed atmosphere ideal for enjoying dinner and drinks.

McGettigan Group CEO, Dennis McGettigan said, “We are excited to launch McGettigan’s pub at Madinat Jumeirah and bring our famous Irish hospitality to an area that is known for topclass dining.” The venue is easily accessible from the main entrance of Souk Madinat Jumeirah close to the taxi drop-off point and car park. Guests can simply enter McGettigan’s via a staircase next to Pacha Ibiza Dubai, which leads down onto the waterway and outdoor terrace area of the Irish bar.

Open for lunch and dinner – the menu is a mix of international cuisines alongside traditional Irish menu items. The new menu will offer guests a mixture of McGettigan’s favourite signature dishes alongside new items which have been created exclusively for the Madinat Jumeirah venue. Dishes include grilled sea bass, steak tartar, salmon sashimi as well as seafood broth, Irish artisan cheeses and Irish mussels.

In keeping with McGettigan’s warm hospitality and friendly welcome, a range of offers and promotions will be available throughout the week.

Happy Hour will run daily on selected house beverages between 2pm and 8pm, for just AED29. Offer valid from opening date.

Tuesday is Ladies’ Night, with all females being offered four complimentary drinks including selected cocktails, spirits, wine and prosecco. Ladies can also order from an exclusive food menu just for them, with a selection of small plates on offer from AED30 and sharing platters (for four people) from AED110. Offer valid from opening date.

Other offers will be introduced over the coming weeks and will include: The Long Lunch (coming soon) which will take place every Friday, offers guests a delicious three course meal from an exclusive a la carte menu plus five drinks (including selected bubbles, wine, beer, spirits, Magners and Guinness) at a time that suits them between noon and 5pm for AED279. Guests can also opt for a free flowing drinks package for just AED349. This deal is perfect for birthdays and special occasions. A post-brunch drinks package will be available for AED199 from 5pm-8pm.

Every Saturday and Sunday (launching on August 27th), McGettigan’s will offer a delicious traditional Irish roast dinner with all the trimmings from noon for just AED109.

Home to sport and live music, McGettigan’s Madinat will show all the latest sporting action from rugby to football, GAA games, cricket and tennis, to name but a few. All team colours are welcome, and games can be shown on request. A host of talented singers and musicians will entertain the crowds on a weekly basis, playing everything from pop to rock and acoustic jams.

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