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“Great Music” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of McGettigan's DWTC

McGettigan's DWTC
Ranked #274 of 9,408 Restaurants in Dubai
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $10 - $50
Cuisines: Irish, Bar, European, Pub, British, Gastropub
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Good for: Special occasions, Bar scene, Large groups, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Brunch, Lunch, Drinks, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Television, Validated Parking, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: The very first McGettigan's Irish Pub was opened in Dublin in 1964 by Donegal man Jim McGettigan. In 2010, McGettigan's started its journey around the world. After opening pubs in Dubai's Jumeirah Lakes Towers neighbourhood, McGettigan's DWTC arrived at the Dubai World Trade Centre in 2012. McGettigan's DWTC is located right next to the Trade Centre Arena. Pop in and try our award-winning pub grub, watch live sports, or enjoy live music! Twitter: mcgettiganspub Instagram: mcgettiganspubs
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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42 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
“Great Music”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 24, 2013

Nice bar area which at the time had a live band that were actually very good. We were informed that at selected times there was an offer 2:1 on drinks. We order barfood and it was ok - the starters were a little poor (chicken wings & Salad) but the main course pork sausage was good. However the all day breakfast is champion. Great service to be had and it does get busy.

  • Visited October 2013
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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2 Thank EatFood-DrinkWIne
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mcgettiganspubs, Manager at McGettigan's DWTC, responded to this review, October 27, 2013
Dear EatFood-DrinkWIne,

Many thanks for reviewing us! We're glad you enjoyed your visit and hope to see you again soon!

Best regards,

Arthur Timlin
Pub Manager, McGettigan’s DWTC
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Montecarlo, Italy
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134 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
“Same, different day!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 10, 2013 via mobile

This is the classic place after a tough day of work.

Relax, drink and dine!

Friendly service and good music.

Regulars, 3 times a week if work is going well ;-)

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1 Thank TastyTrips
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mcgettiganspubs, Manager at McGettigan's DWTC, responded to this review, October 14, 2013
Dear TheUnknownKnown,

Thank you very much for your review! We're glad you like it here and hope to see you again soon!

All the best,

Arthur Timlin
Pub Manager, McGettigan’s DWTC
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manchester
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103 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
“Quiet night”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 27, 2013 via mobile

This place is located in a seperate building behind the world trade center ( behind car park.
We tried this place as we we had been in the buzzing Mcgettigans JLT and it seemed very different, although the decor is identical the atmosphere is a lot more relaxed and they had an excellent folksy band playing ( it was a Tuesday night ? ).
We started with the spicy wings which were excellent and had the steak for mains which was a bit pricey but ok. The only negative was over eager waiters but we soon asked them to chillax a bit.
Ok but needs to be busier to get the atmosphere going..

Visited September 2013
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Thank Melbsteve
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mcgettiganspubs, Manager at McGettigan's DWTC, responded to this review, September 28, 2013
Dear Melbsteve,

Thanks for your review!

It was good to see that you enjoyed your visit to our pub. Clearly, you picked a more quiet night for your visit. We're fairly buzzing most nights of the week, so do pop in again when you're next in Dubai and see the difference.

All the best,

Arthur Timlin
Pub Manager, McGettigan’s DWTC
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Dublin, Ireland
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Great spot to dine out”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 26, 2013

Mcgettigans is the best place in Dubai if you are looking for a place with consistently great, classic Irish food and real "craic". I recently spent two weeks in Dubai with friends and found myself returning almost every night. The staff were so attentive and the food really brought me back to ireland(Brilliant for the homesick). Great sports coverage and live music. Highly recommend a visit.

  • Visited May 2013
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2 Thank Bob T
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mcgettiganspubs, Manager at McGettigan's DWTC, responded to this review, September 28, 2013
Dear Bob T,

Thanks for your review!

I'm happy you you like spending time in our pub and rate the food highly.

We hope to see you again very soon!

Best regards,

Arthur Timlin
Pub Manager, McGettigan’s DWTC
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Dublin, Ireland
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Great Pub”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 25, 2013

We spent two evenings in McGettigan's during a recent trip. On both occasions, there was a fantastic atmosphere in the pub and the food and the service were excellent, would highly recommend.

  • Visited September 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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2 Thank Tasha8627
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mcgettiganspubs, Manager at McGettigan's DWTC, responded to this review, September 28, 2013
Dear Tasha8627,

Many thanks for your review and good comments!

I'm happy you you like spending time in our pub and hope to see you again very soon!

All the best,

Arthur Timlin
Pub Manager, McGettigan’s DWTC
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