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McGettigan's AUH

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Irish, Bar, European, British, Pub, Gastropub
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Channel St | Al Raha Beach Hotel and Resort, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
+971 2 652 4333
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12:00 - 03:00
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 03:00
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

It was great food and service!!! Thank you to accommodating us very warm friendly stafff !!! Very attentive and hospitable and very relaxing place to meet your friends

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Thank Rhea R
San Antonio, Texas
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297 reviews
191 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Following a 28 hour day of flying from the US (home to Abu Dhabi includes layovers) our sponsor insisted we unwind with a light meal & drink at McGettigans AUH (Irish Pub). Comfortable seating, lively atmosphere, live music, big screen TVs, fantastic service, it could not have been more relaxing & welcoming. I went with an apple cider & the... More 

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Thank magickayak
mcgettiganspubs, Manager at McGettigan's AUH, responded to this review

Dear magickayak, Many thanks for your review! It was good to see that you enjoyed your time here and were able to refuel and relax in comfort. We hope to see you again soon! All the best, Christopher Rafter Pub Manager, McGettigan’s AUH More 

Plymouth, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We were in the Hotel next door and wanted to watch the footy so where better than here where we were able to order food as well, perfect.

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Thank ernyruff2016
mcgettiganspubs, Manager at McGettigan's AUH, responded to this review

Dear ernyruff2016, Many thanks for your review! It was good to see that you enjoyed your visit and our food. We hope to see you again soon! All the best, Christopher Rafter Pub Manager, McGettigan’s AUH More 

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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198 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

McGettigan's has great food, good drink options, often great live music, and a decent staff. The only downside is the smoking.

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Thank hannajomeans
mcgettiganspubs, Manager at McGettigan's AUH, responded to this review

Dear hannajomeans, Many thanks for your review! It was good to see that, the smoking issue aside, you enjoyed your visit. We do have a non-smoking dinner section, but I appreciate that sometimes that's not enough and I'm sorry for the inconvenience this may have caused. We hope to see you again soon! All the best, Christopher Rafter Pub Manager,... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent service, great food, lovely laid back atmosphere and friendly bar staff especially syem. Thank you syem :) always good for a session 👌🏻

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Thank Marie M
mcgettiganspubs, Manager at McGettigan's AUH, responded to this review

Dear Sandy D, Many thanks for your review and your kind words! It was great to hear that you all enjoyed your time here and liked our food. I'd also like to thank you for mentioning Syem by name in your comments. We hope to see you again soon! All the best, Christopher Rafter Pub Manager, McGettigan’s AUH More 

Kincardine, Canada
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255 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017

We (a party of ten) booked a table for the Friday brunch (about $60/person). When we arrived in dribs and drabs, we were made very welcome and were sat in a nice quiet area of the pub. The buffet was excellent with ham, Chicken, roast beef and all sorts of sides. The cost of the buffet included our alcoholic drinks.... More 

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Thank Sandy D
mcgettiganspubs, Manager at McGettigan's AUH, responded to this review

Dear Sandy D, Many thanks for your review and your kind words! It was great to hear that you all enjoyed your time here and liked our food. We hope to see you again soon! All the best, Christopher Rafter Pub Manager, McGettigan’s AUH More 

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 December 2016

I love McGettigan's for their menu, location, sports showtimes variety. Always the best place to chill, get together with friends and have the best pub food in town. Thanks for Draught Hoegaarden :D Keep it up!

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1 Thank DxB-st
mcgettiganspubs, Manager at McGettigan's AUH, responded to this review

Dear DxB-st, Many thanks for your review! It's very nice to hear that you enjoy coming here and like our food and the Hoegaarden. We hope to see you again soon! All the best, Christopher Rafter Pub Manager, McGettigan’s AUH More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2016

I and my friends very often came here to chill and relax... found this really a nice place to chill out

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1 Thank Hàñaçèłl J
mcgettiganspubs, Manager at McGettigan's AUH, responded to this review

Dear Hàñaçèłl J, Thanks for your review! It was good to see that you enjoyed your visits to our pub and we hope to see you again soon! All the best, Christopher Rafter Pub Manager, McGettigan’s AUH More 

Antrim, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2016

It's not the most traditional of Irish bars, but that's probably because of health and safety legislation and no bad thing. You get a decent pint of the black stuff, decent bar food and a good night's craic!! I was there on Wednesday, pub quiz night, and the atmosphere was super. Relaxing, fun environment, good service, good fun.

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Thank John M
mcgettiganspubs, Manager at McGettigan's AUH, responded to this review

Dear John M, Thanks for your review! It was good to see that you enjoy coming here and like our quiz night and the atmosphere. We hope to see you again soon! All the best, Christopher Rafter Pub Manager, McGettigan’s AUH More 

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

special thanks to liam and mary! love you guys!! also everyone who makes everything extra special, roshan and mayor never fails to feed me while jessico, syam, sajid, jibin, krishna always makes sure im well topped up!!! love you guys!!!

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Thank ggomez21
mcgettiganspubs, Manager at McGettigan's AUH, responded to this review

Dear ggomez21, Thanks for your review! We love you, too! It was great to see that you enjoy coming here and I'd also like to thank you for mentioning various of our team members by name in your comments. We hope to see you again soon! All the best, Christopher Rafter Pub Manager, McGettigan’s AUH More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$50
Cuisine
Irish, Bar, European, British, Pub, Gastropub
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Validated Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Valet Parking
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 03:00
Monday
12:00 - 03:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 03:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 03:00
Thursday
12:00 - 03:00
Friday
12:00 - 03:00
Saturday
12:00 - 03:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Channel St | Al Raha Beach Hotel and Resort, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
  • Location: Middle East  >  United Arab Emirates  >  Emirate of Abu Dhabi  >  Abu Dhabi
  • Phone Number: +971 2 652 4333
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, at the Dubai World Trade Centre, and Dubai International Airport, McGettigan's arrived in Abu Dhabi in 2014. McGettigan's AUH is located next to the Al Raha Beach Hotel. Pop in and try our award-winning pub grub, watch live sports, or enjoy live music! Twitter: mcgettigansauh Instagram: mcgettiganspubs

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