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“great big screen”
Review of Girders

Girders
Ranked #599 of 10,111 Restaurants in Dubai
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$20 - US$50
Cuisines: Pub
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Restaurant details
Good for: Bar Scene
Dining options: Breakfast, After-hours, Reservations
Neighbourhood: The Marina
Description: Located on the first floor of JA Ocean View Hotel, Girders is a jaunt back to Britain where quiz nights bring back memories and our indoor & outdoor screens show sports history in the making. Enjoy happy hour every day, twice a day, from 4pm to 8pm and 12am until 2am and ALL DAY on Wednesday! Don't forget to try the outside terrace, Girders Garden, on the second floor. Home to our very own BBQ Smoker Wagon, A.K.A The Beast, grilling the juiciest meat in town. Treat yourself and your friends to a varied menu of BBQ treats including freshly grilled & smoked meats, exciting sides and a selection of Girders secret sauces. At Girders and Girders & Girders Garden, there's always something going on!
Reviewed 25 June 2014

we had so much fun watching fifa and the burgers are great. the service was great like everything else at the hotel it is in.

Thank travllvr099
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Otto K, General Manager at Girders, responded to this reviewResponded 26 June 2014

Dear travllvr099,

Thank you for sharing your feedback on TripAdvisor following your recent visit to Girders at JA Ocean View Hotel.

I was extremely happy to know that overall you had so much fun experience with us. Please also allow me to personally thank you for your positive comments about the hotel, as well as the service which you felt were great.

Once again, I would like to thank you for taking the time to post your review on TripAdvisor, and we hope that we will have the pleasure of welcoming you back to Girders Bar & Garden in the future.


Yours sincerely,


Otto Kurzendorfer
General Manager

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Reviewed 25 June 2014

I've been here a few times, most recently to watch the rugby world cup on the giant screen upstairs on the terrace.

Girders is a Scottish influenced bar which feels more like a London gastro pub, it's popular with people wanting to watch rugby and football, without the nasty Dubai British Pub / Sports Bar experience.

One thing that never fails to impress my Scottish friends, is there stock of Irn Bru.

The one thing I could say is the food is great but the service isn't brilliant and the general service and desire to help is pretty minimal, which is frustrating when you are waiting for food and drinks etc.

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Thank KikiPigeon
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Otto K, General Manager at Girders, responded to this reviewResponded 6 July 2014

Dear KikiPigeon,

Thank you for sharing your feedback on TripAdvisor following your recent visit to Girders at JA Ocean View Hotel.

I am happy to hear that you like our atmosphere, the food we serve and the biggest LED screen in Dubai at Girders Garden. I have noted your comment about the service and I do appreciated it; we will make sure that we will meet yours and your thirsty Scottish friend’s expectations, especially with the Irn Bru. 

Thank you for taking the time to post your review on TripAdvisor, and I do hope that we will have the opportunity to welcome you back to JA Ocean View Hotel and Girders Bar & Garden in the near future again.


Yours sincerely,
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Reviewed 8 June 2014

Girders is located in the Ocean View Hotel at the Walk/ JBR.

It is a great bar with cheap prices compared to other Hotels. Especially during the Happy Hour.
I always enjoy to come for a Beer and watch Football on the huge Outdoor Screen in the Garden.
( For sure it will be busy during the FIFA Worldcup ;) I will be there

1  Thank The_Bananas
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Otto K, General Manager at Girders, responded to this reviewResponded 12 June 2014

Dear Marina K,

Thank you for sharing your feedback on TripAdvisor following your recent visit to Girders at JA Ocean View Hotel.

It was lovely to read that you always enjoyed your experiences, as well as the prices that we are offering especially during happy hour.

Once again, I would like to thank you for taking the time to post your review on TripAdvisor, and we hope that we will have the pleasure of welcoming you back to Girders Bar & Garden during the most awaited FIFA World Cup!


Yours sincerely,

Otto Kurzendorfer
General Manager

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Reviewed 4 June 2014

must visit one of the cheapist bars in town happy hour 5 to 8 then 11to 2 all sports on screen and the food is ok freindly staff and a good pint of magners

1  Thank peter m
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Otto K, General Manager at Girders, responded to this reviewResponded 10 June 2014

Dear peter m,

Thank you for sharing your feedback on TripAdvisor following your recent visit to Girders at JA Ocean View Hotel.

I do very much appreciate your positive words with regards to the food and beverage served at Girders, the value for money, as well as to the friendliness of the team.

Once again, I would like to thank you for taking the time to post your review on TripAdvisor, and we hope that we will have the pleasure of welcoming you back to Girders Bar & Garden in the future. Don’t you miss our great Fifa World Cup promotions, starting this week!


Yours sincerely,

Otto Kurzendorfer
General Manager

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Reviewed 2 June 2014

Girders is a homely but modern British style pub in the Ocean View hotel on the JBR Walk. They serve great pub grub and have two happy hours per night. The thing that makes Girders super fun and unique however is the super cool house duo Wild Strawberries and especially the live music quiz they do every Monday with their host Alex.

The duo plays most nights of the week doing their versions of classic and modern hits but Monday Music Quiz is definitely our favorite night. The music quiz has ten songs performed by the duo. Each songs comes with four questions that are about the song or somehow related to it. So you don't have to be a music expert to score some points. The songs are also a good selection of modern and classic tunes to cater to a wider audience.

The duo and their host Alex create the perfect combination of laid back fun and entertainment while also delivering fresh takes on familiar hits. It's a must thing to do when in Dubai!

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Thank Soljat
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Otto K, General Manager at Girders, responded to this reviewResponded 8 June 2014

Dear Soljat,

Thank you for sharing your feedback on TripAdvisor following your recent visit to Girders at JA Ocean View Hotel.

It was nice to read that you found the place to be homely and modern. I was also very pleased to hear your positive comments about the provided service, the quiz night and the live entertainment available that you enjoyed.

Once again, I would like to thank you for taking the time to post your review on TripAdvisor, and we hope that we will have the pleasure of welcoming you back to Girders Bar & Garden in the future.


Yours sincerely,

Otto Kurzendorfer
General Manager

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