Party in the Garden! The Bonnington is turning 1!

The Bonnington Hotel invites you down to join us in a family affair in the Garden at McGettigan’s to celebrate the Bonnington’s  1st anniversary on 7th of May 2011 with a fun-filled day of family events!

7th May - Party Day!The day kicks off with a variety of fun and games for children at the Bonnington Mini Carnival located in the Garden at McGettigan’s from 12 noon to 5 p.m. bringing you all sorts of entertainment including a bouncing castle,  face-painting  and our very own mascot, “Bonnington Bear”!

Complimentary food and refreshments will be served on the day especially created for the event by the Bonnington’s Executive Chef, Thomas Gagliardi!  Chef Thomas will get tummies rumbling with a mouth-watering hotdog station, a BBQ station and a ‘design your own’ cupcake/cookie station for all kids to get involved in!

7th of May - Party Day!

Following this exciting event, the Hotel is also catering for older guests and invites parents and everybody else to join the celebration and receive a complimentary drink with any meal purchased in any of the Hotel’s restaurants and bars between 7 p.m. and 8 p.m.

Bonnington Jumeirah Lakes Towers’ 1st Anniversary – A perfect day out for the family!

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The earlier you dine, the faster you can be in the Pub!

Ever wanted to pop down to McGettigan’s but got delayed because you needed to have dinner first?

Well, here’s the solution: Dine earlier and you’ll make it to McGettigan’s faster! You’re probably aware that the food in McGettigan’s is as good as the craic there, but don’t we all crave something different every now and again? In April we offer you a discounted dinner alternative!

Follow the Bonnington Hotel or McGettigan’s Irish Pub on Twitter and get access to discount vouchers for dinner at the Cavendish Restaurant all through April!

Tweet! Tweet! We’ve put together a special dining deal for our Twitter followers. All through April, we will tweet vouchers for 20% off our Early Bird dinner in the Cavendish Restaurant – just click the link and print out the voucher!

Dining discounts at the Cavendish - Bonnington Hotel Dubai - Only on Twitter!The Cavendish recently launched its new dinner menu, “Cavendish PM” and here’s your chance to be one of the first to try it out!

You can check out what’s on offer here.

So what are you waiting for? Follow @bonningtontower or @mcgettiganspub on Twitter today and bag yourself a discount voucher!

The added advantage is, of course, that it only takes a minute to walk from the Cavendish to McGettigan’s!

Happy St. Patrick’s Day 2011!

So, the big day has finally arrived! Happy St. Patrick’s Day everybody! Lá Fhéile Pádraig! Sláinte!

The Bonnington Hotel and McGettigan’s Irish Pub in Jumeirah Lakes Towers have kicked off the day’s celebration’s with a live performance of dancers from the Siobhan Kilalea School of Irish Dance in the Bonnington’s Hotel lobby.

Already a big hit with Bonnington guests and visitors last year, the dancers drew big crowds again this afternoon. There are two more performances planned for today, one at 6 p.m. in the beergarden just outside Mcgettigan’s and one at 9 p.m. again in the lobby of the Bonnington, where the Cavendish restaurant also offers a specially created St. Patrick’s Day menu.

Here are some pictures of the dance performance earlier today:

Siobhan Kilalea School of Irish Dance performing at the Bonnington - the home of St. Patrick's Day in Dubai!

Siobhan Kilalea School of Irish Dance perfomring at the Bonnington - the home of all things Irish in Dubai!

Siobhan Kilalea School of Irish Dance performing at the Bonnington in Dubai - the home of the Irish and St. Patrick's Day

Here’s a little video, too:

Check out “Bonnington TV” – the Bonnington’s YouTube Channel for many more videos of this year’s St. Patrick’s Day!

More St. Patrick’s Day Happenings in Dubai!

Are you looking for a more quiet and gourmet way to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in Dubai?

The Cavendish Restaurant at the Bonnington Hotel in Jumeirah Lakes Towers may be just the place for you then! Chef Thomas has created a special St. Patrick’s Day gourmet menu, which is on offer for only AED 119/person for two courses in the evening of St. Patrick’s Day:

Fans of traditional Irish music may want to check out the trad band playing at McGettigan’s throughout the week. Here they are during a sound check yesterday:

Don’t miss the live performances by dancers from the Dubai-based Siobhan Kilalea School of Irish Dance at McGettigan’s and the Bonnington!
You can catch the dancers on St. Patrick’s Day at 3 p.m. and 6 p.m. in the beer garden at McGettigan’s Irish Pub, and at 9 p.m. in the hotel lobby at the Bonnington.

Welcome to St. Patrick’s Day in Dubai!

Welcome to the home of St. Patrick's Day in Dubai and the United Arab Emirates!

Every year on 17th March, Dubai residents and visitors, whether Irish or not, flock to the city's entertainment venues to celebrate St. Patrick's Day. We thought it was time to provide St. Patrick with an "online" home in Dubai!

As you can see from the countdown clock on the right, there are only 39 days left until the 2011 St. Patrick's Day in Dubai.

On March 17th, everybody is a bit Irish, and to get you ready for the big day, we suggest you visit Dubai's premier Irish Pub, McGettigan's at the Bonnington Jumeirah Lakes Towers, for some pre-St. Patrick's Day training beverages.

Make a note in your diaries now! The 2011 St. Patrick's Day Ball, organised by the Dubai Irish Society, takes place on Friday, 11th March 2011. The venue and ticket prices are currently being finalised, so make sure you keep an eye on the Dubai Irish Society's website for updates!

Lovers of Irish music do not have to wait until St. Patrick's Day to enjoy Irish songs, food, and drinks, because Paddy Casey is coming to town on Friday 4th March 2011. For one night only, Paddy Casey will perform all his hits live at McGettigan's:

Paddy Casey will be performing live at McGettigan's

Tickets will go on sale soon, so keep an eye on the McGettigan's website or Facebook page for updates.