Football fans, this one’s for you!

Barceló Hotel Group has announced multiple ‘football and tapas’ themed events in the UAE, in association with the renowned football association, LaLiga

The Great British Restaurant, Dukes the Palm, A Royal Hideaway Hotel 

Barceló Hotel Group has joined forces with LaLiga to host the Spanish Extravaganza in Dubai, a festival that tours around the world with Spanish culinary geniuses, award-winning sommeliers and artisan food brands.

Taking place from September 16-17, this year’s event will display Asturian gastronomy by Michelin Starred chef, Ricardo Sotres, inspired by Real Sporting and Real Oviedo, two Asturian football teams that play in LaLiga.

Chef Ricardo Sotres

Hotfoot to the Great British Restaurant at Dukes The Palm, A Royal Hideaway Hotel for an evening event; or to Carmen Tapas Restaurant at Occidental Al Jaddaf for an afternoon affair. Look forward to a special ‘football and tapas’ themed menu, featuring Spanish flavours through tempting tapas and punchy sips.

‘Spanish Extravaganza Festival Football and Tapas drunch’ at Great British Restaurant, Dukes The Palm, a Royal Hideaway Hotel on September 16 from 7-10pm. Call +97158 8899 414 or email

‘Spanish Extravaganza Festival brunch’ at Carmen Tapas Restaurant, Occidental Al Jaddaf on September 17 from 1-4pm. Call +97155 1953 143 or email

AED249 per person (inclusive of soft beverages), AED349 per person (inclusive of house beverages) and AED399 per person (inclusive of premium house beverages). Visit the website.