Every four years, we get to cheer for our favourite teams, watch players we idolise, and see some footballing action at the grandest level possible – the FIFA World Cup is the ultimate competition when it comes to the world of sports. Here’s a list of bars in Delhi that are screening the 2018 World Cup and have food and alcohol deals to make it even sweeter.
Screenings & Deals: Best Bars To Catch The FIFA World Cup In Delhi
Smoke on Water
Centrally located bar with TV screens all around? Sounds like the perfect place to catch your favourite teams in a head to head tussle?
Deal(s) available: Unlimited beer at INR 499 (plus taxes) for the match length (90 mins), free shots if your favourite team scores, and themed cocktails like Ronaldo Scissors, Neymaar Golden Finish, Messi Dribble & more at INR 399 (plus taxes).
What else do they have? Beer on tap on every table for easy refills.
What to munch on? Peanut Butter Chicken Wings, Tenderloin Burger, Mushroom Duplex.
Dum Maaro Dum
DU students, this Hudson Lane bar will have big screens, delicious food and drinks waiting for you this World Cup season. Don’t forget to dress up in your dream team’s jersey!
Deal(s) available: Unlimited IMFL for two hours at INR 999 (all inclusive) and a complimentary drink if you sport a quirky hairstyle like your favourite footballer or wear a team’s jersey.
What else do they have? Trippy, gypsy decor to spruce up your Insta feed.
What to munch on? Cheese nachos, 2-feet giant panini.
Amazing food, even better Maanga, and an ambience you can’t get enough of—Monkey Bar in Vasant Kunj is your pyramid of happiness this football season. Say hello to large HD screens!
Deal(s) available: A special ‘halftime’ menu with dishes and cocktails starting at INR 220—pork belly, pork & chicken hotdogs, chipotle chicken tortillas and more.
What else do they have? Foosball and pool tables for those halftime breaks.
What to munch on? Farmer’s Pizza, Chicken Chimichurry.
A CP bar with a cosy ambience and a seating plan conducive to any group size, Tourist has got you covered this FIFA season as you gear up to cheer.
Deal(s) available: 5 pints Bira bucket at INR 1,299 (plus taxes), 5 pints Corona bucket at INR 1,999 (plus taxes), unlimited IMFL/cocktails at INR 1,499 (all inclusive).
What else do they have? A better playlist than most other CP pubs.
What to munch on? Garden Fresh Vegetables Pizza, London Fish & Chips, Dragon Chicken Patiala.
If you’re looking for a place where no matter what you order, you end up delighted, Marine Drivve in Rajouri Garden is your pit stop. You might have to wait to get seated, so we say you book in advance.
Deal(s) available: Unlimited Kings beer and nachos at INR 999 (plus taxes), free shots each time your favourite team scores, and 20% discount on the total bill if predict the match winner by halftime.
What else do they have? They have an ‘excellent’ food hygiene rating—one of the very few restaurants in the city to have it.
What to munch on? Murgh ke Shole, Peri Peri Chicken, Mushroom Pizza.
If there’s somewhere you need to catch the Word Cup, it might as well be the city’s most prominent sports bar. They’ve got potent cocktails, so make sure you have a designated driver.
Deal(s) available: Rotating offers, call them up for the current ones.
What else do they have? A bowling alley, beer pong tables, foosball tables, a cricket net, and pool tables for you to have a sporty time.
What to munch on? Mutton Kanti, Pizza Quattro Stagioni.
They are a sports bar, so it’s no surprise their arrangements for the World Cup screenings include a 400-seat theatre with a 20 ft. screen, stadium sounds, a chant mic, and home and away lighting. If you’re in Noida, we say you make this your go-to this season.
Deal(s) available: Entry plus two beer pints at INR 500.
What else do they have? TT, pool, and snooker tables, a bowling alley, bumper cars, and PlayStation. They’re also open till 2am!
What to munch on? Nachos, chilli potato, spring rolls.
If you like your drinks served in lightbulbs and tiny buckets, we say you round up the gang and see those dribbles and tackles here in Saket. This one gets extra points for quirky presentation.
Deal(s) available: Order 2 starters and get a beer bucket of 6 at INR 420, order 3 starters and get a beer bucket of 8 at INR 480, or order 4 starters and get a beer bucket of 10 at INR 500.
What else do they have? Insta maniacs, their decor is made up of junk and scrap items (hence the name), so get clicking!
What to munch on? Mac and Cheese, Achari Paneer Tikka.
If you happen to be staying in Aerocity during a match day, you can catch all the action live at Quoin, the sports bar.
Deal(s) available: 20% off on the bill if you’re wearing your team’s apparel—jersey, cap, wristband—anything goes!
What else do they have? The bar is open 24*7.
What to munch on? Lamb skewer, bruschetta, chicken nuggets.
AQUA, The Park
World Cup clashes are exciting as it is. Throw a pool in the mix and it just elevates the whole experience. Aqua at The Park is going to be screening the matches poolside and you might just see a belly flop or two out of excitement.
Deal(s) available: IMFL packages starting at INR 1,999 (check this space for complete details).
What else do they have? They regularly call talented artists and DJs for these pool parties, so don’t forget to bring your dance moves with you.
What to munch on? Chicken tikka, prawn kebab, fries.
One of our favourite bars in Nehru Place, The Irish House will make for the perfect place to catch the stars net in some screamers. They’ve got TV screens all around, so you won’t miss a moment.
Deal(s) available: Unconditional 1+1 happy hours on the entire menu from 5pm to 8pm.
What else do they have? A great outdoor area with potted plants, potent cocktails, and music you can always sing along to.
What to munch on? Grande Nachos, Dog in a Pot, Sriracha Chicken Pizza
You might have attended their epic Karaoke nights, but when they’re not flashing lyrics on their TVs for you to sing along, they’re screening sports matches and that’s exactly what they’ll be doing this World Cup. The seating’s limited, so we say you book a table or make sure you’re going with a very small group.
Deal(s) available: Everyday happy hours with draught beer and whiskey starting at INR 99, and vodka and rum at INR 69—4pm to 8pm.
What else do they have? Their draught beer towers are super pocket-friendly.
What to munch on? Pita with Hummus, BBQ Chicken pizza.
Darzi Bar & Kitchen
Live music nights, quirky and well-lit interiors, and food that’ll leave you wanting more, Darzi Bar & Kitchen is a great CP spot to get your FIFA fever on.
Deal(s) available: Unlimited IMFL and beer at INR 1,499 (all inclusive), one free beer if you’re wearing your favourite team’s jersey and free shots every time they score.
What else do they have? Private rooms, decor full of Gramophone lamps, sewing machines on walls and plush upholstery.
What to munch on? Chicken Saag Pizza, Anda Keema Ghotala, Darzi mutton curry.
One of the best party spots in time is turning sporty this World Cup. We can’t wait to sit on the rooftop and watch Messi dribble through.
Deal(s) available: Predict the World Cup winner and win one whole year of happy hours at Raasta! Answer the ‘match of the day’ question correctly (till halftime) and get 15% off your whole bill.
What else do they have? A perfect rooftop where you can catch some great DJs, artists, and gigs.
What to munch on? Pepperoni Pizza, Barbados Veg Platter, Mezze Platter.
We wouldn’t rely on catching the late night matches here, but the ones in the evening will be met with loud cheers. We recommend booking a table since the seating is limited.
Deal(s) available: 1+1 on IMFL from 12pm–8pm on Monday to Friday.
What else do they have? Their balcony area’s got sofas to sink into, so if you’d like a seat in the smoking area, you should head here.
What to munch on? Any of their pizzas.
Complete Match Schedule
For the complete match schedule of the FIFA World Cup 2018, click here.
Disclaimer: These were all the deals and offers at the time of writing this post. We suggest you confirm with the restaurants before dropping by.