There’s nothing like the energy of a crowd when watching the FIFA World Cup, right? Since Russia isn’t too much of a possibility for most of us, the closest you can get to that infectious excitement is at a sports bar – or a bar that screens live matches. Here are some of the city’s most popular spots to catch a live World Cup match, starting June 14 onwards.
Ready For FIFA? 7 Kickass Bars To Catch Live Match Screenings In The City
Undoubtedly one of the city’s top sports bars, Aufside is a dedicated sports bar with its own sports arena right alongside, at HotFut! Aufside is always packed to the brim for live match screenings, and for World Cup specifically, you must book a table for in advance.
Who Is It For: Fit for kids and young crowd
Ongoing Deal: While they are not running any specific offers for FIFA yet, they do have their daily happy hours (Monday-Thursday; between 5.00 pm and 9.00 pm & Friday-Sunday; between 1.00 pm and 9.00 pm)
What To Munch On: BBQ pork chops and Philly cheese steak burger, which pair perfectly with the brews on tap – Doolally, White Owl, Bira, Kingfisher, etc.
Replay Sports Bar
Replay Sports Bar in Baner is another hot-spot to watch FIFA matches with your gang. They will be screening almost all the matches, starting from tomorrow, June 14. There will be an entry charge of INR 300 (full cover) during match days.
Who Is It For: Fit for women and young professionals
Ongoing Deals: Happy hours all day long through the week
What Other Things Do They Have: Live music
What To Munch On: Replay special chicken chilli and paneer cheese kebabs
TOSS Sports Lounge
Local watering hole Hidden Place also has four bars around the city – Koregaon Park, Dhole Patil, Kothrud, and Viman Nagar. Though not a “sports bar” by definition, they will screen major FIFA matches, starting from June 14.
Who Is It For: College students
Ongoing Deals: Drinks starting at INR 99 during happy hours through the week
What Other Things Do They Have: Retro rock music, DJ and karaoke
What To Munch On: Chicken in the basket and spaghetti with chicken kheema.
All Rounder Shots
The brainchild of Sharad Sharan, AllRounder Shots is an amalgamation of sports, entertainment, drinks and delicious food. The facility, spread across almost 30,000 square feet, will be equipped with state-of-the-art VR zones, FX1 car racing simulator and more. What’s more? They will be screening FIFA matches, starting tomorrow, June 14.
Who Is It For: Young professionals, women
Ongoing Deals: 4 Kingfisher Premium beers for INR 399
What Other Things Do They Have: Neon movie night, neon futsal, box cricket, VR games
What To Munch On: Paneer Tikka, nachos and peri peri chicken pizza
Lord Of The Drinks
Lord Of The Drinks in Kalyani Nagar is known for its great ambience and mouthwatering fusion food from across the globe. What’s more? They will be screening FIFA matches from tomorrow, 5.00 pm onwards.
Who Is It For: College students & young professionals, women
Ongoing Deals: Stag entry for INR 1,595, INR 6160 for a group of 4 and INR 8250 for a group of 6. This includes unlimited IMFL for 3 hours and any 2 starters from the menu.
What Other Things Do They Have: Butterbeer
What To Munch On: Oyster mushroom chilli fry, butter chicken croquettes
Watch the FIFA 2018 world cup at Murphies, and avail their new ‘Murphies Season Pass’ which entitles you to avail one free Heineken pint per match screening! That’s not all – they’re running more offers month-long.
Who Is It For: College students & young professionals
Ongoing Offer: Get 5 Heineken pints and a serving of Murphies special fries for just INR 999 during the match screenings
What To Munch On: Beef pork skins, Istanbul hummus platter