When excitement reaches fever pitch across the world on the day of FIFA final, the only way to watch the winning goal is on a big screen, sipping your favourite brew and munching mouth-watering snacks. Make that crucial match count, after all, this evening won’t return for another four years. And luckily it is at the perfect time for Indians, 8:30 PM.
SMOKE ON WATER
Free shots every time a goal is scored, a special FIFA menu with cocktails like Neymaar’s Golden Finish, Ronaldo Scissors and Messi’s Dribble and unlimited chilled beer Rs 499 for the nail-biting 90 minutes’ match being telecast on a big screen. Even if some of these famous names will not be on the field, the deal will make sure you go back on a happy note. They’ve got special FIFA nibbles such as Mexican Wraps, Brazilian Grilled Chicken and Spanish Omelette.
Address: D-26, Connaught Place, New Delhi
Giant screens, lip-smacking food and a special menu called Half Time that brings favourites from across the world; this is how the action will unfold here. Fish and chips are called Salty Fingers, Football Farsan is a mix of three munchies and Kahn’s Hot Dog a tribute to Germany with sausages in a hot dog bun. To get you into the right spirit, the pub will be divided into two sections – one for each team, so decide who you are backing and cheer lustily as your favourite side scores a goal.
Address: Plot 11, Upper Ground Floor, LSC, Pocket C-6 & 7, Vasant Kunj, New Delhi
RODEO CANTINA & KITCHEN
Even if Mexico is out of the race, Mexican food lovers can opt to be here. Out of their many deals, what will get your attention is ‘Bladder Burst’ drink as much beer as you can for Rs. 799 till you take a bathroom break. Nonetheless, you can munch on delicious Mexican street food such as tacos, tortillas, burritos, quesadillas, fajitas and the delicious churros.
Address: 12 –A, Rajiv Chowk, Connaught Place, New Delhi
PHILTRE – THE BISTRO
This French-Greek themed bar will be decked up with flags of the finalist countries and the staff members will don match jerseys taking enthusiasm to the next level. Their interesting deals will let you tank up on unlimited beer and get a 50% discount if you predict the winner while booking the table. So cheer for your team as you watch the action on screen and wash down some great food with beer. Apart from pizzas and burgers, we recommend orange and garlic prawns and chilly chicken tartlets.
Address: SCO 40, 1st Floor & Terrace, Sector 29, Gurgaon
THE BEER CAFÉ
France, Belgium, Croatia, Germany, England, Australia, Mexico, Spain, Czech Republic – no, we are not listing the participating countries or your favourite teams here but the beer you can choose from during the finals. Beer Café, as the name suggests, takes pride in offering this brew from across the world. They have special offers on beer and of course accompanying munchies. Dutch fries, shrimp pizza and sausage Maggi are must haves for foodies.
Address: They have 20 outlets in Delhi, Gurgaon and Noida
THE IRISH HOUSE
This gigantic pub in Noida, which is their biggest outlet in the county, will have several screens so you don’t miss a goal from anywhere. And they are taking their game to the next level with the Pitchers and Platters menu which is a great pick when with friends. Choose pitchers like LIIT, Sangria and The Hurricane and munchies like Nachos, Herbivore Basket, The Sourdough Fondue Bowl, and The Melting Pot.
Address: Level 4, Mall of India, Sector 18, Noida
When you enter this brewery you may not be able to recognise it. The gate is designed as a goal post, there’s a selfie point where you can take pictures with your favourite player’s cut-outs, huge screens, flags of the competing countries and balloons in the terrace. The ambience can’t get better than this. But it does. Their deals include unlimited starters so hunger pangs don’t strike during those 90 minutes. Down a free drink when your team scores a goal and also when you check in on Facebook.
Address: Unit No.2001, 2nd Floor, ILD Trade Centre, Sohna-Gurgaon Road, Sector 47, Gurgaon