In just the blink of an eye one of the biggest sporting events around will be upon us and World Cup fever will have taken over. King of the game, Spain has ruled the way during recent years so the pressure is on this year to defend the title! Planning on holidaying in Barcelona in the summer, but don’t want to miss out on any of the action? Fear not! Check out our guide to the top 5 sports bars in Barcelona for watching the World Cup 2014 and keep up to date will all the latest drama from Brazil!
Located slap-bang on Las Ramblas, this sizeable, lively venue is one of the best sports bars in Barcelona. With a giant screen as well as numerous HD TVs dotted around, this is a great place to watch the World Cup in Barcelona. With a varied menu, as well as an X-Box zone, darts, pool and table-football you’re surely in for an entertaining few hours at Sports Bar!
Las Ramblas, 31
2. The George Payne
One of the most popular Irish bars in Barcelona, the George Payne is a favourite amongst visitors to the city. It is in fact the biggest Irish bar in town and has plenty of screens meaning you won’t have to squeeze in or squint for a decent view of the matches. With classic pub-grub on offer all day and a good range of drinks you certainly won’t go wrong here for some Barcelona World Cup action!
Plaça d’Urquinaona, 5
Located in the heart of Barcelona, just off Plaça Catalunya, this trendy sports bar attracts a young, international crowd, and is known for its kick-start breakfasts and handmade hamburgers. If you’re in search of a lively, fun-loving venue to watch the World Cup in Barcelona, then this is the bar for you!
Carrer de Bergara, 3
4. Sports Bar Italian Food
As its name would suggest, this is a sports bar, serving Italian food. With a football theme throughout, this Napolitian hangout is a great place to combine the beautiful game with some top notch cuisine. The pizzas really are fantastic and are well known for being some of the best around. So if you’re in the mood for a nibble, or even a feast, as you catch up on some World Cup action, this Barcelona Sports Bar sure won’t let you down!
Carrer Ample, 51
A popular sports hangout for locals and expats, The Michael Collins is a fierce contender in the Barcelona sports bar rankings and will certainly be doing its bit during the World Cup season. With a big screen, delicious pub menu and a good range of beers and ciders, you’ll feel right at home here. And what’s more, given its location opposite the Sagrada Familia, you can even combine the football with some sightseeing too – perfect!
Plaça Sagrada Familia, 4
So, with these top Barcelona sports bars you’ll easily be able to squeeze in a World Cup match or two during your visit to the city!