No matter what your favourite sport is, the city has plenty of sports bars for you. Here’s a look at some of them.
Bowled out stumps at the entrance, cricket leg pads at the reception and glove-shaped couches in plum colours make this cricket-themed pub popular with cricket fans. The microbrewery here brews four different kinds of beer; fruit-flavoured beer being one of them. Cricket merchandise is sold here and on special occasions, guests are also given a chance to chat with cricket experts. Cricket matches are screened live on giant plasma screens put up at every corner of the pub.
Meal for two: Rs 2,000
Where: Hotel Galaxy, 1 floor, Part- II,
NH-8, Sector 15, Gurgaon
Sports Bar and Grill
This chic sports bar club does more than screen live matches and they have a lot more to offer than the staple pool table. For those who are not big on sitting around and drinking, they offer several options, such as boxing bags, mountain bikes, shuffleboards, dartboards, pool table, table tennis and interactive gaming consoles. There’s also a special ‘Underdoggs Bar Drinking Game Menu’, which includes games played vocally or on custom tables, using ping-pong balls, dice, coins and even cups. Once here, do try out the signature chicken wings and jalapeno and cheese dynamites.
Meal for two: Rs 1,500
Where: F 38, Level 1, Ambience Mall, Vasant Kunj
The decor of this sports bar is done with life-size images of famous sportstars. The pub is frequented by people from around the nearby area. Most of the patrons come here for a game of pool or foosball (table football). Also, the Happy Hours start here at 12 noon and goes up till 8pm, which attracts a lot of young crowd. Matches are screened live on big TV screens.
Meal for two: Rs 800
Where: K-64, Ansal Fortune Arcade,
Manchester United Cafe Bar
This one is for all football-lovers — especially fans of Manchester United Football Club, popularly known as the Red Devils. The pub’s interiors are done in bright red colour — to match colour of the team. The place also has giant projector screens that show all the soccer matches live. The USP of the bar is that their menu offers dishes that are favourites of Man U players. They also screen other sports.
Meal for two: Rs1,200
Where: 62, Basant Lok Community Centre, Vasant Vihar
The Sports Bar
This bar is always packed and is frequented mostly by youngsters because of Happy Hours. From Sunday to Thursday, the entire day offers Happy Hour discount. On Fridays and Saturdays, discount is available from 12 pm to 6.30 pm. A 47-feet wide screen and three-level stadium seating makes this place a popular option to watch big matches. The bar also has a pool table and a basketball court. Don’t miss out on the cocktails, based on the names of sportstars — Kevin Pieterson cocktail and Sanya cocktail.
Meal for two: Rs 1,000
Where: 3 Floor, The Great India Place Mall, Sector 38-A, Opposite Atta Market, Noida