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Where to watch the world cup

Live screenings, chilled beer, great discounts and all the madness of the World Cup — here’s a look at places offering this and more.

india Updated: Feb 19, 2011 00:26 IST

Live screenings, chilled beer, great discounts and all the madness of the World Cup — here’s a look at places offering this and more.

South Delhi
Ice Lounge
World Cup Specials: You can get a bucket of beer just for Rs 399. They also have dishes named after players
We recommend: Bhajji’s Dusra Murg
Average meal for two: Rs 1,500
Address: Ice Lounge, MGF Metropolitan Mall, Saket
Tel: 9654127171

Cafe Royce
World Cup Specials: Besides a cricket-inspired menu, they will serve a complimentary shot every time an Indian cricketer hits a 4 or 6.
We recommend: Boundry Paar
Average meal for two: Rs 1200 plus taxes
Address: 41, Defence Colony, Main Market
Tel: 011-40793435

Royal China
World Cup Specials: The restaurant will have 50 per cent off on beer during matches
We recommend: The Black bean chicken
Average meal for two: Rs 1500 plus taxes
Address: 16th Floor, Eros Corporate Tower, New Delhi
Tel: 011- 49818000

Spice Market
World Cup Specials: Happy Hours during the course of match
We recommend: Kurkure Shrimps — batter fried popcorn shrimps
Average meal for two: Rs 1500 plus taxes
Address: D-2, GF 18, Southern Park, Behind Select City Walk, Saket
Tel: 9958453636

Mocha Art House
World Cup Specials: Happy Hours during the course of match
We recommend: Fried Calamari with Thai Chili dip
Average meal for two: Rs 900 plus taxes
Address: Shop no. 167, DLF Promenade Mall, Nelson Mandela Road, Vasant Kunj
Tel: 011-46075631

F grill and Lounge
World Cup Specials: They have customised cricket menus
We recommend: Barbeque Wings
Average meal for two: Rs 3,000 plus taxes
Address: 3rd Floor, The Metropolitan Mall, Saket
Tel: 011-46152500

Red Monkey
World Cup Specials: Buy
three beers get one free
We recommend: Khow Suey
Average meal for two: Rs 1,200 plus taxes
Address: 47 Def Col Market
Tel: 9910808653

Atrium Lounge
World Cup Specials: Food and beverage packages ranging from Rs 995 to Rs 1,795
We recommend: Power Play — a cricket inspired cocktail with gin, vodka, rum, tequila, etc.
Average meal for two: Rs 2,800 plus taxes
Address: The Surya, New Friends Colony Market
Tel: 011- 26835070

Azure Lounge Bar
World Cup Specials: Besides cricket decor, there are offers such as Drink Till You Drop for R900 plus taxes, which has unlimited beer per innings
We recommend: Balti meat
Average meal for two: Rs 2,000 plus taxes
Address: Claridges, Suraj Kund
Tel: 0129-4190 000

Poison Ivy
World Cup Specials: Bucket of 6 domestic beers at R1,000
We recommend: Beer Battered fish fry and Chicken Olive parcel
Average meal for two: R2,500 (plus taxes)
Address: Lotus Tower New Friends Colony
Tel: 011-41627755

Urban Pind
World Cup Specials: There are special packages on offer, such as two drinks and a pizza for Rs 666 and six drinks for Rs 1,100
We recommend: Chicken tikka and cocktails such as mojitos
Average meal for two: Rs 2,500 (plus taxes)
Address: Urban Pind - N-4, N Block Market, Greater Kailash I
Tel: 011-32515656

Buzz
World Cup Specials: Welcome drinks for ladies.
Average meal for two: Rs 1,700
We recommend: Buzz Masala, a signature cocktail
Address: Buzz, MGF Mall, Saket
Tel: 011-26533999

Chalchitra
World Cup Specials: Vuvuzelas, face paints. Judge a winner and get a free drink.
Average meal for two: R1,500
We recommend: Platters from all countries playing the World Cup.
Address: M-38, first floor, M - block Market, Greater kailash-2,
Tel: 9999855519

West Delhi

Malt & Co
World Cup Specials: Buy one and get one free on the beverage list. There is also an hourly beverage package starting at R1,200.
We recommend: Salim Raan
Average meal for two: Rs 3,000
Address: Janakpuri District Centre Complex
Tel: 011-41234123

Wok in the Clouds
World Cup Specials: Unlimited drinks and food package on days of semi finals and final
We recommend: Chicken Hong Kong style and Roghan Josh
Average meal for two: Rs 800
Address: J-2/13, Rajouri Garden
Tel: 011-25922097

United Westend
World Cup Specials: Happy Hours extended till 11 pm.
We recommend: Grilled fish in lemon pepper sauce
Average meal for two: Rs 1,000
Address: 29, Central Market, Punjabi Bagh West
Tel: 011-25225211

Priviledge Punjab
World Cup Specials: Buy one get one free on the drinks menu
We recommend: Piccadily Punjabi Kukkad
Average meal for two: R700 Address: A-12 Vishal Enclave, Main Nazafgarh Road, Rajouri Garden
Tel: 011-25155163

Red Coral
World Cup Specials: Buy two drinks and get three free (on IMFL, vodka, whisky, rum) and buy two get one free (on imported beer)
We recommend: Prawns in yang sauce and dimsums
Average meal for two: Rs 1,200
Address: City Square Mall, TF-4, 3rd Floor, Raja Garden
Tel: 011-4222572

Jaypee Siddharth
World Cup Specials: The hotel has an entire menu dedicated to the matches
We recommend: Master Blaster (includes 5 shots of absolute vodka or tequila along with 50 % off on any snacks from the menu)
Average meal for two: Rs 1,500
Address: Hotel Jaypee Siddharth, 3, Rajinder Nagar
Tel: 011-25762501

Central Delhi
Nyx (Club) and Onyx (Bar)
World Cup Specials: Quiz on the participating teams at the start of the match, ad breaks and end of the match. Winners get a free drink of the hotel’s choice. There is also a cake designed like the pitch!
We recommend: Falafel Bites and Crispy Lamb
Average meal for two: Rs 1,500 (plus taxes)
Address: Hotel Ramada Plaza Hotel, 19, Ashoka Road, CP
Tel: 011-43555555

Blues Bar
World Cup Specials: The matches will be screened on two 16 by 8 inches screens — touted as among the biggest in Delhi
We recommend: Sehwag ki Maa ka Pyaar (assorted kulchha platter with black dal) for Rs 350
Average meal for two: Rs 1,500
Address: N-18, Outer Circle, Connaught Place
Tel: 011-47078888/99

Island Bar, Shangri- La
World Cup Specials: Lucky dip during matches
We recommend: Cocktails such as Wide Bal and Wet Pitch
Average meal for two: Rs 2,500 (plus taxes)
Address: Shangri -La Hotel, 19, Ashoka Road, Connaught Place
Tel: 011-41196121

Tapas at Lodhi
World Cup Specials: A beer package with unlimited beer and sangria for R1,000 and a food package for R1,500 (salad, soup and a Tapas platter)
We recommend: Tapas platter
Average meal for two: Rs 2,000 (plus taxes)
Address: Hotel Aman, Lodhi Colony, Lodhi Road
Tel: 011-43633333

Blanco
World Cup Specials: Happy Hours on alcohol during a match. Also, a package called Cricket Mate, which includes 6 beers and 2 starters for Rs 999
We recommend: English County (British fish n chips)
Average meal for two: Rs 1,500
Address: 62, Khan market
Tel: 011-43597155

CIBO
World Cup Specials: There is a live beer station and dishes named after the sport
We recommend: English Googly (cheese and jalapenos)
Average meal for two: Rs 1,200 (plus taxes)
Address: Janpath, CP
Tel: 011-43029291

Ananda’s
World Cup Specials: 10 per cent discount India wins.
We recommend: Bhajji Special murgh masala
Average meal for two: Rs 600 (plus taxes)
Address: 2 Sunder Nagar Market, above NATHUS Sweet near DPS Mathura Road
Tel: 9268570473,74

Qba
World Cup Specials: Games at the venue and the highest scorer stands to win a trip abroad.
We recommend: Cocktails such as Googly and Out Swing
Average meal for two: R1, 800 Address: Radial 7, E Block, CP
Tel: 011-45173333

Chutney
World Cup Specials: Package called Power play at R2, 000 plus taxes (unlimited cocktails and starters )
We recommend: Sunheri macchi and cocktails
Average meal for two: Rs 2,500
Address: The Metropolitan Hotels, Bangla Sahib Road, CP
Tel: 011-42500200

1911 Bar- Imperial
World Cup Specials: Two giant screens with a special cocktails based on names of cricketers
We recommend: Crumb fried baby goat chops
Average meal for two: Rs 2,000 plus taxes
Address: The Imperial, 1 Janpath
Tel: 011-41116701

Purana Villa
World Cup Specials: 15 per cent off on match days and 30 per cent off when India plays. And, if India wins, a glass of wine is served on the house.
We recommend: Chicken tikkas and roasted vegetables
Average meal for two: Rs 1,500
Address: Purana Villa, 4/172, Main Market Jor Bagh
Tel: 9810009746

Gurgaon

Bar Zen
World Cup Specials: Unlimited starters and beer for Rs 999 (plus taxes)
We recommend: Zafrani Murg Tikka, seekh kebabs
Average meal for two: Rs 2500 Address: The Courtyard by Marriott, Plot No. 27 B, Sector Road, B Block, Sushant Lok I, Sector 27, Gurgaon
Tel: 0124- 4888444

Zodiac
World Cup 0ffers: A range of cuisines from playing nations
We recommend: Chicken Curry in Orange Sauce, a Canadian dish Average meal for two: Rs 1398 plus taxes
Address: Fortune Select Excalibur, Sector 49, Gurgaon. Tel: 9818600786

Golfworx
World Cup Specials: While the matches are on you’ll get one plus one on domestic liquor and two plus one on foreign liquor
We recommend: Tacos de pollo
Average meal for two: Rs 2,000
Address: Level 4, Ambience Mall
Tel: 9958366633

Drift, Epicentre
World Cup Specials: Snacks from all participating countries. Also, there’s an option to buy one drink and get one beverage free
Average meal for two: Rs 1,200
We recommend: Norwegian Salmon, Mushroom Cappuccino
Address: Epicentre at Apparel House, Sector 44, Gurgaon
Tel: 0124-2715100

Infusion Kitchen and Lounge
World Cup Specials: All rounder lunch buffet at Rs 399
We recommend: Infusion Martini, the signature drink Average meal for two: Rs 1,200 plus taxes
Address: Building 10A, DLF Cyber City
Tel: 0124-4223301

Turquoise Cottage
World Cup Specials: Happy hours till the time match is on. Order one drink and get one free
Average meal for two: Rs 1,500
We recommend: Chilli Chicken and Thai green curry
Address: 1st floor, Regent Square Mall, MG Road, DLF Phase-2,
Tel: 0124-4707172

North Delhi

O2
World Cup Specials: A 25 per cent discount on food and 40 per cent off on Indian beer, from 11am to 7pm while the matches are underway
We recommend: Chicken Handi Biryani
Average meal for two: Rs 550
Address: 23 A, NN Tower, Block B, Road No.44, DDA Commercial Complex, Pitampura
Tel: 011-27033772

Bellagio
World Cup Specials: If it’s an interesting match, you’re likely to get luckier. While India is playing, if you can predict sixer in over you get a beer pint free. And, if you can predict the man of match you get discounts. There’s also a cricket quiz everyday and two special dishes of each country are part of the menu
We recommend: Pan seared stuffed chicken breast
Average meal for two: Rs 800
Address: 13, 14 Community Center, Ashok Vihar 2
Tel: 011-47310600

Pocket Bar
World Cup Specials: Besides a buy one and get one free offer, there is also option to get five pints of beer for Rs 350 plus taxes
We recommend: Crispy Baby Corn
Average meal for two: Rs 500
Address: ground floor 8-10,
North Square Mall, Netaji Subhash place, Pitampura
Tel: 011-45609555

Nile Restaurant & Bar
World Cup Specials: There’s 20
per cent off on alcohol, but only from 11am to 7pm
We recommend: Kadhai Chicken
Average meal for two: Rs 1,000
Address: 26, 3rd Floor, Above Bank Of India, Central Mkt,
Ashok Vihar
Tel: 011-66242780

Noida

Ghaziabad

Sports Bar
World Cup specials: Besides giant screens, their liquor and starters menu is cricket-inspired, with cocktails such as Power Play, Free Hit.
We recommend: Square Cut Mushroom and the Man of the Match Chicken
Meal for two: Rs 1,600
Address: 3rd Floor, The Great India Place Mall
Tel: 0120-4573206

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World Cup specials: Matches will be screened on big plasma screens. Check out the Sachin's Straight Drive shot and Sehwag’s Square Cut shot.
We recommend: Garlic pepper prawn and Veg mezze platter.
Average meal for two: Rs 750 (plus taxes)
Address: Radisson MBD Hotel, L-2, Sector 18
Tel: 0120-4300000

Park Plaza
World Cup specials: They have packages such as Catch It (bucket of 5 imported beers and snacks for R999) and Stumped (whisky and other drinks for Rs 1,099) for two and a half hours.
We recommend: Lamb Chop Grilled and Skewered Vegetables and Tofu
Average meal for two: Rs 1,400 (plus taxes)
Address: C Block, Sector 55
Tel: 0120-4678888

Superstars
World Cup specials: Five plasma screens and waiters dressed in team jerseys. There are cocktails such as Yorker and Sultan of Swing. Packages such as 5 beers and starters for Rs 499 for one inning.
We recommend: Starry Nachos and Murg Malai Tikka
Average meal for two: Rs 1,200 (plus taxes)
Address: K-67 Ansal Fortune Arcade Sec-18 Noida,
Tel: 0120-4642926

Champions Rest O Bar
World Cup Specials: 20 percent off on the entire menu (drinks and food)
We recommend: Dhaba Murg in gravy
Average meal for two: Rs 600 plus taxes
Address: J-14, Raj NGR, Rdc, Ghaziabad,
Tel: 120-2701175

Sapphires The Blue
World Cup Specials: Happy Hours from 12 noon to 7 pm
Average meal for two: Rs 800 plus taxes
Address: J-7, Rdc Raj Nagar, Near Tele Exchange, Ghaziabad
Tel: 0120-4154511

Our pick
Howzatt
The entire pub is a celebration of the Gentleman’s Game. Besides the screening of matches, there are kiosks with cricket info, cricket merchandise and cricket-inspired decor. And, there’s fresh beer!
We recommend: Crispy Prawns and Flavoured Grissini Sticks
Average meal for two: Rs 500
Address: Hotel Galaxy, 1st Floor, Part II, NH-8, Sector 15, Gurgaon, Tel: 0124-4565000

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