With so many championships and series in cricket, football, hockey, tennis and more, India's sporting calendar is always full. For all these important games, sports bars turn into mini stadiums with people turning up in their favourite team’s jerseys to cheer for them.
Kolkata is home to some of the most exciting bars that always throng with people who are out to grab a few drinks and relax while enjoying a match.
So, if you are on the lookout for a perfect place to watch your favourite sport with your gang, here are our top 5 picks for you.
The Irish House
This typical English pub boasts of a brilliant ambience, vintage charm and showcases a wooden interior décor that looks elegant. It is one of the most famous hangout places for sports fanatics to watch live matches that get screened on large TV screens of the pub. Apart from the look and feel of the bar, the place serves delicious Chicken Nachos and Salads.
LiveInStyle Loves: Margarita Burgers and Chicken Steak
The eclectic décor and the lively ambience makes this bar one of the best in the city. If you are with your gang of friends, this is your go-to place for group viewing. Monkey Bar has an extensive menu with interesting cocktails and mocktails to choose from. Try out their scrumptious “Tikkis of Joy” and pair it up with a chilled drink as you root for your team.
LiveInStyle Loves: Live music, outdoor seating and rooftop seating
The Dugout features sport-inspired décor similar to a football game. The seating arrangement is extremely comfy and allows you to lose yourself in the game uninterrupted. Besides its award-winning drinks, the bar also has sheesha with flavoured hookahs.
LiveInStyle Loves: Live karaoke and their excellent platters
This lounge bar is located inside The Park Hotel where you can catch all the live cricket action while relaxing by the poolside. Get your favourite drink from the bar, find a cosy spot to lounge at and enjoy the lovely viewing experience. Not to forget, their food menu has some inviting starters like fries, kebabs and tikkas.
LiveInStyle Loves: Every cocktail on the menu with their pizza offerings
Offside Sports Café
Sports aficionados swear by this café and can be seen hosting regular fan club meetings here. The café sports, two giant screens to immerse you in a live-match day atmosphere. Their ‘predict-to-win’ offers are super fun and can get you amazing discounts if you predict the winning team.
LiveInStyle Loves: Wall of fame and mini rock-climbing course.
Have you checked out these sports bars yet? Do let us know your favourite bars in the comments section below.