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published time By Liveinstyle published time 20 Feb, 2015 Share image 0 Shares

The World Cup fever is approaching, and you need to gear up for those nail-biting matches which you can enjoy with your fellow cricket buffs. If you are a resident of Bangalore, then you need to know about the best sports bars of the city that will make for a euphoric environment for watching India Pakistan! A few of them are mentioned below:

Xtreme Sports Bar

If you wish to spend the World Cup Days sitting hunched up right before a high-definition screen, sipping your beer and indulging in live commentary along with other cricket buffs, then Xtreme Sports Bar is the perfect setting for you. Multiple screens, a terrace restaurant and spacious, you will still have to find your way in, especially during cricket matches.

Economical food along with beer towers, Xtreme Sports Bar boasts of the perfect ambience for a match, where you can view an electrifying match in a setting that feels stadium-like (due to the high-definition screens and the surround sound). You can have Royal Challenge whiskyby the side, your favourite sports companion, along with some Mughlai Kebabs for that perfect World Cup evening. Located at Bannerghatta Road, it is open remains open from 12Noon to 11 PM.


With both outdoor and indoor seating arrangements, Hoppipolla is one of the most fun-loving bar sports bars of the city. The cuisines include an array of choices for you to select from, including Continental and Mediterranean items. Well, Hoppipola in Icelandic means “jumping in puddles.” Take some inspiration and take a leap if you are winning that electrifying game.

Perfect ambience for your favourite Kamikaze shots along with Cheesinos, you can also try their chicken and pork (main course). Located at Indranagar, you can visit this place between 12:30 Pm and 11 PM.

Gilly’s Koramangala

Happy times are here since the ‘Happy Hours’ of this particular bar begins at 12 Noon until 11:30 PM. You can also avail a discount of about 30–40 percent on beer during that time. What a great offer for all those who wish to snuggle up at a bar in order to watch the nail-biting matches on high-definition screens among like-minded cricket enthusiasts.

You can try their Caesar Salad, Lamb Bulgogi, Kerela Beefs along with your favourite beer, brandy or LIITs. You can also try their special drinks with quirky names such as ‘Eye of the Tiger’, ‘Pick me up’ and others. This is a 240-seaer bar and lounge that also constitutes of a smoking area. Visit Gilly’s Resto Bar for the special World Cup offers that they will arrange for, during the exhilarating games.

Big Pitcher, Old Airport Road

You can enjoy your evening of cricket along with fresh beer and lip-smacking cuisines at one of the largest craft breweries of the city. Big Pitcher serves unfiltered and unpasteurized beer that is a hundred percent natural (no chemical additives). Also, you can avail one of the most fabulous audio/visual experiences while watching your favourite match. Their cuisine is an eclectic mix of Indian, Chinese and Oriental Japanese items, where you can try their Tandoori Pork Ribs and Fish Fingers.


Opus is unique and is one of the most preferred places for all those who reside in Bangalore city. Quite famous for its Jazz nights, Opus is fully geared up for the World Cup where you can view your favourite matches along with other cricket loyalists, munching along their famous Bacon Wrapped Cheese or a Goan dish (they are famous for it), while sipping your favourite wine.

The Cricket World Cup is one of the best ways you can discover these extraordinary joints for an evening that you can call ‘well spent’.

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