The cricket mania continues with the launch of Indian Premier League's Season 9 Twenty20 championship, also called Vivo IPL 2016. The new season introduces two fresh teams from Pune and Rajkot, while the fan base continues to expand around the world. But here in Bangalore, the action can be witnessed right off the stands and also amidst the best hangouts in town offering live screening alongside the best in food and beverages. We have put together a list of the top ten spots to catch your IPL entertainment of the season.
Church Street Socials
Perched in the heart of the city, Socials offline is a great location to pick up your RCB tickets as well as watch the screening of the matches. Flustered with crowds blending the young and old that include creative and fashionable counterparts, Socials makes a perfect spot to catch the IPL along with a great conversation. Team it with some yummy cocktails delivered in style, and fusion cuisine that combines Indian street food amalgamated with flavors of the world and you have the perfect evening.
Black board tables, board games, and the happiest of hours define Hoppipola. But given the season of cricket, they drop down their projectors and screen the games amidst some great deals on food and beverages to accompany the sport.
A great hang out for pub-goers, Gilly's sports many TV's making it hard to miss the match at eny turn. Adorned with quirky quotes, this spot has great appetizers to team with your sizzling game.
Thank God It's Friday has played host to viewing every IPL match so far, and continues to do so with their giant screens, best in Cocktail and Mocktail Pitchers, and their tantalizing food choices.
Hard Rock Café
Synonymous to sporting Rock n Roll memorabilia , Hard Rock Cafe has also become a hotspot for catching the live screening of the games. Enjoy topnotch service with the best in Food and beverages. Choose from classic American dishes such as their legendary burgers, barbeque twists along with fresh and sapid collection of Cocktails and mocktails.
A great spot on bustling Church Street to catch the game on an inexpensive budget. The best part of this spot is you can opt from Smally's menu for a great collection of food and get the best in beverages at Easy tiger's bar.
This chilled out pub has screened live games of every sporting event around the year. Head this way for good beer, great bites and even better offers for enjoying that Match. Indulge in a game of snooker, pool or foosball while you're at it.
This Beer-smacking bewery has several different levels that caters to a pub and bar setting, a dining area and a dedicated floor for screening matches. You can view the matches on a gigantic screen or a TV, or even opt out of watching by picking the perfect spot. Nevertheless enjoy the Beer, their classic cocktails, and delectable food.
Bangalore's Virtual Reality destination will host the massive screens for the game alongside exquisite choices for food and beverages. So while you enjoy your IPL matches, use the break time to play your own games. The best of which are the cricket pitches that allow you to bat against any opponent chosen from any of the matches that have been played in the past.
Extreme Sports Bar
Opened with the sole purpose of catering to sports fanatics, this spot hasn't lost its charm. Apart from the regular food and drinks, and entertainment with pool and foosball tables, it is the vibe that sets this hangout spot apart. Find yourself immersed in young and energetic crowds, cheering on every over and setting the aura for a real match.
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