Many football fans have been waiting for the World Cup for the last four years. Excited to win and prepared to encourage their country, many foreigners choose to watch each game in a different bar in Barcelona. It is an event which unites the inhabitants of each country, all encouraging the same team and the same nation.
We invite you to live this experience in a different way, to enjoy sharing it with people from different parts of the world, while you drink a cold beer and eat the best patatas bravas! Feel the adrenaline and happiness as if you were watching at home.
Check out the many possibilities to live this years football experience!
LA OVELLA NEGRA
If you are looking for a party atmosphere, you will definitely find it in this place. We recommend you arrive early to still find a good seat. If you are curious to see the many Argentinians very excited about the possibility of becoming a champion, it is a great option. Many fun things are organized: Sweepstakes and sale of accessories and team shirts. The prices are fair: You get a tapa and drink for just € 5. For large groups: 5 liters of beer, at € 28.
Locations: calle Sitges, 5 (Raval) and calle Zamora, 78 (esquina Pallars, Poble Nou).
This famous Irish pub is located at Plaza Urquinaona, right next to Plaza Catlunya. It has nine screens and the kitchen is open all day. It is a very large place where hundreds of people can enter. The specialty is beer and there is also a great variety of food on the menu. Don’t miss this fun Irish pub!
Location: Plaza de Urquinaona, 5 (Eixample).
In this bar you will find the true Irish spirit. You will feel like in any corner of Dublin with a cosy atmosphere, surrounded by people from all over the world. You can get Guinness and the traditional ‘Irish feet’. Special football offer: 5 beers for just € 7.50.
Location: Carrer del Marquès de Barberà, 11 (Raval).
SONORA SPORT TAVERN
In this bar you can enjoy football like in an old American sports tavern, all made of wood and with many large screens all around the place. The hamburgers are amazing, but there are also tapas at low prices. There are people from different countries united by a common goal: to watch football and drink beer! If you want to go out after the match, you have Razzmatazz nightclub closeby.
Location: Calle Pamplona, 96-104 (Poble Nou).
THE MICHAEL COLLINS
A classic of the classics, next to the Sagrada Familia. Spacious, with a long bar and at the end a large room with a huge screen. During the season, they broadcast the Spanish, Irish and English league matches, and every week there are live concerts, both rock and traditional Irish music. For this World Cup, there are special prices! Try the Irish food specialties with Guiness or Murphy’s, of course.
Location: Plaça de la Sagrada Família, 4 (Eixample).
DOW JONES BAR
Dow Jones is not exactly a typical Sports Bar. It’s a place where their employees and their customers are passionate about football. For this reason, you will find a large number of televisions distributed among the place. Attending to its name, what characterizes it is the constant change of prices, as it happens in the stock exchange. Depending on supply and demand, prices fluctuate in real time, but for this World Cup there is an affordable standard without highs and lows.
Location: Carrer del Bruc, 97 (Eixample).
THE BLACK LION
It is the oldest English pub in Barcelona, opened in 1959. Here you will enjoy all the important matches. Choose your favorite beer from the selection they offer. It has the typical pub food, good gin-tonics and a very lively atmosphere. Perfect to celebrate this World Cup!
Location: Calle Evarist Arnús, 70 (Sarrià, Les Corts).