With the World Cup final match just around the corner on Sunday July 15th, the My Cyprus Insider team has narrowed down a few of our favourite sports bars islandwide to enjoy the game in every town. And we’ve made sure that they all have good food to indulge your taste buds and a wide selection of drinks available, especially beer!
1. Moondog’s Bar & Grill, Nicosia
This popular bar exploded on the Nicosia scene some years back and has been attracting hordes of regulars ever since. A real haven for sports fans, Moondog’s Bar & Grill is also well known for its great food; tuck into juicy monster burgers, regular burgers, wraps, pork chops, platters for you and your friends, and more! And the extensive beer catalogue will no doubt excite you as you cheers to the big game.
Where? 7 Mykinon St, Nicosia. Tel. 70006300
2. Cinema Paradiso Lounge Bar, Nicosia
A brand-new entry on the Nicosia bar scene, Cinema Paradiso Lounge Bar is a place that – as the name suggests – is dedicated to the art of cinema. In honour of the movie it was named after, Cinema Paradiso boasts a great 18 square metre screen, designed to give bargoers the chance to watch classic movies. Now used to show World Cup matches, you can enjoy the surrounds of the leafy garden while delighting taste buds in a grill menu and a good selection of beers and drinks.
Where? 63 Kiriakou Matsi St, Nicosia. Tel: (+357) 22-777710
3. Drifters Bar & Grill, Limassol
Located right across the Limassol seafront, Drifters Bar & Grill is a real hot spot for the city’s sports fan community, and for good reason. TV screens around the venue cover every sporting event imaginable, all accompanied by great pub food and selection of both draught and bottled beers. If you want to watch the game and enjoy the cool sea breeze, Drifters is the place to be!
Where? 18 Amathountos Avenue, Agios Tychon, Limassol. Tel: (+357) 25-324243
4. The Blue Pine Bar-Restaurant, Larnaca
Take a seat anywhere in this spacious bar there and they’ll be a screen in sight, so you won’t miss a moment of the game. Offering a wide range of grilled and pub food, the monster platters and selection of beers keep sports fans coming back to The Blue Pine Bar- Restaurant for more.
Where? 3 Louki Pierides St, Larnaca. Tel: (+357) 24-646553
6. Golden Café, Sports – Bar Restaurant, Paphos
Don’t let the “café” in this name fool you. This is a bona fide sports bar and a popular hangout for the Paphos ex-pat community. And if England manages to make its way to the finals, expect the atmosphere at Golden Café to be exceptionally lively, with plenty of beer to guzzle and food to devour.
Where? 5 Danaes Avenue, Kato Paphos. Tel: (+357) 99- 999089
7. Knight’s Pub, Protaras
A spacious sports bar in the heart of the busy Protaras tourist hub, Knight’s Pub is renowned as one of the area’s best sports bars, with delicious pub grub to curb those hunger pangs. With a multitude of screens adorning the walls, this joint is ideal for a football fan’s k(night) out!
Where? 56 Pernera Avenue, Protaras. Tel. (+357) 23-831497