No matter which team you're supporting, the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia is sure to bring the entertainment, and we know where to catch matches on the big screen
Maybe you’re a hardcore sports fan who turns up for CrossFit at 5:30am every morning, or maybe you’re more of an armchair enthusiast who makes a habit of frequenting the best sports bars in Hong Kong. Whatever group you fall into, you’re probably pumped for the World Cup happening this month in Russia, so we’ve found all the spots playing the matches so you can get behind your favourite team. Here’s our guide to where to watch the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Hong Kong. Go, New Zealand!
Where to watch the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Hong Kong
The Butchers Club Burger
Wondering where to watch the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Hong Kong? For all you burger lovers, the FIFA World Cup screening for all popular games will be held at The Butchers Club Burger in Quarry Bay. Upon the purchase of any regular-priced beer, customers will receive a complimentary slider – perfect.
The Butchers Club Burger, G/F, Westland Gardens, 12 Westlands Road, Quarry Bay, Hong Kong, p. 2388 9644, 鰂魚涌華蘭路12號惠安苑地下
Café Bar on 8
Located on the 8/F of serviced apartment Two Macdonnell Road in Mid-Levels, Café Bar on 8 in Two Macdonnell Road will live-broadcast all sixty-four matches, as well as offering a fascinating array of snack combos for $98 up and cocktails for $118 up – including Russian Combo with crepe-like Russian pancakes, Portuguese Combo with Portuguese Custard Tarts and Spanish Combo with Garlic Tomato Toasts.
Café Bar on 8, 8/F Two MacDonnell Road, 2 Macdonnell Road, Mid-level, Hong Kong, p. 2132 2688, 半山麥當勞道2號
Want to find out where to watch the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Cyberport? Offering a magnificent ocean view, a new Football fever menu (including Swedish meatballs and Braised Eel Burger from Japan), and most importantly – a giant screen, PSI Bar at Le Méridien Cyberport has to be on your list.
PSI Bar, Le Méridien Cyberport, 100 Cyberport Road, Cyberport, Hong Kong, p. 2980 7788, 香港數碼港道100號
Forbes 36 Sports Bar & Grill
One of K-Town’s most well-renowned sports bars, Forbes 36 Sports Bar & Grill, will be showing all games of the FIFA World Cup. Enjoy some of their most popular comfort food like burgers, beers and snacks while catching the game!
Forbes 36 Sports Bar & Grill, 36 Forbes Street, Kennedy Town, Hong Kong,p. 2813 5335, 西環堅尼地城科士街36號地下
Whisky Bar at StarWorld Hotel
For those who love The 852, if you want to catch the FIFA World Cup in Macau, Whisky Bar at StarWorld Hotel will live-broadcast the games every Tuesday, Friday and Saturday. A Budweiser Beer Combo will be available at a special price. Also, there will be an exciting Finale Party being held on 15 July with interactive games and live performances!
Whisky Bar at StarWorld Hotel, Avenida Da Amizade, Macau, p. +853 2838 3838, 澳門友誼大馬路星際酒店
Cali-Mex Bar & Grill
Are you a football fiend? Do you sleep in a football jersey and have the matching hat and scarf? If so, you’re going to want to make your local Cali-Mex Bar & Grill your homebase for the 2018 FIFA World Cup. All locations will be showing the matches (some more than others), and they’ve partnered up with Budweiser to bring you snacking specials, including: buy a plate of nachos and get a Bud for $20. We hear there’s going to some big semi- and final viewing parties too, so watch this space.
Most branches of Cali-Mex Bar & Grill, including LKF, 21 D’Aguilar Street, Central, Hong Kong, p. 2970 3877, 中環德己立街21號地下
Located in Lai Chi Kok, Versus Stadium was the first E-Sports bar in Asia, so you know they are all about the game. They will be screening every match, so get down and enjoy a cold one as you relax. If you’re looking for where to watch the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Hong Kong, then this is a great option.
And while you’re in the hood, drop by Rustico for some great Spanish cuisine
Versus Stadium, Shop 114-127, 1/F, D2 Place ONE, 9 Cheung Yee Street, Lai Chi Kok, Hong Kong, 2591 9208, 九龍荔枝角長義街9號D2 Place一期1樓114-127號鋪
Slide on 79
If the name of this bar doesn’t make you want to watch the 2018 FIFA World Cup there, then we don’t know what will. Catch all the matches that are happening from 14 June – 15 July at this new Central hangout on their BIG screen, and sample some of their great drinks specials too.
Find out more about the Slide on 79 happy hour here.
Slide on 79, Upper Basement, Harilela House (Entry via Pottinger Street), 79 Wyndham Street, Central, Hong Kong, p. 2779 9279, 中環雲咸街79號夏利里拉行地庫
This new amazing space at Kerry Hotel, Hong Kong will be screening all of the live matches on their epic selection of screens. Fill up on endless food choices and down some cold ones as you root for your country (or your second favourite or anyone who is not the one you don’t want to win.) Plus, catch the finals there and enjoy free-flow Carlsberg for just $150. You may want to book a room in advance…
Find out why we’re obsessed with Kerry Hotel, Hong Kong.
Dockyard, 1/F Kerry Hotel, 38 Hung Luen Road, Hung Hom Bay, Kowloon, Hong Kong, p. 2252 5228, 九龍紅磡灣紅鸞道38號
Wondering where to watch the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Hong Kong? The crew at Spasso are bringing the live 2018 FIFA World Cup directly to you, and screening all the matches throughout the event. What we think is even cooler though is the fact that they are offering overnight match parties! Does that mean you can wear your jammies and take a sleeping bag? We’re not sure, but we’re keen to find out!
Spasso, G5-8, 12-17, Empire Centre, 68 Mody Road, Tsim Sha Tsui East, Hong Kong, p. 2730 8027, 尖沙咀麼地道68號帝國中心G5-8及12-17號舖