Football fever is catching on in Mumbai as fans are fervently making plans to enjoy the game with friends each night after work. Head to pubs, resto-bars, restaurants and lounges where the matches will be screened live. Sip a beer or a heady cocktail and make the most of the incredible offers on food and drinks as you cheer lustily for your favourite team. Mumbai truly has a lot of such options for football lovers. My top 5 picks are here.
Salty Fingers - HALFTIME
Catch all the World Cup matches live at Monkey Bar in Mumbai with ‘HALFTIME’ – their special football promotion from June 14 - July 15, 2018. Experience the biggest football extravagance, with an exciting menu of awesome food, great deals on drinks and a super-charged atmosphere to watch the game.
Chicken Dip And Corn Chip
Tuck into football snacks from around the world including Football Farsan, Mexican Wave, Kahn’s Hot Dog and No. 10 and enjoy some irresistible deals on beer and drinks to add to the fun quotient.
Football lovers will congregate at O Pedro this year during the World Cup. There are growlers for groups, match snacks to nibble on, cocktail pitchers to celebrate the winning teams and special screenings for fans. Sip your Smoked Pineapple Whisky Sour and munch on Aunty Vaishali’s Onion Rings or Grilled Pork Sausages. If seafood is your calling, there are Smoked Fish Fritters to choose from as well.
The Bar, Grand Hyatt Mumbai, Santacruz
The Bar at Grand Hyatt Mumbai spells action and oodles of fun as football fans grab their seats to watch the matches live with exciting offers on drinks and nibbles. With special offers on themed cocktails and several other fun offers, indeed The Bar promises to be the Big Game HQ this football season.
Given the deals on offer at The Irish House, football fans would never have had it so good. At Rs 2500 for a season ticket, one can reap the benefits the entire football month. '2 beers' and '1 appetizer' per match per day; '15% discount on A La Carte orders'; FIFA Merchandise, is what this entitles you to.
Oodles of fun awaits football fans here. Get '1+1 on Beers', Jäger Bombs for Rs. 495 and Tequilla Shots for Rs 220 and more as you enjoy the FIFA screenings. One can also gorge on Sugarcane Chicken, Chicken Malai Kebab Risotto, Tex Mex Nachos, Paneer Papdi Fingers, as one sips cocktails from the bar menu here. Signatures such as La Estrella, Smoking Green Tea, are worth indulging in, as you cheer from your favourite team and enjoy live football matches during World Cup.
Food critic, features writer and columnist, Mini Ribeiro is a qualified Journalist, from IIMC New Delhi. She specialises in the Food & Beverage and Hospitality space. As an established food & beverage writer, Mini currently contributes to several leading English publications across the country – Asian Age, Hindustan Times, Sunday Financial Express, Hotelier India, Go Getter and Vistara inflight magazines and Rediff.com. She also has her own You Tube channel called Mini’s Food Fundas. Fond of cooking, Mini enjoys experimenting in the kitchen with various cuisines, with Indian regional food, being her favourite. She has recently started, a platform for home talent, called 'Flavours from Home', an initiative which aims to make women who are passionate about cooking, entrepreneurs.