The World Cup final is finally here this 15 July 2018 and the whole of Cape Town is scrambling to find the best spot to watch the big finale. Although your couch may be an ideal spot – there is nothing like a crowd of soccer fans to get you into the spirit.

Whether your team wins or loses, the day is bound to be festive – the vibe for the World Cup final is infectious and will have everyone shouting their hearts out in support for their team. The match will kick off at 4pm South African time.

Here are the best seats in town to watch the game.

1. Hisense Party Park 

Twitter/ Hisense Party Park

The Hisense Party Park has partnered with Budweiser to host the most magical World Cup event – with showering confetti and local artists such as Patty Monroe, Youngsta CPT, Goodluck and more performing. The stage will bring the game to life with a monster sized screen and real flames to light up the night as your team heads to take the cup. The match turns into a party afterwards, tickets can be purchased on Computicket and cost R100 – R120 per person. There are food stalls and drinks available for the night.

Address: Fives Futbol, Century Blvd, Century City, Cape Town

Contact: 021 555 1707

Website: www.computicket.com

 

2. The One and Only Hotel & Spa 

One and Only Hotel &Spa

Celebrate the day at the Vista Bar & lounge – kick back and relax in the luxurious setting of the One and Only Hotel. The bar offers panoramic views of Table Mountain along with World Cup themed cocktails and snacks, all while you enjoy watching the game on the big screen.

Address: Dock Road, V & A Waterfront, Cape Town, 8001

Contact: 021 431 5888

Website: www.oneandonlyresorts.com

 

3. Brewers Co-op 

Brewers Co-Op

The nano brewery, Brewery Co-op is hosting a taste of what is to come for the Woodstock winter beer festival in celebration of the World Cup final with an array of specialised beer flavours on sale. The only way to celebrate the big day is with a Cape Town crafted beer in-hand. The event opens from 2pm till late and ideal game watching food such as hot dogs amongst other snacks will be on sale.

Address: 135 Albert Road, Cape Town

Contact: 061 533 6622

Website: www.brewers. coop

 

4. The Radisson Red Hotel 

Radisson Red

One of the most epic spots to watch the soccer from is the Radisson Red at the V&A Waterfront. Sit in comfort in the makeshift sports bleachers and cheer your team while you enjoy snacks and drinks from their soccer themed The OUIBar, that is sure to set the perfect mood for the event. Great drink specials are also on offer for the big evening.

Address: Silo 6, Silo Square, South Arm Road, V&A Waterfront

Contact: 087 086 1578

Website: www.radissonred.com

 

5. Roast and Co. restaurant 

Roast and Co.

The Roast and Co. will be extra festive on 15 July and will showcase the World Cup in the Courtyard of Heritage Square. The restaurant is known for its roasted chicken and appetising menu options – on the day of the final there will be lunch specials such as R 75 for a crumbed chicken burger with choice of sides and two for one Stella Artois draughts all day. Be sure to book your seats for the day to avoid disappointment.

Address: 98 Shortmarket Street, Cape Town

Contact: 021 424  6372

Website: www.roastanco.co.za

 

5. La Bottega Rooftop restaurant and bar

La Bottega

La Bottega will be hosting a rooftop experience to watch the football on the evening of the World Cup – the restaurant and bar will be offering its best deals on the day such as R80 for any pizza from 5pm – 7pm and happy hour from 5pm – 6pm.

Address: 160 Sir Lowry Road, Cape Town

Contact: 021 461 9731

Website: www.labottega.co.za

 

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Article written by

Ishani Chetty

Ishani is a vegetarian who is passionate about social issues, the environment and current affairs.