Let’s get ready to rumble! The FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 has been a rollercoaster and we are all ready to watch Argentina clash with France in the final tomorrow evening.
Grab a pitcher of beer and get ready to scream your lungs out in a place full of footie supporters at these legendary sports bars:
If you are a soccer enthusiast in the Southern Suburbs, you will agree that securing a place at this British pub is the best thing to do.
It does not matter if your team is not playing get there early and seat in your Premier League team of choice section and enjoy the final.
It gets packed fairly early, patrons love to enjoy local brews on tap served in jars.
- Location: 2 Meyer St, Claremont, Cape Town
Looking to wash your beer down with a little bit of history? Enjoy the game at what many consider to be the oldest pub in South Africa. “Persies” was established in 1808 and its legend endures today, not even a pandemic could force its closure. This is a firm favourite for many Capetonians looking to kick back and relax or to simply enjoy a game.
- Location: 83 Buitenkant Street, Cape Town City Centre
The Fireman’s Arms
The Fireman’s Arms was established in 1864 and still holds its original ambience despite decades of changes and renovations. One of the “finest pubs” in the Mother City, it’s a great spot if you’re looking to enjoy good food, good vibes, and unadulterated viewing pleasure.
- Location: 25 Buitengracht Street &, Mechau Street, De Waterkant
If you’re looking to avoid the city centre at all costs, then head to the leafy suburb of Newlands for another oldie but goldie. Forries, as it’s affectionately referred to by locals, is a paradise for sports fans with countless TV screens and plenty of beers on tap.
- Location: 52 Newlands Avenue, Newlands
Nestled along the bustling sidewalk of Long Street is a pub that offers an Irish charm. Who could say no to a little luck from the Irish, or a good atmosphere and beer? The Dubliner is an institution in the Mother City and provides its unpretentious character and live music will ensure you come back for more, but if it’s the screams of your fellow Stormers supporters you’re looking to enjoy, this is the spot!
- Location: 251 Long Street, Cape Town City Centre
Mitchell’s Scottish Ale House
Looking for more of a Scottish vibe? Mitchell’s is a favourite amongst sports fans thanks to its vibey pub atmosphere, it’s also great for those looking to dig into something tasty. Located at the V&A Waterfront, it’s the ideal spot for those looking to enjoy amazing views and plenty to do before the game starts.
- Location: V&A Waterfront, Dock Road, Victoria & Alfred Waterfront