After four long years, the World Cup is finally back!
Escape the heat with some cold beers and watch your favorite team battle it out in Russia. On every corner in Tel Aviv you will find the games (every bar has the right to broadcast the games for free), however we’ve done our research and found the very best bars in Tel Aviv to watch the Mundial this year. Also in this post we list where the official fan clubs will be watching the games, and a link to watching at home!
Dedicated Sports Bars
Three locations in Tel Aviv: Tayelet (Herbert Samuel 86), Ramat HaChayal (Raul Wallenberg 24), and Ha’Arbaa Kosher Branch (Ha’Arbaa 14) | Get Tel Aviv’s best chicken wings for only 2 shekels a wing (minimum 20 wings) with the Secret Tel Aviv VIP Card
No matter which team you are cheering on this 2018 World Cup, at Mike’s Place we’ll be celebrating all games with live broadcasts, a special burger menu and plenty of drinks to go around! There are three venues in Tel Aviv, including a new Kosher branch near Sarona. Each venue has loads of tv screens, a huge selection of draft beer, cocktail happy hours, and delicious American food. Read more
Two friendly Irish Sports Pubs showing every game in great locations: the Hayarkon pub is just near the beach and the Sarona branch is in Sarona, but away from the chaos of the Food Market. The staff are really friendly, Guinness is on tap, and the food is hearty and delicious! Read more
Florentine (Vital 2)
When you think about football you think of a living room full of friends! Mate is the perfect living room away from home, complete with beers and a great time. Read more
More Cool Bars to Watch the Games
Malan 18, near Shuk HaCarmel
Super fun, local bar in the Kerem Hatamanim neighborhood. They will be showing every game (except for shabbat) and have one of the best happy hours in the city – your second drink is 10 NIS anytime. Read more.
One of Secret Tel Aviv’s favorite cocktail bars, 223 celebrates the month of the World Cup with alcohol at discounted prices and early happy hours. Every evening there will be huge screens outside and happy hour from 17:00 to 20:00 – 50% off all drinks. In addition to a special deal for all games: unlimited beer for 70 NIS, unlimited special cocktail for 90 NIS and selected chasers for 10 NIS. This could be a good home for the sophisticated football fans (an oxymoron if ever I heard one!). Read more.
Herbert Samuel 88
Bar by the beach, with 75 inch screen and HD projector, a crazy atmosphere with special prices on drinks and food. Read more.
Ben Yehuda 64
A fun local bar to watch all the games. Read more.
Watch with the Real Fans
Saturday June 16th – The Argentina Fan Club vs. Iceland @ Yavne Bar
Saturday June 16th – The Argentina Fan Club vs. Iceland @ Potion Bar
Sunday June 17th – The Brazilian Fan Club vs. Switzerland @ Ala Rampa
Sunday June 17th – The Brazilian Fan Club vs. Switzerland @ Jessica Bar
Watch at Home
All games are being streamed online for free, from the national broadcaster KAN, check out this link for more info (thanks Itamar Axelrad for the tip).