June 27 2014
Best Places to Watch the World Cup in Gastown
Written by Gastown Admin
Image courtesy of The Blarney Stone
131 Water Kitchen & Bar – 131 Water Street
This is a great place for no-fuss casual fare and daily specials. 131 Water has TVs in each corner of the restaurant, so you’re guaranteed to get a good view of the games no matter where you sit.
Black Frog Eatery – 108 Cambie Street
The cozy pub eatery is equipped with three TVs, daily drink specials, and a solid selection of local beer. If you want to grab a morning pint, Black Frog is open early during the World Cup games.
Brioche – 401 W. Cordova Street
Grab a seat inside Brioche to catch the score with fresh homemade pastries and Sicilian cuisine. Brioche has a cozy café feel and is a great option for those who want to enjoy the games in more intimate setting.
La Casita – 101 W. Cordova Street
La Casita is a fun spot to soak in all the World Cup festivities. The family-owned restaurant offers delicious Mexican cuisine, daily lunch/drink specials – and an incredibly large super margarita!
Lamplighter – 92 Water Street
Play a game of pinball, shoot pool, quench your thirst with Carlsberg pints on special, and cheer on your favourite team with avid World Cup watchers. Lamplighter is fully furnished with TVs and big screen projectors, so you can watch the games at any spot inside.
Momo Sushi – 375 Water Street
Catch a glimpse of the World Cup games in Momo Sushi’s booth tables with affordable sushi and daily special combo boxes.
Peckinpah – 2 Water Street
Enjoy mouthwatering Carolina-style BBQ and grab a table near the bar for an optimal view of their TV. Make sure to try their amazing pulled pork, beef ribs, pork ribs, and fun Southern sides.
Rodney’s Oyster House – 52 Powell Street
If you’re a seafood lover, head to Rodney’s to watch the World Cup action. Enjoy East coast hospitality, game day food specials and slurp some fresh raw oysters.
Silvestre Deli – 317 Water Street
Opting for a quieter spot? Seat yourself near the entrance to get a view of the World Cup games with authentic Peruvian food and homemade gelato.
Steamworks – 375 Water Street
Steamworks is a great spot to accommodate a large group of people. With 14 TVs, there are plenty of spots inside with a good view of the games. Come to watch the games and stay for their beer and lunch specials.
The Blarney Stone – 216 Carrall Street
Soak in all the roaring festivities with weekly specials. The Blarney Stone is open at 8am for all World Cup games. Arrive early, order a hearty breakfast and watch all the action from their 20-foot screen projector.
The Cambie Pub – 300 Cambie Street
The Cambie is a great spot for affordable food and a chance to meet tourists from around the world. Order their popular poutine and seat yourself by their big screen projector. The Cambie is equipped with 13 TVs and daily drink specials.
The Greedy Pig – 307 W. Cordova Street
Come catch the World Cup action with artisan comfort food, whiskey-bourbon cocktails and local beer. The Greedy Pig provides a relaxing bar-lounge atmosphere – great for those that want to unwind while watching the games.
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