After four long years, the impatiently awaited FIFA World Cup is back. Whether you are a sports fan or not, the exciting time full of anticipation and cheers alongside good company and food is not to miss. Although Egypt’s national football team is not participating in this World Cup, we expect you’ll still be hooked to your TV and phone screens to watch games.
Why not spoil yourselves and watch your most looked-forward-to matches in Cairo’s top bars and restaurants? We’ve gathered six venues guaranteed to upscale your FIFA World Cup watch experiences.
Football Arena at InterContinental Citystars
InterContinental Citystars’ football arena is an obvious choice for game-day viewing. The arena will elevate your cheering experience while allowing you to grab a delicious pizza from the next-door Pool Bar as you watch your favourite teams play on the enormous jumbotron.
Nubian Village at Grand Nile Tower
For a fancier experience that still has the presence of a stadium, book a spot at the Grand Nile Tower’s Nubian Village restaurant. You’ll be surrounded by a cheering crowd and Cairo’s finest Egyptian and Mediterranean dining, offering a perfect match ambience overlooking the Nile.
Bab El-Sharq at the Nile Ritz-Carlton
Housing traditional cuisine in a lush and green outdoor setting overlooking the Egyptian Museum, Bab El-Sharq in the Nile Ritz-Carlton is a popular broadcaster of significant sporting events. Here you’ll be able to eat delicious bites, drink refreshing beverages, and cheer enthusiastically with your friends.
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La Gourmandise at Four Seasons Hotel Cairo at the First Residence
La Gourmandise in the Four Seasons First Mall is delivering a memorable World Cup watching experience. The French restaurant is hosting a creative snack menu and riveting popcorn and crepe stations to satiate all your game-day cravings as you watch the series of matches on their big screen.
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First Nile Boat at Four Seasons Hotel Cairo at the First Residence
If you can’t already tell, the Four Seasons hotel is a star contender among sports broadcasters in Cairo. Its First Nile Boat presents trendy spots for taste, comfort, and luxury.
If you’re looking for an outdoor watch experience, we recommend booking your tables at Riva, the open-aired pizzeria and bar. However, if you’d prefer to stay indoors, Zoe restaurant on the boat’s upper deck is well prepared for football crowds with a snack menu and a lounge view of the Nile.
Pasha Bar at Baron Hotel Cairo
For a laid-back match-cheering experience, Pasha Bar in Baron Hotel Cairo houses a cosy lounge equipped with various cocktails and spirits. The bar and lounge will fill you with drinks, bites, and a fun atmosphere to render your viewing experience a good time.