Gather your chums and get the carnival vibes on high as one of the coolest bars in the Northern Quarter prepares for one of the biggest sporting events on the footie calendar. Bringing on the big screens this summer, Black Dog Ballroom is the place to watch the football in Manchester, and is showing all of the live England matches. With their great selection of cocktails, beer and food, you'll be more than happy to watch it all here.
Where to watch the World Cup 2022 in Manchester
As one of Britain's leading footballing cities, Manchester will become a hub of like-minded sports fans as they clamour to find the best bars and pubs showing the World Cup. With 32 countries battling it out to be crowned the champions of the world, you'll want to make sure you're in the best place possible to catch all the action. So when summer strikes, have a read of our list of the best recommended places of where to watch the World Cup 2022 in Manchester.
They're one of Manchester's most loved primates and their DJ nights, genuinely, are like no other in the city. But when it comes to football, Gorilla also take things a step above the rest. Not only will this lovable party monkey be boasting all of the big games on their, wait for it, cinema size screen, there's set to be deals on beers and burgers, DJs continuing festivities well on into the night, and a seriously buzzing atmosphere.
A cool and classic casino known for their glistening interiors, unique events and hot to trot party vibes, Manchester235 open their doors this summer to one of the best sporting events of the year, showing all of the live games in their Vegas lounge and oh-so-exclusive 235Live suite. Manchester235 will not only have the HD on high and the atmosphere buzzing, they'll be adding a little cool to football proceedings.
Adding a little bit of Tiki fire to Manchester comes this partying heaven. Lola Lo on Deansgates locks is a sexy little spot for partying and watching the World Cup as they whip out the big screens for all sorts of fun.
If you're looking for where to watch the World Cup 2018 in Manchester, Waxy O'Connors is exactly the sort of venue you're looking for. With two large screens and an enthralling atmosphere, there's no better way to get stuck into the tournament. Add in any one of their refreshing ales, lagers, wines or if you're celebrating, Champagne, and this Irish bar becomes the ideal setting for the game.
Great food and great drinks make The Director's Box an ideal setting as a Manchester bar to watch the World Cup. Not only does this nice bar offer up a delicious food menu of sharing boards and burgers, the bar delivers a tasty selection of gins and beers. You'll struggle to find better front row seats.
As a premier Manchester sports bars, you'll find an atmosphere which'll go hand-in-hand with the frenetically paced football on show. Situated right in the city centre, this Piccadilly bar comes fully equipped with 11 x 11 ft screens which spread across two floors, as well as two bars and an extensive food menu. Gearing up for the World Cup, The Green will also sanction special days to accommodate for the greatest show on earth.
Known for their ultimate ping-pong battles and party hearty affairs, Twenty Twenty Two are entering a new arena this summer in Manchester as the World Cup comes to the big screen. Set to showcase all of the top football action, Twenty Twenty Two will be showing the great games in all their atmospheric glory in a wholly cool, industrial setting.
Located near Manchester landmark, Old Trafford, The Toll Gate has become a local for passionate football fans. Billed as the ultimate match pub, it's always bustling with sports fans and has a warm friendly atmosphere to it. With a large selection of cask ales to choose from and an array of food at your disposal, The Toll Gate extends you an invite you'll find too hard to turn down.
Close to Old Trafford, this spot is mad about football - so much so, it's named after the beautiful game. With screens at every glance, and a long list of games on offer, football fans will feel at home here.
Live sports have always played a large part of Mulligan's electric atmosphere, as you can count on them turning out a big performance for the 2018 World Cup. They will also draw an eclectic crowd giving you prime opportunity to sink one of their well crafted pints of Guinness with friends and stranger alike as you show cheer on your country's colours.
Walkabout are known for three things: being Australian, having wonderfully cheap drinks, and being the place to catch sporting action. So if you want a place to watch the World Cup in Manchester their swarm of HD TVs, giant projector screen and amazing atmosphere will ensure you have the best time.
The Tib Street Tavern prides itself on the sheer amount of sporting events they show. With its vintage pub design combined with more contemporary features, you can rock up and watch the football on any number of their plasma TV screens.