Watching The World Cup in Qatar: A Guide

The World Cup. It’s been in the news for months, your friends have been talking non-stop about Russia, their favourite players, organising parties and day-dreaming about their home country walking away as the World Cup Champions. It’s all very exciting and even if you aren’t a massive football fan, the tournament is a fabulous excuse to grab some friends and make the most of the awesome deals going on around town with every bar and pub offering discounts and promotions specifically for….you guessed it, the World Cup!

Vine: World Cup Main Course

Location: St.Regis Doha

With multiple viewing screens for the perfect World Cup experience and a special menu, this is one of our top picks for watching some footy in Qatar.

Admirals: World Cup Main Course

Location: Ritz Carlton Doha

We are sure your eyes will be fixed firmly on the big screen while the match is on but during half-time, take some time to enjoy the spectacular sea views while at Admirals.

Sharq Arena: World Cup Main Menu Item

Location: Sharq Village and Spa

Take a trip out to Sharq Village and Spa where one of their ballrooms has been transformed into a football fanzone, complete with decorations and special menu items.

The View: World Cup Burger & Beverage or World Cup Pizza & Beverage

Location: Doha Marriott

Primely located by the pool for that ultra chilled out vibe, The View is a great spot to kick back and watch some world-class football.

Belgian Bar: Main Menu Item

Location: InterContinetal Doha

Every seat is the best seat in the house here, with plenty of screens to watch the game and irresistible food on offer to keep you fueled for all that cheering you’ll be doing!

Paloma Tex Mex: World Cup Quesadilla & Beverage, World Cup Paloma Burger & Beverage or World Cup Espetadas & Beverage

Location: InterContinental Doha

South American food combined with football. We couldn’t think of anything better and because Paloma just happens to be a stunning venue, this place gets a big seal of approval from us.

Mix Bar Lounge & Terrace: World Cup Mix & Match Bar Snacks

Location: The Westin Doha Hotel & Spa

There isn’t a better place we can think of to support your favourite team, knock back some delicious cocktails thrown together by the in-house mixologists while nibbling on tasty bar snacks.

Trader Vics: Main Menu Item

Location: Hilton Doha

Trader Vic’s is an old favourite of ours and you can be sure to find us here during the World Cup, ordering the duck pancakes and screaming at the player running across the multiple viewing screens that just missed an important goal.

Eatopia: Main Menu Item

Location: The Gate Mall

Eatopia has more food than you can shake a stick at and the open buffet style is perfect to keep you full while watching the match. Relax on the huge dedicated terrace and get into the spirit!

There are so many places to choose from, grab your friends and immerse yourself in everything the World Cup has to offer.

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Charlotte Bright