Where to watch FIFA match broadcasts in Saint Petersburg — Part 2

We already shared a list of spots in our selection Part 1, if you haven’t found the perfect spot or on the contrary been to all of them and are looking for more — here are 8 more places where you can have a great time watching the matches.

The Dizzy

This lounge/restaurant/banquet hall is located in the lively neighborhood near Nevsky Prospect and surrounded by historic buildings. It’s a great place to grab a cup of coffee and a seat near the panorama windows with a relaxing view over the Griboedova Channel. But if you are here to watch the game stick to the bar area with dozens of high-quality screens. Good news: All the foreign fans get 20% discount on the date of a game. Best to book in advance!

ADDRESS:

36 Naberezhnaya Kanala Griboedova

HOURS:

Sunday-Thursday 10AM – 11PM;
Friday, Saturday: 11AM – 5AM

AVERAGE BILL:

≈$16

The Piter

Enjoy the homemade-style food in the dining area, then come to watch the game in the bar. The menu includes Russian classics like Borsch with beef (≈$5), potato pancakes (≈$5), boiled or fried dumplings (≈$6). The drink list offers a great selection of beer, including Belgian and Irish, spirits and wine. With a countless number of screens spread throughout the bar, you’ll have a perfect view no matter where you’re sitting.

ADDRESS:

34 Ulitsa Mayakovskogo

HOURS:

10AM – 12AM

AVERAGE BILL:

≈$17

The Ivan & Maria

This gastropub à la russe is not so far from FIFA 2018 Fan Zone and is a great option to cheer on your team if you prefer a less crowded environment than the fanzone itself. Enjoy the classical Russian dishes and take a whole bunch of Instagram shots. You can start with a photo of the giant balalaika in the corner and their plating is worth a special note too: they serve snacks, for example, in a Matryoshka or in a Russian jewel box. The beer list has any craving sorted with ale, lager, stout, cider and honey wine from all over the country.

ADDRESS:

64 Nevsky Prospect

HOURS:

Sunday-Thursday 11:30AM – 1AM;
Friday, Saturday: 11:30AM – 2:30AM

AVERAGE BILL:

≈$18

The Waterloo

This Belgian gastronomic pub was named after the town where Napoleon army was defeated. The space has 3 open sections with unobstructed views of all the screens. While watching the game, enjoy more than 20 beer brands (preferably not all at once though). The food here is not limited to Belgian dishes only: the venue takes pride in its private smoker, where breast cuts, ribs, chicken and fish are prepared.

ADDRESS:

12 Ulitsa Rubinshteina

HOURS:

12PM – 2AM

AVERAGE BILL:

≈$18

The Solnce Bar

The Solnce (Sun) Bar, without a doubt, stands for its name – the space is filled with light and decorated with a great deal of mirrors and glassworks to create even more light! Panorama windows have a view over busy Dobrolyubova Prospect. Indulge yourself with delicious tom yam soup with shrimps (≈$8) or chicken and bacon burger (≈$6). Add one of the 25 items from the beverage list. It’s not exactly a sports bar, but a nice place to spend the evening having a meal and following the live broadcast of the matches on their huge screen.

ADDRESS:

7 Prospect Dobrolyubova

HOURS:

12PM – 11PM

AVERAGE BILL:

≈$19

The O’Hooligans

This is an Irish pub just across the bridge from the Saint Petersburg stadium. Tons of tap beer, lots of snack choices, burgers, homemade sausages and salads – everything that goes so well with beers. Sports enthusiasts will love the ambience of a traditional Irish bar: the long counter, colorful flags, football fan attributes, super friendly service, live music every weekend. Beer flows like water before, during and after a game!

ADDRESS:

137/1 Primorsky Prospect

HOURS:

Sunday-Thursday 12PM – 1AM;
Friday, Saturday: 12PM – 3AM

AVERAGE BILL:

≈$20

The Dickens Pub

This Victorian pub and restaurant has a huge variety of ales (more than 40 types!) and genuine English vibes. You won’t believe you’re still in Russia! The counter is made of oak wood, deep blue colored furniture, old-fashioned pictures of London and the portrait of Queen Victoria on the wall – all these features bring you to a completely different world. If watching games on four high-quality screens is not nearly enough, you can also play kicker on the terrace!

ADDRESS:

108 Naberezhnaya Reki Fontanki

HOURS:

Sunday-Thursday 12PM – 2AM;
Friday, Saturday: 12PM – 3AM

AVERAGE BILL:

≈$20

The Palm

The Belgian brasserie exclusively featuring beers from the Palm brewery chain. Situated in an old building with antique brickwork, this place is so bright and vivid with its yellow, green and red colors, that you won’t stay depressed even if your team, by pure chance, is not in good shape that day. Their signature dish is mussels and you may find more than 11 dishes made from them in the menu. We recommend Liege waffles for the dessert (≈$3).

ADDRESS:

29 Bolshaya Konyushennaya Ulitsa

HOURS:

Sunday-Thursday 11AM – 3AM;
Friday, Saturday: 11AM – 6AM

AVERAGE BILL:

≈$20

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