Where to watch the World Cup in Beijing

A round-up of Beijing bars where you can catch all the live action

Photograph: Emma Dau via Unsplash
As Russia hosts the 2018 FIFA World Cup from 14 June through 15 July, we bring you all the best places in Beijing to watch the matches and enjoy World Cup specials.

Where to watch the 2018 World Cup

Locations across Beijing screening all the matches

Arrow Factory Liangmahe

Catch all the action of this year's World Cup at Arrow Factory Liangmahe while enjoying a whole raft of drink deals. From June 14 to July 15, Haomen Hefeweizen, Guanxi Pale Ale and Blonde on Blonde Belgian Ale will be 30RMB, while punters can also enjoy happy hour on full-priced beers, wines ...

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Arrow Factory Brewing , Liangmahe Nan Lu 14 Jun - 15 Jul Free

Beer Mania

For the 2018 World Cup, Beer Mania will host the Red Devils' Football House. For Belgians and football fans alike, head to Beer Mania to see matches live every night.

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Beer Mania , 16 Sanlitun Nanjie 14 Jun - 15 Jul

Bottega Jinshang

Bottega (Jinshang) will extend business hours during the World Cup, showing the games on an outdoor projector. Drink specials include imported Italian beer at 30RMB per bottle or 100RMB for four bottles and Stella Artois at 30RMB per cup.

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Bottega Jinshang , 20 Xinyuanli Xi 14 Jun - 15 Jul


As Germany fans, Brotzeit offers three-hour free-flow German beer for 150RMB during Germany matches, with 200RMB three-hour free-flow for all other matches. Toast the Opening Ceremony (14 Jun) with a free vodka shot, half-price cocktails, and vodka packages starting from 338RMB. As finals ...

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Brotzeit (Liangmaqiao) , 19 Dongfangdong Lu 14 Jun - 15 Jul Free

Hisewel Brewpub

One of the newest brewpubs in town, Hisewel is starting off big with their coverage of the World Cup and generous beer deals. Brewed on site, the 16 different beers will be available as buy-one-get-one-free throughout the World Cup. Hisewel will show all the games this summer on their eight ...

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Hisewel Brewpub , A3-125 Futongdong Dajie, Youlehui, Wangjing 14 Jun - 15 Jul

Home Plate Sanlitun

Home Plate Sanlitun will be screening every one of the 64 FIFA World Cup 2018 games live! Special deals on Moscow mules (as a tribute to the host nation's capital), Boxing Cat lager and extra pale ale will also be on offer.

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Home Plate BBQ (Sanlitun) , Nan Sanlitun Lu 14 Jun - 15 Jul Free


Hooters will stay open for all the World Cup games, offering free-flow Heineken, Stella Artois or Hoegaarden for 198RMB per person between 8pm and midnight. From midnight on, all beverages are half price.

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Hooters , 1 China View Building 14 Jun - 15 Jul

Jing A Beer Garden

Craft beer lovers and football fans can unite to watch the 2018 World Cup at Jing A's newest spot: the Jing A Beer Garden in Damei Central Plaza. Join for the grand opening on Thursday 14 June (also the World Cup kick-off, in case you've missed that) and get buy-one-get-one-free on all beers. ...

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Jing A Beer Garden (Damei) , 7 Qingnian Lu 14 Jun - 15 Jul


Watch all the games live on a massive screen, while snacking from a special World Cup menu. Throughout the World Cup, Mesh offers great deals on cocktails, beers, and bottles all night: such as a bucket of six Asahis or Tsingtaos for just 180RMB.

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Mesh , 11 Sanlitun Lu 14 Jun - 15 Jul

Migas Mercado

The world cup is the soccer world party, and at Migas Mercado we like to party. From June 14th we will screen 'almost' every match in our tapas area! Good luck and enjoy the match! Migas Mercado match screening schedule

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Migas Mercado , 1 Jianguomenwai Dajie 14 Jun - 15 Jul Free

Paddy O'Shea's

Paddy O'Shea's will be showing all World Cup matches with English commentary. They'll also be hosting additional football-focused events like their World Cup quiz on Wednesday the 13th from 8pm. To help your World Cup watching, Paddy's will also offer drink deals and giveaways, including jerseys.

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Paddy O'Shea's , 28 Dongzhimenwai Dajie 14 Jun - 15 Jul

Paulaner Bräuhaus

Catch live streamings of the best jaw-dropping matches all through the football season at Paulaner Bräuhaus. They'll be offering a free-flow package featuring free-flow Paulaner beer and soft drinks for 250RMB per person and a champions package including free-flow Paulaner beer, soft drinks ...

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Paulaner Bräuhaus , 50 Liangmaqiao Lu 14 Jun - 15 Jul Free


During the month of the 2018 FIFA World Cup, Ramo will transform itself into a beer garden – we will provide indoor and outdoor big screens that are going to broadcast matches live. Those that come wearing team jerseys will receive a complimentary special Ramo FIFA shot. And buy any beer and ...

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Ramo Restaurant and Bar , 9-2 Jiangtai Xi Lu 14 Jun - 15 Jul Free

Side Street

FIFA fever is back! This June, Side Street will be screening every match from start to finish. They'll be offering specials on Vedett and Slow Boat beer, plus one solid month of football, beer and burgers. Grab your gear and shirts of your national team and come support your team at Side Street now.

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Side Street , 113-02 Jiaodaokou Dongdajie 14 Jun - 15 Jul Free

Slow Boat Brewpub

The 2018 FIFA World Cup is just around the corner! From the kickoff game on June 14th through the finals on July 15th, join us at the Slow Boat Brewpub for football, burgers and beer as we livestream the World Cup matches in the evenings and air replays in the daytime. We'll have screens on each ...

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Slow Boat Sanlitun Brewpub , 6 Sanlitun Nan Jie 14 Jun - 15 Jul Free

The Local

Having just opened their second floor, The Local is now ready to screen all the World Cup matches. Enjoy the expanded space with their new TVs, a new bar and new beers. Throughout the World Cup, The Local will host games where the lucky winners of topics such as 'first player to get a red card' ...

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The Local , 4 Gongti Bei Lu 14 Jun - 15 Jul


Looking for the perfect spot to cheer on your football team? This year’s World Cup deserves a world class venue and you’ll find it at Vivid. Don’t miss a goal on the big screen every night there is a game being broadcast. Watch all the action of the World Cup from your front row seat and table ...

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Vivid , 29 North Dongsanhuan Road 14 Jun - 15 Jul

V Sports

With five large screens, 18 HD televisions and four separate viewing areas, V Sports can comfortably fit over 500 footy fans within its walls. Those looking for plenty of festive World Cup atmosphere need look no further.

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V Sports , 8 Gongti Bei Lu 14 Jun - 15 Jul Free


For the 2018 World Cup season, Xian is bringing you all games broadcast live, three screens to choose from (indoors or outdoors) and a special World Cup snack menu. They're also offering a 'Match Day' package of six craft beers and a choice of any two snacks (from the World Cup menu) for just ...

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Xian , 22 Jiuxianqiao Lu 14 Jun - 15 Jul


Aurora will be screening the World Cup matches, and to help you celebrate your team's win, will be offering a beer and burger deal: get any burger and any beer for just 50RMB. Additionally, if you guess the winning team, you win a beer.

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Aurora Club , Sanlitun Bar Street 14 Jun - 15 Jul

Where to get World Cup specials

Capitalise on football fever with these World Cup food and drink deals

Q Mex

During the 2018 World Cup, Q Mex Taqueria will introduce the Champions Burger for just 50RMB. Throughout the FIFA games in Russia, Q Mex Taqueria and Q Mex Bar and Grill will offer 50RMB burgers all day long, as well as drink deals including 30RMB for craft beers such as Boxing Cat, Goose IPA ...

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Q Mex Taqueria , 20 Xinyuanlixi 14 Jun - 15 Jul

Man Yo

Man Yo's offering for the hot summer World Cup is a buy-one-get-one-free deal on Kirin frozen beer slushies. Throughout the World Cup, the Japanese eatery will offer the slushie deal along with half-price seafood snacks.

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Man Yo , 16 Jianguomenwai Dajie 14 Jun - 15 Jul


During the World Cup, all Cheers locations will be offering a buy-two-get-one-free deal on Slow Boat's Monkey's Fist IPA.

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Cheers (Sanlitun) , Sanlitun Xindong Lu 15 Jun - 15 Jul Free

School Bar

During the 2018 Russia World Cup, everyone wearing the match day's football kits can enjoy specially priced drinks at School Bar. It doesn't matter which team's kit you wear, as long as that team is playing that day.

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School Bar , 53 Wudaoying Hutong (五道营胡同53号) Dongcheng Beijing Beijing 14 Jun - 15 Jul


Barblu闲 is celebrating the World Cup with a slew of deals that could have you making your way to Wudaoying Hutong to watch all the matches. It's offering special prices off drinks if you buy its Snacks Platter (128RMB, pictured above), Assorted Sausage Platter (168RMB) or Slow Roasted ...

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Barblu闲 , 31 Wudaoying Hutong 14 Jun - 15 Jul

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