Top 5 Edinburgh Bars to watch the 2014 World Cup Final
11 July 2014
- food and drink
After 4 weeks of highs, lows and absolute jaw dropping surprises the roller coaster ride that is 2014 World Cup is coming to an end. Rio may have proved that they know how to put on a party but Edinburgh also knows a thing or too when it comes to a celebration. So whether you’re a footie fan or not you’re guaranteed to have a good time on World Cup Final day, soaking up the energy and excitement that will be brimming in Edinburgh’s bars.
So check out our suggestions of Edinburgh Bars to watch the Final in and get ready for the ultimate fiesta!
[Image: The Three Sisters]
The Three Sisters, Cowgate
The Three Sisters have been well and truly hit by World Cup fever! They kicked things off with a samba party, have held World Cup Sticker Swaps and their staff even vowed to change their names to Brazillian Football Players if Brazil won the cup – oh what a different a few weeks and a mighty German squad can make. Even though Brazil are out you can still expect a great atmosphere in The Three Sisters with a giant outdoor screen in their Courtyard and BBQ area. You can also reserve a place in their multi-screened beer hall with massive food platters, 2 pint steins, VIP seating, and a guaranteed good view.
Visit The Three Sisters website for information on how to reserve your spot:
[Image: The Three Sisters]
Ryan’s Bar, West End
Ryan’s Bar will tantalise your taste buds with their special World Cup Food and Drink offers. Chow down on one of their epic Brazilian Burgers - a prime 6oz burger with cheddar chesse, kidney bean relish, avocado salsa, crispy ham and endive leaves on a brioche bun, served with cheesy tortilla chips and coleslaw - then wash it down with a refreshing Caipirinha, Brazil’s national cocktail. Enjoy all of this while you watch the big game on one of their 5 HD screens and two huge projectors.
For more information of Ryan’s Bars’ World Cup Food and Drink offers visit their website:
Biddy Mulligan’s, Grass Market
Biddy’s is always a top spot a lively sports fans and World Cup Final day will be no different. They’re all set with big screens, an extensive selection behind the bar and top food deals. You can also book your table in advance to make sure you’ve got the best spot to take in all the action.
Find out more on the Biddy Mulligan’s website:
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Beer & Skittles, Picardy Place
Beer & Skittles courtyard is a top spot on a sunny day and with 3 outdoor screens they’re a great choice if the sun is shining for the Final. Even if it’s not they’re well prepared with another 7 screens in the bar. They also have a huge world beer selection (over 70 in fact) so you can hold a toast to some of the countries that didn’t make it as far as the Final.
Check out Beer & Skittles full selection of beers on their website:
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Milnes Bar, Rose Street
Milnes Bar has got a special foodie offering to keep you satisfied throughout the game. Check out their five tasty World Burgers, “The English”, “The Spainiard”, “The Italian”, “The Brazilian” and “The German”. Filled with a juicy Frankfurter topped with onions and mustard we could definitely get behind “The German” on Sunday.
See the full range of World Burgers on the Milnes Bar website: