Kicking off (pardon the pun) on Thursday 14th June, the World Cup is back on our screens for 4 short weeks this summer and we’ve compiled some of the best places to catch the action in Manchester.


With big screens throughout the venue, and bookable private areas, Dive has everything you need to cure that World Cup fever. Screening every match from every nation, Dive have deals on mid-week matches, irresistible food from their specially created sports menu and a wide selection of craft beers, spirits, and signature sharing cocktails.

Twenty Twenty Two

Situated in Manchester’s Northern Quarter, Twenty Twenty Two will be showing games for the whole of the 2018 World Cup and has bookable private space. Both a bar and ping pong space, challenge your mates to a game or two at half time or just sit back with a drink to drown your sorrows if your team loses, or in celebration if they win!

The Green

A sports bar with a difference, The Green offers you the chance to test your golf swing with indoor simulators, thrash your mates at pool or fussball, or play Xbox, all whilst showing the World Cup 2018 fixtures on their glorious high definition 15ft big screens. With 2 bars over two floors and a canal side patio, we wouldn’t blame you for spending the entire day here…

Tib Street Tavern

Showing every World Cup fixture live, Tib Street Tavern offers great classic pub food and drink and is also dog friendly, so you can take your four-legged friend along in case you need a shoulder to cry on!

Café Football

With two locations – one at the National Football Museum and another at Hotel Football next to Old Trafford, the aptly named Hotel Football has even created a special menu for the World Cup season. During non-England fixtures, Café Football will be running a classic bingo game, where fans can win prizes whilst cheering on their teams with the opportunity to win prizes from free pints to meals for ten. They’ve also created their very own sticker album featuring illustrations from Manchester-born artists Stan Chow and Neil Roberts, which will be available to collect. Any football fan would be a fool not to visit!

The Courtyard

With Ultra HD screens including 2 big screens inside and out, The Courtyard will be screening all World Cup fixtures live with sound. With great value food and drink, a huge outdoor area and cocktails from £2, The Courtyard is a top spot for catching to World Cup action.

Walkabout – The Printworks

Screening every match live from Russia on their HD screens, Walkabout at The Printworks is a great option if you’re in a group. With the option to book tables and add food and drinks packages in advance, you know you’ll be sorted when you get there!

Mulligans of Deansgate

Based in the heart of Manchester, Mulligans of Deansgate will be serving up the World Cup with one of the best pints of Guinness the city has to offer. With over 9 screens based over 2 floors, catching the beautiful game in Manchester's oldest Irish pub is a no-brainer.

Still struggling with football fever?

Check out the world’s biggest and best football museum - the National Football Museum and delve into the social history and culture of the beautiful game. Right now and until the 15 July, the National Football Museum is showing the ‘Fabric of Football: World Cup Classics’ which showcases a themed selection of match-worn shirts, which will rotate on a regular basis. Each display will chart a journey through the evolution of football shirt design and the development of new technologies, highlighting exceptional creativity and recalling significant moments in football history.




  1. bobs your uncle
    Manchester dont have a public outdoor "fanzone"? Iw ould expect a city with such rich footballing history to have multiple public viewing areas!

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