Sochi welcomes 2018 FIFA World Cup

Sochi welcomes 2018 FIFA World Cup

by Nova Vozrak

In June and July Russia welcomes football teams from all over the world to compete in FIFA World Cup. The sports capital, where 2014 Olympic games were held, will see the matches among Spain, Portugal, Panama, Sweden, Australia, Peru, and German teams. Sergio Ramos and Cristiano Ronaldo will come to Sochi to take part in the competition.

The games are to be held according to the set schedule (local time is indicated in the table below) at the Fisht Olympic stadium:

Fisht Olympic Stadium
June 15
9 p.m. Group B. Spain – Portugal
June 18
6 p.m. Group G. Belgium – Panama
June 23
6 p.m. Group F. Germany – Sweden
June 26
5 p.m. Group C. Australia - Peru
June 30
9 p.m. Knockout stage. Round of 16. Winners of Groups 1A and 2B
July 7
9 p.m. Quarter-final match

We want to remind that Group A includes teams from Russia, Uruguay, Egypt, and Saudi Arabia. Group B is formed by Portugal, Spain, Morocco, and IR Iran.

Football fans who want to enjoy the games, but do not like stadiums, can watch TV real-time broadcasts in sports bars. Here you will combine emotions from the games with the taste of marvelous drinks and food served for you. The list of the top places is here for you.

Fain Feld

Sochi is the city of Sun and good mood. At times when your favorite team is taking part in a championship held right beside your home, the city flourishes with new colors. The German team having one of the cup of 2014 made their fans more than happy. Now the champions come to Sochi to fight for keeping the title. The best place to keep an eye on their successes is the one with German style in decor, food, and drinks. The most fitting place is Fain Feld. The list of drinks and tasty meals is quite impressive, so you can easily choose something you like to enjoy during the World Cup.

Fain Feld
#44 of 470 restaurants in Sochi, Russia
Address: Ulitsa Chernomorskaya, 11, Sochi, Krasnodar Krai, Russia, 354002
Phone number: +78622622606
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If you do not like leather seats and light colors are more of your choice, then you should visit Baden-Baden which is always glad to have guests. Welcoming staff will help you choose the sort of beer you should take from a long list of the offered ones (from Germany, Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic) and the best fitting meal. The large screens will show the games with every possible detail.

Cafe, Restaurant
#38 of 226 cafes in Adler, Russia
Address: Ulitsa Mira, 161, Adler, Krasnodar Krai, Russia, 354355
Phone number: +78622330076
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Dobryi El

The ones who do not point out one particular team, but do enjoy football, may go to Добрый Эль (read as Dobryi El). They offer two halls - an indoor one and the open veranda. Here you will find a lot of big screens for sport game broadcasts. If you want to check what broadcasts will be on a certain date, you can check it on their website. Here you will find simple decor, suitable prices, and tasty dishes.

Pub & bar
Добрый Эль
#5 of 64 pizza restaurants in Sochi, Russia
Address: просп. Курортный, 16, Sochi, Krasnodar Krai, Russia, 354000
Phone number: +78622967002
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Pervaya rakovaya

If you prefer to book tables in advance, go to the Первая раковая (Pervaya rakovaya) sports bar, where sports matches are constantly broadcasted and not only football. The bar is bright in colors and has lots of sports accessories in decor. Cosy private zones have individual TVs so you are sure to see everything. This is the place to go to if you want to be surrounded by sports.

Pub & bar
Первая раковая
#11 of 214 pubs & bars in Sochi, Russia
Address: Ulitsa Turgeneva, 6а, Sochi, Krasnodar Krai, Russia, 354002
Phone number: +79881523608
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Sochi is ready to welcome sportsmen and their fans during the FIFA World Cup. Sports bars are already preparing their tables and screens for the guests and broadcasts.

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