This summer Russia welcomes football players and fans from all over the world. FIFA World Cup 2018 will engross everybody. 12 stadiums of the 11 host cities will see exciting battles, feel exultation of triumph and bitterness of defeat, and, of course, will hear loud cheerful voices. Besides the well-recognized by foreign tourists Moscow, St. Petersburg, Sochi and Kazan, such cities as Kaliningrad, Samara, Rostov-on-Don, Saransk, Nizhny Novgorod, Yekaterinburg, and Volgograd will also host the tournament. The last mentioned will host 4 group matches on its totally new Volgograd Arena stadium built on the bank of the Volga River.
The first match in Volgograd will be held on June, 18 between the national teams of England and Tunisia. On June, 22 we will be gifted by the game of the Nigerien and Icelandic players. Next match between Saudi Arabia and Egypt will take place on June, 25. The game between Japan and Poland concludes the series of group matches in Volgograd on June, 28. After a match, you can drop in and chill out in one of the numerous restaurants and bars of the city. Also, if you don't want to watch a game at the stadium but on a big screen and wish to cheer on your favorite team with a glass of beer, you may go to a sports bar.
Volgograd Arena Stadium
10 p.m. Group G. Tunisia - England
6 p.m. Group D. Nigeria - Iceland
5 p.m. Group A. Saudi Arabia - Egypt
5 p.m. Group H. Japan - Poland
Here we have gathered best bars in Volgograd for you to watch World Cup 2018.
Guests from Germany will most likely appreciate the atmosphere of the Bamberg brewpub with its original interior, numerous halls, and a terrace to rest in the open air. You will be entertained with all kinds of sausages, delicious toasts, steaks, fries, and, of course, good craft beer. The interested visitors can watch and even participate in the brewing process. Football fans will not miss a match of the World Cup 2018 as all significant sporting events are always broadcasting here on large TV screens. But, keep in mind, the venue is very popular and gets busy quickly.
Paulaner beer restaurant is another place for the lovers of German food. The venue specializes in Munich and Bavarian cuisine, but also offers dishes of Russian cuisine, as well as serves International and European food. It also has a rich assortment of German beer and schnapps, wine and various cocktails. There is a lot of plasma TVs and a big projector screen to enjoy the game of your native country team.
Also, all the games of the World Cup 2018 will be broadcasted in Alhovski brewpub & delicacies. As expected, here you will find many local craft beers, a variety of dried and stockfish Russians like to have with beer, classic snacks, and a wealth of traditional Russian and Caucasian dishes, including borsch, okroshka, that is very popular in hot weather, ukha, and many more. Hospitable staff will offer to make yourself comfortable in one of the nicely decorated halls or in the outdoor terrace which also has a large TV screen.
If you prefer American cuisine, Poneslos' atmospheric bar provides everything you need to enjoy favorite food and the WC games, as well as simply spend a good evening: tasty hamburgers and steaks, draft and craft beer, various kinds of cocktails, attentive staff and huge TV screens. The place astonishes with its extraordinary interior, like a door on the ceiling, and offers to play table football. They also have an outdoor area and serve European cuisine.
The chain of Irish pubs Harat's Pub will also let its visitors feel as a part of the tournament and waits for them for the matches broadcast on large screens. The pub traditionally offers bar atmosphere, you will see no waiters there. The venue has a wide choice of imported beers like Paulaner, Erdinger, Guinness, etc, and serves European cuisine.
Also, we advise visiting Bochka, or the Barrel Bar. It is rather budget and popular among residents by serving good local and imported beer, yummy snacks, and excellent Russian and German cuisine. The bar chart also includes numerous spirits, wines, liqueurs, and cocktails. The calm cozy atmosphere, tavern-like interior, beautiful decor taking you back to the old Bavaria, and multiple TV screens will make the broadcast viewing a rewarding experience.
And the list could go on. There are many more places to watch World Cup 2018 in Volgograd. We've tried to enumerate centrally located and popular ones that would meet needs and interests of any fan. Watch football and cheer on your team!