Great places to watch sports or play classic bar games
Time Out Bahrain staff
Either play classic pub games or watch all the best live sports at these bars.
Corners This local Amwaj hang-out has multiple screens dotted around the pub showing a range of live matches. Alongside their weekly beverage deals and pub grub, watch your favourite matches with your mates in a friendly atmosphere. Check out their website for the schedule each week. Dragon Resort, Amwaj Islands (1603 1113).
JJ’s Irish Restaurant The popular Irish pub and restaurant regularly screens important games and matches through the week and they also have pool tables. But head there any night of the week for some kind of entertainment and promotion and you won’t be disappointed. They do some mean Irish food too. JJ’s Irish Pub & Restaurant, Gudaibiya (3932 9083).
Kicks This Great British pub has it all – karaoke, quizzes, brunch, happy hour, ladies’ nights and much more. But let’s not forget they also offer pool tables and dart boards, as well as big LCD flatscreen TVs that broadcast live matches. Hotel Diva, Juffair (3992 2583).
Sherlock Holmes It’s elementary, dear Watson, that you enjoy some Great British grub while watching all the latest sports events on the various screens at this quintessential English pub. Gulf Hotel, Adliya (1771 3000).
Warbler It’s huge and cavernous at this British style pub (complete with cobbled streets) which means there’s plenty of room to accommodate sports fans. They have pool tables, dart boards and live broadcast loads of matches from football to cricket, F1 to rugby, and even have private rooms you can book. On Saturday nights in particular, you can enjoy live matches while getting buy one get one free on mini drinks. Ramee Baisan International, off Exhibition Road (1729 0600).