The IPL season has reached its finale, it’s Mumbai v/s Chennai. Thala v/s Hitman. Kings v/s Paltan. Captain v/s Captain. Which means the tempers are going to flare and people are going to be glued to their television screens. But what about other plans? What about the birthdays and celebrations and the regular 'hangout' with your group?
I mean, you cannot afford to miss your favourite team's match because of a silly party, now that is not how cricket works. There's a simple solution to the conundrum- the restaurants, bars and cafes that have live screening! So here's a list of places where you can watch the live match while you sit through parties and chit chat with friends.
*the list is set in alphabetical order
Barcelos is the perfect place when it comes to getting a grilled chicken or a giant burger. You can chomp on all the delicious food, order a quesadilla, quarter pounder chicken, plate of fajitas and enjoy your favourite team chasing the scores.
Be the Beer season 2 is the newest cafe in town and it would be a mistake to not try this newest place in town. You can have a great time with delicious food and amazing drinks while the big screen does its magic. So let the tempers flare and get all hyped because what is cricket if not a synonym for passion.
Bombay Brasserie is on top of everyone’s favourite restro-bar list, often topping it because of their great service and great food. The eatery is throwing a street food festival which will be the perfect thing to catch the match with. Chennai Super Kings fans can order Tamil Street Style Chicken and the ones who support Mumbai Indians can go for Salim’s Chicken Baida Roll- a delicacy from the streets of Mumbai.
Cairo is famed for its whimsical interiors and the out of this world theme. The restro-bar packs a punch with the Egyptian theme and the great ambiance. You can enjoy the great vibe along with electrifying music while you enjoy each of the shots and the boundaries.
We all know and love Mocha and with the familiar comes the extraordinary. The restaurant, other than serving delicious pasta, pizza and what-not, also has a live screening of all the IPL matches. So enjoy a cocktail or two and order a bunch of finger food while you watch the exciting match and hangout with your pals.
Enough has been said about the biggest bar in Lucknow and they still surprise us. The place is chill, they have a rooftop, a whole selection of delicious food and they have the live screening of all the matches. Now that is a good combo! Who can say no to a few craft cocktails when the pressure is on and only a few overs left to bowl.
Munick is known as the place to grab pints and pints of beer and swoon to the electric music. The best part is that they have two screens here so you can be sitting upstairs or on the ground floor but you'll not miss out on all the action.
Percussion is among the best few places to hangout in Lucknow. The restro bar is known for its chic vibe and uber cool interiors. Head over to this place and grab a few cocktails and let the tempers fly away any which where.
Royal Sky is a classic, they are the go-to place when we are in need of good food in Hazratganj. The rooftop restaurant is one of the famous restro-bars in Lucknow and as luck would have, they also screen the matches here! So sit under the open sky, get yourself a bunch of food, maybe some drinks and watch the magic unfold.
The best place to drink like a Scott is also a great place to catch the live screening of your favourite match. We would recommend ordering a few beers, some 'chakhna' or the usual grub and letting the magic of a well placed shot over the boundary thrill you.
The Drowning Street is one of the newbies in town. With its stunning ambience and elegant setup, the plush eatery and restaurant has a lot to offer. You can order the special sheesha imported from Dubai and watch MS Dhoni bat away his team to a glorious victory.
The favourite buffet restaurant of Lucknow is another one of the places where you can catch the live stream. Order yourself some beers enjoy the unending food and have a crazy time mixed with good food and amazing company.
So there you have it, these are the top places where you can watch a live screening of your favourite match, drink a few cocktails/mocktails and make an event out of it.