It is without a doubt that sports play a major role in our culture – be it football, badminton, or basketball. Although nothing beats watching a live match at a stadium (especially if your favourite team is playing), it’s not every day that you get to attend one.
However, watching the game at home can get boring over time. So why not head down to a local bar to enjoy the match over some drinks? Here are 7 sports bar in town you should go to on game night:
1. Home & Away Restaurant and Bar @ Jaya One
Known for their extremely affordable beer and liquor prices, Home & Away Restaurant and Bar is very popular among football fans, college students, and office workers. While the highlight of the bar may be the big screen for football matches, Home & Away is also a place for music lovers to enjoy live band performances. Moreover, the bar offers an array of mouthwatering dishes such as mutton varuval and chicken perattal.
Note: Home & Away has outlets at Desa Sri Hartamas, Kota Damansara, Semantan, TTDI, Puchong, and more.
- Address: Unit D-53-G Block D, Jaya One, No 72A Jalan University, Seksyen 13, 46200 Petaling Jaya
- Opening hours: 3:30pm till late
- Tel: 03-7960 1827
2. Score @ The Roof
Located at The Roof in Bandar Utama, Score is referred to as “the ultimate bar for sports enthusiasts”. With attractive beer deals and scrumptious finger food (their nachos is a must-try!), the no-fuss hangout spot features major sporting events as well as live telecasts. And that not all, Score even has a foosball table! This place sounds like the perfect Friday night, right?
- Address: 1 First Avenue, SKY floor, Bandar Utama, 47800 Petaling Jaya
- Opening hours: 5pm – 2am
- Tel: 019-488 3241
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3. Arena Bar @ TTDI
Originating from Tsim Sha Tsui in Hong Kong, Arena Bar is a New York-style gaming and sports bar. Although the bar is fairly new (they just opened early this year), it has quickly become one of Kuala Lumpur’s go-to hangout spots. Dubbed “the biggest sports bar in town”, Arena has televisions at every corner and features numerous activities such as beer pong, slap cup, darts, and pool.
As the bar is located at the rooftop of Menara Ken, patrons can enjoy the spectacular night view in the comfort of their seats.
- Address: R-1, Level 13, Menara Ken, Jalan Burhannudin Helmi, Taman Tun Dr Ismail, 50480 Kuala Lumpur
- Opening hours: 5pm till late
- Tel: 03-7733 1115
4. Hall of Fame @ Bangsar South
Hall of Fame is the created for all sports fans! Decorated with pictures of legendary athletes and flags from around the world, the bar has big screen projectors and multiple TV screens to keep patrons entertained. And that’s not all, the bar also features games and activities like foosball, Drunk Jenga, and poker. Feeling hungry? Fret not, because Hall of Fame serves an array of comforting pub food including burgers and chicken wings.
- Address: Ground floor, Nexus Bangsar South, Jalan Kerinchi, Bangsar South, 59200 Kuala Lumpur
- Opening hours: 11am – 1pm, 5pm – 2am
- Tel: 03-2242 2362
5. GRIDiRON Sports Cafe & Lounge @ Bangsar
With 33 screens broadcasting various live sporting events, it’s easy to see why GRIDiRON Sports Cafe & Lounge is one of the most popular sports bars in the city. Not only does the bar offer a one-of-a-kind sports viewing experience, they also have groovy tunes, hearty pub grub, as well as a wide selection of refreshing beers, wines, and liquors.
- Address: 11 & 15, Jalan Telawi 2, Bangsar Baru, 59100 Kuala Lumpur
- Opening hours: 4pm – 2:30am
- Tel: 03-2201 4820
6. Black Bull @ Mid Valley Megamall
Is bowling your kind of sport? Then Black Bull is the place for you!
Conveniently situated at Mid Valley Megamall, Black Bull is probably one of the first eateries in town to feature a bowling alley. Aside from that, the venue includes a sports section where customers can enjoy a game of darts or pool. For those who want to watch a match over drinks at the bar, the television screens are tuned to various sports channels.
Note: Black Bull also has an outlet at Avenue K.
- Address: T-003, 3rd Floor Mezzanine, Lingkaran Syed Putra, Midvalley Megamall, 59200 Kuala Lumpur
- Opening hours: 10am – 1am
- Tel: 03-2280 0080
7. The Sticky Wicket @ Bukit Damansara
Looking for somewhere relaxing to enjoy game night? Look no further than The Sticky Wicket at Plaza Damansara!
The Sticky Wicket prides themselves in being “a watering hole for all fans of gin and enthusiasts of cricket”. While there are many football-themed bars around, the fancy-looking bar is a cricket-inspired bar and restaurant. The venue offers numerous cocktails that are named after renowned cricket players. This includes Harold “Dickie” Bird, “Rawalpindi Express” Shoaib Akhtar, “The Prince” Brian Lara, and “Mad Max” Aravinda de Silva.
- Address: 34, Plaza Damansara,, Jalan Medan Setia 2, Bukit Damansara, 50490 Kuala Lumpur
- Opening hours: 12pm – 1am
- Tel: 03-2011 5378
Got any personal favourites that you think should be added to the list? Let us know in the comments ?