Live On Big Screens: Bali’s Best Sports Bars
Though football is not necessarily like a religion on the island, watching football games at sports bars or pubs in Bali has become a culture. Of course, watching the action while sipping on a large beer with friends in a bar is never a bad idea.
Music and sports indeed go together well in a sentence, as shown at Centerstage. Located at the heart of the Hard Rock Hotel Bali, Centerstage is a live rock venue, a rock museum, and also a sports bar screening live games from other corners of the world. It’s million dollar audio visual system packs a 100,000 watt charge into each and every night of celebration, making watching a live sports show an impressive one. Of course, in addition to the live screening, nightly live band performances also takes to the stage from 8 pm – 12.30 midnight (Monday – Saturday) and 8.30 pm – 11.30 pm on Sunday.
Centerstage at Hard Rock Hotel Bali
Address : Jalan Pantai, Banjar Pande Mas, Kuta Beach
Telephone : +62 361 761 869
Website : bali.hardrockhotels.net
THE MELTING POT
The Melting Pot features two large projection screens for major events, and two smaller flat screen TVs behind the bar. The Ubud sports bar has multiple sports channels and plays all the major events. If you have something special you’d like to see, just give them a call or drop by and ask if they can get it on the screen for you – they’re happy to try to accommodate requests. In addition to the screens, The Melting Pot is also home to a wide range of popular games. Billiards, foosball, darts, ping pong, and even video games are available here to provide a great gaming experience and have some fun. Oh, they have some of the nicest tables on the island!
Address : Jalan Raya Pengosekan 22x, Ubud
Telephone : +62 858 5748 0230
Website : www.meltingpotbali.com
ARENA PUB & RESTAURANT
A renowned Sanur hotspot, Arena is packed during the pub’s “Live Classic Rock” on Fridays, and “Quiz Night” on Wednesdays. In addition to the music and quiz, the pub’s pool table and darts invite quite a number of players to enjoy a couple of games and drinks especially during the Happy Hour. A big screen is also set near the restaurant area, and will play live sporting events for sports fans to come and cheer their team.
Arena Pub & Restaurant
Address : Jalan By Pass Ngurah Rai No.115, Sanur
Telephone : +62 361 287 255
Website : www.arenabali.com
ADRENALIN SPORTS BAR
Upstairs at Seminyak Square is Adrenalin, a dedicated sports bar with 13 large LCD televisions screening events from every corner of the globe. Here you can watch your favourite game, and the bar’s servers will offer you prompt and friendly service while you watch your sport from anywhere around the bar. From AFL, NRL, EPL, Formula 1 to UFC, La Liga and more, they’ll play the hottest games live so you can cheer to your favourite team. Come in with your closest chums, and enjoy an icy cold beer, glass of wine or a tasty cocktail accompanied by the bar’s tasty food selections.
Adrenaline Sports Bar
Address : 2nd Floor, Seminyak Square, Jalan Kayu Aya, Seminyak
Telephone : +62 361 738 030
Website : www.adrenalinsportsbar.com
Featuring an all-window façade with its colourful lasers and lighting inside visible from the street, this new concept of Nu Lazer comes with a revamped bar and a new and improved cocktail selection. Continuing its former legacy as a sport bar, live international sports feeds remain one of its staple highlights to keep in the crowd. In the evening, good music flows regularly through live band performances and complemented into the late hours by local and guest DJs, spinning everything from classic-old-school disco to up-tempo progressive, trance and house. The combination of great sound and lighting system brightening up the spacious industrial-chic hall and dance floor, it is guaranteed to be your favourite evening go-to place in Sanur.
Address : Jalan Danau Tamblingan No. 82, Sanur
Telephone : +62 361 288 807
Website : www.nulazerbali.com