Madrid is a city full of life and people from different countries. Many of them are here just for vacation and another ones are here for a long period. In both ways, in this city there’s so many people that love sports. And from Mi Casa Inn we waned to make a blog post about the best bars where you can watch sports with your friends and the best atmosphere.
La Cervecería Deportiva
This bar is open every day from 12:00 – 02:00 and is the perfect place for a football fan. In this sports bar you will find all kinds of shirts, scarves and other items from different football clubs all over the world stick on the walls and roof.
There is also a large screen where they broadcast LaLiga, Champions League, Europa League and other matches. Besides watching football, this bar is also fun to have a drink and watch all the memorabilia hanging around in this café
El pub O’brian Madrid
O’brian is a real Irish pub in the middle of Madrid. For good beer and sports, this is the place to be. In the bar there are 18 big televisions and 2 gigantic projectors. They can also play several games at the same time.
If your sport not listed, ask at the bar and they’ll turn it on for you. Here are some of the sports that they broadcast: football, rugby, golf, boxing, tennis, Formula 1, NFL, MotoGP, basketball and NBA. O’brian also offers live concerts on weekends.
El pub James Joyce
James Joyce is also an Irish pub like O’brian. Is located in Plaza Cibeles in the middle of the city. There is a typical Irish authentic atmosphere in this bar. For Scottish, English and Irish soccer you’re in the right place here, but Formula 1, rugby and other sports are also broadcasted.
Like O’brian, there are many live concerts in the weekends. On James Joyce’s website you can find the program with sports and live concerts. Nice fact: James Joyce is the only Irish pub where they sell Black Angus Irish Beef.
La Fontana de Oro
La Fontana de Oro means the Golden Fountain and is a bar with a lot of history. In the nineteenth and twentieth century it was a meeting place for many politicians, artists and celebrities. The customer who came to this bar almost every day was writer Benito Perez Galdos. Later, in 1870, the bar was named after his first novel.
The decoration is very eye-catching. It is full of bottles, photographs, portraits of illustrious characters of famous people, old books, lampposts, sculptures … and even a motorcycle hanging on the ceiling. The ground floor has a medieval touch, decorated with shields, weapons and even armour.
In addition, We put this bar on the list because every day you can enjoy football matches or live music in this special café.
La cadena de restaurantes Fridays
Fridays in Madrid is a restaurant where you can enjoy 3 things: food, drinks and sports. There are several Fridays spread across the city. The biggest one is located on Gran Via. Through the website you can book a table and enjoy an evening with your friends with a nice plate of food, a nice drink and sports.
El Real Café Bernabeu
This is not a bar or restaurant where you can watch sports, but you can enjoy a beautiful view of one of the most beautiful sports stadiums in the world. The bar is located in the stadium of Bernabeu. Enjoy a drink or a bite while enjoying the view of the beautiful field of Real Madrid.
It can be very expensive to have dinner and the café turns into a VIP room on match day. A good tip is to have breakfast here.