World Cup Pub Guide

World Cup Pub Guide

Daily Football Show and the Australian Venue Co. have partnered up for the 2018 FIFA World Cup.

It’s that time of the year again where football, beer and a great atmosphere comes together once every four years for the biggest sporting event on the planet – The World Cup.

If you’re one of those people not making the trek to Russia, but you love having a beer with your mates and getting behind the Socceroos then we know the perfect place where you can get your football fix.

The Imperial, Melbourne.

There’s two famous, old-styled pubs, The Duke and The Imperial in Melbourne, the stylish Cargo Bar in Sydney, Brisbane’s always lively Buffalo Bar, the wonderfully atmospheric Guilford Hotel in Perth and last but not least, the party atmosphere of Darwin’s most popular pub Monsoons.

For more information on opening times, drink specials and meal deals at these venues then click on the venue websites hyperlinked below:

The Imperial 2-8 Bourke St, Melbourne 

In the heart of the CBD, across the road from Parliament the Imperial Hotel is renowned for it’s sports atmosphere and 24/7 licence which means if they’re playing it, they play it! The new outdoor rooftop with big screen is perfect for the World Cup games and it also has a marquee so you can enjoy the views, the game and without that winter Melbourne chill.

YOU CAN WATCH ALL 64 WORLD CUP GAMES LIVE AT THE IMPERIAL! 

  • France vs Australia, Saturday June 16, 8.00pm kick off
  • Denmark vs Australia, Thursday 21 June, 10.00pm kick off
  • Australia vs Peru, Thursday 26 June, 12.00am kick off

DRINK SPECIALS:

  • Happy hour on Friday 4-7pm.
  • Normal hours $8.50 pints, mixed drinks and glasses of wine.

The Duke, 146 Flinders St, Melbourne

Established in 1853, The Duke of Wellington is Melbourne’s oldest licensed pub. With a diverse clientele and talented crew at the helm, we are pleased to open our doors to you. We’re located in the heart of Melbourne’s CBD, opposite The Forum and within short walking distance of Flinders Street Station, Federation Square and the famous MCG sporting precinct.

France vs Australia, Saturday June 16, 8.00am kickoff (Special Talking City and Daily Football Show activation) 

Tunisia vs England, Tuesday June 19, 4.00am kick off 

Colombia vs Japan, Tuesday June 19, 10.00pm kick off 

Portugal vs Morocco, Wednesday June 20, 10.00pm kick off 

Denmark vs Australia, Thursday June 21, 10.00pm kick off 

Brazil vs Costa Rica, Friday June 22, 10.00pm kick off 

England vs Panama, Sunday June 24, 10.00pm kick off 

Australia vs Peru, Tuesday June 26, 12.00am kick off 

Semi-final 1, Wednesday July 11, 4.00am kick off

Semi-final 2, Thursday July 12, 4.00am kick off

Third-place playoff, Saturday July 14, 12am kick off

Final, Monday July 16, 1am kick off

Talking City and Daily Football Show have partnered up to for an activation during the France vs Australia clash. 

Click here for event details: https://bit.ly/2JwixTB

Guildford Hotel, 159 James St, Perth

WA, meet the new Guildford Hotel! With his heritage belvedere tower and baroque façade make-over, we’ve fallen hard for his latest look. The restored white and grey majesty can be found in the heart of Guildford where he was first built in the 19th century, just a short stumble to the station.

WORLD CUP MATCHDAYS: 

  • France vs Australia, Saturday 16 June, 6.00pm kick off
  • Denmark vs Australia, Thursday 21 June, 8.00pm kick off ($20 Black Angus rump steak special!)
  • Brazil vs Costa Rica, Friday 22 June, 8.00pm kick off
  • England vs Panama, Sunday 26 June, 10.00pm kick off (Mega Steak Sanga Sunday special; 2ft sanga with bottomless bacon!)
  • Australia vs Peru, Thursday 26 June, 10.00pm kick off ($20 Chick Schnitz special)

Cargo, 52/60 The Promenade, Sydney 

After almost two decades of serving up Sydney siders cocktails, dancing and good times, Darling Harbour’s notorious party venue, Cargo is back with a brand new look. Channelling the sleek and sexy vibes of the NYC waterfront, come ready to party 80’s style as we’re taking it back to the ‘power decade’.

WORLD CUP MATCHDAYS:

  • Russia vs Saudi Arabia, Friday June 15, 1.00am 
  • Egypt vs Uruguay, Friday June 15, 10.00pm 
  • Morocco vs Iran, Saturday June 16, 1.00am 
  • France vs Socceroos, Saturday June 16, 8.00pm 
  • Argentina vs Iceland, Saturday June 16, 11.00pm 
  • Peru vs Denmark, Sunday June 16, 2.00am
  • Costa Rica vs Serbia, Sunday June 17, 10.00pm 
  • Sweden vs South Korea, Monday June 18, 10.00pm 
  • Colombia vs Japan, Tuesday June 19, 10.00pm 
  • Portugal vs Morocco, Wednesday June 20, 10.00pm 
  • Denmark vs Australia, Thursday June 21, 10.00pm 
  • France vs Peru, Friday June 22, 1.00am 
  • Brazil vs Costa Rica, Friday June 22, 10.00pm 
  • Nigeria vs Iceland, Saturday June 23, 1.00am 
  • Belgium vs Tunisia, Saturday June 23, 10.00pm 
  • South Korea vs Mexico, Sunday June 24, 1.00am 
  • England vs Panama, Sunday June 24, 10.00pm 
  • Australia vs Peru, Wednesday June 27, 12.00am 
  • Mexico vs Sweden, Thursday June 28, 12.00am 
  • South Korea vs Germany, Thursday June 28, 12.00am 
  • Japan vs Poland, Friday June 29, 12.00am 
  • Senegal vs Colombia, Friday June 29, 12.00am 
  • Quarter-finals, semi-finals, third place playoff and the final will be shown.

SPECIAL WORLD CUP OFFER: $15 pizzas at any time and Heineken 3 buckets for $20 during the games. 

Monsoons, 46 Mitchell St, Darwin City 

Let’s not mince words, if you want 100% guaranteed fun, make your way to MONSOONS. Perfectly located in central Mitchell Street, we party 363 days a year– rain, hail or cyclone! With epic club nights, a consistent line-up of renowned local & interstate acts, entertainment & more – Monsoons is Darwin’s party hub.

Click here to learn more about their World Cup schedule: https://bit.ly/2Jq9obA

 Buffalo Bar, 169 Mary St, Brisbane City 

Buffalo Bar is located in the heart of the Brisbane CBD, The Buffalo Bar brings style and sophistication to your bespoke events. Within the elegance of a beautifully maintained & heritage listed Edwardian building, the Buffalo Bar offers four versatile function spaces: Hank’s Bar, Dining Hall, Beer Garden, Beer Garden Upper Deck.

TWO MAJOR MATCHDAYS: 

  • France vs Australia, Saturday June 16, 8.00pm kick off
  • Denmark vs Australia, Thursday 21 June, 10.00pm kick off

Football. Beer. Atmosphere.