If your love of football is greater than your love for sleep, you’re in luck. Several places in the Klang Valley will be screening matches into the early hours of the morning. So watch, mingle and cheer in the company of other footy fans!
This spacious bar and restaurant has a beer garden, where you can expect to sit back and relax, with a pint in one hand and the game unfolding before your eyes.
Screenings: Midnight & 3am (subjective to crowd).
76 Jalan 27/70A, Desa Sri Hartamas, 50480 KL.
Get ready to cheer on your favourite team all day long at this halal “Food Street” café. Get ready to order a serving of murtabak, biryani and satay with a side of football cheer. Zam Zam will be open 24 hours for World Cup matches.
Screenings: All matches.
Lot 51555, Lebuh Bandar Utama 47800 PJ, Selangor.
With a branch in Bukit Bintang as well as Hartamas and Jalan P Ramlee, expect to see plenty of tourists and expats gathering for the World Cup games with a Guinness or Kilkenny in hand at this Irish bar.
Screenings: Midnight & 3am (At all outlets).
No.38 Changkat Bukit Bintang 50200 K
No.11, Ground Floor, Plaza Prismaville, Jalan 19/70a Desa Sri Hartamas 50480 KL
Crown Regency No.12 Ground Floor, Jalan P.Ramlee 50200 KL.
This British pub is intentionally small and intimate, creating a close-knit community for those looking to enjoy themselves with good company, pub grub and of course, football.
Screenings: Midnight, 3am (pending on demand) & 6am (by request). NOTE: Screenings vary at different outlets.
34 Lorong Rahim Kalaj 14, TTDI, 60000 KL
10, Jalan Medan Setia 2, Damansara Heights 50480 KL
M-5A The Village, Bangsar South, 2 Jalan 1/112H, Off Jalan Kerinchi 59200 KL
H2 Taman Tunku, Off Langkat Tunku, Bukit Tunku 50480 KL.
Running for almost 18 years, this popular restaurant boasts a big screen attracting football fans from all around town.
Screenings: Midnight, 3am, 4am and 6am (selected matches).
No.20, Jalan 30/70A, Desa Sri Hartamas, 50480 KL
24 hour mamaks are a good bet for football fans. Nasi Kandar Pelita will be doing its part for the World Cup with various outlets screening matches with food to keep you fuelled through the night.
Screenings: All matches.
Tingkat G, No. 2, Jalan Telawi 5, 59100 Bangsar Baru, KL.
No. 149, Jalan Ampang, 50450 KL.
(Plus various outlets).
Home & Away
The folks over at Home & Away know how to enjoy the beautiful game. On top of providing beer at the maximum price of RM7 on game days, they have decided to set up a projector and a huge screen, making the game its main fare – as it should be in all sports bars.
Screenings: Midnight. Semifinals and Final (4am) will be screened on request.
Jalan 23/70a, Desa Sri Hartamas, KL 50480
Jalan 19/1 Seksyen 19, PJ 46300
(Plus various outlets)
After feasting on their famous butter chicken, you might want to stay after dinner to catch the game at 12 am at this outdoor restaurant. Several television sets are set up across multiple locations in this restaurant, so you can just sit back in your chair and enjoy the game.
98 Jalan 14/1, Seksyen 14, PJ 46100
This al-fresco restaurant serves food in the dining area that overlooks the Kelana Jaya Lake. When you are done with dinner, you can then move on to their bar where like-minded football fans await. Happy Hour starts from 5.00 pm until closing time, with one tower of beer costing RM 47. There is live music playing too right up until just before the game begins.
C-06 Plaze Kelana Jaya SS7/13A PJ 47301
If you are planning to catch ALL the games up to the final, then you might as well do it at the Grid Iron Bar. They’ve set up 26 screens and a HD projector that are entirely dedicated to screening the World Cup Knockout rounds. Reservation can be made for tables of four with a minimum spend of RM200.
Screening: all games.
No. 11-15, Jalan Telawi 2, Bangsar, KL 59100.
Amanda Ong and Audi Bin Ali