Our round-up of Bali’s best sports bars with big screens, live screenings, and of course cold drinks and great food to keep you well-fed and hydrated throughout the match.
Where to Watch Live Sports in Bali
This one is for the sports lovers among you. Whether you love UFC, Football, Boxing, Tennis, Golf, Racing, or even Ice Hockey… Bali’s best sports bars have you covered with big screens, live screenings, and of course cold drinks and great food to keep you well-fed and hydrated throughout!
Here are Bali Buddies‘ picks of the best sports bars to watch live sports in Bali…
Seminyak – The Social
This recently opened, modern gastro pub and vibrant boutique nightspot is already proving to be a firm favourite on the Seminyak scene. With three separate seating areas decked out with generous TV screens – it’s the perfect location to spend an afternoon with mates watching your favourite footy game or relaxing with a refreshing cold beer after a day in the hot sun.
At The Social Seminyak you will not only find a welcoming atmosphere, but also a wide range of premium spirits and draft beers, as well as an array of tempting cocktails. It’s also the only place in Bali that offers a ‘cocktail tree’ consisting of six tempting cocktails – making it the ideal treat to share with friends.
And if that isn’t enough to tempt you, then their food surely will! Feast on tasty classic bar snacks, such as crispy Chicken Wings or Baby Back Pork Ribs smothered in a sticky BBQ glaze – or go large with their generously loaded pizzas, traditional Fish and Chips or succulent Bangers and Mash. Check it out now!
The Social Seminyak
Address: Jalan Petitenget No.10 D, Seminyak, Bali 80361
Seminyak – The Goat
Located right on Seminyak’s famous Eat Street – Jalan Kayu Aya (just down from La Favella) you will find The Goat – the pub of Seminyak. Open everyday from 9 am – 4 am, you can definitely get a lot of sports watching and socialising done in this popular venue.
Featuring 19 screens across two levels with surround sound and shows all the sports from around the globe – AFL – NRL – Sky Racing – NFL – EPL – F1- Golf – Tennis – Rugby Union – UFC – Boxing – Surfing- Tennis – T20 Cricket – Test Cricket – one-day cricket – Women’s AFL – NBL – NBA – V8 Supercars – a league if they play it – The GOAT shows it! To see their daily sports schedule follow along on their Facebook page.
Not only will you enjoy all of your live sports at this pub, but they also offer a great pub menu too, with HUGE portion sizes. If you’re hungry, you might even take up the challenge of trying their giant parma! Their bar menu is available all day long until 11 pm, and if you’re hungry in the wee hours of the morning their Big Mouth Burgers are available from 5 pm-4 am!
Cold drinks are a priority at this pub, and they pride themselves on serving the coldest beers in Bali. During the evenings you can expect live music & DJs, all-day-long Bintang bucket specials,, lots of dancing and always a party.
The Goat Seminyak
Address: Jl. Kayu Aya A Oberoi No.176, Kerobokan Kelod,
Ubud – The Blue Door
Located on the world-famous Monkey Forest Road, The Blue Door is a recently-opened one-stop shop for all things entertainment and is already proving to be the ultimate Ubud hangout.
Make your way through the inviting neon blue door into the open-air setting of their spacious Beer Garden where you will find over 15 different types of international and locally brewed craft beers – the perfect tonic to quench your thirst and cheer along your team whilst enjoying your favourite sports on one of their prime HD screens.
Chill out and enjoy some of Bali’s top bands performing live every night as you indulge in their tempting selection of carefully selected wines and expertly crafted cocktails. And if there’s a group of you, their pitchers of white and red Sangria are perfect to share with friends as you sit back and take in the buzzing atmosphere.
And what’s a Beer Garden without some good old pub grub classics and comfort cuisine? You’ll find all of your cravings satisfied with their tasty and tempting fare, such as Sunday Roasts, Fish & Chips and Shepherd’s Pie – we love their Bangers & Mash with caramelised onions! Not only is the kitchen open until midnight 7 days a week, but they also have the longest Happy Hour in Ubud – running from 12 to 6 pm – cheers to that!
And as the sun goes down, make your way behind the blue door to their Club Lounge – this uniquely quirky speakeasy-style setting is the ideal venue to party the night away, as you keep those good vibes going, with tunes from some of the island’s most talented bands and artists.
Why not come and see for yourself what’s behind The Blue Door?
Address: Jl.Monkey Forest, Ubud
Instagram: @thebluedoorbali, @thebluedoor_beergarden
Seminyak – Nirvana Sports bar
This vibrant and trendy bar is a sports lover’s heaven, offering 20 screens showing all of your favourite ALF, NRL, Premier League, UFC, F1 and boxing events.
Located in the heart of Seminyak, the Nirvana Sports Bar offers a range of Australian comfort foods, ranging from succulent chicken parm to mouthwatering steaks, burgers and pizzas. But don’t worry, there are many tempting Asian favourites that can also be found on the menu too, such as nasi goreng and sushi.
Whatever you choose, you will be sure to enjoy your meal with a cold beer and a side of the sporting atmosphere at Nirvana Sports Bar.
Nirvana – Sports bar
Address: Jl Kayu Aya Seminyak
Legian – The Beach House
Located on the shores of Legian Beach overlooking the Indian Ocean, The Beach House is the perfect sports bar to enjoy your favourite live sports with an epic Legian Beach view.
The bar offers a huge range of seating both inside and on its balcony, as well as an array of food including Indonesian and Western options. Of course, there are ice-cold drinks on offer too!
The Beach House also offers visitors a chance to cool down in its infinity pool that overlooks the beach. Watch your sports with a sunset view right in the heart of Legian.
The Beach House Legian
Address: Jalan Padma Utara, Legian
Legian – Pavilion Surf Club
If you love an Aussie surf club vibe, you will love Pavilion Surf Club in Legian. One of the only venues in Bali where you can watch live sports and see the sunset over the ocean in the same spot. Offering pub-style food, ice-cold beers, and a great range of cocktails, they have weekly specials that are amazing value too. Their weekly sports schedule is always updated on their website.
Pavilion Surf Club
Address: Jalan Pantai Double Six, No 10, Legian
Umalas – Anwa Bistro
Watch your live sports in the air-conditioned comfort of Anwa Bistro’s rooftop. The rooftop area featured both an indoor air-conditioned space and outdoor verandah setting with fantastic sunset views. The big screen plays all of the latest sports & the bar and food menu are loaded with plenty of good stuff. The drinks are cold, the pizzas are cheesy and there is plenty of space. Better still if you are traveling with a non sports lover – send them downstairs to Anwa Spa while you watch your game…there is something for everyone!
Anwa Bistro Umalas
Address: Jl. Umalas Tunon No.23a, Kerobokan Kelod, Kec. Kuta
Seminyak – The Forge Gastropub
Giving us major English pub vibes, The Forge is a beautifully decorated two-story, classic Pub. With all, you’d expect from a pub – great meals, cold drinks, craft beers on tap, and possibly the most screens of any venue in Bali! Every table at The Forge has a vantage point of a screen, sit inside or outside, upstairs or downstairs… you can enjoy your live sports from any spot in The Forge.
The Forge Gastropub
Address: Jalan Petitenget, 43c, Seminyak
Kuta – Gracie Kelly’s Irish Pub
An authentic Irish Bar right in the heart of Kuta, Gracie Kelly’s is not only a must-visit for their famous Guinness Pie, but you can also catch lots of live sports there also. Gracie Kelly’s in Kuta has everything you’d expect from an Irish bar – a great hearty menu, plenty of drink options, live music, a jukebox, darts, pool table – all in air-conditioned comfort!
Gracie Kelly’s Irish Pub
Address: Bali Dynasty Resort, Jalan Kartika Plaza, Kuta
Sanur – The Fire Station
The Fire Station is somewhat of a Sanur institution. Sanur’s only Gastro Pub you can enjoy all of your live sports on their leather lounges or high-back pub stools. While you’re there you may even like to indulge in their signature Bloody Marys or craft beer too! If you’re visiting on a Wednesday or a Sunday you’ll be able to try their famous steak night or roast Sundays as well.
The Fire Station
Address: Jalan Danau Poso, No 108, Sanur
Ubud – The Melting Pot
The Melting Pot is Bali’s original Saloon-style Bar. Not only do they show live sports on the big and small screens, but while you’re there you might want to try your hand at some of the sports and games on offer there too. Pool, ping pong, darts, and video games are all there to keep you entertained. With a pub-style menu that also features some local favourites, you’ll be well-fed, with lots of drinks on offer while enjoying your live sports here.
The Melting Pot
Address: Jalan Raya Pengosekan, No 22X, Ubud
Canggu – The Barn
A modern British Gastropub, The Barn brings a touch of class to the “sports bar” scene in Bali. Located in the heart of Batu Bolong, The Barn offers pub classics and western favourites, under the watchful eye of Chef Phillip Mowforth.
There are 6 big screens to watch a range of sports on. While you’re there you may want to indulge in the huge selection of draft beers & wines (all at very reasonable prices too!).
If you’re looking for even more entertainment, there is also a pool table and shuffleboard there too. Children are kept entertained at The Barn too, so you can watch your sports, while they have a good time too! The Barn offers special promotions throughout the week on food and drinks for those looking for a bargain too.
Address: Jl Lingkar Nelayan, Canggu
Canggu- Bistro C Sports Bar
Located in Finns Recreation Club, Bistro C Sports Bar has plenty of room to grab a spot to enjoy your live sports. With multiple screens, lots of seating options, and a delicious food and drinks menu, Bistro C offers everything you need to enjoy all of the best live sports in Canggu. Be sure to check out their weekly schedule to see what they are showing.
Bistro C Sports Bar
Address: Jalan Pantai Berawa, No 8, Berawa
Jimbaran – Bullshead Bali
Located close to the beach in Jimbaran Bullshead Bali shows all of the main live sporting events. While technically not a sports bar, you can catch a lot of live sports here. This restaurant is also a famous steak house and does amazing Sunday Roasts. While you’re watching your sports, you will have great food to choose from and a fun, relaxed environment.
Bullshead Steak House
Address: Jalan Bukit Permai, No 8, Jimbaran
As you can see there is never any need to miss out on your favourite live sporting events in Bali, no matter in which area of Bali you are. Bali Sports Bars go above and beyond to make sure you have a comfortable and clear view of all of your favourite live sports while eating some fantastic food and indulging in some cold drinks!