Football fever has grabbed the nation – after a long wait for the Euro 2020 the competition is now underway.
We round up the best places to watch the games in Manchester and to cheer England on. If you’d rather watch from the comfort of your own home you can find a Euro 2020 live stream here.
But since we can leave the house and enjoy a slice of life outside again, why not take a look at our options below for where you can watch the games with your friends while grabbing some delicious food and drinks!
Dedicated fan zone in Trafford Park
You can buy tickets to watch England take on the Czech Republic at the first dedicated fan zone in the Trafford Park area of Manchester. 4thefans fan park has tables for up to six people, and give you the opportunity to watch the match on three huge screens. The event site promises a ‘jam-packed 4-hour programme, hosted by Three Lions Legends and much more’.
You can find more information here.
The Oast House, Spinningfields
In its open air courtyard, The Oast House will show the Euros 2020 matches on a big screen. While most matches are free to attend and tables allocated on a first-come first-served basis, some are ticketed – including England v Scotland on Friday night, and England’s game against Czech Republic on June 22.
Prices for tickets matches are £10pp, which includes a pint of Madri Exceptional.
The Oast House has an extensive drinks menu, known for its ale selection, but also including twists on classic cocktails and a good alcohol-free selection.
In its new home on 69 High Street, The Shack is now based over three floors and is showing all matches.
With a food menu including tacos, an extensive selection of burgers, and Bottomless brunches on a weekend, it’s a good place to pick up a bit while watching the action.
This 1920s-themed bar on Peter Street has it all. With a cocktail menu based on the drinks of the era and a food menu to match. Dishes include Peaky Jumbo Wings, Crispy Pork Belly and Grandad’s Sausage and Grilled Cheese Sandwich to help soak up any excess drinks.
All games will be shown live, and VIP packages for groups of 4-6 people are also available.
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