Take A Look The Best Sports Bars In Chennai
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We know Chennai as a cricket-crazy city and one of the homes of the sport in India. But Chennai’s younger crowd flies under the radar as far as other sports are concerned – they’re perhaps not covered as much in the news media. Like other large Indian cities, Chennai has a vibrant nightlife, and watching sports with friends is quite a popular activity. Some of the older favorites were forced to shut shop due to the pandemic, but some new suitors are staking their claim to win over Chennai’s sports fans.

Rhapsody at Courtyard by Marriott 

This relaxed bar with an eclectic menu is also one the most popular in Chennai.  The upscale ambience, elegant bar, and spacious seating make it the perfect place to catch a game with your friends. Rhapsody Courtyard also offers sweet deals during important tournaments and matches, which makes it a favorite in the city.Fancy a whole bucket of chicken wings, chips and vegetables with three beers as you tune in to your favorite team? Now you know where to go. (It is also wheelchair Accessible.)

Price for Two: INR 3000

Must-Have: Jalapeno Cheeseballs, Barbecue Chicken Wings, Herbed Chicken,

Cuisine: Finger Food 

Time: 11am-11pm

Address:Courtyardby Marriott, Anna Salai Teynampet

Take 2 

This cinema-themed restobaris surprisingly polished, given its age, and serves perhaps the best pasta in Chennai. A contentious claim, some might say but Take 2 can certainly hold its own, It is also a great bar to kick back with a drink and watch some live sports action. Order a round of two of their tasty chicken nachos and you’ll be glad you made it to Take 2. 

Price for Two: INR 2500

Must-Haves: Chicken Nachos, Purple Rain (mocktail), Peri Peri Chicken, Veg Platter

Time: 12pm-11pm

Address:28, United India Colony, 1st Main Road, Kodambakkam, Chennai

Diff 42 Resto Lounge 

Velachery's Diff42 Resto Lounge is quite popular among the people of Chennai, and rightly so. Reasonably priced food and drinks, great service, and an inviting place where you can catch the game with your friends – Diff 42 will quickly become one of your favorites as well, especially during IPL season when everyone’s cheering on the Chennai SuperKings. Even if they aren’t your favorite team, this lounge is a great place to visit and take in the energy.

Price for Two: INR 1500

Must-Have: Cocktails and Beer, Mocktails Pasta, Paneer Tikka Long Island Iced Tea, Chicken Stroganoff 

Time: 12pm - 11pm

Address :7, Taramani Road, Opposite Vijaynagar Bus Terminus, Velachery, Chennai

Mount Road Social

When we speak of bars that are great for watching sports, Social is always in the reckoning,and Chennai is no different. Mount Road Social in Royapettahmight just be the most unapologetic ambience in all of Chennai – colorful, neon, and vibrant, this outlet is bursting with youthful energy. Like every other Social, the one on Mount Road is great to watch sports with your friends. 

Price for Two: INR 2000

Must Have: Butter Garlic Chili Momos, Killer Kebab Plate, Cocktails

Time: 11am-12am

Address: 49 & 50, 1st Floor, Whites Road, Ward 111, Royapettah, Chennai


Another popular hangout in Velachery, Willows AtThe Westin is a fine choice to relax in the evenings. Thesubtle lighting, decor and plush interiors help make this the perfect place to unwind after long workday.The food is exceptional, as is the service. You’d be depriving yourself if you don’t have some of the excellent seafood at Willows. They also have a good selection of the bubbly, if a bit lean, and white wine. 

Must-Have: Cocktails, Mocktails, Chicken Bbq Wings, Blackened Chicken Alfredo, 

Price for Two: INR 2500


Address: 154, The Westin Chennai, Velachery Main Road, Velachery, Chennai

Score - The Sports Bar & Grill

Score is one the best sports bars in Chennai, if not the best. It’s probably the first choice for most of the sports nuts in the city. And you can see why: tasteful décor, plush seating, perfect lighting, sports paraphernalia on the walls – this is ground zero for the Chennai sports fan. The service is excellent,the food is done right, and the cocktails are so good you’re unlikely to stop at just one. Do yourself a favor when you’re in Chennai, and head over to Score - The Sports Bar & Grill. If you already live in Chennai and haven’t visited it yet, well, why haven’t you? 

Must-Haves: Score Spike, Fire Ball, Beer-Garita, Tex-Mex Jumbo Fries, Buttermilk Cajun Chicken, Thai Mixed Meat Grills, 

Pride for Two: INR 2500

Timings 11am-11:30pm

Address: 110, Holiday Inn Chennai OMR IT Expressway, Old Mahabalipuram Road, PTK nagar, Thiruvanmiyur, Taramani, Chennai