COYBIG: 9 great bars for football supporters to visit in Bordeaux
Bordeaux is famous for their wines but what does the city have for the beer lover?
Location: 2 Cours d_Alsace-Lorraine, 33000, Bordeaux, France. Near the Place du Palais tram stop.
What to expect: Awarded the TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence, this place has a great selection of beers with staff that are also comfortable speaking English. There are lots of screens to enjoy the football and it specialises in burgers, chips and pints. Perfect if you're too used to drinking wine!
Location: 5, Rue Beaubadat, 33000. Near the Hotel de Ville tram stop.
What to expect: Craft beer paradise with TV screens on the wall.
Location: Bordeaux Bassins à flot - Bacalan. Near the Bassins à flot tram stop.
What to expect: A Ferry on 3 levels that's located in the heart of Bordeaux. Restaurant, cocktails bar, heated terrace, and club and concert hall.
Location: 19 place Fernand Lafargue. Near the Hotel de Police tram stop.
What to expect: The music is the identity of the bar, its style belongs to the world of funk and soul, hence the name.
Location: 19 place du Palais, 3300.
What to expect: Located in the heart of the historic centre of the medieval city, Place du Palais, one the best sites in Bordeaux is actually listed as a Unesco world heritage site. Terrace views overlook monument of Bordeaux and this square should be wedged with Irish supporters in June.
Location: 45 Rue Sant-Rémi. Near the Place de La Bourse tram stop.
What to expect: Great selection of beers, right in the middle of the old town and a short walk to the riverfront. The decor is very cool with old photos, posters, and eclectic monuments all decorating the walls.
Location: 5-6 place de la Victoire. Near the Victiore tram stop.
What to expect: Waiters wearing, sport on every screen and pints on tap. The clientele is mixed with a healthy dose of sports fans, students and business types. €7.50 for a burger and a pint isn't exactly bad going.
Location: 76 rue Leyteire. Near the Victoire and Porte de Bourgogne tram stops.
What to expect: The bar specialises in Belgian beers with 6-8 taps at the go along with an extensive lost of bottled ales. Blanch De Bruxelles, Kwak, Westmalle, Urthel Saisonnièr, SAS pils, Curvée des Trolls, Kasteel Rouge, La Chouffe, Delirium and Averbode are some of the beer options.
Location: 21 rue du Palais Gallien. Near the Gambetta tram stop.
What to expect: Sports everywhere with plenty of beers to choose from. They also have beer pong, fussball and various other events going.