This Thursday sees the start of the 2018 World Cup hosted by Russia, England’s first match is on Monday 18th June with KO at 7pm. Barca, situated in Castlefield, Manchester will be showing all World Cup matches live.

The Championship has been awarded every four years since 1930, except in 1942 and 1946 when it was not held because of WW2. The current champion is GERMANY, which won its fourth title in 2014 when the World cup was hosted by Brazil.

The World Cup is the most prestigious association football tournament in the world as well as the most widely viewed and followed sporting event, Its estimated over 715  million people watch the final, a ninth of the entire population of the world.

Barca have invested in several new TV’s in preparation for the World Cup meaning there will be a TV in almost every area of the bar, Including a Portable 65″ that will be in the Restaurant area.

Just outside the centre of town, Barca in Castlefield is the perfect destination if you’re looking for somewhere in Manchester to watch the World Cup. Set to have a buzzing atmosphere, Barca has a large selection of drinks available including various cocktails and beers, there is something for everyone!

We also have a large food menu available if you fancy a bite to eat and several offers to tempt you, such as 25% off food on Monday’s. If the weathers nice, For those not wanting to watch the football Barca has one of the largest outdoor seating areas in Manchester City centre, so get down here early to guarantee a spot in the sun!

Barca is a great spot to watch the The World Cup in Manchester, and once the match is over we’re open til late, so you can celebrate or drown your sorrows depending on how it went!