Where to watch the UEFA 2016 final France - Portugal in New York?
France will face Portugal in the Euro 2016 Final on Sunday. Where should you watch the game? In a bar with friends, or outdoors on an island? You’ll have many options, take your pick!
On an island
A giant screen has been set up on Governors Island since the beginning of the European competition, and of course the final will be broadcast live. Be prepared for a warm, festive afternoon!
In addition to the game, many soccer-themed activities will be organized around the island, including various ball games and bubble soccer (with involves wearing huge, head-to-knee inflatable bubbles). Soccer enthusiasts will have their share of fun.
At the corner of 60th street and Lexington Avenue
The FIAF will set up a giant screen in the street with some food and drinks ! The screening is organized among the festivities of Bastille Day.
2. In a bar with friends
Opia: the owner, Frederick Lesort, is a soccer aficionado, and will make sure everyone gets to see the game in the best conditions.
130 E 57th St Tel: 212 688 3939.
O’Cabanon: The three brothers-in-law who jointly own the restaurant will offer a free round of champagne for each goal scored by “les Bleus”. And 50% off all drinks during the game.
245 W 29th St. Tel: 646 669 7879.
Felix: Run by chef Pierre Landet, this is the official Soho hang-out of French expats and steak tartare lovers –among others.
340 W Broadway Tel : 212 431 0021.
Bar du District: More than 400 people gathered there for the France-Iceland game, and the ambiance did not disappoint.
225 Liberty Street Tel : (212) 981-8588
Provence en Boîte: You will find two TV screens and a resolutely French atmosphere at Jean-Jacques Bernat’s restaurant, which is always full on game days in Carroll Gardens.
263 Smith St Tel : 718 797 0707.
La Cigogne: This Alsatian Carroll Gardens hang-out set up big screens for a special « soccer and tarte flambée » afternoon (among other menu options…).
213-215 Union St. Tel: 718 858 5641.
Bar-Tabac: This is the place to be on Bastille Day, but this Boerum Hill fixture also broadcasts all the Euro games.
128 Smith St Tel : 718 923 0918.