Experience the thrill of sport with sports bars in Gran Canaria

Gran Canaria, known for its beaches and mild climate, also stands out for its wide range of leisure activities, including a wide range of bars. In sports bars in particular, sports lovers will find the perfect place to have a drink while enjoying events such as football, basketball, or formula 1 in a lively and friendly atmosphere.


If on your next holiday you want to find the perfect place to watch your favourite team while enjoying a refreshing drink, here’s a list of the best sports bars in Gran Canaria.


5 sports bars in Gran Canaria

These bars have positioned themselves as a reference point for sports lovers. All over the island you can find bars specialising in broadcasting sport events, with comfortable furnishings, decoration down to the smallest detail, such as photographs of sporting events, souvenirs, etc.


And, as we don't want you to miss any of them, today we offer you a list of the 5 top sports bars in Gran Canaria.


1. The Irish Tavern

A real landmark in the south of Gran Canaria. Located in the heart of Playa del Inglés, The Irish Tavern is an emblematic place for sports fans. With multiple high definition screens and a wide selection of beers and cocktails, this cosy bar offers an unrivalled experience to enjoy live sporting events.


Opening hours: Every day from 10:00 to 04:00.


2. The Capitan 13 Bar

Located in the heart of the capital city Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, The Capitan 13 bar, apart from being an excellent option for a night out in Gran Canaria, stands out for its decoration which is very reminiscent of British pubs and for having an excellent beer and cocktail menu.


In addition to its aforementioned attractions, it has a great selection of food thanks to its renewed menu, where the nachos with guacamole, chicken strips or grilled Herreño cheese stand out.


With a large screen and several smaller screens scattered throughout, this bar is the ideal place to enjoy football, basketball, tennis and more.


Opening hours: Tuesday and Wednesday from 18:00 to 24:00 and Thursday to Sunday from 18:00 to 02:00.


3. Paddy's Anchor Sports Bar

A little piece of Ireland in the middle of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria. As they call themselves, The #1 Irish Sports Bar in Las Palmas, it’s located in Calle Sagasta and stands out for having a terrace area that overlooks the wonderful Las Canteras Beach.


You can sip a Guinness while you nibble on some of their dishes such as nachos or slices of pizza while watching your favourite sporting event on numerous high definition screens inside the bar.


Have you already seen your football match, rugby match or Formula 1 Grand Prix? Don't just sit back in your chair and enjoy the various pool tables in the bar.


Opening hours are Monday to Thursday from 17:00 to 1:00 and Friday to Sunday from 12:00 to 2:00.


4. The Harrow Sports Bar & Restaurant

Now let's move on to a place that breathes sport everywhere. Located in Maspalomas, in the HolidayWorld Maspalomas leisure centre, we find The Harrow Sport Bar & Restaurant.


A place where you can not only enjoy the best national and international beers, meals such as nachos, hot dogs or hamburgers or any sporting event on their HD televisions and comfortable armchairs, you can also play darts or even ping pong.


Opening hours: Monday to Thursday from 17:00 to 1:00, Friday from 13:00 to 1:30 and Saturday and Sunday from 12:30 to 1:00.


5. The Irish Rover

If you're looking for an authentic Irish atmosphere to watch sports, look no further than The Irish Rover sports bar in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria. 


You only need to set foot inside to realise that you're in a unique and special place, with decor reminiscent of typical Irish pubs. With a selection of Irish ales and home cooking, this cosy pub offers a unique experience to enjoy sporting events in a cosy and distinguished atmosphere.


Opening hours: Sunday to Thursday from 16:00 to 3:00 and Friday and Saturday from 16:00 to 4:00.


Why do sports bars in Gran Canaria stand out?

The success of the sports bars in Gran Canaria cannot be understood without taking into consideration some aspects such as:


  • Comfortable venues: a nice atmosphere has been created with comfortable and convenient furniture to make you feel comfortable while you enjoy your favourite sporting event without worrying about anything else.
  • Immersive decoration: thanks to the decoration, you can enjoy a unique sporting atmosphere, in which you can feel like you’re in the stadium itself.
  • Quality audiovisual equipment: if these places stand out for anything, it’s for their high quality resolution screens and clear sound that allows you to hear and see the events clearly from anywhere.
  • More than just a place to watch sports: the success of sports bars in Gran Canaria lies in the fact that they offer more than just beers and the possibility of watching any type of event. They’ve positioned themselves as places where you can enjoy the best gastronomy in Gran Canaria.


Enjoy the best sporting events in Gran Canaria

Whether you're looking for a spot to watch football, basketball, tennis or any other sporting event, these sports bars in Gran Canaria offer the perfect combination of atmosphere, drink, and excitement.


If you’re planning to visit Gran Canaria in the coming months, VillaGranCanaria has the solution for your accommodation. We offer a wide variety of stays close to the best sport bars, such as bungalows with small gardens, terrace and a shared pool, luxurious Villas with your own pool, garden, terrace, and BBQ or Apartments. Enjoy all the comforts you need to spend your days off.


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Come and join the fun while you cheer for your favourite team on the beautiful island of Gran Canaria!

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