Fans are drawn to events like Formula 1, Champions League games, the World Cup, the Olympic Games, NBA finals, the Baseball World Series and more. Luckily, Ho Chi Minh City has a great infrastructure of after-hours joints to cater to those crowds.
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If you’re a new expat in Saigon, watching sports in bars is one of the best ways to meet new people and make friends, and if you don't like people or friends then no worries - just grab a beer and watch the game.
Ready to find your crowd? We’ve searched Saigon for the best people, drinks and flat-screens so you don't have to.
Get your German beer fix while enjoying the Bundesliga Saturday Night game, on your choice of projectors or flat screens. Brotzeit is a great sports bar to watch football if you are a fan of the Mannschaft.
The latest addition to the Saigon sports bar scene is D2 Sports Bar. The best part of this bright, clean space is that no matter where you sit you’ll be in front of a screen showing your favourite team’s latest games. Great menu and cold beers.
Champion Bar shows live world sports matches simultaneously from different screens set up around the bar. There is a good sound system and a menu featuring all kinds of draft beer, an array of appetizers and Asian-European food. Additionally, you can play billiard, table tennis or even darts in the bar.
At Phatty's, they set up a weekly sports schedule with a wide variety of events (depending on the season). They can also offer you a tasty variety of western food, including pub grub, burgers and bar snacks.
A pub for both locals and foreigners. The Orient has a big TV to watch a wide range of games from football to rugby as well as a pool table to keep you occupied while you’re waiting for the next event.
Nothing more than a small upstairs room, Thao Dien Man Cave is totally sports oriented. Two TV screens and access to just about any channels showing Premier League Football, F1 and Aussie Rules. It also has a top quality pool table and a good group of pool playing regulars.
The new kid in town is a comfortable sports bar where you and your mate can hang out with a beer, some grilled grub and an HD TV showing all the latest games. Pool tables at Lost Boys Sports Bar & Grill are available anytime.