Qatar is a peninsular Arab country where most of the citizens are Muslim, so what does this mean for drinking alcohol at the World Cup?

Alcohol isn’t illegal in Qatar, but there is zero tolerance for drinking in public, and being drunk in public is a crime. As long as you consider your surroundings & local customs (and are over the age of 21) you will be able to enjoy a drink on your travels.

Alcoholic drinks will be available within FIFA Fan Fest™, licensed hotels & bars and there is a lot to choose from. See below for our top picks.

1. Monkey Tale Doha

Offering panoramic views of the impressive skyline there is no better beach club than Monkey Tale, a perfect place to chill, dine & socialise in the day. By night the DJ’s come out supplying an epic soundtrack to your evening in this one of a kind beach bar.

3. Belgian Café

Expect spectacular views of the Arabian Gulf and Doha skyline. With an extensive terrace this is a great spot for a drink in the world’s largest Belgian Café, serving tasty European dishes accompanied by a Belgian draft beer. This is the perfect place to catch up with friends after a great day of sport.

5. Trader Vics

Originating in California Trader Vics has come a long way from a cozy saloon in Oakland. After taking part on an adventure to Cuba, Vic ‘The Trader’ Bergeron sought to perfect his bartending skills by discovering rums from across the globe. A fantastic location, on the water, there is not better place in Qatar to enjoy the Tiki theme cocktails, we recommend the famous ‘Mai Tai’.

2. Champions Sports Bar

Not got a ticket to a match? No problem, Champions Sports bar is home to 47 large screens all showing sport so no matter where you sit you will have a great view of all the action. Serving excellent food and drinks there is no better place to enjoy a day of sport.

4. Hudsons

It’s not a trip abroad without visiting an Irish bar, Hudsons Tavern is surrounded by brick walls, vintage lighting & wooden surfaces to give
an authentic feel on Qatar’s take on a classic. With live sports being shown daily another great spot to enjoy – their handcrafted burgers
are a must!

6. Brewskis And Grub

Pour your own beer? Yes, please. Brewskis & Grub offers various beer taps on the wall where you can pour away and fill your boots. From boozy games to karaoke nights, Brewskis is the place to give it your best Baddiel, Skinner & the lightning seeds impression.

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