Here at Lanzarote Information, we’re not experts in sports bars, so we turned to our readers and asked them for tips on the sports bars they like in Playa Blanca. Listed in no particular order, they all offer something a little bit different aimed at visitors in Lanzarote who want to catch up on the latest sporting action.

The Irish Anvil

The Irish Anvil

Situated in an enviable position right on the promenade by the harbour at Punta Limones and the largest Irish bar in the resort. The Irish Anvil has to top our list of places where you can catch up with live sports coverage when on holiday in the South of Lanzarote. The bar is air conditioned inside with 4 big plasma screens and 5 televisions that can display up to 4 different channels covering the major sporting events including football, rugby, GAA, golf and horse racing.

With great food reviews, a large outdoor seating area and panoramic view across the bay of Playa Blanca The Irish Anvil is a great place for families as well as sportsmen.

WAX Sports Bar

Wax Bar

WAX might be considered a small bar, but it has the biggest atmosphere. Situated in the C.C. Papagayo centre by Playa Dorada this is a British bar offering a wide selection of sports coverage including Premiership, Conference, FA Cup, Carling Cup, Scottish Premier League, Super League, Premiership Rugby, Internationals, Formula 1, Bundesliga, La Liga, Serie A, Cricket, Darts & Snooker.

With some of the best drink prices in town and free WiFi, the WAX Sports and Lounge Bar doesn’t just show sports, they offer lively evening entertainment too.

Popeye’s Sports Bar


Popeye’s combines the best of British food and drink with football. This large bar is situated on the top floor of C.C. Punta Limones, there’s ample seating inside or out on their terrace. They offer major sports coverage with multiple screens.

With some of the friendliest staff and a happy hour, this bar is a popular place to watch the footie.

The Galeria Bar


The Galeria is set right in the heart of Playa Blanca on the front over looking the town beach. Situated up a few stairs directly off the promenade this bar has a reputation for serving fabulous cocktails as well as showing live sporting events.

A place for the more upmarket sports fans who want to watch F1, football, rugby, golf and boxing action whilst sipping a Cosmopolitan.

DJ’s Sports Bar

DJs Sports Bar

DJ’s boast that they show more live sport on 12+ screens which is more than everyone else. You name it, they’ve probably got it including Premiership, Championship, SPL, SFL, All cups domestic, European and world. German, Spanish, Italian, Argentine soccer and more. F1, GAA, Golf, Boxing & Tennis.

Situated on the top floor of C.C. Papagayo there’s plenty of space with a large sunny terrace and more great views over Playa Dorada.

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