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World Cup 2014 in South Bank

June 2014

Along with the rest of the nation, South Bank has come down with a serious case of World Cup fever. Leave the sweaty city pubs behind and head to the riverside for caipirinhas cocktails and Rio inspired burgers.

Patriotic Glow - EDF Energy London Eye

London’s most iconic attraction the EDF Energy London Eye will turn the lights red and white, the colours of the English flag to support our boys as they compete in the 2014 FIFA World Cup on the 14th, 19th and 24th June. To herald in the World Cup the world's most famous big wheel even set the sky alight with the colours of the Brazilian flag. 

Brazilian Beer – Thames Clippers

Going by river to catch the next World Cup game? Get into the spirit with Brahma. This Brazilian beer is available on-board Thames Clippers.

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The Champion's Burger – Park Plaza Hotel Bars: Chino Latino, Spectrum and Primo Bar

Sink your teeth into the Champions Burger, you will find this carnivorous delight in selected Park Plaza bars, including Chino Latino, Spectrum Bar and Primo Bar, all based in the South Bank district. Retailing at £11.95, the burger is made with a traditional beef patty, topped with spicy Linguiça sausage, Manchego cheese and served with crispy fried plantain chips – flavours inspired by the street food stalls of Rio.

The burger will be available to order from June 1 – July 31 2014.

World Cup Screening Parties – Primo Bar

Primo Bar are hosting two screening parties for this year's World Cup. In-keeping with the tournament hosts (and teams) the events include a Brazilian DJ, samba dancers, 2-4-1 on all caipirinhas cocktails and to top it all off sink your teeth into a Champions Burger inspired by the street-food stall of Rio.

For more information, click here.

Football Activites – Hatfields Pitches

Is your child a mini Pelé? Or maybe they just love being outdoors for a kick-about. Hatfields pitches in Southwark encourages local youngsters to attend its free football activities. There’s a broad range on offer with classes for toddlers right through to young adults.

For more information, click here.

Margarita Offer – Wahaca

Even if you don’t support Mexico, it might be worth donning their team shirt just this once. Wahaca are offering a free Margarita to anyone who wears the ensemble on Mexico’s match days.

For more information, click here.

Match Screenings and Brazilian Menu – Las Iguanas South Bank

With 2 screens, Brazilian food and world cup cocktails, Las Iguanas is full of the energy of Brazil. Head to the Havana Lounge, spinning Latin grooves from 11pm til late Friday and Saturday with 2-4-1 on Caipirinhas from 11pm. 

For more information, click here.