Hotels, pubs, and restaurants are lining up special offers and promotions on Sunday when India take on Pakistan in the biggest face-off in the World Cup. They are promising a carnival atmosphere and are expecting significant walk-ins and bumper sales. The Aqua pub in The Park Kolkata will be offering free shots on every six and every wicket taken by the Indian team. Its Hyderabad counterpart is offering unlimited beer and chefs’ choice starters for 90 minutes at Rs 999. ITC Maratha’s Bombay High will cut the bill by half if India win. India-Pakistan matches need no offers to make them exciting.
The hotels anyway expect a massive footfall. The offers are just to add to all the excitement, High-profile events like the India-Pakistan World Cup bring out extreme emotions among people which is great for the food and beverage business.
Irrespective of whether people watch such matches on giant screens at restaurants and bars or within the confines of their homes, the festive spirit ensures high fervor. Its Delhi outlets are offering food at Rs 799, along with three house beers. At Earthplate Bar and E.A.S.T Bar (Patio), you will get unlimited drinks and food for Rs 2,000 plus taxes for two hours on Sunday.