The frenzy is upon us folks, and it’s time to chug, er, we mean cheer, for your favorite footballers as they compete in the biggest of the big-time tournaments.

Slattery’s Pub: For those of you still harboring Tory sympathies, get your red-coated bums up to BritFest NYC with their June 10th kick-off party. At Slattery’s Pub, 8 E 36th Street, 212-683-1436

Berry Park: Later in the week, head on over to Williamsburg, where, in a rare breach of the hipster aversion to all professional sports, games will be projected onto the 15-foot mural of the tournament logo. Berry Park, 4 Berry Street, Brooklyn, 718-782-2829,

Madiba Restaurant: In honor of this year’s host country, Madiba Restaurant in Fort Greene will be serving up South African cuisine from each of the World Cup host cities. Madiba Restaurant, 195 DeKalb Avenue, Brooklyn,, 718-855-9190

Puma City: If you’re looking for after-match entertainment, Puma City brings you parties at the Seaport day and night for the duration of the Cup. See for match schedule. At Puma City, June 11–July 11, South Street Seaport,, all free admission

Check our World Cup Soccer Bars directory for more places to see the action.

June 11-July 11, 2010