Best Sports Pubs in Brighton

Best Sports Bars in Brighton

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These epic sports bars in Brighton are great places to kick back and relax with your mates. Whether you’re a fan of live sports or not, sometimes there’s nothing better than heading out with your friends to go and watch football, rugby or cricket with some good food, good beer and (most importantly!) good company. Packed with big-screen TVs, pool tables, dartboards & shuffleboards, these amazing Brighton sports bars are a no-brainer.

1. The Font

Union St | Website

The Font

The Font is a large traditional pub serving plenty of comfort food and delicious drinks. On weekends they often have live DJs too. Throughout the week, you can also find incredible drinks deals and globally inspired snacks, and no matter where you are in the venue, you will come across a screen showing the latest sports matches.

2. Pier Nine

9 Grand Jct Rd | Website

Pier Nine Brighton

Pier Nine is known as a leisure, entertainment, and gaming destination where you can go with friends no matter the occasion. Not only do they have giant screens that screen the best sports events around. They also have shuffleboard, darts, digipool, American pool and more to keep you entertained.

3. The North Laine Pub And Brewery

27 Gloucester Pl 

The North Laine Pub And Brewery

The North Laine Pub & Brewery is an incredibly popular pub with its in-house brewery too! Here you can play various games from table tennis to beer pong and everything in between. They have plenty of large screens, surround sound and a projector system that plays various sporting games throughout the week.

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4. The Exchange

8 Goldstone St | Website

The Exchange

The Exchange is a pub with wood flooring, exposed brickwork and a beer garden offering delicious beers and classic pub grub. They have a giant projector screen to show all the best sporting events and to go with; they also have a 3 pm-8 pm Happy Hour! So, if you are looking for a good old fashioned authentic ale pub, this is the place to go.

5. Rendezvous Casino Brighton

7 Western Concourse | Website

Rendezvous Casino Brighton

If you enjoy the Vegas experience and love chancing your luck at a casino, you will love heading over to Rendezvous Casino in Brighton! Located in Kemp Town, you can enjoy the casino area, restaurant bar and lounge bar. Plenty of screens show the major sports events that are on during the day too.

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6. Fiddler’s Elbow

11-12 Boyce’s St | Website

Fiddler’s Elbow

The Fiddler’s Elbow is an Irish pub where you can enjoy a pint of Guinness (costing you less than £3!) and catch all the latest sports events from large screens around the venue. Whether you are after the Six Nations game or some horse racing, you can find all of them here. The venue has posters, sporting memorabilia and its fair share of Irish music.

7. The New Unity

52-53 London Rd | Website

The New Unity

Whether you are after live sports, live music, comedy, retro video games, DJs, board games, or so on, New Unity can provide you with it all! There are various screens around the venue showing all the latest sporting action along with a timetable on their website so you can see what sports event will be on when you visit.

8. The Black Lion

14 Black Lion St | Website

The Black Lion

Right in the middle of the iconic Lanes is where you will find The Black Lion. It is known for being one of the most loved pubs in the whole town. Everyone is welcome here, family, friends, couples, pets, the lot! You can watch all the latest sports here and enjoy hearty food, late night DJs and tasty beers.

9. Signalman

76-78 Ditchling Rise | Website


The Signalman is a bar and grill with exposed brick walls, a beer garden, and a place to go for all your live sports needs. In the winter, you will find an open fire, and in the summer, you can enjoy the sun in the beer garden. They have TVs inside the venue that offers various sporting fixtures throughout the day.

10. Walkabout Brighton

79-81 West St | Website

Walkabout Brighton

Walkabout is an Australian style bar that provides everyone with a warm welcome. With its relaxed feel and large HD TVs, you can head inside, grab a cold one with some Aussie street food and watch the latest sports fixtures. At Walkabout, they have Sky Sports, BT Sports, and Premier Sports!

11. The Lion And Lobster

24 Sillwood St | Website

The Lion And Lobster

The Lion & Lobster has 3 bars, a restaurant and two gardens. It’s a cosy venue with plenty of nooks and crannies for you and your group to sit in. There are three floors to this venue and plenty of screens for you to catch all the sporting action. As well as that, there is some delicious pub grub available too, with plenty of drinks on offer.

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