Best Sports Bars in London
London is such a big city after all it is the capital, so it can be hard to find a good sports bar to watch live sports.
We thought we would do some research and put together the ultimate list of the best sports bars in London. To make things easier they are listed in the areas of London so you can narrow down your search a little easier. Have a browse through and see which places in London to watch live sports take your fancy.
- Sports Bars in Central London
- Sports Bars in North London
- Sports Bars in West London
- Sports Bars in East London
- Sports Bars in South London
Sports Bars in Central London
1. The Carlsberg Sports Bar at The Empire Casino
5-6 Leicester Square | Website
Based inside the Empire Casino you will find The Carlsberg Sports Bar which will provide you with everything you’ll need to watch live sports. There are two giant screens on one wall of the bar and a further 14 smaller screens spread out across the rest of the bar. They play all the major sporting events and the bar is also home of NFL in London which means you can watch all the live action throughout the season in The Carlsberg Sports Bar.
2. Nordic Bar
25 Newman Street | Website
Just a stones throw away from London’s Oxford Street you will find Nordic Bar, a Scandinavian themed sports and party bar. There are 4 large screens that you can watch live sports on along with plenty of other things to keep you entertained during your time in the venue. There are games like beer pong, table tennis and retro arcade tables for you to use.
3. Greenwood – Sports Pub & Kitchen
170 Victoria Street | Website
Greenwood Sports Pub & Kitchen is the place to be if you want the best atmosphere when watching live sports in central London. This venue has giant screens and play everything from football, rugby, tennis, basketball, NFL, golf, boxing and F1 but that’s not all. They will also show all other major tournaments that happen throughout the years like the Euros and the World Cup. Its also a great place for a bite to eat as their menu is full of delicious choices.
4. Bonds Mayfair
11 Dering Street | Website
Bonds, Mayfair is a pub where you can enjoy some good food and drinks whilst having a catch up with friends and family. But of course it is also known for being an incredible place to go if you are wanting to watch any type of live sports. With plenty of screens dotted all around the pub you will be able to watch big sports events like the Euros and Wimbledon as well as the usual League games that everyone loves to watch.
5. Philomena’s Irish Sports Bar & Kitchen
40 Great Queen Street | Website
The Philomena’s Irish Sports Bar & Kitchen is a lively pub full of an unbeatable atmosphere, delicious food and all the sporting events you’d ever want to watch. There are 10 screens across this venue with 3 different sky boxes that can show whatever sports you are wanting to watch. If the sporting event you are wanting to watch isn’t on the screen just ask and they can change it over for you!
Sports Bars in North London
1. Sports Bar & Grill Marylebone
Melcombe Pl | Website
Based in the North of London is the Sports Bar & Grill Marylebone, a place where you can dine, drink, and watch some amazing sporting events. There are plenty of screens that are around the venue with Sky and BT Sport showing all of the major national and international football, rugby, golf, boxing, tennis, F1, NFL and more! Whatever sporting event you are wanting to watch they will definitely be able to play it.
2. Escape Sports Bar
Lidlington Pl | Website
Escape is situated in Camden Town and is a traditional pub with a beer garden, HD screens, function rooms and WiFi! With Sky and BT Sports you will be able to watch all the football, rugby, cricket and much more whilst enjoying a bite to eat. They also have a food menu that offers Indian starters and Italian mains.
3. Belushi’s Camden
48-50 Camden High Street | Website
Belushi’s is a party and sports bar that is on Camden High Street and only minutes away from Camden Lock Market. They have happy hour every Monday to Friday along with live music sessions, intimate gigs, rock scenes and some of the best DJs. Along with all this entertainment there are also TVs and a huge projector inside that offers sports fans the best experience to watch the boxing, NFL, football, rugby, ALF and more!
4. Islington Sports Bar & Grill
274 Holloway Road | Website
The Islington Sports Bar & Grill is the place to go if you want to catch all of the big games that are on for sports fans to watch. There are 11 screens inside some of which are extremely large and they can show up to 10 different games at the same time. They have over 71,000 TV channels that cover 25% of the earths satellite demands so you will definitely be able to watch any game you can think of here.
51 Moscow Road | Website
Phoenix pub is a great place to head for some delicious food, great drinks, and a good number of sports for you to enjoy. They have plenty of screens across the pub so wherever you are sat there will be a good view of whatever sports event you are wanting to watch. Phoenix has BT Sports, Sky Sports, WiFi and a beer garden which are all perfect for a day out at the pub watching all the best sports games.
Sports Bars in West London
1. The Duchess W6
320 Goldhawk Road | Website
The Duchess is in the heart of West London and has been recently refurbished in 2018. With a welcoming and cosy atmosphere you can enjoy delicious food, a great selection of ales, lagers, gin, spirits, wines and more. As well as all of that there are also plenty of HD screens where you can watch all the sporting action like football rugby, cricket, horse racing and more!
2. Rileys Sports Bar Victoria
16 Semley Pl | Website
Rileys Sports Bar in Victoria is the place to be if you want to watch sports whilst getting involved in different games with friends. It’s the best place in the city centre where you can play snooker, pool and darts whilst watching the live sporting events. As well as just popping in to watch some football and use the dart board, Rileys also caters for large groups and can host a range of different events to suit business meetings, conferences and more.
3. Belushi’s Hammersmith
28 Hammersmith Broadway | Website
Belushi’s Hammersmith is a sports bar and party bar that has an amazing happy hour that runs from Monday to Friday. As well as great prices drinks there are also multiple screens with two huge projectors which makes them a great place to head if you are wanting to watch any live action sports. From football to NFL, rugby to tennis any sporting event you are wanting to watch you will be able to find it here.
4. Westwood Sports Pub & Kitchen
Ariel Way | Website
Westwood Sports Pub & Kitchen is a great location to head to and is located in Westfield Square. There are 9 large screens and they show everything from football, rugby, NFL, tennis, basketball, golf, boxing, F1 and more! As the screens are dotted all around the venue it doesn’t matter where you are sat you will always be able to have a great view of the game that is on!
5. McGettigan’s Fulham
1 Fulham Broadway | Website
McGettigan’s Fullham is located opposite Fulham Broadway Station and is open every day of the week serving lunch, dinner, and all your sporting needs. There are 13 large screen TVs that will play everything from football, rugby, golf, cricket and more! So no matter what game you are wanting to watch you will most definitely be able to find it playing in McGettigan’s.
Sports Bars in East London
1. Pub On The Park
19 Martello Street | Website
You can find Pub On The Park right on the very edge of London Fields which means there are some amazing views you can take in. They also have some delicious food and drink options available to suit a range of different tastes. And they have all the major sporting events on with the 7 big screens that are around the venue. Each screen can have a different game on too so there will be no worry about your game not being on.
2. Gibney’s London
70 City Road | Website
Gibney’s is a traditional Irish pub with all the experiences you’d have in Ireland but in the capital city of London. They have live music, comedy and sport, so there is plenty to keep you entertained. The best part about Gibney’s London is that there are private booths that you can book with TV screens showing the sports of your choice which gives you a unique and intimate experience to enjoy.
3. The Moretown Belle
5 Thomas More Street | Website
The Moretown Belle is a unique venue in London that is part of the Belle Pubs & Restaurants chain. Perfect for dining, drinking and watching the sports. There are plenty of screens in and around the pub so that you can watch football, rugby, NFL, golf, tennis, cricket, F1 and more! Along with a delicious selection of traditional pub food with an American twist.
4. The Pavilion End
23 Watling Street | Website
The Pavilion End is situated right near St Paul’s Cathedral and has been freshly refurbished to become one of the finest and best places to watch live sport. There are Sky and BT channels that will be played on a number of TV screens so that you won’t miss out on any of the major games and tournaments. Along with the sports you can also enjoy some delicious fresh food as you are watching the games.
5. The Three Compasses
99 Dalston Lane | Website
The Three Compasses is a Hackney pub with a heated terrace and a cosy, welcoming atmosphere. There are two projector screens inside with both Sky Sports and BT Sports available. So if you are wanting to watch the football, rugby, cricket, or any other major tournaments or competitions then this is the place to be in Hackney.
Sports Bars in South London
1. The Rectory
87 Rectory Grove | Website
Located in the heart of Clapham’s Old Town is where you will find The Rectory. There is a delicious food menu available with a stone baked pizza oven along with a huge list of quality drinks available too. They have various sporting events playing on their TV screens inside which means you can come for a bite to eat, a drink, and to keep up with the live sports that is playing inside.
2. The Griffin Belle
8 Wyvil Road | Website
Another pub relating to the Belle Pubs & Restaurants is The Griffin Belle. Here you can enjoy any sport events as there are plenty of screens around the pub where you can watch football, rugby, NFL, golf, tennis, cricket, F1 and more! Along with some delicious traditional pub food with an American twist.
3. The Northcote
2 Northcote Road | Website
Between Clapham Junction and Clapham Common is where you will find The Northcote. Perfect for any occasion whether you are wanting a catch up with friends, a bite to eat, or a day watching all the best sports. All the major sporting events are played here including things like Wimbledon and the Olympics.
4. Spit and Sawdust
21 Bartholomew Street | Website
The Spit and Sawdust bar is a modern, welcoming and extremely popular place to head if you are wanting delicious food, amazing drink choices, and a bar where you can see all the beer kegs! They have TV screens around the venue too which play all the popular live sporting events too. So if you are looking for somewhere to go with friends that has something for everyone then this is the place to go.
5. Cedar Tree Pub
231 Putney Bridge Road | Website
Cedar Tree Pub is a premier sports bar which has pool tables, dart boards and 11 HD screens with access to all the major sports channels. Whatever sport game you are wanting to watch they will probably show it. They also have plenty of craft beers, premium larger and real ale along with a great selection of wines and spirits. So you will have plenty to eat and drink whilst watching some sports.
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