Best Sports Bars in London

Best Sports Bars in London

There’s no shortage of sports bars in London! Being one of the biggest and best cities in the world, you’re guaranteed to have a fantastic time.

This bustling city is big on two things: sports and bars! Home to some of the world’s most successful football clubs and host to the historic 2012 Olympic Games, the capital is also noted for being one of the best party destinations in the country, drawing in thousands of people each year. So, if you’re in the city and looking for the perfect place to watch live sports or kick back with your mates, these excellent sports bars in London are the places to go!

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Sports Bars in Central London

The Carlsberg Sports Bar at The Empire Casino

1. The Carlsberg Sports Bar at The Empire Casino

5-6 Leicester Square | Website

You will find The Carlsberg Sports Bar inside the Empire Casino, which will provide you with everything you’ll need to watch live sports. There are two giant screens on one bar wall and a further 14 smaller screens spread out across the rest. They play all the major sporting events, and the bar is also home to the NFL in London, so you can watch all the live action throughout the season in The Carlsberg Sports Bar.

Nordic Bar

2. Nordic Bar

25 Newman Street | Website

Just a stone's throw away from London’s Oxford Street, you will find Nordic Bar, a Scandinavian themed sports and party bar. There are 4 large screens on which you can watch live sports and 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.

Greenwood Sports Pub & Kitchen

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 plays 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. It’s also an excellent place for a bite to eat as its menu is full of delicious choices.

Bonds Mayfair

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4. Bonds Mayfair

11 Dering Street | Website

Bonds, Mayfair is a pub where you can enjoy good food and drinks while catching up with friends and family. But of course, it is also known for being an incredible place to go if you want to watch live sports. With plenty of screens dotted around the pub, you can watch significant sports events like the Euros and Wimbledon and the usual League games everyone loves to watch.

Philomena's Irish Sports Bar & Kitchen5. 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. Ten screens across this venue have three sky boxes showing whatever sports you want to watch. If the sporting event you want to watch isn’t on the screen, ask, and they can change it!

Sports Bars in North London

Sports Bar & Grill Marylebone

1. Sports Bar & Grill Marylebone

Melcombe Pl | Website

Based in the North of London is the Sports Bar & Grill Marylebone, where you can dine, drink, and watch some amazing sporting events. There are plenty of screens around the venue, with Sky and TNT Sports showing all the major national and international football, rugby, golf, boxing, tennis, F1, NFL and more! Whatever sporting event you want to watch, they will be able to play it.

Escape Sports Bar

2. Escape Sports Bar

Lidlington Pl | Website

Escape is in Camden Town, a traditional pub with a beer garden, HD screens, function rooms and WiFi! With Sky and TNT Sports, you can 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.

Belushi's Camden

3. Belushi’s Camden

48-50 Camden High Street | Website

Belushi’s is a party and sports bar on Camden High Street, only minutes from Camden Lock Market. They have happy hour every Monday to Friday, live music sessions, intimate gigs, rock scenes, and some of the best DJs. Along with all this entertainment, there are also TVs and a massive projector inside that offers sports fans the best experience to watch boxing, NFL, football, rugby, ALF and more!

Islington Sports Bar & Grill

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 the big games for sports fans to watch. There are 11 screens inside, some extremely large and can show up to 10 games simultaneously. They have over 71,000 TV channels that cover 25% of the earth’s satellite demands, so you can watch any game you can think of here.


5. Phoenix

51 Moscow Road | Website

Phoenix Pub is a great place to head for delicious food, great drinks, and many sports. They have plenty of screens across the pub, so wherever you sit, there will be a good view of whatever sports event you want to watch. Phoenix has TNT Sports, Sky Sports, WiFi and a beer garden, all perfect for a day out at the pub watching all the best sports games.

Sports Bars in West London

The Duchess W6

1. The Duchess W6

320 Goldhawk Road | Website

The Duchess is in West London’s heart and was recently refurbished in 2018. With a welcoming and cosy atmosphere, you can enjoy delicious food and 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!

Rileys Sports Bar Victoria

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 to play snooker, pool and darts while watching live sporting events. As well as just popping in to watch some football and use the dartboard, Rileys also caters for large groups and can host various events to suit business meetings, conferences and more.

Belushi's Hammersmith

3. Belushi’s Hammersmith

28 Hammersmith Broadway | Website

Belushi’s Hammersmith is a sports and party bar with an amazing happy hour from Monday to Friday. As well as great prices for drinks, there are also multiple screens with two huge projectors, which makes them a great place to head if you want to watch any live-action sports. You can find any sporting event you want to watch, from football to NFL, rugby to tennis, here.

Westwood Sports Pub & Kitchen

4. Westwood Sports Pub & Kitchen

Ariel Way | Website

Westwood Sports Pub & Kitchen is in an excellent location in Westfield Square. There are nine large screens showing 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 sitting; you will always have a great view of the game that is on!

McGettigan's Fulham

5. McGettigan’s Fulham

1 Fulham Broadway | Website

McGettigan’s Fulham is located opposite Fulham Broadway Station. It is open every day of the week, serving lunch, dinner, and all your sporting needs. 13 large-screen TVs will play everything from football, rugby, golf, cricket and more! So, no matter what game you want to watch, you will most definitely be able to find it playing in McGettigan’s.

Sports Bars in East London

Pub on the Park

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 fantastic views you can take in. They also have some delicious food and drink options to suit various tastes. And they have all the major sporting events on with the seven big screens around the venue. Each screen can have a different game on, too, so there will be no worry about your game not being on.

Gibleys London

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 sports, so plenty to keep you entertained. The best part about Gibney’s London is that there are private booths you can book with TV screens showing the marks of your choice, giving you a unique and intimate experience to enjoy.

The Moretown Belle

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 sports. There are plenty of screens in and around the pub to watch football, rugby, NFL, golf, tennis, cricket, F1 and more! Along with a delicious selection of traditional pub food with an American twist.

The Pavilion End

4. The Pavilion End

23 Watling Street | Website

The Pavilion End is near St. Paul’s Cathedral and has been refurbished to become one of the finest and best places to watch live sports. Sky and BT channels will be played on several TV screens so you won’t miss out on any major games and tournaments. Along with the sports, you can also enjoy some delicious fresh food while watching the games.

The Three Compasses

5. The Three Compasses

99 Dalston Lane | Website

The Three Compasses is a Hackney pub with a heated terrace and a cosy, welcoming atmosphere. Two projector screens are available inside Sky Sports and TNT Sports. So, if you want to watch football, rugby, cricket, or any other significant tournaments or competitions, this is the place to be in Hackney.

Sports Bars in South London

The Rectory

1. The Rectory

87 Rectory Grove | Website

You will find The Rectory in the heart of Clapham’s Old Town. A delicious food menu is available, with a stone-baked pizza oven and a huge list of quality drinks. They have various sporting events on their TV screens inside, which means you can come for a bite to eat, drink, and keep up with the live sports that are playing inside.

The Griffin Belle

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 sports events as there are plenty of screens around the pub to watch football, rugby, NFL, golf, tennis, cricket, F1 and more! Along with some delicious traditional pub food with an American twist.

The Northcote

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 want 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 Wimbledon and the Olympics.

Spit & Sawdust

4. Spit and Sawdust

21 Bartholomew Street | Website

The Spit and Sawdust bar is a modern, welcoming and trendy place to head if you want delicious food, fantastic drink choices, and a bar where you can see all the beer kegs! They also have TV screens around the venue playing all the famous live sporting events. So if you are looking for somewhere to go with friends with something for everyone, then this is the place to go.

The Cedar Tree

5. Cedar Tree Pub

231 Putney Bridge Road

Cedar Tree Pub is a premier sports bar with pool tables, dart boards and 11 HD screens with access to all the major sports channels. Whatever sports game you want to watch, they will show it. They also have plenty of craft beers, premium, more significant and real ale, and a great selection of wines and spirits. So you will have plenty to eat and drink whilst watching some sports.

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