The Best Sports Bars Nottingham Has to Offer

Best Sports Bars in Nottingham

Known for being one of the best places to party in the Midlands, Nottingham is a fantastic city packed full of exciting places to watch live sports

Whether staying up to watch the NFL or looking for somewhere to watch the Premier League, these epic sports bars in Nottingham will do the trick. Even if you’re looking for a sporty bar where you can laugh with a few bar games, look at our list below.

Bierkeller Nottingham - Best Sports Bars in Nottingham

1. Bierkeller

The city’s number-one drinking hotspot for German beers, Bierkeller Nottingham, is a Bavarian-themed sports bar with a guaranteed lively party atmosphere! With long, beer hall-style benches, this is a wonderful place to get sat down with a stein or two whilst watching the football or rugby!

📌 15-17 Friar Ln » | Website »

OZ:BAR - Best Sports Bars in Nottingham


The city’s iconic Australian-themed bar, OZ Bar Nottingham, is a fantastic place to catch all the latest live sports events. Whether you’re into rugby, football, cricket, or F1 or prefer the American classics, they show it all here! With constantly cheap & cheerful drinks offers and serving food throughout the day, you can’t go wrong with this down under themed hotspot!

📌 19 St. James' St » | Website »

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Saltbox Bar - Best Sports Bars in Nottingham

3. Saltbox Bar

The legendary Saltbox Bar is in the city's heart, a fantastic place to relax, unwind and enjoy watching the latest live sports with a pint and some food. This bright and modern venue, with its industrial-style high ceilings and stripped back floors, this bar has a real rustic feel to it. With plenty of big screen TVs around the venue, too, you won’t be stuck for a perfect place to get sat down, that’s for sure.

📌 Bolero Square » | Website »

Best Sports Bars in Nottingham - Rileys Nottingham

4. Rileys Sports Bar

One of the nation’s favourite places to play pool, Rileys Nottingham is no exception! Famous for its great atmosphere, this is the ideal place to enjoy live sports with a few pints. Although this is a members-only venue, memberships are cheap and easily obtained. With dart boards and full-size snooker tables inside, this is an excellent choice for newcomers and regulars.

📌 17a St. James' St » | Website »

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O'Neill's Nottingham - Rileys Nottingham

5. O'Neill's Irish Bar

Noted for being some of the best Irish themed bars in the country, O’Neill’s Nottingham is a brilliant place to watch live sports, no matter what you’re into. Of course, if Guinness is your drink of choice, you want to be here! Known for its lively and exciting party atmosphere in the evenings, this venue is a laid-back and family friendly place to grab a bite to eat in the daytime.

📌 8-9 Beastmarket Hill » | Website »

Hooters Nottingham - Rileys Nottingham

6. Hooters Nottingham

That’s right; you read that correctly! The first and only surviving venue in the UK, Hooters Nottingham is probably one of the city’s most unique places to party. As you’d imagine, everything here is done in traditional ‘Hooters’ fashion, from the waitresses to the food. With big screen screens showing all kinds of sports in both HD and 3D, you can’t go wrong with this legendary sports bar.

📌 London Rd » | Website »

Best Sports Bars in Nottingham - Roxy Ball Room Nottingham

7. Roxy Ball Room (Cornerhouse)

If bar games are your thing, Roxy Ball Room Nottingham is your place! The perfect alternative to the usual after-work drinks or just somewhere different to go on a night out, this eclectic bar is packed full of fun things to do. With Olympic-standard ping pong tables, arcade games, table tennis, shuffleboards and more, you won’t be stuck for something to keep you entertained!

📌 Burton St » | Website »

Best Sports Bars in Nottingham - Huddl Nottingham

8. Huddl

Whether it’s watching live sports or playing against your mates, Huddl is a unique experience like no other. With private game console booths to hire, why not challenge your mates to a game or two of FIFA after the big match? With late opening hours every night of the week, this exceptional bar is a no-brainer if you’re looking for somewhere a bit different!

📌 6 The Poultry » | Website »

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