Best Sports Bars in Oxford

The Best Sports Bars in Oxford

Home to one of the most prestigious universities in the world, this city also has some pretty good sports bars.

Although there might not be a massive selection to choose from when it comes to sports bars in Oxford, the choices you do have are all great in their own ways. They are all perfect for those who want to kick back and relax with a drink in hand as they watch all the best live sport fixtures on TV. You can even get stuck into the sporting action at some of them as they come equipped with darts boards, pool tables and more!


1. J’s Sports Bar

Ozone Leisure Park, Grenoble Rd, Oxford OX4 4XP | Website

Best Sports Bars in Oxford - J’s Sports Bar

Kitted out with everything you could possibly need when it comes to sport, J’s Sports Bar is for sure one of the best sports bars in Oxford. Expect one huge screen (the largest in the city) and nine other TVs to watch live fixtures, meaning you won’t miss a second of the action as you’ll always have a good seat. They have 9 English pool tables, 3 snooker tables, 3 American pool tables and 2 darts boards – you’re absolutely spoilt for choice.

2. St Aldates Tavern

08 St Aldate's, OX1 1BU | Website

Best Sports Bars in Oxford - St Aldates Tavern

Right in the heart of the city centre, St Aldates Tavern is a Victorian pub which shows sport on their TVs alongside hosting live comedy nights and monthly movies. Get stook into the provided board games or sit back and watch live fixtures on one of the many screens. If having a good drink whilst watching sport is key for you, this pub has an amazing range of real ales, craft beers, bottled beers, wines and spirits, so there will be something for everyone.

3. O’Neill’s Oxford

37 George St, OX1 2AY | Website

Best Sports Bars in Oxford - O’Neill’s Oxford

A place known for it’s epic and upbeat atmosphere, O’Neill’s is your typical Irish pub – expect live music, Irish influenced food and drink menus and huge screens to display all the best sport. The interior is super relaxed and modern, making it a comfortable and welcoming place for you to kick back and soak up the sporting action. They have BT and Sky Sports so you can watch anything from top European football matches all the way to darts, boxing and cricket.

4. Wig & Pen

9-13 George St, OX1 2AU | Website

Best Sports Bars in Oxford - Wig & Pen

Just like other Greene King pubs, the Wig & Pen is a great place to tuck into some good grub and treat yourself to a great selection of drinks. With Sky Sports and BT Sports packages, you won’t miss a second of sport at this pub, they cover everything from netball to football matches, tennis matches and cricket. So, no matter what sport you enjoy watching, you’ll be able to catch it all in live action at the Wig & Pen.


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