The Best Sports Bars Portsmouth has to Offer

Best Sports Bars in Portsmouth

Home to Pompey FC, this maritime city hosts some of the best places to watch the football and a whole host of other live sports.

If you find yourselves looking for a new place to watch the Premier League or you’re just after a different kind of bar to drink at on your next day out, these epic sports bars in Portsmouth are the perfect places to go!


Best Sports Bars in Portsmouth - O'Neill's Southsea

1. O'Neill's Southsea

A popular Irish bar chain that’s perfect for catching the latest live sports, O’Neill’s Southsea is situated at the top of Southsea’s bustling Albert Road, packed full of exciting bars and restaurants. This venue, complete with big screen TVs and amazing food & drink menus too, you simply can’t go wrong with this Portsmouth sports bar.

📌 Albert Rd » | Website »

Best Sports Bars in Portsmouth - The Dockyard Pub

2. The Dockyard Pub

A bustling and lively student-orientated haunt right next to the town's main railway station, The Dockyard Pub is a fantastic Portsmouth sports bar that hosts all the best live sports events showing throughout the week. Surrounded by campus buildings belonging to the city’s university, you can expect a proper good atmosphere here no matter what night of the week you visit. With great food and drink offers available too, this pub is a no-brainer.

📌 13-19 Guildhall Walk » | Website »

Best Sports Bars in Portsmouth - Ship Anson

3. Ship Anson

Situated on the doorstep of the iconic Harbour, the Ship Anson is a great place to watch live sports in the city, no matter if you like football, golf, rugby or anything else for that matter! With a proper old-world style inside, this cosy and atmospheric venue is a great place to consider going to at any time of the day or evening.

📌 10 The Hard » | Website »

Best Sports Bars in Portsmouth - The Fat Fox & Atrium

4. The Fat Fox & Atrium

Famous for both live sports and live music, The Fat Fox & Atrium is a great place to enjoy in this eclectic city. Especially popular on match days and a firm favourite for football fans, this bar has everything you need to make it an extra-special experience. If you’re a big fan of cheerfully cheap food and drink as well, then you’ll be more than happy here!

📌 11-13 Victoria Rd. S. » | Website »

Best Sports Bars in Portsmouth - The Newcome Arms

5. The Newcome Arms

Noted for being a popular and lively supporters pub for Pompey FC, The Newcome Arms is an old-world style Victorian pub that sits nestled away in the suburb of Fratton. Inside, this cosy pub is packed full of footy memorabilia, as well as plenty of big screens to catch all the action. With a huge bar serving all the best beers and spirits, there’s no reason not to skip over this awesome bar if you’re looking for somewhere to watch live sports in the area!

📌 189 Newcome Rd » | Website »


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