Best Sports Bars in Reading

The Best Sports Bars in Reading

This city is known for its epic atmosphere when it comes to live events. The sports pubs in Reading definitely don’t fall short of this upbeat atmosphere.

So, you’re after a good place to watch all your favourite sports… You’re in the right place. We’ve compiled a list of the best sports bars in Reading to save you the effort of searching around yourself. Read on to find out exactly why these sports pubs have made it to our top list. After all, it would be best to have some good grub, drinks, and screens to soak up every minute of the best live sports fixtures.

1. Walkabout

Wiston Terrace, RG1 1DG | Website

Best Sports Bars in Reading - Walkabout

Walkabout is the place to go if you like being surrounded by an energetic atmosphere when you watch your favourite teams. This sports bar in Reading has many TV screens, meaning you won’t miss a second of live sporting action. They have BT and Sky Sports equipped on their screens so that you can watch all the popular sports such as F1, football, darts, horse racing and much more. The bar is kitted out with a variety of drink options, so no matter what drink you fancy, they’ll have it!

2. O’Neill’s Reading

4 Friar St, RG1 1DB | Website

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

The original Irish bar in the city, O’Neill’s, is a cracking place to go regardless of which vibe you’re after. You can head here if you want to go for a quiet one with some good food while watching sports. On the other hand, O’Neill’s can also be lively and loud with live music and free flowing banter. They have access to BT and Sky Sports so that you won’t miss out on any of the latest sports fixtures, from darts to cricket and football.

3. The Boundary

21-23 St Mary's Butts, RG1 2LN | Website

Best Sports Bars in Reading - The Boundary

Open until late on Fridays and Saturdays; The Boundary is the perfect sports pub in Reading for those who like to go hard or go home. Customers go on about this venue’s buzzing atmosphere, exactly what you want when you’re egging on your favourite teams to win! They serve fantastic food if you find yourself getting peckish, and the drinks menu is extensive. There are screens dotted all over the pub with access to Sky Sports and BT Sports.

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4. Thirsty Bear Pub & Pizza Restaurant

110 King's Rd, RG1 3BY | Website

Best Sports Bars in Reading - Thirsty Bear Pub & Pizza Restaurant

If you’re after more of a food based sports experience, Thirsty Bear Pub & Pizza Restaurant would be great for you. As their name suggests, they are a pizzeria serving up the tastiest New York style pizzas to those visiting. Many TVs around the pub show BT Sport, so you can always watch the main football matches here. Their drinks menu covers everything from wine to gins, spirits, bourbon, draught, cider, cocktails and more.

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