Best Sports Bars In Belfast

Not just the capital of Northern Ireland and birthplace of the RMS Titanic, our city also knows how to show you a good night out. Whether you're looking for somewhere to get competitive or a rowdy watering hole screening all the fixtures, we've got you covered. From GAA pubs with huge pool tables and beer pong, to classic Irish bars where craft beers and American matches reign supreme, this is our guide to the best sports bars in Belfast.

Last updated on 27th September 2022


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For those of you after a GAA pub, this is it. Not only does Laverys show live sports, but it's also got Ireland's largest pool room, comedy nights and a belting food menu. If rugby is your thing, take advantage of the Ulster transport package; complete with beers, burgers or steak and round trip transportation.

Along with live music and a craic-ing selection of real ales, Maddens is bringing you everything you'd need from a sports bar in Belfast city centre. Take your pick between boxing, rugby and - of course - the All Ireland final.

Among the best places to catch the action, Franklins sports bar in Belfast is showcasing everything from the Super Bowl and Six Nations to the Grand Prix. Fill up on pizza, wings and plenty of beer from their menu, before heading to the top floor gaming area where pool tables, beer pong and dartboards await.