Where to watch the Rio Olympics 2016 in Brighton
Need help finding the best bars and pubs to watch the Rio Olympics 2016 in Brighton? Look no further than our hand-picked guide! You might have missed out on tickets to the Maracana, but these sports bars showing the Rio Olympics might just be the next best thing. Head down, get the drinks in and soak up the atmosphere as Team GB go for glory on South American soil.
The Font is another cracking little pub showing the Rio Olympics in Brighton. Perfectly placed in the heart of the city - the Pier and Lanes are within a "leisurely stagger" - The Font’s comfy sofas and hearty hot plates should draw the crowds this summertime. It’s pretty relaxed - ideal if you fancy catching the action from Rio in undisturbed, easy-going surroundings - and there’s DJs playing if you’re keen on staying into the evening.
The newest Walkabout site comes to Brighton’s shores with a £600k refurb behind it. It’s a typically cracking spot for live sport, with visitors feasting on Aussie food and drinks while watching the Rio 2016 games on huge plasma screens placed around the venue. Head for the suntrap beer garden if there’s a break in the action, and don’t forget there’s pre-bookable areas should you be looking to stay afterwards to plan a night out with your mates.