Sports Bars in Edinburgh

The big match is just around the corner and you're searching for the perfect spot to see your team battle it out. All offering an electric, pitch side vibe, the city's many sports bars promise to serve your favourite drinks and food dishes while you watch every moment unfold on the big screen. Whether you're celebrating a victory or drowning your sorrows, check out our list of the best sports bars in Edinburgh.

Last updated on 19th September 2019




Frankenstein / Bier Keller

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One of the city's most popular haunts, Frankenstein is one of Edinburgh's go-tos for all things sport. Take a pew at one of the wooden tables and get the beers in while all the action kicks off on screen. They've also got some delicious German-inspired food options to keep you replenished through to extra time.

McSorleys

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Known for its electric atmosphere and buzz, McSorleys Irish pub is perfect spot to watch the biggest matches live on TV. Armed with a huge projector screen, a number of plasma TVsand delicious food, the bar offers the complete package for watching live sport in Edinburgh.

Whether you're looking to watch some sport or have a play yourself, Marcos can do it all. Catch all the action live on big screens and when it's all over, head to the retro arcade or play a few games on the Xbox before taking to the Trilliards table.

Sitting across the road from the prestigious McEwan Hall, Doctor's cosy atmosphere is perfect for anyone looking for a chilled place to watch sport. From, tennis, football, rugby and everything in between, the sports-mad team make sure that there's always something thrilling to watch. 

Pilgrim

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Working in tandem with the bar's incredible drinks discounts, Pilgrim's screens are always showcasing live sport at every possible opportunity. From huge International fixtures to more obscure sporting events, expect some kind of live sport being shown on their eight HD TV screens.

It might be famous for having one of the most beautiful beer gardens in the entire city, but The Peartree is also one of the best sports in Edinburgh.The venue's huge screen in the garden and collection of local ales places it as a firm favourite.

The Three Sisters is a pub that pulls out all the stops when it comes to showcasing live sport. As soon as the Six Nations tournament rolls around, the venue has transformed itself from a traditional pub into a boisterous, sports bar like no other with a massive outdoor screen.