Sports Bars In London

Looking for the perfect spot to settle down and watch the action as it unfolds? You've come to the right place. Including lavish bars with an HD screen and ice-cold beer at every turn to intimate pubs oozing that match-day energy with junk food galore, this is our exclusive guide to the best sports bars in London.

For something more specific? Boxing bars in London. Football pubs in London. Rugby pubs in London.

Last updated on 14th November 2022

The Lock Inn

6 user reviews 5

The Lock Inn is a relaxed sports bar in Hackney Wick, where you'll find screenings aplenty and loads of local craft brews to quench your thirst. Better yet, you can head out to their canalside beer garden afterwards to soak up the sun.

The Three Compasses

212 user reviews 5

The Three Compasses is a charming pub in Dalston. This local East End boozer finds its pleasure in screening all of the weekend games for punters as the friendly bar staff keeps the pints flowing well after the match finishes.

Britannia, London

30 user reviews 5

A fun sports bar in London Bridge, Britannia is a great little boozer for everything from football to rugby to golf and boxing. Plus their cheap eats include burgers and pizzas, alongside fabulous cocktails, red wine and craft beer.

Old Ship Richmond

378 user reviews 5

Head here on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, and you can enjoy a free round of Guinness when you book the Old Ship in Richmond. While watching on HD screens, you can also grab some scrumptious British grub and tasty treats.

The Rectory

76 user reviews 4

This Clapham Common cracker of a pub doesn't mess around when it comes to sports screenings. Not only do they have two Sky boxes, Sky Sports and BT Sports, but they also have a mega HD projector and four TV screens, so you know you're sure to catch all the action at this classic spot.

The Naturalist

254 user reviews 4

With an extensive food and drinks menu, you definitely won't go without watching the game at The Naturalist. This North London haunt is serving up a range of eats from meaty burgers to succulent steaks, with craft beers and cocktails.

The Bedford

262 user reviews 4

With plenty of HD screens showing Sky and BT Sports in the main bar, as well as huge projectors, The Bedford is the ultimate spot for a day of watching all the nail-biting moments from the game. Whether it's the footie, wrestling or tennis, this Balham hotspot will be showing it.

The Junction

1 user review 5

One of the best sports bars with big screens in London, The Junction is a boozer with a sprawling outdoor space and indoor opportunities to catch all the action. Better yet, there's a lineup of live music or DJs to let your hair down after any big win.

Grand Junction Arms

94 user reviews 4

In need of a top-notch haunt to watch sports? Then why not head along to Grand Junction Arms in Acton, where you can catch all the latest plays on HD screens. If you're feeling hungry, they also have a range of mouthwatering pub classics and beer.

Royal Oak

211 user reviews 5

Perfect for a group dinner or a team night out, Royal Oak is a Willesden pub that's full of charm and character. Stocked with craft beers, fine wines and international spirits, as well a stunning garden and rooftop, this is one to head to for live sports.

It really is in the name, isn't it? Sports Bar & Grill is one of the best places to watch the fixtures in Victoria. Not only is it centrally located and easily reachable for all, but it also has a huge number of large HD screens, delicious food and refreshing pints.

Many of O'Neill's pubs across London host fabulous sports screenings throughout the year. Settle yourself into one of the trendy boozers to get a prime view of the games from the HD TVs, fuelled on by the delicious pizzas, burgers and tapas on offer, paired with boozy bevvies aplenty.


334 user reviews 4

Based in Victoria, Greenwood promises food, craft beers and live football all under one roof. The menu is, of course, the headliner here, but it's the sports that really caught out attention. With pool tables, big screen TVs and all your favourite drinks at the bar, the venue is a real winner.

Foosball Club

14 user reviews 5

Going above and beyond your usual sports bar, Foosball Club is a haven for big kids and fans alike. Perched on Holloway Road in Islington, this quirky spot not only offers hours of table football fun, but there's also freshly poured pints and mouthwatering pizza.

The Star SE18

196 user reviews 5

For sports bars in London, check out The Star SE18. Nestle into their cosy leather booths as you catch all the latest fixture, from rugby and boxing to golf and cricket. For food? Tuck into a pizza and pasta, alongside a pint or glass of bubbly.

A pub in Notting Hill, Cock and Bottle is a supreme spot to catch the latest game, whether it be golf, football or rugby. While watching, you can sink a pint all while sharing the venue's bar board, which has Korean chicken bites, crispy onion rings and plenty more.

Nordic Bar

435 user reviews 4

Sports bars in London don't come much better than Nordic. Situated near Oxford Street, this West End hotspot is home to a plethora of screens showing a variety of sports and if that's not enough, they have ping pong and table football. There's also Scandanavian grub, beers, cocktails to keep you going.

William the Fourth

32 user reviews 5

William the Fourth over in Leyton is a fantastic haunt with plenty of screens showing live sports. While you watch the games, sip on one of their craft pints and feast on Greek street food, brought to you by Bread and Oregano.