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 19th May 2022

Britannia, London

23 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.

Royal Oak

189 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.

The Three Compasses

192 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.

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.

Grand Junction Arms

39 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.

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.

Doggett's Coat & Badge

7 user reviews 4

Need to watch the latest sports fixture? Doggett's Coat & Badge is the place to be. Screening all of the biggest events across the calendar, this Southbank pub will have you enjoying classic British plates and real ales as you catch every last second.

The Naturalist

230 user reviews 5

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.

Foosball Club

13 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 Bedford

172 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.

Traditional Clapham boozer The Old Tavern is the place to be for watching live sport. With cosy interiors, projectors to catch the game and plenty of cheap craft pints on tap, you can't go wrong. Topping it off? Plate after plate of tasty Mexican food.

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.

The Good Mixer

17 user reviews 4

Head on down to traditional Camden boozer The Good Mixer, the former regular haunt of Amy Winehouse, an avid lover of pool. Better yet, there's plenty of pints and comfort food courtesy of Wing Shack Co, so you can munch while you enjoy the latest game.

William the Fourth

25 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.


194 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.