Battersea-based bar and restaurant The Schoolhouse will have you reminiscing on lunchtime games, scraped knees and flashing trainers. Screening all major matches on their huge HD projector screen, if you time your visit here right you may be able to take advantage of their legendary 2 for 1 'tappy hour' on all draught beers.
Football Pubs in London
Nobody wants to find themselves packed into a rubbish pub catching a glimpse of a tiny TV come match day, and that’s exactly why we’re here to help. Whether you're tuning into the Premier League, Champions League or the Euros, here’s just a handful of the best pubs showing football in London, complete with unbeatable drinks deals, electric atmospheres and giant HD screens. *Blows whistle*
Found yourself in St. Paul's minutes from kick-off, with nowhere to watch the game? Problem solved - just head over to the Pavilion End, the recently refurbed gastro-pub that goes batty for all things sport. Part of the Fuller's group, you can expect hearty dishes and quality ales as standard.
A combo of a sports bar and a late-night party palace, Belushis is a footie-lover's haven. With an American feel, great drink promotions and seven large plasma screens showing all major fixtures, you couldn't want much more. There's also sister sites in Camden, Greenwich and Shepherd's Bush - all boasting the same great party atmosphere.
In need of a decent pub showing the football close to St. Paul's? Make for The Albion, the City's warm and relaxed boozer which has all of the action from Sky Sports, ESPN and Premiere Sports. Open over the weekends - rare for a city pub - there's top-quality grub and an award-winning real ale lineup at the bar.
Not only do these guys play all the BT sport matches, they also have a fine selection of beers to accompany it. They are all locally sourced cask ales and beers, which are always brewed within the borough of Enfield. And if all that cheering gets you hungry, they've got a menu of tasty grilled pub food too.
Serving up mouthwatering slices of pizza courtesy of Sourdough Saloon, The Black Horse is the Deptford spot that's got your halftime scran sorted. A light and airy space, with long booths perfect for group bookings, the projector screen here is regularly rolled out for the biggest games of the season.
Friendly neighbourhood pub The Leyton Star is often buzzing with fans come matchday. Serving comfort food classics throughout the week and hearty roasts on Sundays - you'll be at zero risk of running on empty. There's even a private karaoke room for you to bellow out your favourite chants after storming to victory.
Showing all the action from the biggest matches in the biz, this Tottenham Court Road pub offers the perfect spot for getting in on the football action with a pint and a burger to boot. Come the summer months, fans tend to spill out onto the street, giving this place an electric atmosphere.
Found in the heart of the West End and consistently buzzing, The Adam and Eve is a great place to watch football in London. Teeming with HD TVs, and promising back-to-back coverage, head on down for all the season's highlights.
Wondering where you can get a round in before one of Arsenal's matches? The Brewhouse & Kitchen in Highbury has to be the answer; serving fresh beer brewed on-site and within walking distance of The Emirates Stadium. There's a steady buzz come match day as fans pop in for a swift one before heading to watch the Gooners, with many returning for post-match analysis.
One of South London's best football pubs, The Duke of Edinburgh is buzzing every night of the week. The huge beer garden is the perfect place to get a breath of fresh air before heading inside to catch the latest pundit analysis and game action on one of the many plasma screens.
One of the best sports bars in London, this excellent bar and kitchen down in Holland Park offers a unique selection of pizzas, beers and British plates, alongside all the football coverage you could possibly want, including Premier League, Champions League and the Euros.
This spacious sports bar boasts a multitude of HD screens dotted about the venue. Worried about missing a game because its kick-off clashes with another fixture? Fear not, Rileys promises to show all televised matches simultaneously if need be. There are even a few football-themed tipples to keep you well oiled.
Never miss a moment as Moretown Belle screens all the footie action across its 31 ultra HD screens. Sit back with a delicious draft ale, beer or wine and tuck into a menu of pub classics as you cheer on your team in comfort and style.
Armed with a line-up of potent spirits and 55-inch plasma screens spread across its two floors, Matchbox is the ideal Shoreditch spot to sip on tasty concoctions whilst enjoying the match. Head down on a Friday or a Saturday and watch the resident DJs spin all your favourite party tracks long into the early hours.
The spacious beer garden at the Coat and Badge is where footie fans assemble for a couple of pre-game pints every Saturday. And for when the whistle blows? You'll find a warm and lively Putney pub inside, complete with HD screens and top-notch halftime grub.
Complete with three separate viewing areas as well as a huge beer garden, The Charlotte in Southwark know a thing or two about how to pull off the ultimate match day. With private areas available to book, and the option to pre-order drinks packages, this place is taking the stress out of even the most intense matches.
Looking for a pub to watch the football in Battersea? Make your way to Nine Elms where the Duchess Belle is showing all the action alongside a menu that includes everything from hot dogs and pies, easily washed down with their wide selection of draught ales, wines and more.
Nordic is the football-crazy Scandinavian themed bar that's located a short stroll away from Oxford Street. With a number of screens showing the match and ping-pong to keep you busy during halftime, these guys serve up an unmissable menu of authentic food and drinks.
Chelsea fan? You'll probably have heard of the Goose - the footie-mad North End Road boozer. It's a huge hit with fans both before and after the match. Featuring a number of large TVs, it's also a prime spot for those not lucky enough to nab a ticket - screening every minute of the nail-biting action.
Located just a stone's from away from the stunning Olympic Park, The Cow is all about great sport. An ideal spot to watch the football in Stratford, this place boasts amazing views, fresh food, quality ales and a vibrant atmosphere.
With a roaring fire and heated terrace, Catford Bridge Tavern has got you covered whatever the weather. Undergoing a charming renovation back in 2017, this place is now the perfect balance of classic and contemporary. And for those mid-match stomach grumbles? There's a menu of comfort food classics with a Caribbean twist.
Boasting no less than 34 screens, you've only got yourself to blame if you somehow miss a goal at this football pub in London. Settle in to watch the beautiful game with your pals then conduct your post-match analysis over a pints and a match of table tennis.
A fantastic atmospheric venue right next to Liverpool Street, this London pub has a large screen in the main room, perfect for catching all the Premier League action. Regularly full to bursting point, we'd advise getting here early to bag yourself a table.
Renowned for its table football, great food and match day coverage, Bar Kick is indisputably one of the best places to catch the Premier League and Championship action in London. Happy hour lasts from 4-7pm every day, so once the game is over you might as well stay to take advantage of the uber-cheap drink deals.
Located a short stroll away from Ravenscourt Park, this recently refurbed pub is the perfect West London hangout for a rainy match day. Boasting comfy leather sofas, a well-stocked bar and a dog-friendly policy, we wouldn't blame you for hiding out at this gem well beyond Match Of The Day.
If you fancy catching a footie game with delicious plates of Lebanese cuisine, an extensive bar menu and sweet shisha, look no further than Tigerbay. Located just a stone's throw from Hanger Lane station, it's a unique way to watch sport in West London.
A bustling boozer in Stoke Newington, The Red Lion oozes classic charm with its cosy interiors, beautiful beer garden and big games room. Head on over to catch the footie on one of their screens, with a beer and delicious homemade pizza to make it extra special.
The Griffin is a quintessential North London pub, perfectly placed in Whetstone. Come match day, the bar is brought to life with flowing drinks, classic grub and numerous screens dotted around the venue showing all the action, with the addition of a gorgeous beer garden should you need a breather.