Football Pubs in London
Nobody wants to find themselves packed into a rubbish boozer catching a barely-there 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 a huge guide to the best pubs showing football in London, complete with unbeatable drinks deals, electric atmospheres and giant HD screens. *Blows whistle*
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.
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.
The Beehive has got to be one of the best football pubs in North London. What's up for grabs? A range of craft pints sourced from local breweries, a number of screens to make sure you catch all the action and a great beer garden with TVs dotted throughout.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Home to a sprawling beer garden, Kentish Town's Abbey Tavern knows what to do when football season rolls around. Bringing out the big screen, they show all the major matches so you can settle in with a pint and a burger to enjoy all the 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.
One of the best places in London to watch the Euros outside, the Royal National Hotel is transforming its courtyard space into the ultimate Euros fanzone. Head over for big screen viewings, delicious food and plenty of fresh-poured pints.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
One of the best places to watch the football in Walthamstow, The Chequers comes furnished with HD screens and craft pints aplenty, to make sure you're getting the most out of your matchday. What's more, their menu of tasty pizzas will keep you fuelled-up throughout all the games.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.