Rugby Pubs in London

There's nothing quite like grabbing a few brews as a game of rugby commences on the screen, but where can you hope to find the action in the city? Whether you’re after a relaxed hangout to catch the action or seeking out a lively match day experience, our list of the best rugby pubs in London has something for you.

We've also put together a handy guide to the best pubs showing the Six Nations in London.

Last updated on 17th February 2021




The Wheatsheaf

126 user reviews 4

When it comes to watching live sport in London, you can't beat a pub that not only has a great selection of drinks, but also food. Head south of the river and you'll find exactly that, as The Wheatsheaf brings you succulent British dishes, craft beers and several screens to catch every minute of the action.

The Mere Scribbler

256 user reviews 4

No stone is left unturned at The Mere Scribbler in South London. Targeting that 'local boozer' vibe, the team's collection of craft beers, local ales and inventive cocktails caters for a wide range of tastes. With a menu of comfort food treats and live rugby matches showcased on their big screens, the venue is perfect for South London's many sports fans.

The Queen Adelaide

614 user reviews 4

Setting you up with a cosy retreat for watching the rugby in London, The Queen Adelaide is a Putney favourite for kicking back with some craft beer and watching the game unfold. Decked out with contemporary leanings as well as a secret garden, you can tuck into all manner of lovely pub grub here whilst getting your fix of rugby. 

Pub On The Park

148 user reviews 4

With three big screens and a varied selection of beers, wines and spirits, Pub On The Park is the perfect spot to catch all your fixtures. What's more, the Hackney pub's got a great menu of traditional bites and is sure to have a lively atmosphere.

Nordic Bar

402 user reviews 4

Lots of people know Nordic as a thriving hub of activity around the corner from Oxford Street, but it's also one of the best places to catch live sport in central London. Join the team on matchday and you'll find the big fixtures being screened, with Scandinavian beers and Swedish meatballs served up on the side.

The Three Compasses

125 user reviews 5

Found just shy of Dalston at the end of Ridley Road, The Three Compasses know what's up when it comes to watching the rugby in London. Pulling out their big screen and pints aplenty, this family friendly and fun pub promises the very best of the action. 

Whether you're catching up on the Lions Tour or Six Nations Tournament, the Famous Three Kings in West Kensington is a guaranteed winner. Head here during the weekend to chow down on tasty sharing platters while getting well acquainted with the huge range of real ales on offer.

The Abbey Tavern

95 user reviews 4

If you're looking for a buzzy spot with great pub grub, they don't get much better than The Abbey Tavern. The Kentish Town spot is renowned for its lively atmosphere and indulgent menu of gravy-dripped burgers and mac and cheese-filled croquettes.

A favourite among fans in West London, Cabbage Patch is one of the most famous rugby pubs around. Whether you're stopping by for a pre-match pint before heading to Twickenham Stadium or staying to soak up the atmosphere, you can't go wrong here.

The Alexandra

1382 user reviews 5

While Wimbledon may be notable for its namesake, there's one pub down South that promises a mix of all sports screenings. Head on down to the Alexandra as the team here promise a top roster of rugby matches throughout the year. 

Catford Bridge Tavern

87 user reviews 4

An excellent pub to watch the rugby in South London, Catford Bridge Tavern shows all the big games across a variety of screens. Expect happy hour deals, jerk chicken nachos, BBQ classics and pub grub favourites.