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 May 2022

The Alexandra

2193 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. 

Found inside Victoria Station, and with screens at every table, Sports Bar & Grill is ideal for those who don't want to miss any of the action. Head on over to this buzzing hangout for an exciting day watching the rugby, all with delicious drinks and gorgeous grub to hand.

The Charles Holden

17 user reviews 4

Hands down one of the best rugby pubs in London, The Charles Holden is a superb spot for watching Six Nations. Enjoy the big game while chowing down on sumptuous eats and tipping back refreshing pints. Plus, you can get some air in its bustling beer garden.

Pub On The Park

277 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.

The Queen Adelaide

857 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. 

The Rising Sun

141 user reviews 4

Located in the heart of Richmond is a top-tier place to catch all the rugby action. From delicious free-flowing pints to scrumptious British fare and HD screens, it's no wonder why The Rising sun is such a popular spot.

Catford Bridge Tavern

132 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.

Live sport takes centre stage at rugby pub The Old Tavern, as it should at every traditional boozer. You'll be able to grab an affordable pint from their twenty taps while you catch the game, plus there's plenty of authentic Mexican grub should you get peckish.

Situated in Hackney, The Lock Inn is a fabulous pub to head to if you're looking to watch rugby. As well as a canalside beer garden, the watering hole boasts delicious burgers, TV screens and craft beer - perfect for a viewing party.

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.

Crown & Anchor NW1

67 user reviews 5

Whether you're watching the Six Nations or Rugby World Cup, get your sports fix at the Crown & Anchor. A Central London favourite, the classic pub is keeping you fed with bar snacks and proper gastro grub.

The Earlsfield

311 user reviews 4

Looking for somewhere to watch the rugby in London? Take your live sport viewing up a notch when you head over to The Earlsfield on Garratt Lane. You can settle down into plush leather seating in swanky industrial surrounds, with plenty of booze and pub grub to be enjoyed while you're at it.

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 Wheatsheaf

130 user reviews 5

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 Three Compasses

192 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.