Rugby Pubs in London

Hailed as the gentleman's sport, 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 hoping to stumble across 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 29th October 2020




McGettigans

1 user review 5

McGettigan's has everything you could want from an Irish pub in London. With the big screen playing all the biggest rugby fixtures, taps supplying you with everything from beer to, of course, Guinness, and kitchen serving up traditional Irish dishes and pub-grub classics, you have everything you need to watch the match.

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The Lillie Langtry is a homely pub located a stone's throw away from Earls Court station in West London. As soon as you step in, it's immediately obvious that traditional is central to things here; after all, the venue boasts an idyllic Victorian cocktail lounge on the ground floor. Perfect for both a date night or a casual drink with mates, the bar's long list of real ales, craft beers and fine wines is certain to bring a smile to even the most cynical face. 

The Grove

300 user reviews 4

The Grove is a fantastic rugby pub in London, perfectly situated between Clapham South and Balham tube stations, this place is a SW favourite for classic pubbing ventures. Serving up a menu of traditional British nosh, you can lap up some warming grub whilst enjoying all of the sporting action on their TV screens. 

The Alexandra

1141 user reviews 5

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

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, too. Join them on matchday and you'll find most of the big fixtures being screened, with Scandinavian beers and Swedish meatballs served up on the side. There's even a cheeky shot wheel to spin if your team has a victory to celebrate...

The Mere Scribbler

229 user reviews 4

Three courses for £22!

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 Wheatsheaf

102 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

106 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.