Big Screens Showing the Rugby World Cup 2019 in London
Want to savour that World Cup experience for all it’s worth, but couldn’t quite grab a ticket to Twickers? Our list of the venues with big screens showing the Rugby World Cup in London is your next best option. Rugby’s biggest prize returns to these shores for the first time in more than 20 years, and London’s best sports bars are reeling out their big screens to offer a viewing experience fit for a champion. Here’s our recommended list of the bars and pubs showing the Rugby World Cup on big screens in 2019.
Last updated on 15th May 2016
The Clapham Grand is a stunning and atmospheric spot to catch the Rugby World Cup. Almost as rowdy as the stadiums, you can expect fans from all nations to flock here to catch the games. Best of all is the mega screen, almost 24ft in size, you'll have no problem catching the action in this old theatre.
Belushi’s Dugout is the home of a buzzing atmosphere once matchday rolls around. Rugby fans from all over the capital and beyond gather in the basement to watch the action on big screens and huge projectors, creating a buzz that’s hard to match. There’s plenty of great beer, homemade burgers and the beer pong antics get into full swing once that final whistle has sounded.
Zebrano Carnaby get bang in the spirit for the Rugby World Cup with their burger and drink deals. Come over on matchday and mingle with a spirited crowd or head to the Virtual Sports Bar, where there’s full commentary for those wanting expert analysis throughout. Great happy hour deals will only add to the atmosphere, and you can catch the same sweet viewing experience at Zebrano Soho.
Live sport is what gets Elk Bar out of bed in the morning; these guys live for the adrenalin rush of a breakaway try, the tension of a last-minute drop goal and the crunch of a big tackle. This Fulham hangout delivers suitably top drawer coverage, bringing you the action on an HD projector, big screens dotted about the venue and a 3D plasma in the bar. There's even a heated beer garden for post-match analysis with your mates.
It was always going to be a pretty safe bet that Hippodrome would be bringing their a-game for the Rugby World Cup. This heavyweight Leicester Square casino offers a 24-hour American style sports menu as well as a vibrant atmosphere once the action gets underway. Packed out with big screens showing the Rugby World Cup, you won’t miss a point on Cranbourn Street.