Where to watch the British Lions Rugby

Rugby is kind of a big deal amongst us Brits so if you're wanting to watch the British & Irish Lions Rugby, you won't have to look far to find some great bars in the city that will be screening it. If you prefer to watch your games in a cosy environment, there's plenty of rugby pubs London that will be screening the matches alongside the many more slick sports bars. Whatever you do, don't stay at home. Check out our top tip-offs on where to watch the British & Irish Lions vs Australia in London this summer.

Last updated on 20th June 2017

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Waxy O’Connors have decided to open up at 8am for three Saturdays just so you can watch the British and Irish Lions matches on their big screens. Head down to the fun Irish bar for some good times, and maybe even grab a full English Breakfast for £5.

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Alternative / Indie
West End
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One of the coolest pubs for the very best Lions matches this year, it's the King's Arms in Chelsea giving it some serious. rugby welly. Join them for a whole host of matches and breakfast dishes as the tournament rolls out.

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Chelsea
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The Three Compasses

16 user reviews
The Three Compasses
Free bottle of Prosecco for bookings of 10 people or more and 3 other offers available.

The Three Compasses is the perfect East London venue to watch the Lions Tour. It’s a traditional boozer updated for modern times, delivering on a great atmosphere, top-notch drinks and delicious food to boot.

Happily Affordable ££
Dalston
Pub

Looking for a great place to catch all of the Lions test matches in London? One of the best sports bars in the city, it's no wonder that Rileys Sports Bar Haymarket are coming up trumps. Join them for the best of the action with plenty of drinks and food in tow.

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West End
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Greenwood is a sports bar with a bit of a swanky twist, making it an ideal place to watch the Lions Tour in London. They’ll be serving up a selection of delicious breakfast meals, from mushroom omelette bap to maple bacon butty, as well fresh orange juices, filter coffee and English tea. Wake up and watch the games in the style it deserves.

Daytime, Food & Drink, Sport, Something A Little Different
Victoria
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The Mere Scribbler

27 user reviews

No stone is left unturned at The Mere Scribbler in South London. The venue caters for a wide range of different tastes, boasting a drinks menu of craft beers, international wines, local ales and classic cocktails. Best of all, the team will be up bright and early this month, showing every minute of the Lions Tour on one of their huge screen TVs. 

Happily Affordable ££
Streatham
Pub

Head to the Leyton Star and catch all over the Lions test matches in New Zealand. Entry gets you a beer and breakfast while you watch the games on their big screen.

Sport, Daytime, Food & Drink
Leyton
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The King's Arms in Chelsea have got what you want when it comes to watching the Lions tour in London. Join them as they're playing the very best matches alongside a roaring breakfast deal of a full English breakfast for just £15 with a glass of champagne.

Sport, Food & Drink
Chelsea
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Porky's Bankside

2 user reviews

Porky’s Bankside are here for you and all your rugby watching needs. They’ll be playing the British and Irish Lions games – and they’ll be serving a full English Breakfast in the ticket price.

Happily Affordable ££
London Bridge

The Jackdaw and Star in Hackney will be open for all three of the British Lion matches against New Zealand teams. Join them for games accompanied by a hearty breakfast and pint.

Sport, Daytime, Food & Drink
Hackney
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Zoo Bar

17 user reviews
Zoo Bar
Free Entry VIP Guestlist

As well as being kitted out with 16 plasmas and 4 projection screens, Zoo Bar also has cheap food, drink and table service making it one of the best bars showing the British & Irish Lions tour. Their 3am license means you can continue your night here or at another of the best Leicester square bars into the early hours. Book a table now.

Happily Affordable ££
Leicester Square

Looking to catch the best rugby action in London this summer as the Lions tour gets underway? Head on down to the Brewers Inn where they'll be showcasing the very best action alongside a whole roster of affordable drinks deals.

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Wandsworth
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