Where to watch the Rio Olympics 2016 in London
Need help deciding on the best places to watch Rio 2016 in London? You may have missed out on tickets to the Maracana Stadium this time around, but our guide to the best bars showing the Olympics might well be the next best thing. Taking place between the 5th and 21st August 2016 from the Brazilian capital, get some time booked off work and experience the magic of the Olympics with our guide to Rio 2016 in London.
Last updated on 10th August 2017
Proudly proclaiming themselves as "the home of international sports", Belushi’s dedicates an entire basement floor to sports fans. Find your way to The Dugout if you’re looking for places to watch the Olympics near London Bridge; the crowds watch the action on huge screen TVs and projectors, with a top choice of beers, spirits and a full bar menu serving some mighty tasty burgers up for grabs.
With cocktails as big as your head, happy hour deals until 9pm and a big screen showing all the action live from Rio, Translate nails the perfect set-up for cheering Team GB on to victory this summer. Offering an easy-going Shoreditch vibe, head over early to catch some afternoon athletics then stay into the evening, as Translate’s DJs drop gold-medal worthy sets 'til late.