Where to Watch the Winter Olympics in London
The Winter Olympics are here, and with it comes all the excitement and celebration. And yes, the rumours are true, Jamaica have gone all Cool Runnings on us and qualified for the Winter Olympics bobsleigh! You can look forward to seeing this and many more surprises and thrills as there are plenty of pubs and bars in London screening the live events. So get ready to feel the hype, almost as if you were actually there, and check out the best places to watch the winter Olympics in London right here on DesignMyNight.
Last updated on 15th May 2016
Head over to this cool Fitzrovia hangout for comprehensive coverage of the winter Olympics this year. You'll be able to enjoy the action on one of Nordic Bar's three big screen TV's whilst taking in the venue's famously vibrant atmosphere.
A fantastic venue to catch all the action, Bison and Bird is a definite must in order to get into the Winter Olympic spirit. With numerous plasma screens and a big screen, it's a great place to enjoy the best the games have to offer in the company of a superb burger and a varied selection of beers.
Starting with the Winter Olympics opening ceremony on the 7th February, The Orange Tree will be broadcasting the excitement from Sochi on their HD screens. With a well stocked bar which also serves real ale and a menu which offers their customers British classics as well as some modern dishes their is no reason not to pop in and watch a ski jump or two.
In the heart of the city close to Bank station, The Elephant is a pub steeped in history. They will not only be showing The Winter Olympics but they will be hosting a competition of their own. You can challenge the Manager to a Winter Olympic event of your choice on the WII, and if you win he will buy you a beer. What more could you ask for?
Renowned for their table football, Bar Kick in Shoreditch will be showing daily coverage from this years Winter Olympics in Sochi. Offering their customers fresh and cooked to order food as well as a range of cocktails and a great friendly atmosphere, Bar Kick is an ideal venue to catch some of the events, and if you are stuck waiting for a particular event then you can always play some table football to pass the time.
Spread over two floors, Jetlag bar has dining tables on the ground floor and comfortable sofas in the downstairs lounge area. With five screens it would be impossible to miss any of the action, however if you would rather not leave it up to chance you are also able to arrange screenings for your favourite Winter Olympic events. Just make sure to remember the four hour time difference!
A Swedish bar known for its love of sports, expect to catch the very best of the Winter Olympics at The Harcourt Arms. With a passion for ice hockey, they will be broadcasting all the games have to offer in a cosy and friendly environment that is popular amongst Swedish expats and the local population alike.