Best Sports Bars In The UK

Take the stress out of game day with our list of the top UK sports bars for football screenings and more of your favourite fixtures. From spots where every seat is the best one in the house, to bars giving you the chance to make your team proud by beating the rest of the squad at shuffleboard, darts or pool. Unmatched food offerings and incredible craft beers are also on the (red) cards. 

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Last updated on 17th January 2024

UK-Wide: Grosvenor Casino

Grosvenor Casino is a household name when it comes to classic slot machines and late night entertainment. It's also the perfect spot to catch a match as it shows the hottest games across multiple TVs at it's venues, as well as providing crowd-pleasing food and drink.

Newcastle: The Gosforth Hotel

The Gosforth Hotel is a second home to many sports fans in Newcastle. The high street pub serves local cask ales alongside a variety of wine and gin, soaked up by snacks and small plates that would blow any stadium food out the water. Think wings, loaded fries and a foot-long plate of nachos.

Essex: The Merchant

Round up your fellow sports enthusiasts and make your way to The Merchant in time for the big match. There's plenty of food and drink deals at this Essex hotspot, plus seasonal offers that leave no excuse to stay home in order to save some cash — think cheap buckets of beer and £3.50 glasses of wine. 

Nottingham: HUDDL

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HUDDL is Nottingham's hottest new sports bar flaunting futuristic elements from interactive dart boards to pod-style booths with personal screens for a more intimate viewing experience. The food and drink offerings are less flashy but just as impressive, with classics like nachos, wings and pizzas. 

Leeds: Box

Screening all the most popular fixtures and serving grub you know and love, there's always a great time in store at BOX in Leeds. You'll be kept full with Mexican street food, mega pizzas and milkshakes, and hydrated thanks to happy hours drinks and craft beer. Half-time activities also include shuffleboard and darts.