The best sports bars in London!

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Let me guess, if you’re not travelling or talking about travel, we’ll probably find you talking about sports?! SAME! And when their is a big game or event, it should be viewed properly; on a big screen, with tasty beverage in hand, good company around you and a top atmosphere.

Well sports fans, we have got you covered. Get your colours on, your singing voice preapred and head to the best sports bars in London.


Flat Iron Square, London Bridge

Catch all of this year’s action live on a huge outdoor screen at Flat Iron. Nine big screens feature throughout seven railway arches meaning not a single foul, goal or red card will be missed. Tuck in to a hearty portion of fried chicken from Motherclucker (one of many on-site food trucks), then demolish a stack of buttery pancakes from Where the Pancakes Are for dessert.

Address: 53a Southwark St, London SE1 1RU

Nearest tube station: London Bridge

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Tropicana Beach Club, Covent Garden

Nothing screams ‘Come on England’ more than drunken limbo and an inflatable banana at Tropicana Beach Club! Head on down to this easy-breezy beach bar in Convent Garden to catch all of England’s victories (we’re staying optimistic!) Grab a bucket of beers or keep it classy with a passion fruit vodka cocktail as you watch Gareth and the boys bring it home.

Address: New London Theatre, Parker Street, London WC2B 5PW

Nearest tube station: Convent Garden

Best Places to watch the World Cup in London


Zlatans at Infernos, Clapham

Usually we’d only recommend heading to Infernos if you fancied belting out One Directions ‘What Makes You Beautiful’ or watching a heavy-set rugby lad strawpedo a VK, but for the World Cup we’re making an exception. Paying homage to the legend that is Zlatan Ibrahimovic, the pop-up will feature a massive HD screens, a live brass band and a wild stadium like atmosphere. Get involved!

Address: 146 Clapham High St, London SW4 7UH

Nearest tube station: Clapham Common


Pitch, Stratford

Just in time for World Cup fever, Blighty is in for a bit of sunshine over the next coming weeks. So roll up those sleeves, get your short shorts on and make the most of it Stratford’s coolest outdoor bar, Pitch. Most of the games are free, but the most popular ones are ticket only, so book early. Grab a guaranteed front row seat and a beer for a 5er.

Address: 2 Bridge Terrace, Stratford, London E15 3FF

Nearest tube station: Stratford

Best Place to Watch the World Cup in London


Fat Ronaldo’s at Egg, Camden

With world-class surround sound and every ticket including a pint or a Pimms, Fat Ronaldo’s was created for the fans. House and latino music will get you out of your seats at the half time fiesta, or if you don’t feel like putting on your dancing shoes, the homemade pizzas are pretty good too.

Address: 200 York Way, London N7 9AX

Nearest tube station: Kings Cross


Bar Kick, Shoreditch

We won’t tell anyone if you pull a sickie to nab your spot at London’s craziest sports bar. Bar Kick is a well-known haunt for international football fans (and a few sporting pros) rally up your mates for a pre-game kick about on the football tables before stocking up on bottles of Sagres (a delicious Portuguese beer). Happy hour runs from 4 – 7pm FYI.

Address: 127 Shoreditch High St, London E1 6JE

Nearest tube station: Liverpool Street or Shoreditch High Street

Best Places to Watch the World Cup in London


Boxpark, Croydon and Shoreditch

You probably saw England fans going nuts at Boxpark Croydon after the win against Tunisia and Panama, right? The atmosphere at both the Croydon and Shoreditch outpost guarantees to be electric, just make sure you’re not wearing your Sunday best as a few pints are bound to go airborne in all the excitement.  Tickets are free, but you will need to register to guarantee entry.

Boxpark Croydon Address: 99 George St, Croydon CR0 1LD – Nearest station: West Croydon station

Boxpark Shoreditch Address: 2-10 Bethnal Green Rd, London E1 6GY – Nearest station: Shoreditch High Street

Skylight, Tobacco Dock

90 minutes is the prime amount of time needed to gorge your way through their global pop-up food offering at Sklylight. Go Greek with thick cut halloumi, binge on a double bacon and cheeseburger from Flip Side and then wash it all down with chilled Sicilian fizz from the Sanpellegrino’s pop-up fruit cart.

Address: Tobacco Dock, Pennington St entrance, St Katharine’s & Wapping, London E1W 2SF

Nearest tube station: Aldgate East


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The Enchanted Garden at The Last Days of Shoreditch, Shoreditch

Cute enough that girly girls will want selfies beneath the fairy lights, but loud enough to have people belting out ‘God Save the Queen’ next to you. Hang out in the hammocks, get balls deep in the ball pit and hide out in the tree-house. The Last Days of Shoreditch has all your needs catered for with the largest screen in East London, mouth watering food stalls and karaoke!

Address: 288 Old St, London EC1V 9LA

Nearest tube station: Liverpool Street or Shoreditch High Street

Best Place to Watch the World Cup in London


Faltering Fallback, Finsbury Park

A proper pub that shows the Prem, Championship League and all the international friendlies on gigantic screens. Consistently gracing the top ten of London pubs, when the footies not on we go for the gooey scotch eggs and when it is, we go wearing three lions on our shirt. The Faltering Fallback is bound to win you over with it’s vintage feel, tasty Thai menu and spacious beer garden.

 Address: 19 Perth Rd, Finsbury Park, London N4 3HB

Nearest tube station: Finsbury Park


The Bud Boat, Southbank

Blame that knot in your stomach on seasickness as you jump aboard the Bud Boat. 5 hours of cruising down the Thames includes match viewing on the top deck, MC’s down on the entertainment deck and DJ sets from Jag Skills and Kideko spinning out from the lower deck. The highlight? The limited editing light-up Bud Cup, of course.

Nearest tube station: Temple or Embankment

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Waxy O’connors, Soho

If England ever needed the luck of the Irish it’s now. Sink into the well-worn armchairs as you watch the three lions take Russia with a roar. Failing that, you can drown your sorrows in the epic beer selection. Waxy O’Connors is London’s biggest (and maybe best) Irish bar with 4 unique bars over 6 levels! Plenty of room and pleny of big screens to make sure you get a good view of Kane tearing up the opposition.

Address: 14-16 Rupert Street, London. W1D 6DD

Nearest tube station: Piccadilly Circus

Best Places to Watch the World Cup in London


Lucky Voice, Angel

Reckon you can out sing Ant and Dec with your rendition of ‘On the Ball’? Lucky Voice is giving you and your pals the chance to rent out your own private screen, for £30 per person you’ll get 2 buckets of beer, pizza AND finish with 1 hour of private karaoke. Belt out ‘Three Lions’ if we win, or R.E.M. – Everybody Hurts if we lose.

Address: 173-174 Upper Street, London N1 1RG

Nearest tube station: Angel Station

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