The UK is a nation of sports fans and any time there’s a football or rugby match on, you can be sure that millions of people will migrate to their local bar or pub to follow the action on this big screen. If there’s a big game coming up that you don’t want to miss and you’re looking for a sports bar to go to in London, here are some of the best:
Greenwood in Victoria ticks all the boxes when it comes to what you’d want in a sports bar. It has five large screens and shows a range of different sports including football, rugby, cricket and tennis; both those in the UK and international games. Plus, there are games tables and a great menu, making it the perfect place to spend time with friends watching your favourite team.
Riley’s Sports Bar, Haymarket
Riley’s Sports Bar’s central location makes it a popular choice when there’s an important game on. Situated close to Leicester Square and Piccadilly Circus and not far from the Montcalm City Hotel, it draws in locals and tourists alike. There are ping pong tables, pool tables, many bars and some of London’s largest television screens. If you’re not convinced yet, you’re sure to be impressed by the fact that Riley’s Sports Bar has over 70 different sports channels from around the world.
Bar Kick, Shoreditch
If you’re taking advantage of one of our London City hotel deals, you’ll probably be staying somewhere near to Bar Kick. Bar Kick’s atmosphere really sets it apart from other sports bars in the area. With crowds from around the world, Bar Kick brings people together all in the name of sport. Whether you’re watching the Champions League or the World Cup, Bar Kick is a fun and lively place for all.
Elk Bar, Fulham
Elk Bar is one of the most popular sports bars in West London and it’s a particular favourite of locals and Aussies. So, as well as showing all of the UK’s top sporting events, it also shows events from around the world. There are a number of big plasma screens, a good menu and a decently sized beer garden. Though Elk Bar is a little bit further from the Montcalm City Hotel, it’s worth the extra travel time.
The Famous Three Kings, Kensington
Don’t settle for watching sports in your room just because you want to make the most of your London City hotel deals. If it’s not being shown at The Famous Three Kings in Kensington, it’s probably not worth watching. There are so many screens at The Famous Three Kings, even the most travelled sports bar fans are sure to be impressed. There’s different areas and often the venue will show different games at once, so you’re unlikely to miss out. Like most sport bars, The Famous Three Kings has a great food and drink menu.
There’s no better way to watch a sporting event that by heading down to a popular sports bar and immersing yourself in food, drink, friends and other fans.