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The Best Places to Watch the Game in London

London and Londoners are passionate about their sport. From playing to watching they take their sport very seriously. If you are a sports enthusiast, then visiting London is an ideal thing to do. That’s why I’ve put together this list of the best places to watch the game in London.


Home to some iconic sports grounds and stadiums, you can plan to see your favourite sport in one of these stadiums with your friends and family and experience their magnificence and the vibe of a match.


Or if you have been unable to buy the tickets or the weather is not very favourable to do an outdoor thing with friends and family, then you can visit several pubs, bars and restaurants of London that offer big screen, game menus, and tables for you sit and enjoy any match. This is a very popular culture in London to watch sports at the local pub with screens. You’ll enjoy a good meal, watch the sport with other fans and have a great time at the same time. Plus, the vibe of such places is spirited which makes you feel like you are in the stadium.


To be close to some of the popular sports watching joints in London, you must book your stay at the hotels that are centrally located like the Park Grand London Lancaster Gate Hotel.  If you are looking to catch up on your favorite sport with your friends or family while you are in London, then here’s a list of some amazing sport watching joints in London.


Sports Fans Check out these Places to Watch the Game in London


Traveler tip: Try using the Google Maps App on iOS or Android to get around the city.


Bar Kick – Shoreditch


One of the most popular sports bars in east London, it is ideally located close to Liverpool Street station. Here you can watch your favorite sport with your mates with a nice drink and nibbles. What makes this bar special is that you can watch and play games here. This place has several table football stands where you can play with your mates and have a gala time.


Roxy Bar & Screen London Bridge


This is another cool spot in central London that offers big screens and a menu filled with amazing drinks and food options. At this venue, you can watch a big match or even a movie if you like. The bar is always hosting some of the other fin event that you can book for and enjoy with your mates. The digital screens combined with a fitting ambiance will give you a great evening here.


Belushi’s – London Bridge


This is a popular chain restaurant with branches all over London. This place features big TV screens that telecast league matches and other sports events live. Here you can enjoy delicious burgers and an irresistible selection of drinks. You can also attend various events that take place here offering bottomless brunches and more.


Sports Bar and Grill – Canary Wharf


As the name suggests this place is a favourite for sports lovers. High chairs, drinks, awesome food and well-placed screens all over, this place is a haven for the sports enthusiasts who want to enjoy their game in the perfect environment. Keeping true to their theme, they also feature the match schedule on their website.


Rileys Sports Bar Haymarket


Offering a great mix of things to do from watching your favourite sport to indulging in fun games like bingo, snooker or pool this is place is ideal for a group wanting to do many things together. Plus, the food and drinks are great here too.


All the above and more fun to do things for sports fans are easily accessible from Park Grand Hotel at Queens Gardens. Looking for more to do in London? Check out my travel tips and stories in London and the UK here!


Christa Thompson

Christa Thompson is the Founder and Chief Editor of The Fairytale Traveler. She started traveling the world in 2003 when she attended a summer abroad study at the University of Cambridge in England. Since then, her wanderlust has been fierce. Her three passions in life are her son, traveling, and being creative. The Fairytale Traveler brand gives Christa the opportunity to do all of these things and to live intentionally every day. "It's never too late to believe in what you love and to pursue your dreams." -Christa Thompson

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