Best Pubs and Bars Showing AFL on TV - FANZO Australia

Best pubs for AFL

This is about as important as list’s get - The best pubs to watch AFL live and loud. Everyone has their favourite pub for the footy, and when you can't get to the stadium, your local is the perfect place to watch AFL on TV. We have compiled a list of the best pubs to catch the biggest games. If you attend a pub on this list you can be sure they will be showing the game and that you won’t be alone cheering on your mighty team as they march towards September. Want to know how many screens will be showing the footy? Just click on each pub profile for that and more. If you are after the closest pub to you right now you can find that on our bar finder page or simply download the app.


College Lawn Hotel


An institution for all sport south of the river. If you like outdoor viewing then College will not disappoint. Showing all major games and serving great grub College is certainly a firm MatchPint favourite.

Auburn Hotel

Hawthorn East

Particularly popular for Hawthorn games. Really nice pub with outdoor screens and beer garden. Good beer selection and food is top notch.

Bourke Street Imperial


This pub is a classic. Known for it's rooftop and for being an excellent live sport venue. If you are in the CBD looking for a pub to watch the AFL it is hard to go past The Imperial.

The Wharf Hotel


Great riverside location is also only a 10 minute walk to Marvel stadium so great for some pre-game pints. 8 screens throughout the bar meaning you will always have a decent view of the footy.

London Tavern Hotel


One of the most iconic richmond pubs around, the Tav is only a 3 minute walk from the MCG. The perfect place to watch if you can't make it to the stadium, with an epic beer garden and huge screen to catch every moment.

The Precinct Hotel


If you're looking for the best place to catch an afternoon game in the sun, the Precinct is the venue for you. This modern style shows the games on a large projector screen on their deck area and is only a stones throw away from the MCG.

Mosman Club


Sydney based AFL fan looking for somewhere to watch? Look no further than the Mosman club. With a 7sqm 8K LED Megascreen, the Mosman club could be the best place to watch the footy in NSW.

Regatta Hotel


One of Brisbane's premier AFL venues, the Regatta welcomes footy fans with open arms. With multiple screens to watch the games and set on the banks of the Brisbane River, this is a perfect spot to catch the action.

Buffalo Bar


Buffalo bar is a sports haven in the middle of the Brisbane CBD. These guys specialise in American style dining with burgers and hot wings that will make your mouth water. These guys love sports, and play all the big American codes. Buffalo also love the AFL and play all games live and loud.

The Story Bridge Hotel


An iconic Brisbane venue under the Bridge, these guys pull no punches when it comes to showing sport. If it's a game of footy you're after, go here. Plain and simple.

Ferry Road Tavern


Southport's home of live sport, Ferry Road is as good as it gets for AFL. Big screens galore, ice cold beers and award winning food. The holy trinity.