Euro 2020 is coming thick and fast! Whilst pretty much every bar and pub in the country will be showing this summer's massive continental jamboree of footy, we've picked out a few spots that we think will offer a particularly spicy atmosphere come kick off, no matter who you're cheering on in France. The following venues are guaranteed to be jumping so make sure you check out what they've got to offer and remember to head down early. No one wants to be the chump craning his neck round a pillar in a futile bid to see about a third of the screen. Alternatively, you might be interested in checking out our list of the best pubs for football in the UK.
Pubs & Bars
Belushis are renowned around the country for delivering a great atmosphere whenever there's big sporting events on TV and their bar in Bath is no different. 9 big old screens dotted around the place give you a great view of the action whilst their menu full of comfort food from around the world always goes down well. Bearing in mind the location, expect a belting atmosphere in here for any England or Wales games.
Belushis Shepherds Bush
Fresh from a refurb, this cracking venue, overlooking Shepherd's Bush Common, boasts a garden terrace and six screens to catch all the action on. Happy hours, a menu full of great sharing food and plenty of live music to enjoy after the game mean Belushis SheBu remains a popular spot with locals and travelers alike.
Spitting distance from London Bridge station, No. 1 offers plenty for the sports mad fan. 12 screens ensure a great view at all times plus 5 pool tables, table tennis and Fussball mean you'll never be stuck for entertainment even when the action on screen comes to a close. Always packed for big games, make sure to get down early when any of the home nations are featuring!
A super-smart open-plan sports bar with a projector screen, pool table and delightful beer terrace to soak up some rays. Oh, and did we mention they serve kick-ass pizzas freshly baked in their wood-fired oven.
Blessed with an insanely big beer garden, huge T.V screen and plenty of other great quirks, this is the ultimate sporting summer hangout.
Serving some of the very best pub grub in the continent, SoHo Bar really comes alive for the Euros. Think carnival atmosphere when the games aren't on complete with awesome DJ's and not such awesome dancing. When the games are on expect a great view of the screen and commentary turned on. Ticks all the boxes.
Elevens Bar and Grill
Co-owned by the prodigal Welsh son Gareth Bale, Elevens offers the best sports viewing experience Cardiff. It boasts an array of Ultra HD 4K TV's and complete surround sound for a genuine stadium atmosphere.
King Street Brew House
A charmingly old fashioned boozer with a lick of modernism. With an expansive beer terrace out front, this is THE place to be for the National Anthem and repeat renditions of 'It's Coming Home'. If the shoe fits...
It's all about the atmosphere with the infamous Birkey. Complete with plenty of screens including a giant projector, this place is sure to be rocking come kick-off.
Although most of the students who usually frequent this spot will have returned home for the summer, this pub is certain to be rammed for the big games because they always go the extra mile for the big tournaments. The open plan layout makes plenty of space to see the many screens and there is a huge beer terrace at the back to soak up those rays.
Newcastle upon Tyne
Situated just a stone's throw from St James' Park, the locals in this pub certainly know their football. Boasting a delightful multipanel video wall and serving up some splendid fare, you can't go wrong for somewhere to catch a game.
The Box Leeds City
Endless fun to be had in this city centre boozer. Pub games like shuffleboard and darts ensure that even if England let us down again you can still have a laugh.