Best Sports Bars and Pubs showing Live Sport

Here’s our list of the Best Sports Bars on FANZO. We’ve chosen an initial top 5 but will continue adding to the list, featuring particular pubs and bars from time to time, which we think are worthy of the ‘best sports pubs’ tag in London and across the UK. You can scroll down this page to see their profiles, clicking on each one to see more details, photos and crucially, fixture schedules, or you can read what we have to say about each of them first! Additionally, you can visit our Sports Bars page to view all the pubs that are showing live sport on TV.

Pubs & Bars

Belushis and The Dugout


Winner of our 2016 Best Sports Pub in London, The Dugout is a true fan favourite. For starters, they're open good and late meaning they're a brilliant place to catch sports from around the globe. There's always something on their plentiful TVs; and later on, there's always a cracking party vibe going on at the hostel bar upstairs if you're feeling sociable.



A beautiful, old pub in the heart of Manchester city centre. Whether you're looking to watch the footie, rugby or cricket, these are your guys. Loads of screens over two floors and fantastic match day specials.

The Court


A massive projector screen means that you don't need to worry about missing a second of the action. Set in the heart of London on Tottenham Court Road, it's well worth popping in here with your mates for their huge range of beers and ciders on tap. The atmosphere gets electric for the football too.

The Richmond


Loads of TVs around this pub with over 100 years of history. Perfect for settling down in to watch a game and enjoy one of their pizzas. If you're in the area, make sure you drop in before a QPR home game - the atmosphere is top drawer.



Everything you could want in an Irish pub. Great food, perfectly poured Guinness, screens everywhere and always great craic. Definitely worth sticking around on a Saturday evening as it turns into a party atmosphere. Massive atmosphere when the rugby's on.

The Old Hat


A classic Irish pub in West Ealing. Expect great food, particularly their Sunday roast, and loads of different beers. They've got an awesome heated beer garden which is perfect for the English weather. Make sure you drop by and soak up the atmosphere for a GAA game.



A superb Irish pub in the heart of central London. The staff are awesome and will make sure you have a great time. Excellent craic, delicious food, a perfectly poured Guinness and a class atmosphere, especially when the rugby's on.

Red Lion

Cherry Hinton

These guys have the perfect set up for sports - a big screen, pool table and dartboard which perfect for sorting out your half-time boredom. They've got a massive beer garden too, so you're sure to have a good time with your mates.

The Crown (St Albans)


A pub full of character that's perfect for those afternoons when you want to sit back, watch the game and have a top-class meal. You've got to try their gourmet burger, and they serve a mean Sunday roast, complete with a giant Yorkshire pub.

O'Neills Watford


This lot know how to throw a party. They're famous for them, and their massive beer garden. Well worth giving them a visit, especially when the football is on. You're guaranteed to find an electric atmosphere.