Best Pubs to Watch The Guinness Six Nations in London
Are you looking for the best pubs in London to watch the Guinness Six Nations 2020 matches live?
Kicking off on Saturday 1 February 2020, the Guinness Six Nations is a highly anticipated annual rugby tournament where the six best rugby union teams in the Northern Hemisphere will vie for the 2020 champsionship title, which is currently in the hands of Wales.
If you haven’t managed to score tickets to the games this year, the pub is the perfect place to watch the games and soak up the unique atmosphere that the tournament creates. Deciding which pub to visit can be a tough decision, so we’ve put together a list of the best London pubs for catching the action live on-screen.
Each of the great sports pubs on this list are offering a great selection of beer and pub food, a lively atmosphere, plenty of TV screens and projectors, and promise a memorable experience with fellow rugby fans. Pre-bookings are essential if you want to secure a table for the tournament, but you can always show up on the day to watch the game.
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Guinness Six Nations 2020 Fixtures List:
Below is the full fixtures list for the 2020 Guinness Six Nations according to Six Nations Rugby. All times are in GMT.
- Saturday 1 February - 14:15 - Wales vs Italy - Principality Stadium, Cardiff
- Saturday 1 February - 16:45 - Ireland vs Scotland - Aviva Stadium, Dublin
- Sunday 2 February - 15:00 - France vs England - Stade de France, Paris
- Saturday 8 February - 14:15 - Ireland vs Wales - Aviva Stadium, Dublin
- Saturday 8 February - 16:45 - Scotland vs England - BT Murrayfield, Edinburgh
- Sunday 9 February - 15:00 - France vs Italy - Stade de France, Paris
- Saturday 22 February - 14:15 - Italy vs Scotland - Stadio Olimpico, Rome
- Saturday 22 February - 16:45 - Wales vs France - Principality Stadium, Cardiff
- Sunday 23 February - 15:00 - England vs Ireland - Twickenham Stadium, London
- Saturday 7 March - 14:15 - Ireland vs Italy - Aviva Stadium, Dublin
- Saturday 7 March - 16:45 - England vs Wales - Twickenham Stadium, London
- Sunday 8 March - 15:00 - Scotland vs France - BT Murrayfield, Edinburgh
- Saturday 14 March - 14:15 - Wales vs Scotland - Principality Stadium, Cardiff
- Saturday 14 March - 16:45 - Italy vs England - Stadio Olimpico, Rome
- Saturday 14 March - 20:00 - France vs Ireland - Stade de France, Paris
Where to watch the 2020 Guinness Six Nations games
If you’re asking yourself, ‘Where can I watch the Guinness Six Nations matches in London?’ You will find your answer below.
Be sure to get there early to grab yourself a good spot on game days, as all the pubs mentioned above are guaranteed to fill up by kick-off. Better yet – book a table in advance to secure your spot.
Iconic Twickenham rugby pubs for watching the Six Nations
Twickenham is England’s home of rugby, so it’s only natural that London’s best rugby pubs are there. If you want a memorable match day experience, you need to visit one of these great ruby pubs during the Six Nations.
If you’re lucky enough to have scored tickets for the Six Nations matches at Twickenham Stadium, these pubs are also perfectly positioned for a pre or post-match pint.
The Cabbage Patch, London Road
The Cabbage Patch is a famous rugby pub in Twickenham that has an unbeatable atmosphere on game days. Inside you’ll find rugby-themed décor and large beer garden, which is filled to the brim with rugby fans singing “Sing low, sweet chariot” out in the garden when the Six Nations are on. Be prepared for big crowds, because The Cabbage Patch is the place to be – but it’s all worth it, we promise!
With Sky Sports and BT Sport channels, an array of rugby history and an outdoor bar open on international rugby days, The Cabbage Patch offers the ultimate Six Nations experience.
The Admiral Nelson, Whitton
The Admiral Nelson is a popular rugby pub in Twickenham for watching live-sport that promises to be a to be a great spot for supporting your favourite teams in the Six Nations. Settle in and tuck into gourmet pub classics from the pub’s menu, or choose a sharing board to nibble on while you watch the games with friends.
The Prince Blucher, The Green
The Prince Blucher is another great rugby pub in Twickenham, best-known for its sunny beer garden, real ales and traditional pub meals.
The pub’s proximity to Twickenham Stadium has made it a favourite spot for a pre-match pint for stadium go-ers, as well as a lively place to watch the game live on screen – meaning the Six Nations will be a particularly special time at the pub.
The Turk’s Head, Twickenham
Another great rugby pub in London’s rugby heartland is The Turk’s Head. With old rugby memorabilia covering the walls and live sport on TV, it’s a popular spot to watch sport with your favourite pint. It will also host a number of screening events throughout the Six Nations tournament.
The Prince Albert, Hampton Road
The Prince Albert is a traditional, family-friendly pub near Twickenham Stadium, which has a great reputation for friendly service, traditional Thai food and great beer. With Sky Sports and BT Sport channels available, they are one of the best pubs in Twickenham to catch the latest live sports action – especially for the Six Nations.
Pubs screening the Six Nations in the City of London
Looking for a great pub in London’s Square Mile for catching the games? Here are our top recommendations…
The Pavilion End, St Paul’s
Sat right in the shadow of St Paul’s Cathedral, The Pavilion End is one of London’s best spots for watching all types of live sport and will be a popular hub for the Guinness Six Nations. Numerous TVs and big screens scattered throughout means you won’t miss a second of the action, and there’s a classic British menu with all your favourites – best washed down by a pint or two of the pub’s famous range of cask ales and craft beer.
The pub will be screening all the Six Nations games and will also be hosting special rugby events throughout the tournament. Keep an eye on the pub’s events page for event information and tickets.
The Artillery Arms, City of London
Perched at the edge of the City of London, The Artillery Arms is perfectly placed for watching the Guinness Six Nations live on screen with a lively crowd of like-minded rugby fans.
Boasting top-notch pub food, a great traditional pub atmosphere, and beautifully conditioned ales on tap, you’ll be hard-pressed to find a better way to catch the game. Visit live sport at The Artillery Arms for a full fixture list.
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Great North London pubs screening the Six Nations
Heading north during the Six Nations? Here are the best sports pubs for catching the action.
The Euston Flyer, Euston
The Euston Flyer is Euston’s home for live sport, and when there’s a big game on it’s a pub you can count on for pulling out all the stops. With big projector screens and TV’s in every direction, you won’t miss a second no matter where you’re placed in the pub. The menu of pub classics, along with a fully stocked bar, make it well equipped for game day.
Close to King's Cross and Euston stations, it’s also within easy reach. Bookings are advised to secure a table.
The Elephant Inn, North Finchley
One of the best local pubs in North London, The Elephant Inn guarantees a warm welcome for regulars and visitors alike. With great beer, delicious Thai food, five plasma TVs and one giant screen, this the best pub in Finchley to catch the Six Nations.
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South London pubs for watching the Six Nations
Six Nations action in the south? Be sure to visit one of these great pubs screening the games live.
The Ship, Southwark
A great spot for watching the Six Nations rugby matches in London, The Ship in Southwark is a popular spot for seasonal cask ales, regular live sport and a hearty menu of British classics. The pub’s secluded beer garden has covered tables to make it usable in any weather, and the dart boards will be sure to keep you entertained during half time.
The Wellington Hotel, Waterloo
The Wellington in Waterloo is a legendary London pub and hotel right opposite Waterloo Station that comes alive on game days. With numerous screens scattered throughout the pub, it would be a challenge to miss a second of the Six Nations there.
With a great range of beer and drinks, incredible pub grub and a lively atmosphere, The Wellington Hotel is the perfect base for the rugby.
The Windmill, Lambeth
The Windmill is a lively pub in Lambeth and is a popular haunt for rugby fans due to the regular live sport on the pub’s televisions as well as the friendly staff. Located between Waterloo and Southwark stations, it’s a handy spot in Central London to pop in and watch the Six Nations live on-screen with all your favourite drinks at hand.
With no fewer than 12 keg lines (four constantly rotating guests plus seven permanent taps), plus four cask ales, it’s the perfect rugby home for beer lovers.
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West London’s best pubs for watching the Six Nations
West London is home to excellent rugby pubs. Here are our top recommendations…
The Wheatsheaf, Ealing
Tucked away from the hustle and bustle of Ealing Broadway, The Wheatsheaf has been long known as Ealing’s best sports pub. With TV screens scattered throughout the pub with BT Sport and Sky TV sports, it's easily one of Ealing’s best places to catch the Six Nations.
Settle in with your favourite beer and admire the sports bric-a-brac and collector’s items that adorn the walls. The pub will be showing all the Six Nations matches live.
The George IV, Chiswick
The George IV is a vibrant pub on Chiswick High Road that serves premium pub food and all your favourite beers. The pub is a popular spot for watching live sport, with screens scattered throughout the pub, a courtyard garden with an outside TV, and a 200-capacity function room with a big screen that will be hosting screening events for the Guinness Six Nations.
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Watch the 2020 Guinness Six Nations games live
Don’t miss out on any of the action – get along to one of the great rugby pubs on this list to immerse yourself in the lively atmosphere with your favourite pint in-hand.
If you’re looking for a great place to watch the Six Nations games, each of the pubs on this list will be screening all the games live. As the great rugby pubs mentioned above will be busy, contact the pub you’d like to visit to book early to secure your spot.
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