Watch the rugby action live on screen at one of the best rugby pubs in London – each recognised as being London’s best pubs to grab a pint and watch the game surrounded by fellow fans in an unbeatable atmosphere.
If you're unsure where to watch the game this weekend, here are our top picks for London’s best rugby pubs, where you can support your favourite team with a pint of your favourite keg or cask beer in hand.
The Cabbage Patch, Twickenham
The Cabbage Patch is renowned for being one of London’s most famous rugby pubs, and its location near Twickenham Rugby Stadium makes it the perfect pub to visit on game day, providing you don’t mind the crowds.
Its rugby-themed décor and large beer garden attracts rugby fans far and wide, and its range of craft beer and traditional real ales served up alongside a hearty menu of pub classics are just what you need while watching the rugby.
When there’s a match on, you can’t beat the atmosphere at The Cabbage Patch, located at 67 London Road, Twickenham, Middlesex, TW1 3SZ. Visit their website to find out more: The Cabbage Patch.
The Turk’s Head, Twickenham
Close to Twickenham Rugby Stadium, The Turk’s Head is a popular pub to visit before attending a game, but it’s also a popular spot to watch the action live on screen for those who didn’t manage to score tickets, and for away games.
Old rugby memorabilia adorn the walls, and their premium cask and keg range means beer lovers are well catered for. The pub is busy on game days so make sure you get there early to get yourself a good spot.
The Turk’s Head is located at 28 Winchester Road, Twickenham, Middlesex, TW1 1LF. They update their website regularly with the list of live sports they will be screening for the month. Visit their website to find out more: The Turk’s Head.
The Prince Blucher, Twickenham
Step inside the white walls of The Prince Blucher and you’ll soon discover their popular beer garden and spacious bar and restaurant, which is best enjoyed on game days.
They serve real ales and traditional pub grub, and their proximity to Twickenham Stadium has made them 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. Visit their website to find out more: The Prince Blucher.
The Admiral Nelson, Twickenham
The Admiral Nelson is a relaxed family friendly local serving up hearty pub classics, cask ales and craft lagers by the fire in Whitton. The pub gets busy on game days, where rugby fans grab a pint on their way to the game, or stay for the atmosphere and beer to watch the match on the big screen.
The Admiral Nelson is located at 123 Nelson Road, Whitton, Twickenham, Middlesex, TW2 7BB. View their live sport calendar, which is updated a month in advance: Live sport at The Admiral Nelson.
The Ship, Southwark
A great spot for watching rugby in London, The Ship in Southwark is a popular spot for seasonal cask ales, regular live sport and a hearty menu of British classics. Their secluded beer garden has covered tables to make it usable in any weather, and their dart boards will keep you entertained during half time.
The Ship is located at 68 Borough Road, Southwark, London, SE1 1DX. View their live sport calendar for a list of upcoming live sports screenings for the month: Live sport at The Ship.
The Windmill, Lambeth
The Windmill pub in Lambeth is located between Waterloo and Southwark stations, making it the perfect spot to start a great night out and watch the game. With the Young Vic and Old Vic nearby, the pub pulls in a lively theatre and after-work crowd, and with cask ales, craft beer and live sport among the star attractions of the pub, it’s also a popular spot to watch the rugby.
The Windmill is located at 86 The Cut, Lambeth, London, SE1 8LW. They update their live sport events a month in advance. Check it out here: Live sport at The Windmill.
The Prince Albert, Twickenham
A traditional, family-friendly pub near Twickenham Stadium, The Prince Albert has a great reputation for its friendly service, classic pub food and extensive range of drinks with cask ale and draught beer included. With Sky Sports and BT Sport channels available, they are one of the best pubs in Twickenham to catch the latest live sports action.
The Prince Albert is located at 30 Hampton Road, Twickenham, Middlesex, TW2 5QB. Their sport calendar is updated regularly online: Live sport at The Prince Albert.
The Pavilion End, St Paul’s
Although predominantly a cricket pub, The Pavilion End is a great spot to watch live sports in St Paul’s, including live rugby matches.
A stone’s throw from St Paul’s Cathedral, the Pavilion End is the City’s finest spot to watch live sport in a vibrant sports themed bar. Sky and BT channels ensure you won’t miss any of the action, while there’s classic pub food, great beer and a beer garden courtyard to enjoy there, too.
The Pavilion End is located at 23 Watling Street, London, EC4M 9BR. For live sport updates, check their website: Live Sport at The Pavilion End.
Watch the game at one of London’s best rugby pubs
Watch the rugby live on screen at one of London’s best rugby pubs - each offering a great selection of beer and pub food, a lively atmosphere, and quality banter with fellow rugby fans.
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!
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