Central London football pubs
The Round House
This is a popular pub that overflows with customers on warm days – some watch the screens through the windows.
North London football pubs
This welcoming spot near Kentish Town has two 7-ft HD screen across two floors, as well as smaller TVs. During big tournaments, they're take advance booking for keen footie fans in east London, or put on private parties in the boardroom avec beer keg. That'll shorten that queue at the bar come half-time.
A mix of vintage furniture, dimmed lighting and candles make for a cosy atmosphere at this Stoke Newington boozer, but on match days it's all about crowding round to watch the footie screened from a projector. You mostly find fans rooting for Spurs, unless it's a European championship, in which case Italian teams get the loudest cheers from bar staff.
East London football pubs
Sister to Clerkenwell's Café Kick, good-natured Bar Kick is more expansive than its sibling. Mostly famous for their table football, basement events, lovingly cooked food and cocktails, they are also the place to watch live football as they now show every 3D match available in their basement.
In summer, you can catch a tan and catch the action on this London Fields pub's outdoor area where screens show all the biggest and best sporting events. Luckily, it's fully heated and covered in winter too, ideal for when the Premier League gets under way. Fixtures are aired indoors on LED screens though, should you be feeling the chill regardless.
South London football pubs
West London football pubs
This Octoberfest-themed bar shows all major sporting events on a two huge projector screens and three massive plasma screens, while beer maidens dressed in the traditional dirndl garb serve steins of ice-cold beers from around the globe a selection of 85 German beers.
More London pubs
Belushi's Bar Greenwich
This Greenwich Belushi's proves popular with the backpacking bunch - there's a hostel attached and loads of very decent drink offers, from happy hours to special promotions. It's not just for the gap-year crowd though, with sporting events on the big screens and a cracking outdoor area drawing locals, too. Cocktails dominate a drinks list that suits the party vibe. Expect sharing cocktails served with straws, classic cocktails served in jam jars and shooters ranging from tequila slammers and Jägermeisters to a shot of peanut butter jelly - Amarula, crème de mure and Frangelico. The food bears plenty of US influence. Burgers do brisk business, with the classic house burger alongside a cajun chicken burger, a chicken schnitzel tower and a bourbon BBQ melt - a patty and bun with cheddar cheese, smokey bacon, onion rings and a Jack Daniel’s BBQ sauce. Tex-mex options such as nachos, quesadillas and tacos are also available.