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
Venue says: “Visit our award-winning pub.”
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.
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The Black Horse
Just off Burnham Street in Kingston upon Thames, The Black Horse is a breezy pub that takes things back to basics. With a community feel and a menu of British gastropub classics, this is a decent place to settle down with a pint in a cosy environment. There’s bottomless brunch every Saturday and roasts on Sunday. A light but modern lunch menu has highlights like truffled baby beetroot linguine and the dinner menu features classics such as steak and ale pie alongside crispy lamb belly with cous cous. When it comes to drinks, the bar at The Black Horse is well stocked. With a range of beers on tap and a cocktail menu that doesn’t cost the earth.
Venue says: “Thirsty Thursdays at the Black Horse! All our delicious cocktails are half price all night long on a Thursday.”