The best sports bars in the capital are virtually compulsory for any self respecting Londoner when it comes to watching sport in the capital.
Unsurprisingly, the best sports bars have loads of large screens whch can be seen from wherever you are in the bar and the energy to deal with fans en masse for every large sporting occasion.
The Comedy has large screens so you will not miss a minute of the action, with both Sky Sports and BT Sports. From football to Tennis to Rugby it caters for all your sporting needs.
7 Oxendon Street,
Stop by for a bite to eat at Bar Kick and then enjoy a few games of table football. At the bar there is plenty of choice including thirst quenching imported beers and innovative cocktails.
126-127 Shoreditch High Street,
Belushi's is a busy sports bar that shows all the latest sporting fixtures through Sky Sports, ESPN and BT Sports. Belushi's boasts a comprehensive choice of drinks and serves American food.
28 Hammersmith Broadway,
Styled like an American roadhouse in dark woods and scarlet red, Bison and Bird serves up brunch at the weekends, lunch & diner and happy hour every day. The cocktails are well worth trying as is the Sunday roast menu. Bison and Bird also shows the latest sporting events.
182-184 Clapham High Street,
The Carlsberg Sports Bar is open within The Casino at The Empire and shows all the latest sporting events including the Euro, Wimbledon and the Olympics.
The Casino at the Empire,
5-6 Leicester Square,
The Dugout at Belushis is a late night sports bar featuring multi-screens and projectors showing the latest sporting fixtures through Sky Sports and BT Sports. The Dugout offers a comprehensive drinks selection including international beers and cocktails.
161-165 Borough High Street,
This is the ultimate sporting venue, containing a huge number of TV screens including three 42" plasma screens.
171 North End Road,
Frankie's Sports Bar and Diner is located at Chelsea FC home ground, Stamford Bridge. There is a good choice of American Italian meals complemented by a range of drinks. Frankie's Sports Bar and Diner also boasts 12 big screens showing sporting events.
Jetlag describes itself - rather aptly - as an international cocktail bar, inspired by bars from across the globe.
There is a lot of potential here, especially once people realise that there is a huge screen for sports in the basement.
125 Cleveland Street,
Number 1 Bar has the feel of a student union, with pool and foosball, and a large screen for major events.
1 Duke Street Hill,
Rileys Sports Bar on Haymarket is a new concept for the popular snooker hall group. This latest venture sees the building kitted out with 32 large HD screens showing more than 70 sports channels. There are also ping pong tables, American and British pool tables and four bars at Rileys Sports Bar. Alongside a comprehensive drinks selection, there is also a good choice of pub grub available.
Sports Bar and Grill is a lively bar where you can catch all the latest sporting matches on large plasma screens. Have a game of pool in the basement pool lounge or enjoy a tasty meal and drinks.
The Two Sportsmen serves classic pub food, made from freshly sourced produce and prepared to order. Sports Bar Grill has a fully stocked bar and shows all the latest sporting events.
36-40 Rupert Street,
Walkabout is an Australian pub that shows sporting events on big screens. They serve mostly Australian beers and have an Antipodean themed menu.