Six Nations Rugby at Vinegar Yard

Six Nations Rugby 2022: The Best Places to Watch in London

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Whether you’re a die-hard rugby fan or simply love an excuse to go to the pub, we’ve rounded up the best places in London to watch the Six Nations 2022. From cosy pubs to lively food markets, these spots feature big screens showing the games plus that all-important buzzing atmosphere.  

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Six Nations Rugby: The Best Places to Watch in London

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Six Nations, Vinegar Yard

Vinegar Yard

London Bridge’s buzzing eating and drinking space Vinegar Yard has transformed into a Six Nations venue for the next few weeks – in partnership with Guinness. It will be showing every match on one of the biggest screens in London, and you can watch while enjoying food from a whole host of different street food stalls.

Rose & Crown

Rose & Crown

Clapham’s oldest drinking establishment, the Rose & Crown has been serving locals since 1870. A cosy spot with walnut panelled interiors and plush booth seating, it’s the perfect place to sit back and enjoy the rugby. Fuel up pre-game with traditional pub dishes: the menu offers BBQ rib croquettes, burgers and chips, plus an excellent Sunday roast.

Pavilion Club

Pavilion Club

Lucky members of the Pavilion Club can enjoy the games from the venue’s private roof terrace. Soak up the views of Hyde Park while enjoying Tom Kerridge’s set menu – a pulled brisket burger with a beer or glass of prosecco. Fancy a more private screening? Book the club’s private dining room, which fits up to ten guests.

The Prince

The Prince

A huge garden sat beneath a floral pergola, The Prince is always buzzing. Home to a number of street food stalls and four bars, it’s a great spot for weekend afternoons – particularly when the rugby is on. It’s hugely popular, so booking ahead is recommended, with sharing tables ensuring a fun match-day atmosphere.



Barbecue restaurant and sports bar Brigadiers is inspired by the army mess bars of India, where military regiments gather to eat, drink and socialise. This means the restaurant has a lively, sociable atmosphere which bodes well for watching live sport. For the Six Nations 2022, it has teamed up with Guinness to create the ultimate match day experience, complete with special menus. You can either set up camp in the Blighters bar area or go all out and book one of the three private dining rooms, each of which come with their own TV screens.


The Hunter’s Moon

South Kensington pub The Hunter’s Moon is showing live screenings of all the games, alongside a special menu created by chef director Oliver Marlowe. Tuck into a lobster, prawn and avocado brioche roll or a Korean fried chicken burger alongside sharing jugs of beer and cocktails.

Flat Iron Square

For a stadium-style atmosphere, Flat Iron Square is your best bet. The London Bridge market will be showing the games on three large screens alongside a number of smaller ones, plus hosting post-match DJs and rugby-themed events. There’s always space for standing walk-ins, but if you want to secure a table it’s best to book.


The Leather Bottle pub garden, Earlsfield

The Leather Bottle

Earlsfield pub The Leather Bottle is home to one of the city’s largest beer gardens, kitted out with HD screens, tented covers and private huts. Watch the game with craft beers and food from The Burger Shack – with the option to pre-order a special sliders package for the Six Nations.

Abbey Tavern

The Abbey Tavern

This Kentish Town hotspot is known for its lively atmosphere, with a large beer garden complete with a big screen. If you’re catching one of the 3pm kick-offs, be sure to make the most of the happy hour deals, which end at 4pm. The food menu, meanwhile, offers a selection of sharing-style dishes, from vegan platters to Mexican nachos and halloumi fries.

Main image: Rose & Crown


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