If you're eager to catch a cricket match during your trip to London, make your way to one of the city's premier pubs and bars that cater to cricket fans and sports enthusiasts. Several sports pubs around the city provide comfy seating options and viewing areas to watch the big game. Some of the stylish, trendier pubs serve up fusion menus and a lineup of signature cocktails. You'll find that many of these pubs are within walking distance of area shops, restaurants, and some major London attractions.
Here are ten London pubs to watch the cricket match:
This is one of the more modern bars in London and the place to watch a cricket match on the big screen. The bar is designed with a 15-foot cinema screen and a state-of-the-art sound system.
#2: The Sports Café
A popular sports pub for local fans, this pub offers some of the best coverage for cricket matches during the season and boasts a laid-back atmosphere.
This classy sports bar has several large plasma screens for sports fans and also provides full coverage of major cricket matches. The bar covers two floors and has 19 Sony HD screens.
While this is a popular locale for World Cup games, it's also a great pub for catching the latest cricket match and for enjoying some classic pub food. The bar serves up a variety of ales and has four large viewing screens for game day.
This casual pub has a private bar upstairs and also attracts a large crowd of sports enthusiasts throughout the year. You'll also find a large selection of ales and lagers here.
A prime destination for sports enthusiasts, this bar is designed with both super-size screens and mini screens. The back bar even has two large plasma screens and the venue offers split game coverage to accommodate for all fans.
A giant screen surrounded by a designated seating area makes this a great viewing spot for cricket matches and other sports. Half of the bar is dedicated to pool so you can enjoy a mix of patrons on any given visit.
#8: Barracuda Bar
Located on Liverpool Street, this bar boasts a fun, high-energy atmosphere and attracts cricket fans and all types of sports fans year round. Head here for great pub food and a neighborhood-pub feel.
This Irish pub attracts a large crowd on weekends and can be the perfect venue to watch a cricket game. This bar has a state-of-the-art screen that occupies an entire corner of the main bar area.
Famous for its director's chair seats for VIP patrons during major matches and events, this pub caters to sports fans with televisions embedded right in the beer pumps, and some spacious viewing areas. Head here to enjoy a slightly different sports viewing experience.