20th November marked the World Cup kick-off, with England’s first game one day later. If you’re wondering where you can catch all of the top games this season, we’ve put together a guide of London’s best haunts showing all the action.

Vinegar Yard

Welcoming back England fans will be the return of Vinegar Yard’s giant screens. The London Bridge spot will show all of the games on its huge alfresco screens, meaning you can catch every minute of the action without worry. 

The winter terrace has made some adjustments, including a canopy cover and heaters, to help you stay warm and dry all World Cup season long. Grab your friends, order a round of beers from the bar and grab some dishes from their resident traders, including Nanny Bill’s, Baba G’s and Nik’s Kitchen.

72-82 St Thomas Street, SE1 3QX

www.vinegaryard.london

Double Standard

Staple King’s Cross hotel, Double Standard, is welcoming football fans with open arms during the World Cup season. The buzzing 70s-inspired ground floor bar will be showing all of the action in HD, as well as serving up American dive bar-inspired fare, signature slushies and cocktails on tap.

The Standard, 10 Argyle Street, WC1H 8EG

www.standardhotels.com

Peckham Levels

If you’re Peckham based, keep things easy with Peckham Levels who will be going above and beyond, screening all of the upcoming FIFA World Cup games. 

Levels 5 and 6 will be transformed just for football fans, screening the games across the entire floor on multiple screens. Seating up to 400 seated fans, this is the place to head this footie season.

95A Rye Lane, SE15 4ST 

www.peckhamlevels.org

Vinegar Yard, London Bridge
Peckham Levels, Peckham

Bounce

With big screens, brilliant audio, and endless pizza and beer packages to suit every football fan, Bounce has your back with its World Cup coverage. 

They might be ping pong specialists but that isn’t stopping them from celebrating the footie season in style. Both Bounce’s Old Street and Farringdon sites will be screening all of the football action in the main space, making it perfect for groups and fans to cheer on their team from the sidelines. 

They even have a dedicated pizza, beer and football package that’ll see you enjoy the England World Cup games, bottomless pizza, two beers and a table in their private room all for just £35 per person.   

Old Street & Farringdon 

www.bouncepingpong.com

TOCA Social

The world’s first interactive football and dining experience, TOCA Social, is the place to head this World Cup championship. The space, home to big screens, communal tables and a lively atmosphere, will be showing all of the games this season. 

They have introduced a really fun package for all those football fans who have to work but can’t bear the thought of missing an important game. The ‘Work & Watch’ package comes equipped with everything you need to keep you going, including unlimited ‘fuel’ – by fuel, they mean unlimited strong tea and coffee available all day.  Expect free (and strong!) wifi, helping you stay connected with your colleagues. Find out more about their offering here.

The O2, Peninsula Square, Greenwich, SE10 0DX

www.toca.social

The George

The second pub by the JKS Group, The George reopened in 2021 with much acclaim. Despite its chic interiors, this is a pub at heart and they are proud to be celebrating the World Cup in style. 

The pub, located in Fitzrovia, will be screening all the matches across its three screens. Expect plenty of pub classics on offer too, complete with a dedicated World Cup Menu. Think platters packed with buttermilk fried chicken, crispy Cornish boneless lamb ribs, black pudding scotch eggs, pork scratchings and dirty sauces; beer battered dayboat fish and chips; bangers and mash; and a hearty burger.

55 Great Portland Street, Fitzrovia, W1W 7LQ 

www.thegeorge.london

The George, Fitzrovia
The George, Fitzrovia

Andaz London Liverpool Street

Whether you’re a football fanatic or just looking for the perfect excuse to escape the office, Andaz London will be giving Londoners the chance to watch every second of this World Cup action. 

A selection of ice-cold Heineken beer will be waiting for you, along with snacks and small plates. Tickets start at just £15, including entry, your first beer and a piping hot bowl of chips. Or, head down with your friend and enjoy a ticket for 2 for £50, adding a bucket of six cold beers and a sharing platter. 

40 Liverpool Street, EC2M 7QN 

Book here

Boxpark

Renowned for its sports screening, Boxpark is always a crowd-pleaser when it comes to group catch-ups with great drinks and dining options. For this FIFA World Cup, you can book at any of their London sites and experience the best atmosphere. 

Cheer on your team surrounded by football fans. Plus, in true Boxpark style, you can expect a few surprises along the way.

Shoreditch, Croydon & Wembley 

www.boxpark.co.uk

Flat Iron Square

Can England take the title home this year? Watch and experience all the action on the big screen at Southwark Street’s Flat Iron Square. 

The London Bridge destination, known for its street food vendors and great drinking options, will be cheering on England. Catch the games on the screen while making your way around their vendors, from burgers dripping with juices from Gamekeeper to a cheese-slathered slice from Good Slice. 

Note all England games are ticketed.

45 Southwark Street, SE1 9HP

www.flatironsquare.co.uk

Gibney’s

This winter you can catch all football World Cup and rugby Autumn Internationals games on the screens at Richard Corrigan’s basement saloon bar. 

Located on Old Street, enjoy a pint of their Gibney’s stour or a perfectly poured Guinness and light bites from upstairs restaurant Daffodil Mulligan while you see the pros on the screen. Think salt chilli pork nuggets; and deep-fried durrus with sweet onion, pickle and mint.

70-74 City Road, EC1 

www.gibneyslondon.com


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