London’s finest pubs, bars and World Cup screens

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From loud and noisy to less noisy and noisy, here are the best pubs, spots and big screens to catch the World Cup in London…

1 district Berenjak, district market

The second Berenjak outpost shows all the games on a built-in screen while serving up its succulent kebabs and tasty small plates. For morning games you can stick to brunch dishes, and if you’ve got a gang along the festive menu comes with a choice of dishes to share and hire upstairs while you’re at it

Dates: November 20 – December 18

Address: 1 Bedale Street SE1 9AL

Website: berenjaklondon.com

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2 TOCA Social, Greenwich

The people at TOCA Social appreciate that most of the big games of the World Cup take place during working hours thanks to the time difference, and therefore invite you to work at the venue – how considerate. Settle in front of your laptop and big screen for the day, and order a cheeseburger croquette and some fried pickles to accompany your spreadsheets and Teams chat.

Dates: November 20 – December 18

Address: Peninsula Square, SE10 0DX

Website: toca.social

3 Hackney Bridge, Hackney Wick

Boasting one of the largest screens in London, this canalside hangout has been transformed into the Soccer Lounge – a dedicated World Cup venue showing England matches and bookable tables for eight. All other games are displayed in the hanger bar.

Dates: November 20 – December 18

Tickets: £200 for tables of 8 including 8 £10 meal vouchers and 2 steins of beer for the table

Address: Units 1-28, Echo Building, East Bay Lane, E15 2SJ

Website: hackneybridge.org

4 double standard, king’s cross

The lively ’70s-inspired venue on the first floor of Standard London screens all the games alongside American dive bar-inspired dishes and the bar’s signature slushies and cocktails on tap

Dates: November 20 – December 18

Address: The Standard Hotel, 10 Argyle Street, WC1H 8EG

Website: standardhotels.com

5 Vinegar Yard, London Bridge

The outdoor venue in South East London shows all the matches on its huge outdoor screens and keeps you warm with a canopy and heaters. While you’re at it, grab some food and beer from one of the street vendors.

Dates: November 20 – December 18

Tickets: £10, includes a pint of Pravha

Address: 72-82 St Thomas Street, SE1 3QU

Website: eggyard.london

6 Official FIFA Fan Festival in the Outernet, West End

England Match Broadcasting, Music Venue Here at Outernet will host four match bashes including against Iran, USA and Wales. Football greats will grace each tune, which features pre-game, post-game and halftime music and a giant 8m x 4.5m screen with immersive 4D sound.

Date: December 21st, 25th, 29th and 4th

Tickets: From £35, including Budweiser beer

Address: HERE at Outernet, Charing Cross RoadWC2H 8L

Website: seetickets.com

7 4TheFans at LDN East, Canning Town

This one comes with a Sky sports presenter and big game atmosphere, huge anti-glare screens, world-class sound systems, food and drink retailers, DJs, competitions and giveaways – this one’s going big too, which may or may not be your cup of football tea.

Date: November 20 – December 18

Tickets: From £30, including beer and cake

Address: Back of 30 Stephenson St / 28 Bidder Street, Canning Town E16 4SA

Website: 4thefans.tv

8 The Fox & Firkin, Vauxhall

This live music venue shows all England World Cup matches on the big screen in the beer garden. Happy Hour is behind the bar from Monday to Friday from 6pm to 7pm. For the game, get a pizza from the pizza truck.

Date: December 21st, 25th, 29th and 4th

Maps: Free

Address: 316 Lewisham High Street, SE13 6JZ

Website: foxfirkin.com

9 Market Halls, Oxford Circus & Canary Wharf

Every game is shown on huge HD screens. Both market halls have their excellent food vendors ready and Brewdog kegs are on hand to ensure you are fed and fueled throughout the game. Fan zones can be booked for England games and if they win, 100 pints for £1 each will be given out in celebration. DJs ensure a party atmosphere after every game.

Date: November 20 – December 18

Tickets: Free, fan zone bookings from £5

Address: 29 Holles Street W1G 0DB; 25 North Colonnade E14 5HS

Website: markethalls.co.uk

10 Bar Kick, Shoreditch

Bar Kick is a live sports hotspot and shows all the matches on its 12 4k screens – no matter where you are in this live sports mecca, you’ll have a perfect screen line. To escape the excitement of the game, try a game of foosball or enjoy burgers and craft beers. Booking recommended.

Date: November 20 – December 18

Address: 127 Shoreditch High Street E1 6JE

Website: barkicklondon.com

11 Bat & Ball, Westfield Stratford City

With 12,700 square feet of space, there’s plenty of room for gamers to settle down for a game being shown on the venue’s 25 HD screens – including a giant pentagon of screens above the stairs. Spend half the time at the ping-pong tables, pool tables, interactive darts and karaoke, or grab something from the American diner-style menu. Booking recommended.

Date: November 20 – December 18

Address: Westfield Stratford, Montfichet Road, Stratford, E20 1EJ

Website: thebatandball.com

12 Big Penny Social, Walthamstow

This massive, cavernous brewery was formerly Truman’s Social Club and will broadcast all World Cup games. With space for 1,400 people, the location has the potential for a mixture of pub and fan zone atmosphere.

Date: November 20 – December 18

Tickets: £8/£5 seated/standard

Address: 1 Priestley Way E17 6AL

Website: bigpennysocial.co.uk

13 Skylight’s Pitchside, Wapping

Another huge sports bar where you can catch all the action. Opened in time for the World Cup, Pitchside occupies the second level of the historic Tobacco Dock car park. With a capacity for 500 fans, Pitchside will have a lively atmosphere. Then head upstairs to one of London’s best rooftop bars. Watching England games and booking in advance is recommended.

Date: December 21st, 25th, 29th and 4th

Tickets: VIP packages from £79, general ticket sales soon

Address: Pennington Street Car Park Entrance, Wapping E1W 2SF

Website: skylightbars.com

14 The Great, Clapham

For English football fans, The Grand will showcase the Three Lions as they travel to the World Cup and relive the glory of the Euros. DJs, sing-alongs, fan anthems, photo booths and plasma screens – what more could you ask for?

Date: December 21st, 25th, 29th and 4th

Tickets: From £12

Address: 21-25 St John’s Hill Clapham SW11 1TT

Website: claphamgrand.com

15 The Alexandra, Clapham

The Alex in Clapham needs no introduction to local sports fans. A renowned place to watch all the big games, it will of course cover every game of the World Cup. The pub features two large projection screens and five large HD screens, so you won’t miss a minute of the action. The Alex shows all World Cup games.

Date: November 20 – December 18

Tickets: Free, but reservations recommended

Address: 14 Clapham Common South Side SW4 7AA

Website: alexandraclapham.com

16 The Rocket, King’s Cross

Filled with TVs and a large bar, The Rocket on Euston Road will be showing all of the World Cup action this fall. It’s easy to get to from King’s Cross St. Pancras station and has plenty of burgers and pizzas to munch on while watching a game.

Date: November 20 – December 18

Address: 120 Euston Road NW1 2AL

Website: therocketeustonroad.co.uk

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