The Best Bars to Watch Euro 2016

Euro 2016 is now well under way. Each of the 24 teams involved have played their opening match and we're all a little more clued up on how teams may perform.

While you've been watching the first few games, we've been sounding out some of the best pubs and bars around the country for you to watch the remainder of the tournament. Below are the results we have come back with. Enjoy.


The Font'Union Street, BN1 1HA

Renowned as one of the best places to watch the football in Brighton, it has a spacious setup with a big screen. The food is reasonably priced as well for some half-time snacks! And we don't mean oranges.

The King and Queen 13 Marlborough Place, BN1 1UB

This Brighton boozer has two big screens and plenty of smaller ones dotted around, so you're guaranteed a view of the match!

Lord Nelson - 36 Trafalgar Street, BN1 4ED

If ales are your thing, you'll feel right at home in the Lord Nelson! This pub is a less spacious than others, but for that reason, it's sure to create a buzzing atmosphere to cheer on the lads!


Bar 501'2 Broad Street, BS16 5NX

Now, here's a bar to watch the football where it feels like you're playing! This sports bar has been kitted with astro turf to give you a real football feel while you're getting pissed!

The Old Fish Market 59-63 Baldwin Street, BS1 1QZ

Plenty of screens in this pub, means that even when it's rammed during the Euros, you'll be able to find yourself a decent vantage point.

Motion'74-78 Avon Street, BS2 0PX

This bar has ambitiously set up outdoor screens, which will be great as long as the rain stays away. Luckily they do have an indoor contingency plan, as well as burgers and hot wings to accompany your lager!


Hooters'London Road, NG2 3AS

Famous for chicken wings and waitresses in short shorts. What more could you want? Oh yeah, they'll have the footy on as well!

The Southbank Bar'1 Bridgford Road, NG2 5GJ

This bar may not be situated in the town centre, but it's worth the visit to West Bridgford. Plenty of craft beers make this self-proclaimed'best sports bar' a great place to watch the Euros!

Spanky Van Dykes'17 Goldsmith Street, NG1 5JT

More big screens and great food offers! You and the lads can book a table at Spanky Van Dykes, which will get you 20% off food. You'll also receive table service so you won't miss a minute of the action!


Champs Bar'255 Ecclesall Road, S11 8NX

This bar which is located in a popular student area of the city provides a cracking atmosphere for the footy. With surround sound speakers and screens inside and out, you'll be able to watch Hodgson's men from everywhere!

The Globe'54 Howard Street, S1 2LX

This is another lively student bar which is perfect for the footy. With a bargain-burger menu and cheap pints, you're on to a winner here even if England aren't!

The Place'Nile Street, S10 2PQ

This really is'The Place' to be for a class day/night of watching the footy with the lads. Renowned for cider and curly fries'I'm already there!


The Brotherhood of Pursuits and Pastimes'54 New Briggate, LS1 6NU

Just the name of this bar is enough to entice you in. And once you're in, it doesn't disappoint. A swanky setting with screens all around, this is the Andrea Pirlo of bars. Classy and sophisticated.

Shooters'123 The Headrow, LS1 5RD

Yet another cracking bar to watch the Euros in. This bar really goes all out for international tournaments as well by offering food and drinks from participating nations!

The Box'8 Otley Road, LS6 2AD

We couldn't talk about Leeds without mentioning a bar for the footy in Headingley. The vibrant student area is always buzzing for international tournaments, and The Box is a class venue.


Hotel Football'99 Sir Matt Busby Way, M16 0SZ

A football themed bar that overlooks Old Trafford. Doesn't get much better does it? You can enjoy meals such as a'Zlatan Burger' or a'Schweinsteiger Hot Dog' to go along with a'Euro Coupe' cocktail lf you're feeling fancy.

Hard Rock Caf?©'The Printworks, 149 Exchange Street, M4 2BS

The world famous chain has been kitted out properly in its Manchester branch. With football themed d?©cor and a large venue the atmosphere is one not to miss!

Black Dog Ballroom Various locations

With a few Black Dog Ballroom venues dotted around Manchester, you'd do well to be too far away from one! With plasma screens, drinks offers and a Euro 2016 dedicated menu, it has the ideal line up!


Tiger Tiger'Newgate Street, NE1 5RE

This popular bar/club is better known for nights out, but it is pulling out all the stops for the Euros. You can book a table for you and the lads to sit back and cheer on the Three Lions!

Sam Jacks'Newgate Street, NE1 5TG

Sam Jacks is undoubtedly one of the best boozers in Newcastle to watch the footy. And if you fancy getting a bit lairy with the lads, there is a dentist chair in the bar, so you can recreate the famous Gazza celebration!

Players Bar'Newgate Street, NE1 3PA

With huge 3D screens it's easy to see why loads of lads pour to Players Bar to cheer on England! And don't worry'the commentary is kept on to add to the footballing atmosphere!

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Date Posted: Wednesday 15th June 2016

Author: George Crewe

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