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Where to Watch Sport in Bristol

Looking for where to watch sport in Bristol? If you fancy catching a game down the pub with a pint and a couple of mates but don't know where to go, use our handy guide to sports bars in Bristol to ensure that you find the best seats in town. Each one of our recommendations is equipped with large plasma screens, beer on tap and a great match-day atmosphere.

Whether you're a European, Premiership or International football fan, an avid rugby supporter, or a keen cricket, snooker or golf spectator, there are plenty of pubs and bars in Bristol to watch the action unfold.

Baileys Court Inn

Baileys Court Inn

Channels: Sky Sports

Screens: 7 x HD TVs

Price of a Pint: average price £3.80

About: Located slap bang in the middle of Bradley Stoke, Bristol, Bailey’s Court Inn is the kind of pub where suits sit alongside work boots and hi-vis at the bar. Busy parents dash in with kids for tea after the school run and come over on family fun days. They’re one of the nicest pubs with Sky Sports in Bristol.

Food: Chicken Dishes, Curry, Burgers, Steak, Sunday Roast, available options for Vegan and Vegetarian 

Extras: disable access, free car park, beer garden, kids play areas 

Address: Stoke Gifford, Bradley Stoke, Bristol BS32 8BH

Telephone: 0117 923 6486




Channels: Sky Sports

Screens: 14 x 50" TVs | 2 x HD Screens

Price of a Pint: £3.30

About: During the week the bar boasts the most awesome sports experience next to being there, with heaps of plasma screen TV's, 2 cinema sized screens and the coldest beers on tap so you can keep refreshed whilst you catch every second of sporting action.

Food: Walkabout's 'Aussie BBQ' Menu includes bonza burgers, sarnies, salads and sharing platters from £2.00. 

Extras: Fruit machines

Address: 40 Corn Street, Bristol, B1S 1HQ

Telephone: 0117 930 0181

Cider Press

Cider Press

Channels: Sky Sports, BT Sport

Screens: 8 x screens | 2 x projectors

Price of a Pint: £2.95 | cider £3.25

About: If you love sport and can't be at your favourite stadium, then Cider Press is the next best place to watch the game - the atmosphere is second only to being at the ground itself. 

Food: With a menu full of delicious food and refreshing drinks, punters can manhandle magnificent meaty mains, tackle the Arnie of sarnies or veg out on great veggie options. 

Extras: Pool table, air hockey table, one armed bandit, slot machines

Address: 86-90 Gloucester Road, Bristol, BS7 8BN

Telephone: 0117 9892471



Channels: Sky Sports, live internet stream

Screens: 3 x 1m screens | 6 x plasmas

Price of a Pint: £3.20

About: Alongside first class facilities and a fully stocked bar, Rileys boast the biggest and best screens in Bristol.

Easily one of the city's most popular venues to watch live sport, Rileys screen anything and everything from live football and boxing to rugby and Formula 1. 

Food: Sit back and relax in the company of good friends and family and watch the very best international sport whilst enjoying snacks from £2.00. 

Extras: 6 snooker tables, 10 English pool tables, 8 American pool tables, darts zone

Address: 5-19 Queen's Road, Bristol, BS8 1QE

Telephone: 0117 929 4295

Racks Bar & Kitchen

Racks Bar & Kitchen

Channels: Sky Sports, BT Sport

Screens: 12 x HD screens

Price of a Pint: £3.15

About: Racks Bar in Clifton boasts state-of-the-art screens to make you feel like part of the action.

They broadcast coverage of all Premiership football matches, international cricket, F1 and much more.

Food: From legendary Racks burgers to super salads, each and every dish is made freshly to order. 

Extras: N/A

Address: St.Pauls Road, Bristol, BS8 1LX

Telephone: 0117 9741626

White Hart

White Hart

Channels: Sky Sports

Screens: 3 HD TV's

About: This lovely old pub was first liscenced in 1672 - and has been thriving ever since. They have two screens showing live sports events such as the current Rugby World Cup and periodically have live music entertainment too.

Address: The White Hart, Lower Maudlin Street, Bristol, Avon, BS1 2LU.

Telephone: 0117 9268747

AllStars Sports Bar

AllStars Sports Bar

Channels: Sky Sports (2D and 3D), ESPN, Eurosport HD, BHT1, Super Calcio, Sport Klub and more

Screens: 22 wall mounted 28” – 42” HDTVs, 4m and 5m 3D Projectors

Price of a Pint: £3.40

About: This is the ultimate destination for sports fans. With so many TVs available, if it’s on – you can watch it! Each of their 12 tables has its own TV which you control, so no matter what the rest of the pub is watching, you can still decide what to enjoy.

Food: Large Pizza Menu, plus burgers, baguettes and buckets of your favourite American bar foods!

Extras: Dart boards, pool and snooker tables, pinball, boxing machine, table football and free WiFi

Address: 15-19 Queens Road, Bristol, BS8 1QE

Telephone: 01179 294 295

The Penny

The Penny

Channels: Sky Sports, BT Sport

Screens: 5 x Large Screens

Price of a Pint: £4.10

About: The Penny is a proper Wadworth real ale pub, perfect for a quick bite to eat, those straight-from-work drinks or a celebration with the family. They also pride themselves on showing all the latest sports.

Food: Classic pub grub menu using locally sourced meat where available. There’s also a gluten free menu and ever-changing blackboard specials. You can also pre-order your lunch!

Extras: Free WiFi, Dog Friendly

Address: 115 Whiteladies Road, Clifton, Bristol, BS8 2PB

Telephone: 01179 733539

King Street Brew House

King Street Brew House

Channels: BT Sports, Sky Sports,

About: The King Street Brew House is an urban style city centre pub with its very own micro-brewery creating an amazing range of both cask and keg beers. This eclectic range is complemented by an ever changing array of guest craft brews from the local area, UK and the USA. Reserve a table on the ground floor for getting together with friends or family, or for bigger gatherings, The Tank Room in the basement is a great space for parties or watching live sports.

Food: They serve a delicious array of modern classic pub food all day from lunchtime until late, all prepared using the freshest ingredients. 

Address: 13 Welsh Back, Bristol BS1 4RR

Telephone: 0117 405 8948

The Dolphin Inn

The Dolphin Inn

Channels: Sky Sports BT Sport

Screens: 63" plasma & 50" plasma TV's, 1 large screen & 5 HD TV's

About: A great, community pub.

Address: 141 High St, Oldland Common, Bristol BS30 9TD

Telephone: 0117 932 2150

The Mouse

The Mouse

Channels: Sky Sports BT Sports

About: Family friendly pub.Dog friendly. Stunning beer garden with views over westbury on trym.Sky and BT sports shown on 3 televisions.Food served mon,Tues 12-9 sun 12-6. Choice of 3 Ales,Guinness, Fosters, Amsterdam, And Stella,Blackthorn and Thatchers.Sunnday roast served 12-6.

Food: Bar, British, Pub 

Address: Water's Ln, Bristol BS9 4AA 

Telephone: +44 117 940 5554

The Wellington

Channels: Freeview Channels 

About: The Wellington is a much-loved pub, well-known for providing a warm welcome, delicious food and great service. Light and airy, the dining area is spacious with modern and quirky decor. There is also a long bar serving a fantastic selection of real ales and craft beer and our patio and beer garden are perfect for alfresco dining and drinking. Located at the top of Gloucester Road we are moments away from Bristol's Memorial Stadium and County Ground and only 10 minutes from Bristol city centre. 

Food: Discover a classic menu, including breakfast, lunch and dinner created using only the best quality local and British produce.

Address: Gloucester Rd, Bristol BS7 8UR

Telephone:  0117 951 3022 



Screens: 15 HD Screens

About: Bristol’s best party venue, and the heart of free venue hire in Bristol, Alterego cocktail bar. Alterego they cover a fantastic range of live sport. Alterego provides up to 5 different games at the same time and of course cover, every live major sporting event on our 15 Ultra HD screens, including 2 large projectors, split over 3 levels.

Address:77 Whiteladies Road, Clifton, Bristol BS8 2NT

Telephone: 01179739070


Bsb Waterside

Bsb Waterside

Channels: Sky Sports, BT Sports 

Screens: 8 x HD TVs

Price of a Pint: average price £3.00

About: You will find on one of  8 large plasma screens a multitude of sports from around the world. We show all Premier League, European, International, and Spanish Football as well as Rugby, Golf, Tennis, American Football plus many other sports, which would arguably give them the title of Bristol’s leading place to watch sport.

Food: Breakfasts, Children's, Desserts, Burgers, Grils, Jackets Potatoes, Light Bites Sandwiches, Salads Sea Food, Sides 

Address: Canon's Rd, Bristol BS1 5UH

Telephone: 0117 316 9911

Sports Bar & Pizzeria Ashton Gate Stadium

Sports Bar & Pizzeria Ashton Gate Stadium

Screens: 15 HD Screens

About: Featuring the largest indoor pub screen in the country, Bristol Sports Bar & Pizzeria is the place to watch live sport in Bristol, whilst grabbing a slice of Bristol's finest pizza.

Address: Ashton gate, Ashton Rd, Bristol BS3 2EJ

Telephone: 07789 714483

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