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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 matchday 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.



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



Channels: Sky Sports, ESPN

Screens: 10 x HD TVs

Price of a Pint: £2.50

About: Pranj's screen all of the latest Premier League, UEFA Champions League, Aviva Rugby Premier League and N Power Championship games and commit to showing all the biggest sporting fixtures including Formula 1, domestic and international cricket, golf and tennis.

Food: Punters can choose either pizza or hotdogs from Pranj's low cost, zero fuss menu. Dishes start from as little as £2.50.

Extras: Poker, pool, jukebox, game machines

Address: 41 Corn Street, Bristol, BS1 1HT

Telephone: 07779 985443

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

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