Every February, rugby fans bristle with excitement with the prospect of five old foes (and Italy) locking horns again in the Six Nations. At MatchPint, we believe firmly that the best place to watch sport is in the pub so below is a list of our best pubs showing the Six Nations.
Pubs & Bars
Lively pub with theatrical decor & clientele, serving classic English food, cask ale & craft beer.
London's newest and chicest sports bar on the block. With plenty of brand-new crystal-clear HD T.V's every seat is the best seat in the house.
West End House
Leeds is at the heart of rugby in the UK, so where better to watch the massive 6 Nations games than a traditional Yorkshire pub that has stood for 150 years? The number of screens across the pub means you'll not miss a moment and the cracking range of real ales and real cider are the perfect complement to some exhilarating ruggers. West End House also serves food, so it's the perfect excuse to spend an extra few hours in there to digest what you've just watched as well as the brilliant grub on offer.
Belushis and The Dugout
With more screens than you can count and plenty of secluded nooks and crannies to base your crew, sports bars don't get much better than this.
Oxford Arms Camden
Traditional pub with an all day menu, sport on TV, quiz and fruit machines plus a small terrace.
Gastropub with wooden floors, gilded mirrors and chandeliers and boasting a beautiful upstairs lounge bar with chesterfield sofaâ€™s, slouchy armchairs and an 8ft projector screen showing large sporting fixtures.
Whatever your sport of choice, be it football, rugby or even hurling, we dedicate two projector screens and five large HD screens to sport. It's the next best thing to being at the game itself.
Quirky pub with rustic wooden tables, chalkboard menus, TV sport and album covers on the walls.
Philomena's Irish Sports Bar & Kitchen
Irish pub. Rugby. 6 Nations. Just those three things almost guarantee it's going to be a cracking place to watch all the big games of this year's tournament. On top of the number of screens, there's free WiFi to ensure you'll never miss the opportunity to update the WhatsApp group on your tactical thoughts, and a decent food offering to keep you going all day.
Spacious pub with wooden floors, vintage booths and skylit 'great hall' for quizzes and live music.
A contemporary sports bar featuring comfy sofas, high seating and a secluded courtyard which is the perfect place to enjoy a pint at half time.
The Cross Keys
Spacious gastro pub with individual screens for your own private table, a darts board and beer garden.
Family-friendly pub with table football and 3 big screen projectors for watching live sports events.
If you're in Manchester looking to watch the 6 Nations, you've got to get down to Seven Oaks. A plethora of screens - including a projector screen and a couple in 4K - means there's no better place to get a top-class viewing experience. They've got their own beer which is specially brewed for them, and a pinball machine, meaning a whole afternoon of fun.
The Directors Box
Looking to watch the 6 Nations in a top-class pub with an amazing atmosphere, delicious food, piles of craft beers and loads of screens? Then look no further than The Directors Box in the heart of Manchester. Settle in for an afternoon of rugby action and a cracking time with your mates.
The Orange Tree Inn
There isn't a better way to enjoy the 6 Nations than watching it in a cracking boozer with 7 TVs and a belting atmosphere. The Orange Tree Inn will provide you with exactly that, whilst also solving the problem of boredom in between games - they've got a pool table and dartboard to combat that one. Great drinks offering available at the bar, too.
Northampton is well known for being massive for rugby, and there's no better place to watch the 6 Nations than at the Melbourne Arms. It's a traditional boozer with a fantastic drinks offering at the bar, and locals who really know their stuff. Get down there to see every last tackle, scrum, and last-minute try.
Set in the heart of Twickenham, St Margarets is a must-visit for the 6 Nations. They've stuck a marquee in the garden with a massive projector screen, and there's also loads of other screens around the pub. Unbelievable atmosphere too.
This is a 1200 person capacity venue in the centre of Cardiff creating the next best atmosphere outside the stadium. There are 2 huge screens ensuring that everyone gets a top view. There is also the opportunity to book tickets to Best Seat in the House to ensure the best match experience.
Stack, partnered with GUINNESS, is located in the heart of the Newcastle. This unique space offers up the perfect place to watch the GUINNESS Six Nations and Womenâ€™s Six Nations on a large screen surrounded by tonnes food vendors and a number of bars to keep you entertained.
Flat Iron Square
Watch every scintillating moment of the Guinness Six Nations at the best sports venue in South London.
The Pear Tree
The Pear Tree is one of Edinburgh's largest outdoor pubs gardens right in the hub of the city. All GUINNESS Six Nations matches will be shown on the huge screen for all to enjoy. Plus a GUINNESS Stoutie machine will be on offer to keep consumers entertained