Few things are worse than finding a pleasant afternoon interrupted by the panic that not knowing where to watch the match sparks. Frantically running from pub to pub, trying to find out which ones will be showing it is no fun. For any sports fans in the area, this list of the best sports pubs in Southampton is a vital tool. We've hand-picked the finest boozers in south Hampshire for you. All you need to do is take a look, see what they're showing and decide when you're going to head down for a drink and a game. Keen to see all the sports bars the city has to offer? This list of all sports bars in Southampton should sort you out.
Pubs & Bars
Overlooking the beautiful East Park, Spitfire is a popular local that deals in great value pub grub, real ales and televised sports. Always particularly lively when Saints are playing.
Scholars Arms (Southampton)
A popular hangout for the many students in the area, you can bank on a top atmosphere regardless of what sport is on thanks to the array of teams that students cheer for. A wide-open space with that is generally a top spot to catch a game.
Generates a cracking atmosphere, especially for the big games. With a belting menu of pub classics to chow down on for the game, this boozer is second to none.
With multiple widescreen plasma HD T.V's dotted around and locals who're truly mad about this sport, this sports bar is a dead cert for this page. An unrivalled selection of food and drink (try the toad in the hole) compliments the jam-packed programme of sport.
London Road Brew House
With a whopping five HD screens beaming all the unmissable action across two floors, this place is less a sports bar and more a Meccah to sports fans of Southampton. Catch a Saints or England match here and experience the magic for yourself.