World Cup 2018: Where to watch the final in London

 
 
 
 
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The World Cup Soccer Lounge at Flat Iron Square

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The World Cup Soccer Lounge at Flat Iron Square
Skylight Rooftop
Last Days of Shoreditch
Boxpark Shoreditch and Croydon
Brigadiers
Skylight
JuJu's Bar and Stage
The Grand, Clapham
Greenwood
Bounce Farringdon and Old Street
The Water Poet
The World Cup Soccer Lounge at Flat Iron Square
 

 

This summer, the entire world will be going football mad when FIFA World Cup returns for an entire month of nail-biting games. London is getting in on the action with hundreds of screenings taking place across the city's bars, restaurants and pop-ups. Add to that a series of parties and football-related events and even those not jetting off to Russia for the occasion will be fully immersed in the action. So, for those who don't fancy standing behind a pillar in the local Wetherspoons, read on to discover the best places to watch the World Cup in London.

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The World Cup Soccer Lounge

Flat Iron Square, 68 Union Street, London, SE1 1TD

Tube: Borough Station

 

Dates: 14th June - 15th July 2018

 

Taking over Flat Iron Square and Apres London, The Soccer Lounge is one of the best places to watch the World Cup in London. Outside, a massive outdoor screen in the garden courtyard will show every single game. Plus, in addition to all the numerous bars that are already there, there will be pop-up wine and prosecco bars and guest breweries. Inside, the Apres London ski lodge will have a 100 inch HD screen - the biggest in the Borough of Southwark - showing all the action.

 
 
 

Brigadiers

Brigadiers, 1-5 Bloomberg Arcade, 3 Queen Victoria Street, London, EC2R

Tube: Mansion House Station , Cannon Street Station, Bank Station, Monument Station, St. Paul's Station

 

Dates: 14th June - 15th July 2018

 

With seven screens spread across two rooms, Brigadiers is set to be one of the best places to watch the World Cup in London. In Blighters, a restaurant and bar with booth seating, guests will be able to enjoy and an Indian barbecue menu that utilises tandoors, charcoal grills, rotisseries, wood ovens and classic Indian smokers. Diners will feast on dishes such as goat tikki bun kebabs, fried fish tacos, a tandoori chicken club sandwich and tawa masala lobster and shrimp roll while watching the games on three screens. For a more casual experience, the Pool Room has four screens alongside a full-size pool table, a rare whisky vending machine and fast-pour self-serve beer taps.

 
 
 

Greenwood

Buckingham Palace Road, London, SW1W 0QT

Tube: Victoria Station

 
 

With 19 large plasma screens and projectors, food packages and Heineken Blades - the self-pouring beer taps - Greenwoodis your go-to for the 2018 World Cup if you're in and around Victoria. Thetwo floor pub within theNova Victoriadevelopment also has astylish Sports Lounge, available for exclusive hire, as well as shuffleboard, making it the perfect pitstop to catch all the action from Russia this summer. As well as a large central bar and plenty of seating, the spacious ground floor upstairs there's another bar with five screens, two of which are mega screens, showing all the big games and international sport, day and night.

 
 
 

Skylight Rooftop

Tobacco Dock, Wapping Lane, London, E1W 2SF

Tube: Rotherhithe Overground Station

 
 

From 3rd May 2018, Skylight returns with croquet lawn games, World Cup screenings and Wimbledon on the big screen on top of Tobacco Dock. The summer season brings live entertainment, croquet, one-off parties, resident DJ collectives, rooftop yoga and some scenic sunsets. Set on the top three levels of a former car park in Wapping, the 600 capacity Skylight has multiple bars, indoor and outdoor seating areas, and two street food stalls, all set against some of the finest views in the city - you can see The Shard, The Gherkin and the Walkie Talkie from here. Grab a seat on the upper level for prime views and extended sun rays before enjoying a spectacular show of yellows, oranges and pinks when the sun sets in the shadow of London's most famous buildings. Food wise, visitors can choose between burgers and souvlaki with Flip Side and Yiro taking over the kitchens and a new refreshing seasonal cocktail menu has been added alongside spritzes, pitchers, bubbly and wine. Book in for a game of croquet on the upper deck or, if the British weather isn't on your side, there's two playing areas inside. If fancy footwork is more your style, try your hand at the digital penalty shootout.

 
 
 

Last Days of Shoreditch

Red Market, 288-299 Old Street, London, EC1V 9DP

Tube: Old Street Station

 

Dates: 24th May - 29th July 2018

 

The much-loved Last Days of Shoreditch is back for its eighth year in 2018 with three months of street food, art, music, karaoke, and sport on one of the biggest screens in London - all of the England games will be shown as well as a number of others. 'The Enchanted Garden' sets the tone so you'll find a tropical beach area, swinging hammock beds and a tree-house at this summer hotspot. Expect summer cocktails and craft beer bars alongside street food from Seth Troxler's Smokey Tails, Cheeky Burger and pizza from Crust Bros. The dance floor is soundtracked by a star-studded DJ line-up. One of the many highlights is the return of the XOYO Saturday daytime takeovers throughout July with Late Nite Tuff Guy plus a who's who's of talent including Eli Escobar, Alexis Taylor, Dan Shake and Normay Jay.

 
 
 
 

Boxpark Shoreditch and Croydon

Boxpark, Boxpark, Shoreditch High Street, London, E1 6JE

Tube: Old Street Station

 

Dates: 14th June - 15th July 2018

 

This summer, Boxpark Shoreditch and Croydon will be pitching up a big screen to show every one of the World Cup games. Tickets can be bought in advance and once guests are there they'll be able to settle in for a session of booze, food and, of course, footie. There will be no need to get up and down to the bar during the big game as both venues will be serving large jugs of any draft beer or cider. Additionally, there will be a tempting menu of food items at both sites. In Shoreditch, there's souvlaki, meatball loaded fries and Pieminister pies while in Croydon there's pizza, burgers and Moroccan fries.

 
 
 

JuJu's Bar and Stage

15 Hanbury Street, Ely's Yard, London, E1 6QR

Tube: Aldgate East Station

 
 

With post-match DJs, world music for each team, and party vibes,Juju's Bar and Stageis a good option for enjoying the atmosphere of the World Cup. In the heart of theOld Truman Brewerysite, the baroffers Mezcal cocktail and al fresco dining while youwatch the football from the comfort of a sofa or book in and get a table. Food offerings include a deliciousdishes like Sticky Icky pork ribs, vegan Vietnamese tacos, 8oz teriyaki burgers and Buddha bowls courtesy of Chef Lee Cahu Le's pop up restaurant, the Chunky Buddha. Be immersed in the experience while enjoying the atmosphere of London's leading haven for arts and music. Showing all the games from Russia vs Saudi Arabia on Thursday 14th Juneto the World Cup Final on Sunday 15th July.

 
 

Events at JuJu's Bar and Stage

'Lagos' By Sebastian Barros
Now OnFree Event

8th to 28th October 2018 - 12noon-11.30pm | Free

 
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JuJu's Bar and Stage, 15 Hanbury Street, Ely's Yard London, E1 6QR
Category: Bars

Exhibitions & Art, Photography.

Whiskey Moon Face And Theo Bard
On Soon

Sunday 28th October 2018 - 6pm | adv £6, £10

 
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JuJu's Bar and Stage, 15 Hanbury Street, Ely's Yard London, E1 6QR
Category: Bars
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The Grand, Clapham

21-25 St John's Hill, Clapham, London, SW11 1TT

Tube: Clapham South Station

 
 

Punters can catch all the action from the World Cup with coverage of England's biggest games atThe Grandin Clapham, a beautiful, historic former music hall that's long been a byword for going out, disco dancing and - quite possibly - pulling.The south London landmark has teamed up with Budweiser so football heads can watch the games on the absolutely massive 24 foot screen and there's live music, DJ sets, photo booths, food and, of course, barrel loads of Budweiser. They're screening all of the England games on 18th June, 24th June and 28th June.

 
 

Events at The Grand, Clapham

Halloween at The Grand On Soon Editor's Top Pick - Recommended

Saturday 27th October 2018 | £10-£15

 
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The Grand, Clapham, 21-25 St John's Hill, Clapham London, SW11 1TT
Category: Nightclubs

The Grand in Clapham is going all out this Halloween with their biggest party of the year. Inviting more than a thousand guests to party the night away in a haunted Victorian theatre, the evening ...more

Private Parts Live
On Soon

Wednesday 7th and Thursday 8th November 2018 - 7.30pm | £25

 
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The Grand, Clapham, 21-25 St John's Hill, Clapham London, SW11 1TT
Category: Nightclubs

Jamie Laing and Francis Boulle bring their podcast antics to the live stage.

Livewire: AC/DC Tribute
On Soon

Friday 16th November 2018 - 6.30pm | £16

 
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The Grand, Clapham, 21-25 St John's Hill, Clapham London, SW11 1TT
Category: Nightclubs

The band plays the music of the iconic Australian rockers.

Decapitated

Wednesday 13th February 2019 - 6pm | £18

 
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The Grand, Clapham, 21-25 St John's Hill, Clapham London, SW11 1TT
Category: Nightclubs

The Polish outfit, formed in 1996 in Krosno, performs its take on death metal.

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Bounce Farringdon and Old Street

Bounce Farringdon, 121 Holborn, London, EC1N 2TD

Tube: Chancery Lane Station , Farringdon Station

 

Dates: 14th June - 15th July 2018

 

Both Bounce branches - Farringdon and Old Street - will be screening every game during the World Cup but the main events will be eight special parties for their chosen featured country games. The Farringdon branch will show England, France, Australia and Germany while Old Street will screen England, Spain, Poland and Brazil. The featured country games will be shown on huge 12ft screens and the event will also offer brass band singing, special food and drink deals, full commentary, half time shows, specialised pizzas from your home nation country, and DJs before, at half time and after the games. For the featured games, they recommend asking to be put on the guest list to guarantee entry. Additionally, there will be a special World Cup disco every Saturday during the tournament.

 
 
 

The Water Poet

The Water Poet, 9-11 Folgate Street, London, E1 6BX

Tube: Liverpool Street Station

 

Dates: 14th June - 15th July 2018

 

Using any excuse to host a party, The Water Poet joins in on the World Cup action with a vast number of screens - nine, to be exact - showing all the action. Placed throughout the pub and in the garden, plus a huge cinema screen in the cellar bar, there will be no chance of missing anything. There are bookable tables and private areas available, enabling you to guarantee a good spot, and a large range of beers and a food menu will be on offer.

 
 
 
 

Pitch Stratford

Bridge Road, London, E15 3PA

Tube: Stratford Station

 
 

An open air space in the heart of Stratford, Pitch Stratford offers street food, screenings and drinks in a colourful outdoor space just a short walk from the station, making it an ideal place to watch the World Cup games. Entry to most games will be completely free while the most popular games will be charged at 5, which includes a drink on arrival. There are a number of options for groups, including premium tables with guaranteed seats in the three rows just in front of the 196 inch HD screen.

 
 
 

Citadel Festival

For those who love music and football, the festival will be screening the final.

Gunnersbury Park, Popes Lane, London, W3 8LQ

Tube: Acton Town Station

 

Dates: 15th July 2018

 

Australian psych-rockers Tame Impala headline Citadel festival with CHVRCHES and The Horrors also on the excellent line up as the laid back one-day festival moves to a new West London location this July: Gunnersbury Park. As well as music on the main stage there's a good choice of alternative entertainment from dance and drawing to screen printing and children's workshops, fashion and beauty stalls, and fitness activities like disco dodgeball. Sunday Papers Live will be in attendance with invited speakers creating a forum for debate and Sharp's Brewery will be serving up their beers in a secret bar and giving festival goers the chance to try their hand at beer ping, a tasteful take on beer pong.

 
 
 

South Place Hotel Secret Garden

Depending on the length of the men's Wimbledon final, the hotel will also screen the World Cup match.

South Place Hotel, 3-4 South Place, London, EC2M 2QD

Tube: Moorgate Station , Liverpool Street Station

 

Dates: 15th July 2018

 

This Sunday, the South Place Hotel's Secret Garden will be screening the men's Wimbledon final and, depending on the length of the match, it may also show the World Cup final. Guests will be able to relax on a deckchair while sipping on the hotel's special Sipsmith Summer Cocktail, served with an Eton mess and a pot of Joe & Seph's gourmet strawberry and cream popcorn. Plus, if you're in for the long haul with a whole day of sport, you can get 25% off dinner at the Chop House. Tickets are 28 and include entry, the cocktail, pudding and popcorn.

 
 
 
 
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