GUEST AUTHOR: Roma Sondhi, Spotahome Student Ambassador

With the World Cup 2018 fast approaching this Thursday, make sure you know when and where the games are being shown so you don’t miss out on anything!

This post provides you with 8 amazing choices of venues to watch all the World Cup 2018 games in London. Why watch it in your own home when you can be part of such an iconic atmosphere! The following places will help you to get into the sporting spirit with lively atmospheres and many offers!

Tropicana Beach Club


For the ultimate summer vibes, choose Tropicana Beach club. This exotic venue is an excellent choice to watch every single World Cup game!

With free entry, happy hours and entertainment packages and deals, what’s not to love. There is even a special World Cup menu for food and drink! You can also get a discount off drinks when you show your NUS card (only valid on certain days). The Tropicana Beach Club will definitely get you in the celebratory mood!

New London Theatre, Parker Street, London WC2B 5PW

The Piano Works

Get comfy in this setting with offers for food and drink, such as, a burger with fries and a bottle of Budweiser for £10 – perfect for a student budget. During every game, there will also be a cocktail hour!

The Piano Works also offers the options of booking a private room or booth – with special food and drink packages - if you wish to host parties or for larger groups.


Stick around after each game when the celebration continues with the live music!

113-117 Farringdon Rd, London EC1R 3BX


Already a hit with students, Belushi’s provides an amazing sporting atmosphere for watching the World Cup!

You will be able to watch every game on giant HD screens and projectors! A range of packages is available should you wish to indulge. There is also package in which you can hire out a dugout cave!

Camden, Greenwich, Hammersmith, London Bridge or Shepherd’s Bush



During the World Cup, the popular nightclub ‘Infernos’ has been turned into a dream for football fans. This pop up, with special mention to Zlatan Ibrahimovic, will not disappoint. At Zlatans the matches will be shown on huge screen, surrounded by football décor to give it that authentic atmosphere. There is also a terrace to enjoy!

Infernos, 146 Clapham High St, London SW4 7UH


For the ultimate party atmosphere, choose Bounce! Not only do they have enormous 12ft screens, they also include special additions depending on the game. These range from, brass bands and commentaries to half-time shows and DJ performances. There is also a special World Cup Disco every Saturday!

Farringdon or Old Street


The Water Poet

Apart from an amazing 9 huge screens dotted around this pub and garden, there is also an incredible cinema screen in their cellar bar!

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At The Water Poet you’ll be able to enjoy the football in such a unique setting with amazing food and drink on offer!

9-11 Folgate St, London E1 6BX

The Pitch

With a 196-inch HD screen, The Pitch is another great option when considering where to watch the World Cup matches. Entry to the majority of the matches is free, however some of the most popular games will cost £5, with a free arrival drink included. This popular venue will certainly provide a sporting atmosphere!

Bridge Rd, London E15 3PA

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Skylight is an open-air rooftop bar and is the perfect venue if you want to enjoy the football and summer at the same time! The atmosphere will be second to none should you choose to watch the World Cup here!

Tobacco Dock, Pennington St entrance, St Katharine's & Wapping, London E1W 2SF

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I hope that this helped you choose where to watch the World Cup 2018! Although Russia is a couple of thousand miles away, being part of this lively atmosphere will make you feel like you are right in the heart of the World Cup.

Enjoy this period of football madness and celebration.

Let the games commence!

If you have any other suggestions on where to watch the World Cup please share with us in comments below

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