Liverpool is a city with an incredible footballing history with two solid premier league teams with varying levels of success amidst its postcodes. Whatever the rankings, there have been some incredible football games played here over the years and for all the people that can’t make it to the stadiums there has always been a plethora of great pubs and bars to watch them in close by. This is all great preparation for the World Cup as the club spirit morphs into one of nationalism, so check out the following picks for the best places to watch the World Cup in Liverpool this summer!
Yates Liverpool, Queen Street
An easy going but plush atmosphere in the day, Yates Liverpool is the venue you want for affordable drinks. It’s one of the best venues in Liverpool for a casual drink which makes it a great atmosphere for watching the World Cup. Check out the 8 pint beer towers while you enjoy the games too! Fewer trips to the bar can only a good thing.
A pub that really gets it right on sports events – William Gladstone gets busy with an electric atmosphere. It does all of this whilst still being run well with food and drinks coming out promptly. With more HD screens that you can shake a stick it, it makes sense to visit and make sure you reserve a table if you don’t want to be standing by the bar for 90 minutes!
A pub that screams out great value for money partnered up with good service. When you have such great craft options it really helps ease the pain of seeing England get knocked out early in the competition once again.
Boasting a really big community atmosphere in here, it’s a warm and homely pub, perfect for taking the family.
Hare & Hounds
Hare & Hounds boasts a warm setting (everybody loves a heated smoking area), with a chilled atmosphere, if you want to get away from the rowdiness that usually predicates sports venues.
It’s is one of the best places in Liverpool to watch with 9 HD screens across the venue and a renowned warm environment to relax in and watch the footy.
They’ve even got offers on ‘til 7pm:
Carling, Strongbow, Guinness & John Smiths are £2.30 from Monday – Friday. £3.10 on weekends.
This is another pub that loves a beer tower with 8 pints at your table that you can self-serve yourself! Table service is also a standard for the big games.
The Farmers Arms Hotel
The Farmers Arms Hotel is a great spot to watch the world cup. It’s a quaint pub that regulars call the best in the village, plus they really specialise and know their football. With a whopping 15 screens across two bars it’s a great place for 150 passionate fans to join together and support their teams.
Located equidistantly to Anfield and Goodison Park, there is a wealth of footballing stories told within these walls and a history that underpins a buzzing atmosphere.
You get excellent service here with table service once again on the England games to look forward to!
There is no food served here however but there will be free light snacks handed out on selected games. This is definitely a wholesome pub that you can take the family to and soak in the atmosphere of the World Cup.