18th October 2019

Best Places In Nottingham To Catch The Rugby World Cup Finals

Have you set those early morning alarms for the weekend? Are you passionate about rugby? Want to get a slice of the action now we are getting to the business end of the World Cup’s big final games? Look no further!

We know you might be new to Nottingham, so using our teams’ expert knowledge of the city, we’ve put together a list of the finest bars & pubs showing the games this weekend – of course the quality of breakfast is top of our priority!

Whether you’re supporting the home nations or not, it’s certainly going to be an exciting final few weekends!


Cross Keys

A proper pub! Located on the edge of The Lace Market near Das Kino and Broadmarsh Shopping Centre, The Cross Keys is a cosy and intimate pub with a great atmosphere and terrific breakfast menu, serving a range of teas, coffees, juices and a full bar with all the remaining games displayed on several TVs. You might need to book your table in advance though as it’s expected to be busy!



Located in the middle of Hockley, Faradays will be open from 8am on Saturday and Sunday. With a cosy atmosphere and large screens, it’s a great venue to kick start your weekend in. Tuck in to a double sausage & egg muffin topped with a hash brown and your hot drink or juice of choice for only £5! Head a little sore from last night’s Ocean? Why not sip on one of their refreshing and rejuvenating smoothies whilst you watch the game.


Sir John Borlase Warren


A short walk from Lenton and the Arboretum, the Sir John Borlase Warren is known for having the finest beer garden in Nottingham and great selection of ales. If you’re after a cosy atmosphere, this is certainly the place. Serving homemade cobs and hearty breakfasts you can avoid the inner city rush and enjoy a pleasant walk home after the game.




Situated on Friar Lane, The Southbank is famous for its comprehensive live sports coverage. Showing every major sporting event across 24, 4k screens, including private screens in all booths and an impressive 155” HD projector, it’ll be hard to miss any tries. Additionally offering 40% off all food for students, you can get a big feed that’s easy on the wallet.


Horn In Hand

Just a stone’s throw from Nottingham Trent’s City Campus, The Horn in Hand is a firm favourite amongst Nottingham students and locals alike. With large TV screens situated throughout, a pool table, friendly atmosphere and a big breakfast menu you can’t go wrong with this city centre pub. Have a sweet tooth early in the morning? Tuck into Buffalo Pancakes or Belgian waffles and wash it down with a protein smoothie.



Shooters @ Bierkeller

You’re probably used to going downstairs in Bierkeller to drink steins and dance on the tables, however on the top floor you’ll find Shooters. With over 25 50” TV’s and a 5m x 2.5m LED screen, it boasts the biggest sports screens in the city. Offering both meat and veggie breakfast options you can settle in from 7:30am to enjoy the games.