If you’re looking for a pub close enough to Twickenham that you can smell all the action then you’re in luck! We’ve put together a must try list of six South West London pubs this Guinness Six Nations.
It’s not just a pub it’s an institution. When it comes to the rugby there couldn’t be a truer word. Perched proudly on the river Thames, The Ship has long been a go to destination for rugby fans from all over London. With multiple TV’s, large outside area, and enough Guinness to sink the HMS Belfast, it’s time to climb aboard!
If you can’t make it to Twickers this Tournament then the Alex Pope is the next best thing. Close enough to smell the action live from the stadium, it’s the perfect place to watch every tackle and every try across their multiple screens. Lucky enough to have scored tickets? Don’t forget to stop by at The Alex Pope for their post rugby parties or a chin dripping burger on the way.
With two drop down screens with surround sound at each end of the pub, a huge television in the restaurant and a unique private area, The Orange Tree is a great place to watch every game in the heart of Richmond. Plus if all the cheering leaves you tired out, with a selection of luxury hotel rooms upstairs there really is no need to ever go home.
A flagship pub since 1872 the Alma has built a solid reputation amongst rugby lovers and locals alike and offers arguably one the best atmospheres to soak up every incredible tackle and try this tournament. A drop kick away from the station it’s time to gather your team mates, beat the ruck and scrum to The Alma to catch all the action.
Wimbledon may not be infamous for it’s rugby crowd but The Alex firmly puts itself on the map when it comes to sports of of shapes and sizes. Complete with its very own sports bar, multiple TVs and big screen The Alex attracts a vibrant crowd on match days. With three other bars and it’s very own roof terrace to explore it’s the perfect place to celebrate (or commiserate) after an action packed game.
With Twickenham Stadium just ten minutes away from the Shaftesbury you’re guaranteed of a great crowd. Showing all matches live just a stones-throw away from the action, whether you’re there for the game, a pre-match lunch (don’t forget to try one of their famous Six Nations burgers) or celebratory pint, The Shaftesbury offers the perfect pit stop for London’s most passionate rugby lovers.
With a whole squad of pubs all over London and South England perfect for enjoying the rugby there a lot to discover. To find your local Young’s Pub for a full list of fixtures follow the link below.