Some people enjoy going to the stadium and feel the atmosphere of a rugby match first hand. Others, like me, enjoy watching the match on a nice screen while drinking a pint!

From Rugby to any other sport, these Edinburgh bars are brilliant places to watch sporting events.




My personal favourite. Great place for anyone who loves rugby! If you are passionate about rugby and then this is the right place to go. The atmosphere in this cosy pub is great, the hand-pulled ales are fantastic, bar food is delicious and the staff is very friendly!

Why?  Rugby Atmosphere / Beers

Where? 26 William Street, Edinburgh, EH3 7NH

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Beer & Skittles

Good place to watch big sport matches, with a spacious basement bar. You get delicious chicken wing, rib platters and beer pitchers, then you can sit back and shout out at the TV. Do you want to relax after the match? Play pool, darts & Pac-Man!!!

Why?  Big space / Many Screens / Ideal for groups

Where? 14 Picardy Place, Edinburgh EH1 3JT

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The Three Sisters

It’s a great social hub to enjoy good food while watching sport on a 21" screens (indoors) or a large outdoor 200” projection screen in the courtyard.

It’s a good central bar located in the lively Cowgate, ideal for anyone who wants to go from pub to pub with friends, after the match.

Why?  Big Screen / Location

Where? 139 Cowgate, Edinburgh, EH1 1JS

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Le Di-vin

Stylish venue to watch rugby, while drinking wine, eating French snacks and sharing platters.

The screen behind the bar is just perfect and you can watch the rugby match while enjoying the sophisticated atmosphere of this beautiful wine bar, in the heart of the city's West End.

Why? Sophisticated / Wine / Location

Where? 9 Randolph Pl, Edinburgh EH3 7TE

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Hanover Tap


Good Bar and Good Beer Selections.

This is a welcoming pub with good food, nice wines, good beer selections that change frequently and friendly staff.

The bar is located on the ground floor, but there is another comfy seating area upstairs. Conveniently located near the heart of Edinburgh's New Town.

Why?  Beers Selection / Good Food

Where? 112 Hanover Street, Edinburgh EH2 1DR

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Finnegan's Wake


Spacious old-fashioned Irish bar with buzzing atmosphere. The big-screen is perfect for watching rugby and you can treat yourself with a good selection of beers.

Why?  Atmosphere / Beers

Where? 9 Victoria St, Edinburgh EH1 2HE

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Located just outside Waverly Central Station, Belushi's is place were mostly a young crowd gathers as well as guests from the hostel residence next door. It's a cheep and cheerful place, with good food and drinks. It’s a great pub if all you need is watching the rugby match and eat some classic bar food.

Why?  Location / Cheap

Where? 13 Market St, Edinburgh EH1 1DE

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