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Written by Davide Tedesco|
From Rugby to any other sport, these Edinburgh bars are brilliant for seeing sporting events.
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!
Whether you're planning a trip to Edinburgh to watch the Rugby, or you're here at another time, there are ample opportunities to get into the spirit of the game. Watch the live coverage in friendly bars, or by visit the BT Marrayfield Stadium yourself, at one of the regular matches, or for a guided tour.
My personal favourite. Great place for anyone that loves rugby! If you are passionate about rugby and love watching games with fans, this is the right place to go. It’s a cosy pub with great hand-pulled ales, fantastic bar food and friendly staff!
Why? Rugby Atmosphere / Beers
Where? 26 William Street, Edinburgh, EH3 7NH
Good place to watch big sport matches, with a spacious basement bar. You get delicious chicken wing and rib platters and beer pitchers, then you can sit back and shout out at the TV. Do you want to relax after the match? Then play pool, darts & Pac-Man!!!
Why? Big space / Many Screens / Ideal for groups
Where? 14 Picardy Place, Edinburgh EH1 3JT
It’s a great social hub to enjoy good food and watch sport on 21 screens indoors or a large outdoor 200” TV screen in the courtyard.
It’s a good central bar located in the lively Cowgate, ideal if you want to go from pub to pub with your friends.
Why? Big Screen / Location
Where? 139 Cowgate, Edinburgh, EH1 1JS
Stylish venue for an evening watching rugby, while drinking wine and eating French snacks and sharing platters.
The screen behind the bar is just perfect and you can watch your 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
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.
Why? Beers Selection / Good Food
Where? 112 Hanover Street, Edinburgh EH2 1DR
Spacious old-fashioned Irish bar with buzzing atmosphere. The big-screen is ideal for watching rugby and you can treat yourself with a good beer selection.
Why? Atmosphere / Beers
Where? 9 Victoria St, Edinburgh EH1 2HE
Easy to access as it is just outside Waverly Central Station. You will find mostly a young audience as well as guests from the hostel residence next door.
Food and drinks are nice and cheap and the atmosphere is cheerful. It’s a great place if all you need is watching your rugby match and eat some classic bar food.
Why? Location / Cheap
Where? 13 Market St, Edinburgh EH1 1DE
We hope that you enjoy watching the rugby matches in one of these pubs!
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