​​ Where to Watch the Euro 2016 - Ultimate Experience

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It’s nearly summertime which in 2016, means it’s nearly time for the nation to gather around TV screens and indulge in our favourite pastime, football. That’s right, Euro 2016 is just around the corner and we all know what that means, it’s time to gather your friends together and feel patriotic.

Sport is definitely something that is much better when you are in a crowd, feeling the atmosphere and celebrating when your team get that all important win can be magical. Watching football with friends can be a really great way to get to know each other better, or even bond with your colleagues.

If you are in central London, no doubt you are spoilt for choice for where to watch the Euro 2016 tournament. The city has so many options, so it can be hard to know where is the best place to watch the matches.

If you are stuck, take a look at our suggestions ranging from premium Euro 2016 events to simpler pubs.


hwhere to watch the Euro 2016

Old Billingsgate

This fantastic central London location is a great venue for all kinds of events and really comes into its own for sporting events like the Euro 2016. This venue started life as a market on the banks of the river Thames and is steeped in history.

It also offers an outside terrace that has great views of the iconic banks of the river Thames.

Euro 2016 Events

If you are thinking about where to watch the Euro 2016 matches and you are looking for a ready made event, then this could be the ideal event for you.

Settle down for the Wales vs England group B game on the 16th of June and enjoy the historical surroundings of Old Billingsgate.

VIP tickets are £169 and but you can treat yourself with the following for only £139:​

  • Printed entry ticket
  • Reception drinks including cocktails
  • Three course lunch
  • Unlimited beer, wine and soft drinks
  • Matches playing on giant screens
  • Hosts and pundits
  • Exclusive tables
  • Post-match entertainment
  • Cloakroom and security

where to watch the Euro 2016

The Pavilion at the Tower of London

This venue is a historic and iconic venue and makes a great setting for a sports screening. This purpose-built event venue sits in the moat of the Tower of London, one of the city’s most famous landmarks.

It’s a show stopping venue for a great event. This venue also boasts great public transport links, ideal for anyone that might be joining you both locally and from further afield.

Euro 2016 Events

This is another event created specifically to watch the Euro 2016 matches with a great atmosphere, this event is a great choice if you can’t quite get to France or you missed out on some tickets. This time its England vs Slovakia on the 20th of June.

The event kicks off at 6pm and you can get your place at a VIP table in one of the first two rows with bubbly on the table for £139. If you are looking for a standard ticket, these are £119 and come with:

  • Printed entry ticket
  • Reception drinks including cocktails
  • Three course lunch
  • Unlimited beer, wine and soft drinks
  • Matches playing on giant screens
  • Hosts and pundits
  • Exclusive tables
  • Post-match entertainment
  • Cloakroom and security

Other Venues for Watching Euro 2016

If this isn’t your thing and you are looking for something a bit more informal, there is no shortage of pubs and sports bars in London.

We picked out some of the more popular choices to watch the Euro 2016 games at:

The Coal Hole:

The Coal Hole

This pub has a great atmosphere for live football matches. It doesn’t have anything planned for the Euros as of yet, but as it shows almost all of the premier league matches, it’s bound to be showing the Euro 2016 tournament.

It’s central west end location is very popular, which can mean that is gets very crowded on match days. As a smaller venue with limited table space it fills up quickly, so if you don’t want to be propping up the bar you need to be early, especially on the days that England are playing.

Bar Kick

If you are more of an east London person then Bar Kick could be a good choice for you. It is already planning to show all of the Euro 2016 games and is bound to be popular.

Another smaller venue, it will fill up fast, so if you want a seat then be early.

This pub has more of an informal feeling than other organised events but does still offer food at the venue.

Belushis

pubs to watch the euro 2016

This pub is showing all of the Euro 2016 matches on its projector screens, as well as on its many widescreen TVs. This bar does offer a great range of drinks, but the food is strictly pub fayre, burgers and bar snacks are the food options here.

This venue does have bookable areas, which is an advantage because it is sure to be a very busy and popular spot. If you are interested in having a table, there are also packages available that could suit you and your friends.

When thinking about where to watch the Euro 2016 matches, this is a good choice for people looking for the real pub feeling and something a little more informal.

So if you are thinking about where to watch the Euro 2016 matches, then look no further than these great options.

The organised events are sure to be fun and can be really great experiences to share with colleagues and friends.