Top places in London to watch Super Bowl XLIX
- Mark Higgins
- 28 January 2015
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The NFL Super Bowl XLIX kicks off on Sun 1 Feb at 11.30pm GMT.
Hippodrome Casino, Leicester Square
This famous London Casino is offering a Super Bowl experience like no other. The game will be screened throughout the casino’s Heliot Cocktail Bar and Lounge, where viewers can enjoy a beer and a burger in classy surroundings. With food and drink available on a 24 hour basis, this party could last all night.
SuperBash, O2 Arena
Indigo2 at the O2 arena will once again be host to NFL UK’s annual SuperBash in London. The Super Bowl viewing party, sponsored by Xbox, offers fans the chance to win free tickets to watch the Super Bowl alongside some famous faces from the NFL. This year's NFL celebrities include Detroit Lions wide receiver Golden Tate and Kansas City Chiefs' cheerleaders. If you are one of the fans lucky enough to have won a ticket, you can view the event on the big screen with free food and drink.
Riley’s Sports Bar, Haymarket
With four giant screens and 34 smaller screens available for sports viewing, Riley’s Sports Bar is certainly well prepared for this year’s Super Bowl. At Riley’s, the party starts at 9pm and continues well into the wee hours. There are four different bars, an American diner and a selection of pool, ping pong and foosball tables to choose from too.
The Maple Leaf, Covent Garden
If an American Diner isn’t your scene, maybe their friendly Canadian neighbours can tempt you. The Maple Leaf offers a selection of Canadian beers, burgers, burritos and other food and drinks. The sports pub is decorated in Canadian memorabilia, and the welcoming Canucks will make you feel right at home. Tickets are priced at £6, with all funds raised donated to Great Ormond Street Hospital.
The Windmill Tavern, The Cut, Waterloo
Situated in the centre of The Cut in Waterloo, The Windmill Tavern offers cosy surroundings, reasonably priced drinks and a great atmosphere to take in the worlds’ biggest sporting event. Food is available via the Pub’s renowned Thai Restaurant, offering a range of Thai dishes from just £5 per head.
Roxy Bar, Borough High Street
The Roxy Bar and Screen is a great place to catch all the build up and anticipation, with 30+ screens inside, and tickets available from 4pm onwards. Their £12 entry fee includes a free chilli dog and Budweiser on arrival. Don’t fancy a chilli dog? Opt for the £5 free Bud only deal.
Sports Bar and Grill, Piccadilly
The Sports Bar and Grill in Piccadilly is one of the most sought after venues for watching sports in London. Their Super Bowl party starts at 11.30pm and promises a bustling, buzzing atmosphere. Food and drinks are served in the traditional ‘sports bar’ style, with beer, hot dogs and even beerdogs up for grabs.
Clapham Grand, Clapham Junction
The Clapham Grand Nightclub has become one of the most famous places to watch sporting events in London. Their Super Bowl party begins at 9pm and is priced at £10, which includes a free hot dog on arrival. Boasting the biggest screen in London to watch the game (a whopping 24x15 feet) you won't miss any of the action.