Where to Watch the World Cup

It’s the sporting event of the year so it’s no surprise that the question on everyone’s lips (after who’s going to win) is ‘where are you watching the match?’ The ‘match’ is of course England’s decisive second game against Uruguay. Like England, they lost on Saturday so they will also be looking for a win. Can we beat them? Who knows, but we’ll certainly be tuning in to find out. Here is our round-up of the best places to get comfortable this weekend.

Bodo’s Schloss
If heading to a rowdy pub isn’t your thing then Bodo’s Schloss will be right up your street. Renowned for its glamorous European feel, Bodo’s Schloss will be screening matches on HD TVs complete with surround sound. You also won’t have to worry about getting kicked out at half time at the venue has a late license.
Details: Bodo’s Schloss, 2a Kensington High St, London, W8 4PT, 020 7937 5506
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Fever Pitch
A popular format us Londoners can’t get enough of, pop-bars continue to draw us in through their doors. The latest one to arrive is Fever Pitch in Fulham. Located inside Broadway Bar and Grill, it will be showing every match via 13 large screens which will cover every wall of the 800 capacity venue. You can also soak up the beer with something from the stadium-inspired menu which features classics including hot dogs and toasties.
Details: Fever Pitch, 474-476 Fulham Broadway, London, SW6 1BY, 020 7610 3137
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Honky Tonk
Ever wished you could go to a frat party? Well now you can, or at least something very similar, thanks to Honky Tonk. Located in both Chelsea and Clapham, American bar Honky Tonk will be screening matches on big HD screens against a backdrop of stars and stripes. Don’t worry though, you’re allowed to support England here. Refreshments will be provided in the form of buckets of bottled beer priced at a very reasonable £20.
Details: Honky Tonk, Clapham – 16A Clapham South Side, London, SW4 7AB, 020 7627 6257, Chelsea – 6 Hollywood Road, London, SW10 9HY, 0207 351 1588
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The Cow
Treat yourself to some old fashioned pub grub while watching the England match courtesy of The Cow. Run by restaurateur Tom Conran, The Cow will be celebrating the World Cup by serving up delicious food (as well as traditional Brazilian fare throughout the tournament) inspired by the teams that are playing that day. So grab a pint, treat yourself to a Scotch egg and make yourself comfortable.
Details: The Cow, 89 Westbourne Park Rd, London W2 5QH, 020 7221 0021
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The Draft House
A chain of independent gastropubs, each Draft House location is the perfect balance of both style and substance. Think loaded burgers, crunchy scratchings and specialist beer all offset by large screens. Now that’s what we’re talking about.
Details: The Draft House, various locations, London, 020 7097 5140
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Don’t fancy going out? Domino’s are offering you the chance to buy two large pizzas and two portions of potato wedges for only £24.99.

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