All the best bars in Leeds to watch the Six Nations matches

We’ve found all the places to watch the Six Nations this month.

It all kicks off this Saturday.

It feels as though it was only yesterday we were sat in the pub, watching the 2020 Six Nations games in a world that was about to be locked down. In the past three years, a whole lot has changed- including the local watering holes.

In a world where there’s no longer a looming lockdown, we finally have the chance to make the most of the local sports bars and watch the rugby in the company of like-minded fans. Whether you’re secretly rooting for France to keep hold of the title or ready to cheer on England this year, we’ve found all the best places to go and pull up a seat in Leeds.


Call Lane, Leeds city centre | Open from 12pm on weekends or 5pm during the week

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Book yourself a seat at the table at Brooklyn and make the most of the private hire options for your chosen team. Grab a bagel from Bad Boy Bagel and a pint of just about anything and enjoy the Six Nations how it was intended: surrounded by like-minded fans on a huge HD screen.

Find out more here.

The Brotherhood of Pursuits and Pastimes

New Briggate, Leeds city centre | Open from 12pm

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You can bet that the popular New Briggate bar will be back with packed out tables for the matches over the holidays as one of the best known sports bars in the city.. The policy was be walk-in only throughout the World Cup for England games, but you can book for any other games in advance, so make sure you book your seat in advance.

Find out more here.

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The Box

Infirmary Street, Leeds city centre and Otley Road, Headingley | Open from 12pm

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The Box have locations in the city centre and Headingley, so you’re never far from a cold pint of Budweiser or a bottle of wine. You can grab 2-for-1 cocktails, a 20% student discount and a pornstar martinis, served by the stein here too but if that’s not enough, there’s bottomless brunch and seemingly unlimited burger and pizza options to soak it all up.

Find out more here.

Pinnacle Beer and Gin Hall

Bond Street, Leeds city centre | Open from 10am

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Pinnacle has plenty of keep you entertained throughout the Six Nations, even if you’re not the biggest rugby fan. There’s 20 draught pints, over 100 gins and an inspired cocktail menu, plus shuffleboard and pool tables.

Find out more here.

Beck & Call

Stainbeck Road, Meanwood | Open from 12pm

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The Tap Room is the Beck & Call’s dedicated sports room. Complete with pool table, darts and huge TV screens for all the live games, the popular watering hole have stated they will be showing all five round of the Six Nations. Plus every Friday and Saturday at Happy Hour, you can get £3 Fosters, £4 Virtuous and a £15 Bottle of Fizz.

Find out more here.

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Skyrack Headingley

St Michael’s Road, Headingley | Open from 12pm

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You might recognise Skyrack from your Otley Run days, but the pub does far more than just fancy dress. Pull up a chair at the bar or find a seat around the pub in between the Leeds United memorabilia and watch the beautiful game in all its glory. Same goes for the rest of the Greene King pubs in Leeds, all games will be shown.

Find out more here.


Buslingthorpe Lane, Sheepscar | Open Friday – Sunday

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For those looking for an alternative spot to catch the games, Springwell, home of the North Brewing Co. beers, offers seats aplenty and delicious foodie options to keep you going throughout the match.

Find out more here.

Hyde Park Pub

Headingley Lane, Hyde Park | Open from 12pm

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Another Otley Run favourite that’s taking on the additional crowds for the rugby. Expect loud speakers, the occasional fancy dress customer and loads to do besides watching the matches. There’s pool tables, giant food challenges and a great beer garden- not to mention a full menu that includes student discounted pints. If you’re still at University, we bet we’ll find you here for the matches.

Find out more here.

The Original Oak

Otley Road, Headingley | Open from 10am

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The Original Oak in Headingley is a favourite for all ages, but if you’re a student looking for some sports action, you’ll feel quite at home at this Otley Run stop. The pub will be showing all the Six Nations games way into March and you can bet that there will be plenty of space for you to join the crowd.

Find out more here.

Rebound Social

Wellington Street, Leeds city centre | Open from 11am

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Rebound Social is the home of all things football, but that doesn’t mean there’s plenty of rugby options to view here too- and there’s even a bottomless brunch option. Pull up a seat and tuck into pizzas and pints aplenty with your chosen company, we imagine that the place will be packed with like-minded fans over the holidays.

The Griffin

Boar Lane, Leeds city centre | Open from 11am

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The Greene King pub boast that they will be showing every world cup game live over the next six weeks, as well as their usual footy slots on Sky Sports and BT Sport. Located on 31 Boar Lane, The Griffin has all the pints you need to get yourself through the intense games, as well as some proper pub grub on offer too.

Find out more here.


Woodhouse Lane, Leeds city centre | Open from 12pm

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You can bet your bottom dollar that Walkabout will be saying G’day to the Six Nations and serving up a feast whilst the matches play out. The Australian-themed sports bar boast space indoors and outdoors, as well as in their dedicated live sports areas, but booking is recommended to make sure you get a spot at the table before kickoff. Expect massive HD screens, a roaring atmosphere and loads of food and drink options.

Find out more here.

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