World Cup fever is starting to take the nation with England facing Iran on Monday (21st). If you’re thinking about heading out to watch the action unfold on the big screen (some are up to 5 metres), we’ve rounded up ten must-visit places in London:

1. For All the Food Options: Market Halls

The Lowdown: Market Halls is rolling out the red carpet for the World Cup 2022. Featuring a huge HD screen, BrewDog’s beer kegs will take over Oxford Street and Canary Wharf venues. And for filling up with scran at half time, Market Halls offers an almightly range of street food traders. Think Black Bear Burger, Gopal’s Corner, Baoziinn, Le Bab, and Inamo Sukoshi.

Where: 9 Holles ST, W1G 0DB

2. For Larger Groups: Big Penny Social

The Lowdown: The renowned Walthamstow venue is expected to welcome nearly 1,400 fans through the door for each England match. With a World Cup season ticket, you can yourself a table for every England knockout game including if the Lions make the final. Boasting two massive HD screens and 98 beers on tap, the impressive beer hall and event space is the ultimate place to cheer on the teams within an electric atmosphere.

Where: 1 Priestley Way, London, E17 6AL

3. For a Rooftop Viewing Experience: Pergola on the Wharf

The Lowdown: Head to Pergola on the Wharf’s rooftop restaurant to watch the World Cup this winter. With its banging’ food from a line-up of Pergola’s restaurant partners, cocktails, plus games shown on large screens for the best views, it’s the perfect space for both small and large groups.

Where: Crossrail Place, Canary Wharf, London, E14 5Ar, Hornsey E14 5AR

4. For Free Popcorn: Beetle Juice Brixton

The Lowdown: At Beetle Juice Brixton, there’s a tipple for everyone to enjoy whilst enjoying the football. Alongside the classic cocktail menu containing all the usual favourites, there’s a variety of winter-warming cocktails to sip on. More of a beer fan? Beetle Juice Brixton will also be serving up buckets of beer (5 beers for £20) for groups to share, as well as bottles of prosecco for £20 and free popcorn!

Where: Beetle Juice Bar Brixton, 24-25 Granville, Brixton Village, SW9 8PR

5. For a Garden View: The Prince 

The Lowdown: Relax in the garden setting of The Prince and enjoy the World Cup on large projectors and screens while tucking into food from three international kitchens. Book a ticket via The Prince’s website and get down there early as seating is unreserved.

Where: 14 Lillie Rd, London SW6 1TT

6. For Happy Hour: Peckham Levels

Lowdown: Peckham Levels is screening all matches of the upcoming World Cup across Levels 5 and 6 of the building with multiple screens throughout. Good news: Happy Hour is extended to run on game days with £4 pints/wine and £5 Duppy Punch – a real ‘match’ made in heaven when paired with the street food.We’re talking about 081 Pizzeria, Green Choy, Plantain Kitchen and Boxwallah.

Where: 95A Rye Lane, London SE15 4ST

7. For a South London Venue: Pop Brixton

The Lowdown:  South London’s favourite independent venue is showing all World Cup matches on big screens. With its new weather-friendly custom-made covering, you’ll be dry and warm if the Great British weather starts to turn. Home to a diverse range of independent food and beverage operators, vendors include: Baba G’s, Halo Burger, Mo Suvlaki, Seekh Stop & Uh K-Dogs N Juicy, you won’t be lacking options for halftime snacks.

Where: 49 Brixton Station Road, London SW9 8PQ

8. For Multiple Screens: Between the Bridges 

The Lowdown: Between The Bridges, located on the South Bank, is giving the perfect opportunity to cheer on the teams, screening every match in its fully heated venue boasting not one, but seven screens and three video walls.

Where: The Queen’s Walk, London SE1

Photo credit: Luke Dyson

9. For the UK’s Biggest Sports Bar: Pitchside at Tobacco Dock

The Lowdown: Pitchside is the UK’s biggest sports bar that has recently opening in Tobacco Dock for the World Cup. Transforming level 2 of Tobacco Dock, Pitchside is the ultimate fan-zone for the 2022 tournament, creating a stadium-like atmosphere with a player’s tunnel on entry, world class sound system and 5 fully cinematic screens, each over 5 metres long.

Where: Tobacco Dock, Tobacco Quay, Wapping Lane, London, E1W 2SF

10. For Latin American Cocktails: Lost in Brixton

The Lowdown: Soak up the World Cup atmosphere at Lost in Brixton. The rooftop venue, thanks to its retractable roof, is tropical all-year round. Serving Latin American cocktails and local craft beers, plus an eclectic menu of sharing plates and snacks, the large screens throughout will guarantee you a view of the action.

Where: Brixton Village, Coldharbour Ln, SW9 8PS

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11. For An At-Home Experience: Crosstown

The Lowdown: Crosstown is getting World Cup ready with its limited-edition Sweepstake Kits, complete with winner’s prizes and free coffee vouchers – perfect for getting your best pals or office together ahead of the tournament. Alongside the Sweepstake Kits, they’ve also created some tasty treats to keep up your energy levels during matches – limited edition World Cup Dough Bites featuring fan favourite Dark Chocolate Truffle and new festive flavour Date and Miso Caramel.

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