The City:
Best bars to watch sport

Love sport live and on the big screen? You’re in luck! Round up your friends and fans and kick back with a cold one or a cocktail at one of Brisbane City's best sports bars. From American-style diners to some of Brisbane’s oldest pubs and hotels, there are plenty of bars in The City serving hearty meals and ice-cold drinks with a side of adrenalin-pumping live sport.

Fat Angel, Eagle Lane 

No matter the sport, no matter the team, Fat Angel serves old good old-fashioned fun and food. With nine screens to choose from, there’s always a seat at the bar to watch football, baseball, golf, wrestling, NRL, AFL, super rugby, A-League and any other game being played. If there’s a match you want to watch and it’s not on a screen, simply let the staff know and they’ll broadcast it for you. You can also get your foodie fix here while you watch with burgers, nachos, fries and salads fuelling your appetite.

Livewire At The Treasury, Treasury Casino 

Does 24/7 sport sound like your idea of heaven? Then head to Livewire 24/7 Sports Bar at Treasury Brisbane. Grab a prime spot in front of the high-definition mega screens and let the staff take care of you with food and beverage packages, live music and DJs.

The Stock Exchange Hotel, Charlotte St 

One of The City’s oldest hotels, The Stock Exchange doesn’t miss a beat when it comes to sports and entertainment. Reserve a table on the rooftop and watch everything from the AFL, A-League, Super Rugby and NRL to UFC, Cricket, NBA and more on its 100” projector. The unbeatable atmosphere of the relaxed rooftop makes this the perfect spot to kick back with a beer or a cocktail while you watch the match unfold.

Port Office Hotel, Edward St 

The Port Office Hotel has been around since 1909 and has been consistently serving up a good time ever since. Often pairing big games like the NFL Super bowl with an all-inclusive drinks and food package, you’re guaranteed to have a good time watching live sporting action on the big screen.

Winghaus, Edward St 

Winghaus is the ultimate sports bar. This diner has 40 beer taps, saucy wings and live sport broadcast from 20 screens. It’s the perfect long lunch escape or post-work watering hole with its winning combination of live sport and lip-smacking snacks. If wings aren’t your thing, there are plenty of other bites to enjoy including burgers, nachos, sauce-smothered hot chips, potato gems, onion rings and pretzels. 

Pig ‘n’ Whistle, King George Square and Eagle St 

This bustling English pub has two locations within The City that both serve traditional, hearty pub grub and icy cold drinks. With room for your entire office or group of friends, the Pig ‘n’ Whistle has long been a favourite among sports fans in The City for its atmosphere, live sport and seasonal bites.

The Criterion, George St 

Known for its down-to-earth atmosphere and tasty bistro eats, the Criterion is a long-time favourite among office workers and visitors to catch the match of the day. With modern, leafy interiors and food that tastes like a home-cooked meal, head to this friendly tavern to watch a game on the big screen. There’s nothing more Australian than supporting your team, having a drink with your mates and munching on a steak and chips pub meal! 

Grand Central Hotel, Ann St

Enjoy the ultimate sports viewing experience at the Grand Central Hotel Sports Bar, centrally located in The City. With multiple screens, a vibrant atmosphere, and a selection of refreshments, it's the perfect spot to catch your favourite games in the heart of Brisbane

Found your favourite sports bar? Don’t forget to book ahead to secure pole position to catch the game. If you’re looking for more fun escapes and delicious experiences in The City, wet your whistle with after-work drinks or get your workmates together for a team work lunch.