Whether it’s yelling “goal” or “touchdown”, cheer for your favourite team at these lively sports bars in Singapore.
Imagine this – it’s that time of year again when you and your friends gather to watch the World Cup, but now comes the logistical nightmare. Whose house are you going to watch the match at? Who’s getting drinks? Is everyone bringing their own food, or are you ordering delivery together? Fret not, because going to a sports bar in Singapore will solve all your problems. (Plus, the high-spirited atmosphere is everything.) Whether it’s rugby, tennis or the Grand Prix, just take your pick from our list of bars!
Best sports bars in Singapore
1. The Drunken Poet
With the high bar stools and green booth seats, you get a taste of the Irish experience when you enter The Drunken Poet. Grab one of the on-tap beers like Guinness or Kilkenny and pair it with classic Irish favourites like the traditional shepherd’s pie or bangers and mash as you watch a soccer match on the screens behind the bar.
The Drunken Poet, #01-29, Orchard Towers, 400 Orchard Road, Singapore 238875
2. Muddy Murphy’s
Made in Dublin and shipped to Singapore, Muddy Murphy’s has recreated the vibe of an authentic Irish sports pub. With the huge displays, you’ll be able to catch all the action no matter where you’re seated. Class up your Grand Prix watch party with the cheese platter and a round of wine.
Muddy Murphy’s, #01-02 to 05, Claymore Connect, 442 Orchard Road, Singapore 238879
3. Charlie’s Restaurant & Bar
If you’re a fan of the smoky flavours of stone-grilled meat, Charlie’s is the place to be. It streams a variety of different sports like tennis, Formula 1 and cricket on the big screens, along with a huge selection of bar bites and tapas to fulfil your cravings. For whiskey lovers, pop over to Charlie’s Paradiso, the affiliated whiskey bar tucked above the restaurant.
Charlie’s Restaurant & Bar, 32 Boat Quay, Singapore 049821
4. The Penny Black
If there’s one thing to say about The Penny Black, it’s that there never seems to be a dull moment with the ever-present energy and love for the bar. The overwhelming support from its regular patrons even saved it from being shut down in 2021! From football to international rugby and even the Grand Prix, keep up with its weekly updates of which sports it’ll be screening and plan your night out to a T.
The Penny Black, 26-27 Boat Quay, Singapore 049817
Step into the old west with Hero’s, a bar filled with wild west paraphernalia like longhorn skulls and saddles decorating brick walls. If you manage to score a seat in the VIP area, pour yourself a pint with the draft beer tap at your table – no need to leave your seat and miss the rugby game! If you drink enough, you might even make the Most Wanted Outlaws leaderboard.
Hero’s, #01-01, 69 Circular Road, Singapore 049423
Join other fellow sports lovers at Mischief where the pints are ice cold and the energy is always high. Located near the waterside, the bar streams live soccer matches almost every night. While you’re at the edge of your seat watching the game, knock back some cocktails and snack on the cholo loco – grilled nachos with salsa, guacamole, and lots of cheese – perfect for sharing.
Mischief, #01-10/12, Esplanade Mall, 8 Raffles Avenue, Singapore 039802
7. The Public House
Small but mighty, The Public House is situated on a corner along Circular Road. It’s known for its casual ambience and friendly staff – the perfect place to host your NBA watch party. Sift through the menu filled with beers, cocktails and house-pour spirits. If you’re feeling adventurous, try the cocktail in a bucket.
The Public House, 42 Circular Road, Singapore 049398
8. Cafe Football Singapore
Football fans, rejoice! As the name suggests, this joint is made for those who love both food and football. We’re particularly tickled by the soccer-themed menu, featuring a dish called “good for Giggsy” – braised lamb shank served with mashed potatoes.
Cafe Football Singapore, The Arena, 48 Woodleigh Park, Singapore 357844
9. Dallas Cafe & Bar
Located along the scenic waterfront stretch outside Marina Bay Sands, you might get distracted from the rugby match playing on the screen in favour of the view. Either way, you’ll be sure to have a good time with classic bistro bites like juicy wagyu beef sliders and margherita pizza. Wash it all down with a beer or even a Dallas milkshake!
Dallas Cafe & Bar, #01-85, The Shoppes at Marina Bay Sands, 32 Bayfront Avenue, Singapore 018972
10. Brewerkz Riverside Point
With screens located in almost every nook and cranny, you definitely won’t be missing out on anything at Brewerkz. Order some nachos or kombu truffle fries for the table, and if you’re a fan of craft beer, you’ll be in for a treat with the unique and exotic flavours. Get the chocolate vanilla porter, oatmeal stout, or even a lemonade draft and have your very own mini ale tasting right at your table while watching the Tour De France.
Brewerkz Riverside Point, #01-07, Riverside Point, 30 Merchant Road, Singapore 058282
Whether you’re a fan of soccer, rugby or even cricket, swing by one of these sports bars in Singapore and make it a night to remember.