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Where to watch the Rugby World Cup final in London and England: pubs, clubs, events and special screenings

Watch Eddie Jones’s England take on the Springboks in Saturday’s final

England vs. South Africa 

  • What: 2019 Rugby World Cup final 
  • When: Saturday 2 November  
  • Where: International Stadium, Yokohama, Japan 
  • Referee: Jérôme Garcès (France)
  • UK start time: 9am  
  • UK TV coverage: live on ITV 
  • RWC news and features

Before the Rugby World Cup semi-final victory against New Zealand Eddie Jones urged England fans in Japan and back home to “have a few pints” and “cheer loudly” for the team.

With the crushing defeat of the All Blacks England stormed into the Rugby World Cup final and head coach Jones will no doubt expect fans to once again be ready to get behind the team. 

Saturday’s final clash against South Africa may be an early start at 9am but that won’t stop England fans from packing the pubs, rugby clubs and bars for the Yokohama showpiece. 

Here we pick out some places where to watch the England vs. South Africa final on Saturday morning…

Where to watch in London 

The Live Room, Twickenham Stadium
Big Screen at Queens Skate & Bowl
  • Where: Queens London  
  • Doors open: 8am  
  • Admission: from £28-£47.50
  • Address: 17 Queensway, Bayswater, London W2 4QP  
  • Details: heart-pumping live rugby action on a super-sized LED screen 
  • Website: bigscreenonthegreen.com  
  • How to book: designmynight.com
Dundonald Church
  • Where: St Andrew’s Church, SW19 3SH 
  • Doors open: 8am 
  • Admission: £3 
  • Address: Herbert Rd, Wimbledon, London SW19 3SH 
  • Details: giant screen, breakfast, and a pre-match interview 
  • Website: dundonald.org 
  • How to book: dundonald.churchsuite.co.uk
The Rugby World Cup Beach Breakfast at Brixton Jamm
  • Admission: £7.50-£100 
  • Doors open: 8am  
  • Details: massive LED screen at the covered, heated outdoor beach 
  • Address: 261 Brixton Rd, London SW9 6LH 
  • Website: brixtonjamm.org 
  • How to book: designmynight.com 
Rileys Sports Bar Haymarket, London 
  • Admission: free  
  • Address: 80 Haymarket, St. James's, London SW1Y 4TE 
  • How to book: rileys.co.uk
Boxpark: Shoreditch and Wembley 
  • Admission: free  
  • Doors open: 8am  
  • Address: Boxpark Shoreditch, 2-10 Bethnal Green Road, London, E1 6GY; Boxpark Wembley, Olympic Way, Wembley Park, Wembley, HA9 0JT 
  • Register to book: Shoreditch or Wembley
Japan House, London
  • Admission: free on a first-come, first-served basis 
  • Address: 101-111 Kensington High Street, London W8 5SA 
  • Details: guests can drop in anytime during a match; refreshments and snacks will be available to purchase from The Stand 
  • Website: japanhouselondon.uk
Watford Colosseum
  • Doors open: 8am  
  • Admission: tickets are free of charge but must be produced on the door for entry
  • Address: Rickmansworth Road, Watford, WD17 3JN 
  • Details: watch the game on a massive 22ft screen 
  • Website: watfordcolosseum.co.uk
The Prince London 
  • Doors open: 7.30am 
  • Admission: free 
  • Address: West Brompton crossing, 14 Lillie Road, London, SW6 1TT 
  • Details: catch the sunrise with brunch, a beer and the World Cup 
  • Website: theprincelondon.com/whats-on 
  • More details: theprincelondon.com 
Belushi’s bars 
  • Where: London Bridge, Hammersmith, Camden, Greenwich, Shepherd’s Bush - VIP Booths with on HD TV from £25 per person  - Stadium seating from £12 per person (Hammersmith only)  - Man caves from £750 (London Bridge only)  - Private areas from £300 minimum spend 
  • Website: belushis.com
Bottomless beer brunch at Barge East, Hackney Wick 
  • Doors open: 8.30am 
  • Admission: £39
  • Address: River Lee, Sweetwater Mooring, White Post Ln, Hackney Wick, London, E9 5EN
  • Details: includes two courses from the bottomless brunch menu and unlimited bottomless beer from kick-off until the final whistle 
  • Website: bargeeast.com  
  • How to book: designmynight.com
The Bat and Ball, Westfield Stratford
  • Doors open: 8am  
  • Admission: £5-£25 
  • Address: Unit 1110/11 Westfield Stratford City, Montfichet Road, Stratford, London, E20 1EJ 
  • Details: 14 screens, two projector screens, full commentary and breakfast specials 
  • Website: thebatandball.com 
  • How to book: designmynight.com
Goose Island Brewpub London
  • Doors open: 8.30am 
  • Address: 222 Shoreditch High Street, Shoreditch, London, E1 6PJ 
  • Details: breakfast beer and breakfast pizza 
  • Website: gooseislandshoreditch.com 
  • How to book: a few tables will be available for walk ins when doors open at 8.30am
Brigadiers and Guinness RWC final breakfast
  • Where: Indian barbeque tavern at Bloomberg Arcade in London’s Square Mile 
  • Details: RWC breakfast menu served with a Guinness butler service, free-flow sparkling wine or cocktails
  • Address: 1-5 Bloomberg Arcade, London, EC4N 8AR
  • Website and more details: brigadierslondon.com
Ekte 
The All Blacks won the Rugby World Cup in 1987, 2011 and 2015

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Where to watch the final around England 

Lansdown Suite at Ashton Gate Stadium in Bristol 
  • Where: home of Bristol Bears 
  • Doors open: 8.30am  
  • Admission: £14.95 for a breakfast package  
  • Address: Ashton Gate Stadium, Ashton Road, Bristol, BS3 2EJ 
  • Website: bristol-sport.co.uk 
  • How to book: call 0117 963 0680
Bottomless Breakfast at Elland Road stadium in Leeds
  • Where: home of Leeds United FC 
  • Admission: £20 
  • Address: Elland Road, Leeds, LS11 0ES 
  • Details: buffet-style full English breakfast from 8.30am and then unlimited draught beer (Amstel, Theakstons or Strongbow) and free flowing Prosecco from 9am until 11am 
  • Website: leedsunited.com 
  • How to book: lufc.talent-sport.co.uk
Ricoh Arena stadium in Coventry 
  • Details: the home of Wasps RFC is hosting a World Cup final breakfast  
  • Doors open: 8am 
  • Admission: £10 
  • Address: Ricoh Arena, Judds Lane, Longford, Coventry 
  • How to register: click here 
The Centaur at Cheltenham Racecourse
  • Admission: free
  • Gates open: 8.30am
  • Details: food, tea and coffee available and bars will be open from 8.30am 
  • Address: Evesham Road, Cheltenham GL50 4SH 
  • How to book: thejockeyclub.co.uk
Macready Theatre in Rugby
  • Admission: free 
  • Details: experience the atmosphere, cinema-style with bacon rolls on sale plus bar and tea/coffee/beers. A total of 250 seats offered on a first-come, first-served basis
  • Address: Macready Theatre, Rugby, CV22 5EH 
  • How to book: ticketsource.co.uk
Rugby World Cup final at Stroud Brewery
  • Doors open: 8am 
  • Address: Kingfisher Business Park, London Road, Thrupp, Stroud, Gloucestershire, GL5 2BY 
  • Website: stroudbrewery.co.uk
Spitfire Lounge at Maidstone United FC
  • Doors open: 8.30am 
  • Admission: free 
  • Address: Gallagher Stadium, James Whatman Way, Maidstone, ME14 1LQ 
  • Details: the game will be shown on the large HD screen and three other screens in the lounge 
  • Website and more details: maidstoneunited.co.uk
O’Neill’s Broad Street Birmingham - RWC breakfast
  • Admission: from £5.75 to £10 for breakfast packages  
  • Address: Broad Street, Birmingham, West Midlands, B1 2HG 
  • How to book: oneills.co.uk
West Berkshire Brewery 
  • Doors open: 8am 
  • Address: The Old Dairy, Yattendon, Berkshire, RG18 0XT 
  • Details: RWC breakfast 
  • Website: wbbrew.com  
  • How to book: call 01635 767090 
South Africa scrum-half Cobus Reinach scored the fastest hat-trick in Rugby World Cup history

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For the Boks fans…

Bbar in Victoria, London, will be showing Saturday’s match and the South African bar has tables available to book.

Bbar and restaurant 
  • Address: 43 Buckingham Palace Road, London, SW1W 0PP  
  • Phone: +44 (0) 20 7958 7000 
  • Website: bbarlondon.com

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