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The Best Places In Dublin To Watch The Rugby World Cup

27 September 2019 · 3 min read

After winning their first match at the Rugby World Cup against Scotland, we are looking forward to supporting the Irish team on the rest of their journey at The 2019 Rugby World Cup. This Autumn, Ireland will also play Russia & Samoa as well as host nation Japan, in Pool A.

Whether you want to cheer your team or enjoy the buzz of match day, we have selected the best places in Dublin to see The 2019 Rugby World Cup.

The Living Room

Starting with the home of “Europe’s largest outdoor screen”, The Living Room is one of the best places to be during a match. It has an extensive beer garden and a late bar and is located just off O’Connell Street on Cathal Brugha Street. You can view the sport menu here (which includes The Rugby World Cup).

The Bleeding Horse

An historical pub (dating back from the 17th century!), The Bleeding Horse is one of the best sports bars in the city centre. Located in the buzzing area of Camden Street Upper, the pub has screens dotted around the bar and will display all The Rugby World Cup matches.


Located parallel to The Bleeding Horse, D Two will screen all the matches with special offers on breakfasts. The pub is also hosting a classic rugby jerseys and retro streetwear fair. All the info is on their website.

The Back Page

With 10 televisions, 2 projectors and handmade 12” pizzas the Black Page is all set to welcome excited rugby fans during the world cup. Located in Phibsborough in north Dublin, they have a dedicated page on their website with all you need to know about the screening of the games (view here).

The Woolshed

The Woolshed Bar and Grill is an Australian themed bar offering great food, drinks and a multinational atmosphere. The bar is located in Parnell Street on the north side of the Liffey. You can view their menu and special page about the world cup here.


This traditional pub is located in the city centre of Dublin on South King Street and offers an old world charm décor. This pub is popular with locals and tourists and is always packed during a match. You can book a space on their website here.

Monty At The Sin Bin
Monty At The Sin Bin

The Sin Bin

Last but not least, The Sin Bin is Dublin’s newest sports bar opening on Friday 4th of October in Merrion Square. This stylish bar has two big screens and a projector, you can enjoy wood-fired pizza, ribs and chicken wings as well as delicious drinks from their signature cocktails and craft beer menu. More info here.

We hope you enjoyed our list of the best places in Dublin to watch the Rugby World Cup! Even with matches early in the morning, we guarantee a solid atmosphere and tasty food to help you stay awake.


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