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10 of the Best Bars and Pubs to Watch Live Football in Liverpool

If you’re planning to watch the football in Liverpool but you can’t decide where to go, look no further than our guide.

To help you avoid this problem once and for all, we’re bringing you 10 of the best bars around Liverpool to catch the action.

Camp & Furnace

Where: Greenland Street

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Liverpool’s iconic warehouse venue Camp & Furnace is one of the best places to watch the football in Liverpool.

Football fans can look forward to an unrivalled atmosphere with rows of wooden benches keeping things nice and chilled. But when the celebrations kick off, playing it cool goes out the window and you’ll find yourself up on a bench in no time.

McCooley’s

Where: Wood Street, Liverpool

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For football, food and great craic, head straight to McCooley’s Liverpool, a popular Irish-themed sports bar. Catch a game from Everton or Liverpool and tuck in to delicious dishes from the extensive Irish menu.

Situated right in the heart of Liverpool nightlife, McCooley’s is one of the best spots to watch football in Liverpool.

Eden Terrace

Where: The Shankly Hotel, Liverpool

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The Shankly Hotel’s rooftop terrace is a hidden gem in Liverpool. The spacious spot takes watching the football to a whole new level, quite literally.

Offering spectacular views across Liverpool skyline, Eden Terrace is becoming a favourite for watching the match with the most fantastic backdrop.

Pogue Mahones

Where: Seel Street, Liverpool

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Nothing quite beats an Irish bar for a match atmosphere, so make sure you call in at Pogue Mahones to watch the footy.

Whether you’re a red or blue, you can often watch the football with a cold pint of beer and a tasty burger, and you can also stay on once the match is over to enjoy the buzz of this fantastic pub.

Shooters Bar Bierkeller

Where: Liverpool ONE

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You’ll find Shooters Bar within Liverpool Bierkeller. One of the best sports bars in Liverpool, you won’t be disappointed with the wide selection of beers, spirits and soft drinks on offer.

You can also make the most of the occasion by playing a game of pool or enjoy a burger as you watch. If you love the atmosphere of a big crowd on game day, Shooters Bar is calling your name.

The Bastion Bar & Restaurant

Where: The Shankly Hotel Liverpool

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For a football experience unlike any other, book yourself a table at The Bastion Bar & Restaurant. Not only is this one of the best places to watch the football, but you’ll find yourself surrounded by football history.

Located within The Shankly Hotel, The Bastion features its very own museum of Bill Shankly memorabilia.  Combine all this with hearty food and a wide selection of drinks, and you are in for a treat!

The Dovedale Towers

Where: Penny Lane, Liverpool

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Situated in leafy South Liverpool, Dovedale Towers sits along world famous Penny Lane. A prime spot to watch the football in Liverpool, the historic pub is definitely one for your list if you’re visiting the city.

The iconic building has served many purposes over the years, but few more exciting than playing a major role in the Mersey Beat scene. Most notably, Sir Paul McCartney played to the crowds here with the Quarry Men and The Beatles during their early days.

Fly in the Loaf

Where: Hardman Street, Liverpool

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Take yourself along to The Fly in the Loaf to catch the match and indulge in an array of fine ale and comfort food. Always filled with atmosphere, the spacious surroundings of Fly on the Loaf make a perfect match day venue. The game is shown across wide screen TVs for a fantastic football experience.

TriBeCa

Where: Smithdown Road, Liverpool

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A hidden gem of Smithdown Road, TriBeCa is one of our favourite venues for watching the football in Liverpool. The New York inspired bar and pizzeria is a go-to spot for catching the action in style. And the best bit? During the summer months, TriBeCa is known to show the match outside in their sunny beer garden. Perfect!

Hope & Anchor

Where: Maryland Street, Liverpool

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Hope & Anchor is a must for sports fans, regularly showing the biggest games. A student favourite and only moments from LJMU campus, you can also enjoy a round of pool before, after or during half-time. With a selection of craft beers and a delicious burger menu, the Hope & Anchor is a cheap and cheerful spot to watch the beautiful game.

We hope you’ve enjoyed our guide to pubs showing football in Liverpool. Though all of these bars are known to show the match, it’s always worth double checking on the day to avoid disappointment!

In the meantime, why not check out our guide to enjoying a real ale trail in Liverpool?

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Jessica is an English and History graduate with a passion for writing about Liverpool's top venues and events.

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