3 July, 2024
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10 Best Sports Bars To Watch Live Sports In Hong Kong

3 July, 2024

Looking for a sports bar near you to watch a live match of football, rugby or basketball? Or perhaps you’re looking to watch the Euros 2024 or The Olympics live at a bar? We know just where to go!

Hong Kong may be home to international sporting events like the Rugby Sevens and the annual Dragon Boat Festival, but when the action is taking place a little further afield, you don’t want to miss out. Whether it be The Olympics, the FIFA World Cup or Champions League, a cricket tournament or a tennis cup, Hong Kong bars live broadcast sports events at various locations across the city. Wan Chai, Sheung Wan and Tsim Sha Tsui are all good bets to grab a seat and a pint, save this list for our go-to sports bars in Hong Kong.

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The Globe – Watch live football, rugby and the superbowl

Known as one of Hong Kong’s only “proper pubs” head to The Globe for its all-day long happy hour and a selection of live sports. Catch everything from live football to superbowl and rugby which is projected on a big screen for everyone’s viewing pleasure. Plus, the team just installed a brand-new 40″ TV for more every day sports events!

Sassy Tip: Happy hour runs from 9am to 8pm every single day, and The Globe is also home one of the largest selection of craft beers in Hong Kong.

The Globe, Garley Building, 45-53 Graham Street, Central, Hong Kong, www.theglobe.com.hk

Delaney’s – A long-standing favourite for live sports in Hong Kong

A classic Irish pub with its origins in Tsim Sha Tsui about 20 years back, Delaney’s may be on the pricier side but it’s a great spot to watch sports with a larger group. Showing live sports on the regular, catch tennis opens, football tournaments, rugby and more on their TV screens – check out Delaney’s Facebook page for regular updates on screening schedules.

Delaney’s, various locations across Hong Kong, www.instagram.com/delaneys_kowloon

China Bear – Beachside sports bar showing football, boxing, tennis and rugby

You don’t have to be based on Hong Kong Island to enjoy live sports, as China Bear in Mui Wo proves. Another British style pub, it shows everything from rugby and Premier League football, to tennis and boxing, you can enjoy a weekend hike on Lantau and pit-stop here on the way home to catch all the action.

Sassy Tip: If you’re going to be in the area and want to watch a particular game, check in with China Bear beforehand as if they can show it, they’ll be more than happy to!

China Bear, G/F, Mui Wo Centre, 3 Ngan Wan Road, Mui Wo, Lantau Island, Hong Kong, www.chinabear.com.hk

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Morty’s – Live sports paired with craft beers and pastrami

Not just our go-to in the city for a reuben sandwich, Morty’s is known to also show major American sports such as basketball, football and baseball. Heading here on a Tuesday? Morty’s in Wan Chai offers two-for-one reuben or pastrami sandwiches from 4pm for dine-in guests!

Morty’s (Central), Jardine House, Shop 2-14, LG/F, 1 Connaught Place, Central, Hong Kong
Morty’s (Wan Chai), 8-10 Wing Fung Street, Wan Chai, Hong Kong, www.mortys.hk

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KonFusion Restaurant and Bar – Sheung Wan sports bar doubling as a pub quiz and open mic spot

From live sports to trivia night with fun prizes and open mics, KonFusion is quite the buzzing bar to be throughout the week. Previously screened the FIFA World Cup (all 64 matches!), the Euro 2024 matches, UFC fixtures, English Premier League matches on the regular and more, expect a drinks menus with cocktails, beers and hard liquor as well as proper meals to have your dinner sorted.

KonFusion Restaurant and Bar, Shop B, G/F, Lai Yan Lau, 42-56 Queen’s Road West, Sheung Wan, Hong Kong, 5485 3907, www.instagram.com/konfusionhk

The Chippy HK – British pub in Discovery Bay for live sports

Priding itself in serving the most authentic fish and chips in Hong Kong, The Chippy shows weekly Premier League matches, F1 races, rugby and more. Have a sports event or match you’d really like to see? You can call ahead and make your requests, and the staff will try their best to accommodate!

The Chippy HK, Shop G101, Discovery Bay Plaza, Lantau Island, Hong Kong, 2987 8688, www.instagram.com/thechippyhk

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17 Fenwick – Wide-screen TVs with a long happy hour to boot

With a 170-inch HD TV screen, and several smaller screens throughout the space, 17 Fenwick is a popular sports bar in Wan Chai. You can easily lounge around the pool table, play darts or have a go at beer pong during the half-time (or if you simply wanted the company but wasn’t in for the match!). What’s more, the happy hour here runs from 11am to 8pm with beers starting at just $45!

17 Fenwick, G/F & 1/F, Kam Chung Building, 17 Fenwick Street, Wan Chai, Hong Kong, 2567 1832, www.instagram.com/17fenwick

Wan Chai Stadium – Sports bar to catch football matches, F1 races, rugby matches and more

Nothing quite says sports bar like Wan Chai Stadium! From the live-size F1 car hanging from the ceiling to signed jerseys framed on the walls and multiple TV screens, watching a live sports event here is a breeze, which also means it can get packed so you may have to book your tables in advance during peak seasons (like World Cups). 

Wan Chai Stadium, Shop A3, G/F, Hay Wah Building, 72-76 Lockhart Road, Wan Chai, Hong Kong, 3579 4466, www.instagram.com/wanchai_stadium_official

Trafalgar – Live cricket, Formula One, tennis, rugby, English Premier League and more

A Wan Chai classic, Trafalgar is an English-style pub, complete with two 120-inch outdoor projectors, and eight indoor TVs to catch every game. During half time, take advantage of the bar’s pool table, dart machine, touch screen arcade and beer pong table, or just enjoy the large selection of English ales and ciders on offer.

Trafalgar, 54-62 Lockhart Road, Wan Chai, Hong Kong, www.trafalgar.com.hk

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Flaming Frango – Watch a wide variety of sports live

One of the few sports bars showing cricket tournaments live in Hong Kong, Flaming Frango is famed for its peri peri chicken (which is halal!) so your meal is sorted and the Central location makes it an easy stop for everyone. You can also catch football, rugby, F1 races and UFC matches on the regular.

Flaming Frango, G/F, SOHO Central, 55 Elgin Street, Central, Hong Kong, 2556 7555, www.flamingfrango.com

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Editor’s Note: “10 Best Sports Bars To Watch Live Sports In Hong Kong” was first published in 2018 and most recently updated in July 2024 by Fashila Kanakka, with thanks to Annie Simpson for her contribution. 

Main image courtesy of Getty, image 1 courtesy of The Globe, image 2 courtesy of Delaney’s, image 3 courtesy of China Bear, image 4 courtesy of Morty’s, image 5 and 6 courtesy of Nicole Moraleda, image 7 courtesy of 17 Fenwick, image 8 courtesy of Wan Chai Stadium.

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