t’s all eyes on Japan this autumn as powerhouse rugby teams from across the globe go head-to-head in the Rugby World Cup. Kicking off on Friday 20th September with Japan taking on Russia, we’re set for 6 weeks of nail-biting tension as the goliaths of the game battle it out.
So, beat the scrum and head down to our recommended places around town to watch all the games.

The Guildford Tup
46 Chertsey Street
Tel: 01483 562441

Touchdown at the Tup for breakfast, beers and the liveliest of atmospheres to watch all the games. They’ll be open early doors for all the home nation games, serving up a freshly cooked full English breakfast and a fresh brew from 7.30am.

The Albany
80 Sydenham Road
Tel: 01483 572410

Don’t miss a shot at The Albany this Autumn and book your place for the best seats in the house from just £10. As part of their Rugby World Cup promotion you’ll also get a full English breakfast, hot drink or soft drink, baby Guinness shot and a great view of all the action.

The George Abbot
7 – 11 High Street
Tel: 01483 456 890

If you’re looking for a traditional pub with good food, wines and ales to watch the games then look no further than The George Abbot. They’ll be showing every try, scrum and kick across the tournament with a great atmosphere you won’t want to miss. They’ve also got some fab offers available too – plus you can even bag yourself a free drink if you sign up to their email club (t&cs apply).


Pews Bar & Courtyard
21 Chapel St
Tel: 01483 535 012

With 7 huge screens and an 80” projector all showing the games this Rugby World Cup, you’re guaranteed not to miss any of the action at Pews. They’ll be screening al the matches live plus have a tasty breakfast and lunch menu on offer to keep you fuelled up and full of energy to cheer England on to the last!

CobbStar Bar and Restaurant
91 High Street
Tel: 07377 361204

Head to the CobbStar every weekend during the competition to watch all the games on one of their massive screens. They’ll be open from 8am serving a special a range of Rugby specials. Enjoy breakfasts from £9, or why not add a pint of your favourite brew for just £12. They’ll also be knocking out their legendary Sunday roasts throughout the games for just £16 with a pint of beer or glass of house wine.

The Royal Oak
15 Trinity Churchyard
01483 457144

Tucked away off the High Street behind Holy Trinity church, hidden gem The Royal Oak will be showing the games on the big screen with brunch being served. Turn it in to a fun outing for the whole family – the Oak are dog friendly and have a great selection of board games for little ones who might be bored by the game!

This is just a selection of places to watch the Rugby World Cup  – click here for our full listing of food and drink venues in Guildford.