Archived: Where to Watch The Rugby This June

Support Your Team

The legendary rugby tour we've been waiting for is now in full swing. Here are our picks of great central city bars where you can watch the games with your friends. Vibrant atmosphere, extensive drinks selection and delicious food are guaranteed.

Sweat Shop Brew Kitchen

Sweat Shop Brew Kitchen has you sorted as you can catch all the matches on their four mega screens. No matter where you are in Sweat Shop Brew Kitchen you won't miss a minute of the Lions Tour, with their four large projection screens littered around the venue. Keep an eye out for their new beer can, Red & Wild. A British Red Ale that is a crowd pleaser. 

Northern Steamship

Watch all the rugby in a chic atmosphere at Britomart's Northern Steamship Co. Brewbar. Screening all games live on four screens and with no entry fee, Northern Steamship is a great place to park up before, during and after the game with a great menu to accompany your brews and satisfy. There’s also a Steinlager bucket special for $32.

The Culpeper

The Culpeper is screening every game live. Join in the rugby festivities, enjoy sizzling hot-dogs and perfect beer matches. Support your team by choosing one of special hot-dogs specially dedicated to the legendary teams: an All Black Dog with lamb sausage, egg and potato salad, beef British Dog with English mustard, horseradish mayo and mash with London Porter gravy, or Irish Dog with pork and black pudding sausage and Kilkenny stewed cabbage and bacon with apple chutney.

Britomart Country Club

Britomart Country Club's cool vibe is perfect for watching a game or two with your mates. During match time, enjoy the $10 pizza special. Come early to make sure you get a seat; the place fills up fast.

The Fox

Support your team at Auckland's iconic sports bar at the Viaduct. Fantastic waterfront view, a great selection of drinks and nibbles and massive screens - The Fox has you covered through the whole season.

Enjoy two hours of free parking or $5 evening and weekend rates. Find out more. Ride on public transport from as little as $2 each way. Find out more.
Last updated: 05 July 2017

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