Are you on the lookout for the British capitals best World Cup bars? London shows that the event is truly an international affair, and you should enjoy World Cup coverage from an outstanding bar with great drinks, good food, a unique atmosphere, and a stellar viewing experience. The three bars listed below are our top picks.....

The Maple Leaf Bar London

The Maple Leaf offers a delicious blend of Canadian traditions and London favorites. This Canadian treasure is conveniently situated in one of the busiest parts of central London. The bar serves an exceptional beer menu that includes several imported Canadian drinks. The food menu contains a rich blend of Canadian favorites and traditional pub fare. The Maple Leaf London Bar is a popular location for viewing football and hockey sporting events, so the bar is fully equipped to handle the heavy demand for World Cup coverage. The televisions play live sports all day, and you can easily find a great spot to enjoy the game while sampling a slice of Canadian culture. Visit them at 41 Maiden Lane in London.

The Carlsberg Sports Bar

Located at 5-6 Leicester Square, Carlsberg Sports Bar is part of the glamorous setting of The Casino at The Empire, which is the busiest casino in the United Kingdom. This stylish and sophisticated sports bar offers a sleek and trendy atmosphere for viewing major sporting events, including the World Cup. The establishment features several state-of-the-art television screens that allow you to enjoy the event from many angles. The bar is always open, so you can start your viewing experience at any time. The Carlsberg Sports Bar operates a full-service bar, so you can enjoy your usual beverage or a Carlsberg favorite. Additionally, the bar serves a fine selection of traditional pub fare, including the hearty Carlsburger, juicy steaks, wings, hot dogs, and sandwiches. This bar is located in the heart of Soho, so you can easily enjoy some of London's finest entertainment and shopping venues when you are not watching the game.

Rileys Sports Bar

Rileys Sports Bar is the biggest sports bar in London. Located at 80 Haymarket, the bar features 34 high-definition television screens with access to more than 70 sports channels, so you can experience the full glory of the World Cup in high definition. The bar offers an international selection of beers, ciders, wines, and cocktails. The bar menu features typical American bar food, so you can enjoy burgers, wings, salads, steaks, and delicious appetizers. If you get caught up in the spirit of competition, you can start a friendly game of darts, ping pong, American pool, English pool, or table football.

London is a major hub of global activity, so it is a great city to visit during the World Cup. All three of the London bars listed above have the drinks, food, and atmosphere to provide a wonderful World Cup viewing experience. After you have finished enjoying the game, you might want to explore other features of the beautiful and historic city.

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