The Best 11 Football Pubs in Wembley Updated for 2021

18October 2020

Updated: April 11, 2021

The Best 11 Football Pubs in Wembley – If there’s one thing for which Wembley is known, it’s football. But if you intend to watch the game with a long, action-packed day ahead, you’ll be in the mood to create more memories, either before or afterwards. 

Luckily, if you’re looking for a convenient spot for a pre or post-match pint, Wembley has plenty of options.

Whether you’re looking to grab a tipple with mates or a bite with the family, the following 11 pubs have a little something for everyone.

The Best 11 Football Pubs in Wembley

Below are some of our favourite pubs to visit on match days and throughout the year. (Be advised that many pubs near Wembley Stadium require tickets for entry on match days.)

The approximate distance and travel times to Wembley Stadium have been included for each pub for reference, but keep in mind that travel times may be significantly increased on match days, so plan accordingly.

1- The Greenman Pub & Hotel

Located at the top of Wembley Hill, The Green Man Pub & Hotel offers panoramic views of London.

This location has it all:

    • Hotel
    • Pub
    • Restaurant
    • Beer Garden

This friendly pub even has an outdoor children’s play area, making it a perfect spot for the whole family to enjoy a meal before heading to the stadium.

The restaurant’s rotating menu offers fresh seasonal fare, plus BBQ on game days.

The Greenman Pub is located about just a few minutes walk from Wembley Stadium. It’s also a short walk to Wembley Park’s underground station, so a perfect starting place to explore Wembley.

The Green Man Pub & Hotel, Wembley
The Green Man Pub & Hotel, Wembley

2- The Corner House

The Corner House is a cosy, no-frills local hangout that fills up on match days. Live music plays a few nights a week, including traditional Irish sessions on Sundays.

This pub offers fast service, friendly staff, and a selection of lager that can’t be beaten, making it a perfect spot to hang with friends, whether it’s match-day or not.

The location’s ideal too—at just under 1 kilometre from Wembley Stadium, The Corner House is only about a 9-minute walk or 5-minute drive away.

3- Crock of Gold Wembley

The friendly staff at Crock of Gold Wembley serve up everything from Sunday roast to paninis, burgers, and salads along with your drinks. The service is fast, and the aphorism-covered walls add to the cheerful atmosphere.

Grab a pint before a match or bring the family for Sunday roast.

Crock of Gold Wembley is about 1.5 kilometres away from the stadium, which is a 15-minute walk or 4-minute drive, making it a perfect pre or post-match location.

4- LNER Sports & Social Club

A little further from Wembley stadium at just over 5 kilometres (a 12 min drive or 27 minutes by tube), LNER Sports & Social Club is great for groups looking to get out of the match-day traffic. Their parking lot makes the club even more convenient.

Stop by for a few drinks and a meal inside or out in the beer garden. You can even stay for a game of pool or darts. The venue can also be rented out for large groups if you have a special occasion coming up.

It is located equidistant between Sudbury Hill Rail Station and Sudbury Town train station (on the Piccadilly Line).

5- J.J. Moon’s

J.J. Moon’s is another family-friendly pub with a bright and airy atmosphere and large outdoor area. The pub, which is part of the Weatherspoons chain, offers food and drink at reasonable prices.

The good-sized menu offers everything from steak and traditional British food to vegetarian-friendly options. The rolling ale selection means that you can try something new each time you stop by.

J.J. Moon’s is just over a kilometre away from the stadium, which is about a 13-minute walk or 5 minutes by car.

J.J. Moon's Pub Wembley
J.J. Moon’s Pub Wembley

6- The Torch Pub

The recently refurbished Torch Pub has a welcoming vibe and friendly staff. The traditional British pub has an extensive menu with a wide selection to choose from:

    • Tikka Masala
    • Lasagna
    • Bacon Popcorn
    • Skewers
    • Burgers
    • Fish n Chips

They even have a handful of vegetarian-friendly options, so everyone in your party can enjoy themselves.

The quick service and family-friendly atmosphere make it an ideal place to grab a bite before or after a match, or on your way to explore the city or do some shopping. About a 16-minute walk or 5-minute drive to Wembley Stadium, The Torch is about 1.5 kilometres away from the famed sports arena.

7- The Wembley Tavern

The Wembley Tavern has been serving the Wembley community for over 25 years from its unassuming shopfront location that’s just big enough to hold its football crowd on match days. This pleasant tavern has a wide selection of lagers, ciders and wines, and a friendly atmosphere.

They also serve good old fashioned English pub food at prices that can’t be beaten. 

Drop-in for a pre-match meal, a drink afterwards, or hang out and watch a fight on one of their big screens. 

The Wembley Tavern is less than a kilometre from Wembley Stadium; walk there in 13 minutes, or take 4 minutes by car.

8- Mirage Sports Bar Wembley

Mirage Sports Bar, located inside the International Wembley Hotel, is a simple, comfortable spot to grab a drink or bite to eat. 

Their menu features international cuisine in addition to traditional British pub food, so there’s something for everyone. Pre-drink before the match or enjoy a meal while watching one of their big screens.

This Bar and restaurant is suitable for family time or catching up with friends.

This lively spot is just under a kilometre from Wembley Stadium and is a 12-minute walk or 3-minute drive.

9- Double 6 Sports Bar

The Double 6 Sports Bar is loved by locals and other visitors alike for their welcoming atmosphere and attentive staff who go out of their way to ensure everyone’s having a good time. The Double 6 Sports Bar has an impressive selection of cocktails in addition to beer.

Also, the kitchen serves up typical bar food and burgers.

Hang out and play some pool, listen to some live music, or head out to the beer garden where it’s a little quieter.

The Double 6 is about a kilometre from the stadium, which means a 13-minute walk or 4-minute drive.

10- Station 31

Station 31 is an Indian bar and restaurant that’s perfect for a pre-match meal, a drink with friends, or even date night. The restaurant has a modern, trendy vibe, with big screens in every direction. The reasonably-priced menu features plenty of options for those with dietary restrictions:

    • Vegan
    • Vegetarian
    • Halal
    • Gluten-free

Station 31 is only a 9-minute walk (less than a kilometre) from Wembley Stadium or 7 minutes by car.

11- Flannery’s Bar

Flannery’s Bar is a cosy pub with a hospitable, homely atmosphere and affordable prices. Flannery’s Bar is a great place to take the whole family for a pre-match meal or to unwind after a long day of sightseeing. Or stop by with friends and try out their substantial beer selection.

For Flannery’s Bar, you turn left out of Wembley Central Station. About 400 metres away, it is on the opposite side of the road. If you know Wembley, then Flannery’s Bar is obliquely opposite the junction of Ealing Road and Wembley High Road, on the opposite side of the road towards Harrow.

At just over a kilometre and a half from Wembley Stadium, Flannery’s Bar is a 20-minute walk, 9-minute car ride, or 14 minutes away by bus.

The Best 11 Football Pubs in Wembley – Final Thoughts

The pubs listed above were chosen because of their combination of outstanding service, fantastic location, and impressive menus and atmosphere. Whether you’re in town for finals or just exploring the city, any one of these pubs will make a perfect addition to your itinerary. 

Try making a stop the next time you’re in Wembley—you won’t be disappointed. 

If you have a favourite, that’s not in the list above, let us know below in the comments.

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