As the FIFA World Cup approaches, you'll want to make sure you find the perfect pub to watch and support your country with friends and family.

This selection of pubs in Taunton will be screening all the action from Sunday, November 20 until Sunday 18 December, while providing food, drinks and a bustling atmosphere.




Location: Castle Green, Taunton, Somerset, TA1 4AE

Find out more: 01823 792750 or visit


Hideout, located on Taunton’s Castle Green, will be screening all the games live in its designated ‘sports area’ during its “Feast on Football” event. From traditional pub food to asian-inspired Katsu chicken burgers, Hideout offers a wide selection of food for you to enjoy in a family and dog-friendly environment.


Pre-booking required.


The King’s Arms


Situated in the heart of Taunton, this traditional family-friendly pub is the perfect place to watch the games with children (and dogs!) on its impressive HD screens. It offers something for everyone, from real ales to cocktails, and from street-style chicken to traditional pub classics.


Location: 22 Staplegrove Road, Taunton, TA1 1DQ

Find out more: 01823 210833 or visit


Pre-booking required.


Princess Royal


The Princess Royal Inn is another great choice if you’re looking for a warm, family-friendly and traditional pub with an open fire. It offers a whole range of world lagers, gins and rums, as well as cocktails and shots if you’re feeling brave. Line your stomach with pub classics or Spanish-style tapas while supporting your team on HD screens in this cosy local pub!


Location: 27 Canon St. Taunton TA1 1SW

Find out more: 01823 975310 or visit


Pre-booking required.


The Cricketers


A sister to the “King’s Arms” (both run by Great UK Pubs), this newly refurbished inn is a great alternative and is located in the heart of Taunton. All games will be screened on its HD TVs, and the pub also offers student discounts of up to 10% on drinks and 20% on food!


Location: 15 High St, Taunton, TA1 3PJ

Find out more: 01823 219740 or visit


Pre-booking required.


The Ale House


This quaint family-run pub offers a warm and cosy environment to watch the games, and is open till midnight on weekdays. From steak pies to ham, egg and chips, there’ll be plenty to feast on while you support your favourite team!


Location: 78 Station Road, Taunton TA1 1PD

Find out more: 01823 617408 or visit


Black Horse Inn


The Black Horse inn, located in the town centre of Taunton, has never been more ready to screen the first winter World Cup. With a list of all the live fixtures on their website, you can pick and choose which games to watch and are guaranteed a buzzing environment while enjoying the finest lagers and craft beers in taps. Don’t forget to sign up here for their Crafty newsletter to keep up to date with all their World Cup-related events!:


Location: 36 Bridge Street, Taunton TA1 1UD

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The Sheperd’s Rest


This local pub located on the outskirts of the city centre is well-accustomed to screening games in a buzzing atmosphere, and it’ll be no different with the World Cup 2022! A welcoming pub that the whole family can enjoy, it offers pub classics for adults, kids and even offers a ‘senior’s deal’ (2 courses for £7.99, 3 for £9.99, Monday to Friday).


Location: 64 Galmington Rd, Taunton TA1 5NZ

Find out more: 01823 276525 or visit


All Stars Sports Bar


Located centrally above Perkin & Warbeck Wetherspoons pub, this “Number One Bar for Live Sports and Entertainment”, offers fantastic facilities for the live games. Watch your team play on one of their two large HD screens or one of their 40 wall-mounted HD TVs. If you need a break from the game, there are pool and snooker tables as well as a boxing machine available. available. Hot and cold food is served all day.


Location: 22-23 East Street, Taunton TA1 3LP

Find out more: 01823 334880 or visit


The Victoria Gate


The Victoria Gate is situated on the eastern outskirts of Taunton, and offers a traditional pub experience, with refreshing pints and plenty of drink offers. This friendly inn is as excited as you are for this year’s World Cup, and has great facilities including HD screens to watch “all the action from Qatar!”


Location: 51-52 East Reach, Taunton, TA1 3EZ

Find out more: 01823 254652 or visit


The Rose Inn


This proper old-school pub serves lagers, beers and ciders in a renowned-friendly environment. Located in north-east Taunton, it is a favourite local gem for many. No pre-bookings are required, simply drop in and you are guaranteed a seat to watch all the international games.


Location: Hamilton Road, Taunton TA1 2EL

Find out more: 01823 275571 or visit



Brewers Fayre

Brewers Fayre shows sport in its restaurant alongside a great range of food and drinks you can enjoy while you watch the game. 

Location: Massingham Park, Taunton, TA2 7RX

Contact: 01823 422340