Gobble, gobble y’all!
It’s time for another Thanksgiving NFL party in London!
You ready to turkey up for a Thursday night of NFL games?
Having hosted Thanksgiving parties across London and the UK for the past 15 years, we have come to learn a few things.
- Most people and places don’t ‘get’ Thanksgiving-If you ask the average Brit what they think about the holiday, they’ll respond that it has something to do with colonial savagery. Not far off, but they miss the pumpkin spice nuance of the atrocity.
- Not many places show the games. Putting on American Football on a Thursday night would seem a daft idea, given how busy the bars get on Thursdays. We still find a few places.
- No pub or restaurant has made a passable Thanksgiving meal. Every venue we have worked with has butchered the food in some easy way or another.
This year is going to be different, as we are working with 3 great venues who will be showing the Thanksgiving NFL games, without worrying about pandering to our palate.
They will be showing the games, offering their standard menu, and that’s all.
Wings and football together again.
Sports Bar Clapham
Right near the Clapham Junction train station is the Sports Bar & Grill Clapham.
A groovy sports bar with loads of TVs, a jam packed menu and a happening scene that will make you say ‘how come we haven’t been here before?’
On Thanksgiving, this location will be showing the Bears vs Lions at 5:30pm, then the Raiders vs Cowboys at 9:30pm.
Closing time will be midnight, so they won’t be showing the 1:30am game, which is ok since we will all be home by then.
To book your table at the Clapham location, just click and book here:
Old Street Sports Bar
The Sports Bar & Grill Old Street is one of the biggest locations, with over 50 TVs, pool tables, fruit machines, and plenty of frosty beer taps to fill your thirst.
Located right across from Old Street tube station, this pub is centrally located, and a great meeting spot for all of your mates.
Thanksgiving night, the pub will be offering their regular menu, with loads of chicken wings and towers of beer on offer.
NFL games on during the night include the Bears vs Lions, Raiders vs Cowboys, and the bar will be closing at 12:30am, so no dice for the very late game.
If you want to book a table at Old Street, make sure you click the link here:
North London is also popping and locking with Thanksgiving, as the Princess Alexandra in Crouch End will be showing both sets of NFL games until 12:30am.
Close enough to Finsbury Park, Highgate and buses to central London, this pub has all you need for a fireside night of NFL games.
Here’s a link to the website to book yourself in.