Updated Aug. 28, 2022. You’re in Lisbon on vacation, where do you go to watch a game and have a few pints? Try one of Lisbon’s Irish or English pubs.
Most of them are located near one another, near the Cais do Sodré metro station, or in Bairro Alto, fairly close to the Baixa-Chiado metro station (both on the green line). They are all open seven days a week.
O’Gilins Irish Pub
Established in 1995, this is Lisbon’s oldest Irish pub, owned by Irishman Conor O’Gillin.
Check their website to see which games they are showing.
They offer live music every night as well, from 8 – 10, with an Irish jam session on Mondays, the Melting Pot house band playing on Fridays and Saturdays, and they offer a pub quiz night on the 1st and 3rd Sundays.
Rua dos Remolares 8, very close to Cais do Sodré metro station
O’Gilins Irish Pub ABOUT LISBON’S OLDEST IRISH PUB LISBON (ogilinsirishpub.com)
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Hennessey’s Irish Pub and Restaurant
Cais do Sodré 32, Sun-Thu 11am-2am, Fri-Sat 11am-4am
Owned by four partners, two of whom are Irish, this two-story pub opened in 1996 in what was once a tailor’s shop.
Their chef’s focus is to produce “tasty but healthy food made from exclusively fresh ingredients.”
Hennessys Irish Pub Lisbon (hennessys-pub.com)
The Corner Irish Pub
Travessa da Queimada 7, Bairro Alto near Igreja de São Roque
Daily from 5 pm – 2 am
Sometimes you’ll get karaoke, live music, a game, conversation, and always craic at this small Irish pub in Baixo Alto.
Irish Pub | The Corner Irish Pub | Lisboa (pubthecorner.com)
Irish and Co. Rossio
Largo Duque do Cadavel, Chiado, 11 am – 1 am every day
It may be a chain, but this bar in Chiado stays busy.
Watch a game at Cheers Irish Pub
Cheers Irish pub
Rua da Atalaia 126, Bairro Alto
Open 5 pm – 2 am
They have music every night starting at 9:30. On Tuesdays and Thursdays at 9:30, it’s karaoke.
Irish Pub | Cheers Irish Pub | Lisboa (cheerslisbon.com)
Rua do Crucifixo 58 Chiado, open noon – midnight every day
A highly rated gastropub with sports or live music, serving 6 varieties of beer and 14 labels of gin.
A full menu of British and Portuguese favorites. They also offer the Sunday Roast – 5 types of meat and Yorkshire pudding.
The George – Lisboa | British cuisine near me | Book now (eatbu.com)
British Bar Lda.
Rua Bernardina da Costa 52, near Cais do Sodré metro station
Open 8 am – 3 am
They offer an assortment of rare and international beers in a historic 1920s pub. Indoor and outdoor seating.
Rua da Barroca 15, Bairro Alto, a few blocks from Baixa-Chiado metro station
6 pm – 2 am every day
Pub Português – Pub in Lisbon (business.site)
Giving this pub an honorable mention, even though it is neither Irish nor English. It is Portuguese-owned, and it is a Portuguese pub, but the small place gets a lot of love and has great drinks at great prices. And you can watch your game there.
Final word on Lisbon’s Irish and English pubs:
I am not affiliated with any of the businesses mentioned on this page. Some of them might be pricey, and some of them might be touristy, some of them might be packed. You are in Portugal, not Ireland, or England. Lisbon’s Irish and English pubs all provide a place where you can socialize, watch the fixture, and have a pint or a shot of whiskey.
Sláinte, or Cheers, mate!
I hope you found a good place to watch a game in Lisbon!