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Rileys Sports Bar

) #15,215 of 17,851 Restaurants in London $$ - $$$ American, Bar, Pub
80 Haymarket, London SW1Y 4TE, England
+44 20 7930 0393
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  • Excellent19%
  • Very good12%
  • Average19%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible34%
1 week ago
“Visit to the Sports Bar was a draw!”
10 Apr 2017
“Good place for weekends and in groups only.”
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American, Bar, Pub, British
$$ - $$$
80 Haymarket, London SW1Y 4TE, England
Neighbourhood: Trafalgar Square / Embankment
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Went to the Rileys Sports Bar which used to be the Sports Cafe. This was part of a London Tour I did recently (see my other reviews). I wanted to go here was it was more nostalgia trip than anything - I used to go...More

Thank gamelifeonabudget
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

No wonder it's empty on a Saturday afternoon. Staff don't care and don't even speak English. Only have 3 channels. Show formula 2 instead of horse racing and can't even change if you ask them. Pathetic

Thank dp3251
80Riley, Manager at Rileys Sports Bar, responded to this review

Hi, we are so sorry you had this experience with us. Could you please send us your contact details and we can look to resolve this for you.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It was not busy, but service very slow. We had 4 drinks 3 of which were pints and 1 wine with splash of soda £25!!! And they wanted to give us the drinks in plastic glasses bearing in mind we are all responsible adults. Would...More

Thank sharonmurray37
80Riley, Manager at Rileys Sports Bar, responded to this review

Hi , we are so sorry you had this experience with us. Could you please send us your contact details and we can look to resolve this for you.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a few drinks with friend after work and also chilled out , decent evening , staff were friendly and humorous which is good in a bar of this type. Decoration decent and fitting for a sports bar.

Thank bbbrewer
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

So, I went online on Sunday to see if I could find a place to watch the football after the marathon with my 14 yr old son. Checking out the website of this place, sure thing, no problem kids could come in and as long...More

Thank simonmdt
80Riley, Manager at Rileys Sports Bar, responded to this review

Hi, we are so sorry you had this experience with us. Could you please send us your contact details and we can look to resolve this for you.

Reviewed 10 April 2017

Nice bar, friendly staff with contemporary music. Ideally get a main road facing table so you can see the world go by. Good collections of beers, but not a place to drink alone. Ideal for groups and particularly on weekends. Can be quite dead on...More

Thank Maharsh S
Reviewed 27 March 2017 via mobile

2nd visit here. Won't lie it is mainly because it is right opposite Haymarket theatre where we were heading off to. Nice enough place & staff nice but food basic & quite a lot not available that evening. Mainly a place people go to see...More

Thank Preston88
Reviewed 25 March 2017

Went to Rileys one Friday night before the theatre. It was empty which should have been a warning for us! The restaurant is dirty, the loos are disgusting and the food is bad. We ordered steak wraps which turned out to be inedible as the...More

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Thank Travelnut3333
Reviewed 10 March 2017

Everything was lacking from appearance once inside, food and staff. Garlic bread came with my meal, except it wasn't garlic on the bread it was sweet chilli sauce!! Pasta was really salty so not able to really eat much of it though, the chicken that...More

Thank vasmagee
Reviewed 6 February 2017

Just wanted to say a massive thank you, we booked a table for 9 x people to attend this Saturday and the staff in the entire place couldn't be more accommodating, even when more of our group turned up without notice, This went from the...More

Thank Liam C
Trafalgar Square / Embankment
With its iconic Nelson’s Column, majestic oversized
lions and brightly-lit fountains, Trafalgar Square is
not just considered the heart of this bustling London
hub, but the very core of the city itself. Beyond this
esteemed gathering place are more famous icons, as
well as a disproportionate numbers of the city’s most
popular cultural attractions including the National
Gallery and many West End theaters. Along the way to
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are you holding a party night on Thursday for Scotland fans?
8 November 2016|
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Hello, will you be open on Boxing Day this year? We are traveling from the US and will be in London during the Christmas holidays. We are staying in Traflagar Square and would love to watch the Manchester United game in a sports bar. If you are open, do I need reservations? We are a party of 6 with teens.
22 September 2015|
Response from 80Riley | Property representative |
Hello Jeffica, Yes we will be open and showing the game, under 18s are required to sit on our diner, so you would all be required to eat. To reserve a table we require a £25 deposit. please call us on 0207 930 0393 Thank... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 13 - USD 39
American, Bar, Pub, British
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 80 Haymarket, London SW1Y 4TE, England (Formerly The Sports Cafe)
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Trafalgar Square / Embankment
  • Neighbourhood: Trafalgar Square / Embankment
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7930 0393
  • E-mail
THE BEST PLACE IN LONDON FOR SPORTS The venue is open between 12 pm and 12 am daily except for large sporting events. The original sports bar since 1878. Where you'll have a great time, every time! Formally known as The Sports Cafe, and based in the heart of London's theatre land, Rileys Sports Bar Haymarket is packed full to the brim with fantastic entertainment. If you're looking for Live Sport and a comfortable environment to watch it in, look no further. Even a game of table tennis or pool, we've got you covered! We're proud of our sporting heritage and our mission is to give you the experience you deserve. With BIG screens and BIG occasions, sport has never been so good. With 34 screens showing more than 70 sports channels, pool & ping pong tables, 4 bars - including a special VIP bar, DJ nights, a restaurant and room for almost 600 people, there's something for everyone to enjoy. Rileys Haymarket can be hired for private events and parties.