It’s time to get that diary out, flip the page and plan which fixtures you’re going to watch.

Once you’ve decided – flick back and start to plan where you’ll be getting the beers in during the tournament.

Amerigo Vespucci

The Italian eatery and bar is offering its al fresco area for people to watch the action. There is also traditional Italian food available and plenty of drinks options.

Mackenzie Walk,

BEST FOR: The Italian games (obviously)


Take advantage of the bar’s two-for-one cocktails (Monday to Friday between 5pm and 8pm) and watch the Rugby World Cup on its comfy sofas.

Fishermans Walk,

BEST FOR: Kinda sounds Australian?

Slug and Lettuce in Reuters Plaza

Slug and Lettuce

Catch the game on one of the big projection screens throughout the tournament. If you get peckish watching all that running around then choose from the extensive food menu.

Reuters Plaza,

BEST FOR: Cheering on the Fijians

The Pearson Room

The bar will be broadcasting the matches Monday to Friday, with reserved areas available for large groups.

Canada Square,

BEST FOR: The Welsh, but don't ask why

Cat and Canary in Canary Wharf

Cat and Canary

The venue says: “We have top notch audio and big screen TVs, which mean our pubs are the next best thing to being in the stadium.” The dockside pub also offers locally brewed ales.

Fisherman’s Walk,

BEST FOR: Cheering on England

The Salt Quay Rotherhithe

Catch all the matches at this Rotherhithe venue, which will also be running a cask ale festival at the same time with a mixture of nationwide and local brews.

Rotherhithe Street,

BEST FOR: Supporting Samoa, because why not?

Cafe Football at Westfield Stratford City

Cafe Football Stratford

It may be called Cafe Football, but all the rugby games will be showing throughout the tournament – with plenty of the staple game fillers like burgers and hot dogs to enjoy with a beer.

Westfield Stratford City,

BEST FOR: Anyone confused by the tournament

Fox Bar @ Excel

The venue will be showing selected matches with a choice of watching them in the main bar or the smaller private bar, which has a separate entrance.

Royal Victoria Dock,

BEST FOR: Watching the sneaky French

Print House Bar and Kitchen in Stratford

Print House Bar and Grill

Catch all the action on one of the four 50in flat screens in the main bar area, or hire out the private Fan Centre, which has a large projection screen.

There are also 40 premium seats up for grabs that offer a guaranteed seat, burger and a Meantime beer for £15.

Stratford High Street,

BEST FOR: C’mon Namibia