Where to watch the Joshua vs Klitschko fight

Posted on: 24 April 2017

Looking for a knockout place to watch one of the biggest fights in boxing history? Well lace up those boots and grab your entourage as we run through 10 city centre venues screening the Anthony Joshua vs Wladimir Klitschko heavyweight bout on Saturday 29th April! 

Ding ding… get those pints in!



Round 1: Cross Keys, 15 Byard Lane

Just a few steps round the corner from fashion heavyweight Paul Smith, The Cross Keys have bookable tables available and also standard seating. Give them a call on 0115 9417898

Round 2: Rileys, 17A St James’s Street

What better place to see some top ring action than Nottingham’s main sports bar? It’s free before 9pm and only a fiver afterwards – bargain!

Round 3: Grosvenor Casino

Looking for something a little more personal? The newly refurbed venue is offering £10 seats with waitress service, £25 knockout seats with a burger, fries, beer and a free £10 bet in the casino, £150 for 4 on ringside seats with two sharing platters, two pitchers of beer and waitress service, and finally it’s £200 for a booth for 6 people which includes four sharing platters, four pitchers of beer and VIP waitress service. Call 0115 9799288 for more details.

Round 4: Hop Merchant, 64 Upper Parliament Street

Come and see the fight here if you’re after that city pub vibe teamed with cask ales, draught lagers and a huge variety of bottled beers – sorted! It’s free entry all night too.

Round 5: Horn in Hand, Goldsmith Street

Their motto is ‘our bar is your bar’ so if you’re after a free place to watch this anticipated match up then head on over to this buzzing spot.

Round 6: Major Oak, 24-26 Pelham Road

The TV offering in here is major – with 10 of them, plus a big screen to see ever jab. Entry is free and they’ll be drinks offers running throughout the night too.

Round 7: Shooters Bar and Around The World Bar, 17 Friar Lane

Sitting upstairs in the newly opened Bierkeller, this all action sports bar boasts some of the biggest TV’s we have ever seen. Booths and tables are booked, but standing room will be available on the night.

Round 8: Alea Casino, 108 Upper Parliament Street

If you’re after beer, burgers and great views of the boxing then Alea is the place for you. Tickets are just £10 and can be booked by calling 0115 8720617

Round 9: Southbank Bar, 12 - 18 Friar Lane

Unfortunately all of the booths here have been KO’d (we mean they’ve gone) but it is free entry all night, so why not head down and grab a seat for one hell of a show!

Round 10: Squares, 6-9 The Poultry

If the biggest screen in Nottingham and even bigger tasting cocktails are your thing then Squares is the place to watch this Wembley bout, and it’s also free entry all night.

Don't forget, if you have a More Nottingham card, Robin Hood Card, EasyRider Card or a valid Student card you can enjoy great offers from shops and restaurants across the city all year round! Check out all of our offers here.


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