Where to watch the 2019 Rugby World Cup in Wellington

Tuesday 27 August, 2019

Looking for somewhere to watch the Rugby World Cup? Don’t miss a try, scrum or conversion all tournament long at these Wellington Venues.  Complete with great food and cold beers, these venues are our choice to catch every second LIVE & LOUD of the 2019 Rugby World Cup.

The Crowd Pleaser

St. Johns Bar & Eatery

Wide angled shot of inside St. Johns Bar

Famous for their chilled summer vibes on the lawn and cosy igloos during winter, Wellington Waterfront’s St. Johns will be anything but relaxed during the upcoming tournament with each and every Kiwi match being shown live and loud! The atmosphere during the recent Bledisloe cup was absolutely electric but will be nothing compared to the biggest competition of the rugby sporting calendar! Popular with every type of rugby fan, it’s highly recommended to book as prime seats in front of the big screens will fill up.

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The Heart of the Action

The Old Bailey

Sunny outside The Old Bailey Bar

You don’t have to travel all the way to Tokyo to get amongst the action of the Cup! A sporting hub for generations, The Old Bailey is renowned for its screening of the biggest sporting events and the 2019 Rugby World Cup is no exception. Located right in the heart of the CBD, The Old Bailey is perfect for watching the game, with more screens than you can count!

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The Local Favourite

Realm Bar & Bistro


Are you a Hataitai local and want to cheer on our boys on the world stage? The Realm Bar & Bistro is the place for you! Everyone’s favourite local bar, Realm will not be showing every minute of the action of their massive screen, but serving up some hearty classic feeds and cold beers to go with it! In the front bar and the back bar, Realm has every Rugby fan sorted this World Cup!

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The Wellington Institution

The Cambridge Hotel


A proud supporter of all levels of Rugby, The Cambridge Hotel continues their long tradition of being the place to go when Wellingtonians want to cheer on our All Blacks on the world stage! With plenty of screens, a massive bar and equally long beer list, the Camby is perfect for groups of any size and will be showing all the games of this massive tournament. Being so popular with locals and newcomers alike, best to book in early to lock in a spot.

Click here to make a reservation.


By. Fraser Graham


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