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Best 5 pubs in Inverness to watch the Euro 2024 games

By Annabelle Gauntlett

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The Castle Tavern in Inverness.
The Castle Tavern in Inverness.

With the Euro 2024 games kicking off on June 14, football lovers will be looking for the best venues to watch the action unfold.

Scottish supporters in the Highland capital are counting down the days until the opening game between Scotland and Germany in Munich.

While many residents and visitors will head to the Inverness Ice Centre as it transforms into a ‘Highland Eurozone’ with capacity for around 700 people, others are keen to find a local pub to enjoy the games.

Therefore, to help out those not heading to Germany, or to the ice centre, we have asked our readers which are the best pubs in Inverness to watch the games.

1. Rose Street Foundry

The Rose Street Foundry.
The Rose Street Foundry.

The pub is well known for its ‘superb atmosphere’ and their 8 large screens set to feature the Euro games.

Situated along Academy Street, The Rose Street Foundry is easily accessible and a ‘guaranteed good time’.

2. Innes Bar

Situated along Innes Street, The Innes Bar is one of the oldest licenced venues in Inverness. Located near the city centre, it is known as a friendly local, traditional bar with a great choice of drinks and wide selection of screens to watch the game.

3. Castle Tavern

The Castle Tavern has screens inside and outside.
The Castle Tavern has screens inside and outside.

This traditional real ale tavern features classic decor as well as a beer garden with a TV, and offers a wide range of meal deals perfect for the footy. The pub is situated along View Place and looks over the River Ness.

4. Chieftain Hotel

At a short distance from the city centre, the Chieftain Hotel in Millburn Road is another well-known location for live sport.

It has seven TVs, five inside and two in a beautiful beer garden.

5. The Keg

The Keg in Inverness.
The Keg in Inverness.

Despite its small premises, the Keg in Baron Taylor’s Street is another great spot for watching the Euro 2024.

With six TVs, the pub is an Inverness classic for live sport.

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