10 of the best Aberdeen pubs showing the Six Nations

Make the most of the Six Nations rugby tournament by catching all of the action on a big screen at one of Aberdeen’s best sports bars.

Published 30th Jan 2019
Updated 20 th Sep 2023

Here are the best places to tuck in, drink up and cheer on your team, surrounded by fellow supporters, according to Claire Schofield.

Old School House

(Little Belmont Street, AB10 1JG)

Six Nations pubs Aberdeen

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This charming former school boasts seven large screens which never fail to draw in the crowds for big sporting occasions.

There's always plenty of atmosphere on match days that will make you feel part of the game.

Be sure to try their popular homemade steak pie, or haggis and potato pie, followed by an indulgent dessert while you watch.

The Dutch Mill 

(504 Union Street, AB10 1TT)

This family run hotel is one of the best places in the city to enjoy a rugby match or two. With multiple large HD screens, a friendly atmosphere and some excellent scran, it's the perfect base for all your Six nations needs.

McGinty’s Meal An’ Ale

(504 Union Street, AB10 1TT)

Six Nations pubs Aberdeen

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Nestled in the heart of the city centre, this friendly and traditional pub has 11 HD screens and a large projector screen for rugby fans to gather around.

Match day food deals will keep you well fuelled throughout.

The Triplekirks

(Schoolhill, AB10 1JT )

Popular with students, this relaxed bar is often a hub of activity, with regular quiz nights, gaming and all of the major sporting events screened live on TV, alongside a tasty street food-influenced menu.


(9-10 Back Wynd, AB10 1JN)

Six Nations pubs Aberdeen

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This friendly Irish themed pub is a favourite of sports fans, and showcases a great variety of all the major fixtures and exclusive live matches in its cosy surroundings.

Tuck into a tasty menu of classic dishes - including burgers, chicken and rib combos, steaks and skillets, and traditional Sunday roasts - while you watch.


(41-43 Holburn Street, AB10 6BR)

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With a great selection of food on offer (from hearty cooked breakfasts to burgers, pies and decadent desserts), along with a lengthy wine and cocktail menu, you’ll be well fed and watered while watching the Six Nations at Foundry.

Malones Aberdeen

(90 Shiprow, Aberdeen AB11 5BZ)

Six Nations pubs Aberdeen

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This Irish owned and run bar guarantees a warm and friendly welcome.

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Popular for its lively atmosphere, it’s a great spot to soak up all the action.


(9 Bridge Place, AB11 6HZ)

Priding itself on having the best cue sports facilities in Aberdeenshire (alongside darts lanes and table tennis) this popular sports bar is also home to plenty of TV screens.

There's also a fanzone for the big games, so you can watch surrounded by like-minded rugby lovers.


(9 Alford Place, Aberdeen, AB10 1YD)

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The old College bar has been a bit on an institution in the city for a fair few decades but last year received a bit of a sprucing up and is now even better to head to on match days.

With a custom-built viewing system based on American college style sports bars and individual screens with their booth seating, you won't miss a single minute of the action.

The Adams & The Hawthorn

(145 Holburn Street, AB10 6BN)

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Boasting 15 HD screens and showing all the biggest live sports events, this family run bar is also home to popular Mexican street food eatery, FreshMex.

They serve a range of delicious dishes, while the bar offers an extensive range of craft beers, premium gins and spirits, lagers and wines to keep you refreshed.

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