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Get in the Game: Where to Watch Sports in Uptown

No matter what kind of football you prefer — NFL, college or soccer — Uptown’s got the perfect place for you to catch the game. 

Belfast Mill Irish Pub

Located in Brevard Court just across the street from Romare Bearden Park, this unassuming Irish pub is full of good times and good vibes. Stop in for an Irish beer or whiskey while you cheer on your favorite team.

*Watch Party Location for EPL Tottenham Hotspurs

Cedar Street Tavern & Bar

This local neighborhood restaurant and bar in Fourth Ward offers a welcoming, casual atmosphere to watch the game. From pizza, burgers and tacos to sandwiches, wraps and all the best apps, the menu at Cedar Street has something for everyone, plus brunch on the weekends and drink specials on game day.

Clutch Kitchen & Pour House 

With a view of Bank of America Stadium from the restaurant, Clutch is the ultimate spot for before, during and after a game. The neighborhood sports bar features the most popular game day foods and drinks, 20 TVs, a dog-friendly patio and an atmosphere that will have you pumped the whole game.

*Watch Party Location for Clemson University

*In the Charlotte FC Bar Network

Connolly’s on Fifth

For more than 20 years, this authentic Irish pub has been an Uptown staple, inviting locals and visitors to enjoy its friendly atmosphere, creamy pints of Guinness and Gaelic Athletic Association championship games live. So whether you’re a fan of American football or want to experience a taste of Gaelic football, head to Connolly’s for a good time.

Courtyard Hooligans

This small but mighty old-school bar is the go-to destination for soccer fans in Charlotte. You’ll find good drinks, good friends and a match on the TVs no matter when you go.

*Watch Party Location for EPL Manchester United F.C.

*In the Charlotte FC Bar Network

The Upper Deck at Courtyard Hooligans

On the second floor above Courtyard Hooligans, the Upper Deck is an extension of downstairs with another bar and more space to watch the game.

*Watch Party Location for EPL Chelsea F.C.

*In the Charlotte FC Bar Network

Cowbell Burger & Whiskey Bar

Gourmet is the name of the game at Cowbell. Savor a delicious gourmet burger, decadent milkshake or a top-shelf whiskey flight while you catch the game on the TVs. During commercial breaks, take in the rock and roll vibe of the restaurant.

Duckworth’s Grill & Taphouse

This locally owned and operated sports bar has an extensive craft beer selection, a menu featuring all the game day go-tos and ample TVs to enjoy the game. If you want to escape the excitement for a more intimate experience afterward, walk downstairs to the speakeasy-style bar at The Cellar at Duckworth’s.

Graham Street Pub & Patio

It’s all about the views at Graham Street Pub & Patio: views of Bank of America Stadium, Truist Field, the Uptown skyline and lots of TVs with the games on. Enjoy bar food, beer or cocktails, and fun with your friends at this neighborhood rooftop bar. 

*Watch party location for Virginia Tech

*In the Charlotte FC Bar Network

Infused Bar

An intimate neighborhood lounge, Infused is a great locale in First Ward to grab a spot at the bar with a friend and enjoy a few drinks while you cheer on your team.

Queen City Bites & Crafts 

Grab a local craft beer and fresh-made fare from Queen City Bites & Crafts in Brevard Court. If it’s cold, be sure to try their delicious chili. 

*Watch Party Location for EPL Everton F.C.

Rí Rá Irish Pub

You’ll be transported to 20th century Ireland as you walk in the doors of Rí Rá in Uptown Charlotte. Featuring a restored Victorian bar from Dublin, this authentic Irish bar and restaurant with two levels and an outdoor patio is a go-to spot on game day and every other day, too. Order a Guinness and Fish & Chips to eat while you chant your team’s fight song at the TV.


Savor cocktails, craft beer or a hookah at this cocktail bar and lounge. When the game’s over, stay until late night for dancing.

Stadium Sports Bar & Lounge

Just down the street from Bank of America Stadium, this two-level bar has an outdoor patio space, sports-centric murals, game day-approved food (try the sweet potato tots), and TVs to catch the game. 

Tattooz & Booz

Unlike any other bar in Uptown, Tattooz & Booz has it all: a full menu, creative cocktails, 40 TVs, a DJ, and even a full-service tattoo and piercing shop. The diehard fans can finally get that tattoo they’ve always wanted after they watch their team get a “W.”

Ten58 Sports Bar & Lounge

This sports bar concept from former Carolina Panthers player Thomas Davis Sr. is promised to be a top venue in Charlotte for a memorable game day experience, no matter what team or sport you’re cheering on. Expect great drinks, food, music and sports to take center stage here.

Tilt on Trade

From low-key to rowdy, the atmosphere at Tilt tends to do just that as the evening goes on. Grab a spot at the bar to watch the game and have a few drinks, then head to the dance floor to celebrate your team’s win.

*Official Bar of the Charlotte Rugby Club

The Corner Pub

Meet your friends at The Corner Pub in Fourth Ward for tasty food, beer and a laid-back atmosphere while you watch your team take the field.

The Local

The colorful and captivating Charlotte mural outside The Local welcomes you in. You’ll find tailgate-approved dishes on the menu plus game day drink specials that will have you cheering for more than just your favorite team. After you watch the game, enjoy the beats from the DJ and continue the party.

*Watch Party Location for the NFL New York Giants

Valhalla Pub & Eatery

This viking-inspired bar and restaurant in Brevard Court features a full pub-style menu, beer, wine, cocktails and, of course, a few TVs to watch the game.

*Watch Party Location for EPL Liverpool F.C.

Where’s your favorite spot to watch the game in Uptown? Share your game day selfies with us on social media by tagging @uptown.clt on Instagram and using the hashtag #uptownclt. And don't forget to check the Uptown Event Calendar for more Uptown happenings