To the untrained eye, a game of NFL probably looks like a four-hour commercial with a smattering of football in between. That being said, it’s a national pastime and us Aussies, really just love
American culture any excuse to get on the piss on a weekday. So with the Super Bowl LVI less than two weeks away, it’s about time you start thinking about calling in sick and booking a place to watch the big game.
With such an early kick-off, you’ll want to be parked up with a Bud Light and a bucket of wings ready for kickoff. Across Sydney, pubs and sports bars are throwing their doors open early to ensure that you won’t miss a second of the action. We’ve gone ahead and compiled a list of the best places to park up and watch the Super Bowl in all its glory.
What Time Does Super Bowl Start?
Super Bowl LVI (56) will take place on Sunday, February 13 (Monday, February 14 AEDT) 2022.
6:30pm EST (10:30am AEDT) is the start time for the most-watched sporting event of the year.
Superbowl coverage start times for the rest of Australia are as follows:
- Sydney: 10:30am
- Melbourne: 10:30am
- Brisbane: 9:30am
- Adelaide: 10am
- Perth: 8:30am
- Hobart: 10:30am
- Darwin: 8:30am
- Canberra: 10:30am
Where to Watch the Super Bowl in Sydney
1. 24/7 Sports Bar – The Star Sydney
Game Day: This one is for you diehard NFL fans. If you want to watch the Super Bowl LIV live, large and loud then the Star Casino’s 24/7 Sports Bar is the place to be. Boasting over 50 TVs and a massive 36 square metre mega screen, you’ll be spoilt for choice for the big game. If you’re feeling adventurous there’s even a Hotdog Eating Competition this year, live entertainment, special guests, and beverage specials. This is THE place to be in Sydney, and walk-ins are welcome.
Address: 80 Pyrmont St, Pyrmont NSW 2009The Star Sydney
Hours: Sun-Thur 12am-12pm, Fri 12am-3am, Sat 12pm-5am
Phone: (02) 9777 9000
2. Oxford Tavern
Super Bowl LVI at the Oxford Tavern kicks off at 9am on Monday 14 February 2022 and with cases of Pabst Blue Ribbon to giveaway, Half-time ball throwing games (winner takes home a Pabst jersey & case of beer), and American burgers, nachos & BBQ plates available to devour alongside a range of US craft beers the Tav is serving up a serious Superbowl session. Bookings can be made below, but walk-ins are welcome.
Address: 1 New Canterbury Rd, Petersham NSW 2049
Hours: Mon-Thur 12pm-12am, Fri 12pm-2am, Sat 12pm-3am, Sun 12-10pm
Phone: (02) 8317 3058
3. El Camino Cantina
Touchdown at El Camino Cantina for Superbowl XVI this year and treat yourself to The Quarterback Pack, a two-hour food and drinks package for $89 per person. You’ll get proper value including bottomless tacos and chicken wings, plus two-hour drinks package (includes signature margaritas, beer, wine & soft drink). Walk-ins are welcome, although we highly recommend booking via the link below. Doors open at 10 am.
Address: El Camino Cantina, 18 Argyle Street, The Rocks, NSW
Time: 10:30am AEST broadcast kick-off.
4. The Forresters
Game Day: Like most Superbowl watch parties, the doors of The Forresters open at 9am for an early morning pre-game. The Man of Many team celebrated here last week and the lists of beer on offer match perfectly well with the Monday $10 steak at this Surry Hills local favourite. Multiple TV’s around the bar inside and outside will be playing the game alongside $1 wings and $15 MoonDog Jugs all day through the Applejack App, it’s a great spot to watch the game. Tables can be booked (mandatory) via the link below.
Address: 336 Riley St, Surry Hills NSW 2010
Hours: Mon-Wed 11:30am-11pm, Thur 11:30am-12am, Fri-Sat 11:3am-1pm, Sun 11:30am-10pm
Phone: (02) 8033 2665
5. Shelbourne Hotel
The Shelbourne Hotel is one of the best places in Sydney CBD to watch the NFL Super Bowl each year. Be warned, it’s always a full capacity, but the sell-out crowd is packed with NFL fans dying to watch on the big projector screens. Specials on the day include; $15 Bowls of Hot Wings, $15 Bad Ass Bloody Mary Cocktails, $25 Beer Jugs, and $35 Corona Buckets.
Address: 200 Sussex St, Sydney NSW 2000
Hours: Mon 12-7pm, Tue-Thur 12-11pm, Fri-Sat 12pm-12am
Phone: (02) 9267 3100
6. The Erko Hotel
Game Day: Doors open at 9am for a little morning session at The Erko before the game starts at 10:30 am Sydney time. Specials include $25 beer buckets and FREE merch giveaways throughout the day (while stocks last). Spots are filling up fast, so get a wriggle on and book a table for you and your group by clicking the link below.
Address: 102 Erskineville Rd, Erskineville NSW 2043
Hours: Mon-Sat 12pm-12am, Sun 12-10pm
Phone: (02) 8587 4400
7. Coogee Bay Hotel
Game Day: With one of the best beer gardens in all of Sydney, there really isn’t a better place to have a Monday morning hootenanny. When the game starts, head on inside the infamous Selinas and watch it live and loud on the big screen. The CBH is running tickets for the event coming in at $40 a pop. That said, you’ll be treated to a bucket of Budweiser and a bucket of wings from 10 am until the end of the game.
Address: 253 Coogee Bay Road, Coogee NSW, 2034
Hours: from 8am (Game Day)
Phone: (02) 9665 0000
8. Beach Road Hotel
Game Day: Located in deep Bondi, the Beach Road Hotel is an icon of the east. With enough cold beer to quench a small army (and then some), the Beachy is sure to be a hotspot for Super Bowl Monday. Head down and join the crowd in one of the venue’s many bars as you watch the Eagles take on the Pats.
Address: 71 Beach Beach Road, Bondi Beach NSW 2026
Hours: Mon-Tue 11am-11pm, Wed-Fri 11am-1am, Sat 10am-1am, Sun 10am-10pm
Phone: 02 9130 7247
9. Hotel Steyne
Game Day: For those American Football fans north of the bridge, you really can’t go past the Hotel Steyne in Manly. The beer’s cold, the crowd’s flaring and the screen is bloody enormous. Be sure to get down early to secure a spot and after its all said and done, head across the esplanade to the beach for a sober up swim.
Address: 75 The Corso, Manly NSW, 2095
Hours: Mon-Sat 9am-3am, Sun 9am-12am
Phone: +61 2 9977 4977
10. York 75
Game Day: Give your sport viewing an extra dimension on the big screens at York 75. Otherwise, opt for the private booths with personal screens or a larger one of their twenty screens. This sports bar in Sydney CBD also features in-house sports betting, onsite TAB and extended trading license. York 75 is quite possibly the most atmospheric sports bar Sydney CBD has to offer.
Located in: Hotel CBD
Address: 2/75 York St, Sydney NSW 2000
Hours: Mon-Tue 12pm-9pm, Wed 12pm-10pm, Thu-Fri 12pm-12am, Sat 12pm-8pm
Price: (02) 9114 7319
11. Woollahra Hotel
Game Day: If you’re after a more relaxed beer garden atmosphere but still want a great view of the game then you really can’t go past the Woollahra Hotel. Doors open from 9am, start your week right with $5 Coors (until sold out), alongside Wings and Burger specials that will have your mouth watering. Affectionately known as the Woho, the whole joint has undergone a facelift recently and now features more screens in more places. So whether you’re inside ordering a beer or out on the terrace – you’re sure to see every second of the action.
Address: 116 Queen Street, Woollahra NSW 2025
Hours: Mon-Thurs: 4pm-Late, Friday & Saturday: 11am-Late Sunday: 11am-10pm
Price: (02) 9327 9777
12. Harpoon Harry
If you work in the city and are looking for a cheeky place to catch the game on the commute in – you can’t go past Harpoon Harry. Established in 1912, this joint has seen a lot of debauchery in its tenure at the edge of Surry Hills. We’re sure Super Bowl Monday will be no different. With sweet sweet Budweiser for $9 or 4 for $30. Available for one day only!
Address: 40-44 Wentworth Ave, Surry Hills NSW 2010
Hours: From 9:30 am
Price: (02) 8262 8800
How to Watch the Superbowl at Home
Stream Super Bowl on Kayo Sports
Kayo is Sports is streaming Super Bowl LVI with all the action on the field including all the ads and halftime shows. Kayo is with you wherever you are, available on the phone, tablet, desktop browser, Apple TV and more. Kayo Sports is $25 a month to sign up, with the first 14 days free and with no lock-in contract.
Watch the Super Bowl Live and Free on 7mate and 7plus
To watch the game on free to air TV, head to 7mate or stream 7plus.
Watch the Super Bowl Live on Foxtel
If you’re a Foxtel subscriber, tune into ESPN (channel 508) to watch the Super Bowl live.
Where to watch the Super Bowl in Sydney?
Most Sports Bars and Pubs will open early on Super Bowl Monday to show the big game from 9am.
Who will host Super Bowl 56?
Super Bowl LIV will be hosted by California's SoFi Stadium, home of LA Rams.
Who is playing in Super Bowl 56?
The Cincinnati Bengals will take on the Los Angeles Rams.