The 4 Best Bars In Lexington To Watch A Kentucky Wildcats Game

Worried about missing a second of the Kentucky Wildcats' journey to perfection in the 2015 Final Four? Looking for a place that mixes great food, lots of alcohol, and a gameday atmopshere that gets your blood pumping. Here's our list of the The 4 Best Bars In Lexington To Watch A Kentucky Wildcats Game.


3347 Tates Creek Rd.

Lexington, KY 40502

(859) 335-6500

Drake's is home to more than 20 TVs and hosts one of the most upbeat, fan-friendly atmospheres in all of Lexington. The drinks aren't fancy, but the draft beer selection is quite diverse as is the wine list. This is as no-frills, no-pretentions as Kentucky basketball watching gets -- just how we like it!

Winchell's Restaurant & Bar

348 Southland Dr.

Lexington, KY 40503

(859) 278-9424

Voted the best sports bar in Lexington by the Herald-Leader, Winchell's sports 25 TVs, friendly bartenders, food that will make you lick your plate, and one of the best mixtures of festive fandom and laid-back awesomeness of all the area's sports bars. Plus, where else can you eat almond-crusted trout while mumbling obscenities at basketball refs?

Cheapside Bar & Grill

131 Cheapside St.

Lexington, KY 40507

(859) 254-0046

Cheapside has six TVs including a well-placed big screen to ensure that you don't miss a second of the action, regardless of how wall-to-wall packed the place is. Add in one of the most unique and fantastic bar menus in all of Kentucky (street tacos! Kentucky style cubans! happy tummies!), and you can't go wrong with Cheapside.

Campus Pub

393 Waller Ave.

Lexington, KY 40504

(859) 231-0957

If you're looking for a raucous subsections of Kentucky fans from ages 21 to 80+, this is your spot. They always expand seating for big games, but that doesn't mean you shouldn't get their early and stake out a spot. Great drinks, fantastic bar food, and amazing school spirit makes this as close to a "must" when it comes to Wildcats watch party experiences.

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