Drinksin.com tell us their Top 10 London World Cup Pubs
For those who are lucky enough to have a night or afternoon off during the World Cup and find yourself asking – Where should I watch the World Cup 2010? Which pubs are the best World Cup pubs ? Our friends at Drinksin have been scouring London to find some World Cup Pub winners for you this summer. Here, for your delectation some of the finest pubs and bars to watch the World Cup this 2010.
To see the dates and times of the matches being shown and offers available at these outlets check out the Footy Pubs 2010 app available now on the app store and on 1st June, Nokia Ovi store.
1. The Big Chill House, Kings Cross, London
The Big Chill House will be throwing open the doors to football lovers from Friday 11th June, to Saturday 11th July, as the Fifa World Cup kicks off! Joining the proceedings at The Big Chill House for the England matches will be the Heritage Orchestra brass section repeating their famous mariachi-hype-routines.
There’s no such thing as a boring match when the brass and drums get going, blasting out the theme tunes such as Rocky, The Great Escape, or Dam Busters! The atmosphere will be electric, possibly even better than being in South Africa.With HUGE screens indoors and out (weather permitting) and a booming sound system, a massive selection of food and drinks plus bags of space to watch the matches The Big Chill House is the ideal place for a full day of entertainment for all matches.
2. The Walkabout, Covent Garden, London
Walkabout is proud to present its new 3D television packages for live football. For the rest of the season the Walkabout has confirmed up to 5 premiership games being shown in 3D and the play off finals.THE ONLY PUB IN COVENT GARDEN TO HAVE THIS NEW TOP CLASS FACILITY!
For more details and schedules of Walkabout’s 3D World Cup games contact – 02073795555 or alternativley drop them an email to firstname.lastname@example.org (be sure to tell them where you heard it from, of course
3. The Pembroke, Earls Court, London
The Pembroke, formerly known as The Coleherne, was for many years a landmark gay pub. In December 2008, The Pembroke had a major refurbishment and now welcomes you as a stylish pub and dining room.
If you fancy watching the World Cup this year in luxurious comfort whilst soaking up the atmosphere, and enjoying some fine pub grub, The Pembroke is your place. Get a free jug of ale or beer of your choice when you come in using the Footy Pubs 2010 app
4. Jewel, Covent Garden, London
If you fancy your footy a little fancy then head to Jewel. Jewel Covent Garden has fast become one of the areas most popular destination venues, hidden away in the cobbled back streets of old Covent Garden, located just behind the Piazza. Once you’ve discovered it’s location you’ll wonder if you’ll be able to keep the secret to yourself.
Throughought the FIFA World Cup games, Jewel will be offering Happy Hour from 5 to 8 with beers for £2.50, cocktails for for £3.95 and 50% off bottles of wine. Food platters for groups of hungry footy fans only £7.95.
5. The Loop Bar,just off Oxford Street, London
The famous Loop club, restaurant and bar is situated in central London, just off Oxford Street, closest tube station Oxford circus. The venue spans across three floors, offering a variety of spaces to enjoy. With wide screens positioned around the bar, you are guaranteed a great view wherever you’re standing. There are also a range of packages available to allow you to watch the matches in style from your very own booth with refreshments and snacks brought right to your table. Contact the sales team on 020 7493 0483 for further details.
6. The Underdog Bar,Clapham, London
The Underdog is the place to watch the big sporting fixtures in South London. Watch in the comfort of a venue that knows what it’s doing. Cool soft furnishings, great drinks and table-service with a smile makes The Underdog a cut above the rest.
Giant plasma screenswill be showing all the World Cup games in full High Definition. Great food and drink specials throughout the the World Cup and a complimentary World Cup cocktail trophy to share for group bookings of 20 people.
7. Adam & Eve, just off Oxford Street, London
The Adam and Eve is a perfect example of the atmosphere, fine food and general bonhomie you can expect to find at a Geronimo pub. With influences from the cosmopolitan surrounding of Soho and the delights of Oxford street, the design team have created a stunning pub with the emphasis on both style and comfort, whilst also giving the nod to some great British icons.
All World Cup matches will be shown at the Adam & Eve, as well as Geronimo Inn’s 27 other Pubs including The Bull at Westfield. Private function rooms are available at a selection of Geronimo Inns this World Cup, for more info and to book visit here
8. Meza, Soho, London
At Meza World Cup footy fans can book exclusive private areas – with no hire fee and no minimum spends!* Each of the areas have an amazing 61 inch plasma screen for a perfect view of the game and a team of waiters standing by to take your orders (So no need to queue at the bar!). Entertain clients, celebrate with colleagues or cheer with your friends! All drinks packages are accompanied by complimentary half time food. For more information please visit; www.mezaworldcup.com or call 020 7314 4002
9. Cityhouse, Bishopsgate, London
Cityhouse will be offering full table service to all its guests so you won’t have to miss a minute of the game by waiting at the bar! Food will be available all day. There will be a full range of bar meals and a great selection of platters for you to share with your friends and wash it down with a pitcher of cold draught lager! BOOK NOW to guarantee your table! Call Cityhouse on 0207 6283371 for more details or to discuss your individual requirements. Exclusive venue hire also available at weekends.
10. The Star of Bethnal Green, Bethnal Green, London
The Star of Bethnal Green offers great food and entertainment for a friendly and creative clientele.
For the FIFA World Cup games, private screening room is available to hire for up to 10 people. £100/game includes 10 bottles of beer and 3 half time pizzas. Private function room available for larger groups. Email email@example.com for prices.
This list was compiled by Drinksin.com who are they? Well thanks for asking as well as being lovely people they are:
Drinksin, one of the 2010 SMARTA100, is a location-based Pub and Bar Community, changing the way people interact with pubs and bars online.It is free to sign your venue up and get access to the 650,000 consumer hits coming through each month. It takes a one minute to sign up and can open up a whole new world of cliental for you. They also have a brand new iphone application for the World Cup (links within the story)