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Annual UKTE Pub Crawl - A King Road Tour
Saturday, June 17th - 2pm - ??
It’s all about the World Cup…or is it about
Who cares as we’re combining the 2 for a day of beer drinking and watching USA v Italy World Cup Match!
Join us at 2pm at The Orange Brewery 37 Pimlico Road -
closest tube Sloan Square
EVERYONE is welcome, even if you've never seen the UT Tower
COST: “Buy Bevo a Pint” – £3 (for the UKTE Scholarship Fund)
Please RSVP to Carra to ensure we have enough space reserved to watch USA v Italy.
The Route: We
will start at The Orange Brewery and include stops at some excellent pubs along
at Pub #1, Orange Brewery
15:30 Depart for Pub #2: The Chelsea Potter
Depart for Pub #3: The
Depart for Pub #4: The Pigs Ear
Depart for Pub #5: Cadogan
vs Italy KICK OFF
Orange Brewery 2pm-3:30pm (gather and have lunch)
Pimlico Road, LONDON, SW1W 8NE
Here they create their own ales on site. It is a good place to gather for lunch and line the stomach for the pub crawl. They serve a variety of traditional English. Seating on the pavement area is provided, weather permitting.
Chelsea Potter 3.45 – 4.45pm
King's Road, LONDON, SW3 4PL
A typical London pub and is a good place to stop off for a drink on the King's Road. They serve traditional pub food if you are still hungry.
The Trafalgar, 4.50 – 5.50pm
King's Road, Chelsea, London, SW3 5XP
A big sporting pub, kind of trendy in a pub sort of way.
The Pigs Ear, 6 – 7pm
Old Church Street, Chelsea, London, SW3 5BS
The funky local’s
local. Excellent bar food and Dining Rooms. Evening Standard 'Pub of
the Year' finalist 2005.
Cadogan Arms 7.05pm – late
King's Road, Chelsea, LONDON, SW3 5UG
Sells a variety of drinks
including real ale as well as serving a variety of traditional pub food. We have a section reserved here for the game watching!
and Chelsea is
renowned for its thriving, cosmopolitan atmosphere. It has always been famous
for its lavish inhabitants. In the
18th Century London’s most beautiful courtesans were to be found in
its pleasure gardens (clearly being a bit too literal with the term ‘pleasure
gardens’). About the same time,
the Chelsea Art Club built up a notorious reputation for its outrageous balls -
a reputation that lasted about a century. It
became quite an arty area in the 19th Century, but Chelsea is far too
expensive for most artists now. A
number of art and antique shops can still be found with items with very fancy
price tags. In the 1960’s
Chelsea became trendy again with the rise of the fashion movement (apparently
the mini skirt was first paraded here, much to the shock of many Londoners).
not least, Chelsea is home to England’s leading football team (at the moment)
having recently won the English league title for the second year running and a
number of their players are heading to Germany to battle it out in the World
Cup. With this in mind, it seemed
suitable to pick Chelsea as the location for the Pub Crawl, and to end up in a
pub watching USA v Italy in the World Cup.
forward to you joining us!!
Many thanks to Simon and Cara McPhillips for their hard work in organising this event.