Let's enjoy a Friday evening social event in the Victoria area! Our main venue is a pizzeria/bar, and those who want to stay late can go next door to the PACHA nightclub.
The event hosts are Tristan and Mark.
You can come alone or with up to 4 guests (over 18s only).
There is a meetup charge of £2 per person - please pay this to the organiser when you arrive.
Please arrive between 6:45-9pm at the Bar and Pizzeria in the basement of The Shakespeare pub.
- Go to Victoria train or Tube station
- Exit into Terminus Place
- You will see The Shakespeare pub on the opposite side of the road
- Look for the "Bar and Pizzeria" sign on the right-hand side (see photo above). Enter this door and go down the stairs
- Look for the area reserved for London International Meetup
After arriving, please find one of the Meetup organisers - Rakhee will be the main organiser welcoming people as they arrive. Please pay the meetup fee of £2 per person. You will be given an orange sticker - please wear this so that it is clear who is a member of the group (there may be some members of the public there - please do not disturb them).
If you want to eat pizza, please buy tokens from Tristan or Mark. you can buy two tokens for £5 cash or four tokens for £10 cash (please bring some £10 or £5 notes with you - you cannot use credit/debit cards to buy the tokens). Each time you take a pizza slice please put one token in the container provided. All pizza quarters require one token, but pizzas will have a variety of toppings. Vegetarian pizzas will be clearly labelled.
You can get drinks from the downstairs bar in the pizzeria, including soft drinks as well as a range of British craft beers and bottled beers from around the world (UK, USA, Belgium, Germany and Japan). If you wish you can also get other drinks from the bar upstairs - make sure you are wearing your orange sticker so you can come back to the pizzeria. Note that you are not allowed to take drinks to the area outside the entrance you used (but you can go there if you want to smoke).
As this is a popular event it may become crowded. If this happens, please can those who are not eating pizza go up to the upstairs part of the Shakespeare pub and form one or more new areas there - you will be able to identify each other because of the orange stickers you are wearing.
If you stay until 11pm you may, if you wish, go on to the PACHA nightclub next door (which opens at this time). You will need to obtain a Pacha token from Tristan, which will allow you free entry. Due to club rules you will need to show photo id to the security guard - this should be a government-produced document with a photo (eg: driving licence, passport, national id card). There will be a party atmosphere at PACHA, with loud music and some of London's best DJ's - you should dress appropriately if you plan to stay for this. The music policy is house. One room will be more commercial but it will be a blend of EDM (electronic dance music) and vocal house.
This part of the evening is not hosted, although Tristan will be there at the beginning.
Google map of location of meeting place:
The Shakespeare pub: