With the world cup just around the corner, there are plenty of places in Walsall to watch the game and join in with the world cup celebrations!
And for those of you who want to escape from the World Cup, we have also found you places to retreat to!
Watching the World Cup out and about in Walsall
There are a variety of places to watch the World Cup games, we have selected some of our favourites:
The Range – The modern, refurbished bar offers a wide range of beers and wines and is the ideal place to watch the game with friends and family on one of their big screens. The Range will be showing all World Cup matches and is bound to have a fantastic atmosphere. Food will be available from The Range kitchen or BBQ if weather is fine. All Friday and Saturday night games are followed by their resident DJ Paul Freeman until 1am. Click here to find out more about The Range in Walsall.
Village Hotel in Walsall – The Village Hotel in Walsall is showing all England games at their Victory Pub and Kitchen, along with a disco and quiz after the game. The Village Hotel in Walsall is offering a range of ‘Fabio’ offers for red card holders including ‘2 for 1’ on selected pints, 2 main courses for £13 and 2 packets of Walkers for £1. The Village Hotel has all you need for an enjoyable night out to watch the World Cup. Click here to find out more about The Village Hotel & Leisure Club in Walsall.
The Fountain Inn in Walsall - The Fountain Inn in Walsall is showing all games on their 6ft screen and to celebrate are offering a variety of drinks and foods offers. World cup offers include World Cup Beer Bucket for £10, Carling £2 per pint and 16oz rump steak, chips and salad for just £5! You can even buy pre-paid beer drinks before kick off so you don't have to queue. Click here to find out more about The Fountain Inn in Walsall.
Butts Tavern in Walsall - Butts Tavern is a safe and friendly place to watch the World Cup with friends and family on one of their large screens. Butts Tavern has a range of traditional real ales and has entertainment most weekends including discos, kareoke and live music. Click here to find out more about Butts Tavern.
Darlaston All Active Club – If you are looking for a friendly, family orientated setting to watch the game then Darlaston All Active Club is the place for you. DAA has a fully licensed bar and welcomes all families. To find out more about DAA, click here.
Watching the World Cup at Home
Why not turn the World Cup into a BBQ event at your house. Our recommended butchers have a everything you need for a fantastic World Cup BBQ.
Darren Symes Butchers in Walsall is offering a family BBQ pack for just £20 (worth £30) and W.T. Hill & Son, who are renowned as the BBQ specialists in central Walsall, have a tasty range of marinated meats, burgers and sausages. Click here to find out more about these highly recommended butchers in Walsall.
Find all you need to accompany your meat at Hayhead Farm Shop in Walsall. They have a fantastic range of fresh salads, onions, peppers, pickles and chutneys. They also currently have special offers on charcoal for BBQs. Click here to find out more about Hayhead Farm Shop in Walsall.
Escaping the World Cup in Walsall!
We know that the World Cup isn’t for everyone and local businesses appreciate this too! See below for activities that are taking place in Walsall whilst football lovers watch the big game:
Face 2 Feet Hair and Beauty – Face 2 Feet are offer a range of relaxing beauty treatments perfect for when you want to feel pampered. They are inviting all World Cup Widows along to their salon and are even offering a free gift when you spend over £30 between 11th June and 11th July 2010. To find out more about Face 2 Feet Hair and Beauty, click here.
Walsall Mind&Body Centre – Walsall Mind&Body Centre is officially a ‘world cup free zone’ so for those of you whose homes are full of football fans with scarves and cans of beer, why not take to opportunity to visit the centre for a bit of peace and quiet! Enjoy some pampering to help you struggle through ‘world cup overload syndrome’. The Centre currently has a range of fantastic offers including a free mini treatment with each beauty treatment booked. So why not treat yourself and phone the centre on 01922 649142 for a quote on a totally football free pampering package. Click here to find out more about Walsall Mind & Body Centre.
The Fingerpost Pub & Eatery – The Fingerpost are also providing a world cup free zone designed for women. They are hosting a range of activities on 18th June including live music from Gavin Newman, a nail bar from Gemini, free wine tasting and a 2 course meal with tickets. People are welcome to just pop in for a drink. Tickets for wine tasting and food are £12 each or 4 for £40. So why not get your friends together and visit the Fingerpost on 18th June 2010.To find out more call 01922 693707 or click here.
So no matter what you do over the World Cup, have a fantastic time and keep your fingers crossed for England!
Dates of World Cup England Games:
England v USA – Saturday 12th June – 19:30pm
England v Algeria – Friday 18th June – 19:30pm
England v Slovenia – Wednesday 23rd June – 15:00pm
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