Bounce Ping Pong – Review: The Drink Tank
What: A combination of ping-pong, drinks and top anthems. Their slogan: ‘Have fun. Regret nothing. Play Ping Pong’.
Where: 121 Holborn, London, EC1N 2TD. There is another branch at: 241 Old Street, London, EC1V 9EY.
When: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday: 4pm-midnight. Thursday: 4pm-1am. Friday and Saturday: 12pm-1am. Sunday: 12pm-11pm.
Vibe: Upbeat, fun and a little more active than your usual bar.
Interior: Bare wall and a variety of themed ping pong tables.
Drinks: The whole lot. Wine, champagne, cocktails, shots, ciders, pale ales, draught and bottled beers, craft lagers…
Food: Amazing pizza served directly to your [ping-pong] table.
Price: Off-peak tables – £10 per half hour, £19.50 per hour. On-peak tables – £14.50 per half hour, £28.50 per hour. You need 6 people minimum to book a table, and some walk-ins are available.
Best thing: What isn’t there to love about playing ping-pong with a DJ, and pizza served straight to the table?
Worst thing: It is sometimes a little loud if you’re having a chat-break from playing, and it is best to book ahead.
Perfect for: Group outings. Get a tournament going – loser buys a round!