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Yelp London Plays Secret Ping Pong!



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If there are only two hot things in London right now (and
there aren’t, there are many, but let’s just say that there are), it
would be, without a doubt, pop up spots and ping pong.

Yelpers had the chance to experience both with the
granddaddy of the theme, Pop Up Ping Pong, at a secret location for a Saturday
night party. It was Yelp! Plays! Ping! Pong! and it was glorious.

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“When the event said it
was a secret West London location, they really meant secret – I totes struggled
to find this place and I started to panic. Order was restored once I finally
saw the Yelp balloons,” Teresa C stated. “As soon as I walked in, I heard that Sauce DJ's music
pumping, that smell of #BRGR grilling, ping pong happening, and drinks all
around
. I wasn't even sure where to start.”

Hidden away in a former
post office turned beautiful event space, filled with marble floors and skylit
ceilings, the Yelp party lightly raged throughout the night. There were tables
set up by the PUPP team for people to play on and delicious burger smells (and
actual burgers) from #BRGR everywhere. “The slider from #BRGR was perfect! It was juicy,
meaty and tender
,” Riza R told us between bites. And don’t forget the Momofuku
crack pie for dessert!

Drinks
Eating
All that playing and
eating worked up a mighty thirst. We had that covered. Guests started (and
ended) their evening with a delicious cocktail from Jameson Irish Whiskey. Bubbleology
was doing three versions of their bubble teas (complete with the fun machine to cover the cups). Hannibal Brown sampled fantastic wine from around the world
and shared their wine knowledge. And there were event beer and shots from
Pistonhead.

Alas S “was a particular
fan of that and the crazy ‘Crude Oil’ shot. What was in that? Liquorice and
chili
?” Yes, indeed it was.

PingPong

And if all that wasn’t
enough, Sauce DJ kept the house literally rocking with an amazing mix of old
and new tunes. “Amusingly, neither the husband nor I actually got the chance to
play ping, but that didn't matter. It was absolutely a ton of fun,” Laura K
wrote. “Food and drink that was both sizeable and continued throughout the
whole of the event; a good amount of seating; fab music (loved that DJ!); and
the place wasn't overcrowded, yet felt buzzy and exciting all night long.”

DJ

Alex L highlights it best: “Great venue. Great dranks. Great music. Great
food. Great fun. Great people
. That would be 6 stars if I could rate it that
high
, but I guess 5 starts will have to do.”

But don’t just take our word for it. You can read all the reviews right here as well as check out all the pics by Elad Itzkin here and Jebson John here on the Official Yelp Flickr Page.

 
Alex

Until next game,

 Alex S, Yelp Community Director

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