Southampton Pub News 2006

Thursday 21st December 2006
We have been informed that the Griffin will be holding a Foosball (Table Football) tournament in the spring. The Tournament will have a large cash prize and is expected to draw in particpants from all over Europe.
Find out more here.
Monday 18th December 2006
The Youngs Pub that was previously known as The Strand and before that, The Hampshire Ram, has had another refit and has now become a Courage Establishment. It now trades as Jones Wine Bar.
Wednesday 8th November 2006
We understand that after a fracas at the Merry Oak Pub, the Police have used new powers to prevent the pub from opening. more
Wednesday 27th September 2006
Dolphin Landlords rewarded for thier community spirit.
This is Hampshire reports on the award won by of the owners at The Dolphin Pub.
Friday 22th September 2006
Swan Regulars help realise sailing dream.
This is Hampshire reports on the generosity of the Regulars at the Swan a popular Southampton Pub.
Wednesday 20th September 2006
Local Barman becomes Uk finalist.
The Echo News reports Local Barman Rich Carter, who can be caught working at TGI Friday's in Southampton, is competing in the finals of the TGI Friday's Bartender Challenge. Good Luck Rich!
Thursday 14th September 2006
Another Pub added to the featured Pubs. There is now a website dedicated to the The Gatehouse Pub in Padwell Road
Thursday 20th July 2006
Another Pub added to the featured Pubs. There is now a website dedicated to the Bevois Castle Pub in Bevois Valley
Wednesday 19th July 2006
We understand four Southampton Pubs will be envolved in a charity event on behalf of Headline - Southampton's Head & Neck Cancer Fund Charity. The event will take place over the August Bank Holiday weekend. We have created an information page with all the details Here.
Tuesday 4th July 2006
We had a problem with our search server,searches stopped working for a couple of days. All back to normal now we are glad to anounce
Tuesday 20th June 2006
The London brewer Young's has announced its intention to stop brewing at Wandsworth, its home for 175 years. The company will be moving its brewing operation to Bedford, where it will merge with Charles Wells, famous for brewing Bombardier bitter.
Monday 19th June 2006
The Platform Tavern has opened a News and Blues Cafe by extending into the cafe next door, which means more room in this great pub.
Friday 15th June 2006
Added information on the new Bar The Zeb Bar. A fantastic new bar cool bar This bar serves food until all day, with early opening and a large garden.
Tuesday 6th June 2006
The Hobbit Pub has extended it's opening times and is now open until 3.00 a.m. every day except Sunday
Tuesday 30th May 2006
The Pub which was once known as the Oddfellows Arms has had an extensive makeover and reopened last friday as the Zeb bar. With a cool theme and a very stylish new enterance.
Tuesday 2nd May 2006
We understand that the Strand has been closed for the last few days, a new management team is poised to take control and we are told that it will reopen soon with a new look.
Monday the 24th April 2006
The Hobbit is holding this Years Environmental Rock day Sat 13th May - Organic food and drinks, quizzes, prizes and much more. 12noon until 6.30pm. [Link]
Thursday 20th April 2006
We understand the Ship Inn in Woolston has been sold
Thursday 30th March 2006
The pub once known as the Golden Lion in Northlands Road has been renamed the Blue Keys
Thursday 9th March 2006
The Court Jester won a gold award at the city's inaugural "Best Bar None" award a fortnight ago. Paul Shinar the publican says "one of the scheme's strengths is that it gets publicans and local police working together."
Wednesday 8th March 2006
On Friday (10th March) at The Platform Tavern (Southampton) ~ Pimp Daddy Spollas and Lady Diamond D take control of The Platform Tavern soundsystem once again for an evening of coffee table hip hop, loungecore, jazz remixes of 80's classics and twisted folk music. The Platform is one of the most relaxing pubs in sunny Southampton, so come down for pint of real ale and a sit by the fireside soundtracked by drunken bad mixing and the occasional offensive tune. What more could you ask for?! Starts at 9pm, finishes at midnight, free entry.
Tuesday 28th February 2006
The Pub formally known as Strikers, which has had numerous names since last year has finally settled to become The Firehouse, promising Live Rock Music on Saturday nights.
Sunday 5th February 2006
The search section of our site has being rectified and the normal search service should work fine again, sorry for an inconvenience.
Saturday 4th February 2006
We are currently experiencing problems relating to the search portion of our website, we understand that a failure on the circuit that connects this service to the internet is currently being rectified and that normal service will be resumed as soon as possible.
Saturday 4th February 2006
Added information on the new Bar Ocean & Collins. A sophisticated new bar near the precinct in town. This great new bar serves food until 10pm most nights with a mix of entertainment and unusual bar foods.