The Rugby Groud Guide

Eating,Drinking & Shopping

Club Shop:

Harlequins Official Online Store: Twickenham Stoop Stadium

Longhorn Drive

Twickenham

TW2 7SX

Phone: 0208 410 6051

Fax: 0208 410 6001

The Shop is open 10.00 - 4.00, Monday-Saturday

 

Eating and Drinking at the Stadium:

                                                                                              

The main public bar within the ground is located in the Eithad Stand, which continues to serve drinks and usually has a live band after the match has finished. The bar is equipped with TVs so if there is a live match on before/after your match at the Stoop you can catch the action in comfort there. To the rear of the South Stand there is also a real ale bar, which if you can squeeze in is a good place to go if you're a fan (though there is little other than ale and soft drinks on offer). There are around 4 real ales, one of which is always a guest beer for that match. Finally, there are temporary bars in the South West and North West corners of the ground, serving up a variety of drinks nice and quickly.

The club sometimes run a happy hour before the game where you can grab two drinks for the price of one - just on the club's website in advance to find out if it is operating on your visit.

Before/After the Game

If you don't want to hang around the ground after the final whistle, there are a few options nearby in Twickenham itself.

  • The Cabbage Patch (nickname of the national stadium due to the land's previous use) operated by Fullers is within a short walk of the ground.
  • The London Road and Misty Moon are opposite and next door to the Cabbage Patch respectively, offering a cheap and cheerful alternative to the aforementioned.
  • The recently-refurbished Three Kings on Heath Road is also rugby-friendly.
  • The Eel Pie on the very pretty pedestrianised Church Street is another option.
  • The 17th Century White Swan has a pleasant location on the riverside, which means you have to walk in the opposite direction of the stadium when you exit the train station. Still a popular place on match day.
  • The Twickenham Tup is a large sports-friendly venue on Richmond Road, and a good place to meet up with friends.


 Accommodation

Whilst many visitors will opt to stay in Central London those who want to stay close to the stadium have the following:

The Twickenham Marriott is located in the South Stand of Twickenham Stadium itself.

There is a Premier Inn within walking distance of the stadium

Twickenham Guest House is close by at the Twickenham Stadium roundabout

The Twickenham branch of budget chain Travelodge is next to Twickenham station.

 

Other Things to do:

Museum of Rugby

Twickenham Stadium

0208 892 8877

The other side of the A316

Make it a family day out and visit the museum before kick-off to find out more about the history of rugby. Entry is £6 for Adults, £4 for concessions, and its open from 10am to 5pm on Saturdays.

You could even upgrade to a stadium tour-but be advised to book in advance

   
   
   
   
   
   
   

 

 

 Updated July 2016

 

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