You Can Now Hire An Inflatable Pub For Your Garden
It's now almost mid-June and the nation has gone months without pubs. It will be at least a few more weeks until they reopen, but if you just can't wait any longer, then you could always hire an inflatable one for your garden.
Yep, there has definitely never been more demand for inflatable garden pubs.
They're currently being offered by King of the Castle Entertainments and the blow-up boozers have a capacity of 40 people, although obviously you'd only be allowed a maximum of five friends in it at the moment.
The package comes complete with beer hall tables, benches and a sound system, as well as a wooden bar and inflatable kegs.
You can hire one for £495 ($628.42), although you'll have to have a fairly decent sized garden to set one up, as they're 20ft high, 25ft in length and 20ft in width.
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Claire Lambert, 39, from King of the Castle Entertainments, said the pubs have a 'real wow factor'.
She said: "People might not be able to go out and enjoy a drink at their local at present but with the inflatable pub you can bring your local to your back garden.
"The pub has a real wow factor. You can serve behind the bar and be your own landlord or landlady and you can set your own last orders.
"People have been having special household-only birthday parties and hiring the inflatable pub as an eye-catching addition. I would use the pub for a special birthday or gathering with friends.
"It's a more interesting and cheaper alternative to a function room - I think it's amazing."
Colleague Jimmy Duffy, 48, added: "We have a strict cleaning procedure and we clean the inflatables thoroughly before they go out and after they're used.
"We also encourage customers to clean the pubs themselves after use.
"They're very quick to put up and our staff ensure they're anchored into the ground properly.
"My aim is to enjoy life and give back as much as I can to communities and providing the pub to people as a bit of fun is a way of doing this."
So, if the prospect of pubs returning in July at the earliest is too much to bear, you know what to do - and you'll have an excuse if you're bouncing off the walls by the end of the night too.
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