Sunday, 28 August 2016

Go Ape & Lighthouse Pub - London Battersea Park

It was Mr Games's birthday last weekend and I was invited to his double birthday outing (there was another friend's birthday at the same time). The outing was at Go Ape in Battersea Park. Didn't even know this existed!

I ended being the photographer for the afternoon since I didn't want to climb and cry and think I was going to fall over and die (like that person in the USA - may she RIP). Just too scary!

Almost got lost after entering the gate. I turned right instead of left. Don't trust Google Maps! There was a big group of a us, a mixture of friends between both Mr Games and our birthday boy.

The equipment they used looked tight. Need protection at all times! I took a lot of pictures, but most were of the group having goes at all three courses... it was windy that day, and it took them around 3-4 hours to complete. ^_^



Mr Games and his cousin doing the wristband pic
It was tough being the photographer... Looking up into the sky doing all the rest of the hard work. LOL!!

Address: Park Offices, Battersea Park, London SW11 4NJ
Telephone: 0333 433 0983


After watching these peeps completing the courses, we headed to the Lighthouse Pub, which wasn't far from the park. I was with one of the friends who couldn't complete the course as she didn't want to do the zip line from the first course (where they fly across from one end to the other). Two of second birthday boy's friends was already there...! Already drinking!

The pub originally placed us in a corner with a table for 6 people, but there was like 15 of us!!!!!!! How did you book this table Mr Games...? So we asked to be moved before the rest came.

Finally got to try out the third flavour from Old Mout Cider... Passionfruit and Apple. Hm. Still like the strawberry one.

Everyone looked hungry and we all seemed to have ordered burgers... LOL!! 

Burgers needed seasoning... I also wished they offered me the sweet potato fries. :( BUT the their tomato sauce with herbs was amazing! Thumbs up for that!!


Desserts were too sweet... Didn't like my Eton Mess... Bleurgh.



My geeky rating (for the pub): 4/5

Too lazy to point out the good and bad points... but I think you can guess from the scoring that the food was average (apart from their tomato sauce). Presentation was ok. Service was ok but disappointed with the seating arrangements. 

Address: 441 Battersea Park Rd, London SW11 4LR
Phone: 020 7223 7721

Website: http://www.thelighthousebattersea.com/

A good day out it was! I caught Mr Mime (Pokémon Go) that night. Still no signs of Pikachu... need to walk around some school campuses or industrial sites it seems. :p At least I'm keeping up the walking!

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