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THE VIKING BLOG

We are a passionate crew and genuinely love what we do.  Running our pub keeps us on our toes but when we can we like to blog about what we’ve been up to and share our stories.

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We travel all over the place to make sure The Viking is one of the most exciting pubs around. Here’s some of recent stories.

– Simon x –

 


Mother’s Day at The Viking

MOTHERS DAY AT THE VIKING!   Sometimes we forget how truly funny our mother can be ... maybe not intentionally funny, but still hilarious. We've collected funny Mum tweets; text message fails and more to celebrate that special woman in…

NO SNAKES IN THE WIRRAL? – really?

NO SNAKES IN THE WIRRAL? – really? It is often argued that there were never actually snakes in Ireland. St Patrick, best known for his snake chasing antics would certainly have argued otherwise. The Patron Saint himself eradicated the emerald…

Simon welcomes back his first Gourmet Evening of 2017

  WHAT YOU'VE ALL BEEN WAITING FOR - 23RD FEBUARAY Taking the Wirral by storm! Our Simon Rimmer hosts his first Gourmet Evening of 2017 focusing on some of his best vegetarian dishes. Come join us for an amazing night filled with exquisite…

A RATHER CHEESY FIASCO..

JUST ANNOUNCED - THURSDAY 9TH FEBRUARY  'AN EVENING OF CHEESE & WINE' - HOSTED BY OUR SIMON Exciting news for the wine and cheese lovers of The Wirral! Simon Rimmer will be exclusively hosting a rather cheesy fiasco of local…

Tis the season to be jolly……

December, full of cosy nights around the fire, shopping and of course planning for the party season with work colleagues, family or friends. It may be cold outside but here at The Viking Pub and Bakehouse we have the fires…

The Swedish Dala Horse Tradition

Here at The Viking Pub and Bakehouse, you will notice subtle nods toward Scandi culture and the Viking heritage of the local area. One of these is the tradition of the wooden Dala horse. Traditionally given as a toy for…

CREATURES OF THE VIKING

We have been delighted to welcome local artist, Joe Forrest, who has been working quietly in various corners of our pub since we opened the doors. Joe has been busy painting some amazing murals onto the walls of our pub - his paintings depict a variety of beautiful and…

GETTING SHIP SHAPE FOR LITTLE VIKINGS

Simon Rimmer  Here's what's on board for the Little Vikings of West Kirby. As most of the team at VikingPub & Bakehouse are parents and live locally we have built our new pub with young families in mind. In the kitchen,…

MEET THE VIKINGS #2 CHARLOTTE KEMP

The Viking Pub & Bakehouse will land in West Kirby next month so we're getting to know the crew. Next up, it's the Admiral, Charlotte Kemp. Ahoy there Charlotte! First things first. Why did you call the pub The Viking? Given…

MEET THE VIKINGS #1 SAM BEECH

The Viking Pub & Bakehouse lands in West Kirby next month. So lets meet some of the crew. First up, our skipper, Samuel Beech. Sam, you’re looking like a Viking! What’s your role at the pub? General Manager...so everything! At the moment, it's…