Bunga Bunga to become Italian players lounge for Olympics

London pizzeria and bar Bunga Bunga will be transformed into an Italian athletes lounge for the Olympics.

Bunga Bunga
Bunga Bunga

The Battersea venue will hold opening and closing ceremony parties for the Olympics, with a running track leading into the venue. Itlalian athletes in the Olympic team have been invited to visit the venue.

Alongside 'Olympic' karaoke competitions and a new drinking game called ‘Shot Put’, there will be a medal count board to keep track of Olympic medals won by the Italian team.

The Italian national anthem will be played throughout the Olympics, with waiters and bar staff standing still for several minutes to sing.

A new addition to the drinks range, the Olympic Flame-ing Cocktail, will be served with a flame on top. It contains Grey Goose vodka, Amaretto Saliza Veneziano, pink grapefruit juice and home made Mandarin Bitter.

Bunga Bunga was opened last autumn by Duncan Stirling and Charlie Gilkes and pays homage to the infamous parties reportedly attended by former Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi.

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