Like becoming a marionette or ingesting James Brown's ghost, drinking while dancing makes bodies move in uncontrollable ways. Liberate your limbs with today's Groupon: for $10, you get $20 worth of pints and pours at Surrey Tavern located in the Surrey Center.
This neighborhood pub serenades its thirsty regulars with a bounty of beverages, live musical acts, and bar games. Amidst the echoes of bartenders rattling rocks glasses from behind a polished mahogany bar, customers can whet whistles with domestic brews ($2.75), imports ($3.25), and super premium liquors ($7.25). Surrey Tavern hosts an eclectic lineup of local yodelers such as The Last Waltz Ensemble, Blue Dogs, and The Dave Matthews Tribute Band atop their ground-level stage set against a brick backdrop. Music reverberates throughout the intimate acoustic arena and spills out onto the open-air patio, where crowds can imbibe elixirs, marvel at overhanging greenery, or attend claustrophobics anonymous meetings.
When the speakers aren't singing, customers can rally their team to victory at one of the bar's televisions or loiter among a cluster of pinball machines. An automatic dartboard presides over the game corner crew, luring in sportsmen eager to dislodge the retina of a bull's eye. Surrey Tavern charges weekend covers of $5 for men and $4 for women.
Reminiscent of the English countryside, a benched wooded trellis leads visitors into Surrey Tavern, where brews and tunes abound every night until 2:30 a.m. While bartenders pour everything from domestic beers to top-shelf liquors, the tavern's ground-level stage hosts a daily lineup of musicians, from acoustic duos to Jimi Hendrix tribute bands. In addition to local and international acts alike, Surrey Tavern entertains patrons with pinball machines and an automatic dartboard. Outside, overhanging greenery enlivens an open-air patio where crowds can sip libations, snack on pub food, and mercilessly tease the sun until the moon scares it away.