Kings Walk cycling cafe in Winchester The South Downs Social gets license to serve alcohol

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A CYCLING cafe in Winchester has obtained a license to serve alcohol.
The South Downs Social, in Kings Walk, has submitted a public notice to Winchester City Council seeking permission to serve alcohol in the cafe.
The cafe currently serves coffee and cakes, as well as t-shirts and cycling merchandise in the main shop.
The application required them to be able to sell and supply alcohol from Monday to Sunday, from noon to 5 p.m.
It also mentioned 12 nights a month where alcohol would be served from 5 p.m. to 11 p.m.

Currently, the cafe is open from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Neil Wyatt, owner of South Downs Social cafe and store, said: “We want to make it a great social space for cyclists and non-cyclists alike. We have already organized successful evenings. We had a discussion about nutrition, a discussion about pro cyclists, strength and conditioning and we planned a quiz night.
“We don’t plan to have 12 parties a month, but that gives us flexibility.”
A security camera was recently installed at Kings Walk near the cafe to curb anti-social behaviour.

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Mr Wyatt said: ‘There is no risk that the license will increase anti-social behavior as people hanging around Kings Walks are not likely to buy alcohol in a cafe. They would probably buy it in a supermarket.
The city council granted the license on April 5, receiving no objections.

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