Domestique Pop-up Bar

Don't want to talk pelotons unless you're armed with a beer? Everyone's favourite sports bar for those who like bars more than sports has returned for the 2013 Tour de France

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Cycling through the Alps: it's the terrible idea that spawned a race, that in turn spawned the international sport of late-night television watching. And whether you follow the Tour de France because you're a fanatical spandex warrior or because you just don't like bedtime, you'll probably agree that it's better to do so beer in hand, and comrades in arms.

Domestique is your answer. It's a pop-up bar brought to you by the Shadow Electric gang, running Wednesday through Sunday from June 29 through to the bitter end on July 21.

Last year, the pop-up saw cycling nerds go wild for late night sports-barring, even though the venue was in the far reaches of Thornbury (we get separation anxiety above Separation Street), so we're expecting things to get even more lycra-tastic now that they've commandeered the upstairs room of excellent Fitzroy bar the Wilde.  

Like last year, they've got everything you need to make watching dudes in lycra work up a lather seem legit. Namely: beer and wine, heaters and big screens. The former will keep you hydrated while the latter will screen warm-up films and music to keep you entertained until the broadcast commences. 

It's "a sports bar for people who like bars more than sports." That's us in a nutshell. See you there.

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By Gemima Cody   |  

Domestique Pop-up Bar details

The Wilde

153 Gertrude St

Fitzroy 3065

Date 17 Jul 2013-21 Jul 2013

Open 7pm

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