3 January 2023

The Gallagher Premiership returns to Brentford on Sunday 8 January with a visit from Bristol Bears in Round 15 (kick-off 3pm). Here’s all you need to know:

TICKETS:

  • Tickets are on sale from £20 for adults and £5 for kids - book online here.
  • Hospitality starts from £100 + VAT per person in the 1898 Club and is available to book online here or by emailing [email protected]
  • Group discounts are available for 10 or more adults, email [email protected]
  • All ticket prices increase by £3 on match day.
  • Match tickets can either be sent via email as PDF’s that can be printed or displayed on your phone, or accessed through the London Irish App. Instructions for how to use the app can be found here.

TRAVELLING TO THE GAME:

  • There are altered services on South Western Railway lines in the Staines and Weybridge areas that may affect some routes. Check online here.
  • Roadworks are taking place on the A4 Great West Road which will mean some closures over the weekend. The road will be closed eastbound between M4 Junction 2 and Hogarth Roundabout, and westbound on lane 1 between Hogarth Roundabout and Chiswick Roundabout. Click here for more information. If you are planning to drive, please check your route and allow for extra time.
  • Parking via the Club’s parking partner EST is available to book at Our Lady & St John’s Catholic Primary School for £15 – click here. Alternative parking and travel options can be found in the match day information guide.
  • There are several bicycle racks available for use at the stadium. You can find space for 88 bicycles in the racks in the North West corner of the ground next to the stairs, and 98 by the bridge linking Capital Interchange Way to the back of the East Stand.

BEFORE THE GAME:

  • Gates open at 1.30pm.
  • The ‘301 Bar’ run by former London Irish players Topsy Ojo and Conor Gilsenan will be in its usual spot behind the East Stand before and after the match, serving a range of drinks.
  • There'll be face painters in the Family area in the North West corner of the concourses.
  • The London Irish Fan Store will be open from the later time of 11am on Sunday and open until 45 minutes following the final whistle, selling a wide range of clothing and merchandise.
  • The merchandise kiosk in the Family area will also be open before the game and at half-time, selling a reduced range of kit, accessories and gifts.
  • The match day programme will be on sale from sellers situated in the North West corner, South East corner and near the Ticket Office.
  • A new pop-up food offering - 'Brilliant Punjabi' - will be operating from kiosk 163 in the North Stand. Created by celebrity chef and author Dipna Anand, it will serve a selection of dishes from their popular Punjabi restaurant in Southall including butter chicken and pilau rice, vegan chana masala and pilau rice, paneer pakora and bhaji snack box.
  • Gavin Hayes will be performing live within the bowl before the match.
  • Grab a drink or bite to eat from one of the concourse kiosks. All four stands contain both Fitzy’s Kitchen and Four Province’s Bars, which contain the following items:

Fitzy’s Kitchen:

  • Hot Drinks (Tea, Coffee, Hot Chocolate)
  • Soft Drinks (Still Water, Coke Zero, Sprite Zero, Oasis Zero)
  • Carlsberg (can)
  • London Pride (bottle)
  • Cornish Orchards Cider (bottle)
  • Hot Pies (Chicken Balti, Moroccan Tomato & Chickpea) & Sausage Rolls
  • Lamb Shawarma                           
  • Texan BBQ Chicken Burger       
  • Grilled Falafel Flatbread             
  • Hot dogs                                           
  • Pizza Margherita                           
  • Pizza Pepperoni                                            
  • Confectionary

Certain food items are not available in every kitchen but can be accessed throughout the East, North and West stands.

Four Provinces Bar:

  • Grolsch Pilsner (draught)
  • Guinness (draught)
  • London Pride (bottle)
  • Cornish Orchards Cider (bottle)
  • Viper Hard Seltzer Lime (can) 330ml                               
  • Hedgerow Merlot 187ml                            
  • Hedgerow Sauvignon bl. 187ml               
  • Peroni 0% (bottle)
  • Soft Drinks (Still Water, Coke Zero, Sprite Zero, Oasis Zero)
  • Hot Pies & Sausage Rolls
  • Confectionary
  • Please note the Gtech Community Stadium is a cashless stadium and only contactless payments will be accepted.

HALF-TIME

  • We’ll be running our new half-time competition, High Ball Hopefuls! Two competitors will test their skill under the high ball to win a great prize. The winner then has the chance to gamble and win another prize or lose everything! Find out more and sign up here.
  • Gavin Hayes will be back with another live performance at half-time.
  • Please note the Gtech Community Stadium is a no smoking stadium. Supporters will not be re-admitted if they leave the ground to smoke.

AFTER THE GAME

  • The Reels will be performing live in the Dugout bar after the game. To access the Dugout bar, supporters will need to leave the stadium via their closest exit and make their way to Gate B. Access to the Dugout bar is subject to capacity and on a first come first served basis. Supporters in the Platinum areas have direct access to the Dugout bar from their seats.
  • After the Dugout closes, why not visit one of our Pub Partners in the local area? Head to our dedicated Pub Partner page to find out which pubs we recommend and any special offers for London Irish supporters!
  • If you plan to stay overnight near the stadium, London Irish’s Official Hotel Partner Clayton Hotel Chiswick is a ten minute walk from the stadium and offers spacious rooms with free Wi-Fi, fitness suite and an onsite bar and restaurant. London Irish Members are eligible for a 15% discount on accommodation – book by calling 020 8996 5200.
  • An alternative accommodation option is the Coach & Horses Pub on Kew Green. The Coach & Horses has 31 botanical inspired boutique hotel rooms and is a stone’s throw from the Gtech. London Irish supporters can save 10% on booking a room. Click here, select ‘business stay’ and use the corporate code LIRISH.
  • For something a bit more special, our Official Restaurant Partner, Gaucho, has a restaurant just down the road in Richmond. Situated on the bank of the River Thames, the Argentinian steakhouse serves some of the finest beef in the world as part of a broader menu, with an impressive wine selection to match. London Irish Members are eligible for a 25% discount off their food bill by quoting ‘London Irish’ when booking by emailing [email protected] or calling 020 3281 6682.

TOO GOOD TO GO

  • To limit our food waste across the Gtech Community Stadium, we have partnered with Too Good To Go and are offering discounted food at the end of each match. The Too Good To Go app has over 10 million downloads, and lets you buy and collect this food - at a great price - so it gets eaten instead of wasted. You won’t know exactly what’s in your order until you pick it up - it’s all part of the surprise. Download the app from the Google Play Store or the App Store to get started. Simply order on the app and collect your meal from the Dugout or the North Stand food kiosks after Full Time.

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