16 Sep '13, 5pm

The best place to spend your Bitcoin is at a London pub - if the QR scanner's ... - Deutsche Welle

The best place to spend your Bitcoin is at a London pub - if the QR scanner's ... - Deutsche Welle

So Bitcoin's made news as this new virtual currency…a type of money that you can trade for things online. Say, though, that you're out and about with less than a pound sterling or a euro in your pocket, but you have a whole Bitcoin in your Bitcoin wallet? Can you still have a decent time? In London? Yes. In Berlin? Yes. Due diligence required In fact for most major cities in Europe, the answer is yes, but it will require a bit of diligence to find the retail shops, restaurants or pubs that take Bitcoins. They're still working out the kinks, but for the most part, Bitcoin works in eateries and drinkeries. For example, there's the Pembury Tavern, the first pub in London to take your Bitcoin payments and give you a pint of ale in return. On a recent Monday night as about 60 people gathered for a Bitcoin meetup, a three-sentence note adorned many of the wooden tables. It said ...

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