Oceana slammed for offering free entry in return for a banana

They’re wasting too many bananas

A local charity has slammed Oceana’s ‘Cheeky Tuesdays’ for wasting “fifty to sixty” bananas a week.

A report on BBC South East Today this week has laid into Oceana Southampton for a promotion intended to tempt students in with a ‘cheeky’ cut-price entry deal.

Oceana, an iconic nightlife staple for first years and unemployed locals, has for the last few months been rolling out a ‘Cheeky Tuesdays’ promotion.

Students who show up to doors holding a banana are given free entry, instead of the usual price of £5.


“One of these.”

However, despite a capacity of as many as 4000, Oceana claim that just “fifty to sixty” take advantage of the promotion each week- even though the BBC reporter claims that “almost everyone [they] met” was “clutching” a banana.

They’ve promoted the discount heavily on social media, including this picture of a fairly dishevelled but extremely cheeky banana, supposedly hidden at a student halls for use as an erstwhile sex toy and nightclub entry ticket.