Ed Sheeran stuns local Kiwis following surprise appearance at rural Wairarapa pub

Publish Date
Wednesday, 25 January 2023, 3:51PM

Ed Sheeran has made one Kiwi superfan's dreams come true after he made a surprise appearance at a Wairarapa pub.

On Sunday, the British singer-songwriter was passing through the small town of Featherston when he stopped for a pint and a bite to eat at the Brac and Bow bar and restaurant.

Superfan and duty manager Debbie Sinclair happened to be working when the 'Shape Of You' singer walked through the door, leaving the staff members and punters stunned.

Taking to social media, Brac and Bow bar wrote: "THE GOSS IS OUT! Our beautiful Debs got to meet her idol yesterday @bracnbow Mr Ed Sheeran in little old Featherston, enjoying a pint!"

Sinclair revealed a man came up to the bar to order two beers and fries.

She told the customer he looked like Ed Sheeran, before asking the man for ID.

That's when she realised she wasn’t speaking to a doppelganger but was instead serving the actual music artist.

According to locals, Sheeran often stays in the Wairarapa region when he tours New Zealand.

Sheeran is currently touring Australia and New Zealand, with five shows scheduled in Wellington and Auckland.

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