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Welcome Back from Opening Weekend

Welcome Back from Opening Weekend

Despite a safe and successful opening last weekend, we are constantly reviewing how we can minimise risk to both staff and customers under the current social distancing rules. Following a team debriefing, staff felt that the table service Webapp, whilst not without...

Welcome back… Good to see you again!

Welcome back… Good to see you again!

These are strange times for us all, but in order to keep our staff and customers safe, please follow the rules and we can all enjoy ourselves: Table service only, There is no bar service at any time. Access to the bar is prohibited under all circumstances. Maintain...

We hope you haven’t been missing us too much!

We hope you haven’t been missing us too much!

We are doing our very best to ensure that we re-open on July 4th and provide our guests and teams with a safe environment in all of our sites. Things are undoubtedly going to be different from the experiences we were used to prior to the lockdown in March but...

We Miss You at the Pub!

We Miss You at the Pub!

I’m sure that all of you are as keen as us to get the pub re-opened as soon as possible. A few cans or bottles in the garden are fine but it cannot replace the unique atmosphere generated in a pub when socialising and eating and drinking with friends. We at The Red...

Covid-19 Update Guest Announcement

Covid-19 Update Guest Announcement

Dear Guests, The hospitality industry is worth over £73 billion to the UK economy, boasts over 3 million jobs and supports millions more in many ways. This includes staff members in the supply chain such as brewers, delivery drivers, food wholesalers (large and small)...

Cash WAS King but will Tap & Go become the NORM?

Cash WAS King but will Tap & Go become the NORM?

The UK is fast becoming a cashless society. Over the past year, 13% of free-to-use UK cash points have closed, as lower levels of cash use have made them economically unviable. A quarter (25%) of the machines now charge people to withdraw their cash. The Post Office's...

Which is the better, Valentine’s Day or Pancake Day?

Which is the better, Valentine’s Day or Pancake Day?

Which is the better, Valentine’s Day or Pancake Day? Valentines as we all know falls on February 14th and in 2020 - it’s a Friday. Pancake Day always falls on Shrove Tuesday which is 47 days before Easter. Easter in 2020 is Sunday 12th April. Therefore, Shrove Tuesday...

Jubilation January – you’re having a laugh!

Jubilation January – you’re having a laugh!

January. For many it’s the worst month of the year, the most boring, the one we look forward to the least. The festivities are over, we should try to eat and drink less, we have no money and anything else worth celebrating seems a long way off. To make it worse,...

Christmas is coming, the goose is getting fat…

Christmas is coming, the goose is getting fat…

As we gear up for the festive season does the prospect of Christmas celebrations fill you with fear and dread or happiness and joy? Surely, it’s a time to welcome hot mulled wine, warm mince pies and drink and be merry. Why not do something crazy like the ultimate...