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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...

Types of British Traditional Beers

Types of British Traditional Beers

Mild - Originated in Britain in the 17th century or earlier, and originally meant a young ale. Usually dark brown in colour as well-roasted malts or barley are used, it is less hopped than bitters and often has a chocolatey character with nutty and burnt flavours....