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    Perhaps the The Grauniad failed to publish this on April 1st?

    Quote Originally Posted by Mobyduck View Post
    What a nonsense comparison.
    Ludicrous.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tris39 View Post
    I wouldn't think so.
    "Everybody's got to believe in something. I believe I'll have another beer."
    -W.C.Fields

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tris39 View Post
    Nope he's being a dick!
    A pub is for life not just for Christmas

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    Quote Originally Posted by ROBCamra View Post
    Nope he's being a dick!
    Why would they charge more for doing less? Table service increases staff costs and slows down service.

    Quote Originally Posted by Mobyduck View Post
    I wouldn't think so.
    Let's see how he reacts when someone asks for a taster. Via an 'app'. At their table.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tris39 View Post
    “This is more helpful for our staff, that’s why I’m offering it. I’ve found that not having to be constantly serving people is way better for my mental health. Bar work can be really mentally tiring. This takes the stress away rather than having to constantly interact with different people for eight hours straight.”

    Can't help thinking he's in the wrong business. Diddums.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tris39 View Post
    The not-to-be-visited-in-future...
    As well as points made by others above, this guy states he is 'a big advocate for European-style service' - does he not realise that usually means staff coming to your table to take the order, not inflicting app usage on the customers?
    It's a great shame, as I really like to don a dungeons and dragons cloak before heading out for a beer...

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    Quote Originally Posted by trainman View Post
    ...that usually means staff coming to your table to take the order...
    ..then pretending not to understand a word said.

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    Short measuring costs average UK drinker £115 a year, study finds

    More than two-thirds of beer and wine sold in pubs and bars is short-measured, costing the average consumer about £115 a year, according to research.

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    Six beers that are good for your gut health – and the ones to avoid

    Confirms some of my prejudices about megakeg lagers, so it's good to know I drink healthy.
    Last edited by ETA; 25-05-2024 at 08:26.
    'Beer is for all day, not just for breakfast'.

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