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    Default What Constitutes a 'Substantial Meal'?

    If I go to a gastropub which sells minimalist pretentious stuff or to a pub which doesn't do food, but I have a pickled egg for starters, scotch egg for mains and a packet of salt and vinegar for pud, which is the more 'substantial'? And what about pubs where you can BYO food?

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    From the announcement of Yorkshire Lockdown on BBC News at 1 today they only referred to pubs that don't serve food having to shut, no mention of substantial meal requirements.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tris39 View Post
    If I go to a gastropub which sells minimalist pretentious stuff or to a pub which doesn't do food, but I have a pickled egg for starters, scotch egg for mains and a packet of salt and vinegar for pud, which is the more 'substantial'? And what about pubs where you can BYO food?
    From BBC Newsbeat: Coronavirus restrictions: Is a pasty enough to keep a pub open?

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    A 'pub' in Preston is doing 1p burgers.
    As we saw with Liverpool gyms the only way to get Teh Rulez overturned is to fight back. Comply and they make things even worse.

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    Quote Originally Posted by rpadam View Post
    So if a person buys two pasties, they'll be ok. But if a person goes to a gastropub and decides just to have a pint, then they are at serious risk, seems to be the pointless rubbish argument put out by these fools.

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