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    Quote Originally Posted by bcfczuluarmy View Post
    Out of 58 pages I'm going to add one encountered tonight, and previously that I've not bothered to mention in this thread, which I have before come across over numerous years in same pub. Micropub 500m away from my house shuts and chucks you out ~22.00 due to licencing laws so move down to my local normal pub but as quiet on a Sunday night they've been putting chairs up on tables and ringing all the bells to get customers to go home so they can leave before 11. I appreciate opening hours are discretionary but trying to save a few quid and sack customers off because it's a slow Sunday takes the piss.
    You can add to that 10.00pm closing time on 'slow Mondays' in increasing numbers of pubs and at The Bridge House, you can look forward to 10.00pm 'slow Mondays', 'slow Tuesdays' and 'slow Wednesdays' too.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tris39 View Post
    You can add to that 10.00pm closing time on 'slow Mondays' in increasing numbers of pubs and at The Bridge House, you can look forward to 10.00pm 'slow Mondays', 'slow Tuesdays' and 'slow Wednesdays' too.
    Their facebook page and What Pub say otherwise. According to What Pub it is a Castle (M & B) outlet. Depending on whether it's managed the staff may not have any authorisation for doing this. It would be worth finding out. I once complained about a JDW closing early on a Monday and they took it very seriously.

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    Making the effort to stop at a small station after work and walking out to a country pub run by a major chain (say, hypothetically, something like the Bear at Berkswell) so it is bound to be open, only to find it shut because they are upgrading their kitchen - in a summer month - and "not open until noon tomorrow". Grrrr!

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    Reminds me of the Kings Head in Syresham . We got locked out in the garden at 4 PM when supposedly it is doesn't open till then. Good job the facilities had been inspected on arrival rather than prior to departure.
    Last edited by NickDavies; 08-07-2019 at 19:39.

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