A pint in your local?


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How much is it for a pint of lager/beer/ale in your local? When I went back to Newcastle over the weekend it was much cheaper (paid £2.20 for a pint of Spitfire) :nod:

Our local pub in Manchester is about £2.60 for something like Fosters :p , maybe £2.80 for a Stella :thumb:

I'm especially keen on hearing how much it is in London, because I've heard some silly prices quoted before :eek:
 

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Draught Guinness:

Cutty Sark pub: £3.10
Other local pubs: £2.90

Spitfire is around £2.75 locally (SE London)

They're probably both cheaper in Wetherspoons but I hold the dubious distinction of never having entered a Wetherspoons pub... :D
 
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Try a Gold Label in draught Guinness it's wonderful,has to be really cold though.
 

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Frodo said:
Try a Gold Label in draught Guinness it's wonderful,has to be really cold though.
Sounds like a plan :)

Mind you, a few of those and I suspect one might gain the horizontal position quite quickly ;)
 

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pint of fosters at uni is £2.20, down the local wetherspoons its £2.29 the rileys just up the road from it is £2.75!
 

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There is a restaurant/bar on the Cleveland Way in North Yorkshire which sells John Smith's Smooth for £1.00 per pint ( yes ! that's £1.00 per pint). :eek:

The lager is £2.00 per pint. As you can imagine it's a very popular spot for hikers and many start and end their walks there including me. I don't know how he does it for the price but I suspect it's a loss leader. The food is half decent too. The place is always busy so the ploy obviously works.

Anyone for walking?
 
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I cringe at teh sound of prices in pubs and clubs. It really annoys me

Most clubs last time i heard buy premium beers like budweiser in bulk for about 70p - 90p per bottle and then sell it on for £3.30 around here. Its outrageous!

I know your talking about draght, but surely that is cheaper again because there is only liquid cost and no recycling needed on packaging

Im glad I dont really drink now.

Had a Kingfisher and a brandy with my curry on thursday night. First drink in over 6months!
 
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To give a comparison, i'm from Edinburgh and my local is a Sam Smith's pub, so it's £1.64 for a pint. When i was in a city centre bar recently i got a pint of Peroni and it cost me £5.20!! Needless to say I left the pub fairly soon after!!
 

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When I went to see a band at Kokos in Camden recently they were charging £3.40 for one 440ml can of Guinness :eek:

Needless to say I didn't drink many in there.....
 
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Yeah, it was really busy and couldn't hear what she said (to be fair i wasn't really listening) and just handed over a tenner. Got the change back and was like "what the......" I asked how much it was, and when they told me i finished it then left. Should have taken something with me to compensate me in hindsight!! lol.
 
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Did you notice if they had a price list on the wall by the bar?

If they did not a lot you could have done, if the didn't you could have point blank refused and told them no thankyou. However out of courtesy I would have thought if they were good staff and your not being a regular they would have noticed that and told you the price as you ordered it!

Maybe they aint good staff!!
 

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bodhi said:
When i was in a city centre bar recently i got a pint of Peroni and it cost me £5.20!! Needless to say I left the pub fairly soon after!!
Over a fiver :eek: That's crazy! That's the sort of price I've heard people talk about before, but I've never seen that price myself yet.

Peroni is very nice though :D
 
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Can not remember the last pub i bought a drink in, but was probably in Somerset at Christmas.

A local pub does a pint of larger at 99p & pint of bitter at £1.30p until 4pm.
 

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Ian Cunningham said:
Very tasty one too!

I should hope so, for that price. :p I'd rather have five pints of John Smith's Smooth. ;)
 
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Our CO-OP has 12 bottles for £9:99 just now it is very nice lager.
 
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Yeah, makes you realise the mark up these pubs make on beers now!!

And I don't think there are many good bar staff in these posh bars. They're all too concerned with looking cool and pretending that pouring drinks is a career. One thing that really gets me is when they simply can't remember who was next at the bar, it's part of your job people!! lol. Rant over.
 
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Why is beer so much more expensive, per gallon, than petrol?
Does it come out of a deeper strata within the earth than oil?
I get the feeling that you drinkers are being ripped off.
Historian
 

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