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    Quote Originally Posted by johnofgwent View Post
    well, the one Wetherspoons recently ditched round here as as unprofitable (!) reopened last week under new owbers. A pint of real ale from the local big brewer cost me 2.10
    I guess it mainly depends on how much rent the owner of the pub charges. My brother has someone working for him who said (so of course maybe embellished) that a dozen or so years ago, he was being charged 50k a year rent in Gwynedd for his pub. And in wages, business rates, etc etc
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    Quote Originally Posted by johnofgwent View Post
    well, the one Wetherspoons recently ditched round here as as unprofitable (!) reopened last week under new owbers. A pint of real ale from the local big brewer cost me 2.10
    Wasn’t/isn’t the Queens a hotel? If so I guess business rates suck up any profit beer brought in. After all Wetherspoons has a few more pubs in the area — though it is surprising the churn in its pubs, bars and hotels when nationally the total number seems to increase year on year. My local W seems to have most beers at 2.55 and Guinness at 3.15. As far as I remember, The Auld Shillelagh charges 4.50 for a properly poured Guinness...
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    Quote Originally Posted by Patman Post View Post
    Wasn’t/isn’t the Queens a hotel? If so I guess business rates suck up any profit beer brought in. After all Wetherspoons has a few more pubs in the area — though it is surprising the churn in its pubs, bars and hotels when nationally the total number seems to increase year on year. My local W seems to have most beers at 2.55 and Guinness at 3.15. As far as I remember, The Auld Shillelagh charges 4.50 for a properly poured Guinness...
    wrong place

    the queens hotel in bridge street was a Lloyds bar Wetherspoons were looking to dump it but dumped the Tom toya Lewis at thecend of commercial road instead.

    The queens is now offering b and b with proper breakfast cheaper than the shitty Travelodge directly across the road
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