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Dave

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Re: The Sportsman
« Reply #4 on: July 22, 2019, 05:07:48 PM »
a rumour that the Fox is at risk too.

The closure of the Sportsman is sad, but losing the Fox would be a real tragedy.  And it would make little sense - it's a much loved pub which gets amazingly busy at times, although I imagine it can also be a bit quiet on a Tuesday lunchtime......

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« Reply #3 on: July 05, 2019, 06:10:18 PM »
We had a family meal out there just before Christmas. The food was a shadow of its former self. Quite insipid and bland.

I think the place went downhill after the former landlord retired.
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« Reply #2 on: July 04, 2019, 07:01:48 PM »
Sad to see this pub is shut - does anyone know what the plans are for it?

It is very sad - was one of my favourite Friday night wanders for some non-Robbies beer.

A friend and I were there a week or so before it closed. It was very quiet and we were disappointed that the barman was playing videos on his phone very loudly.

Haven't heard any news about it yet except to pick up a rumour that the Fox is at risk too.

Also received a message from a local suggesting that someone "did a runner" owing money to the taxman / VAT man.

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« Reply #1 on: July 04, 2019, 01:56:23 PM »
Sad to see this pub is shut - does anyone know what the plans are for it?