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Best Pub in Stafford?

Discussion in 'Stafford Chat' started by Alan B'Stard, Jun 1, 2007.

  1. gota quid

    gota quid sir dog of doggington

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    yes i remember the crazy triple monday nights. responsable for many a shameful night and waking up next to fat lasses
     
  2. Mudgie

    Mudgie Well-Known Forumite

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    Yes, but the Spittal Brook's not the same since Pete Turner left.
    He was treated terribly by Punch.
     
  3. Mudgie

    Mudgie Well-Known Forumite

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    It was originally opened as a restaurant named Waltons by Ron Roestenburg who soon realised that there was more money to be made from turning rural wet led pubs into food orientated pubs.
     
  4. Mudgie

    Mudgie Well-Known Forumite

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    I think the doors of the Greyhound are sometimes locked around the end of visiting time across the road.
     
  5. The Hawk

    The Hawk Well-Known Forumite

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    13 years ago, when the post you replied to was made, the Greyhound used to keep the County Road door locked much of the time, with access restricted to the Sash Street door only. In recent years both doors have remained open during opening hours. It should also be remembered that they don't open at lunchtime in the early part of the week (or at any other time at the moment).

    But, in all the years I've been going in there, I can't ever recall the doors being closed because of 'visiting time across the road'.
     
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  6. Zylo

    Zylo Well-Known Forumite

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    I didn't even know these forums was over 13 years old..

    More to the point how did you find this thread & why?? oh well haha i think things have changed a bit.

    Doesn't the website have automatic clearing system on old topics?? doesn't have to worry about any storage stuff etc? guess not!
     
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  7. Mudgie

    Mudgie Well-Known Forumite

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    Zylo,
    A reply after thirteen years isn't necessarily any less relevant than one after thirteen days.
     
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  8. Glam

    Glam Mad Cat Woman

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    Maybe not, but when the thread hasn't been touched for so long, do you not think there's a reason for that?
    Talk about raising the dead!
     
  9. Mudgie

    Mudgie Well-Known Forumite

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    A thread might not have been touched for so long because too many people have overlooked it.
    Now can we please get back to the subject of the best pub in Stafford ?
    I suggest the Railway.
     
  10. Studio Tan

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    That’s an aspect of being drunk isn’t it - losing all concept of time ?
    Does Dennis Westcott still run The Greyhound (urrrp ! What year is it mate ?)
     
  11. Trumpet

    Trumpet Well-Known Forumite

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    Railway a decent little boozer. Always used to reckon on The Coach on Millbank when Jed kept it. Went downhill rapidly when he retired.
     
  12. Mudgie

    Mudgie Well-Known Forumite

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    I think I mentioned that I used the Coach and Horses most when Ray till kept it.
    It's not a bad pub now though, a decent pint of Wadworths 6X for £2, a beer garden and friendlier than the Picture House across the river.
     
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    Let me guess - last time you were in the Coach was, let’s say, errrr 2006?
     
  14. Mudgie

    Mudgie Well-Known Forumite

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    No, I've used the Coach and Horses three times this year, most recently on Thursday 20th February
     
  15. tek-monkey

    tek-monkey wanna see my snake?

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    I try and avoid the place now, but visited a lot back then as my auntie (Pat) was married to Rob. In fact I've watched more fights outside while sat in the Nepalese opposite than had actual visits in the last decade!
     
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  16. Mudgie

    Mudgie Well-Known Forumite

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    The nearest to a fight I've seen in the Coach and Horses was a seriously heated political discussion during the miner's strike.
    Since then I've taken beer across the road to have with a meal in Nishads.
    For Nepalese food now it has to be the Morris Man.
     
  17. tek-monkey

    tek-monkey wanna see my snake?

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    I think the first 3 times I visited Ayo Gorkhali with hooperman we saw a fight spill out from the coach!
     
  18. Zylo

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    Well times change from 13 years ago, and you've bumped a old thread people may not noticed and see pubs that don't even exist and think, oooh i'll try there then!

    You've obviously searched the forums for this topic, instead of making one yourself which would of been much better, but as you've got a attitude i'll leave you to it.

    P.S coach n horses a good pub? All I heard was there was a load of drugs in there, I guess they was wrong/making up rubbish.
     
  19. Gramaisc

    Gramaisc Forum O. G.

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    Apart from once, during a Join The Dots tour doing all of the pubs in the 30 limit, some time about 1982ish, I've only ever used the Coach back when it held @Keemanan 123 go's "proxy licence".
     
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  20. Mudgie

    Mudgie Well-Known Forumite

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    Zylo,
    But why make a new topic when there's already a perfectly good one already here ?
    And what do you mean by "you've got a attitude"?
     

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