public bar


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public bar

n
1. (Commerce) Brit a bar in a public house usually serving drinks at a cheaper price than in the saloon bar. Also called: the public Compare private bar
2. (Brewing) Brit a bar in a public house usually serving drinks at a cheaper price than in the saloon bar. Also called: the public Compare private bar
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Not since with Joe, at Shelly Hot Springs, with the one exception of the wine he took with the Portuguese grocer, had Martin had a drink at a public bar.
30am in the forenoon or so soon thereafter as this application may be taken in its order in the Court list for a Certificate by way of transfer entitling the Applicant to receive a Hotel Licence with Public Bar Licence in respect of premises known as The Tara Towers Hotel and situate at 223/227 Merrion Road, Donnybrook, in the City of Dublin, in the Court area and District aforesaid which licence heretofore licensed in the name of Woodmead Limited.
Walk number seven was the Lickey Hills and it provided the opportunity to round off a five-mile ramble with the dog with a visit to the public bar of the the Victoria, Barnt Green, often in winter, dog and walker soaking wet and covered in mud.
Contract notice: Open procedure for the award in operation of a public bar at the hospital of budrio, province of bologna.
We perched in the small public bar - largely because the rest of the pub was taken up with dining tables - and enjoyed an excellent pint of Mere Blonde, from the local Burscough Brewing Company.
The public bar in the Castle has been selling beers from Conwy Brewery since the brewery opened in 2003.
The report mentioned that further tension was caused by the fact that the team's celebrations were not held in a private area - it was in a public bar - so, while the significant others were told to fend for themselves, the celebrations were hardly exclusive.
But for now the real fire in the public bar is a real winter warmer.
Situated on a 20-acre site on the A68, the three-star Best Western hotel has 48 bedrooms, a public bar and restaurant, conference and banqueting facilities.
Red Button has been assured that this is not now a public bar set up while the bosses' backs are turned divying up ther bonus.
The main public bar, a small room jam-packed with memorabilia and a gas lamp, has played host to thousands of characters and celebrities over the years and grown men were said to be crying in their beer this week when Mr Thomas, a colossus among landlords, announced his retirement.
Originally there were five doors to the pub, each leading to separate and distinct areas such as the lounge, smoke room, public bar etc, some of these doors have been blocked up over the years and the main entrance today is on the corner and leads to a large room with a centrally-situated dark wooden bar with a gleaming brass foot rail around it.

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