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An orderly queue

At the University Arms, people form a linear, post office-style queue at the bar, rather than just nudging in where there’s a space and waiting for their turn. I don’t know whether this is down to the physical layout of the pub or the cerebral nature of the clientele. But it’s the only pub I … Continue reading

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A week in pubs: w/c 8 August 2011

Pub visits this week 4 Locations Sheffield, Grimsby A couple we’ve recently made friends with have just moved to Sheffield. They like pubs. Pretty good choice, then. And they’ve got themselves a place in Crookes. I think that’ll be a night at the Princess Royal then. So on Wednesday a little group of us get … Continue reading

Two weeks in pubs: 27 June–10 July 2011

Pub visits this fortnight 8 Location Sheffield Two weeks in pubs this time, readers. Life gets in the way of blogging, but we catch up in the end. We begin two Wednesdays ago, on 29 June. We begin with lunch at the University Arms. Here and there I’ve set foot in posher pubs than the … Continue reading

A week in pubs: w/c 20 June 2011

Pub visits this week 4 Location Sheffield An odd week in pubs, this one. Other than Wednesday lunchtime at the Interval cafe bar, it’s all compressed into one day. I’ve been to Manchester but I didn’t get to the pub. I’ve discovered a new place in Sheffield. It’s a bit different to the usual sorts … Continue reading