GUESS THE PUB

Live blogging from…you guess.

Well, the seaside.

Nice pub, out on a limb.

One beer, served in a John Smiths Smooth glass. The true way.

The landlord is from Queensbury, near the Dolphin. He serves a good pint.

His wife makes a great fish and chips.

And I guess a soundtrack of ELO and Michael Jackson is his fault too.

Talking of punk music, Mike Oldfield has a connection with this pub.

And it’s not the Ommadawn Arms.

22 thoughts on “GUESS THE PUB

    1. I reckon it’s a red herring; the beermats are from the Hadrian Border Brewery, which puts it somewhere in the North East. It’s the Mike Oldfield connection that’s doing my head in.

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    1. My “Guess the Pub” attempt was greeted with the silence that usually means I have f****d when blowing my nose.
      The only thing I know about Mike Oldfield is that Tubular Bells was recorded at Richard Branson’s Manor Studio. This was the only pub I could find with this name within a reasonable delivery distance for Hadrian Borders beer mats and with a view of the sea. I’m quite relieved to be wrong, because that half of Doom Bar must be getting pretty old by now.

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      1. Doom Bar improves with age, just like yourself, Will.

        Sorry for absence of my usual care and attention to your always valuable replies, due to Scottish Internet!

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  1. I’m sticking my neck out here. Nothing to do with guessing the pub, as I haven’t a clue, but with regards to the glasses I’d (almost) prefer one of those hideous Adnam’s glasses, than a John Smiths Smooth (only one step removed from Doom Bar), glass.

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