Classic New Pubs? They’re Still Building ‘Em

There’s a lot of doom and gloom regarding the pub industry but, as readers of this blog know, apart from Birmingham City and England cricket, we love a positive vibe. “Breweries don’t build pubs anymore,” I hear you cry…well, try telling that to Joule’s who always do a terrific job and have pulled out all… Continue reading Classic New Pubs? They’re Still Building ‘Em

A Couple Of Classics In Derby & Burton

I know that Martin often feels the weight of expectation when visiting a ‘classic’ boozer as you’re never quite sure you can do it justice. If you visit a pub fairly regularly by blogging standards (i.e. more than twice a year) then you can get a flavour for a boozer so, I’m taking the plunge… Continue reading A Couple Of Classics In Derby & Burton

You Will Always Find Me In The Kitchen At Parties

(Urban Explorers drinking  walking group) I am pretty sure that one of the PUB (Pub Union of Bloggers) has stated that any pub with kitchen in its moniker is usually fairly average. Throw into the equation a chain of Kitchens, so to speak, and pubs such as 149 – Brewhouse And Kitchen (Lichfield) WS13 6PW… Continue reading You Will Always Find Me In The Kitchen At Parties