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The weekend
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inkognitoh From: inkognitoh Date: November 6th, 2006 05:15 pm (UTC) (Link)
BYO Licensing is fairly common in Australia and to some smaller extent in Britain (for example Muslim restaurant owners won't serve you alcohol but are happy for you to bring it with you). Depending on corkage charges, I often prefer BYO's as I can choose a cheap and tasty bottle of plonk rather than suffer the overpriced 'house' bottle.
islandmomma From: islandmomma Date: November 7th, 2006 08:28 pm (UTC) (Link)
Ah, of course. I've been here too long. Now you guys have triggered memories of a drafty, Victorian Oyster Bar in Blackpool. All wood panelling and willow pattern. The only heating from gas fires (or electric, not sure), which didn't have a license. We used to go (in those well-off, hedonistic days) and have oysters and sea food and take our own champagne. Seems like a lifetime ago. I wonder if it is still there?
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