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New Pub - Vintage Claret

Postby Claretforever » Sat Jul 20, 2019 7:47 am

It looks like a new pub will be opening before the season. The old UDA building was a bit of an eyesore so it looks a huge improvement on Yorkshire Street.
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Re: New Pub - Vintage Claret

Postby bobinho » Sat Jul 20, 2019 7:54 am

Looks great. Let’s hope it’s jam packed full of great pictures from our past.

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Re: New Pub - Vintage Claret

Postby Goobs » Sat Jul 20, 2019 8:08 am

Hope it works out as it looks very nice but you have to wonder about the placement of such a bar and how it will do when there is no home match.

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Re: New Pub - Vintage Claret

Postby Claretforever » Sat Jul 20, 2019 8:12 am

With the Park View/new name opening by Christmas it does give people an option to have a night out it reasonably recent refurbished pubs around the Culvert area, rather than venturing into town.

Prinny, Turf, Vintage, Miners, Brickies, View.

I’m not including the Oxford in that. :)

I hope locals support them.
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Re: New Pub - Vintage Claret

Postby Vintage Claret » Sat Jul 20, 2019 8:14 am

Well, now I know how proud Sean Dyche feels having a Burnley pub named after him ;-)
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Re: New Pub - Vintage Claret

Postby Steve1956 » Sat Jul 20, 2019 8:35 am

I hope it's a micro pub selling proper ale and not that Budweiser shite.
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Re: New Pub - Vintage Claret

Postby Spike » Sat Jul 20, 2019 10:21 am

Did it used to be Ladbrokes?

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Re: New Pub - Vintage Claret

Postby Lord Beamish » Sat Jul 20, 2019 10:25 am

Spike wrote:Did it used to be Ladbrokes?

No; that was across Plumbe St.

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Re: New Pub - Vintage Claret

Postby bfccrazy » Sat Jul 20, 2019 10:26 am

Spike wrote:Did it used to be Ladbrokes?


It’s the washing machine shop across the road (the aroyal Dyche side) from the old Ladbrokes. Next door to Miners as such on the corner.
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Re: New Pub - Vintage Claret

Postby Spike » Sat Jul 20, 2019 10:37 am

Thanks

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Re: New Pub - Vintage Claret

Postby jrgbfc » Sat Jul 20, 2019 10:48 am

Surely they aren't going for the upmarket/trendy bar vibe are they? Looks a bit that way going off the pictures, if they are I can't see it working in that area of the town.

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Re: New Pub - Vintage Claret

Postby Blackrod » Sat Jul 20, 2019 10:50 am

I hope it sells a nice fizzy lager and cocktails with umbrellas. None of the real ale shite.
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Re: New Pub - Vintage Claret

Postby Blackrod » Sat Jul 20, 2019 10:53 am

The interior doesn’t look like it belongs to the exterior. Vintage staircase and decor with track suits on a match day. Could work.

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Re: New Pub - Vintage Claret

Postby jrgbfc » Sat Jul 20, 2019 11:07 am

On the plus side with two new pubs hopefully opening there's the basis of a good pub crawl there now after a game starting at Park View and working your way down to the Prinny. Going for a beer in the town centre is incredibly depressing these days.

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Re: New Pub - Vintage Claret

Postby Dyched » Sat Jul 20, 2019 11:38 am

Blackrod wrote:I hope it sells a nice fizzy lager and cocktails with umbrellas. None of the real ale shite.


With you here Blackrod.

I love a creme de menthe, lime, soda, ginger and pomegranate seed cocktail before heading on the match.

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Re: New Pub - Vintage Claret

Postby claretblue » Sat Jul 20, 2019 11:43 am

Vintage Claret wrote:Well, now I know how proud Sean Dyche feels having a Burnley pub named after him ;-)


Proudsville!!

congratulations VC!

:D
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Re: New Pub - Vintage Claret

Postby Rodneyyouplonker » Sat Jul 20, 2019 11:44 am

Just hope they sell my baileys and cherryade.

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Re: New Pub - Vintage Claret

Postby gandhisflipflop » Sat Jul 20, 2019 11:44 am

Been inside it a month or so ago, obviously it was still being constructed but the lay out looks decent I just hope the prices will be because if they're not then fans will just go to the usual pubs which are a plenty.

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Re: New Pub - Vintage Claret

Postby Juan Tanamera » Sat Jul 20, 2019 12:04 pm

You can't beat a decent glass of water on the rocks.
With an umbrella.

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Re: New Pub - Vintage Claret

Postby Quickenthetempo » Sat Jul 20, 2019 12:08 pm

gandhisflipflop wrote:Been inside it a month or so ago, obviously it was still being constructed but the lay out looks decent I just hope the prices will be because if they're not then fans will just go to the usual pubs which are a plenty.

People would rather pay for quality these days.

And to open new premises in these times, you need plenty of quality.

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Re: New Pub - Vintage Claret

Postby wilks_bfc » Sat Jul 20, 2019 12:12 pm

Got to sell decent ale and be “kid friendly” otherwise we will stick with the fan zone on the rare occasions we have a prematch drink

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Re: New Pub - Vintage Claret

Postby gandhisflipflop » Sat Jul 20, 2019 12:16 pm

Quickenthetempo wrote:People would rather pay for quality these days.

And to open new premises in these times, you need plenty of quality.



Fair comment, most of the time it's about who runs it. They can keep the idiots out and still charge a fair price. On the other hand I would rather pay 3 quid for a decent pint than 2.50 for a **** one.

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Re: New Pub - Vintage Claret

Postby Claretforever » Sat Jul 20, 2019 12:35 pm

I’d rather pay slightly more for a better pint and environment than be stuck to the floor in a pub full of idiots.
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Re: New Pub - Vintage Claret

Postby THEWELLERNUT70 » Sat Jul 20, 2019 12:37 pm

Good effort imo

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Re: New Pub - Vintage Claret

Postby Quickenthetempo » Sat Jul 20, 2019 12:41 pm

Claretforever wrote:I’d rather pay slightly more for a better pint and environment than be stuck to the floor in a pub full of idiots.

I think you're describing Harry's bar/Cross Keys from the mid 90s.

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Re: New Pub - Vintage Claret

Postby South West Claret. » Sat Jul 20, 2019 1:26 pm

Does anyone know who the proprietor is putting up the money?

The Club perhaps?

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Re: New Pub - Vintage Claret

Postby Claretforever » Sat Jul 20, 2019 2:00 pm

Quickenthetempo wrote:I think you're describing Harry's bar/Cross Keys from the mid 90s.


I could be, ha. Even The Turf Hotel was like that until they did it up a couple of years ago, and the Park View the same, and those pubs did/do get some idiots in. If an extra £0.20 to £0.50 per pint helps put the riff raff off then that’s got to be a good thing. I’d happily pay more for that.

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Re: New Pub - Vintage Claret

Postby FactualFrank » Sat Jul 20, 2019 2:27 pm

Steve1956 wrote:I hope it's a micro pub selling proper ale and not that Budweiser shite.


Even better... might sell both.

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Re: New Pub - Vintage Claret

Postby Garnerssoap » Sat Jul 20, 2019 3:12 pm

Budweiser budvar is actually pretty good
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Re: New Pub - Vintage Claret

Postby bfcjg » Sat Jul 20, 2019 3:20 pm

Had a look at it earlier and it improves the area no end. I hope it is a success and as others have mentioned it is correctly priced and forms part of the pre and post match regime. I think it is the midweek trade that is difficult in this area.

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Re: New Pub - Vintage Claret

Postby Aclaret » Sat Jul 20, 2019 5:28 pm

Will I get my pre match 5 pints of Fosters top in there, if not I'll stick to the Oxford thanks. ;)

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Re: New Pub - Vintage Claret

Postby Burnley1989 » Sat Jul 20, 2019 5:38 pm

South West Claret. wrote:Does anyone know who the proprietor is putting up the money?

The Club perhaps?


Tex Grogan and a partner.... if anyone knows how to run a pub it’s tex! He had turf and prinny
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Re: New Pub - Vintage Claret

Postby The Enclosure » Sat Jul 20, 2019 5:47 pm

5 Pubs and 2 clubs within a 100 metres of each other is not going to work except perhaps on a match day.

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Re: New Pub - Vintage Claret

Postby Burnley1989 » Sat Jul 20, 2019 6:07 pm

The Enclosure wrote:5 Pubs and 2 clubs within a 100 metres of each other is not going to work except perhaps on a match day.


I think it can as there’s nowhere else in Burnley to become a pub crawl. My local shut recently and there was 40 comments from people bemoaning the fact it had shut and was sad times, yet none of them came in the pub? I’ll always use my locals because I don’t drink in my house but each to their own

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Re: New Pub - Vintage Claret

Postby elwaclaret » Sat Jul 20, 2019 7:11 pm

The Enclosure wrote:5 Pubs and 2 clubs within a 100 metres of each other is not going to work except perhaps on a match day.


Maybe not but Tex as previously mentioned is not a ‘newby’ He has a portfolio of pubs around Burnley and Padiham. It’s when he’s built them back up and flogs them they tend to go belly up.

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Re: New Pub - Vintage Claret

Postby Vino blanco » Sat Jul 20, 2019 7:13 pm

Good lad is Tex and he certainly knows how to run a pub.

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Re: New Pub - Vintage Claret

Postby ZizkovClaret » Sat Jul 20, 2019 7:16 pm

Garnerssoap wrote:Budweiser budvar is actually pretty good


Correct

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Re: New Pub - Vintage Claret

Postby Burnley1989 » Sat Jul 20, 2019 7:16 pm

Vino blanco wrote:Good lad is Tex and he certainly knows how to run a pub.


Top bloke as is Mandy. You certainly would mess about in his pubs

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Re: New Pub - Vintage Claret

Postby basil6345789 » Sat Jul 20, 2019 11:01 pm

South West Claret. wrote:Does anyone know who the proprietor is putting up the money?

The Club perhaps?

Yes, I know.

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Re: New Pub - Vintage Claret

Postby basil6345789 » Sat Jul 20, 2019 11:02 pm

Opposite corner to old Footballers.

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Re: New Pub - Vintage Claret

Postby Leisure » Wed Jul 24, 2019 6:23 pm

Spoke to Tex last night at Fleetwood and he's hoping to have it open for the Southampton game.

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Re: New Pub - Vintage Claret

Postby Local cricketer » Wed Jul 24, 2019 6:30 pm

Leisure wrote:Spoke to Tex last night at Fleetwood and he's hoping to have it open for the Southampton game.



Will you be visiting with it not been a spoons? ;)

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Re: New Pub - Vintage Claret

Postby Pimlico_Claret » Wed Jul 24, 2019 6:41 pm

Garnerssoap wrote:Budweiser budvar is actually pretty good

Unfortunately the Budweiser name is generally associated with the **** water lager from America rather than the original, and excellent, Czech version.

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Re: New Pub - Vintage Claret

Postby tim_noone » Wed Jul 24, 2019 6:42 pm

Burnley1989 wrote:Tex Grogan and a partner.... if anyone knows how to run a pub it’s tex! He had turf and prinny

:lol: :lol: :lol:

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Re: New Pub - Vintage Claret

Postby tim_noone » Wed Jul 24, 2019 6:44 pm

elwaclaret wrote:Maybe not but Tex as previously mentioned is not a ‘newby’ He has a portfolio of pubs around Burnley and Padiham. It’s when he’s built them back up and flogs them they tend to go belly up.

You mean like the prinny royal/Dyche

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Re: New Pub - Vintage Claret

Postby Leisure » Wed Jul 24, 2019 8:04 pm

Local cricketer wrote:Will you be visiting with it not been a spoons? ;)


Of course. Only tend to frequent 'spoons on away trips. When they can accommodate numbers, offer great range of beers at cheap prices (on our stop in London last year on our way to West Ham the dearest real ale was £2.15 with the cheapest being £1.89), allow kids in, cheap food, never any agro etc etc.
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Re: New Pub - Vintage Claret

Postby elwaclaret » Wed Jul 24, 2019 8:15 pm

tim_noone wrote:You mean like the prinny royal/Dyche


The wine bar opposite the court don’t know the name and George IV in Padiham are/were both his too I’m pretty sure. Don’t know him through pubs, just that he has /had quite a few others besides those mentioned.

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Postby tim_noone » Wed Jul 24, 2019 8:26 pm

elwaclaret wrote:The wine bar opposite the court don’t know the name and George IV in Padiham are/were both his too I’m pretty sure. Don’t know him through pubs, just that he has /had quite a few others besides those mentioned.

Aye...recall a really nice couple from Down south running the Prinny 2008 ...ish did a lot of fundraising for Charities etc.Built up a good customer Base.... Kicked em out Christmas week with minimum of notice. Nice lad...ok

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Re: New Pub - Vintage Claret

Postby Garnerssoap » Wed Jul 24, 2019 8:33 pm

Pimlico_Claret wrote:Unfortunately the Budweiser name is generally associated with the **** water lager from America rather than the original, and excellent, Czech version.


The yanks actually tried to sue them for infringing copyright. The yanks lost when it was pointed out the Czechs kind of had the name first and that they kind of invented pilsner.
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Re: New Pub - Vintage Claret

Postby bobinho » Wed Jul 24, 2019 8:38 pm

Steve1956 wrote:I hope it's a micro pub selling proper ale and not that Budweiser shite.


No probs with that, as long as there are a couple of taps of Carling for the `non beer snobs` so us `normal` folk can have a pint. ;)


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