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Matthew Eley

Matthew Eley

Matthew Eley

Matt Eley is the Inapub editor. Follow him on Twitter @mattheweley

8.10.2015 Blogs

"The benefit of having two busy managed pubs is that an area that had not had any nightlife for years is now developing into a place to go out."

Blogs
29.9.2015 Matt Eley

"Whacking on the 4pm game with the sound barely audible on a battered screen is the equivalent of having one dodgy lager and a packet of crisps on offer."

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19.8.2015 Blogs

'Excuse me pal. You should be serving me now. I was next,' I said bravely, to the young barman and fifty-plus man who had nipped in before me.

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1.7.2015 Matt Eley

"I was staggered to discover that the average beer tap accounts for around £1,500 of waste every year. That means that if you have 10 taps you are looking at £15,000."

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15.6.2015 Matt Eley

"There is a lot to learn from America but our visit also confirms that we do some things better than the rest of the world anyway."

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3.6.2015 Matt Eley

"The vibe was more relaxed, which is how it should be when you have a load of people in a room who feel most at home in the pub."

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28.5.2015 Matt Eley

"I'd ditched my own kids with relatives and was looking forward to a meal that didn't involve crayons and picking chips off the floor."

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15.4.2015 Matt Eley

"Admittedly the singing and nudity can get a little out of hand but generally they are a friendly bunch."

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27.3.2015 Matt Eley

"People (note not consumers) go to the pub (note not wet or dry-led on-trade outlet) to see friends, catch-up and have a chat about what is going on in their lives. That is called socialising and will forever be the primary reason for going out."

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24.2.2015 Matt Eley

"The beer itself is a member of the backing group or the supporting cast, it is rare that it is the Oscar winner or the lead singer. It is why mainstream brands remain popular."

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