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November 4, 2014, 9:47am
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Many of you may know the Mariners Trust run the bars at BP, but you might not know about the excellent away bar for visiting supporters. Sharon and her team do an incredible job and the bar gets lots of positive comments from away fans. If you haven't seen it, there are a few pics up here: http://toogoodtogodown.wordpre.....-from-visiting-fans/
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Impressive! well done to all concerned these small changes show great initiative, all we need now is to replace the burger vans with what we are famous for Fish and Chips vans
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November 4, 2014, 10:53am
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I'm prepared to supply fish at a cost only basis but I'm sure JF has his own contacts in the fish world!!!
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i think something similar to M&S' fish and chip pie might work well if someone local could make our own version.

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Well done the Trust and all involved.

Re: Fish and Chips, it's been mentioned many times, someone at the club please get it done! And the ale thing! Imagine if we got a reputation for great food, and ale at the ground. It'd get a lot more of us in pre-match or eating at half time, and will convince away fans hopefully too, I'm sure a few have earmarked Kiddy for the pies for example...
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The problem is we do not get enough away fans to really make any money (I should imagine): looks good though and well done all involved.

Real Ale in the Trust Bars would be great, but the wastage would be problematic. Only opening once a fortnight, any unsold beer from an opened barrel would have to be thrown away. Keg stuff stays drinkable for ever (nearly).

Fish and Chips: same as above really, huge waste potential if unsold/game cancelled. I can see why the club has resisted the call to put the idea in plaice (see what I did there?).


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We'll definitely have to stop telling away supporters what we "marinate" their fish in if we want to encourage them to purchase our food.


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MDT you echo my thoughts exactly regards to the away bar (and I would say very similar to the pontoon).

I find it hard to believe that either bar would go through a firkin of real ale every game. In fact I would say they wouldn't between them. Why not use the plastic bottle option. Yes I know quantity isn't as good, but, it serves a purpose. Speed of service is therefore increased as well as wastage through poor pouring and line cleaning. Stock control vastly made easier. Yes a % of the fans would be annoyed, but, being serious, would that many feel that annoyed if they had to have a bottle of speckled hen instead of draught!?!?


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I'm prepared to supply fish at a cost only basis but I'm sure JF has his own contacts in the fish world!!!


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Couldn't see any actual comments following the links but if this is the same bar under the corner (Scotties?)that was slated last season by some visiting fans then well done.


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