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#553910 - 30th Jul 2011 10:10pm Foot rail at bar
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who remembers the footrail at the bar counter in the old pubs and is there any Pub that has still got one.
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#553931 - 30th Jul 2011 11:53pm Re: Foot rail at bar [Re: jimbob]
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they used to be great to stop you falling over for some reason!

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#553935 - 31st Jul 2011 12:18am Re: Foot rail at bar [Re: jimbob]
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Isn't that the feature that actually gave the name "bar" to bars in the 1st place? As in "standing at the bar"?

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#553952 - 31st Jul 2011 3:43am Re: Foot rail at bar [Re: jimbob]
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health and safety lol

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#553956 - 31st Jul 2011 6:13am Re: Foot rail at bar [Re: jimbob]
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"The Clarence" in Albion Street, New Brighton. Foot & Hand rail, polished daily.

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#554151 - 31st Jul 2011 4:56pm Re: Foot rail at bar [Re: jimbob]
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The "Ginny" in New Brighton, brass ones top and bottom!!

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#554193 - 31st Jul 2011 7:06pm Re: Foot rail at bar [Re: jimbob]
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I love the noise that these make when coinage hits em, at least you know you have dropped something

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#554278 - 31st Jul 2011 10:04pm Re: Foot rail at bar [Re: Necronuss]
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Cheshire Cheese in the village.
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#554372 - 1st Aug 2011 8:13am Re: Foot rail at bar [Re: jimbob]
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the bighouse (coach and horses) in moreton has one.

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#554386 - 1st Aug 2011 9:31am Re: Foot rail at bar [Re: jimbob]
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Canarvon Castle Oxton Has

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#554455 - 1st Aug 2011 11:38am Re: Foot rail at bar [Re: PhilyMc]
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I wonder what was the last Pub to have a Spittoon.
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#554631 - 1st Aug 2011 5:32pm Re: Foot rail at bar [Re: bert1]
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...or sawdust on the floor? (as in spit & sawdust!!)?

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#555021 - 2nd Aug 2011 1:35pm Re: Foot rail at bar [Re: jimbob]
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My favourite Pub out of all the ones I've been in was McSawleys in Toronto. It had a sign over the exit saying "Customers are requested to please wipe their feet on the way out." The deck inside was in a mess because they used to throw all the free peanut shells on the foor to keep the bar and tables clear.
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#555135 - 2nd Aug 2011 7:32pm Re: Foot rail at bar [Re: CVCVCV]
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...or sawdust on the floor? (as in spit & sawdust!!)?


Both in Liverpool, The Swan in Wood St about 12 years ago followed by the Ye Olde Crack Rice St about 10 years ago. Both bare boards with a couple of handfulls of sawdust thrown down at lunchtime.
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#555735 - 3rd Aug 2011 8:23pm Re: Foot rail at bar [Re: jimbob]
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Farmers in wallasey village has a bar thing

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