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Wanted: Good Pub Grub Local not too dear

On 12 Aug 2010 at 2:21pm Peter B Ex Friars WalkR wrote:
Hi Folks, Have a date with a charming lady this evening and wondered if you could suggest the best ale house that serves food, should know but never eat in pubs, presume my 'companian' will want too eat. Cheers. PS Heavy night last night, apologies if I was a Cad to anyone (hides under Fedora)
On 12 Aug 2010 at 2:25pm Feline wrote:
The Snowdrop in South Street.
On 12 Aug 2010 at 2:27pm Pedant wrote:
Peter B, if you're taking the 'charming lady' to a pub for dinner I doubt if you'll be going out with her for long.
On 12 Aug 2010 at 2:29pm Peter B Ex Friars WalkR wrote:
Many thanks Feline. Cheers. Will let you all know how it goes. Fingers crossed for me my friends!
On 12 Aug 2010 at 2:30pm Peter B Ex Friars WalkR wrote:
Now now Pendant, didn't want to get too formal too quick could be Glyndebourne this time next year my dear friend, will let you know how it goes. Cheers
On 12 Aug 2010 at 3:00pm Pedant wrote:
Take your point Peter B. Look forward to hearing more and good luck.
On 12 Aug 2010 at 3:05pm Treacle wrote:
The snowdrop is amazing ! x
On 12 Aug 2010 at 3:07pm Peter B Ex Friars WalkR wrote:
Thanks Pendant. Joys of internet dating ay? This is my 3rd and final attempt at it, so damned nervous but hey whats the worst that can happen? Update you after the event!! I may have to have a couple to steady myself at this rate!
On 12 Aug 2010 at 3:10pm Peter B Ex Friars WalkR wrote:
Thanks Treacle, am going to give it a whir,l like the pub, never eaten the food though. Must dash got to get clothes ready, and sort this mess of a flat out ha ha.
On 12 Aug 2010 at 3:12pm Brixtonbelle wrote:
Well don't turn up drunk !

The Lewes Arms grub is very good and well priced. Or try the Pelham Arms. If you want somewhere a little more formal, but still lovely, try the Pelham House Hotel.
On 12 Aug 2010 at 3:20pm Peter B Ex Friars WalkR wrote:
Oh Brixtonells you are a dear, was worried I had been a little risque or inappropiate to you and others, sincere apologies, anyway thanks a mill for advice, will be just fine and dandy and will wait till half hour before she arrives before I dare touch the Old Tom!
On 12 Aug 2010 at 3:22pm Treacle wrote:
Have a lovely time I hope all goes well x
On 12 Aug 2010 at 3:24pm At My Club wrote:
Well old boy, graa whaa sevvy go ya breww haha, walk down heherha champagne whaaa pop should do the trick. I was very.... very drunk
On 12 Aug 2010 at 3:26pm 'ere be monsters wrote:
Come on Brixtonbelle, where do you want him to take you?
On 12 Aug 2010 at 3:38pm Decent Citizen wrote:
Ha! Ha! "ere be monsters. Nice to have a little fun on here after the recent unpleasant events. For good food I use the Snowdrop.It has changed very much.Still lovely olde worlde,but,have been several times lately, and been very impressed with the atmosphere and the food.My second venue is the Swan in Southover.Before anyone suggests I work there etc,I do not.Just giving an honest opinion.
On 12 Aug 2010 at 3:45pm Peter B Ex Friars WalkR wrote:
Well Decent citizen many thanks for advice BUT had a slight incident in the Swan on the last date, so will give it as miss, bad omen and all that. Will keep you posted. PS If I meet any monsters I shall be making a hasty retreat, her profile looks very interesting, oh we shall see.
On 12 Aug 2010 at 3:47pm Decent Citizen wrote:
Good luck.Enjoy your evening wherever you go.
On 12 Aug 2010 at 3:50pm Peter B Ex Friars WalkR wrote:
At My Club, good one, need something to ease my nerves so a laugh is just the tonic old chap. Thanks so much to you all for your advice.
On 12 Aug 2010 at 3:52pm Peter B Ex Friars WalkR wrote:
Treacle you are a sweetie( pun intended ha ha), will let you know how it goes.
On 12 Aug 2010 at 4:31pm Treacle wrote:
*blushes and giggles* I look forward to hearing all about it x
On 12 Aug 2010 at 5:13pm Mark wrote:
If you wanted to go a little further afield you could try the Horns Lodge in South Chailey. The food is good and sensibly priced. Very good ales as well.
On 12 Aug 2010 at 5:14pm Toque wrote:
The South Downs Lamb Hotpot at the Pelham Arms is one of the tastiest things I've ever eaten in Lewes.
On 12 Aug 2010 at 6:20pm Pater B Ex Friars WalkR wrote:
My God where have I been? Never realised the dining establishments were so plentiful in our wonderful region. I am nearer to Firle and rarely eat out although I DO know of all the drinking venues, well my dear friends let the evening begin, one hour until 'lift off' and I am ready to enjoy the evening ahead. Tabac by Miller Harris has saved the day, Vienna's p....d everywhere the beast. Good evening my Lewes friends. Will report all in the morning I assure you. Thank you too, Toque and Mark for your valued recommendations.
On 12 Aug 2010 at 6:25pm Peter B Ex Friars WalkR wrote:
My, I am now a very worried man, just read the profile for my 'date' again, noticed those terrible words 'MODERATE DRINKER', oh well I will keep an open mind, trust she will too. Wish me luck my friends.
On 12 Aug 2010 at 7:28pm Gazeebo wrote:
Dont cr@p on your own doorstep - take her out of Lewes. Take her to try the fine food and Harveys at the Half Moon in Plumpton - it really is good now the new (Dec '09) owners have sorted it out - locally sourced food (they even show food miles on the menu!) is excellent. Taxi's a tenner or get the 166!
On 12 Aug 2010 at 8:55pm Peter B Ex Friars WalkR wrote:
Oh Gazeebo, If only I could have crapped on my own doorstep, it would jave been preferable to the humiliation I have encountered this evening my boy. Will explain all later. Alas I have put your recc in my diary for future 'events' thank you
On 12 Aug 2010 at 9:06pm Peter B Ex Friars WalkR wrote:
Thank you anyway everybody, but alas she was a waterhog and very cruel, so I will accept the introduction I have arranged for Saturday and if that is a failure then no more online dating for this buddy. Take care, is that bore Smith still basking in his new found local fame and glory? The man is a fool, he fools himself, I know I am a foo,l that my friends is the difference. Thank you and till we meet again....
On 12 Aug 2010 at 9:16pm Peter B Ex Friars WalkR wrote:
She asked if I had been drinking? Yes my dear good woman I have and had I known what I was about to encounter I would have drunk a lot more. AFF is very good don't get me wrong but you do not expect to mete Sister Mary on wsuch a site, so alas Snowdrop will have to wait. Are the A rabs taking over Coutts I wonder, bloody RBS. I intend to return to lONDON IF sATURDAY PROVES TO BE ANOTHER DISASTER Good night wonderful kind Lewis Folk
On 13 Aug 2010 at 11:09am Curious wrote:
Peter...Which site is AFF?
Welcome by the way.
On 13 Aug 2010 at 11:46am Peter B Ex Friars WalkR wrote:
Adult Friend Finder, very good but of course can be risky Internet Dating, good luck, have another date Sat, Thai girl, looks a darling, will let you know how it goes. Cheers
On 13 Aug 2010 at 12:32pm Curious. wrote:
Aha...Thanks for that Peter...I am too scared to do online dating.Might give it a go.
On 13 Aug 2010 at 12:35pm Peter B ExFriars WalkR wrote:
Give it a go lad, nothing ventured nothing gained and all that jazz, one life to be lived my boy, had some fun with it I can tell you. Good luck.
On 13 Aug 2010 at 1:04pm Curious wrote:
Your last comment worries me !!
And I am not a lad....
On 13 Aug 2010 at 1:22pm Taff wrote:
Horns Lodge, good ales! Isnt it Greene King?
Save the distance, stop at the Chalk Pit.
On 13 Aug 2010 at 3:51pm 'ere be monsters wrote:
It's a free House Taff
On 13 Aug 2010 at 4:26pm Taff wrote:
Thanks for the update EBM. Still too many of them around though.
On 13 Aug 2010 at 7:27pm king cnut wrote:
Isn't AFF a dogging site?
On 13 Aug 2010 at 7:49pm Peter wrote:
How would you guess such a thing? No idea Cnut, try the RSPCA for clarification. Your name could be rather risky after partaking in a few wouldn't you say?
On 14 Aug 2010 at 10:05am king cnut wrote:
That's why I picked the name. Many forums have swear word filters and I saw this as a Wiki entry. So its legit and slightly naughty!
Any way, I dabbled with internet dating many years ago and AFF is basically one-night stands for sex. Have a look if you don't believe me.
I didn't use it but I can tell you I was successful on another dating site and we are now happily married but beware there some mad women out there!
On 14 Aug 2010 at 10:43am Shining Wit. wrote:
I checked out AFF and I realised it is the same site that a young friend of my son uses.
He says he get a lot of...well,ladies bits.
I saw his page from AFF once,and the ladies he went with left him marks out of 10.
AFF seems a bit...Sleazy.
King,do you fancy sharing the site you had so much luck with?
Congratulations by the way.
On 14 Aug 2010 at 12:57pm Peter B Ex Friars WalkR wrote:
Sleazy to some, fun to others my friend, give it a try before you buy as they say. All the best.
On 14 Aug 2010 at 1:25pm Mike wrote:
Thanks for correcting Taff, EBM. I am the landlord of the Horns Lodge and can confirm that we are a freehouse that in addition to selling Harveys specialises in real ales from microbreweries both local and further afield. we are also listed in the Good Beer Guide. I'll leave it at that or this will begin to sound like an advert!
On 14 Aug 2010 at 2:45pm 'ere be monsters wrote:
Came to your last beer festival, bloody marvellous.

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