Nottingham's Winter Wonderland will be getting a whole stocking load of new additions this year including a 30-metre long toboggan slide, Bar Iberico pop-up kitchen and all-glass chalet bar. Perched on top of the returning double-deck Sur la Piste ski lodge, it's not just Altitude's panoramic views that are sky-high according to some of our readers... the prices are too. Starting from £1.50 for a water, tonic or ginger beer, drinks prices climb to £2.50 for a hot Vimto, £5 for a mulled wine or cider and between £5-£6 for a pint of beer. A double spirit and mixer will set you back £6-£6.50, while a cocktail is £8 a pop and red, white and rose wine will be sold at £18 a bottle. But it was the price of the sharing bottles of spirits - £125 for a 70cl bottle plus mixers - which ruffled feathers the most, some branding them "London prices" and encouraging revellers to head to 'Spoons. A full list of drink prices can be found here. … [Read more...] about Winter Wonderland organisers respond to drinks prices backlash
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Wetherspoons has warned that prices are likely to jump in coming months. Bargain pub chain JD Wetherspoon reported a pre-tax profit increase of 4.3% totalling £107.2m in the year ending July 29. But the company's boss Tim Martin has warned that food and drink prices "may have to go up a bit" as taxes, labour and interest costs are expected to be higher than last year. Wetherspoons, which owns and operates more than 900 pubs in Britain and Ireland, has built its success on the cheap prices on its drinks and food menus. But company founder and chairman Tim Martin told the BBC the business's growth slowed over the summer months. "Growth cooled off over the hot summer - full year sales growth came in at 5% on a like-for-like basis, slower than the 5.2% registered in the nine months to the start of July," he said. "There was clearly an impact from the hot weather as Wetherspoons pubs tend to lack the outdoor spaces customers seek when it's sunny." JD Wetherspoon Plc reported … [Read more...] about Wetherspoons boss warns of food and drink price rise
It's many people's go to whether they're after a budget bevvy or some cheap pub grub and if you're a regular at Wetherspoon, you'll soon see its prices get even cheaper. And that's because the famous pub chain is about to discount its menu for one day only. According to Wales Online, every Wetherspoon pub in Wales, England and Northern Ireland, will be cutting the price of all food and drink in support of Tax Equality Day on Thursday, September 13 . Currently, all food and drink sold in pubs is subject to 20 per cent VAT, whereas most food items purchased in supermarkets are exempt from the tax. Question -1 of 13 Score -0 of 0 Which Wetherspoons pub is this? The Quayside The Tilley Stone The High Main Next question Thanks for taking part in this quiz You scored Replay quiz He commented: "“A reduction in the level of VAT on a long-term basis will create a level playing field and generate growth and jobs in an important and vital industry – especially in … [Read more...] about Wetherspoon to cut its food and drink prices…for one day only!
Prices at Wetherspoons' pubs will be reduced by 7.5% for one day only. Every Wetherspoons pub in Wales, as well as those in England and Northern Ireland, will be cutting the price of all food and drink in support of Tax Equality Day on Thursday, September 13 . So, on this day only, for example, the total price of a meal and drinks for an individual normally costing £10 will be reduced to £9.25. You can enjoy the saving in Wetherspoons across the country, including the likes of The Gatekeeper in Cardiff 's Westgate Street and The Bank Statement in Swansea 's Wind Street. Manager of The Bank Statement, Paul Morris, said: "We are proud to support the campaign to reduce the level of VAT within the pub industry. "Customers coming to the pubs on Thursday, September 13, will find the price of their food and drink is lower than normal. "We are keen to highlight the amount customers could save if VAT in pubs was lowered permanently. "A reduction in the level of VAT on a long term … [Read more...] about Wetherspoons is cutting food and drink prices by 7.5 per cent for just one day
J D WETHERSPOON has announced it will be cutting food and drink prices by 7.5% for one day. By Christine Younan / Published 2nd August 2018 GETTY PUB: Wetherspoons is slashing food and drink prices by one day Popular pub chain J D Wetherspoon is slashing prices in England, Wales and Northern Ireland on September 13.It comes as part of a campaign to lower the tax burden on pubs known as “Tax Equality Day”.This 7.5% discount will apply to food and drink items. GETTY WETHERSPOONS: This 7.5% discount will apply to food and drinks Scotland has different licensing rules, which means the discount only applies to food and soft drinks.Tax Equality Day is aims to highlight the benefit of a VAT reduction in the hospitality industry.Food and drink in pubs currently have 20% VAT, whereas items in supermarkets will not. How to save money on your food shopping bill Take a look through these tips on how to cut back on your food shopping bill and save money. 1 / 16 … [Read more...] about Wetherspoons SLASHES food and drink prices for one day – for interesting reason