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A fairly old style Black Country boozer might have the bottom costs in the entire UK as beers, ciders and ales are all beneath £3.
Waggon and Horses in Oldbury, West Midlands stated it needed to ‘give again’ to locals with discount beer whereas many individuals wrestle throughout the price of dwelling disaster.
A pint of Stella will now set you again simply £2.80, whereas Carling, Coors and John Smiths is £2.40 and a pint of Thatcher’s Gold is £2.30. The common price of a pint within the UK is now over £4 for the primary time – at £4.30, in comparison with £2.30 in 2008, over the past recession.
Leaseholder, Matthew Porter stated: “I’ve had this pub for seven years, and it’s a proper locals pub. It deserves to be busy every day.”
He added: “There are multi-million pound companies either side of us who are putting their prices up, and we’re putting ours down to say ‘come and drink with us’.
“In this point in time, it’s important to assume a bit outdoors of the field. We simply checked out how low we might reduce our costs whereas managing to outlive.
“As long as we pack the place out all day, every day, we should be able to pay the bills and people get cheap beer, so it keeps everyone happy. It’s hard for people at the minute, some are struggling and aren’t going to go out and spend £40 on a Friday night anymore.”
He stated: “But if that suddenly turns into more like a £10 night, we’re hoping people will be more inclined to come and have a drink with us. We want to keep traditional pubs going. They are part of communities and are closing all over. I think the younger generations will forget how to socialise.”
“But in order to keep our prices low, we need people to show their support. We are dropping the prices for everyone, but we need them to come in and show their support for the prices to stay low. We just want to give something back.
“The structure inside is phenomenal. There are old style tiled flooring and ceilings and an actual log fireplace. The pub is small, nevertheless it makes up for that with its environment. It’s an awesome little pub and I’ll be again right here much more now the costs are so low.”