Tuesday 30 July 2002 12.01pm
Hi Biscuit Boy.
Jeepers, do Starbucks
charge 2 quid for a coffee, I don't know, I wouldn't go near the place, much prefer to stick to Monmouth Coffee (proper coffee, not the scalded flavoured milk that you buy at starbucks). Haven't been to an All bar one/slug and lettuce/weatherspoon pub in the last few years either. I would much prefer to go to Simon the tanner, The leather exchange or the other one on Weston street (it's name escapes me).
Do you know where the nearest cash machine to the Scotia bar is, I would think either London Bridge station or the Natwest just south of Tower Bridge. A bit of a pain when it's raining and you only live a hundred yards from the Scotia.
Luckily I have moved now (you'll be pleased as I am further away from the Scotia :-)) and there is a cash machine right over the road from my new flat so I won't get caught out like this again. And guess what, the Anchor on Bankside is now my nearest pub and I agree with everything said in the other thread (but they do accept switch hehehe).
I would have thought that the Scotia would have accepted switch on orders over 10 quid or so, offer to run a tab if you leave your card and then when you go, there's one bill to pay, one transaction fee. They would probably make more money this way as people can keep on drinking and enjoying the good atmostphere and service of the pub without having to duck our the door to get some more cash if the don't want to use the link.
Enjoy your pint.