public house

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public house

1. Brit the formal name for pub
2. US and Canadian an inn, tavern, or small hotel

inn

1. A place which provides eating and drinking, but no lodging, for the public; a tavern.
2. A hotel.
3. A student hostel or residence.
4. A hospice.
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When people are sick of the current theme pubs, leisure bosses will look back at a time before such bars and adapt accordingly.
The five categories are: Best Family Pub and Bar, Best Theme Pub and Bar, Best Food Pub and Bar, Best Traditional Community Pub and Bar, and Best Hotel Bar.
A TEENAGER was injured when part of a ceiling collapsed onto the dance floor at one of Cardiff's biggest theme pubs.
Irish theme pubs have sprung up all over the country.
And licensees from pubs on the edge of West Midland towns joined the lobby, saying they were being hit by theme pubs owned by large chains.
There are a couple of theme pubs at Celtic Park - I'm talking about the bars directly outside the away end.
Theme pubs and chains like All Bar One are popular haunts, with lager the favoured drink.
Irish theme pubs are slowly dwindling in attraction and there's a real hankering after the traditional local.
The firm also sells through its offshoot, Highland Pub Company,which has opened 23 Scottish theme pubs in Europe and South Africa.
IRISH theme pubs are in crisis - because of a shortage of genuine bric-a-brac to decorate them.