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Christopher

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Corkage charges in Belfast
« on: April 16, 2008, 04:28:27 PM »
One of the Forum members attended an eightieth birthday celebration. The "corkage charge" was over the top.

Trip Advisor "Belfast Dining Overview" mentions Cafe Vincent in Botanic Avenue and says that it is worth a look. The food is good and freshly cooked and prices are reasonable, especially given that you can bring your own wine for a modest corkage charge.

Wow!  There's an article about restaurants in Britain on andrewstevenson.com about British restaurants where one place charged 13.50 a bottle corkage and another applied a service charge to the 270 corkage charge.

Do Belfast restaurants charge something similar?

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Re: Corkage charges in Belfast
« Reply #1 on: April 16, 2008, 09:31:12 PM »
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Wow!  There's an article about restaurants in Britain on andrewstevenson.com about British restaurants where one place charged 13.50 a bottle corkage and another applied a service charge to the 270 corkage charge.


Somebody has more money than sense. :idiot2:
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Christopher

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Re: Corkage charges in Belfast
« Reply #2 on: April 16, 2008, 09:46:02 PM »
Right ... Here are the rates for London Party Boats.
How do they compare to Belfast rates ???
Why aren't they all the same ??? Are some bottles more difficult to open ???

Monday to Thursday

Red / white wine - 3.50 per bottle plus VAT*
Sparkling wine - 4.50 per bottle plus VAT*
Champagne - 6.50 per bottle plus VAT*

Friday to Sunday

Red / white wine - 5.00 per bottle plus VAT*
Sparkling wine - 6.00 per bottle plus VAT*
Champagne - 8.50 per bottle plus VAT*

*All prices are based on 75cl bottles
 
A maximum of 24 bottles is allowed to be brought on board our vessels
Success ... a couple of Belfast places O0

Giraffe, 54, Stranmillis Road ... corkage 1.50.
Legends, Lisburn Road ...  corkage 2.00.

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