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  • Men and women want different things from a pub
  • Men and women want different things from a pub
    Krists Luhaers (2017) ©

Men and women want different things from a pub

In 2017, most Britons prefer to booze at home – but that doesn’t mean people don’t know what they want from a local. A survey has revealed that food, a beer garden, and bar staff that know the regulars are among the most desirable aspects. That said, men and women want different things.



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