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Every pub in Britain

Published by John Techno at 3:14am on Wed 30th November 2016. Viewed 5,249 times.

The Snug on Lensfield Road, the one that used to be the Fountain on Regent St, and the Plough in Fen Ditton are all missing.


Published by Wrongfellow at 1:58pm on Wed 30th November 2016.

Rumour has it that there are several more on the north coast of Scotland, too.

Published by John Techno at 5:40pm on Wed 30th November 2016. claims that 37,800 premises were licensed for on-sales of alcohol only in 2013.

The original data at claims to have 24,727 pubs.

To be fair to the University of Waterloo, they're not claiming to have listed all of them.

And what a great comment from Reddit:

The Traveling Drunks' Problem is one part combinatorial optimization and one part keeping your driver's license.

Published by Wrongfellow at 6:30pm on Wed 30th November 2016.

I remember an old Mr Agreeable column in which he realised his life was empty and he needed a project, so he decided to drink one bottle of beer in every pub in Britain. Proceeding to his local he started the journey. 6 hours later he decided to revise his project to drink every bottle of beer in ONE pub in Britain, before passing out in the corner.

Published by Silent Rob at 8:20am on Thu 1st December 2016.

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