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Xmas and New Year is fast approaching, but there’s still time to sort out your “holiday” offers… including great party nights, and advice on running responsible drinks promotions…

How To Run Responsible Drinks Promotions
Pub Party Nights

This Month’s Seasonal Food Ideas

Plus helpful videos… how to fillet a whole haddock and how to pluck a partridge the easy way which might come in handy if you fancy this month’s game or fish recipes… and keep on trend with vegan celeriac soup and vegetarian chestnut “meatballs” recipes

Chestnut & Lentil Meatballs Recipe
Partridge & Cranberry Sausage Rolls
Vegan Celeriac, Potato & Leek Soup
Haddock, Beetroot & Leek Bake

So you want to run your own pub or micropub? Then read on…

With the benefit of Publican Sam’s 35+ years of hands-on experience in running pubs in the UK, the site helps with ideas & information to guide you through the minefield of good pub management and with over 400 pages of specialist information How To Run A Pub is the essential and definitive online guide to running a pub. (The easiest and quickest way to find what you want is to use the site search engine.)

The site will help you with your bar, kitchen, finances, pub insurance, pub rents, rules and regulations, staffbuilding, pub websites, WiFi and much, much more… with practical advice, how-to guides and top tips. Plus, hopefully, enough “pub ideas” to help you make a success of your business. Every effort has been made to check information and provide you with an objective view of running a successful pub, whilst also sharing top tips from his own experience and those of other successful licensees Publican Sam knows and trusts.

The website sits behind a pay-wall and monthly/annual subscriptions renew automatically for your convenience, and will do so until you cancel your subscription.

“I will continually monitor issues, trends and developments within our vibrant industry and offer up advice where appropriate. Your comments and views on the advice expressed, and even your own “pub ideas”, will be greatly appreciated not only by me (you never know everything) but by others using this site send me a message.”


Publican Sam

As with any significant undertaking that will potentially change your life (such as taking on a pub) you should seek independent professional advice.

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