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    • willow29
    • By willow29 13th Sep 12, 9:51 PM
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    Anyone else been refused tap water in restaurant
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    • 13th Sep 12, 9:51 PM
    Anyone else been refused tap water in restaurant 13th Sep 12 at 9:51 PM
    Hi guys, just wondering if this is a common phenomenon now. I was in La Cuisine on the Antrim Rd a few weeks ago and when we were placing our order I asked a glass of water but was refused one. When we asked why we were told that it was due to the cost of having to wash the glasses. To put things in context it was one of those hot (for here) days, we had had to stand for at least 15 mins waiting on a table and I was carrying a wriggly and heavy 6mth old baby as the place was too small for pushchair. I hope the money they saved will outweigh the cost of the lost custom as I certainly won't be back. They defended their policy by saying loads of other places were now doing this, just wondering if anyone else has come across this policy?


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    • Cherryscone
    • By Cherryscone 10th Apr 18, 3:38 PM
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    That's kind of unfortunate, given that the law on this point is different in NI...
    Originally posted by RikM
    Admin or Mods seem to be Moving a Lot of Threads Of late that Relates to NI
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    • jouef
    • By jouef 11th Apr 18, 8:52 AM
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    I notice that my cinema (Cineworld) serves alcohol. Does anyone know if this means they must serve tap water? Thanks.
    Originally posted by tsmgo23
    Cinemas in England, Scotland and Wales that serve alcohol for consumption on the premises must serve tap water on request. They may charge for the cost of service but not for the water itself. In Northern Ireland they do not have to serve tap water on request, whether free or not.
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