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Offline David I

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Golden Lion (Saturday) - rant!
« on: April 15, 2018, 09:18:51 PM »
First we had to queue outside for 10 minutes when the main bar was a quarter full at best.
Then after a few rounds ended up arguing with a barmaid behind the bar as she served wrong drinks and expected me to pay for her mistake as she couldn't work the til "you had those drinks earlier with coke" and "ive rung the drinks in now' you gotta pay"

All came about as I had ordered several drinks plus two double vodkas...

She came back with plastic pint glasses three quarter full of coke.. What's that I asked.
Vodka and coke....
No - I just wanted double vodkas..  Also why would anyone want nearly a pint of coke with their Vodka.
Then insued her insistence that I should pay.... for drinks I didn't want.

Got there in the end from a little assistance for a colleague that knows how to work in a bar.

But FFS, if you can't be polite and get the drinks right maybe it's not the right career for you.

 
« Last Edit: April 15, 2018, 09:24:45 PM by Friendsoffulham »

Offline BestOfBrede

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Re: Golden Lion (Saturday) - rant!
« Reply #1 on: April 15, 2018, 09:22:52 PM »
Anyone that visits that establishment should expect nothing else!
Hope you didn’t require the toilet!

Offline Jimsbeerbelly

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Re: Golden Lion (Saturday) - rant!
« Reply #2 on: April 15, 2018, 09:32:55 PM »
To be fair, the new manger (can’t remember his name) is an absolute improvement on the past managers there, as he actually gives a damn about the fans for once. Millwall fan I think, so Friday will be interesting. The queues on Matchday, especially derbys, is because he and his door staff actually take more time to do thorough checks on people coming in, you will notice, there’s hardly any away fans now, strictly Fulham.

Also, he’s been spending months, trying to push through a 15k grant from the brewery, to upgrade both the men and women’s toilets, as he knows how much of a hindrance they are.

As for the bar staff, it’s the same where ever you go, and you’ll always be a sucker to a newby.


Offline David I

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Re: Golden Lion (Saturday) - rant!
« Reply #3 on: April 15, 2018, 10:44:43 PM »
To be fair, in all the years I've gone in to the Lion (on and off) I've never experienced this.. And usually outside of the lion .. If anything like that happens most hold hands up and appologise.. I can without a doubt say thus was the WORST service ever, ever.... Service.

Hence why I've posted on the website.

Funniest thing. I went in there after the game and she ignored me.... staff like this cost companies business.
Next time we meet we will consider wasting our hard earned elsewhere.

Offline Riversider

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Re: Golden Lion (Saturday) - rant!
« Reply #4 on: April 16, 2018, 12:12:44 AM »
If it's still open next season in it's current form I will be amazed, once those properties across the road are occupied they are going to want some poncey gastro pub and not The Golden Lion,
It's days are very much numbered.

Offline Jonaldiniho 88

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Re: Golden Lion (Saturday) - rant!
« Reply #5 on: April 16, 2018, 01:19:06 AM »
Golden lion is my pub of choice. It’s not great but I don’t want it to be. Everything in the pub is a joke but it’s full of Fulham fans. Should I go to a different pub? Why?


Offline Riversider

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Re: Golden Lion (Saturday) - rant!
« Reply #6 on: April 16, 2018, 02:40:41 AM »
Golden lion is my pub of choice. It’s not great but I don’t want it to be. Everything in the pub is a joke but it’s full of Fulham fans. Should I go to a different pub? Why?

And for all those reasons it's days are numbered .

Offline hovewhite

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Re: Golden Lion (Saturday) - rant!
« Reply #7 on: April 16, 2018, 05:01:16 AM »
It's a pub like no other

Offline Woolly Mammoth

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Re: Golden Lion (Saturday) - rant!
« Reply #8 on: April 16, 2018, 05:02:17 AM »
You can say that again.


Offline spoonffc

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Re: Golden Lion (Saturday) - rant!
« Reply #9 on: April 16, 2018, 05:06:04 AM »
You'll miss It when it's gone, it's home to Fulham fans that can't pay £6 a pint- it is what it is, get on with it- many good memories in there

Bore off the moan, I've had mix ups in many establishments
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Offline RaySmith

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Re: Golden Lion (Saturday) - rant!
« Reply #10 on: April 16, 2018, 06:22:05 AM »
You'll miss It when it's gone, it's home to Fulham fans that can't pay £6 a pint- it is what it is, get on with it- many good memories in there

Bore off the moan, I've had mix ups in many establishments

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Offline hovewhite

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Re: Golden Lion (Saturday) - rant!
« Reply #11 on: April 16, 2018, 07:00:42 AM »
You'll miss It when it's gone, it's home to Fulham fans that can't pay £6 a pint- it is what it is, get on with it- many good memories in there

Bore off the moan, I've had mix ups in many establishments

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You'll miss It when it's gone, it's home to Fulham fans that can't pay £6 a pint- it is what it is, get on with it- many good memories in there

Bore off the moan, I've had mix ups in many establishments

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a pub like no other.
One I would miss if not there atmosphere is good and affordable prices.


Offline FulhamStu

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Re: Golden Lion (Saturday) - rant!
« Reply #12 on: April 16, 2018, 07:01:49 AM »
Good pint, excellent prices and my mates go there, however I travelled 5 hours to the game from Shropshire on Saturday and had to que when it was hardly packed out...still enjoyed it though before and after the game.

Offline KJS

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Re: Golden Lion (Saturday) - rant!
« Reply #13 on: April 16, 2018, 04:43:23 PM »
I am amazed so many people still use The Golden Lion! I know its cheap but it is also a toilet with the most miserable and un helpful staff in Putney!!

Offline _Putney_

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Re: Golden Lion (Saturday) - rant!
« Reply #14 on: April 16, 2018, 04:45:39 PM »
I like the fact that it's an old pub... not an annoying posh gastropub... but my god, the staff there are clueless.


Offline Stoneleigh Loyalist

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Re: Golden Lion (Saturday) - rant!
« Reply #15 on: April 16, 2018, 05:07:00 PM »
Since when has the Golden Lion been in Putney??

Offline KJS

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Re: Golden Lion (Saturday) - rant!
« Reply #16 on: April 16, 2018, 06:16:09 PM »
Since when has the Golden Lion been in Putney??

 075.gif But they may as well be for all the use they are#!

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Re: Golden Lion (Saturday) - rant!
« Reply #17 on: April 16, 2018, 09:23:32 PM »
Since when has the Golden Lion been in Putney??
it's not.