Raise a glass to a January sale

PUBLISHED: 05:17 29 December 2006 | UPDATED: 19:53 01 June 2010

Licensee Karen Kearney will be helping to serve cut-price drinks at The Wheatsheaf Inn, in Wisbech, during January - Pic: Brian Purdy

Licensee Karen Kearney will be helping to serve cut-price drinks at The Wheatsheaf Inn, in Wisbech, during January - Pic: Brian Purdy

HUSBANDS or boy-friends who tell their wives or girlfriends they re off to the January sales in Wisbech next week won t be lying if they get discovered having a quiet drink. For pub chain Wetherspoons has joined the ranks of High Street stores by dropping

HUSBANDS or boy-friends who tell their wives or girlfriends they're off to the January sales in Wisbech next week won't be lying if they get discovered having a quiet drink.

For pub chain Wetherspoons has joined the ranks of High Street stores by dropping prices as it stages its own January sale.

"Pub-goers can enjoy a January sale with a difference," says Paul Kearney, manager of The Wheatsheaf Inn.

"Department stores and shops hold their sales in January, so I thought it would be a good idea to have one in the pub, too.

"We've cut the price of a number of drinks and meals at the pub from Tuesday, January 2 to Wednesday, January 17 inclusive."

Among the drinks on offer will be:

- A pint of Marston's Pedigree bitter at £1.39 (normal price £1.59).

- A pint of Carling at £1.49 (normal price £1.89).

- A pint of Guinness at £1.69 (normal price £2.20).

- A bottle of Zywiec (Polish beer) at £1.49 (normal price £2.10).

- A glass of red or white wine at £1.49 (normal price £1.99).

- A range of coffees for 49p (normal price 69p).

- And a selection of fruit juices at 99p (normal price £1.15).

"In addition, customers will also be able to enjoy reduced prices on food," said Mr Kearney.

"The range of drinks on sale is aimed as suiting all tastes, and I believe that given the choice of a trip to a sale at the shops or a sale at The Wheatsheaf Inn, most people would prefer to visit the pub.


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