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Offline shoot999

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Re: Old Menu
« Reply #8 on: August 26, 2019, 13:57:09 »
After war 2, there was a hut near Chatham station, where a man set up his coffee stall.
The only items he had to offer were coffee and a HOT pie.  This was well frequented
I used it when we went skating at the Rochester Casino, on the way home to Luton.

P.S. i dont believe he sold tea..

The hut  would have been in where Wick`s car park, is now.

He did not have a MENU card.

Do you mean the Pie Stall? Lots of posts on here about it; from the early days of Pie Stalls and Telfers Pies  right through to the Rocker days of the 50s, 60s, and early 70s. Run by Fred And Ma West during that later period. And yes; they did serve tea.

The Rochester Casino also served Telfer Pies. I can still taste them now. Never to be bettered!  :)

Offline lutonman1

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Re: Old Menu
« Reply #7 on: August 26, 2019, 02:52:27 »
After war 2, there was a hut near Chatham station, where a man set up his coffee stall.
The only items he had to offer were coffee and a HOT pie.  This was well frequented
I used it when we went skating at the Rochester Casino, on the way home to Luton.

P.S. i dont believe he sold tea..

The hut  would have been in where Wick`s car park, is now.

He did not have a MENU card.
MoK

Offline Signals99

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Re: Old Menu
« Reply #6 on: August 25, 2019, 22:23:07 »
Hi, I take it most of you have read Kyns final message,so now we know,whilst I have every sympathy for the ladies family problems,and I am surprised that she has been harassed by members?
So that's it,sumeraly dismissed,the fourum is officially dead,we offered help but it was declined,that was her perogativ,just want to say I was disappointed in the way it was done ,"wam bang xxxx of""won't be loging in again so will take the opertunity to say so long to all you fourum contributors I have met over the years,at very least I have amusing memories,and acquired a vast amount of information,
Kyn if you read this all the best and may your problems resolve them selves.as for the closure ,you could have done it better gal.

Offline smiffy

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« Reply #5 on: August 25, 2019, 14:39:04 »
The VAT probably puts this to mid seventies then (or thereabouts). Just for a comparison, a regular Wimpy burger will now cost you £2.95, which is getting on for an eighteen-fold price increase.

Offline AlanH

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Re: Old Menu
« Reply #4 on: August 25, 2019, 11:41:40 »
I used to love a Wimpey after a night on the booze along the High St and Military Road in Chatham in the late 60s and early 70s. :)
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Offline Mickleburgh

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Re: Old Menu
« Reply #3 on: August 25, 2019, 09:19:13 »
 A `Bender Brunch` and a `Brown Derby` was my favoured lunch in the 1960s. Can hardly credit those early 1970s prices.

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Re: Old Menu
« Reply #2 on: August 25, 2019, 07:59:54 »
The prices include “value added tax”, VAT was introduced in 1973, if that helps.
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Offline smiffy

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Old Menu
« Reply #1 on: August 24, 2019, 22:50:57 »
Thought I'd lighten the tone a little with an old menu from the Wimpy Bar. I don't know the date, perhaps early 70's.

I was always partial to the Wimpy grill myself, despite the whopping 36p price tag. :)


 

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