"...Once more outside the pub, dear friends, once more, and close our throats around this English ale.
In lockdowns one and two, and all those tiers and tears between, nothing so became a man as gentle peace and sobriety;
But when the shout of ‘they're open' rings in our ears, then imitate the action of the racehorse.
Stiffen the elbows and summon up the beergut, disguise innebriation with a gentle gaze.
Now set your mouth and stretch your tonsils wide.
Hold hard the glass and bend every tankard to it’s full height.
On, on you noble quaffers, you whose blood was made by fathers of six percent proof,
Fathers that like so many hardened drinkers have in this pub from morn till even drunk and never left without an argument.
And you good yeoman, whose arms could lift for England, show us here the bottom of your glasses.
For there is none of you so mean and base that has not trouble focussing your eyes.
I see you stand like greyhounds at the bar straining upon the start.
The game’s afoot.
Follow beer with spirits and upon this charge cry thank God for Banks's, Guinness, and all those weird craft beers..."
We are excited to announce that we will be opening up inside from Monday the 17th.
Our opening hours will change from the 17th and will be the following
Monday to Friday 12pm to 3pm and 5pm to 10pm, with food served 12pm to 2.30pm
Saturday and Sunday 12pm to 10pm with food served 12pm to 4pm
We will also now be accepting bookings for our tables inside. But please be aware that we have limited capacity due to social distancing, so if the weather turns bad outside we might not be able to seat you inside.
Can't wait to be back in the warmth of the pub and returning to a bit of normality!
The Chase Team
Monday to Friday 12pm to 3pm, Saturday and Sunday 12pm to 10pm
Monday to Friday 12pm to 2.30pm, Saturday and Sunday 12pm to 4pm