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Pub Meet Edinburgh
Thu 19th Jan 2012
organised by Central Scotland

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Easterly Pub Meet

Thursday 19th January 2012

Craigmillar Park Golf Club
1 Observatory Road

Craigmillar Park Golf Club

The first Pub Night of 2012 looked as if it might have fallen foul of the winter weather as the first sight of snow fell in the afternoon but it did not lie, to our delight.

As this was the first time many of us had met up this year, it was wonderful to see so many handshakes, hugs and kisses and Happy New Year’s going around.

Following a drink or two and everyone catching up on all the news from the last couple of months, it was time for Dinner and what a Buffet was presented; Seafood Pie, Beef Stroganoff, Turmeric Rice, Pork Steak, Savoury Macaroni Cheese and to follow – Apple Crumble, Custard, a selection of individual sweets and Cheese and Biscuits. I think everyone agreed that this was the best meal we’ve ever had at Craigmillar, fantastic homemade food at a modest price of £10. 

I noted the members who went up for seconds but they shall not be named. One person even wanted to lie down on the sofa for a sleep as he had eaten so much. After the meal we all returned to the soft seating reflecting on 2011 personal & Club events, everyone was also eagerly looking forward to the coming year ahead when we could get back in the MX5 with the roof down and the wind blowing through our hair [well some of us].

Ali and Drew being presernted with the Stevie Smith Trophy

We all parted for the night to go our separate ways but we all wished Gordon and Sue our best wishes on their 3 months adventure holiday in the Far East.
Yet another very successful event, our thanks go out to Sue & Gordon and all the staff at The Craigmillar Park Golf Course for making us all welcome once again. We hope to return again for our May 'Pub Night' to hear the tales of the weary travellers and sample more of the delights from the Chef.

Report by: Maria Ford

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20th Jan 2012 10:48 :: Gavin
Another successful Pub meet at Craigmillar Park GC. Excellent food and blether. We wished Gordon and Sue Bon Voyage on their epic far east trek. See you in May when you get back.

20th Jan 2012 14:25 :: Jacqueline & Ian
Excellent pub night, really enjoyed the delicious food and great company. Congratulations to Ali and Drew the 2011 Stevie Smith Trophy winners. A great start to the 2012 MX-5 Central Scotland season, looking forward to many more. To Gordon and Sue we hope have a fantastic adventure.

20th Jan 2012 15:20 :: wattie97
Great start to 2012 with our MX5 cronies. Food as always was super as was the company.Thanks to Gordon and Sue for organising and hope you have a great trip.See you when you get back.
    Wattie & Janet.

20th Jan 2012 15:32 :: Drew & Ali
Great evening, company and food. First event of 2012 completed - Stevie here we come again!! Good luck to Gordon and Sue - trip program looks awesome.

21st Jan 2012 11:15 :: Jim and Maria
What pub nights are all about, great company, great food and a blether. Thanks to Gordon and Sue, I'm sure we will be back if you let us. Hope you have a great holiday and looking forward to the web updates.

21st Jan 2012 11:15 :: Gordon & Sue Thomasson
Thanks to all the regulars for turning up.  Glad you all enjoyed the scran.
Thanks also for your encouragement on this trip of ours.
See you in May.
Gordon & Sue

21st Jan 2012 11:23 :: chic and heather
Enjoyable evening in pleasant company with good food and the usual entertaining banter.
Congrats to Drew and Ali on winning the trophy and best wishes for an exciting trip to Gordon and Sue. Look forward to a pub meet return to the golf club when you get back to hear reports on your adventures

22nd Jan 2012 20:14 :: Ian
Event report now posted

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