Preston’s Yates pub to close after 100 years and re-open as Slug & Lettuce
Written by Skywave Radio News on October 19, 2021
Preston’s Yates pub is set to close after over 100 years – and will be re-opening as a Slug & Lettuce, with a full refurbishment of the beloved pub underway too.
In a post shared this morning (October 19), Yates Preston announced that they would be re-opening as a Slug and Lettuce on December 3.
Yates Preston is situated on the Preston high street and has been there for over a century. They offer an extensive food menu with a variety of deals, including two meals for £8.49.
Slug & Lettuce is part of the Stonegate Pub Company and operates as a chain of bars throughout the UK. It was first opened in Islington in 1985.
As a Slug & Lettuce, visitors can expect to see the pub offer cocktail trees, boozy brunches and afternoon teas.
On Facebook, Yates Preston wrote: “The rumours are true… we will re-open as Slug & Lettuce on 3rd December. Tell a friend that loves cocktails.”
Yates Preston has also confirmed that it will be undergoing a full refurbishment before re-opening in December.
Fans of Yates Preston have taken to the comments to share their thoughts of the takeover.
One user wrote: “I’m so happy about this.. love slug and lettuce, in time for our night out too!”
Another wrote: “We should all go and try Bottomless Brunch xx”
Others weren’t so sure about the takeover.
One user said: “Disgraceful.. and an awful name.. Yates has been that name forever, leave our History & Heritage alone.. No way am I checking in at such a silly named bar.”
A second user commented: “Is there a petition to stop this from happening?”
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