A “new look” Ye Olde George reopened its doors yesterday evening to a reassuringly “FULLLLLLLY STOCKED BAR” after its recent dry spell.
There is continued speculation around the future of Ye Olde George following its unexpected closure today following the resignation of landlord Geoff Damp, but the pub is expected to reopen late this week under new management.
The Ostrich’ transformation into a hotel complex is expected to be complete by the end of the Summer following its approval by the Council on 30th June. Refurbishment of the derelict western wing of the newly styled Ostrich Inn and remodelling upstairs will create 11 en-suite hotel rooms, allowing the pub to return to its historic roots as a hostelry and coaching inn.
The Queen’s Birthday celebrations on 4th June could be the last opportunity to view the historic Colnbrook fire tender for some time to come. It will be placed into storage until a permanent home can be found.
Looking for an antidote to the January blues? Back by popular demand The Ostrich is holding a pub quiz on Saturday night. But not just any quiz … enter this one and there is a chance to win a grand prize of a first class trip to France!
Plans have been submitted by coffee chain Costa to redevelop the Star & Garter into a coffee house.
Continuing its programme of live music, The J45s will be performing at Ye Olde George Inn tomorrow night (Sunday, July 5), performing “an unfaltering brand of good-time rock’n’roll, soul, blues and hits’.
It’s all change for Colnbrook’s surviving pubs it seems. Just hours after it was announced that The Ostrich had changed hands estate agent Fleurets have publicised an Open House for The Star & Garter. Have a spare £400,000 and a passion for real ale? Pop along for a viewing on Thursday morning between 11 and 12.
Did you go to the Colnbrook Apple Fair a week ago last Sunday? If you did you were one of a select gathering, according to reports in the Slough Observer. Planning for 2015 has already begun to avoid a similar disaster.