The Fulham Wine Rooms
The Fulham Wine Rooms

The Fulham Wine Rooms

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.greatwinesbytheglass.com/
  • Phone: 02070429440x
  • Hours of Operation:
    From 4pm - Midnight. Monday to Friday
    From 12pm - Midnight. Saturday & Sunday
  • Payment Options: AMEX,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Modern European, Bar / Lounge / Bottle Service, Tapas / Small Plates
  • Executive Chef: Lorenzo Pintor
  • Dress Code: Smart Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet, Bar Dining, Fireplace, Happy Hour, Private Room, Wine

Getting there

  • Public Transit: Parson"s Green Underground Station, District Line
    Putney Bridge Underground Station, District Line
    Bus: 14, 414 (Munster Road stop)
  • Parking: Street Parking
  • Parking Details: Metered parking on street.
    Free parking in Residents" bays after 6pm Mon - Sat and all day Sunday.
    Parking on single yellow lines after 6:30pm weekdays, 1:30pm Saturdays and all day Sunday.
A word from The Fulham Wine Rooms
Restaurant - Wine Bar - Wine Shop

We love wine, and all that"s enjoyable around wine: good food, good friends, good conversation.

Head Chef Lorenzo Pintor designs menus to complement our extensive selection of wines, using quality ingredients from suppliers such as Brindisa or Neal's Yard, fresh, well sourced, and simply cooked. We suggest wine matches for all menu items.

Our wine list covers some 200 different bins, sourced to give you a snapshot of what we like from around the world. At any one time you can sample 48 of those by the glass, armed with a pre-paid wine card, with or without help from our wine specialists. We also stock a selection of sparkling and sweet wines, beers and spirits, and our wines are all available at take-out prices for home consumption.
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The Fulham Wine Rooms reviews from OpenTable diners
56 reviews since 19 May 2014
Average Rating4.3
  • Food4.2
    Service4.3
  • Ambience4.2
    Value3.6
97% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
romance (35)special occasions (23)group bookings (18)fit for foodies (14)sunday lunch (9)business meals (8)outdoor eating (7)brunch (4)outstanding value (3)disabled access (1)afternoon tea (1)pre/post theatre (1)good vegetarian options (1)Show More
  • All about the wines
    Erhum
    Dined on 15/8/2014
    A top choice for a great wine list and opportunity to taste many if you wish. Staff very knowledgeable about the wines and we had some great recommendations. Food good and nice ambience.
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    group bookings, romance
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  • Our local
    njd123
    Dined on 27/7/2014
    We had dinner here on our 1st wedding anniversary. It was perfect. The ambience is excellent, it has a continental feel. Nice buzz but not loud. Decor is warm and interesting. Service very friendly - they were very happy for us to bring our 5 day old son to sleep in the corner. Excellent.
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    romance, special occasions, Sunday lunch
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • A great place for drinks and food!
    Anna92
    Dined on 11/7/2014
    I had a lovely evening with my friends. Staff are very nice and food is delicious! Can't recommend more. We like the self help wine dispensers very much. We bought a card of £50 worth and had tried many different kinds of wine in small glass before we ordered a full glass. We had tapas at the bar while trying the wine. Then we moved to the restaurant for dinner. I had steak and the meat was very juicy and tasty and the hand cut chips was great! We had cheese for dessert and it went wrong with our wine.
    Special Features:
    business meals, outdoor eating, romance
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Lovely!!!
    Love2winedine
    Dined on 4/7/2014
    Delicious food....great value for money!!! Good wine! Lovely atmosphere!!!! Will be back!!!
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    outdoor eating, Sunday lunch
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  • Stunning
    NomNom
    Dined on 2/7/2014
    I went with my boyfriend for dinner here and it truly was stunning. The food was great and it was all helped by very friendly staff and a lovely atmosphere. All in all a great dinner and I will most definitely be coming back. The wine is quite pricey but that is what you expect from such good wine. We were also told about half price wine Mondays which sounded like a brill idea!! Thanks Fulham Wine Rooms!
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    fit for foodies, romance
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  • I like it
    Maria
    Dined on 14/6/2014
    Very good service and very good food. It's very recommendable. We've been a few times before and we'll return again. Sure!
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    group bookings, romance, special occasions, Sunday lunch
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  • Great place
    Sej107
    Dined on 7/6/2014
    Food was really nice. The service was friendly and efficient. The night ws let down by a table of 6 next to us who were drunk on arrival from polo in the park and were basically shouting through the whole dining experience. Difficult for the waiting staff to say something i know. Was just bad luck. One thing i would say is the only prosecco on the menu cost more than the two mains we ordered. Still, i would go back.
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    romance
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Night Out
    dontgetoutmuch
    Dined on 31/5/2014
    My three girlfriends and I wanted to have a night out with good food and wine and this place fit the bill perfectly. It's a busy bar/restaurant, but not so much that you can't hear and enjoy good company. The 'select your own' wine section was gently separated from the dining section so that the younger, groovy crowd could stand about flirting and filling their glasses, while those, like us who wanted a good sit down and natter, were about to do so without being bumped about. Both sections can have their fill of people watching and I really liked our table for four near the floor to ceiling windows overlooking the street. It's a great place to see and be seen and the service was charming. We are going back!
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    group bookings
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  • A bit disappointing
    LilliAnne
    Dined on 26/4/2014
    The Fulham Wine Rooms has a lovely restaurant and we enjoyed the atmosphere. They use good quality ingredients but the food is lacking in flavour. I would recommend it for cold bar snacks or cheese but not for a main meal.
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  • threewomen
    Dined on 20/4/2014
    Very comfortable seating at round table with excellent and friendly service. Main dish of cod on mashed potato with greens and red pepper sauce was cooked to perfection and we indulged with three different desserts plus 1 cheese plate, all delicious. The meal was complimented by an unusual and delicate bottle of Chablis. Well worth a return visit.
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    special occasions, Sunday lunch
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Fantastic wine restaurant
    caro555
    Dined on 24/3/2014
    We went for the first time in last month, mainly for the selection of wines by the glass. The selection of wines was very good, as expected, and the food was excellent too. The grilled calamari appetizer was very tender and the jamon selection was very good. The côte de boeuf main was excellent and cooked to order. Service was wonderful with advice on wine and food. Overall, it was a great night and we'll go back.
    Special Features:
    romance, outstanding value
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Food hit & miss, good for wine only
    Diningcouple
    Dined on 21/3/2014
    We ordered calamari & "blood orange, walnut& goats cheese salad" as starters. The calamari was tasty, but the so called goat's cheese salad was shockingly poor - simply a huge heap of cabbage dotted with two minuscule slices of orange, one (one!) walnut & a tiny piece of goat's cheese (hardly visible to the naked eye). the waitress was notified but nothing was done to correct the situation. Our cote de boeuf main was cooked well, but it was served with chips rather than new potatoes(their menu description). this is the most expensive main on the menu, but no explanation was offered why they were not serving it with the side described on the menu! Nice ambiance, good wine selection but the food is clearly hit & miss and the staff don't care.
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  • Excellent warm and friendly
    Sancerreisafavourite
    Dined on 14/2/2014
    Excellent warm and friendly service. As you would expect a comprehensive wine list a tapas style 'sharing plates' were very popular, especially the Neale's Yard cheeses which complimented the wine well. Great evening.
    Special Features:
    romance, fit for foodies, special occasions, group bookings, brunch, Sunday lunch, afternoon tea, pre/post theatre
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Excellent as always!
    ja2102
    Dined on 14/2/2014
    Booked birthday dinner for my better half. As always with the Fulham wine rooms we received excellent service. I'd notice slight tweaks to the food menu which were superb. would highly recommend to anyone in the area
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    romance, special occasions
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Lovely wine
    Viconia
    Dined on 10/1/2014
    The food choices on the menu were nice although simple. What made it special however was the wine options they provided. I never would have chosen, for example, to drink a rose with calamari if it had not been suggested. In this sense the Fulham wine rooms was special and it certainly stimulated conversation around the table.
    Special Features:
    romance, fit for foodies, group bookings
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Romantic and cosy
    hnett
    Dined on 31/12/2013
    Very romantic and cosy restaurant. Had a great dinner with my friends, very good service and delicious meals. The only downside was a small selection on the menu and the prices. Apart from that it was a very good experience, would definitely recommend.
    Special Features:
    disabled access, romance, special occasions, group bookings, outdoor eating
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great ambiance
    Greg
    Dined on 22/12/2013
    Food was excellent. The starters were very good with the assorted hams and bread with olive oil shining. our party of six picked fish and meat from the menu. the bream and tuna were cooked to perfection. 4 of us went for t bone steaks (to be shared) and they were tasty but not particularly tender. The ambiance was welcoming with all wine bottles of the world displayed on the walls. A great dining experience. Wholly recommend.
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    romance, special occasions
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Food with a wine twist!!
    VimPeach65
    Dined on 21/12/2013
    Excellent venue, very attentive staff with a good choice of food at very sensible prices. Myself and a friend dined at the restaurant following a Fulham game and enjoyed the experience which included wine tasting using the very quirky but fun wine dispensing wall...........food was prompt and excellent quality.
    Special Features:
    brunch
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Xmas party
    Jamess
    Dined on 18/12/2013
    The kitchen here only opens at 4! luckily they made an exception in our case (booked 2:45 online). TOPTABLE mucked up - nothing about this on their site. The cooked food -delicious & hard to fault. The tapas though - generic - Brindisa distribution? Cambio de Tercio's croquetas much better. My Spanish friend was left underwhelmed by the hams, though in their defense, he's very difficult to please and he agreed that this is more down to the UK's humidity than anything else. Brilliant wine. Gavi d Gavi to start then an expensive Rioja - which was corked. As was the next bottle. Our waiter was fantastic, replacing both bottles immediately with another decent Spanish red that went down a storm. Impressed overall. Will certainly go back!
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    business meals, romance, group bookings
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Excellent atmosphere and service
    poppyfulham
    Dined on 15/11/2013
    Extremely helpful and attentive staff, great (and interesting) food and a lovely variety of wine choices make an evening at the Fulham Wine Rooms a real treat. Have only ever been twice, both in the last month and already looking forward to returning. The Enomatic Wine Dispenser makes it possible to try many great wines by the glass. Recommend for a casual catch up with a friend or as a midweek date location!
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    romance, special occasions
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • We had a delicious dinner..the
    DinerDiva
    Dined on 7/11/2013
    We had a delicious dinner..the lamb was particularly good. The service was very good with the waitress even remembering to say that our pudding order would take some time as it was cooked to demand! My only criticism is that it was a little noisy with some large groups at the back of the restaurant coupled with a wooden floor etc. So I wouldn't take my elderly parents there but the ambience was excellent and we thoroughly enjoyed our evening.
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Good
    Anon
    Dined on 6/11/2013
    Had dinner with a friend and it had a lovely ambience...especially when trying to escape Chelsea football fans! Service can be a bit hit or miss. Food, although good...isn't worth the near-£20 price-tag for mains. Probably better for a wine-tasting and nibbles if you don't mind splashing a bit on good wine. (Funny that...given it's a wine bar!)
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    group bookings
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Excellent wine, food & service!
    pesky
    Dined on 1/11/2013
    FWR's is one of my favourite places to eat and drink in Fulham. The staff are always polite, professional and knowledgeable. Food is amazing and reasonably priced. I probably would struggle to find anything negative to say about this place....
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    romance, special occasions
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Excellent
    jhgdaw
    Dined on 29/10/2013
    Really good food, and offers omething a bit different with the quirky way it sells wine. Will visit again.
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    romance
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • FWR would be terrific if they
    PinachoVIP
    Dined on 26/10/2013
    FWR would be terrific if they took out three or four tables, letting people breathe and not have to listen to neighbours' conversations. The food - rack of lamb and salmon - was very good and the choice of wine great. Our glasses of Amarone were punk (no arguments), and they didn't have another bottle (??), but the Ribera del Duero substitute was really fine.
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Dinner
    Ryderman
    Dined on 18/10/2013
    Lovely place with a varied and interesting menu. Really buzzy. Food is great but some dishes such as the meat selection were badly overpriced.
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    business meals, romance, group bookings
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  • Nice good, large portions
    eatiingout
    Dined on 12/10/2013
    Nice good, large portions and a decent bottle of wine. All for a reasonable price.
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great concept
    Winelover
    Dined on 12/10/2013
    If you love to try new wines, this is the place to be. Knowledgeable staff combined with a wall of wine by the glass. I loved it! Great concept! I can't wait to go back.
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    romance, fit for foodies, special occasions
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Lovely food, great ambience
    Patel
    Dined on 28/9/2013
    Lovely food, great ambience and an excellent selection of wines.
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    business meals, romance, special occasions, outdoor eating
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great venue for a fun night
    clm275
    Dined on 25/9/2013
    Really lovely and patient staff who provided excellent service. Fantastic ambiance which set the stage for a wonderful night out with new friends. Will continue to recommend the venue to friends and family. Many thanks ... once again!
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    romance, special occasions, group bookings, outdoor eating, Sunday lunch
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Ratings-Only Reviews
    Based on 26 ratings-only reviews submitted since 19 May 2014
    • Average Rating4.4
    • Food4.3
    • Ambience4.3
    • Service4.3
    • Value3.7
  • The following 93 reviews are from the The Fulham Wine Rooms reviews archive.
  • A Wine Bar..... with Food.
    Tim49
    Dined on 6/9/2013
    The Fulham Wine Rooms offers a busy and friendly wine bar ambiance. Very much a wine bar with restaurant attached rather than formal restaurant in feel. The menu is short and to the point confirming again that you get what it says on the bottle - an emphasis on wine not food. But that said some of the dishes are excellent so while not for foodies you need not feel let down by the food offer. The staff are very pleased and able to provided good wine selection advice.... but a bit slow to notice that you might like a coffee or the bill. All together if you accept its limitations an exceptionally good place to spend an evening eating and drinking with friends.
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    group bookings, brunch, Sunday lunch
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Atmosphere and Great Wine
    MissV5VIP
    Dined on 31/8/2013
    Great place for an intimate dinner, a business event or some fun times with friends. great wines that you can taste and change according to the meal and you can also organise wine tasting. food as well is very good and particular. a bit on the expensive side, but every now and again, it is worth it!
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    business meals, romance, special occasions, group bookings
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Beautiful food, and a wonderful
    LoveFood
    Dined on 27/8/2013
    Beautiful food, and a wonderful atmosphere - this is a great place to relax with good company. The wine list is extensive and excellent. Highly recommended.
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    romance, fit for foodies, special occasions
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • perfect waitress
    kari
    Dined on 22/8/2013
    We loved our night in the fulham rooms. Staff amazing and food/wine we absolutely loved. The ambience great, definitely recommend to go !!
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    romance, special occasions, group bookings
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • My girlfriend and I came for
    AndrewHalliday
    Dined on 18/8/2013
    My girlfriend and I came for lunch on Sunday and were nothing but impressed by the Fulham Wine Rooms. It is a beautiful looking restaurant which is both full of light and cosy, the old posters and contemporary prints make a good aesthetic. We are both vegetarian and advocates of natural wine and were pleased to see a great selection of both, especially on the tapas menu. The staff were attentive and polite, with a knowledge of wine that was informative and not intimidating. We were taken through the lunch menu and had the dishes explained in a clear and understandable way. It was a wonderful afternoon, we were made to feel welcome and look forward to our next visit.
    Special Features:
    disabled access, good vegetarian options, outdoor eating, Sunday lunch
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Having dined here on several
    Steve
    Dined on 10/8/2013
    Having dined here on several occasions my wife and I have come to the conclusion that it's simply not worth the cost. Although they do have a fairly good selection of over-priced wine their food, quite simply, is not up to par. My wife ordered a medium-rare fillet that was served well done, and my chicken dish--although it tasted okay--was a bit odd as it was merely a grilled chicken breast atop a Greek salad. In the end, this is a great place a glass of wine and some starters but, in my opinion, they have work to do in order to become a proper restaurant.
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    romance, outdoor eating
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  • FWR
    TommyL
    Dined on 1/8/2013
    We loved the wine rooms, good food but be prepared to pay over the odds for wine.
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    fit for foodies, outdoor eating
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  • Food was a nice surprise.
    SamF
    Dined on 24/7/2013
    We always go past the Fulham Wine Rooms and we say we should go there one day. As we had visitors we decided to go. The wine selection is fabulous and delicious, the service was great and the food was delicious. We ordered different types of steaks and they all just melted in your mouth. Just delicious. It was such a pleasant surprise as we were going there just to have a nice wine with some food - but the food exceeded expectations. The deserts were also great.
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    fit for foodies, Sunday lunch, pre/post theatre
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Food better than wine!
    Cjhdrysdale
    Dined on 23/7/2013
    A lovely evening.Windows and doors open out onto busy Fulham Road, but atmosphere was still quite good. The food was actually better than the wine. However the service was so slow at times that they volunteered our dessert (which was delicious) for free.
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    romance, fit for foodies
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great food and great service!
    Thefoodie
    Dined on 17/5/2013
    Fantastic food and a great evening all round. We booked this Fulham Wine Rooms for a group of six to celebrate a birthday. We started the evening with tasting some delicious wines then went to our table to have a delightful three course meal. The squid starter was delicious, perfectly cooked and great flavours, everyone really enjoyed their meals and we will be back very soon.
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    special occasions, group bookings, outstanding value
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