Why is Wetherspoons called Wetherspoons?

Why is Wetherspoons called Wetherspoons?

For the first month of trading, it was called Martin’s Free House – after its owner, Wetherspoon’s founder and chairman Tim Martin. Then, early in the new year of 1980, the pub was renamed Wetherspoons, after Tim’s teacher, who’d taught him at school, when he lived in New Zealand.

Where is the largest Wetherspoons pub?

UK’s biggest Wetherspoons, The Royal Victoria Pavilion in…

  • The Royal Victoria Pavilion, Ramsgate is the biggest Wetherspoons in the UK (Image: KentLive)1 of 6.
  • Inside, the Royal Victoria can hold up to 1,400 people2 of 6.
  • Outside the pub boasts a sun deck overlooking to coast3 of 6.

Is Wetherspoons open at Braehead?

Owned by Wetherspoons, The Lord of the Isles offers food and drink most of the day, with the option to sit inside or out. Children are welcome and WiFi is also available. Opening times at The Lord of the Isles are Mon-Wed: 8am to 11pm, Thurs: 8am to 12am, Fri-Sat: 8am to 1am and Sunday: 8am to 11pm.

What is Britains biggest pub?

The largest pub in the UK is the Moon Under the Water; this Wetherspoon pub was originally built as the Regal cinema in 1937 and seated 1,300 people.

What’s the biggest pub in the world?

The Eatons Hill Hotel in Brisbane is laying claim to being the biggest pub in the world after opening its doors to its 7,000-capacity interior. Valued at AU$30million (£19.6m), the 7,500-square-metre establishment boasts nine separate bars and 100 beer taps.

Are Wetherspoons a good employer?

Wetherspoon’s personnel and legal director, Su Cacioppo, said: “We are extremely proud to be named as a Top Employer United Kingdom 2020. “The recognition comes from an independent organisation which researches numerous companies, so it is extremely pleasing that Wetherspoon is considered among the best across the UK.

Is Lord of the Isles open?

We Are Open Throughout Winter With the current restrictions adding to an already quiet time of the year we have decided to close until early March.