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Name: The Berkeley Hotel - Location: Scunthorpe

Address: Doncaster Road, Scunthorpe, Lincolnshire, DN15 7DS [01724 842333]
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Re: The Berkeley Hotel - Location: Scunthorpe
« Reply #1 on: May 8 - 2010 »
This as to be the largest SS pub we've been in. 3 very big rooms, not many drinkers in.  Buses #31,32 go passed.

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Re: The Berkeley Hotel - Location: Scunthorpe
« Reply #2 on: Oct 14 - 2010 »
Walked passed it yesterday afternoon  so I took some photo's

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Re: The Berkeley Hotel - Location: Scunthorpe
« Reply #3 on: Feb 17 - 2011 »
As we all know Sam Smiths under its present leadership has many faults, but generally speaking looking after this country's pub heritage is not one of them. Humphrey still spends an absolute fortune on many of his best pubs and lovingly restores them, at a time when many owners are still gutting and ruining theirs.

CAMRA has just published a lovely little book entitled 'Yorkshire's Real Heritage Pubs' price ?4.99 and the Berkley Hotel is described as "one of the best preserved road houses in Britain". Judging by the photos of the interior, although not listed, Sam Smiths have skilfully restored the interiors to how they would have looked when it opened in 1940.

I know Humphrey has many, many faults and is probably ill. He causes much heartache to his employees and customers alike, but Sam Smiths have lots of listed and 'heritage' pubs and he always pays a great deal of attention to their refurbishments. I think we should at least give the present owner credit for doing this so that future generations are able to enjoy what a proper pub should look like.   

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Re: The Berkeley Hotel - Location: Scunthorpe
« Reply #4 on: Feb 17 - 2011 »
Yorkshire's Real Heritage Pubs'?  The Berkeley Hotel is in Scunthorpe...which is in Lincolnshire, not Yorkshire!  Oh dear oh dear oh dear!

You are generally right though bigjim, the money spent on the pubs is great and there are lots of great things about Samuel Smith's Brewery and pub chain.  This forum is a great medium of expression, and the positive things mentioned seem to get eclipsed by the negative (and I'm guilty as charged too).

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Re: The Berkeley Hotel - Location: Scunthorpe
« Reply #5 on: Nov 21 - 2011 »
Old news, but I've just found this.........................

http://www.scunthorpecamra.org.uk/POTS_Berkeley.html

Pub of the season 2009.

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Re: The Berkeley Hotel - Location: Scunthorpe
« Reply #6 on: Nov 22 - 2011 »
I don't suppose the managers are still there  :P What are the boards advertising as there not normally allowed outside the pubs
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Re: The Berkeley Hotel - Location: Scunthorpe
« Reply #7 on: Dec 2 - 2011 »
Been back in and a good look around. I took so many photos I'm having to post  them over two post.  Yes I have been hanging around the toilets again  ;D

Sorry but all these photos will remain for members only.

« Last Edit: Dec 2 - 2011 by ian »

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Re: The Berkeley Hotel - Location: Scunthorpe
« Reply #8 on: Dec 2 - 2011 »
Photos, part 2.

And yes I've broken rule one, I've taken a photo with people in it.   :P

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Re: The Berkeley Hotel - Location: Scunthorpe
« Reply #9 on: Dec 3 - 2011 »
So i take it that they were enjoying their pints then.

What the new menu that is advertised on the chalk board. Only know of the sandwich change and the new leather bound cover on them.
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Re: The Berkeley Hotel - Location: Scunthorpe
« Reply #10 on: Jun 12 - 2014 »
Just adding some photos.  Hopefully these won't go walkabout   :D

We was too early for a drink, it opens at 11-30am.

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Re: The Berkeley Hotel - Location: Scunthorpe
« Reply #11 on: Jun 12 - 2014 »
What a building that is?

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Re: The Berkeley Hotel - Location: Scunthorpe
« Reply #12 on: Jun 13 - 2014 »
What no sign?  :( :BL

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Re: The Berkeley Hotel - Location: Scunthorpe
« Reply #13 on: Jun 13 - 2014 »
What no sign?  :( :BL

Easiest thing in the world is to sit and post, taking the pi** while some of us try to add things to this forum.  We've already lost one long term poster who know a hell of a lot about Sams.  More then I'll ever know.  My aim was to document every Sams pub in the Country, which I believe I have done, and to be quite honest I'm coming to the point  and saying, why am I bothering.


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Re: The Berkeley Hotel - Location: Scunthorpe
« Reply #14 on: Jun 13 - 2014 »
Keep up the good work Ian its appreciated!