Jump to content

      











Photo

The Drake Eatery: Pandora


  • Please log in to reply
52 replies to this topic

#41 Greg

Greg
  • Member
  • 1,271 posts

Posted 19 August 2014 - 02:12 PM

Beer and wine, no spirits. 

 

 

If they have wine then VHF has been vindicated :D

 

Nope, he acknowledged wine from the start. They have to add shots or fancy cocktails before he gets to claim victory. :cheers:

 

/Well, he also gets to claim victory if they go under



#42 Mike K.

Mike K.
  • Administrator
  • 36,807 posts

Posted 19 August 2014 - 02:33 PM

Ah, yes you are correct.

 

The verdict is still out then.


Know it all.
Citified.ca is Victoria's most comprehensive research resource for new-build homes and commercial spaces.


#43 scoughman

scoughman
  • Member
  • 20 posts

Posted 26 August 2014 - 11:48 AM

I dropped by a few times to try and set up an interview for EAT and they told me they would rather wait a few months before they started any marketing to bring in new people. Seemed pretty odd to me. Maybe they too are concerned about frazzled staff. I certainly was impressed with the decor and design and plan to head in for a pint or two soon.



#44 VicHockeyFan

VicHockeyFan
  • Member
  • 46,102 posts

Posted 26 August 2014 - 11:49 AM

I dropped by a few times to try and set up an interview for EAT and they told me they would rather wait a few months before they started any marketing to bring in new people. Seemed pretty odd to me. 

 

Months?  What odd cats they are.  In 6 months they will have cycled through half their staff.



#45 OSJ

OSJ
  • Member
  • 311 posts

Posted 27 August 2014 - 08:07 AM

It would be great to hear from someone from The Drake in here to clear some stuff up for you guys.

I do find the business plan odd, but wish them all the best  and love to see new beer bars opening.

I know most of the investors and there all solid guys.


  • Makita likes this
Paving the way for beer bars on the island!

#46 Beer Guide

Beer Guide
  • Member
  • 1 posts

Posted 27 August 2014 - 11:56 AM

The Drake is a Food Primary liquor licence, which explains the early closing.

 

The sign is provided by the BC Liquor Control & Licensing Branch.

 

Ordering food is usually a prerequisite to a food primary although with the liquor laws being liberalized in BC (slightly) this is no longer mandatory in all cases.



#47 VicHockeyFan

VicHockeyFan
  • Member
  • 46,102 posts

Posted 27 August 2014 - 12:18 PM

The Drake is a Food Primary liquor licence, which explains the early closing.

 

The sign is provided by the BC Liquor Control & Licensing Branch.

 

Ordering food is usually a prerequisite to a food primary although with the liquor laws being liberalized in BC (slightly) this is no longer mandatory in all cases.

 

The Mint is also Food Primary and is open until 2am 7 days a week.

 

Ordering food is no longer a prerequisite at Food Primaries in any case.     



#48 jonny

jonny
  • Member
  • 6,800 posts

Posted 27 August 2014 - 12:24 PM

The Mint is also Food Primary and is open until 2am 7 days a week.

 

Ordering food is no longer a prerequisite at Food Primaries in any case.     

 

Isn't this based upon a calculation of sales? For example, liquor sales in a month cannot exceed 25% of total revenues, or something like that?



#49 VicHockeyFan

VicHockeyFan
  • Member
  • 46,102 posts

Posted 27 August 2014 - 12:31 PM

Isn't this based upon a calculation of sales? For example, liquor sales in a month cannot exceed 25% of total revenues, or something like that?

 

No, that clause is dropped.   But as a food-primary, you have to do things like a restaurant.  Have a reasonable-sized food menu with hot and cold entrees, serve food at all times, have enough seats for everybody (no standing, except in designated lounges), seats have to have table or counter space in front of them to fit plates, have proper place settings, plates etc.  The physical menu and design and atmosphere of the whole place must emphasize food, not booze etc. etc.


  • jonny likes this

#50 jonny

jonny
  • Member
  • 6,800 posts

Posted 27 August 2014 - 12:41 PM

^ Cool thanks



#51 VicHockeyFan

VicHockeyFan
  • Member
  • 46,102 posts

Posted 13 April 2017 - 11:24 AM

New patio.

IMG_2650.JPG
  • Nparker, thundergun, johnk and 2 others like this

#52 Rob Randall

Rob Randall
  • Member
  • 6,358 posts

Posted 08 May 2017 - 10:42 AM

18341836_1332733590109387_1339060605911907442_n.jpg

Photo by The Drake


  • Nparker, thundergun and RoadRunner like this

#53 todd

todd
  • Member
  • 4,340 posts

Posted 08 May 2017 - 10:55 AM

8j.jpg

 

What purpose does this sign serve?  Other than point out that the staff is incompetent.

 

The service fee for youth under 19 is $575.00?



 



0 user(s) are reading this topic

0 members, 0 guests, 0 anonymous users