A LANDLORD believes a Hereford restaurant should have carried on with its breakfast challenge after launching his own deal. 

Bridge 14 decided to scrap the 'do you dare?' option from its menu after receiving a lot of online hate and even death threats.

The huge breakfast consisted of multiple eggs, sausages, bacon, hash browns, mushrooms, black pudding, beans, tomato, fried bread, toast, bread and butter.

A pint of milk was also offered for people to wash it all down. And anyone who completed the menu within 30 minutes would have it for free; otherwise it would cost £20.

Last Saturday, the Spread Eagle launched its own bottomless breakfast, which also consists of all the traditional trimmings, priced at £10 for adults and £7 for under-10s.


"I think anyone that hate businesses because they're just trying something really should look at themselves," said Craig Price, who runs the King Street pub alongside his partner, Leyanne Watkins.

"If you don't want to partake it, then don't. But why give a business aggro? I think it's childish and people like that should grow up. 

"You just rise above it, let them have their moan, and carry on. I think it's wrong that they stopped doing it. I think they should have just said, 'no, we're here, we're offering something that people like and we're going to do it'.

Hereford Times: The bottomless breakfast buffet at the Spread EagleThe bottomless breakfast buffet at the Spread Eagle (Image: Paul Rogers/Hereford Times)

"We've had a few comments about the bottomless breakfast. Just ignore them.

"It's not about feeding obesity, it's about people coming out, having breakfast with friends and family and enjoying themselves. 

"If you don't want to come, then don't come."

Mr Price added that the couple thought they'd to do something a bit different. 

"We thought a breakfast and a buffet was easier than table service," he said. 

"We looked at just doing a simple thing but then some friends asked if we can do tomatoes and black pudding so we thought we'd offer everything and people can fill their boots and have a good Saturday. 

"I think a lot of people in town do it and it just gives variety to customers. Hospitality is hard so you've got to try things and see what works."


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