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townie

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Re: Cafe's & Coffee Bar's
« Reply #418 on: August 21, 2017, 03:50:55 PM »
I think most of us used cafes when we were young, no doubt played on the pinball machines, but can you remember the machines that you had to get 3,4 or 5 balls in a row, horizontally, vertically or diagonally to win free games? Do you know if these machines were called by a different name than pinball? I have been looking everywhere for one but cant find any.     
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Re: Cafe's & Coffee Bar's
« Reply #420 on: August 22, 2017, 03:15:25 PM »
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Re: Cafe's & Coffee Bar's
« Reply #421 on: September 06, 2017, 09:37:46 PM »
Anyone have any knowledge of the Riviera Snack Bar?  Can I ask the forum members do any of you have a problem with me posting questions asking for help in identifying places in Birmingham. 
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« Reply #422 on: September 07, 2017, 07:19:21 AM »
Sorry no knowledge of Riviera. As far as I'm concerned carry on asking. If you don't ask you'll never know and when you do find an answer and I read it then it adds to my scant knowledge as well.

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Re: Cafe's & Coffee Bar's
« Reply #423 on: September 07, 2017, 08:21:21 AM »
the only Riviera Snack Bar? I know was on the soho road handsworth I spent Meany happy hour in the down stars room
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« Reply #424 on: September 07, 2017, 08:32:04 AM »
Roy that's jogged the memory I new of it but couldn't recall
Going out of town just passed the Lozells Rd Soho Rd
Junction on the left hand side , Townie hope this helps  O0
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Re: Cafe's & Coffee Bar's
« Reply #425 on: September 07, 2017, 08:34:24 AM »
Sorry to everyone I should have gave the address. I think it was on Hurst Street. Sorry
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« Reply #426 on: September 07, 2017, 08:39:26 AM »

Sorry no knowledge of Riviera. As far as I'm concerned carry on asking. If you don't ask you'll never know and when you do find an answer and I read it then it adds to my scant knowledge as well.


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« Reply #427 on: September 07, 2017, 08:45:27 AM »

Roy that's jogged the memory I new of it but couldn't recall
Going out of town just passed the Lozells Rd Soho Rd
Junction on the left hand side , Townie hope this helps  O0


yes that's the place it was in two parts up stars was for eating  and it had a down stars for us kids down stars used to shut at2100 and we then would go up stars and have egg and chips that used to cost us two bob (10p) it was a good meeting place for us kids and we could have a bit of a dance it was a boy meets girl kind of place (a glass of coke would cost you 5p   one shilling in our money  our wage in them days was about 3pound aweek
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Re: Cafe's & Coffee Bar's
« Reply #428 on: September 07, 2017, 08:49:43 AM »

Roy that's jogged the memory I new of it but couldn't recall
Going out of town just passed the Lozells Rd Soho Rd
Junction on the left hand side , Townie hope this helps  O0


Thanks Whitty O0 But that's not the one I was asking about. At least you have made Roy happy with meeting the girls.   
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