Saturday ’80s Photo: The Ferry Bar

Pictures like this – with the beermats and the scratchy fabric chairs – take me right back to my childhood. There’s a particular smell in ferry bars (a combination of bar smell and sea smell?) that still exists today, but the chairs are more comfortable these days.

Ferry bar, 1987
Ferry bar, 1987.

Tables with lips to stop your drink sliding about in rough seas are still a thing too!

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