The Cottage - Irish Pub with a difference ! Brest

"THE COTTAGE" - An Irish pub with a difference - Irish staff - Irish recipes - Music - Tea-time - English library - Apéritifs - and a smile!

Project visual The Cottage - Irish Pub with a difference ! Brest
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03/18/2017
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The Cottage - Irish Pub with a difference ! Brest

<p> After having slept for 15 years during an interesting, but lacklustre teaching career, “<em>Sleeping Beauty” </em>has finally awoken to present you with <strong>“THE” project of the year !</strong></p> <p>  </p> <p> A return-trip to a job and environment that I have missed and am passionate about!</p> <p>  </p> <p> <u>A little background :</u></p> <p>  </p> <p> 2 wonderful children, more than 11 years in the pub business, 15 years of teaching, and the on-going dream of opening my own pub  “THE COTTAGE” . A “Superduper” Irish Pub with a difference here in Brest! But not just anywhere!</p> <p>  </p> <p>  <em><u>Geographic location:</u></em>   <a href="https://www.google.fr/maps/place/2+Rue+du+Ch%C3%A2teau,+29200+Brest/@48.3833272,-4.4934513,17z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m5!3m4!1s0x4816b9505bb1f9bf:0xd31a3e50c9f96dfc!8m2!3d48.3833272!4d-4.4912626" target="_blank">The situation, clique here!</a></p> <p>  </p> <p> <strong>« THE COTTAGE » </strong>is ideally situated between Brest harbour, the Castle and the town centre, with an amazing view of the Vauban Castle and the sea.</p> <p>  </p> <p>  </p> <p> <img alt="P1090081-1485099219" src="https://d3v4jsc54141g1.cloudfront.net/uploads/project_image/image/385956/P1090081-1485099219.JPG"></p> <p> <strong>PHOTO CHÂTEAU</strong></p> <p>  </p> <p> <u> The Project : </u></p> <p>  </p> <p> A warm, cosy athmosphere with a team of « coolywoolyfontooly » Irish bartenders, who will be there everyday to welcome our clients both in English and in French.</p> <p>  </p> <p> -     At Midday, come and taste our delicious traditional Irish dishes</p> <p>  </p> <p> <img alt="Irish_stew__brown_bread_and_guinness-1485794944" src="https://d3v4jsc54141g1.cloudfront.net/uploads/project_image/image/388512/Irish_stew__brown_bread_and_Guinness-1485794944.jpg">  </p> <p>  </p> <p> <img alt="Fish_chowder-1485799576" src="https://d3v4jsc54141g1.cloudfront.net/uploads/project_image/image/388527/Fish_Chowder-1485799576.jpg"></p> <p> Irish Stew, brown bread and Guinness</p> <p>  </p> <p>  </p> <p> -     From 3pm-6pm, Afternoon tea will be available with wonderful, homemade cakes, and you can relax while reading an English newspaper or read a book from our English library!</p> <p>  </p> <p>  </p> <p> <img alt="02109736365e3f9ea8556950c88f2ce9-1485799535" src="https://d3v4jsc54141g1.cloudfront.net/uploads/project_image/image/388526/02109736365e3f9ea8556950c88f2ce9-1485799535.JPG">    <img alt="Hot_choccie-1485799688" src="https://d3v4jsc54141g1.cloudfront.net/uploads/project_image/image/388529/Hot_choccie-1485799688.jpg">   </p> <p>  </p> <p> <img alt="Coffee-shop-cafe-latte-cappuccino-newspaper-concept-hbeapj-1485799850" src="https://d3v4jsc54141g1.cloudfront.net/uploads/project_image/image/388532/coffee-shop-cafe-latte-cappuccino-newspaper-concept-hbeapj-1485799850.jpg"></p> <p>  </p> <p> -     Evening time rhymes with aperitifs, cocktails, eclectic (and not electric!) concerts and, of course, live Irish music sessions, Diddly-idle, and the craic !!!!</p> <p>  </p> <p>  </p> <p> <img alt="Cocktails-1485799734" src="https://d3v4jsc54141g1.cloudfront.net/uploads/project_image/image/388531/cocktails-1485799734.jpg">     <img alt="Traditional_irish_music_session_picture-1485799714" src="https://d3v4jsc54141g1.cloudfront.net/uploads/project_image/image/388530/Traditional_irish_music_session_picture-1485799714.jpg"></p> <p> <img alt="Smoked_salmon_and_brown_bread-1485799933" src="https://d3v4jsc54141g1.cloudfront.net/uploads/project_image/image/388534/Smoked_salmon_and_brown_bread-1485799933.jpg"><img alt="Ap_ritif-1485800236" src="https://d3v4jsc54141g1.cloudfront.net/uploads/project_image/image/388536/Ap_ritif-1485800236.jpg">   <img alt="Whiskey-1485800172" src="https://d3v4jsc54141g1.cloudfront.net/uploads/project_image/image/388535/whiskey-1485800172.jpg">    </p> <p> <img alt="Guinness-1485807208" src="https://d3v4jsc54141g1.cloudfront.net/uploads/project_image/image/388619/guinness-1485807208.jpg"><img alt="Coreff_dramm_hud-1485807222" src="https://d3v4jsc54141g1.cloudfront.net/uploads/project_image/image/388620/coreff_dramm_hud-1485807222.jpg">    </p> <p>  <img alt="Bottles_coreff-1485807237" src="https://d3v4jsc54141g1.cloudfront.net/uploads/project_image/image/388621/Bottles_coreff-1485807237.jpg"></p> <p>  </p> <p> * <strong>coolywoolyfontooly : </strong><em>on the menu !</em></p> <p>  </p> <p>  I have a myriad of ideas, but I am not going to give it all away now!!!!!</p> <p>  </p> <p>  </p> <p>  </p> <p> <img alt="P1090074-1485098149" src="https://d3v4jsc54141g1.cloudfront.net/uploads/project_image/image/385946/P1090074-1485098149.JPG"></p> <p> <strong>THE COTTAGE</strong></p> <p>  </p> <p> <img alt="P1090101-1485098491" src="https://d3v4jsc54141g1.cloudfront.net/uploads/project_image/image/385950/P1090101-1485098491.JPG"></p> <p> <strong>THE COTTAGE DIRECTION "LE PONT DE RECOUVRANCE" &amp; BREST CENTER</strong></p> <p>  </p> <p> <img alt="P1090079-1485098205" src="https://d3v4jsc54141g1.cloudfront.net/uploads/project_image/image/385947/P1090079-1485098205.JPG"></p> <p> <strong>THE SEA VEW</strong></p> <p>  </p> <p>  </p>

Allocation of funds

<p> <u><strong>To avoid robbing a bank, I need your help!!!!!!!!!  </strong></u></p> <p>  </p> <p>  </p> <p> <iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="304" src="//cdn.embedly.com/widgets/media.html?src=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.youtube.com%2Fembed%2FwYZxn1CKLOE%3Fwmode%3Dopaque%26feature%3Doembed&amp;wmode=opaque&amp;url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.youtube.com%2Fwatch%3Fv%3DwYZxn1CKLOE&amp;image=https%3A%2F%2Fi.ytimg.com%2Fvi%2FwYZxn1CKLOE%2Fhqdefault.jpg&amp;key=ff2702755d9749cda571c6d6c2f3eb46&amp;type=text%2Fhtml&amp;schema=youtube" width="540"></iframe></p> <p>  </p> <p> So, this is it!</p> <p>  </p> <p> You understand now that I need your help to re-furbish the bar and transform it into a fabulous, cosy, warm, cottage where I can welcome you all.</p> <p>  </p> <p> <strong>Your donations will complement the bank loan, which is not enough for all the interior design, furniture, materials, decoration necessary  in refurbishing my pub.</strong></p> <p>  </p> <p> Oh yes, starting my own business costs a lot, especially for the creation, installation and equipment for the professional kitchen (but this is included in my bank loan).</p> <p>  </p> <p> But, other work needs to be done – the ladies and gents need to be renovated : (see the bill below in french!)</p> <p>  </p> <p> Travaux Cuisine et Toilettes</p> <p>  </p> <p> ·         Implantation, pose d'ossature, pose d'isolation, pose de</p> <p> plaque de placo, collage des bandes pour le cuisine et bar <strong>755€</strong></p> <p>  </p> <p> ·         Implantation, pose d'ossature, pose d'isolation, pose de</p> <p> plaque de placo  collage des bandes</p> <p> papier pour cloisons de séparation dans</p> <p> toilettes <strong>1 925,00€</strong></p> <p> ·         Pose d'une porte à galendage <strong>108,00€</strong></p> <p> ·         Pose d'une bloc porte 93 accès handicapé <strong>80.00€</strong></p> <p> ·         Pose d'une trappe de visite <strong>50,00€</strong></p> <p> <strong>TOTAL : 2918€</strong></p> <p> The bar floor has to be re-floored :</p> <p>  </p> <p> ·         Préparation of the surface and putting down of wooden parquet <strong>1 690,00€</strong></p> <p>  </p> <p> Your donations will firstly help to finance some of the above.</p> <p>  </p> <p> But, though we plan on recycling a lot of the furniture already in the bar to minimize the cost, we still need chairs, lights, curtains, a wooden bar, tables and chairs outside.</p> <p> coût : <strong>4700</strong><strong>€</strong></p> <p>  </p> <p> And I need kitchen utensils, saucepans, frying pans etc…..     coût : <strong>627</strong><strong>€</strong></p> <p>  </p> <p> And delph, knives and forks and spoons, glasses, table cloths etc,  to welcome you  « in style ! »</p> <p>  </p> <p> Plates : coût <strong>590</strong><strong>€</strong></p> <p> Knives/Forks/Spoons: coût <strong>520</strong><strong>€</strong></p> <p> Glasseses : coût <strong>364</strong><strong>€</strong></p> <p> Tablecloths : coût <strong>60</strong><strong>€</strong> (5X12euros)  </p> <p> Mugs : coût : <strong>100</strong><strong>€</strong></p> <p> Teatowels : coût : <strong>60</strong><strong>€</strong></p> <p>  </p> <p> <strong>TOTAL :2321</strong><strong>€</strong></p> <p>  </p> <p>  </p> <p> Your contributions will help finance some of the interior design</p> <p> Ethanol Fireplace coût : <strong>1550</strong><strong>€</strong>  and mantlepiece:  coût : <strong>50</strong><strong>€</strong></p> <p>  </p> <p> Finally, I believe it is important to have good communication strategies, to share upcoming events such as concerts, expositions, sessions etc, and if your contributions go over my objective, that extra money will go to financing a professional website for The Cottage</p> <p>  </p> <p> And last but not least, the exterior needs painting and a sign needs to be made, your contributions, again, if they go over my objective, will go towards this.</p> <p>  </p> <p> A huge thank you to all of you from the bottom of my heart !</p> <p>  </p> <p>  </p> <p> <img alt="We_can_do_it-1485800888" src="https://d3v4jsc54141g1.cloudfront.net/uploads/project_image/image/388543/We_can_do_it-1485800888.jpg"></p> <p>  </p> <p> <strong>Your donations will change my life, and life in Brest for the locals!!!!!!</strong></p> <p>  </p> <p> <strong>I cannot thank you enough for your generosity, so please leave me your email address so that I can send you all an invitation to the opening night of my superduper pub !!!!!!!!</strong></p> <p>  </p> <p> <strong>thecottage.irishpub@gmail.com</strong></p> <p>  </p> <p> <img alt="Thank_you-1485800687" src="https://d3v4jsc54141g1.cloudfront.net/uploads/project_image/image/388541/Thank_you-1485800687.jpg"></p> <p>  </p> <p> NOTE : If you wish, you can give several donations, it is up to you!</p> <p>  </p> <p>  </p> <p>  </p> <p>  </p> <p>  </p> <p>  </p> <p>  </p> <p>  </p> <p>  </p> <p>  </p>

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€10

A kiss, a coffee and your name on a "super-duper" bunting that will be hung in The Cottage
  • 20 contributions

€20

Estimated delivery: February 2017

A kiss, a coffee and yummy homemade cake, your name on a "super-duper" bunting that will be hung in The Cottage
  • 12 contributions

€30

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A kiss, a hug, a drink and your name on a "super-duper" bunting that will be hung in The Cottage
  • 10 contributions

€50

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A kiss, a hug, a drink and a delicious lunch for two at The Cottage, and your name on a "super-duper" bunting.
  • 24 contributions

€100

Estimated delivery: February 2017

A kiss, a hug, and a VIP reception for you, including aperitif (plate of fabulous cheeses and delicious pâtes etc), concert, and beverages at The Cottage, and your name on a "super-duper" bunting.
  • 7 contributions

€150

Estimated delivery: February 2017

A kiss, a hug, and a VIP reception for two, including aperitif (plate of fabulous cheeses and delicious pâtes etc), concert, and beverages at The Cottage, and your name on a "super-duper" bunting.
  • 3 contributions

€500

Estimated delivery: February 2017

A kiss, a hug, a beautiful customised Teeshirt, and a VIP reception for you, including aperitif (plate of fabulous cheeses and delicious pâtes etc), concert, and beverages at The Cottage, and your name on a "super-duper" bunting.
  • 2 contributions

€1,000

Estimated delivery: February 2017

A kiss, a hug, a beautiful customised Teeshirt, and a VIP reception for two, including aperitif, (plate of fabulous cheeses and delicious pâtes etc), bottle of champagne, a concert, and beverages at The Cottage, and your name on a "super-duper" bunting.

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