Pontoon lounge drink prices... and 99 cents.

When we all like to come out and play...
Bars, clubs and pubs oh my!
ali baba
Expatriate
Posts: 643
Joined: Fri May 16, 2014 3:27 am
Reputation: 3

Re: Pontoon lounge drink prices... and 99 cents.

Post by ali baba » Sun Jun 08, 2014 2:12 pm

General Mackevili wrote:I'm lost. How much did the beer cost?
The advertised price was $2.99
The bill was $2.99.
Scarier than malaria.
User avatar
Satiated Parrot
Expatriate
Posts: 514
Joined: Tue May 13, 2014 7:25 am
Reputation: 10

Re: Pontoon lounge drink prices... and 99 cents.

Post by Satiated Parrot » Sun Jun 08, 2014 2:36 pm

OrangeDragon wrote:Bottle service is rarely about the price of the bottle vs retail. Consider this, a whisky coke at $2 a drink, about 30 drinks to a bottle, is around $60 a bottle... tack on a little extra for the table you'll be taking up, and walah. $70.

Any place you EVER drink at that isn't home or a friends you're probably paying significantly over retail.
This. Bottles are often cheaper than the equivalent amount of individual drinks as well.

Sent from my GT-I9305 using Tapatalk
OrangeDragon
Site Admin
Posts: 4189
Joined: Fri May 02, 2014 8:05 pm
Reputation: 13
United States of America

Re: Pontoon lounge drink prices... and 99 cents.

Post by OrangeDragon » Sun Jun 08, 2014 8:11 pm

Satiated Parrot wrote:
OrangeDragon wrote:Bottle service is rarely about the price of the bottle vs retail. Consider this, a whisky coke at $2 a drink, about 30 drinks to a bottle, is around $60 a bottle... tack on a little extra for the table you'll be taking up, and walah. $70.

Any place you EVER drink at that isn't home or a friends you're probably paying significantly over retail.
This. Bottles are often cheaper than the equivalent amount of individual drinks as well.

Sent from my GT-I9305 using Tapatalk
Not back home though... a bottle in a Vegas nightclub would run you $1000 or more. Of course you get VIP access, some status crap, a table and seats in a standing room only place, and a personal serving girl for the evening to mix your drinks for you.
kiwiincambodia
Expatriate
Posts: 4246
Joined: Mon May 19, 2014 1:06 pm
Reputation: 437
Korea North

Re: Pontoon lounge drink prices... and 99 cents.

Post by kiwiincambodia » Sun Jun 08, 2014 8:54 pm

I think it needs to be noted as well that If you don't finish your bottle at the end of the night the remains will be left for you on your next visit.

That has to be taken into account as well
Check out my website for all things Kiwi in Cambodia at https://tiny.cc/j410iy
OrangeDragon
Site Admin
Posts: 4189
Joined: Fri May 02, 2014 8:05 pm
Reputation: 13
United States of America

Re: Pontoon lounge drink prices... and 99 cents.

Post by OrangeDragon » Sun Jun 08, 2014 9:19 pm

kiwiincambodia wrote:I think it needs to be noted as well that If you don't finish your bottle at the end of the night the remains will be left for you on your next visit.

That has to be taken into account as well
Yeah, that's pretty rare honestly... lol. In the US that would be unheard of.
kiwiincambodia
Expatriate
Posts: 4246
Joined: Mon May 19, 2014 1:06 pm
Reputation: 437
Korea North

Re: Pontoon lounge drink prices... and 99 cents.

Post by kiwiincambodia » Sun Jun 08, 2014 9:28 pm

OrangeDragon wrote:
kiwiincambodia wrote:I think it needs to be noted as well that If you don't finish your bottle at the end of the night the remains will be left for you on your next visit.

That has to be taken into account as well
Yeah, that's pretty rare honestly... lol. In the US that would be unheard of.
I've only heard rumors of this happening.

I never have any left when I leave LOL
Check out my website for all things Kiwi in Cambodia at https://tiny.cc/j410iy
User avatar
General Mackevili
GONK
Posts: 15417
Joined: Tue May 06, 2014 5:24 pm
Reputation: 991
Location: The Kingdom
Contact:
United States of America

Re: Pontoon lounge drink prices... and 99 cents.

Post by General Mackevili » Sun Jun 08, 2014 9:48 pm

kiwiincambodia wrote:I think it needs to be noted as well that If you don't finish your bottle at the end of the night the remains will be left for you on your next visit.

That has to be taken into account as well
LoL, and if we're going to be noting things, I also hear you can get in for free if you tell the staff at the entrance you want a bottle and a table.
"Life is too important to take seriously."

"Life does not cease to be funny when people die any more than it ceases to be serious when people laugh."

Have a story or an anonymous news tip for CEO? Need advertising? CONTACT ME

Cambodia Expats Online is the most popular community in the country. JOIN TODAY

Follow CEO on social media:

Facebook
Twitter
YouTube
Google+
Instagram
OrangeDragon
Site Admin
Posts: 4189
Joined: Fri May 02, 2014 8:05 pm
Reputation: 13
United States of America

Re: Pontoon lounge drink prices... and 99 cents.

Post by OrangeDragon » Sun Jun 08, 2014 10:02 pm

kiwiincambodia wrote:
OrangeDragon wrote:
kiwiincambodia wrote:I think it needs to be noted as well that If you don't finish your bottle at the end of the night the remains will be left for you on your next visit.

That has to be taken into account as well
Yeah, that's pretty rare honestly... lol. In the US that would be unheard of.
I've only heard rumors of this happening.

I never have any left when I leave LOL
Same here... lol. In fact I often find myself ordering drinks from the bar...
Bitte_Kein_Lexus
Expatriate
Posts: 2507
Joined: Sun May 18, 2014 7:32 pm
Reputation: 104

Re: Pontoon lounge drink prices... and 99 cents.

Post by Bitte_Kein_Lexus » Sun Jun 08, 2014 10:26 pm

I went to Sharkeys for the first time in probably over a year this Saturday and I noticed a glass of wine in the fridge with blue duct tape over it. Curious, I asked the waitress what that was all about. I was (naively) expecting a story about the owner keeping a filled glass for a friend who had recently passed away or something. Nope, she told me girls leave their drinks there for later, lol. That has to be a new record! Not plastic cling wrap, but actual duct tape, haha. Cleaning that glass will be a bitch and the wine will probably taste like crap.
Ex Bitteeinbit/LexusSchmexus
User avatar
StroppyChops
The Missionary Man
Posts: 10091
Joined: Tue May 06, 2014 11:24 am
Reputation: 709
Australia

Re: Pontoon lounge drink prices... and 99 cents.

Post by StroppyChops » Sun Jun 08, 2014 11:49 pm

Bitte_Kein_Lexus wrote:...the wine will probably taste like crap.
:popcorn:
Bodge: This ain't Kansas, and the neighbours ate Toto!
Post Reply Previous topicNext topic
  • Similar Topics
    Replies
    Views
    Last post

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 78 guests