CHAT: Vyletni restaurace
- --- In Czechlist@yahoogroups.com, Valerie Talacko wrote:
>My brother the hill scrambler would not be impressed. :-O
> All I can think of are those mobile refreshment caravans etc. you
> sometimes get, but those are at out-and-out beauty spots i.e. on a
> tarmac road for one thing. You're right, the culture in the UK is that
> the walk ends in the pub (not the restaurant, jeez :) ) but for the
> actual walk you take your own, unless you route it to go through a
> village with a pub/cafe/ (and now I'm remembering the
> not-terribly-hardcore Time Out Book of Country Walks near London) -
The Rest and be Thankful Cafe on the Great Orme comes to mind. Sometimes referred to as a halfway house, but that is a special case.
Still "halfway cafe" gets a good few hits. Worth remembering.
>On geography field trips our teacher often insisted there was a cafe on top of the hill we were climbing, but it had always mysteriously disappeared by the time we got there.
> I don't think I've ever seen a bufet in a hut at the side of a
> footpath/on top of a hill in the UK.
So when I first heard about restaurants on top of mountains I was like yuss.
> (We have a footpath running through my parents' yard,Makes a nice change from surly landowners and paths that peter out in the middle of nowhere. Ukazatele and znacene cesty are your friends. Hot buttered scones and mugs of tea, 1/2 mile ---> Long lines of hikers going "I must obey".
> but there was never enough traffic to make much of a business
Now if I call my halfway cafe a trailside restaurant I can just call the vychazkove cesty trails...