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Old Aug 17th 2017, 10:26 am
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Not that I'll shed a tear as not only have i never been there I never go near downtown or Dubai Mall anyway.

I'm sure there are people on here who will miss it.

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Old Aug 17th 2017, 11:04 am
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No one is posting any more so there's no point having a discussion over the demise of Fortum & Mason at Dubai Mall.
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**** it, let's get pissed.
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Counting down the minutes until pub time!
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Default Re: Fortnum & Mason has closed

Originally Posted by IKnowNothing View Post
Not that I'll shed a tear as not only have i never been there I never go near downtown or Dubai Mall anyway.

I'm sure there are people on here who will miss it.

Time Out
Won't be many on here who'll miss the Rose & Violet Creams
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Another hour to go and a couple of Stellas will be directly in front of me.

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**** it, let's get pissed.
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Originally Posted by DXBtoDOH View Post
Another hour to go and a couple of Stellas will be directly in front of me.
And what will you be drinking?
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Old Aug 17th 2017, 7:14 pm
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I'm having a Fosters later

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Originally Posted by Millhouse View Post
And what will you be drinking?


Lager, lots of it, followed by Vodka with some nibbles mmmmm Rose and Violet Creams methinks!!!
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Originally Posted by DXBtoDOH View Post
Another hour to go and a couple of Stellas will be directly in front of me.
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And what will you be drinking?
That brings back memories.
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Ah that reminds me, I need to do a run down to Ajman for some....groceries

wait till last week of March 2018 and watch the fireworks is all I have to say
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Whut?

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Ah that reminds me, I need to do a run down to Ajman for some....groceries

wait till last week of March 2018 and watch the fireworks is all I have to say
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Originally Posted by Irishbeekeeper View Post
Ah that reminds me, I need to do a run down to Ajman for some....groceries

wait till last week of March 2018 and watch the fireworks is all I have to say
What's happening end of March?
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I'll miss Fortnums.
Lovely shop, lovely tea and lovely gifts for people.
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What's happening end of March?
My god you people are dumb

It's the end of the first quarter under the new vat rules.
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