Haddenham Bucks

Twist Closed?

Home » News » Twist Closed?
Twist@GreenDragon

We have been informed that the Twist at the Green Dragon has closed, having ceased trading on Sunday 18th October.

If this information is confirmed, the closure represents sad news for the village as it means that yet another drinking/dining business is no longer available to us, following on the heels of the Red Lion and, a while back, the Peking Rendezvous.

What is it about this particular pub?

Clearly, given its recent history, there are major challenges when it comes to making the Green Dragon a commercial success. The business has been through at least three management teams or owners in the same number of years. But hopes were high that the business model which seemed to be prospering in Wendover would transfer successfully to Haddenham. Apparently this was not the case.

No doubt many of us will have our own opinion as to what is required to make the Green Dragon a successful pub/restaurant. However, if it was that simple, we presumably wouldn't be looking at closed doors and shutters once again.

Answers on a postcard ....

popular recent storiesAlso in the news

Lighthouse 07a
Haddenham Webteam: Tue 21 Nov 8:00am

Lighthouse Thame and Villages is a free-of-charge, week-long children's holiday club, organized by a voluntary committee drawn from a number of local churches of different denominations. The initiative came into being in 2007 and the annual event usually takes place in the last week of July. Activities include drama, bible teaching, music, craft and sport, and is hugely popular among local...

Millway Furlong 01
Haddenham Webteam: Mon 20 Nov 5:30pm

As we are all too well aware, Haddenham is experiencing rapid growth, with lots of new houses going up around us. In this context, one of the most commonly expressed concerns from local families relates to the cost of buying a new home — how might young people get on the first rung of the housing ladder and continue to live in the area in which they have grown up? One possible option is...

From Venice to Ipanema
Haddenham Webteam: Mon 20 Nov 4:30pm

Come and enjoy the Witchert Chorale's Concert on Saturday 2nd December at 7.30pm in St Mary's Haddenham and be transported between continents and across centuries. From the historic city of Venice in the Renaissance to the beaches of Rio de Janeiro in the 20th century, we celebrate the start of the festive season with joyful psalms and with a rather continental dance. And who knows...

© 2012 - 2017 Haddenham.net