Old Keg 'n Cleaver Restaurant

Old Keg 'n Cleaver Restaurant

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just an etta

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#1 May 22, 2011
What was its other name? Every time I drive by it, it drives me crazy that I can't remember. It was something English sounding like Canterbury Inn or something like that. And which was the first name, which was second?

Thank you!
Maybe

Holyoke, MA

#2 May 22, 2011
The Alesbery Inn
Steve

Ithaca, NY

#3 May 22, 2011
Aylesbury Inn.
Medium Rare

AOL

#4 May 22, 2011
Ah but, yet, another landmark bit the dust yrs ago
Bury St Edmunds

Long Eddy, NY

#5 May 22, 2011
just an etta wrote:
What was its other name? Every time I drive by it, it drives me crazy that I can't remember. It was something English sounding like Canterbury Inn or something like that. And which was the first name, which was second?
Thank you!
Thanks -- I was driving by there the other day & could not remember what the Aylesbury was before it was the Aylesbury. Keg & Cleaver was the first name.
Shamrock Lady

Herkimer, NY

#6 May 22, 2011
Both we great!
Shamrock Lady

Herkimer, NY

#7 May 22, 2011
Both WERE great! Sorry about that..
Worked there

Dallas, TX

#8 May 22, 2011
The girls at the Aylesbury Inn wore little wench outfits. (Same owner as Margarits's in the Sangertown center court, Jack Appleseeds (where Delmonicos in NU is) and S-Kickers on Route 49.)
Sue

Cortland, NY

#9 May 22, 2011
Does anybody remember the name of restaurant at the Riverside Mall that had the waitresses wearing brown robes and tied with white rope? Great place to eat.
Shamrock Lady

Herkimer, NY

#10 May 23, 2011
Friar's Inn! Loved their curly fries!! Never could understand how they carried trays upstairs with those robes!
give me a break

Clark Mills, NY

#11 May 26, 2011
Worked there wrote:
The girls at the Aylesbury Inn wore little wench outfits.(Same owner as Margarits's in the Sangertown center court, Jack Appleseeds (where Delmonicos in NU is) and S-Kickers on Route 49.)
I never went to the Aylesbury Inn, but I did work at the Keg & Cleaver. Nick Blaise was the owner. We had to wear black tights, short red skirts, a black cumberbun thing with laces in the middle, and a short puff sleeve white blouse. It really was great place and I loved working there up until I realized what a sexist Nick was. We all had to be there early before our shifts started, but the guys got to stand around and bs with Blaise while he made all the girls get everything ready in the kitchen and the dining rooms. I refused to vacuum one day while he stood talking to one of the guys, and when he refused to give me an answer as to why the guys stood around while the girls did all the work, I quit on the spot and turned in my uniform. Other than that, I still have great memories of the place. I loved the set up of the building, and the staff (waiters,waitresses, bartenders) while I was there were so much fun. We used to all go out together after our shift..usually to Livingston's Ale House which was another great place to both work (I did) and go out to. Years after that closed they turned it into a restaurant, I guess with an old English theme where all the staff had London accents. I don't think it lasted very long, and I don't remember the name of it. I thought maybe that was the place you were asking about to begin with.
Worked there

Frisco, TX

#12 May 26, 2011
give me a break wrote:
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I never went to the Aylesbury Inn, but I did work at the Keg & Cleaver. Nick Blaise was the owner. We had to wear black tights, short red skirts, a black cumberbun thing with laces in the middle, and a short puff sleeve white blouse. It really was great place and I loved working there up until I realized what a sexist Nick was. We all had to be there early before our shifts started, but the guys got to stand around and bs with Blaise while he made all the girls get everything ready in the kitchen and the dining rooms. I refused to vacuum one day while he stood talking to one of the guys, and when he refused to give me an answer as to why the guys stood around while the girls did all the work, I quit on the spot and turned in my uniform. Other than that, I still have great memories of the place. I loved the set up of the building, and the staff (waiters,waitresses, bartenders) while I was there were so much fun. We used to all go out together after our shift..usually to Livingston's Ale House which was another great place to both work (I did) and go out to. Years after that closed they turned it into a restaurant, I guess with an old English theme where all the staff had London accents. I don't think it lasted very long, and I don't remember the name of it. I thought maybe that was the place you were asking about to begin with.
Like I said - wench outfits. Got my hands under more than a few of those in my time there. Staff Christmas parties were always interesting. Nick had to change the name from Keg & Cleaver to Ayelsbury Inn in the early 70's because there was already a chain on the west coast with the name Keg & Cleaver. He had three little girls back then... I wonder if they turned out hot.
give me a break

Clark Mills, NY

#13 May 27, 2011
Worked there wrote:
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Like I said - wench outfits. Got my hands under more than a few of those in my time there. Staff Christmas parties were always interesting. Nick had to change the name from Keg & Cleaver to Ayelsbury Inn in the early 70's because there was already a chain on the west coast with the name Keg & Cleaver. He had three little girls back then... I wonder if they turned out hot.
so, were you one of the guys who got to stand around, lol?
Worked there

Frisco, TX

#14 May 27, 2011
give me a break wrote:
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so, were you one of the guys who got to stand around, lol?
Nope - seems like I was always busy filling that giant garbage can with salad or making popcorn or something :)
Mark

Ithaca, NY

#15 May 27, 2011
Worked there wrote:
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Nope - seems like I was always busy filling that giant garbage can with salad or making popcorn or something :)
I was a busboy there..
Wonder

Milwaukee, WI

#16 May 27, 2011
There was a cocktail watress named Ann there she was very pleasant, I think she had 4 kids.
Worked there

Frisco, TX

#17 May 27, 2011
Was she tall and slim with long dark brown hair?
Wonder

Milwaukee, WI

#18 May 27, 2011
no blond medium built
cooked there

Utica, NY

#19 May 27, 2011
give me a break wrote:
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so, were you one of the guys who got to stand around, lol?
Had to work with ya, cooked there for some time. Knew Nick, his wife, lol, and all of nicks crew. they were something , werent they?
Who was the gm when you were there? Or some of the assistants.
cooked there

Utica, NY

#20 May 27, 2011
Wonder wrote:
no blond medium built
No slim, and was the ONLY person who worked there that wasnt a pig.

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