UK pub inposes two drinks limit on ''child cruelty''

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London, Jan 5 (UNI) One of Britain's largest pub chains has banned customers from having more than two drinks if they have children with them.

The move by JD Wetherspoon, which owns 683 pubs throughout the UK, emerged only after a man, who tried to order a third drink and a meal was told he could not be served to prevent cruelty to children under the Licensing Act, the Independent reported.

''We are not in any way a children's pub with an activity centre. It is not a wonderful day out for children spending hours in the pub,'' JD Wetherspoon spokesman, Eddie Gershon said.

''Once customers have finished the meal with the child, we would expect them to leave soon after. We are not uncomfortable with children being on the premises as it is commercially viable. We would let an adult order an alcoholic drink with a meal and another drink after that,'' he added.

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