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Food The Royals Had To Get Rid Of The Bar Inside Buckingham Palace Because Employees There Got Too Lit

20:30  23 september  2019
20:30  23 september  2019 Source:   delish.com

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There are a select few jobs where you might get to sneak a cocktail while working, and apparently, being employed at Buckingham Palace used to be one of them. A former employee revealed that there apparently used to be a bar inside the palace, but that things had to be shut down when too many people were drinking on the job.

a group of people in front of a large building with Buckingham Palace in the background: Dickie Arbiter, the Queen's former press secretary, said in the documentary Secrets Of The Royal Palaces that they had to scrap the bar after people working there got “too worse for wear.”© NurPhoto - Getty Images Dickie Arbiter, the Queen's former press secretary, said in the documentary Secrets Of The Royal Palaces that they had to scrap the bar after people working there got “too worse for wear.”

The scandalous revelation was made during a new documentary Secrets Of The Royal Palaces, according to The Sun. Dickie Arbiter, the Queen's former press secretary, said in the doc that they had to scrap the bar after people working there got “too worse for wear.” We've all been there—albeit, I presume, not in front of royalty.

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Though employees may no longer be drinking alcohol in the palace, it's apparently not unheard of to be offered a hot drink, even by the Queen herself. In addition to the bar, another revelation in the doc was that a workman was once offered a tea by someone in the distance while in the royal residence. He replied, without looking, “Yeah. In a mug. Two sugars. Builders’ tea."

When he looked around, he apparently saw the Queen walking away to make him a tea, according to royal upholsterer Kevin Andrews, who is friends with the man. I bet the Queen makes a killer cuppa, considering she reportedly drinks a few cups of the stuff herself per day. She also can reportedly appreciate a good alcoholic drink so here's hoping that's occasionally offered as well. A gal can dream!

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