Every Type of Person We've Met at a Bar

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Whether you're out with your mates or you're working behind the bar, guaranteed that you've met one-if not all of these types of people during a night out. Read on to discover every type of person we've met at a bar.


"There's probably a good chance you've met (or maybe even are...) one of these types during a cheeky night on the town" 

All the Types of People We've Met at the Bar

The types of people you'll meet at a bar


  • The Drunk Mum. The middle aged mum, typically found among her gal pals out for a good time with an affinity to Bon Jovi bangers. 
  • The Pusher. The alcohol-intake enthusiast, with an affinity to shots and all the other bad decisions. 
  • The Random Crier. Maybe they're having an emotional night or maybe they're crying for no reason. Either way, there will be tears after a few drinks.

    The Types of People We've Met at the Bar
  • The Corner Dancer. There is no boundary when it comes to busting a move for this individual. 
  • The PDA-ers. Listening is the biggest part of hospitality, whether it's listening to your guests, listening 

Check out the original article and full list of people we've met at the bar here.


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About the author Carlyn Shaw

Drawing on 12 years of hospitality experience and coming from a Communications background, I am passionate about all things hospitality.


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