Going live way back in the 20th century, drinkstuff.com is proud to be one of the first retail companies that took advantage of the World Wide Web way back in 1998, building our own bespoke e-commerce platform.
Our parent company Barmans Ltd. has been trading in pub wares nationally since 1977, with drinkstuff launching a unique idea to bring pub and bar related items to both domestic and trade users. We supply over 12,000 bar products and classic and creative tableware, suitable for domestic use and professional settings, ready to around the UK, and worldwide.
In June of 2011 we launched our own brand, bar@drinkstuff, which now consists of around 400 diverse products including tableware, cocktail sets, bar equipment and mini fridges. The bar@drinkstuff line of products continues to expand, with innovative new products regularly being sourced and added to the range.
As the company has grown, changes have been made within the drinkstuff building, with a move to a bigger office in 2012 to accommodate more staff, and the addition of a new packing room to meet the increase in parcels being dispatched from our HQ in Melbourn, Hertfordshire.
To allow our business to meet our expanding demands, we purchased external storage space in Mildenhall, Suffolk at the end of 2015 giving us an extra 85,500 sq ft. This combines with the 31,500 sq ft we already have in Melbourn, giving us an impressive 117,000 sq ft to stock even more product lines.
Our annual turnover for 2015/16 peaked at £10 million, giving us the best year in the company’s history, ensuring we can look ahead at the coming year with excitement at further expansion.
Whether you need some branded pint glasses for a birthday present, or you need to kit out your new home bar with various sundries, drinkstuff.com is your one-stop shop. Even if you are a commercial bar owner, we will happily cater to your needs as we welcome bulk trades orders from all over the country.
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With a dedicated buying team that continually sources the latest products at trade shows in the UK and abroad, drinkstuff aims to keep its product range fresh and to keep our prices competitive. New products are added to our website almost daily, to provide our customers with the best choice available. In many cases we deal directly with the manufacturers of our products to ensure that we are constantly on top of quality control.
Ordering with drinkstuff.com couldn't be easier - we've dedicated plenty of man-hours into creating an online checkout process that is user friendly and constantly up to date. If you have any questions regarding your order or our product range, we have a helpful customer services team that are always willing to help. We have a range of payment and delivery options available to you, just choose the one that suits you best.
drinkstuff has a dedicated Trade Sales & Hospitality team working closely with our trade cusotmers to ensure our product catalogues are kept up to date with the latest requests and trends in the trade sector.
If you work in the trade catering and hospitality sector, you are welcome to make an appointment to visit our showroom. Please view our drinkstuff showroom page for more information.
Our motivation is to maintain our position as the number one retailer in our target market.
How do we achieve this?
- By providing an efficient dispatching service, with all orders to be dispatched to customers within 24 working hours (currently at 19.5 hours)
- By ensuring that we always have the highest possible stock levels to provide our customers with the products they want.
- Our dedicated buying team regularly visit trade shows and gain hands-on experience with the products we sell, so we know that each of our products are of a high standard before we make them available to you.
Our pledge to you as a customer:
- Offer you the best possible customer service, both before and after any sale.
- Answer all telephone calls within four rings.
- Respond to all e-mail communications within 24 working hours.
- Despatch your order within 24 working hours.
- Provide the best quality products at fair/competitive prices.
Barmans Ltd (drinkstuff.com) is a registered partner of the BRDO (Better Regulation Delivery Office) through Cambridgeshire County Council.
drinkstuff and its staff are keen to support local and national charities: Check out our fund raising events.
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Last update: 07 October 2016
Last reviewed: 07 October 2016