The bartender at the Blue Moon Inn in Varrock is a man who sells drinks to people. He has a son named Balek. Despite his son's claims, he does not own the tavern but just works for the innkeeper.
The bartender is also involved in the simple Treasure Trails clue "Speak to the bartender of the Blue Moon Inn in Varrock."
During the Bar Crawl miniquest, he is one of the bartenders that you must get a drink from. His drink is the "Uncle Humphry's Gutrot". It costs 50 coins and lowers Attack, Defence, Strength, and Smithing, doing up to 20 life points of damage. It also makes you throw up. The drink can only be purchased during the Bar Crawl.
He appears in the Flashback miniquest, handing the player a handwritten message.
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- patch 20 December 2010 (Update):
- A Varrock bartender's rag no longer mysteriously grows when cleaning glasses.
- The bartender also seems to be one of the few NPCs who are aware that RuneScape is a "computer game". This is an example of a character "breaking the fourth wall". When players inquire what the bartender means by this, he makes a brief attempt at explaining what a computer is, calling it a "magic box". However, the player is baffled, and calls the bartender's idea "obviously mad".
- He plays a small role in the 2011 Thanksgiving event in which King Roald needs the player to order a delivery from him and other merchants.