- Ashton under Lyne
- Ash Tree
9-11 Wellington Road
Ashton under Lyne
(0161) 339 9670
Directly facing the Ashton Market Hall, this Wetherspoon's outlet is easily accessible by bus, train and tram from all over Greater Manchester. Families are welcome in the lower dining level. Above is the bar, main lounge and new in 2019, a balcony overlooking a beer garden. This opening up has let more daylight in brightening up the usually gloomy interior of a Wetherspoon. Good value applies to the beer and food and their national beer festivals run at least twice yearly. Guest beers are from near and far.
- Ash Tree Farm
Ashton under Lyne
(0161) 343 8175
Opened in Spring 2015. Owned by Greene King and part of the Farmhouse Inns brand, this is a large modern establishment in the area previously known as Ashton Moss. Essentially a family dining establishment with traditional pub grub alongside a carvery, but the real ale drinker is not forgotten with three handpulls on the bar counter. The guest ale is typically sourced locally. You'll be greeted upon arrival to see if you plan to eat. Although eating is not mandatory, the bespoke drinking area is quite small, so consider ordering some of the sides, many of which make great beer snacks, particularly the onion bhajis.
- Ashton under Lyne Golf Club
Ashton under Lyne
(0161) 330 1537
This is a members golf club but playing visitors are welcome by prior arrangement. Function room is available where a single handpull serves Sharp's Doom Bar.
- Beau Geste
160 Katherine Street
Ashton under Lyne
ku.oc.evil@fcayeltrahtgs(0161) 272 5499
Refurbished in 2018 and currently sells two real ales at good value prices.
- Browton's Bottle Shop
8 Fletcher Street
Ashton under Lyne
(0161) 343 8720
A bottle shop established in December 2012 which was granted an on-licence in December 2015. No cask real ale, but always at least one real cider. However, around 100 regularly changing bottled beers (some bottle conditioned), and bottled ciders are on offer which can now be consumed in the cosy beer parlour. Open 12 - 5 on the last Sunday of each month, when drinkers are encouraged to buy food at the Ashton Farmers Market & bring it in to enjoy with a drink. Drinkers are also welcome to bring their own vinyl & CDs to play. As they say in Browton's - "Beer, Chat, Sounds". Very close to train station, bus station & metro.
13 Warrington Street
Ashton under Lyne
(0161) 339 7177
Entranced from pedestrianised street opposite the old GPO. Comfortable well furnished open lounge with L shaped bar and small mezzanine area.
- Dog & Pheasant
528 Oldham Road
Ashton under Lyne
(0161) 330 4894
On the main road to Oldham and close to the border this popular, friendly local near the Medlock Valley Country Park has been a regular Guide entry since 1992. It has a large U shaped bar serving three distinct areas, plus another room at the front. The beer range is supplemented by three guest beers from the Marston’s portfolio. A menu of good-value food includes vegetarian options. There is an open mike night on Monday and quiz night on Thursday evening.
- Engine Room
46 Wellington Road
Ashton under Lyne
(0161) 330 1757
Large town centre pub in the old fire station building facing the Tameside Council Offices.
- Forester's Call
147 Old Street
Ashton under Lyne
ku.oc.oohay@llacsretserof(0161) 330 1814
This is a town centre local with at least one, sometines two cask ales, using local breweries, with some national on a rota. There is an award winning garden and car park to the rear. T.V. packages include Sky and BT.
- Half Way House
123 Whiteacre Road
Ashton under Lyne
(0161) 343 1344
This large popular open plan locals' pub recently refurbished was first licenced in 1860. Up to four changing beers from Glossop, Mossley, Greenfield and further afield are available on handpumps at a very reasonable £2.20 to £ 2.80 a pint.
- Hartshead Inn
Ashton under Lyne
Situated off Mossley Road just north of Ashton golf course this large restaurant pub was formerly Tongue Bottom Farm until its conversion by Mitchell and Butler. The extensive beer garden looks down rolling countryside towards the Manchester conurbation and, on a clear day the Welsh mountains beyond. The bar essentially a reception area for the restaurant gives diners a decent choice of real ales to have with their meal.
- Harvester Ashton Moss
Ashton Moss Leisure Park
Ashton under Lyne
(0161) 343 6138
Food/ family orientated pub in the Harvester chain.
3 Mossley Road
Ashton under Lyne
(0161) 830 0999
Victorian multi-room pub once served soldiers from the Manchester Regiment barracks opposite, now opened out and a busy up market food pub. A veranda restaurant overlooks the garden and nearby clough.
- Junction Inn
55 Turner Lane
Ashton under Lyne
ku.oc.oohay@nothsanninoitcnujeht(0161) 822 0808
A friendly pub a short stroll from the outside market and to the back of Ashton Station. Darts dominoes and crib league on a Monday, plus pool. The pub is in the Nuts magazine poker league on Mondays. Karaoke and DJ on Fridays.
- Junction Inn
Ashton under Lyne
(0161) 343 4831
Situated on the north east extremity of Ashton, next to the golf course and open country this traditional end of terrace pub is the first of many stone buildings (and pubs) found as you continue out on the A670 into Mossley and Saddleworth. The cosy interior is traditional in every sense, as is the warm welcome.
- Miners Arms
147 Mossley Road
Ashton under Lyne
Traditional friendly local on busy junction near Tameside General Hospital. A Chinese fish and chip shop is conveniently opposite.
- Old Ball
Ashton under Lyne
(0161) 330 9446
Friendly, sport oriented pub, with multiple rooms and TV's, trying to introduce cask as a regular.
- Prince of Orange
43 Wellington Rd
Ashton under Lyne
(0161) 330 3846
Refurbished, to give the pub a 'station waiting room' look. Food offering centres around a basic pizza menu. Dogs, children and their well-behaved owners are very welcome. The pub is ideally situated for public transport users : Ashton under Lyne train station is across the road. The bus station is around the corner and the tram to Manchester is also a couple of minutes walk away.
- Sheldon Arms
Lord Sheldon Way
Ashton under Lyne
ku.oc.seelwj@smranodlehs(0161) 371 2090
Named after a recent long serving MP for Ashton this modern restaurant pub, adjacent to a Travelodge, lies on the new road and tram system on the western outskirt of town close to the Snipe Retail Park.
2 Warrington Street
Ashton under Lyne
Victorian community pub, winner of numerous awards, biker friendly and everyone welcome. Community music group on Thursdays for people with learning difficulties and mental health issues. Four beer festivals per year and annual bike show in May. No food served, but customers are welcome to bring their own. Weekly cask ale club, £2 per pint 12 - 5.
2 Stamford Square
Ashton under Lyne
(0161) 308 2076
A large single room pub situated on the busy road to Sheffield next to the entrance to Stamford Park, (worth visiting) holds a quiz on Mondays and an open mike session on Thursday.The seasonal beer is available at week-ends.
148 St Albans Avenue.
Ashton under Lyne
(0161) 465 0386
Refurbished and renamed in Autumn 2014, the Waterhouse is a sports led community pub on the Hartshead estate. Open plan front area, consisting of a comfortable lounge and adjacent pool area, is complemented by a large function room to the rear featuring another pool table and darts board. Focus is very much on Sports TV. Pies and pizzas available during opening hours. There are two regularly changing guest ales from the Enterprise list.
- Waterloo & Taunton Conservative Club
350 Oldham Road
Ashton under Lyne
(0161) 330 1460
Offers 2 changing real ales, but admittance is for Club members only.
152 Old Street
Ashton under Lyne
(0161) 344 0321
Traditional pub with iconic 200 capacity live music venue to the rear, which has been a hub of live indie & rock music since the 60s. DJs Fridays, live bands Saturdays. 5 ales, 3 house & 2 guests, all nationally sourced. "Cask night" Thursdays - buy 5 pints & get 6th free (can carry over). Real cider. Quiz night Mondays, free pool Tuesdays. Poets Corner last Sunday of the month 4-6. State of the art Jukebox. Large covered yard outside. Every inch of wall-space inside and out is covered with retro music posters and memorabilia.
- Ash Tree 9-11 Wellington Road Ashton under Lyne OL6 6DA (0161) 339 9670
31 Old Street
(0161) 465 0205
Two rotating real ales on offer, three at weekends, typically from the larger national breweries such as Theakston's, Jennings etc. Discount scheme for CAMRA Members, second pint half price upon production of Membership Card. Opened and converted in 2018 by the owner (Paul), who also has the nearby the Bowling Green, it was previously a pram shop. It has been refurbished to a high standard resulting in a welcoming, quiet, comfortable & spacious place to enjoy a pint or two. Children are not allowed and if the television is on it will always be muted. There is a small courtyard-style beer garden to the rear and food served daily until 5pm. Ashton's transport interchange of train, tram and bus is nearby.
- Tapsters 31 Old Street Ashton-Under-Lyne OL6 6LA (0161) 465 0205
- Aldwinians R.U.F.C.
Audenshaw Park, Droylsden Rd
(0161) 301 1001
This large 2 roomed bar, tied to Marston's, welcomes members & non members alike & features 2 cask ales, Thwaites Wainwright & 1 guest ale. There is usually plenty going on, with regular poker sessions, & the Blood Donation Service also uses the venue. Large function room available for up to 150 people. All TV sports shown. The Club also runs a beer festival every year at the end of the season over the May Bank Holiday weekend in a marquee on the pitches. Easily reached by public transport, mid-way between Audenshaw & Droylsden Metro Stations.
- Fairfield Arms
Fairfield House. 92 Manchester Road.
(0161) 371 1331
Originally a private house, this Victorian building was acquired by Boddingtons in 1980. Reopened in the Winter of 2015 following a major refurbishment and is now an Ember Inn with a major emphasis on food. The central core of the building forms the main part of the pub which features lots of dark wood. Around two sides are conservatories which provide light and airy spaces mainly used for food. The drinker is not forgotten as eight handpulls serve a wide range of national real ales including Ember Pale Ale which is brewed for Ember Inns by Black Sheep. Downstairs is a "Cellar Bar" which opens out into a patio and outdoor garden area. Disabled access is via a lift from the side car park.
(0161) 370 3464
Between Ashton u Lyne and Audenshaw opposite the Snipe Retail Park. Traditional community pub with a large beer garden.
- Aldwinians R.U.F.C. Audenshaw Park, Droylsden Rd Audenshaw M34 5SN (0161) 301 1001
- Birch Vale
- Printers Arms
This small stone-built pub was substantially re-furbished in 2010 resulting in a significantly enlarged open plan interior with flag floors thoughout. A small pool and darts area sit adjacent to the lounge bar and T.V.s provide some sports coverage. Accommodation available within nearby barn conversion. A small outdoor patio offers views accross the Sett Valley.
- Sycamore Inn
Large refurbished pub with several rooms and dining areas overlooking the Sett Valley with outdoor seating, extensive gardens and large car park. Three real ales currently served.
- Printers Arms Thornsett Road Birch Vale SK22 1AZ (01663) 744650
- Arden Arms
(0161) 879 4844
A comfortable and friendly pub in a rural setting, popular with walkers and horse riders (there is a watering point). Sold by Robinson's and reopened January 2018 by Richard Hirst, who is behind a new PubCo called Proper Good Pub Co. Ltd. 3 ales on hand pull. The Arden Best Bitter (Stockport Brewing's Crown Best Bitter rebadged) is complemented by 2 guest ales, also typically from Stockport Brewing. The comfortable interior is open plan with lots of dark wood, which gives a very rural feel. An indoor play area (Xbox etc.) is provided for children and there is also a substantial outdoor play area. Food is available daily except Tuesdays, with an ever changing menu of high quality pub grub, including steaks. Both ale & food are available to take away. BBQs are regularly held over the summer. Quiz Wednesdays, karaoke Saturdays. Apparently, the pub is haunted by a friendly ghost called Norman, who likes to hang out in the pool room. Disabled access is to the left via the outdoor smoking area.
96 Stockport Road East
(0161) 430 6560
Real Ale introduced during 2018 as part of a refurbishment. There's a bar in front as you enter and a pool table area on the left at the back. A small stage is set up on the right hand side and features music on Friday and Saturday nights. There are several TVs dotted around showing football etc.
71 Lower Bents Lane
(0161) 917 6871
Good local. Previous Robinson's pub and although sold by Robinson's it still sells Robinson's beers.
(0161) 406 6019
Friendly, very large 2-room modern pub, which is part of the Charnwood Pub Company estate, offering 2 ever-rotating real ales. Particularly popular for functions for up to 100 people. Pool & darts teams. Close to Bredbury train station & on bus route. Live music monthly.
- Rising Sun
57 Stockport Road East
(0161) 494 9696
Open plan pub decorated to a high standard, with a snug on the right where you can enjoy your pint away from diners. Reopened November 2017 after a short period of closure. Traditional pub food available until 9pm daily. Steak night Wednesdays. Buffets provided on request. Quiz Sundays. Parking available at Bredbury train station. Disabled access is to the rear via the beer garden. Open plan pub decorated to a high standard, with a snug on the right where you can enjoy your pint away from diners. Reopened November 2017 after a short period of closure. Traditional pub food available until 9pm daily. Steak night Wednesdays. Buffets provided on request. Quiz Sundays. Parking available at Bredbury train station. Disabled access is to the rear via the beer garden. Children welcome until 9.30pm.
- Travellers' Call
402 Stockport Road West
(0161) 258 1906
Large local pub very popular with fans of Lees Bitter. A traditional drinkers pub. Large outdoor drinking area.
- Arden Arms Ashton Road Bredbury SK6 2RY (0161) 879 4844
- Harewood Arms
2 Market Street Broadbottom
Ex Enterprise pub taken over in October 2013. The Green Mill Brewery moved from its previous location in Rochdale and is established in the cellar of the Harewood Arms - now, essentially, the brewery tap. Greater Manchester Regional Pub of the Year in 2015. There is a range of continental bottled beers available along with two handpulls dedicated to real cider. Local CAMRA branch Cider Pub of the Year 2016. Conveniently located for Broadbottom Station (Manchester to Hadfield line)Large open plan area either side of the entrance featuring wooden beams and panels. Open fires help to create a warm and comfortable atmosphere. Pool table and elevated darts areas to the rear. Good community feel to the pub in this quiet village on the edge of the Peak District.
- Harewood Arms 2 Market Street Broadbottom Broadbottom SK14 6AX moc.nsm@yrewerbllimneerg(01457) 762500
- Fox Inn
(0161) 427 1634
Small stone pub in picturesque hamlet. Cosy traditional country interior.
- Fox Inn Brookbottom SK22 3AY (0161) 427 1634
- 19th Hole
1 Townend, Fairfield
On the north side of Buxton. Panoramic views over Buxton and the nearby golf course. Thursday night is quiz night.
- 53 Degrees North
8a Hall Bank
A neighbourhood café/bar moments away from the main tourist attractions of the town. Hall Bank lives up to its name being a steep hill separating the upper and lower parts of town. The front section of the narrow building is laid out in a café style. The bar is to the rear. Four handpumps offer mainly local and regional ales. Food served lunchtime and evening and there is a children's menu. Sunday roasts are a feature of the food offer.
- Ale Stop
Former wine shop just off Buxton Market Square converted to a two room micropub. Beer is the thing here with three constantly changing beers from microbreweries up and down the country. Also three real ciders from various sources. Objective is to bring to Buxton beers and ciders which are rarely, if ever, seen in the town. There is live music on Sunday afternoons.
- Blazing Rag
103 London Road
A traditional family run pub.
- Buckingham Hotel
1 Burlington Road
Public bar located within a hotel named after local artist George Ramsay. Occasional sports events are shown on TV. Well-behaved dogs are welcome in the bar.
- Bulls Head Hotel
90 Fairfield Road
Houses the Imani Indian Restaurant.
- Buxton & High Peak Golf Club Town End, Waterswallows Road, Fairfield Buxton SK17 7EN (01298) 26263
- Buxton Brewery Cellar Bar
Owned and run by Buxton Brewery, who list it as part of their Buxton Tap House next door but one, although it is a separate bar with its own entrance. It concentrates on being a more drink orientated establishment, with no food served. It has a single room, split into two seating areas with the bar at the rear on the right. The decor is simple with an original brick vaulted ceiling. An outdoor seating area is provided, shared with the Tap House. Two cask and 12 keg beers from Buxton Brewery and collaboration brews are served from taps behind the bar along with a large selection of their canned and bottled beers.
- Buxton Tap House
11-16 The Old Court House, George Street
At the rear of the crescent in Buxton's café quarter close to the Opera House and the Dome. Buxton Brewery's own Tap House has four handpumps serving Buxton Brewery beers (please note there are no pumpclips, but all beers are listed on the blackboard). Up to sixteen craft (key keg) beers are on offer (1/3 pint measures are available) as is draught cider from Pure North. A variety of food is on offer ranging from baguettes to burgers during the week (and Saturday) and a traditional roast on Sundays.
- Cheshire Cheese
37-39 High Street
Double fronted building of considerable age with old associations with the livestock trade. Purchased by Everards in Summer 2013 and, after refurbishment, opened under the management of Titanic in Autumn 2013. The pub is essentially open plan but split into several alcoves. Low ceilings with original beams adds to the cosy atmosphere. Several areas have wooden floors and there is a quiet area away to the right which features an open fire. The bar boasts an impressive array of 10 handpulls serving a range of Titanic beers and guests. This is the 8th Titanic pub and the first in the High Peak. A welcome addition to the local real ale scene.
123 St John's Road
Refurbished in June 2013.
10 Eagle Parade
A traditional locals pub
- Fairfield Conservative Club St Peters Road Fairfield Buxton SK17 7DX (01298) 22045
- Kings Head Hotel
Centrally located friendly pub. Originally built in 1725 as a parsonage, this pub has a long and varied history. Reopened on 1st August 2019 after brief closure for redecoration etc.
- London Road Inn
62-64 High Street
End of terrace pub close to Buxton Market Place. Pub opens up into an open plan space around the bar area with two areas off to the sides.
The pub has a vibrant live music scene, featuring touring bands and international artists.
- Milton's Head
63 Spring Gardens
Small traditional tap room on the left & larger bar area to rear with pool table. Separate dining area on right.
- New Inn
2-3 Market Place
On the historic market place in the centre of town. Refurbished in 2013 and now features eight handpulls serving five of the regular Robinsons beers, plus a seasonal, and two under the Hartley's name. Good homely pub with live music most Fridays; real fire in winter.
- Old Clubhouse
3 Water Street
Busy pub, previously a Gentlemen's Club (many years ago), opposite the Opera House. Carvery on Sundays. Generally four real ales often from Greene King.
- Old Hall Hotel
Reputed to be the oldest hotel in England and built as the 'New Hall' in 1573 by Bess of Hardwick, on the site of an earlier inn. It provided accommodation for Mary Queen of Scots who was under house arrest. The hotel was much rebuilt in 1670, but parts of the 1573 building survive. The Old Hall Hotel is located beside the Crescent and alongside the Opera House and consists of a large traditional hotel with three public bars. At the front is the small 'Theatre Bar', open lunch and evgs; in the centre is the 'Cockerel Wine Bar' where food is served from midday until 10pm; and at the back is the 'George Potter Bar' for evening drinks. All hotel facilities available. The Hotel bars are on the Buxton Real Ale Trail and are open to non-residents. The House beer "Queen of Scots" is a 4.2% ABV IPA brewed by Sharp's.
- Old Sun Inn
33 High Street
17th century coaching inn which has recently been thoroughly re-vamped whilst maintaining a variety of separate, some very small, drinking areas. The Sun retains real oak features , stone floors and rustic furnishings. Six handpumps dispense beers from the Marston's list. Home cooked food sourced from local farms and suppliers is served lunchtimes and evenings.
- Parks Inn
2 Burlow Road, Harpur Hill
Fully refurbished and reopened February 2020. The pub is food orientated and serves traditional English pub fayre using locally sourced ingredients, everything is freshly cooked. Curry night every Wednesday 5-9pm. Tables can be booked online.
- Pavilion Gardens Cafe
St. Johns Road
This café/restaurant is part of the Pavilion Gardens complex in the centre of Buxton. On entry one is greeted and shown to a table. Breakfast is served between 9.30 and 11.30 after which time a full lunchtime menu is offered. The casual drinker is welcome but it's table service only & you pay your bill at the end. Two real ales served from the Marston's stable in addition to a few bottle-conditioned beers from Buxton Brewery.
- Queens Head Hotel
In the same family for over 40 years, the Queen's Head offers a warm welcome. Situated in upper Buxton, near the market. A variety of drinking areas offer pool, table football and music. Popular with sports fans and can get crowded for popular fixtures. Bed and Breakfast accommodation available in a converted stable block.
Family Dining pub close to railway station & main shopping street. The pub was taken over by Joseph Holt Brewery from Greene King in early 2017 and reopened following extensive refurbishment on 4th September 2017. Large, open format dining pub featuring a daily carvery. Front Left hand area is retained as a gaming room with 2 large screen TVs; dominos are available. Opens at 10am for breakfasts.
- RedWillow Buxton
1 Cavendish Circus
The bar opened in late 2017 and is located within a converted RBS bank in the centre of Buxton. Most of the interior has been refitted with wood effect tile flooring; there is a large new bar and a small mezzanine level above the new toilet facilities. Seating comprises a mix of large leather booths & freestanding tables. There remains a few original etched glass windows and an original mahogany & glass office space with additional seating & service hatch to the left of the bar. In addition to the four cask RedWillow beers and one guest beer on handpump there are a further 15 on offer as craft keg beers, together with a selection of bottled beers from across the UK & abroad. There are also 50 gins, various cocktails, & wine on tap. Tea & Coffee can be served and food is available too in the form of snacks and pizzas. The beers available, together with pricing, is displayed on TV screens.
- South 16
9-11 Market St
Award winning bar/restaurant offering three cask ales, normally from Derbyshire breweries, together wth continental lagers and locally sourced food. Closed for refurbishment on June 18th 2016; now reopened as South 16.
- Swan Hotel
40 High Street
A hostelry that prides itself on being a drinkers’ pub, with a friendly, welcoming atmosphere. The comfortable three rooms are served by a central bar; TVs in two rooms show major sports events. Seasonal Storm beer changes regularly and the pub is home to thriving darts and domino teams. Pub car park at rear and also large public car parking nearby. Thursday night is quiz night.
- Wye Bridge House
Wetherspoon pub in the former Midland Railway Hotel with a deserved reputation for serving an excellent selection of up to five guest beers in addition to two real ciders on draught. Occasional beer festivals and brewery trips are organised. Information boards describe the history of the spa town. The extensive outdoor patio area is popular in summer and is adjacent to a municipal park. The car park is small but a public car park is situated a short walk away.
- 19th Hole 1 Townend, Fairfield Buxton SK17 7EN (01298) 402289
- Buxworth Memorial Club
1 Station Road
This is a thriving local club, welcoming and straightforward with a bar area and a larger separate lounge. The two changing cask beers tend to be from local and regional breweries. It is located close to the site of the historic refurbished Bugsworth Canal Basin on the Peak Forest Canal. It is handy for boaters, cyclists and walkers when visiting this picturesque rural area on the edge of the Peak District. The club is open to non-members.
- Navigation Inn
Excellent multi roomed 18th century pub set in attractive countryside in Buxworth village. It caters for all tastes and families and walkers are welcome. There is a pleasant outdoor patio drinking area and also a children’s play area. Good value food and real fires complement a warm and welcoming atmosphere. Accommodation is also available. The guest beers tend to be sourced from micros. The pub stands alongside the recently renovated Buxworth Peak Forest Canal Basin, once the terminus of the limestone carrying Peak Forest Canal Tramway from the quarries up at Dove Holes.
Food served 12 noon until 20.30.
- Buxworth Memorial Club 1 Station Road Buxworth SK23 7NJ (01663) 732050
- Chapel en le Frith
- Fickle Mermaid
Chapel en le Frith
Family friendly food orientated pub situated alongside the Chapel by-pass
- Hanging Gate
Chapel en le Frith
On the B5470 on the outskirts of Chapel close to the road to Combes. This restaurant only allows diners to purchase drinks at the bar. Breakfast served from 10am.
- New Inn
1 Manchester Road
Chapel en le Frith
Comfortable stone-built pub at northern end of the town.
- Old Cell Ale Bar
10 - 12 Market Place
Chapel en le Frith
The Old Cell is a micro pub located on the historic market place; it opened December 9th 2016. This is a cosy little pub in a converted shop. Seating comprises fixed bench style, tables & chairs and stools. Three hand pulls serve changing beers normally from local (micro) breweries. There is a range of bottled beers to take away or to drink on the premises and a "bag-in-box" real cider is also available together with a selection of 4 kegs, spirits (including a large selection of Gins combined with a range of Fevertree tonics) & wine.
- Old Pack Horse
Chapel en le Frith
Cosy traditional pub at the southern end of the town. One of only a few Robinson's pub that serves the dark mild at all times.
- Raising The Bar
63 Market Street
Chapel en le Frith
This wine merchant and bottle shop in the centre of Chapel stocks a selection of craft bottled beers, including many local breweries, such as Torrside, Buxton, Big Stone, Chapel En Le Frith, RedWillow, Thornbridge, Cloudwater, Blackjack and many more.
29 Market Street
Chapel en le Frith
Described as a Café Bar & Restaurant on the main street in the town. Small double fronted entrance opens out into a stylish seating area. Towards the back is the bar with seating around. The rear courtyard is particularly appealing on those warm High Peak afternoons. Three handpulls grace the bar counter. The first is permanently Marstons, one of the Thornbridge beers is on the second with the third reserved for the very occasional guest. Food is Tapas. A darts and dominoes match occurs most Mondays during the season and a fun quiz on Tuesdays - no fee, no prize, but sausage and chips are free at half-time.
- Roebuck Inn
9 Market Place
Chapel en le Frith
Cosy pub located within the Market Place. Building dates from 13thC and became a beerhouse in 1720. Breakfast served from 10am. Accommodation is in the Old Coach House.
- Royal Oak
11 Market Street
Chapel en le Frith
(01298) 081 1771
Recently refurbished previous coaching inn dating from 18thC offering traditional pub atmosphere. Located close to the Market Place this pub was previously a Marston's tied house but is now a free-house. Guest beers are rotated weekly and can be supplied by Marston's or from local micros. Extensive menu (changes seasonally) plus specials boards. 13 bedrooms with ensuite and HD TV.
- Shoulder Of Mutton
Chapel en le Frith
Large comfortable stone-built pub towards south end of town.
- Fickle Mermaid Foresters Way Chapel en le Frith SK23 0RB ku.oc.snotsram@htirfelnelepahC.diamreMelkciF(01298) 812346
- George & Dragon
1 Glossop Road Charlesworth
Reopened 7th December 2019 after a major refurbishment under the new ownership of Inglenook Inns & Taverns. Details of menu are available on the website.
- George & Dragon 1 Glossop Road Charlesworth Charlesworth SK13 5EZ (01457) 860123
- Church Inn
Set in beautiful surroundings opposite the local church, this 18th century traditional village pub caters for both locals and walkers. The main room is laid out for dining and good home-cooked food is on offer but a cosy pub atmosphere is maintained with a low ceiling and real fire. Guest beers are usually from local micros. There is an excellent patio area outside. Parking is available at the end of the road in front of the pub. Good accommodation is also available. Monday is quiz night.
- Church Inn Main Street Chelmorton SK17 9SL (01298) 85319
- Chinley Bar & Lounge
23 Lower Lane, Chinley
Social Club previously the Chinley & Buxworth Conservative Club, rebranded as the Chinley Bar & Lounge in January 2018. It has one real ale, which changes frequently. The club is open to non-members.
- Lamb Inn
Historic coaching inn on the Hayfield to Chapel-en-le-Frith road. Food oriented, the pub splits into several smallish areas which have low ceilings and a cosy atmosphere. Large outdoor seating area is ideal for the warmer days of a Peak District summer.
- Chinley Bar & Lounge 23 Lower Lane, Chinley Chinley SK23 6BE (01663) 750591
- Hunters Inn
105 Marple Road
The original Hunters Inn (Robinsons) closed in March 2011. The site has been rebuilt part of which is now the "new" Hunters Inn. Somewhat smaller than the original, this is a single room pub, decorated in a light and airy modern style, opened on July 24th 2015. Two handpumps at the moment but with the possibility of a third to follow. No food yet but it is in the plan for the near future. A welcome return for the only pub in the village.
- Hunters Inn 105 Marple Road Chisworth SK13 5DL (01457) 857800
Welcoming village pub with a reputation for good value quality food. Superb setting amongst the hills close to Coombes Lake. The house beer, Beehive Bitter (3.4%) is brewed by Wychwood.
- Beehive Combs SK23 9UT (01298) 812758
- Andrew Arms
(0161) 484 5392
Situated very close to Etherow Country Park. The pub serves good food; also real cider is available from the Orchard Pig range.
- Andrew Arms George Street Compstall SK6 5JD (0161) 484 5392
- Carters Arms
(0161) 320 3752
Friendly local with 2 large open plan rooms. There is a lounge style room to the left, which is regularly hired out for functions (capacity 70) and a traditional bar/games room to the right, appointed with wood panelling and dark leather seating. The real ale range was extended to 4 early in 2016. The Pool Team play Wednesdays; Quiz night on Thursdays; Friday live artist from 9:30pm; Saturday Karaoke and Disco from 9:00pm. The Carters' Football Team gather post match on Sundays. Accompanied children welcome until 8pm. Disabled access to rear. Easily accessible on bus from Manchester (204 & 206), Stockport (322 & 324), Hyde (204 & 206) and Ashton (347).
- Chapel House
145 Stockport Road
Huge Holts pub split into two rooms by a single bar. Draft ale is cheaper before 6PM, with the cask offering restricted to Holt's Bitter only. This pub is also known as The Big Chap, as there is a smaller Chapel House (Robinsons) a small distance away. There is a wide range of bar food Joeys Bar Snacks. Boasts as being Holt's first sports bar and has lots of sports memorabilia on the walls.
- Chapel House Hotel
193 Two Trees Lane
(0161) 336 0516
Welcoming small homely pub, known locally as the Little Chap as there is a similarly named large Holt's pub nearby. Traditional layout with a vault and a lounge. A third room is used for functions. There are a large number of books for use. Quizzes Sundays and Wednesdays, darts Tuesdays and Thursdays with food for participants and other drinkers.
- Crown Point Tavern
16 Market Street
(0161) 337 9615
New micropub built & opened 2nd June 2016. 6 real ales (typically sourced from the Greater Manchester area). A blackboard provides useful information about the ales on offer, including style & taste. Flights of ale available (3 thirds). The ales are complemented by an extensive selection of bottled craft beers, again mostly from Greater Manchester brewers - 10% discount on cask ale & cider for CAMRA Members. Located on the pedestrianised Denton Civic Square, in the corner near the old Post Office, library & Jubilee Square. Outside seating is available at the front. Accessible by bus, being situated near the main intersection of Hyde Road & Stockport Road in the centre of Denton.
- Dane Bank
(0161) 336 3660
Recently refurbished The Dane Bank is a friendly local community pub serving a range of Robinsons beers & offering home cooked food. There are two main rooms, one a snug and the other a larger room with a small games room off to the left of the bar. A weekly quiz takes place along with other regular entertainment.
- Denton Conservative Club
45 Manchester Road
(0161) 336 2085
Club only open to members.
- Denton West End Working Mens Club Social Club
(0161) 336 3171
Card carrying CAMRA Members welcome.
- Fletchers Arms
445 Stockport Road
(0161) 336 5555
Although the focus is almost entirely on food, there is a wide range of well kept Robinson's ales. if a drink is all you need, best avoid meal times as it has been known for drinkers to have to stand to make way for diners. A very tasteful beer garden makes a useful sanctuary in good weather
- Howard's Neighbourhood Bar
49 Manchester Road
Spacious open-plan macro-pub serving 3 hand-pulled real ales, 1 of which will typically be from Beartown who helped install the cellar. 10% discount off ale & cider for CAMRA Members. 6 craft keg taps at the back of the bar, 1 of which is dedicated to cider, usually Mortimer's from Weston's. Cheese and meat boards available daily until 8pm. Cocktails, gins and wines aplenty, including Prosecco. Quiz every other Wednesday. Faces Denton Post Office, previously a baby boutique and a wedding dress shop. Refitted as a bar to a high standard, mostly light natural wood, with an area behind the bar set aside for sofas and unisex toilets. Large mirrors on the wall facing the bar make the venue seem even larger than it is, a macro-pub, rather than a micro-pub. Opened December 2019 by local entrepreneurs Jack and Amy Howard, who hope the bar will eventually take over from their day-jobs in the hospitality industry. Children welcome until 7pm. Easily reached by buses that serve Crown Point, i.e. 201, 204 & 206 from Manchester / Hyde and 347 from Ashton.
- Jolly Hatters
119 Town Lane
(0161) 336 5831
Large main room with a snug and games room. Lots of pictures of hatters, although they do not look that jolly. Two ladies darts team and a fisherman's club. Quiz night on Tuesdays. legend has it that the first landlord kept three frogs in the cellar to keep beer flies under controll and one lived to be 60 years of age.
- Lowes Arms
301 Hyde Road
(0161) 336 3064
Built in 1824 to serve the new Manchester Road this thriving local has a reputation for quality beers and good value food. Beers from Cross Bay and Conwy breweries feature regularly within the range of frequently changing guest beers on offer. 20p off a pint for CAMRA Members. The comfortable lounge area to the left is the main food area. To the right is the vault featuring a wooden floor and a pool table which can be used as a function room (capacity 60). The pub has teams in local darts, dominoes and pool leagues. Holds occasional beer festivals. Following lockdown, the on-site brewery is back up and running. On 150 & 201 bus routes.
- Old Peg
147 Hyde Road
Previously named The Angel, and the oldest pub in Denton (reputedly dating from 1597). 2 nationally sourced hand pulled real ales available. Reopened November 2019 after being acquired by the Ei Group / Craft Union Pubs, and a £130k refurb, with Leah Ledson (formally landlady at the Gun Inn, Hollingworth) at the helm. Renamed as the Old Peg, much to the disquiet of the Denton Local History Society. A large horseshoe bar dominates the plush venue, which includes a games area, pool, darts etc. TV Sports. DJ every Friday, karaoke every Saturday, live music last Friday of the Month.
- Stable Gate
(0161) 320 1116
Food oriented and family friendly pub serving one real ale, typically Sharp's Doom Bar.
moc.seirevracnworc@notnedllimdniw(0161) 320 6144
Reopened mid- March 2016 as following refurbishment. Large, mostly open-plan food-led pub. Although emphasis is on carvery & pizza (also available to take away), in addition, there is a decent selection of alternatives such as breakfasts, baguettes, desserts, coffees etc. Drinkers can find sanctuary from diners in a comfortable, sizable separate bar, with a pool table, dart board & sports TV. 2 permanently available cask ales, complimented by some craft keg, e.g. Brewdog. DJ most Saturdays, multiple-choice buzzer quiz night Thursdays. Easily accessible using public transport, particularly bus (7 & 205 stop directly opposite). Open for food from 8am (bar opens 10am).
- Carters Arms Stockport Road Denton M34 6AQ (0161) 320 3752
- Albert Hotel
75 Buxton Road
Pleasant & friendly free house on A6 majoring on TV sports.
- Dandy Cock
15 Market Street
Friendly locals pub in centre of village.
- Frankie's Wine Bar
7 Buxton Old Road
Comfortable contemporary lounge bar in the centre of the village. This is the oldest pub in the village and now has the most modern interior! Food available from afternoon teas to good quality bar meals. A range of speciality gins is also on offer.
- Malt Disley
22 Market Street
This vibrant and friendly pub in a converted shop is located on the main A6 in the village centre and was voted CAMRA Branch Pub of the Year in 2020. It is fairly spacious for a micro pub and includes a downstairs room. Five cask beers are available including one house beer and four guests, often from local micro breweries, plus a cask cider. Ten key-keg beers (including Budweiser Budvar, Dortmunder Union and Flensberger plus a further cider) are available and a range of British and continental bottled beers are also on offer to drink in or take away. Live music takes place on the last Sunday afternoon of each month. Current beer/cider information can be found on the 'Untappd' phone App.
- Ram's Head
Buxton Road West
Large and comfortable pub offering food all day. Period features with contemporary décor; extensive gardens to rear. The £2 parking charge will be refunded to guests spending £2 or more. Major refurbishment carried out November 2019.
- White Horse
18 Buxton Old Road
Fully refurbished by Robinsons in 2019 the interior is completely re-orientated and redesigned to a contemporary open-plan style. This local pub offers a range of Robinson's beers and also an extensive menu of good quality food, including Sunday lunches.
- White Lion
135 Buxton Road
Recently changed-hands the pub is on the A6 towards the easterly end of the village. Although now painted white it was the 'red house' that gave the name to the adjacent road. Offers up to six real ales, many from micros, which are constantly changing and selected from SIBA member breweries. The contemporary interior has a separate dog room; water bowls and canine snacks available. A varied food menu is served (no food Mondays [except B/H] & Tuesdays); family friendly with child meals available. Short walk from Peak Forest Canal (bridge 26).
- Albert Hotel 75 Buxton Road Disley SK12 2HA (01663) 764552
- Dove Holes
- Queens Hotel
Local pub on corner of junction. Opening times may vary.
- Queens Hotel 2 Hallsteads Dove Holes SK17 8BJ (01298) 812919
145 Market Street
ku.oc.liamtoh@nedlsyordeviheeb(0161) 971 8579
This lively two room suburban community pub was built in 1870. Close to Droylsden town centre and Droylsden FC. Pub consists of a small, traditionally furnished, public bar and larger lounge on two levels. Two handpulls feature alternating beers from local micros (10p/pint discount to card-carrying CAMRA members). Lounge has brass ornaments, quiz machine and free juke box. There is an afternoon Monday club every week with a singer and bingo.
- Bush Inn
120 Moorside Street
moc.loa@199retawob(0161) 370 2811
There is a large beer garden at the rear, with a children's play area. Tuesday evenings is men's darts and crib, Wednesday is quiz night, Friday live music, Saturday karaoke and Sundays have a quiz night and Play Your Cards Right. There are family fun day events throughout the year.
- Buxton Inn
339 Manchester Road
(0161) 371 7025
Busy, friendly, welcoming small community pub refurbished in the summer of 2015 and popular with locals. Modern open-plan layout with a couple of alcoves. Keenly-priced beer and also a 'Happy Hour' until 8pm Mondays, pensioners' day Tuesdays, free pool Tuesdays, poker Wednesdays, DJ & karaoke Fridays & Saturdays. Free food often provided when football showing on TV. Children welcome until 8pm.
- Haddon Hall
Haddon Hall Road
(0161) 371 5614
Large food led pub in a residential area just off Edge Lane. L-shaped around a long bar with several seating areas. Black and white photos of old Droylsden add interest. There is a separate bar to the left which operates as a "sports bar" with large screen TVs for sporting events. Was keg only for many years but installed handpulls towards the end of 2015. Breakfast served 10 am to midday and pub food from midday to 9pm.
- Halfway House
435 Manchester Road
Large imposing building at the junction of Manchester Road and Edge Lane. A traditional community local with three separate rooms. The pub features many traditional features including bell pushes (not working) above the fixed seating in both the "best room" and the "vault". Three decorative etched windows feature on the Edge Lane side. Included in the CAMRA Inventory of Historic Pub Interiors (Regional). Saturday is Karaoke night.
- Jam Works
118-120 Market Street
This spacious venue opened on 29th November 2019. The name derives from the old Robertson's Jam Factory in Droylsden and also alludes to music, i.e. jamming. Titanic Plum Porter is a permanent fixture, which will eventually be complemented by up to 4 constantly changing guest ales. 10p discount per pint of cask ale for CAMRA Members. 12 keg lines including craft beer and an extensive range of spirits and cocktails. The venue has 2 floors, with a lift between if needed and the first floor is now open to the public. Both floors have bars, but real ale is restricted to downstairs (which you can take upstairs). Downstairs is a darkly decorated large open-plan single room with sofas, high tables with stools and shelves along the large windows that face the street, so you can watch the people of Droylsden pass by or watch the on-screen sport instead. The upstairs function room has seating for 60 people. Food is now being served, tapas and bar snacks and a Sunday menu including roast dinners. Live music every other Friday. Children welcome until 8pm. Very close to Droylsden Tram Station and easily reached on the 7, 216, and 230 buses (230 from Manchester stops across the road).
- Kings Head
169 Market Street
(0161) 371 8194
Large, busy pub standing at the junction of Greenside Lane, a few minutes’ walk from the crossroads in the centre of Droylsden and the Metrolink line from Manchester to Ashton-under- Lyne. Droylsden FC football ground is close by. Attracting a mixed clientele, there is a choice of two lounges and a large public bar. The large lounge has weekend disco/karaoke and much military memorabilia. The large public bar has pool, cards and two TV screens.
- Lazy Toad
14 Ashton Hill Lane
(0161) 371 0777
Following refurbishment the pub reopened in early 2017 when the beer range was extended from 3 to 5 cask beers. Large open plan U shaped pub completely free of tie. Pool tables for the pub's pool team on one side and seating round the others. Also darts, crib etc. Five cask beers regularly on sale at very competitive prices. Beer festival held regularly from May & throughout summer. Separate restaurant area & function room for about 80 people opened June 2017. Keenly priced extensive food selection available from 10am daily, including Sundays.
- Pig on the Wall
(0161) 370 2604
Description: Was a pig farm dating back to 1684. Now a comfortable multi-room pub serving the local community, with many of the original features such as beams, pillars, steps & stone floors. A comprehensive range of food including steaks, pies, fish, burgers, pasta, curry, tapas, Sunday lunches, wraps & baguettes. Quiz on Mondays. Children welcome up to 9pm. The pub's name originates from the sight of the pigs at the farm putting their fore-trotters onto the farm wall in order to watch May Day parades.
- Railway Hotel
326 Lumb Lane
(0161) 370 1310
Typical twin room suburban pub by the site of the former (pre-Beeching) railway station. Small public bar with flat screen TV. Lounge bar on two levels with dartboard (Tuesdays only) and quiz machine and two flat screen TVs. Quiz nights on Wednesdays and Sundays. Walls covered with brasses, plates and railway photos. The pub is currently run by the owners of the Witchwood and the Vale cottage in gorton.
- Silly Country Bar & Bottle Shop
121 Market Street
Open plan bar and bottle shop with outside drinking area. Five cask conditioned beers, mostly from local breweries,and three ciders are available on top as well as an enterprising selection of bottled beers and ciders. Open Mike evenings are on Mondays. Children are welcome until 8pm. Treats for dogs are supplied. Camra members can clain a twenty pence discount on cask ale and cider
- Beehive 145 Market Street Droylsden M43 7AR ku.oc.liamtoh@nedlsyordeviheeb(0161) 971 8579
66 Jeffreys Drive
(0161) 330 3488
A large multi-roomed pub close to Morrisons supermarket. Live music features on Friday, Saturday and Sunday Evenings. The pub has teams in the local darts and pool leagues.
197 King Street
firstname.lastname@example.org(0161) 830 0223
Four constantly changing beers sourced mainly from National microbreweries are a main attraction in an area which is not renowned for real ale. Good local following in what is, essentially, a community pub quite close to the centre of Dukinfield. Furnished to a high standard and very welcoming. Can get busy when one of the local Premiership football clubs are on TV. Upstairs there is an air conditioned function room, capable of seating up to 75 people, which is available to hire.
- Astley Arms
1 Chapel Hill
moc.liamg@smrayeltsaeht(0161) 330 3565
Reopened in August 2019 following an extensive refurbishment. Now a very impressive plush open-plan food-led pub, with a games room and separate drinking area for those who do not wish to eat, where sport is shown on TV. Large walled outside drinking area and car park.
Classic good-value pub food is served, including steaks. Quiz Mondays, meal-deals Tuesdays, 20p off cask ale Wednesdays, afternoon tea Thursdays, chippy tea Fridays, live music Saturdays, traditional Sunday lunches. Function room with bar upstairs for 50 to 60 (no cask but service from downstairs available). Free unless want to arrange own food (then £60). 3 ladies darts teams. No dogs inside during food hours.
The name derives from the Astley Deep Pit (supposedly the deepest coal-mine in Britain) Disaster of 1874 as the miners who lost their lives all drank at the pub.
- Chapel House
192 Astley Street
(0161) 285 7100
Lively community free house featuring two constantly changing real ales sourced nationally. Prominent Groves and Whitnall's signage on the front of the building indicates its heritage.
- Lodge Hotel
144 Cheetham Hill Road
(0161) 303 7250
Former coach-house smartly refurbished in June 2015 by Admiral & managed by enthusiastic real ale nut Clare Armstrong, formally of the Jolly Sailor, Stockport. Cellar space restricts hand-pulls to just 2, but this ensures rapid turnover & consistency of good quality beer. The boundaries of what defines a community pub are really being pushed to the limit, with no less than 12 teams representing the Lodge, at pool (men's, ladies & mixed), darts (men's & ladies), dominoes, crib, football (11-a-side & 5-a-side), 20/20 cricket & quizzes. There is also poker on Thursdays. Free pool all day every day. A wide range of food is available, including hot snacks, pasta, pies, burgers, baguettes, hot dogs, jacket potatoes & Sunday lunches.
- Tame Valley
1 Park Road
(0161) 339 0072
Privately owned open-plan free-house, with contemporary décor, acquired by the current owner in 2014, who then introduced real ale. 2 cask ales available, 1 guest, typically from Millstone. Large walled beer-garden to rear. Extensive food menu including soups, sandwiches, salads, jacket potatoes, baguettes, paninis, pies, burgers, steaks, kebabs etc. Darts & quiz teams. Quizzes Tuesdays & Thursdays. Open-mic Wednesdays & live artists every Saturday. Functions catered for up to 70 people.
- Victoria Hotel
92 Victoria Road
ku.oc.mahgihdu@acceber(0161) 330 2916
Friendly suburban lively community pub run by Becky Smith (who likes to be called Bex) for Robinsons from June 2019. One rotating real ale from the Robinsons range is served. Although open plan, the 3 rooms are still quite distinct, with a pool table in one. Free pool Wednesdays, Karaoke/DJ Fridays and live acts alternating Saturdays and Sundays. Pool team. Regular family events, particularly Bank Holidays, e.g. bouncy castle etc.
41 Birch Lane
(0161) 637 7208
Large lounge and smaller vault within this traditional local, which offers beers at good value prices. Also large beer garden.
- Albion 66 Jeffreys Drive Dukinfield SK16 4BZ (0161) 330 3488
- Shady Oak
Long Hill Road
Pub situated on 'long hill' with superb views over the Goyt Valley. The pub may open Monday and Tuesday evenings, depending on the weather (phone prior to travelling). Two changing beers from Marston's portfolio.
- Shady Oak Long Hill Road Fernilee SK23 7HD (01663) 309214
- Duke Of York
Parts of the pub date back to 15th century when it was a farmhouse. In the 17th century it became a coaching inn. Now a traditional English country pub, it has a main lounge (locally known as ‘the Top Bar’) and a smaller lounge adjacent to the restaurant, (known as the ‘Bottom bar’). The main lounge has a real fire and offers a warm welcome. Campsite next to the pub. Opens 12 noon to 11pm on Bank Holiday Mondays.
- Duke Of York Ashbourne Road Flagg SK17 9QG ku.oc.yoremopkroyfoekudeht@ofni(01298) 83345
- Furness Vale
- Crossings Inn
Close to A6 and rail level crossing in centre of Furness Vale. Previously a Robinsons pub and now owned by Inglenook, however Robinson's Unicorn remains the beer on sale.
- Soldier Dick Inn
150 Buxton Road
This is a busy and comfortable pub in the centre of Furness Vale, close to the railway station and Peak Forest Canal. Caters for all tastes and walkers and families are welcome. A real fire adds to the warm and friendly atmosphere. There is occasional live entertainment and accommodation is available.
- Crossings Inn Station Road Furness Vale SK23 7QS (01663) 744297
- Bar 2
9 High Street East
Micro-pub opened 31st October 2018 (as Tweed 2, now renamed Bar 2). 6 hand-pulls with ever changing beers, typically from local breweries. Craft keg lagers also available, together with a good selection of wine and gins. Smart converted shop (most recently a vaping shop, an Estate Agent & Mortgage Brokers). Very comfortable and a good size for a micro-pub. Discrete background music allows drinkers to play traditional pub games (cards, dominoes etc.) or to simply chat. There is a retro video games table. Children welcome until 8pm. Close to Glossop train station and on regular bus routes (61, 236, 237).
35 Hague Street
Medium size pub in one of the old villages (Whitfield) which make up the modern Glossop. Steep climb on foot from any direction but a friendly welcome awaits from the experienced licensee. Specialises in Thai food and has a good reputation but more European tastes are catered for. There is a collection of over 150 single malt whiskies
- Bluebell Wood
Locals pub on the edge of the Gamesley Estate. One handpump serves a guest beer which regularly changes.
- Bulls Head
102 Church Street
Acquired by Robinsons from Bass in 1992 the pub is one of the oldest in the area. Inside oak beams and a flagged tap-room floor are interesting features; the pub is handy for a well-earned pint after walking on nearby Bleaklow. Houses what was the Tapas Bar in Glossop. Tuesday night quiz.
- Charlesworth & Chisworth Village Club
28 Marple Road, Charlesworth via Hyde
Charlesworth & Chisworth Village Community Club open to everyone, All BT & Sky Sports shown. Functions & Party Nights. A Great Community Hub with all profits ploughed back into the Club.
- Commercial Inn
137 Manor Park Road
Recently re-invigorated under new ownership. Very people oriented with strong emphasis on community. Friendly welcome and a relaxed atmosphere where good conversation is the order of the day.
- Crown Inn
142 Victoria Street
End-of-terrace local, a few minutes from the town centre and railway station. An attractive curved bar serves two side snugs, with real fires in winter, and a pool/games room. Pictures of bygone Glossop add to the traditional character. Prices are keen and the brewery’s bottled beers are also available. An enclosed outdoor drinking area is provided in the rear yard.
- Four Kings Cask & Kitchen
18 Henry Street
Real ale and food outlet opened 1st November 2018 by local, Kit Brammer, a chef who has worked closely with Four Kings Brewery since inception, who wanted to amalgamate good beer and good food in one venue. 3 hand-pulled cask conditioned real ales available. Four Kings Porter, another varying Four Kings, plus a further guest that could be from anywhere. 20p off for CAMRA Members. Also one craft keg & a decent selection of bottled beers, wines & gins. The food is untypical of your usual pub fayre, described as “small plates to complement beer”, and is available at all times. The venue used to be clothes shop, which has been converted into a micro-pub. The bar faces the front windows, behind which lies the kitchen. It’s a cosy feel, with lots of dark wood, welcoming to both drinkers and diners alike. Children welcome until 7pm. Less than 5 minutes walk from train station and on regular bus routes (61, 236, 237).
3 Arundel Street
Refurbished in February 2015. Now featuring four Robinsons ales + 2 craft kegs. Plenty of wood panelling and wooden flooring in the main bar area which has been significantly remodelled to be truly open plan. The rear pool table has been retained.
- Globe Hotel
144 High Street West
Brew Pub with an interesting multi-room interior only a few minutes walk from the centre of town. Vegan friendly pub with no meat or dairy produce used on the menu; food is good value. Pub quiz on Wednesdays and free live bands on Friday and Saturday. A very friendly and good value pub with excellent atmosphere.
- Glossop Cricket & Bowling Club
0845 129 7777
Premises are only open for cricket matches (Glossop CC) and private functions. Real ale located in the downstairs bar.
- Glossop Labour Club
11-13 Chapel St
Only independent Labour Club in the High Peak founded over 100 years ago. Friendly and comfortable with the emphasis on conversation. Local venue for the Manchester Folk Train - 4th Thursday in every month. Other musical events on a regular basis. Bar staff are all volunteers and the prices are reasonable.
- Glossop North End Football Club
Local football club bar within the ground. Only open on first team matchdays and only accessible if paying ground entrance fee. Range of Howard Town RAIBS generally available in addition to the regular Longdendale Lights.
- Glossop Rugby Club Hargate Hill Glossop SK13 5HG
- Hare & Hounds
Comfortable pub in a small village which was once separate from Glossop.
- Howard Town Brewery Tap Room
Hope Street, Old Glossop
Tap room for the long-established Howard Town brewery; this tap first opened in late 2019. Enter via a door atop some steps, you are greeted by a large, double-height room packed with brewing equipment, various related items, and supplies. The small bar is located at the front left, this generally showcases the entire brewery range (cask and otherwise). The seating and tables are of a multitude of styles, so have obviously been acquired ad hoc, yet this adds to the fun and lived-in, friendly feel to the place. Very good value cheese platters are available, which are both filling, and utilise locally-produced cheeses. Walkers welcome.
- Norfolk Arms
Town centre pub very convenient for railway station and bus terminus. food oriented.
67 High Street West
Second recent refurbishment completed in November 2016. The pub has, essentially, been re-invented as a craft keg venue but real ale is not neglected with six hand-pulls featuring Robinson's ales + guests. An artisan deli counter has been established which serves food from 10 am every day. Bar area has a wooden floor with the counter area featuring cream tiling. The room to the left is a large space with an open fire. Room is decorated with old paintings, a display of pottery items and three grandfather clocks. The original feature windows have been retained giving the pub a spacious and airy feel. Tuesday night is quiz night.
- Partington Theatre Club Henry St Glossop SK13 8BW (0161) 430 6694
- Prince Of Wales
Traditional street corner pub in a quiet area of the town. Plush furniture with lots of brass ornaments meets the eye. Bar accessible on three sides. Separate pool room.
- Queens Arms
1 Shepley Street
A traditional, warm and welcoming pub in a historic area of Old Glossop which caters for walkers from the nearby hill walking areas in addition to the locals and visitors from far and wide. Local CAMRA branch Derbyshire Pub of the Season for 2017 attests to the quality of the ales. Food is popular particularly the upstairs Indian restaurant - takeaways available. Regular music events are held on Tuesday and Saturday evenings and a charity quiz on Thursdays evenings. Coach parties welcome by appointment. Accommodation is available and consists of 5 luxury en-suite letting rooms.
- Smithy Fold
Unit 11, Howard Town Shopping Park, Victoria Street
This popular Wetherspoons pub is situated in the town centre on the ground floor of an old mill. There remain some original features and interesting artwork showing the history of the mill. Breakfast is served each day from 7am until noon. Beers usually consist of three national brands with the remainder from regional and local breweries.
- Star Inn
2 Howard Street
This highly popular town-centre pub, run by a dedicated CAMRA member, is situated adjacent to the railway station. A large, comfortable, wood panelled main room where conversation predominates is complemented by a smaller room to the rear. Guest beers are sourced mainly from local micro breweries all available on handpump. A great start or finishing spot for those walking or cycling within the Dark Peak area.
- Surrey Arms
133 Victoria Street
A friendly, community end of terrace pub. All major soccer matches shown on a large screen TV. Karaoke Friday and Saturday nights and a Meat Raffle on Sunday adds to the community spirit. A variety of guest beers changes each week.
- Victoria Lounge
1 Bernard Street
Formerly the Moon and Sixpence (and the Fleece before that), refurbished and opened as the Victoria Lounge on December 5th 2015. Modern interior with a bar and informal eating space on the ground floor. Separate restaurant on the first floor. Designed to be a bar/bistro set up and works well. Good quality food from an extensive menu. Two handpulls feature a beer from the Marston's range, often Wainwrights, one from the local Howard Town brewery.
Wellgate, Old Glossop.
Traditional village pub in a great location with fabulous views over the Peak District from the front terrace. One of very few regular outlets for Howard Town beer - brewery is 200 metres away. Good selection of wines compliment the extensive "Steakhouse" style menu which includes the award winning Dark Peak Sausage made by local butcher J. Mettricks - a national champion butcher. Over 20 different brands of gin are available.
- Windy Harbour Farm Hotel
A hotel established for many years on the outskirts of Glossop. Offers lunchtime and evening meals to both residents and non-residents. On site camping and caravanning site. Licensed for weddings.
- Woolley Bridge Working Mens Club
29 Woolley Bridge Road, Hollingworth
The beers are usually from nearby Mouselow Farm Brewery; Act the Goat and Mouse-low Mild normally the choice. Various events are held including a monthly cabaret, folk night every other Weds and dominoes tables are usually well used each night. Its also the home of the Royston Vasey Bike Club who have weekly rides and weekends away. Also open for every televised Man City and Man United match televised. Closed one Wednesday each month.
- Bar 2 9 High Street East Glossop SK13 8DA 07597 704447
- Anchor Inn
43 Hadfield Rd
A two room local.
Large open plan pub serving the local community refurbished in 2015 to a high standard. Very comfortable lounge with a slightly elevated area set out for food. Smart "tap room" to the rear featuring a dart board and TV. Tuesday night is Curry Night and a quiz is held on Thursdays. In addition to the two regular Hyde's ales, there are two which change every week. These can be Hyde's seasonals, Hyde's Beer Studio or any from the Hydes guest ale list. Discount on real ale for CAMRA members.
- New Lamp
12 Bank Bottom
A friendly locals pub refurbished in June 2015 and run by the licensee of the Beehive in Glossop. Pub is essentially open plan but with three distinct areas all decorated to a high standard. The comfortable main lounge is complemented by a stone floored area to the left and an area to the rear. Food is important here with a Thai menu to the fore with more traditional European food available. Doom Bar is a fixture but there are two guests from the Punch list.
133 Station Road
Originally a free house opened in 1846 taken over by Robinsons in 1920 and largely unchanged until an extensive refurbishment in Spring 2015. Pub consists of a comfortable lounge area with a large "tap room" which features a pool table and a smaller room which accommodates the dart board. All now in a muted colour scheme. A lively locals pub but very convenient for public transport.
- Peels Arms
6-12 Temple Street
Village community pub. Also popular with walkers taking in the local countryside. Food is featured strongly with a separate dining room provided. The pub is known for its "Hole in the Wall" where the challenge is to wriggle through a small hole in the wall to be granted a certificate of congratulations.
- Anchor Inn 43 Hadfield Rd Hadfield SK13 1NR (01457) 852405
- George Hotel
14 Church Street
Rambling stone-built 16thC pub in the centre of the village. The interesting interior includes stained glass mullioned windows and a magnificent cast iron range fireplace incorporating a real fire in winter. Two comfortable lounges, a cosy bar area, and a separate dining room are complemented by a function room. Hikers & cyclists welcome; a short walk from Hayfield bus station
- Kinder Lodge
10 New Mills Road
Pub with good indoor & outdoor facilities in addition to sports screens covering all major football matches
- Pack Horse
3-5 Market Street
Traditional comfy village pub also serving a simple menu of locally sourced food & pies. Muddy cyclists, hikers & dogs all welcome. Occasional live music & events. The pub opens on bank holiday mondays and closes the following day instead ofg the usual hours of opening tuesday to sunday.
- Royal Hotel
An imposing stone pub near the church, cricket ground and River Sett. The interior boasts oak panels and pews creating a relaxing atmosphere; real fires in winter. Four guest beers from local micros are always available. A restaurant and function room complete the facilities (food available all day in Summer). The village is the base for many leisure activities in the Dark Peak and was the birthplace of actor Arthur Lowe.
Terraced pub on road leading up towards Kinder Scout and the start of the Pennine Way. Restaurant and accommodation. Closed Mondays except for Bank Holidays.
- George Hotel 14 Church Street Hayfield SK22 2JE ten.liamsf@dleifyah-letohegroeg(01663) 743691
- High Lane
- Bulls Head 28 Buxton Road High Lane SK6 8BH (01663) 766195
- Dog & Partridge
88 Buxton Road
A pub catering mainly for the dining trade with a good value carvery.
- High Lane Conservative Club
Members club that welcomes guests. Local real ales served at good value prices (often Young's London Original and Storm Brewing Bosley Cloud). Also there is snooker and a bowling green at the rear.
1 Buxton Road
A traditional friendly local catering for all tastes. Recently refurbished in modern Robinson's style; comfortable, yet still homely. The snug has been partly opened out too. Close to the Macclesfield Canal and the Middlewood Way trail.
- Red Lion
112 Buxton Road
A large restaurant style pub. Spacious and welcoming.
- Royal Oak
Situated on the main A6 as it ascends from Stockport towards the Peak District and Lyme Park. This traditional inn offers four guest beers from the Marston’s portfolio in addition to the two regular Marston’s beers. A dog-friendly room is provided and families are also welcome. On the two days when the kitchen is closed, sandwiches are available.
- Gun Inn
2 Market Street
moc.evil@nninug(0115) 828 3687
Food oriented pub by a busy road junction refurbished in Summer 2015. Building dates back to the mid 18th century. Only one of the three handpumps is currently in use.
- New Inn
Popular two room local.
- Gun Inn 2 Market Street Hollingworth SK14 8LN moc.evil@nninug(0115) 828 3687
19 Market Place
(0161) 368 5235
Real ale introduced May 2019. Typically 2 ales available, most recently from Robinsons.
- Bike & Hound
10 Hamnett Street
(0161) 367 9050
Real Ale is not always available, but when it is typically Robinsons Trooper or similar is on offer.. There is nothing pretentious about this pub, the name is a giveaway. Live bands on a Friday and topless barmaid on a Thursday. This is the pub for born again bikers. Suitably close to Hyde bus station if you want to leave the bike at home.
36 Mottram Old Road
moc.liamg@2042notxuba(0161) 366 1534
Now under the managership of John Kennedy who manages two other pubs for Punch Taverns. Two regular real ales with a guest ale (often Robinsons) depending on demand. Food is Thai and English following the successful model of the Beehive in Old Glossop and the New Lamp in Hadfield. Wednesday night is quiz night. Live bands on most Fridays and/or Saturdays evenings.
- Cheshire Cheese
175 Ashton Road
(0161) 478 0374
The Cheshire Cheese is a popular local watering hole with a friendly and welcoming clientelle. The rear area doubles as a pleasant seating area during good weather and also houses a covered and heated smoking place. Internally, the pub has a comfortable lounge which leads into a games area with facilities to play pool, darts and video games.
- Cheshire Cheese
407 Stockport Road
(0161) 637 0233
Comfortable and welcoming pub with L-shaped lounge & separate games room for pool & darts, owned & run by a real ale enthusiast. Beer is the thing here - no food. Three constantly changing guests (all over 4% ABV) from all over the country, chosen by the loyal regulars, compliment the permanently available John Smith's Bitter & Sharp's Doombar. 30p off guest ales for CAMRA Members. Member of the Ossett Beer Excellence Club so every chance of finding an unusual Ossett beer here. 60-strong golf society & darts team. Outside seated area to the front of the pub features a retractable canopy to protect customers in wet weather. Children welcome until 8pm. Live music every other Saturday.
- Cheshire Ring Hotel
72-74 Manchester Road
After several years as a Beartown pub, this is now a free house with up to 6 guest beers available from micros near & far. One cider is on the bar, often with two more ciders, usually from Westons or Orchard Pig, in the cellar. A range of Belgian and German bottled beers are available. Thursday is curry night and Laurel and Hardy films are shown once a month. Hours vary with season - may close early Mon & Tues. Quiz night Sunday.
- Clarkes Arms
27 Stockport Road
(0161) 368 0006
Real ale reintroduced in April 2016, a house session ale is now available - it is named after the pub & has been sourced from both Wells and Theakstons.
- Cotton Bale
21-25 Market Place
(0161) 366 5145
Cavernous pub bought & reopened 12th June 2018 by Amber Taverns (Wetherspoons moved out mid-2017). 3 real ales available, Tetley's No. 3 Pale Ale & 2 guests sourced from the substantial Amber Taverns list; a loyalty scheme operates. Large open-plan pub on the pedestrianised Market Place, with a beer garden out to the rear, positioning itself as a venue to watch live sports on the many TVs (numerous events can be screened concurrently in various areas of the pub). Dogs restricted to outside areas. No children. Close to Hyde Bus Station & Hyde Central Train Station.
- Crown & Cushion
57 Victoria Street
(0161) 368 7963
Home of the Manchester City supporters club with Karaoke on Friday night. The football pitches on Garden Street are to the rear of the pub, which provides their changing facilities. There is a large range of beers and lagers, but currently no real ale.
- Four Kings Brewery Bar
Newton Moor Industrial Estate Lodge Street
Smartly outfitted bar, “designed to be different, comfortable and interesting”, inside the Four Kings Brewery. Open days are held roughly once a month, typically on a Saturday afternoon (visitors need to register to attend via the website), and are usually themed in some way (e.g. Saint George’s Day). Four Kings core range are frequently complemented by a couple of guest ales on the well stocked bar. Generally speaking, quality food is also available. The venue can also be booked for private events from birthdays and anniversaries to charity fund raisers and musical events.
98 Lumn Road
(0161) 366 9257
One cask beer on offer, usually Marston's Pedigree.
- Godley Hall
(0161) 368 4415
Not easy to find but worth the effort. This is a converted farmhouse built in 1718 and used as a pub since 1830. Whilst wheelchairs can pass through the very low main door, they cannot access the toilets and this is a listed building and cannot be changed. A warm and friendly welcome is assured in this comfortable pub which retains many original features. There are one or two guest beers changing weekly.
- Grapes Hotel
(0161) 368 2614
Large Robinsons pub, which has dominated the junction where Joel Lane leads up to Werneth Low from Stockport Road, opposite Hyde Chapel, for well over a hundred years. Retains many traditional features, including some wood panelling. There is a separate dining/function room in the old stables. There is both a restaurant and a bar snack menu. Popular bowling green at the rear. Quiz on Thursdays. On the 206 bus route.
- Hare & Hounds
Werneth Low Road
(0161) 366 5526
Chef & Brewer house at the top of Werneth Low with fantastic views over the whole of Greater Manchester from front windows and outside seating. Guests from a wide range of small brewers.
- Hyde United Tigers Social Club
Ewen Fields, Miles Street
(0161) 368 1621
The social club is within the Hyde United football ground and is open on matchdays only from 2 hours before kick off. Available to hire for functions on non matchdays.
- Jakes of Gee Cross
285 Stockport Road
(0161) 368 6827
Microbar opened 27th June 2019 by couple who own & run Jake’s Ale House in Romiley. 4 rotating cask ales & 8 real ciders from bag-in-a-box are complemented by an extensive range of bottled beers, 5 craft keg beers (2 German) & a wide selection of wines, fizz & gins. 20p off a pint for CAMRA Members, flights of real ale available (3 thirds of different ales). Good use is made of limited space via padded benches around the perimeter walls & dark wood tables & chairs, resulting in 30 being able to sit comfortably & a lay-out that inevitably encourages conversation. A huge mirror also creates a more spacious feel. The bar faces Hyde Chapel Gee Cross, just across the junction (Joel Lane) where the imposing Grapes Hotel is situated. Acoustic music Thursdays. No swearing, track-suits or baseball caps. Children welcome until 7pm. Dogs welcome if on a lead & off seats. On 206 & 207 bus routes.
- Jolly Carter
1-3 Clarendon Place
0750 086 5014
Town centre pub which has had many ups & downs over the years. Can be quiet some days (& may close early) and very lively other days - often with Karaoke as well as sports TV on big screens. Real ale introduced November 2015 after many, many years (40+??) absence. Opening times may vary.
- Joshua Bradley
(0161) 406 6776
Whilst primarily a restaurant, this pub does have a room purely for drinkers, the snug, which is on your right as you enter. Hydes Original is complimented by a minimum of 4 guest ales, primarily from Hydes in-house "micro" brewery, The Beer Studio. 50p off all pints of real ale on Mondays. Opened in the last ten years, this was formerly a large house set in its own grounds and is named after a former mayor of Hyde. Booking recommended if you propose to eat in the eveniing.
- Mottram Wood
2 Stockport Road
(0161) 368 7164
Situated at the end of the M67, this is a Wacky Warehouse restaurant with a separate bar for drinkers. The Premier Inn is adjacent. Cask not always available.
23 Clarendon Place
(0161) 368 2230
A town centre community pub with a warm welcome. Occasionally a third beer is available. Home to several sports teams, the interior is divided into four distinct areas to cater for all needs. Close to Hyde bus station and the market, the Queens is popular with shoppers during the day. Recently refurbished with a free function room that can operate on a late licence for private functions.
- Railway Inn
29-31 Commercial Brow
(0161) 368 1374
The pub reopened February 2020 after short closure. Under new Management. 2 handpumps. 1 has Doom Bar at present and it is hoped to introduce a second eventually, custom permitting.
- Rising Moon
(0161) 338 3014
Country pub with children's play area and large car park on narrow road between Newton and the Stalybridge/Mottram border
- Sportsman Inn
57 Mottram Road
(0161) 368 5000
A full range of Rossendale Brewery Ales are available. The upstairs is a restaurant, including Cuban Tapas and vegetarian options. Food is also available in the pub Wednesday to Sunday. Wednesday is curry night from 6pm (£4) and Sundays there is a traditional roast for £6 from noon until it's gone. Choice of food varies with the day and the time of day. This is a pub on the main road and close to Hyde United football ground. The pub is home to pool teams and also hosts matches for the local chess team. This former CAMRA Pub of the Region is popular with locals and retains its character. The rear patio includes a covered and heated smoking area.
- Tweed Tap
3 Hamnett Street
Small micropub in former shop premises, opened October 2017. 4 hand pulled ales available (originally from Tweed Brewery, now closed) now 2 from Purity and 2 from Prospect. Always 1 dark beer. Trio tasters available (3 thirds). Real cider from Thatchers (typically Rascal). Surprisingly spacious and decked out in old dark wood to give a rustic feel. Wednesdays designated as games night, but with cards & dominoes on every table, regulars tend to play every night, plus other games, scrabble, trivial pursuits etc. 2 mins from Hyde Bus Station, 10 mins from Hyde Central Railway Station.
- Village Captain Clarke Road Hyde SK14 4QG 0871 222 4586
- White Lion
7 Market Place
(0161) 368 4343
Town centre pub facing the market and the town hall. Opening hours on Bank Holidays are as on Sundays. Check hours before evening visits, may close early.
- Albion 19 Market Place Hyde SK14 2LX (0161) 368 5235
- Swan Inn
Reopened 9th December 2019 following closure and repair/ refurbishment following severe flooding in the August. Small, idyllic 15th Century inn with timber beams an open log fire in Winter and two outdoor patios for warmer weather. A contemporary 'conservatory' style extension offers an additional dining area with a view into the kitchen. The two ever-changing guest beers are often from local micros. High quality food from ever-changing menu always featuring a range of speciality fish dishes (booking advisable, closed Mondays). Situated in the Peak District National Park and surrounded by good walking country, families and walkers are welcome.
- Swan Inn Macclesfield Road Kettleshulme SK23 7QU email@example.com(01663) 732943
- Little Hayfield
- Lantern Pike
45 Glossop Road
Picturesque ivy-clad pub nestling in a small hamlet within the Dark Peak area. The comfortable, traditional lounge bar, with a real fire in winter, connects to separate informal dining areas. There is an extensive menu featuring freshly cooked dishes (fish dishes a speciality) and traditional lunches on Sundays. Coronation Street originator Tony Warren once lived nearby and wrote early episodes of the soap while in the pub. There are superb views from the rear patio area. Hikers welcome; approximately 10 minutes’ walk from Hayfield.
- Lantern Pike 45 Glossop Road Little Hayfield SK22 2NG (01663) 747590
- Aggie's Bar
54 Market Street
ku.oc.rabseigga@yppah(0161) 427 0056
A new continental style bar on Market Street in the centre of Marple. No cask, beers are key-keg. Prior to becoming Aggie’s Bar the building was known as The Marple Exchange. When the bar was opened the original owner was Percival Sedgewick. His middle name was Agnew, so everyone knew him as “Aggie”.
(0161) 427 1383
This recently opened micro pub on Market Street is located in the centre of Marple. Formerly a paper shop and although a micro pub it is deceptively spacious. There is an outdoor drinking area at the front and a bar area and raised seating inside. Its location is convenient for all buses which serve Marple and is close to the Peak Forest Canal. Both Marple and Rose Hill Marple railway stations are about 15 minutes walk away. A good addition to the pub and beer options in the small town centre.
Hawk Green Road
(0161) 427 2678
Village pub overlooking the green. Plenty of outdoor seating as you enter from the green. On entry the right hand side is more formal dining. The bar is to the left with a mix of booths and ecletic seating from wooden stools to armchairs. Partiallly exposed stonework reveasl some of the pub's history.
- Hatters Arms
81 Church Lane
(0161) 427 1529
A true stone built end of terrace small local recently refurbished with a good tap room/vault and two small lounges containing the original wood panneling. The fourth handpump is used for beers from Hartleys, for Robinsons seasonal beers or for White label brews.
- Marple British Social & Forces Club
3 Lime Kiln Lane, Top Lock
(0161) 427 3600
Set on the canal in marple on lime kiln lane this club welcomes all visitors to a family club with good value beers. Free function room is available for all occasions.
- Marple Tavern
120 Cross Lane
(0161) 666 0081
Modern open plan pub with one changing guest beer.
9 Stockport Road
(0161) 427 3817
A thriving local catering for all tastes. A centre for many community activities. Handy for the nearby Marple Locks and Ashton / Peak Forest canals.
223 Stockport Road
(0161) 427 2146
This impressive pub has changed little externally since it first opened in 1878 Located alongside Rose Hill Station, many rail commuters still number among its customers, it is handy for walkers and cyclists on the nearby Middlewood Way. Inside two open-plan airy and relaxing rooms are complemented by an outside veranda and drinking area. A deservedly popular pub.
- Ring O'Bells
130 Church Lane
(0161) 427 2300
Stone built pub alongside the Macclesfield canal and Marple Top Lock. Comfortable and welcoming. Has live music Sat evenings and Brass band concerts Summer Sun afternoons. Food times on Bank Holidays same as Sat/Sun times.
- Samuel Oldknow
22 Market Street
Named after the local businessman and mill owner who was responsible for much of the development of Marple and Mellor some 200 years ago. Opened in time for Easter 2016, this is a somewhat quirky two level bar in a converted shop. Six vintage style handpulls dispense regularly changing real ales. The pub also serves a range of real ciders in addition to several beers served through fonts. A range of bottled beers are available to take away or to drink on the premises. Nuts and crisps keep the hunger pangs. as well as locally made pies. Opening hours are subject to change.
111-113 Stockport Road
This is small and friendly bar with a tasty selection of beers, gins, wines, cocktails and coffee. Originally a shop conversion, this micro bar expanded into the next-door premises and had a redesign in 2019. The name was also shortened to Traders. Three handpulls serve changing beers normally from micros. Aim is to have one traditional bitter, one darker beer and something hoppy. Bag-in-box ciders are also available. Children welcome until 8pm.
- Aggie's Bar 54 Market Street Marple SK6 7AD ku.oc.rabseigga@yppah(0161) 427 0056
- Marple Bridge
- Hare & Hounds
19 Mill Brow
moc.liamg@worbllimerah(0161) 427 4042
Early 19th century pub located in a quiet hamlet commanding some beautiful views. Ideally situated for some outstanding walking countryside. Winner of Robinson's Brewery Best Kept Cellar Award. A very friendly pub which combines excellent beer with restaurant quality food. A traditional pub without loud music or big screens this creating a peaceful atmosphere where a pint, food and conversation can be enjoyed.
26 Brabyns Brow
(0161) 427 2370
Comfortable restaurant style pub with the emphasis on meals. The pub mixes classic and contemporary styling to provide a range of drinking and dining areas.
- Norfolk Arms
2 Town Street
(0161) 427 8090
This recently refurbished stone built pub sits in an attractive urban setting. Five locally/regionally sourced real ales are usually on offer. The atmosphere is warm and friendly with good value food available. Comfortably furnished with a real fire it draws its custom from a wide range by catering to all tastes. The beer range is a good addition to the choice in the area. Well served by public transport. Live music on Thursdays.
- Northumberland Arms
64 Compstall Road
moc.smradnalrebmuhtroneht@ofni(0161) 285 3755
Community owned pub, previously owned by Robinsons. Re-opened 16 December 2017 after eleven months of closure. Run by a group of enthusiastic local people who have worked hard to restore this cosy welcoming local pub to its former glory. A varied range of well kept beers is always available, and there is also a thriving scene of local events and varied activities.
- Royal Scot
48 Town Street
(0161) 427 3149
Reopened following refurbishment in early November 2019. Comfortable pub with friendly and welcoming staff catering for all tastes. Entrance leads to large central bar with real fire. Open plan in style but two separate areas lead off from main bar. Two real ales served from the Robinson's range.
- Spring Gardens
89 Compstall Road
moc.liamtoh@6kssnedraggnirps(0161) 637 5950
Following a period of closure the pub reopened on 16th March 2016. The Spring Gardens sells four/five rotating guest beers in addition to three real ciders. Smart, light and airy, this is a large pub with interconnected, but defined, spaces running off a large bar area. Wooden flooring throughout. A room towards the rear has table football and a pinball machine. The bar counter features what may be called "industrial chic" fittings dispensing a wide range of keg and craft keg beers in addition to the handpulls. Crown green bowling green on site.
- Windsor Castle
1 Glossop Road
(0161) 427 9898
Robinsons Unicorn is complimented by 2 further Robinsons ales, typically the seasonal and the White Label offering. Real cider also available, usually Flat Tyre from Westons. The Windsor Castle is a traditional country local situated on the junction between Compstall and Marple Bridge and is situated in the heart of walking country. The Windsor has achieved and Robinsons Gold Award for its Beers and cellar. Through the week there is plenty going on from its regular Thursday quiz nights (including free chip butties) to live music every Friday. Traditional pub games include pool, darts and crib.
- Hare & Hounds 19 Mill Brow Marple Bridge SK6 5LW moc.liamg@worbllimerah(0161) 427 4042
- Devonshire Arms
307 Longhurst Lane
(0161) 427 2563
An attractive welcoming pub in a pleasant rural setting. Comfortable and cosy with an emphasis on food. Recently refurbished and extended.
- Mellor & Townscliffe Golf Club
Gibb Lane, Mellor
(0161) 427 2208
Club bar open to all, visitors welcome.
- Oddfellows Arms
73 Moor End Road
(0161) 449 7826
This elegant stone-built pub is tucked away in a dip in the road in the old part of the village. Beer from Marble and Bollington breweries often features. The sought-after food offers a realistic menu with a gormet twist. The 375 bus service passes the door but runs only infrequently.
- Royal Oak
134-136 Longhurst Lane
(0161) 427 1655
A friendly mid-terraced local which is popolar with all age groups
- Devonshire Arms 307 Longhurst Lane Mellor SK6 5PP (0161) 427 2563
- Best O' Brass
Friendly, cosy single room pub in keeping with the area. The beer is from the Marston' range with two changing ales.
- Britannia Inn
217 Manchester Road
The Britannia is an imposing grit-stone building. Marston’s acquired it in 1961 when they bought the Rothwell estate (who had in turn obtained it from Shaw & Bentley in 1902). The "Brit" is now in the hands of a PubCo and offers a range of six beers from the Marston portfolio that rivals many a free house. There’s a secluded dining area in the otherwise opened out interior.
- Butchers Arms
7 Stockport Road
A privately owned and run town centre pub catering for a younger clientele since the change of ownership in December 2019 but nevertheless is promoting real ale enthusiastically to all. The four handpumps serve local and regional ales and Friday night is disco night.
- Church Inn
82 Stockport Road
This corner stone terraced pub became a free house in 2017 under the ownership of the licensee. A traditional local it has a comfortable lounge and bar which also serves the separate games room. Local micro brewery beers are on three of the six hand pumps and chosen with others to satisfy regular customer demand. Outside the splendid tiles near the front door are noteworthy. The veranda at the rear provides a commanding view down the Tame valley. The pub was refurbished during the COVID-19 lockdown both indoor and with a very nice terrace beer garden now.
- Commercial Hotel
58 Manchester Road
The Commercial was the first pub in Bottom Mossley. For a time it was a stopping place on the coach route between Lancashire and Yorkshire (until the railways came). Nowadays it is more likely to be a stopping point for rail ale trail enthusiasts. The refurbished open-plan interior has a central bar. A small stage on the lounge side allows for a disco or live act on Saturdays and where the games room was, is a secluded (?) lounge.
- Dysarts Arms
In 1914 Thomas Schofield’s Brewery of Ashton-under-Lye bought The Dysarts from the licensee, Sarah Hollingworth. The pub passed to Robinson’s in 1926 when they in turn took over Schofield's. Under the former’s tenure the pub lost its second floor and gained the current Bavarian-style roof. Today the pub has a comfortable & spacious bar area, a cosy lounge (real fire in winter) and a tiny snug. Outside a partially covered patio may be used for drinking and smoking. Good value food is served. Worth noting that the nearest railway station is Greenfield rather than Mossley.
- Fleece Inn
53 Stamford Street
This end of terrace bar in the centre of Top Mossley used to sell only keg beer before being closed and sold. Now reopened and free of tie, real ale has been established bucking trend with an empathise on darker beers. The horseshoe bar serves a seated area to the front and a lounge room to the rear leading to an elevated patio. A separate games room doubles as a temporary bar from time to time for small beer festivals.
1-3 Old Brow
This Cafe-bar was converted from the recently closed and last remaining bank in Mossley, the RBS and opened in December 2019. The stone building towers over Stamford Road immediately below on a sharp bend above the railway station. The owner is keen to welcome runners, walkers, cyclist and others, including their dogs, for refreshments and drinks both alcoholic or none. Food is available until 9pm Four handpumps on the bar, currently with one or two in use dispense the town's Millstone Brewery Tiger Rut a firm favourite in the area and other local brews.
- Hare & Hounds
Smart country eatery [15 minute walk uphill by Luzley Road from the Junction Inn on Mossley Road (No 350 bus)] situated where the three branches of Luzley Road meet. Pub has beer garden with good views.
- Rising Sun
235 Stockport Road
This true free house is nearly a mile from the station but a good deal higher, or a quarter hour easy walk north from the centre of Top Mossley where the main bus services can be found. The regular beers are augmented by an ever-changing selection of guest ales plus two hand pulled ciders. The pub commenced brewing its own beer in February 2016 using a 2½ barrel plant which can be viewed from within The pub is open plan with splendid views over the Tame valley to the Pennines beyond. Large televisions abound for major football matches and with some nights bands playing, a boisterous atmosphere can be assured.
- Roaches Lock
387 Manchester Road
Situated alongside the Huddersfield Narrow Canal this restaurant led pub is popular with families especially in good weather when eating out in the garden is enjoyed. Three beers are available on handpump, usually from the Thwaites portfolio.
- Tollemache Arms
415 Manchester Road
Stone built, cosy traditional end of terrace pub on the banks of the Huddersfield Narrow Canal.
- Yorkshire Ward Conservative Club
A private social club, ostensibly conservative, which welcomes new members and visitors alike. The bar serves the large open plan room for friendly company in which families play a big part. Real ale is Wainwrights or Cotton Clouds from the nearby Donkeystone brewery.
- Best O' Brass 147Manchester Road Mossley OL5 9AB (01457) 832201
- New Mills
- Archie's Café & Bar
34 Market Street
The former public house, The Torrs (originally The Crown and then renamed The Bees Knees, before returning to The Crown and then named The Torrs) since Autumn 2020 contains Archie's Café and Bar in addition to Millers Refillers, a zero waste shop. On the first floor of the building are three holiday apartments. Archie's Café and Bar serves locally-sourced food, coffees and a selection of local ales including bottle-conditioned Torrside. Live music is hosted regularly often featuring local artists from New Mills and beyond.
- Beer Shed
47b Market Street
Beer Shed is a micro pub offering both a tap room & bottle shop. It features a range of interesting beers from the peak district and beyond, including their house beer from Fool Hardy Ales. Opened in November 2016, this is a somewhat cosy two level pub in a converted shop. Seating comprises fixed bench style and tables & chairs. Four hand pulls serve changing beers normally from local (micro) breweries, one dedicated to seasonal beers. Four real ciders are also available together with a selection of 6 craft beers, German Flensburger on draught plus gins & Prosecco etc. There is a range of bottled beers to take away or to drink on the premises. Nuts and crisps are also available but no hot food, no loud music nor fruit machines. The cellar room is available for parties & groups.
- Chalkers Pool & Snooker Club
Redmoor Mill, Buxton Road
This snooker club is open to all, payment required to play snooker and pool The large premises, close to New Mills Newtown Station, featuring 9 full sized snooker tables. It is sports oriented and large screen football is shown.
- Hare & Hounds
Low Leighton Road
Impressive stone built pub on the outskirts of New Mills on the New Mills to Hayfield road.
- Masons Arms
Closed by Robinsons September 2017, but reopened mid-December 2017 as a free house with new owner (who also owns the Printers Arms, Thornsett). Refurbishment work is planned for the pub in Spring 2018, when the pub will close again for a period. Currently four rotating guest beers on handpump, but plans to increase this number in due course.
- Pack Horse Inn
Old stone built pub on the New Mills to Mellor road. The elevated position commands a magnificent view of the Peak District countryside from the front. Warm welcome to a very comfortable main room where conversation predominates. Details of guest beers listed on a blackboard close to the bar. Food is a major element of the offer here with a separate restaurant area. Good quality accommodation. To the rear is a large stone flagged outdoor area with plenty of seating - very popular in the summer months.
- Pride of the Peaks
59 Market Street
Town centre pub close to the Torrs and New Mills bus station. Reopened February 2016 after redecoration. Friday & Saturday last entry 12.30am.
- Rock Mill Brewery "The Pits"
Unit 1B, Rock Mill Lane
Opened in September 2018, the bar is located within the secluded RB Pine Joinery courtyard inside an old garage premises. The garage has been converted to a brewery and ‘speakeasy’ style bar. Ray started up his brewery in an adjacent building as a small craft brewery producing traditional style English ales from the past and present, and a few ‘special’ beers. The bar now sits in the old garage premises next door, with seating above the old garage “pits” from where the mechanics would examine the cars. This is a small, rustic micropub with bench seating, a small bar from where Ray usually dispenses his beers, and a bottle display for sale off licence. The small bar serves 3-4 of Rays Rock Mills beers from cask and another from keg, with an additional tap for Flensberger German beer, plus cider and wine. It’s a great local bar, visitors, walkers and dogs all welcome.
- Rock Tavern
Small back street local on the edge of the Torrs. Fully refurbished by Robinsons in September 2015.
- Royal Oak
Local community pub in the centre of New Mills refurbished in early 2015. Island bar serves to three sides of what is now an open plan pub finished in the established Robinson's palette of pale colours - grey and beige in this case.
- Shrub Club
Torr Vale Mill
The Shrub Club opened early 2020 and is located in the iconic Torr Vale Mill nestled in the Torrs in the middle of New Mills. Beers supplied by local brewery Torrside are always available on the single handpump and on several fonts also. Food is now available also. Magnificent views of the Torrs and the Goyt river, particularly from outside terraces.
- Archie's Café & Bar 34 Market Street New Mills SK22 4AE
- Peak Forest
- Devonshire Arms
Friendly village local in the Peak district. The second handpump is occasionally used for a guest beer.
- Devonshire Arms Hernstone Road Peak Forest SK17 8EJ (01298) 23875
- Acoustic Lounge
94-98 Park Ln
Opened on 21st October 2015. Two handpumps on the bar, but availability of cask beer may vary.
- Boars Head
2 Shrigley Road North
After a period of closure this attractive, ivy covered pub reopened in May 2019. It is situated on the Middlewood Way, which is the old Marple to Bollington railway line, now used by walkers and cyclists. The new partner running the pub is Simon, who is well known to Poynton residents from his time as Poynton Sports Club steward The recent refurbishment has created a rustic bistro like set up, with the layout of the bar and lounge areas being switched. One highlight of the menu is a choice of 6 meals available at £6 each. Real ale is a prominent feature, with 3 ales on handpump all sourced from SIBA breweries; there are also several large beer fonts on both bars.
- Bulls Head
115 London Road North
Situated on the main road from Poynton to Hazel Grove this traditional country pub is in the old village of Poynton and the only Free House in the village. It has been run by two generations of the same family since 1973. The pub comprises, a vault for pub games, a back bar, a furnished lounge with real fire, outdoor seating and ample parking. Always a warm welcome for regulars and visitors alike.
- Cask Tavern
42 Park Lane
The pub was reopened by Bollington Brewery in October 2013 and is one of three Bollington Brewery taps in Cheshire. A wide range of Bollington beers + a guest or two are joined by two real ciders, locally produced Moravka Lager and a selection of four craft beers. National brands are conspicuous by their absence. The one roomed pub has comfortable seating areas including two outside. The upstairs area is used for meetings of local groups. A regular clientele has developed but a warm welcome is assured to all visitors.
- Farmers Arms
90 Park Lane
Fully refurbished in Summer 2014, the pub focusses largely on food but there is still a reasonably sized drinking area to the front of the premises. The interior features a farm theme with a large painted cow at the entrance to the restaurant area and pails used as urinals in the Gents.
- Flute & Firkin
51 Park Lane
This small bar, over two floors, opened in May 2018 and is the brewery tap for Poynton Brewery. There are 6 hand-pumps featuring four beers from Poynton Brewery in addition to a couple of guest beers from local micro breweries. A stout or porter is always available. The cask offering is complemented by 5 craft keg, 1 craft cider and a well-stocked bar in resect of wine, malt whiskeys, gin (including Middlewood, produced by Poynton Brewery) and cocktails. The interior is a classy look of rough hewn wood, old red brick and air raid shelter style lighting. Outdoor drinking areas front and rear. The urinal is a cut-away metal cask - very odd. Downstairs is just pleasant background music, upstairs has TV which shows sport (Freeview only) and is available as a function room for groups up to 25. Children welcome until 8pm. Just over half a mile from Poynton Station, also reachable by 391 and 392 bus, but service ceases early evening.
London Road South
Wetherspoons pub on the main road through Poynton.This pub does also feature beers from local micros and has meet the brewer nights. Two Wetherspoons beer festivals every year and the pub has an industrial style fire place next to the open cellar, a window to view the working cellar.
- Poynton Hickory Smokehouse
London Road South
The Poynton Hickory Smokehouse (formerly the Vernon Arms) opened on July 26 2019. This Southern USA themed restaurant has a dedicated bar area, so although food led, you can still call in for a beer! The regular cask beer is from Purity and keg beer is also available One handpump is to feature local ales including those from Poynton Brewery. The outlet is part of a chain of 10 such venues across Cheshire and North Wales.
- Poynton Royal British Legion
Georges Road West
Spacious members’ club. A quiet lounge drinking area is complemented by a public bar with two snooker tables and a large-screen TV. A function room and bowling green are available for hire. Folk, quiz and jazz nights are hosted. Home of the Poynton Brewery, the club generally offers five real ales with two of these from the Poynton Brewery. The other three are often from local micros. The club is a winner of several awards. Non members can be signed in.
- Poynton Sports Club
London Road North
A members sports club featuring bowls, cricket, football, lacrosse, table tennis and tennis. Clubhouse with bar and catering facilities is open to non-members. Sky Sports TV.
- Poynton Workmen's Club
142 Park Lane
This is a members social club, although visitors are welcome. Many events are hosted, including bingo, cabaret evenings, weddings and christenings. The Manford Comedy Club is a popular feature on the 3rd Friday of each month. It also has a back bar, useful for meetings, a 2 table snooker room, and a separate TV/games room in addition to a bowling green. It is affectionately known locally as the Workies.
- Acoustic Lounge 94-98 Park Ln Poynton SK12 1RE (01625) 874456
- Duke Of York
(0161) 406 9988
Built in 1786 and extensively refurbished, this traditional village pub retains its character and historic feel. Food is served both in the main bar and in the separate upstairs restaurant (but no food on Mondays). A free to enter quiz is held every Wednesday evening. The pub is close to Bridge 14 on the Peak Forest canal and is well served by public transport.
- Foresters Arms
(0161) 430 4849
Cosy and welcoming pub with a good outside drinking area.
77 Stockport Road
(0161) 879 9273
A good local pub with a large bowling green at the rear.
- Jakes Ale House
27 Compstall Road
Based in what was once an old shoe & clothes shop, this is a new micro pub serving real ales and ciders but also craft beers, bottles, prosecco, wine and spirits. The double fronted shop gives the bar area a light & airy feel. Good use has been made of the space with the bar against part of the back wall and a useful mix of tables, chairs and fixed seating to create a homely and welcoming environment. The bar provides 5 hand pumped cask ales, with 20p off a pint for CAMRA Members. There are another 5 pumps for craft ales & a cider, with 8 additional "bag in a box" ciders available behind the bar. To the left of the bar hangs a blackboard menu for the beers & ciders. The emphasis is on local ale suppliers wherever possible and all of the beers, cask and keg, change on a regular basis. The back room (Jake's Snug) opened June 2017, which can be booked for small meetings. The Beer Garden is "coming soon". Opening hours may vary.
- Platform One
6 Stockport Road
(0161) 406 8686
The pub is adjacent to Romiley railway station. It opened in 2012 following complete refurbishment and is now a free house and wine bar. The large bar down the side of the mainly open plan lower floor offers five real ales and one real cider. A separate restaurant on the first floor (Platform 2) serves food 12 - 8pm. Food is also available downstairs in the pub itself. Quiz night Wednesdays. Easily reached by bus (384 / 383) and train.
- Romiley Arms
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Large open plan pub right opposite Romiley railway station, complete with bowling green.
- Romiley Conservative Club Guywood Lane Romiley SK6 4AN moc.liamg@bulcnocyelimor(0161) 430 2540
- Spread Eagle
(0161) 494 5723
Large comfortable open plan pub in the Hatherlow area of Romiley close to th Peak Forest canal towpath - handy for boaters, walkers and cyclists. Good value food is served. Close to the 383/384 circular bus route.
- Stock Dove
94 Compstall Road
(0161) 494 7051
An open plan pub with the accent on dining but acts as a local also. Two handpumps offer well known National real ales.
- Duke Of York Stockport Road Romiley SK6 3AN (0161) 406 9988
- Little Mill Inn
Off Shiloh Road
Large rural pub alongside stream in small isolated hamlet. Extensive outdoor areas including children's playground.
- Little Mill Inn Off Shiloh Road Rowarth SK22 1EB ku.oc.llimelttileht@ofni(01663) 747678
- Olive Tree Country Café & Bar
Attractive whitewashed pub on a sharp bend on the A623 in lovely surroundings. Ideal for walkers and cyclists, this pub is near to Castleton and local attractions. The premises (previously the Wanted Inn) now include a gift shop and a bar in addition to selling vegetables, groceries, bottled beers and biscuits etc. Part of it is also a café. A truly local facility for the Sparrowpit community and beyond.
- Olive Tree Country Café & Bar Sparrowpit SK17 8ET (01298) 812862
- Bridge Beers
55 Melbourne Street
A combined micropub and bottle shop on the main pedestrianised shopping street in Stalybridge opened at the end of February 2016 by an enthusiastic CAMRA member. Originally a hairdressers, the interior has been re-styled to satisfy the needs of its new function. A small entrance area leads to a bar which sits in front of a row of stillaged casks. On the other side of the room is the display of bottles for sale. Upstairs is a comfortable lounge area decorated in a Victorian style. The four constantly changing beers are served by gravity and the intention is to focus on local breweries. In the now established micropub "tradition" food will be limited to crisps, nuts and pork scratchings. A welcome addition to the range of real ales available in the town at this, the first micropub in the area. Alcohol cannot be served before midday - takeaway only. Last entry one hour before closing. Closed Sundays except for the second Sunday each month when it opens (12 noon to 4 pm) to coincide with Stalybridge Farmers' Market. A closed pub nearby used to have the longest pub name in Britain and this has been rescued and is now displayed inside Bridge Beers.
- British Protection
Hough Hill Road
(0161) 338 5432
Large two room pub near the bottom of Hough Hill Rd. In addition to the regular beer the pub sometimes has an additional real ale on offer from the Marston's stable of breweries. Sports are shown on a big screen in the main room.
- Bulls Head
4 Knowl Street
A tradional local public house in Stalybridge. With a friendly and fun environment for everyone.
- Crafty Pint
41 Melbourne Street
Spacious microbar opened December 2017 by a local Camra member backed by other locals from the Stalybridge area. Four constantly changing hand pulled real ales from local breweries and further afield. Close to canal, bus station and railway station. The venue is cosy and welcoming, and surprisingly roomy for a micropub. With no televisions, fruit machines etc Conversation is king. Children welcome until 6pm.
- Fox Tavern
74 Ridge Hill Lane
Friendly pub near the Ashton border.
- Hare & Hounds
394 Huddersfield Road
(0161) 304 8277
Mid terrace local which features live music and sports tv. A pool table and dart board are located in the rear. Outside at the back is a small garden and smoking shelter.
- New Stalybridge Labour Club
(0161) 303 2214
Re-opened at the end of October 2016 after approx. 12 months closed. Two handpulls serve a beer from Donkeystone in addition to a varying guest ale, often from local micros. Although this is a club there is no membership requirement and it is open to the public.
- Old Hunters Tavern
51 Acres Lane
(0161) 303 9477
Traditional characterful two roomed pub, just outside the town centre, which appeals to all. A refurbishment in November 2015 saw the removal of the unusual brass poles with their circular shelves for holding pints. Separate room off to one side. The ladies darts team - Manchester log end - meets every Tuesday. Quiz night is Thursday. The golf society meets monthly. Regular football matches shown in both main rooms. There is a covered, heated, area outside for smokers. No food at weekends.
- Old Thirteenth Cheshire Astley Volunteer Rifleman Corps Inn
11 Market Street
Comfortable open plan lounge bar on two levels. A revival of the longest pub name in the country for Stalybridge (the original pub with this name was on Astley Street, and this pub was previously named the Stalybridge Tavern). The pub with the longest name is now a few doors away from the pub with the shortest name - the 'Q'. Live music features at weekends.
- Q Inn
3 Market Street
(0161) 303 9152
Great town centre pub, close to railway station, with very friendly welcome. Shortest pub name in Britain (only a few doors from the pub with the longest name - The Old Thirteenth Cheshire Astley Volunteer Rifleman Corp Inn. Good range of entertainment on Mondays, Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays. Homemade food served Wednesday to Sunday, with excellent Sunday lunches.
- Society Rooms
49-51 Grosvenor Street
(0161) 338 9740
Very popular split-level Wetherspoon’s pub in town centre named after former Co-op store premises it now occupies, which was extended into adjacent premises early 2018, also creating a spacious beer garden, making it one of the largest Wetherspoons in the UK. Eight real ales & two real ciders available. Two beer festivals a year, one of which also includes cider. 3 minutes walk from bus terminus.
- Stamford Arms
815 Huddersfield Road
Low ceilings with exposed beams characterise the the main bar in this old pub. At the front the windows have the arms of the Stamford's in stained glass while the low windows in the rear section of the bar are typical of old properties in the area. Where there were two rooms at the front, there is now only one, the other having been knocked through to create a larger more open bar. Five hand pumps on the bar in addition to Old Rosie cider. Good quality home-cooked meals are also on offer. The garden and smoking area are accessed down stairs and through a side door.
- Station Buffet Bar
Stalybridge Railway Station, Platform 4, Rassbottom St
(0161) 303 0007
Featured in many beer publications and even TV programmes this enduring Victorian gem is worth missing a train for. A sympathetic refurbishment has previously taken place. Nine handpumps dispense a variety of everchanging beers, most of which are locally sourced, plus at least one real cider or perry. A good range of bottled beers is also available. The food available varies through the week; there maybe only pies etc on some weekdays, street-food on Fridays, specials on Saturday and Sunday menu on Sundays.
- Stocks Inn
8 Stocks Lane
(0161) 338 3978
The pub has two handpumps, only one generally in use serving Wadworth's 6X until further notice.
- Waggon & Horses
300 Mottram Road
On the A6018 between Stalybridge and Mottram. Originally a 17th century farmhouse this extensively refurbished pub has gained a good reputation locally for food. Popular at both lunchtimes and evenings for food, the beer side has not been forgotten.
- Wharf Tavern
77 Caroline Street.
(0161) 338 2662
Traditional pub with large function room. No food served, but there is an arrangement with the chip shop next door that their food can be eaten, if you buy a drink (chip shop open Mon-Fri only). Ever changing range of beers, both from local and larger breweries.
- White House
1 Water Street
(0161) 303 2154
This popular pub close to both bus and rail stations is semi open plan but retains four distinct drinking areas where a quiet corner can often be found even at busy times. Up to four ever-changing guest beers from micros compliment the regulars from Hydes and the real ciders on offer, pies also available. Live music every Monday, Friday and Saturday.
- Bridge Beers 55 Melbourne Street Stalybridge SK15 2JJ 07948 617145
- Whaley Bridge
- Cock Pub & Kitchen
22 Buxton Road
Traditional pub on A6 recently refurbished, good quality food served.
- Drum & Monkey
62 Chapel Road
Bought from Robinsons in Spring 2012 and previously called the Board Inn, this pub is now privately owned. Guest beers are from surrounding micro breweries such as Storm, Happy Valley and Wincle. The pub has two rooms with the bar opposite the entrance. There is a stove fire on the left hand side for those cold winter days and a small room to the right. The main bar area has a stone floor and upended barrels act as tables. A new decked garden area is to be found outside at the rear. Open mic night on Wednesdays (participants get free beer). Annual beer festival second Bank Holiday weekend in May. No food is served.
- Goyt Inn
8 Bridge Street
Tucked away in the centre of Whaley Bridge and close to the historic Whaley Bridge Canal Basin, which once was the northern end of the Cromford and High Peak Railway, this end of terrace pub is a true local and fulfils its role well. Characterful, dog friendly and welcoming and with a changing range of real ales the pub is worthy of a visit. There is also a small but attractive patio / beer garden.
33-35 Market Street
Located in the village centre and close to the railway station. The pub offers 2 rooms off a semi circular bar, one with pool table, the other set for live music.
- Shepherds Arms
7 Old Road
This little gem of a pub nestling close to the centre of the village is an attractive, whitewashed, stone-built pub that has been preserved unspoilt, conveying the feel of the farmhouse it once was. The unchanged taproom is a delight, with open fire, flagged floor and scrubbed table tops. Additionally, there is a comfortable lounge also with an open fire.
- Whaley Bridge Bowling Club
Local bowling club with function room and bar, non-members are welcome.
- Whaley Nook
20 Old Road
Following the closure of the Whaley Brewery the tap has reopened as the Whaley Nook. A small cosy front bar with a small separate room to the rear. Four handpumps offer three changing beers from local breweries, typically including Eyam Real Ale Company beers, and a regular beer. A loyalty card system operates during the week. An interesting selection of gins from far and wide. Works of art by local artists are displayed on the walls and are for sale.
- White Hart
Located in centre of village.
- Cock Pub & Kitchen 22 Buxton Road Whaley Bridge SK23 7JE (01663) 733384
- Old Hall Inn
The 14th-century Whitehough Hall forms part of this quintessential country inn which has won the Great British Pub award for best cask pub in the region for several years and is a regular entry within this Guide. Eight ales, including seven regularly changing guests from quality local micros (pints available in thirds on a 'paddle'), complement those available at the adjacent Paper Mill Inn (under the same ownership). A popular menu features dishes using local produce. A well-attended beer festival runs on the third weekend in September.
- Paper Mill Inn
Refurbished in 2012 this previous Marston's pub is a cosy local that is in the same ownership as the Old Hall across the road.
- Old Hall Inn Whitehough SK23 6EJ (01663) 750529
134 Hyde Road
A large traditional three roomed local complete with comfortable lounges and a good vault. Traditional pub games are a feature, particularly darts. Close to canal and popular with boaters in the summer. Has a crown green bowling green at the back which features a number of prestigious tournaments during the season.
- Navigation 134 Hyde Road Woodley SK6 1NL