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Great Little Find

After hearing about this place, we just had to give it a try. It’s not a large place but a great... read more

Reviewed 12 June 2018
via mobile
Small bar, a real ale gem

Great little bar for rear ale drinkers, plenty of choice for lager and cider folk too. Lovely... read more

Reviewed 30 April 2018
Doug I
Manchester, United Kingdom
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7 School Lane, Stockport SK4 5DE, England
+44 7578 621639
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Reviewed 12 June 2018 via mobile

After hearing about this place, we just had to give it a try. It’s not a large place but a great selection of beers & suitably priced. Given plenty of help by the bar staff & sampled plenty of beers before settling for an American...More

Thank lineil
Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

Great little bar for rear ale drinkers, plenty of choice for lager and cider folk too. Lovely ambience, attentive staff, very small bar with some outdoor seating. Regularly packed out. Background music quiet enough to have a good old chin-wag with tour mates.

Thank Doug I
Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

New to the area, this is our local, we decided to try it out Sunday afternoon. Great selection of beers and really friendly staff. See you soon

Thank Ritchiemakeup
Reviewed 18 January 2018 via mobile

Turned up with my dog and was told that dogs were not allowed in. This was due to irresponsible dog owners who allowed their dog to chew the legs of a table. A shame really, as such dog owners should be barred with their dogs....More

2  Thank dodd18
Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

What a fantastic little find this place is. Absolutely loved the selection of beers that were on offer in this cosy yet not quite cramped room. The staff were very nice and attentive although I feel they were a bit too comfortable at times with...More

1  Thank Karactacus
Reviewed 5 October 2017

As soon as you walk through the door you're confronted with a wide range of bottles and cans on the shelves. Then you're happier still when you see it's also a cosy and welcoming bar. If you miss this place you miss out.

Thank joseph850
Reviewed 25 August 2017 via mobile

Firm favourite of mine now with great selection of draught and even better takeaway cans and bottles They even have craft cider and there is always a hidden gem to purchase . Only thing letting it down is the lack of food choice just crisps...More

Thank William O
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

Love this place. Small and cosy it always has a good atmosphere. Great selection of cask and keg and the brewery take over nights are a treat. And the selection of bottles on the shelves! Just ask them to pop one in the fridge for...More

Thank Rebecca I
Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

The hops has quite simply the best craft beers in Manchester. Despite the shorter selection I find the quality consistently better than the larger tap houses in town and the prices undoubtedly keener. Good atmosphere and friendly staff. The only problem is that there aren't...More

Thank Jim B
Reviewed 15 July 2017

Really friendly staff! always a great selection of real ale, all really good. Very busy at times but that creates a great atmosphere and a nice place to drink - Highly recommended!!

Thank steviebrok1963
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25 March 2018|
Response from Karactacus | Reviewed this property |
Directly infront
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Response from steveuk007 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, always dogs there.
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Response from Heaton H | Property representative |
Hi It is just off the A6 in Heaton Chapel we are next door to Littlewoods the butchers on school lane. We are also a five minute walk from Heaton Chapel train station. Hope this helps? Damian