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Really lovely people - great pub

Ended up in here by accident after we were stranded by our taxi after a concert at the rugby... read more

Reviewed 30 May 2017
Diane S
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St Helens, United Kingdom
DOWN TO EARTH PUB

called for drink on way to hippodrome warm and welcoming pud no frills but good beer had a cafferys... read more

Reviewed 23 June 2018
Gary A
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Puerto de la Cruz, Spain
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22 Jun 2018
“DOWN TO EARTH PUB”
30 May 2017
“Really lovely people - great pub”
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Reviewed 23 June 2018

called for drink on way to hippodrome warm and welcoming pud no frills but good beer had a cafferys what a good pint and my girl friend had a barcardi and coke very nice , down to earth people will return again and recommend a...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 30 May 2017

Ended up in here by accident after we were stranded by our taxi after a concert at the rugby ground. The owners were kind enough to let us wait for a taxi inside - what a great couple !! Travelled 250 miles to find out...More

Date of experience: May 2017
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Reviewed 22 January 2016 via mobile

Lovely polite bar maid but that's where it ends. Where else can you can get two pints of Guinness for 4 quid.... from a can! No cask bitters, you could almost call it "Shameless"! Such a waste of potential.

Date of experience: January 2016
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