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Great little pub

Great pub, which encourages dog and discourages children which suits me fine. A great selection of... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Stuart C
Wigan, United Kingdom
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Gluten free ale - fantastic!

Really love the atmosphere in here. Local ales, local folk, all enjoying the experience. I'd... read more

Reviewed 15 August 2018
Kieran P
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65 High Street, Newton-Le-Willows WA12 9SL, England
+44 1925 225700
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great pub, which encourages dog and discourages children which suits me fine. A great selection of real ales and ciders and the people are very friendly.

1  Thank Stuart C
Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

Really love the atmosphere in here. Local ales, local folk, all enjoying the experience. I'd really recommend the 3/4 gluten free ale they had in recently (can't recall the name). It was quite strong, but really nice! It went down way too easily! Hopefully here's...More

1  Thank Kieran P
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

Whether it’s out with friends, family or a cheeky break while walking the dog, you can’t go wrong with this pub.

1  Thank Carl S
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

Local micro brewery family run. Lots of real ales, larger and beers. Also a nice selection of gins. Traditional pub feel. No tv. People chatting and dogs allowed. No under 18s either. Lovely escape from same old same old in pubs.

Thank Catherine B
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

What a fabulous bar with lots of ales and ciders. Popped in to see what it was like and will definitely visit again

Thank rachel l
Reviewed 28 July 2018 via mobile

This is by far the best kept secret in NLW - micro brewery pub with beers/ ciders changed weekly No kids (no under 21s allowed) No music- No TV - just good beer Staff are knowledgable about their stock and hugely friendly

Thank Jackie G
Reviewed 6 July 2018 via mobile

An excellent variety of real ales from small producers are on offer at reasonable prices, if you can't decide which one to have you can have three as part of a taster package.

Thank N H
Reviewed 23 April 2018

Great selection of cask beers served by enthusiasts in a 'proper' real ale pub with no frills or gimmicks. Well worth a visit.

1  Thank andyat383
Reviewed 5 March 2018

I have passed this place hundreds of times without knowing it was there. But WOW what a great micro pub it is when I finally popped in to see what the fuss was about. A range of different ales and beers in this small wonderful...More

1  Thank parky117
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

We have been here a couple of times and been impressed with the pub, they have a great selection of real ales to choose from, at weekends there's not much room and no seats but I don't mind standing up when having a beer, will...More

1  Thank Paul S
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18 February 2017|
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Response from Lynton B | Reviewed this property |
Monday - Wednesday Closed Thursday 17:30 - 23:00 Friday 13:00 - 23:30 Saturday 13:00 - 23:30 Sunday 13:00 - 22:30
21 October 2015|
Response from jim g | Reviewed this property |
Not sure which town you may mean but a group of ladies might want to try something different with a half of real ale or a shared bottle of wine in the Firkin on Saturday afternoon when it is not too crowded followed by an... More