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Basically, a rare gem.

A basic no frills no food no piped music boozer,full of character- and characters and all... read more

Reviewed 31 July 2018
stevenpanter2018
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Bury, United Kingdom
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Cracking old school pub.

Had a narrowboat holiday and popped in here on the off chance. There happened to be a groups of... read more

Reviewed 2 June 2018
Name_Burnett
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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 31 July 2018 via mobile

A basic no frills no food no piped music boozer,full of character- and characters and all welcoming. Situated on a quaint side street in the town centre. Called in at 5pm after a 3 miles walk along the picturesque canal towpath. Choice of three pale...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 2 June 2018 via mobile

Had a narrowboat holiday and popped in here on the off chance. There happened to be a groups of musicians practising and they were a merry group. I would describe it as very down to earth but friendly. As a visiting Welshman I could have...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Name_Burnett
Reviewed 15 May 2018

I thought the days of the traditional pub were gone but what a delight to find this little gem only a minutes walk from where we were staying on holiday,friendly people and dogs are made very welcome and as they do not serve meals there...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Debbie H
Reviewed 15 January 2018

On arrival waited at the bar for 5 minutes with nobody in sight, eventually found a man hidden in an alcove behind the bar reading his paper. After I gained his attention he did serve me with I must say a good pint, but with...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed 10 September 2017

Excellent atmospheric pub, beer well kept, staff & locals really welcoming. Lovely selection of dogs to fuss!

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Steven M
Reviewed 30 August 2017

Lovely little pub. Extremely friendly and great beer. The Landlord is a star!! Dog friendly and the locals are chatty. No food on here at the time, but the Landlord really helped out and advised with a few suggestions. Definitely on our hit-list if we...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

Food great and at a fair price well worth the visit all the staff had a smile and willing to help give it a try

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed 4 June 2017

We stayed here for 1 evening; the room was quite basic but very clean and had nice view of the old church. The staff were tremendously friendly and helpful. We paid £60 for B&B which considering that the breakfasts were very popular with non-residents meant...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Jes S
Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

Walking in felt like something like you were in The Slaughtered Lamb in An American Werewolf in London as everyone turned to look at us. Happily this was where any similarities ended as both the locals and the landlord were very friendly and welcoming. Depending...More

Date of experience: September 2016
1  Thank SWSt61
Reviewed 10 August 2016

This is a proper old pub - part 16th-century apparently, with the major wall beams dowelled together. Ambience, a bit shabby and down-at-heel, as arguably a pub should be, but with a good selection of decent local beers. The background music was quiet and not...More

Date of experience: August 2016
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