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The Firkin

65 High Street, Newton-Le-Willows WA12 9SL, England
+44 1925 225700
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Great beers in a great pub

Great selection of cask beers served by enthusiasts in a 'proper' real ale pub with no frills or... read more

Reviewed 23 April 2018
andyat383
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Warrington
Great bespoke pub

I have passed this place hundreds of times without knowing it was there. But WOW what a great micro... read more

Reviewed 5 March 2018
parky117
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Wigan, United Kingdom
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65 High Street, Newton-Le-Willows WA12 9SL, England
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+44 1925 225700
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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.

Thank andyat383
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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
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Reviewed 3 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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Reviewed 3 March 2018

My friend until recently (due to illness) travelled from Sheffield to here twice a month such was his love of real ales, ciders etc from this small compact but well run establishment, although situated within walking distance of many watering holes this place is always...More

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Reviewed 24 February 2018

Warm welcome upon arrival and such a good atmosphere, with plenty of choice of ales, ciders, beers and spirits, as well as more! You can tell the place is looked after well; the seating area is tidy and clean, the bar is spotless and organised...More

1  Thank Jamie G
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Reviewed 14 January 2018 via mobile

Lost count of how often I have visited. Easily the best pub in Newton, huge selection of cask/keg beers and ciders with even more options in the fridge. Constantly rotating the beer selection from national and local breweries and all of it is kept well....More

1  Thank Tom C
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Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

Tucked away in between fast food shops and hair dressers is this great pub. Well maybe it's too small to be called a pub but never mind lol Great choice of ales and reasonably priced.

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Reviewed 11 October 2017

Only Small but great place to meet up with friends for a great tasting pint. Nice, friendly knowledgeable staff.

Thank Julie O
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Reviewed 4 October 2017

Lively pub, friendly atmosphere. I have visited this pub numerous times with friends from work. Would highly recommend. Great from our puppy friends too :)

Thank Hollie T
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Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

Our taxi driver recommended the pub, my husband and I stood at the bar to get served, Nothing, no eye contact or recognition. Others folks came in after us and got served. We left the premises and a local man asked us back in and...More

3  Thank pampeake11
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crusocheshire
17 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
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juliephillips3
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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
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