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Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene, Business meetings
We are a warm and welcoming traditional family pub that prides itself on providing great quality homemade food, sourced from local suppliers, such as the award winning 'Frost' the butchers of Chorlton. We provide high quality letting Accomadation with 6 en suit bedrooms. We have a Fuction Room which can hold up to 80 people as is often used for family events and functions. We look forward to seeing you soon.
US$9 - US$18
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Bar, British, Pub
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free off-street parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed 5 November 2020

Really great place to watch the footy and have something to eat. The manager Mark and his wife Jenny go out of ther way to make you feel welcome. All the staff are very friendly which helps to create a great atmosphere. The food is...More

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed 1 November 2020 via mobile

You are lucky people in Chorltonville to have this place to eat, drink and watch the football great staff and in these difficult times safe

Date of visit: November 2020
Reviewed 23 October 2020 via mobile

What a superb place. We went for a walk with our dog in the woodland area opposite then decided on a meal and a drink. It was a busy weekend but everywhere was very Covid secure. Great atmosphere with wonderful staff. Liam deserves a shout...More

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed 1 September 2020 via mobile

What a great place! Lovely atmosphere with superb staff. Delicious food. The home made cheese pie really does live up to its legendary status! Very doggo friendly with great woodland area opposite for a stroll before and/or after. Plenty of parking. Overall, it’s an excellent...More

Date of visit: August 2020
Reviewed 30 August 2020

A great experience at Bowling Green. Booked table 1pm for lunch. Friendly warm welcome. All Covid restrictions adhered to, very reassuring for people venturing out. Mark was his usual cheery self. Food was lovely, local produce and tasted great. So lucky to have this establishment...More

Date of visit: August 2020
Reviewed 26 August 2020

Family evening out, booked used the online link from the pub.Paul greeted us and showed us to our table where a young lady called Demi took over. We all had 3 courses each and the food was excellent with yet again another shout out for...More

Date of visit: August 2020
Reviewed 26 August 2020

Met up for a quick catch up with a friend, sat outside in lovely clean sheltered area. Very covid efficient , friendly staff and spotlessly clean . Highly recommended the cheese and onion pie ... seriously the nicest cheese pie I’ve ever tasted . Will...More

Date of visit: August 2020
Reviewed 4 August 2020 via mobile

Visited the Bowling Green for drinks with friends on a Saturday afternoon. I recommend booking as the pub is very popular. I had to amend my booking at the last minute and Mark (and his staff) could not have been more accommodating. Excellent service, great...More

Date of visit: August 2020
Reviewed 2 August 2020 via mobile

Excellent service this weekend (August 1st) despite the last minute changes by government. We were accommodated with a table outside with less than 48hrs notice. We had a great afternoon and would definitely recommend this fab Irish pub ;-)

Date of visit: August 2020
A8023BPmc99, Owner at Bowling Green, responded to this reviewResponded 4 August 2020

Thanks for your kind review -it really makes our day to get positive feedback particularly at these challenging times :) Mark

Reviewed 27 July 2020

The Bowler goes from strength to strength, Covid controls were sensible & unintrustive. The final day of the Premier league was on a few different screens, but not too loud as to make conversation a chore. I had a couple of pints of Guiness poured...More

Date of visit: July 2020
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Jennifer M
6 July 2020|
Response from A8023BPmc99 | Property representative |
Sorry for the delay in getting back to you. The simple answer is yes :) We have a continental breakfast/snack bar which is located conveniently by the rooms and is available though out your stay morning night and... More
Veronica B
14 March 2017|
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Response from MarkCanny | Property representative |
Sorry for the delay in getting back to you - we do take bookings daily but not when theirs large sporting events (Manchester United games mainly). Sundays is our busiest day and normally can accommodate bookings up till... More
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Frequently Asked Questions about Bowling Green
    Does Bowling Green offer takeaway?
    Yes, Bowling Green offers takeaway services.
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    Yes, Bowling Green offers delivery services.
    How is Bowling Green rated?
    Bowling Green is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
    • Food: 4.5
    • Service: 4.5
    • Value: 4.5
    • Atmosphere: 4