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The Vale Cottage

1 Croft Bank | Gorton, Manchester M18 8WH, England
+44 161 223 4568
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good21%
  • Average0%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
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Bar, Pub, British
1 Croft Bank | Gorton, Manchester M18 8WH, England
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Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

Excellent food and very friendly!! Go for a walk from Debdale Park down into Tan Yard Brow and follow Gore Brook along Gorton Trail and come upon The Vale Cottage suddenly, at the end of a rising slope. I don't think you'll regret the effort!!!

Thank John W
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

I have just moved into the locality of this pub but was unaware of it until a colleague recommended it. Truly a hidden gem 5 minutes walk from my apartment but so discreetly hidden from view. Busy friendly atmosphere amongst the locals and between them...More

Thank Rusty T
Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

This is a wonderful pub. 'Gorton's Pub in the Country'. I had my first pint of beer in this establishment way back in the 1950's and it is a nostalgic trip on every visit. It is located in a very old part of Gorton on...More

Thank John W
Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

We visit the Vale once a month for karaoke and heard that Sunday lunch was worth a try. So we walked down Hyde Road and cut through the trees near the Butterfly Garden to The Vale. We were served immediately after a warm welcome. I...More

Thank Ruth A
Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

Excellent local pub with a very welcoming atmosphere. Great food and great beer. A real hidden gem! Highly recommended. Frank

Thank MancunianF
Reviewed 8 November 2016

Real jewel in the rough, we thought we were lost as you go through a housing estate to get to it, it's lovely. Quaint setting, lovely old fashioned pub and the food was excellent and obviously home made.

Thank Linda H
Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

A+ didn't think we would find a place like this in Goreton, very friendly welcome, cosy, and good beer, back soon

1  Thank Craig C
Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

Have visited The Vale Cottage several times. Always a warm welcome, excellent choice of beers and good home cooking at a very reasonable price. Highly recommend the Sunday lunch. So refreshing to find that pubs like this still exist instead of the characterless chain pubs...More

1  Thank Matt S
Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

Clean, quiet pub in a set back location of Gorton. Good home cooked food, fab wine (Jack Rabbit). Very friendly.

Thank Caroline O
Reviewed 10 July 2016

first time we have visited the vale and must say i wasnt disappointed, a family of four we had the sunday roast chicken and beef and all plates were empty. the vale is tucked away so if you dont know its there you could miss...More

Thank paulaalan_8
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its still open but what day did you go as it is shut on a Monday lunchtime now.
21 July 2015|
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Response from MancsJohn | Reviewed this property |
Hi there, I think it was either a Wednesday or Thursday evening. Hope that helps.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$13
Bar, Pub, British
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Seating
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 20:00
12:00 - 20:00
12:00 - 20:00
12:00 - 20:00
12:00 - 20:00
12:00 - 20:00
12:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Croft Bank | Gorton, Manchester M18 8WH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater Manchester  >  Manchester
  • Phone Number: +44 161 223 4568
  • E-mail
The Country Pub in Town With parts of the building dating back to the 17th Century , We offer Quality Home Cooked Food in Comfortable & Peaceful Setting.