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The Vale Inn

Certificate of Excellence
££ - £££
Bar, British, Pub
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29-31 Adlington Road | Bollington, Macclesfield SK10 5JT, England
+44 1625 575147
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 23:00
Closed now
All hours
Sun 12:00 - 22:30
Mon - Thu 12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 23:00
Fri - Sat 12:00 - 23:00
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22 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It was one of the best meals I have ever had! The roast beef was succulent and tender and everything else on the plate was delicious, the girls both had gammon, the only complaint was that it was too big! The wine was perfect and the beer is the best you can get. It's not even expensive and it's right... More 

Thank Draccy
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48 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited mid week when eating on my own. Great range of beers, with great barman happy to let you sample before making my choice. Then for food the menu offered a great choice and with specials available off the black board I took my time before deciding, and was not disappointed with the Mac&Cheese! Staff we very attentive and friendly,... More 

Thank kershawlaw
Macclesfield, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The best pub in Bollington, amazing food complimented by beer they brew themselves... to top it off they have a great friendly landlord, fab staff and if the weather is fine the newly refurbished beer garden overlooks the park which is perfect for people watching… can you tell that we frequent this great pub on a regulars basis?!

Thank Mark H
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

A great little pub with a good selection of ales and other drinks. Food was very good (although I was jealous of the special that a few on our table had, compared to the special I was a little disappointed with my pie...) Staff were very attentive, making sure our large group was looked after. Although it was busy and... More 

Thank Natpacker
Wilmslow Cheshire
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237 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

This is a traditional English pub with beer and pies. There are no high chairs and no changing facilities so it is clear that young children are not welcome. It is ideal for young men with occasional couples. The food is fine but the service is so slow you can't really appreciate it. Not one to return to with children.

Thank Wilmslow_People
Altrincham, United Kingdom
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494 reviews
333 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 246 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016

How nice is it to find a micro-brewer who produces good quality, naturally conditioned, ales and manages to sell them, bottled, in exactly the same condition. Nice, pint, nice pub with basic pub fare and a lovely patio overlooking the cricket ground. Couldn't be nicer on a summers evening.

Thank Ollerbarrow
Macclesfield, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016

Great pub food using local ingredients. Real beer and a good atmosphere. Check out the monthly Scify Bar presentations. Excellent events A gem!

Thank Paul R
Manchester, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016

Love, love, love this place. We live in Bollington and this is our favourite pub. The Vale has it all - its own brewery with many award winning pints, a cosy atmosphere inside, the best beer garden in Bollington with a great view of the Rec and a cricket match if you're lucky, and tasty, freshly cooked reasonably priced pub... More 

Thank straysheep2013
Stockport, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

The food was delicious and the staff were friendly. Great service. Dog friendly. Cozy atmosphere. All I would say is a little small. Overall a brilliant pub for all people

Thank yoyojimmyminidiningh
Macclesfield, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

Had an excellent lunch, fab home cooked food, using local produce. The steak pies and steak and kidney puddings we had were fantastic. Excellent beers on offer. Great friendly staff. Quick service considering it was so busy. Excellent value for money, will be returning soon.

Thank Stephen H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$13
Bar, British, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Cheap Eats, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 29-31 Adlington Road | Bollington, Macclesfield SK10 5JT, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cheshire  >  Macclesfield
  • Phone Number: +44 1625 575147

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?