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The Bridgewater

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197 Manchester Road, Oldham OL8 4PS, England
+44 161 785 0373
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  • Excellent22%
  • Very good35%
  • Average10%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible20%
Travellers talk about
“turkey beef” (2 reviews)
“steak” (5 reviews)
“custard” (2 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 23:00All hours
Bar, Pizza, British, Contemporary, Pub
197 Manchester Road, Oldham OL8 4PS, England
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1 - 10 of 79 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I went here for the first time in several years. I was taking advantage of the 2 meals for £10 offer, available Tuesday to Thursday. While I thoroughly enjoyed the cheese and onion pie, it was a shame this was the only option open to...More

Thank Andrew H
Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

Been here a few times lovely service, lovely food, great value. Disappointed tonight great food, great value but not so great service 😕 waitress was more interested in clearing up any tables than ours ?? Finished our meal I stacked up dishes waiting for it...More

Thank Sweetner
Reviewed 7 June 2017 via mobile

The food today is awful! Broccoli/cauliflower over cooked and watery- no taste. Turkey is bone dry, no flavour to the food at all. Very disappointed

Thank LouiseA1990
Reviewed 16 May 2017 via mobile

Firstly me and my boyfriend were greeted by a very polite waitress who sat us at a fairly clean table and explained how the menu worked and the prices. I tucked into a delicious carvery and my boyfriend had the rump steak with a lot...More

1  Thank chloe w
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

Service was not the best, we ordered off the menu for a change rather than the cavery,chips were stone cold, and so was the burgers. My chicken stacker was Luke warm and got no Louisiana sauce with it.Waitress didn't ask if anyone wanted any other...More

1  Thank emily s
Reviewed 16 February 2017

Been back to The Bridgewater a number of times since my last review and my partner and I went again today and to our delight the table tops have been re- varniished or even new tables , what a difference. Well done Bridgewater!! Food and...More

2  Thank patburton2
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

We went in without booking, we were greeted and seated quickly, the restaurant was quite busy, you order and payed for your meal at the bar. You receive a receipt which you exchange at the hot plate. You can order from a menu, these meals...More

1  Thank Malcolm P
Reviewed 16 January 2017

Went here tonight for my son 5 birthday had a brilliant night the food was really nice and the staff was amazing and really friendly and brilliant with all three off my kids will be going back soon

2  Thank Sarah A
Reviewed 12 January 2017

On a three day visit to Manchester we found the Bridgewater close to our hotel and what a good find. The quality of food was excellent, of a good value and friendly quick service. There was a restaurant adjacent to our hotel which seemed convenient,...More

1  Thank mrbgolden
Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

Went today for our Sunday Carvery which was very nice , but the table we were given number 4 was so dirty & sticky that I asked to see the manager who was not there ,& told that I wasn't the first person to complain...More

Thank Ann M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$51
Bar, Pizza, British, Contemporary, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Television
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 197 Manchester Road, Oldham OL8 4PS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater Manchester  >  Oldham
  • Phone Number: +44 161 785 0373
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The Bridgewater is a family-friendly pub restaurant delivering a relaxed drinking and dining experience surrounded by contemporary decor to our customers. It is known for its warm and welcoming atmosphere and offers what we believe to be the best value for money and standard of service in the Oldham area of Greater Manchester. We also serve award winning beers, world class wines and premium spirits from our bar and host a wide range of events for the community.
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