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Great little Micropub

Stopped by to check out the local comedy pianist Ghengis O’Toole and sampled an ale. Very welcoming... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
andyzappa
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South Derbyshire
via mobile
Excellent, big reccomemd

Great pub, great landlord, great beers. Visited on a random day in buxton and would come back... read more

Reviewed 9 August 2018
370tallguy
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London, United Kingdom
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4 weeks ago
“Great little Micropub”
9 Aug 2018
“Excellent, big reccomemd”
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped by to check out the local comedy pianist Ghengis O’Toole and sampled an ale. Very welcoming and a nice drop of beer.

Thank andyzappa
Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

Great pub, great landlord, great beers. Visited on a random day in buxton and would come back anytime.

Thank 370tallguy
Reviewed 27 July 2018

Another in the burgeoning micropub market. Does what it does ok and worth a visit for some rare beers.

Thank Brian M
Reviewed 13 May 2018 via mobile

Big fan of micropubs. Nice ale here but not the friendliest micropub I've been to. Bit disappointed.

Thank murphypickle
Reviewed 19 April 2018

I feel slightly bad with negative comments as new non chain pubs are generally welcome these days...but The ales were cheaper than nearby but its very small and a few 'locals' seem to have free rein with dogs etc on seats & running about...although no...More

1  Thank johnhG3658NB
Reviewed 10 April 2018

I have trecked around the UK and the world, randomly, all my life. My friend and I climbed the Buxton high St from the Roman pavilion spa gardens to see the oldest church. St Anne's . We saw this fabulous bar from the market place...More

Thank Susie T
Reviewed 30 March 2018

Found this place after a walk from the town - only about 10 mins but worth it ! Small quirky micro pub very reasonable prices had a delicious bottle of hazelnut milk stout great music playing in background! Wish lived closer to enjoy more frequently

2  Thank alisontherapy
Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

Visited The Ale stop following personal recommendations from friends and it didn't disappoint. This is a small cool bar with impressive and colourful sixties vinyl art on some walls; a DJ booth behind funky red glass; and books or vinyl to poke through if you...More

1  Thank Andrea S
Reviewed 24 May 2017 via mobile

Pretty unusual micro pub, great beer and relaxed atmosphere. There were just 3 hand pulls and the beer I had was very good. Worth seeking out!

Thank ScottW0792
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

Visited here with number two son. Both loved it. Great, fresh addition to the more traditional down town Buxton scene. Good beer, friendly, knowledgable staff, and the the charm of that vinyl ......... mmmm, yes.

Thank tkjfw
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