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Great traditional pub

The Wharf is a short walk uphill from the town centre, a stones throw from the converted Hovis Mill... read more

Reviewed 8 November 2017
Macclesfield, United Kingdom
Slow down and enjoy beer

Very nice place to have a chat , to read some book and of course to grab some real ale. Taps are... read more

Reviewed 29 August 2017
Jonas B
Vilnius, Lithuania
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8 Nov 2017
“Great traditional pub”
29 Aug 2017
“Slow down and enjoy beer”
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107 Brook Street, Macclesfield SK11 7AW, England
+44 1625 261879
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Reviewed 8 November 2017

The Wharf is a short walk uphill from the town centre, a stones throw from the converted Hovis Mill and worth the jaunt. The beer here is well kept and if you enjoy real ale you'll be well served. The pub is filled with artefacts...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed 29 August 2017

Very nice place to have a chat , to read some book and of course to grab some real ale. Taps are changed quite often.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Jonas B
Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

A proper old fashioned boozer with well kept cask beers and friendly staff and customers. One little grumble, it would be good to have a cask beer with a higher ABV available please.

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank tgroberts15
Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

Great local pub. Excellent choice of cask ales and wood burning stove which added to the cosy, welcoming atmosphere. Friendly, helpful bar staff. Well worth a visit if you're in the area.

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank 135damianoc
Reviewed 12 December 2016

A really good old fashioned pub with a log burner, bar games and regular live music. The beer selection is great with lots of cask ales. Overall a very cosy and welcoming pub and will definitely return.

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank Thehbk
Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

Well kitted out, great selection of drinks, live music, nice people... what more could you ask for? There are not many "proper back street boozers" left in macclesfield so this is a must visit for those that like that environment.

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank Kristen L
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

The pub is fairly old fashion these days as the decor is dated. The pub provides real ale which isn't too bad as I prefer real ale. The choice can be hit or miss though as I prefer the non hoppy variety preferring darker ales....More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank Snig1964
Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

Brilliant beer (best in town), great atmosphere and 'real' pub. There is always a great selection of ales in offer and all well priced. Live entertainment at the weekend also add a little extra

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Andy2nov
Reviewed 3 June 2016

Use this pub occasionally - there's always a decent selection of ales plus quality lagers. No hassle, music Friday nights and footy at the weekend. A more mature, good natured crowd; loads better than most of the other pubs found on Buxton Road or Hurdsfield...More

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank Kzx99
Reviewed 1 August 2015

Visited many times - an excellent family (& dog) friendly free-house - always made very welcome by the landlord (Chris) and his excellent staff. Offers excellent (free) music acts by talented musicians most Fridays (and some Saturdays) - worth catching if you can Definitely recommended...More

Date of experience: July 2015
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