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The Bowling Green

₹₹ - ₹₹₹, British,
Brookburn Road | Chorlton Cum Hardy, Manchester M21 9ES, England
+44 161 860 2800
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good29%
  • Average3%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“sunday roast” (6 reviews)
“beef” (7 reviews)
“burger” (7 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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Brookburn Road | Chorlton Cum Hardy, Manchester M21 9ES, England
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Reviewed 23 November 2017 via mobile

Went in after a CR club night session. Best place to get a pint of Doom Bar and fantastically served, in a way a lot of places fail to do. Usually I avoid Doom Bar and go for the landlord but not here. Service always...More

Thank Gary D
Reviewed 19 November 2017 via mobile

Wow !! Darned good compared to the Lloyds and the Horse and Jockey, which are also good but in terms of value for money and quality of food, I would say it is the best in the area !!

Thank kevin H
Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

Great family pub, few pints with friends, lazy weekend afternoon or a day like this most recent visit, which was our full family all coming together for my daughter's 8th birthday. Great ales, just a wonderful Sunday roast - the best in the area by...More

Thank Pyramidhair
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

Where else in the world can you be a member of a world class running club (Chorlton Runners), drink outside in the sun and be brought a drink by a 100 year old man (Bunny) who drinks himself in the bar for free? The staff...More

1  Thank Gary D
Reviewed 10 July 2017

First class food in very pleasant surroundings,would have given 5/5 but for the cost of the beer,£4 a pint! Give it a try best roast lamb I've tasted in a long time.

1  Thank raypauline2015
Reviewed 27 May 2017

Great local pub in Charlton, lively atmosphere, plenty of seating inside and out, beer prices not too extortianate.... Bar staff v friendly ...

Thank AGManchester
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

Cannot recommend more highly!!! Excellent quality food with exceptional service!!! We had an adults roast beef, a child's roast lamb and a roast lamb barm and all three meals were superb! The meat is the best quality, everything was served piping hot and plenty of...More

1  Thank Catherine C
Reviewed 18 May 2017

I had specific requests which Manager Mark Canny was more than happy to accomodate. Hot and cold food, some vegetarian to my budget of £250. I asked for a 'private' room as it was a wake and that I wanted to place money 'behind the...More

Thank rahman64
Reviewed 14 April 2017

Prior to going on elsewhere in Chorlton for a meal I visited with two friends at 6pm on a weekday evening so not surprisingly the pub was a little quiet but pleasant. I tried a pint of Timothy Taylor's which was excellent but at £4...More

1  Thank Danflyers
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

Been going to this pub since I was a teenager but have never eaten here. Went on Friday evening with my husband and sons 13 and 23 Had some fantastic value food. Home cooked, fresh, tasty and generous portions. All around £8 per head, fed...More

1  Thank Lorraine1967
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Veronica B
15 March 2017|
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Response from MarkCanny | Property representative |
Sorry for the delay in getting back to you - we do take bookings daily but not when theirs large sporting events (Manchester United games mainly). Sundays is our busiest day and normally can accommodate bookings up till... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 18
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Brookburn Road | Chorlton Cum Hardy, Manchester M21 9ES, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater Manchester  >  Manchester
  • Phone Number: +44 161 860 2800
  • E-mail
We are a warm and welcoming traditional pub that prides itself on providing great quality homemade food, sourced from local suppliers, such as the award winning 'Frost' the butchers of Chorlton. We are a family friendly pub showing all live sports, from the premiership football to the Irish GAA. Our recently refurbished Green Room is now dog friendly, providing a warm atmosphere to sit and have a drink after a long walk in the Chorlton Ees meadows just across the road. For those rare hot summer days, we have a large beer garden to sit and enjoy a cold drink and bowling green for a fun game of bowls with your friends. We have baby changing facilities in both the ladies and the mens toilets and a good sized car park to the rear of the pub. We offer free function room hire for a variety of occasions, from funerals to christenings, with no minimum number of guests required, nothing is too big or too small for us to cater for, just ask ! We look forward to seeing you soon. Mark,Jenny and all the team.
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