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Bank Top Brewery Ale House

(formerly Brown Cow)

36 Church Street
Horwich
BL6 6AD

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Opening Times

12-11 Mon-Thu; 12-11.30 Fri & Sat; 12-11 Sun

Owner

Bank Top Brewery Estates

About the Pub

This is the second Bank Top Brewery pub. It sits in a conservation area opposite Horwich Parish Church and alongside 18th and 19th century cottages associated with the areas history of textile weaving and with the nearby historic Wallsuches Bleachworks. Bank Top Estates opened the pub in 2014 after an extensive refurbishment and it became the epitome of a traditional pub with a modern feel. The staff pride themselves on quality service and on their knowledge of the cask beers and real ciders. Eight handpumps showcase real ale from ever-popular Bank Top range and always including Dark Mild, former Champion Mild of Britain. There is always one guest ale on the bar and a good selection of international bottled beers in the fridges. Up to six real ciders and/or perrys are available, half of these cellar-cooled and the rest from the fridges. It is a popular pub to meet and chat and attracts a mixed crowd of locals and and visitors taking advantage of the frequent bus service which stops outside the pub's front door. Walkers who have taken advantage of the local countryside and well-behaved dogs are more than welcome. A small but comfortable beer garden/smoking area is to be found at the rear. Please park thoughtfully when visiting. Branch Winter Pub of the Season 2016/17.

Regular Beers

This pub serves 6 regular beers.

  • Bank Top Bad to the Bone
  • Bank Top Dark Mild (Champion Mild of Britain 2014)
  • Bank Top Flat Cap
  • Bank Top Gold Digger
  • Bank Top Old Slapper
  • Bank Top Port O Call

Changing Beers

This pub serves 2 changing beers.

Bank Top seasonal and one guest not from Bank Top.

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Bank Top Brewery Ale House, Horwich

Features

  • RealAle Real Ale Available
  • Cider Real Cider Available

    Up to six available often from Broadoak, Lilleys, Sandford Orchards, Westons and Gwynt y Ddraig. with 3 in fridge and 3 at cellar temperature. See chalkboard for details.

  • LocAle LocAle Accredited

Facilities

  • Garden Pub Garden

    Patio area at rear.

  • DogFriendly Dog Friendly
  • Smoking Smoking Area

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Sat Nav Reference

53.598773, -2.538342

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Nearby Bus Routes (10m)

125 (Bolton to Preston via Horwich and Chorley)

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  • Real Ale Available Real Ale Available
  • Family Friendly Family Friendly
  • Separate Bar Separate Bar
  • Disabled Access Disabled Access
  • Traditional Pub Games Traditional Pub Games
  • Function Room Function Room
  • Dog Friendly Dog Friendly
  • Live Music Live Music
  • Newspapers Newspapers
  • Sports TV Sports TV
  • Close to Railway Station Close to Railway Station
  • Close to Bus Routes Close to Bus Routes
  • Important Historic Interior Important Historic Interior

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  • Real Ale Available Real Ale Available
  • Pub Garden Pub Garden
  • Parking Parking
  • Smoking Area Smoking Area
  • Dog Friendly Dog Friendly
  • Live Music Live Music
  • Sports TV Sports TV
  • Close to Railway Station Close to Railway Station
  • Close to Bus Routes Close to Bus Routes

FeaturesClose

  • Real Ale Available Real Ale Available
  • Pub Garden Pub Garden
  • Smoking Area Smoking Area
  • Live Music Live Music
  • Sports TV Sports TV
  • Close to Railway Station Close to Railway Station
  • Close to Bus Routes Close to Bus Routes

FeaturesClose

  • Real Ale Available Real Ale Available
  • Pub Garden Pub Garden
  • Traditional Pub Games Traditional Pub Games
  • Smoking Area Smoking Area
  • Live Music Live Music
  • Close to Railway Station Close to Railway Station
  • Close to Bus Routes Close to Bus Routes

FeaturesClose

  • Real Ale Available Real Ale Available
  • Dog Friendly Dog Friendly
  • Sports TV Sports TV
  • Wifi Wifi
  • LocAle Accredited LocAle Accredited
  • Close to Railway Station Close to Railway Station
  • Close to Bus Routes Close to Bus Routes
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