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(formerly Brooke Arms)

Cross Lane [B5074]
Church Minshull

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Opening Times

Monday10.00 am - 11.00 pm
Tuesday10.00 am - 11.00 pm
Wednesday10.00 am - 11.00 pm
Thursday10.00 am - 11.00 pm
Friday10.00 am - 11.00 pm
Saturday10.00 am - 11.00 pm
Sunday10.00 am - 10.30 pm

Meal Times

10 - 9

About the Pub

Built in 1770 and was a Coaching Inn then. It took its’ name from the crest of the Brooke family, local landowners, which was a badger or brock. In 1838 the Tithe Map showed the landowner as a Mr. Henry Brooke, the tenant James Rideout. On the 1875 OS Map, it was the Brooke Arms. 1910 OS Map just has it as "Inn", as does the 1940's OS Map. In those days it was an Ind Coope pub. Brown brick with slate roof. Interior has been much modified over the years. Re-opened in August 2011 after long closure and careful refurbishment. Two roomed pub with a separate a dining area set aside from the lounge, which is entered from the car park. Separate small and cosy bar, accessed from main road or from lounge. Occasional live music and quiz nights-check the website and facebook page for up to date happenings. 10% discount for NHS staff.

Historic Interest

Grade II listed [not interior]

Regular cask ales

This pub serves 2 regular beers.

  • Tatton Badger Best
  • Titanic Plum Porter

Changing cask ales

This pub serves 2 changing beers.

Changing beers typically include:

  • Weetwood --varies--


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Badger, Church Minshull


  • RealAle Real Ale Available
  • LocAle LocAle Accredited

    Tatton; Titanic.

  • CaskMarque Cask Marque Accredited


  • DisabledAccess Disabled Access

    From main car park.

  • LunchtimeMeals Lunchtime Meals

    Breakfast 10-12

  • EveningMeals Evening Meals
  • Garden Pub Garden
  • Parking Parking

    Large carpark behind the pub.

  • DogFriendly Dog Friendly

    In Bar.

  • FamilyFriendly Family Friendly
  • Accommodation Accommodation

    3 Double; 1 Twin; 1 Luxury Suite.

  • Events Events

    See website for details.

  • Games Traditional Pub Games


  • LiveMusic Live Music

    Last Friday of month.

  • RealFire Real Fire
  • Restaurant Restaurant Area
  • SeparateBar Separate Bar
  • SportsTV Sports TV

    TV in bar.

  • WiFi Wifi

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Cross Lane [B5074]
Church Minshull

Sat Nav Reference

53.14112, -2.50077


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Nearby Bus Routes (150m)

Arriva: 31 (Not Evenings/Sundays), 31A (Not Evenings/Sundays)


On B5074 beside Saint Batholomew's Church, in village centre

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