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Lockdown 2 – Nov 2020.
This establishment is CLOSED until further notice.

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(formerly Frog & Railway; Railway)

474 Didsbury Road
Heaton Mersey

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Opening Times

MondayMidday - 11.00 pm
TuesdayMidday - 11.00 pm
WednesdayMidday - 11.00 pm
ThursdayMidday - 11.00 pm
FridayMidday - Midnight
SaturdayMidday - Midnight
SundayMidday - 10.00 pm



About the Pub

The Heaton is a good deal deeper than it appears from the outside; it has a light and airy feel aided by good lighting and decor. Higher ceilings and what is now a large dining room at the back of the pub, benefit from a new skylight. The kitchen occupies an extension, and on the right hand side, a wall was inserted to create more intimate areas. The furniture is classic modern "mix and match" and good use has been made of old photos and other items of local interest. Outside at the back there is an attractive drinking area and a massive car park. Food plays a big role here, the kitchen is open daily from noon. You can choose from a taster menu of upmarket bar food or go a-la-carte where a big selection is available – duck, salmon and steaks all feature along with many other options. On Sundays you can chose from one, two or three-course lunch options. There’s entertainment too, with live acoustic music on Thursday and Friday from 8pm, and also on the fourth Saturday of the month. The other three Saturdays see DJ Gus with a mixture of classic funk and soul. There are various daily offers and deals, so look out for what is advertised.

Historic Interest

History: 1892 it became a Wilsons Brewery house, acquired by Greene King in late 1990s when it was renamed the Frog & Railway; sold to JW Lees of Middleton and opened as one of their houses on 27/12/2016. Became the Heaton on 27/6/2018 after a thorough refit by JW Lees. As of 15/9/2020 being run as a 'pub partnership' in a similar manner to sister house, the Bridge, Sale.

Regular cask ales

This pub serves 2 regular beers.

  • JW Lees Bitter
  • JW Lees Manchester Pale Ale

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Heaton, Heaton Mersey


  • RealAle Real Ale Available
  • MemberDiscountScheme Member Discount Scheme

    50p off all cask on Mondays.


  • DisabledAccess Disabled Access
  • LunchtimeMeals Lunchtime Meals

    12-9 Mon-Thu; 12-10 Fri-Sat; 12-8 Sun.

  • EveningMeals Evening Meals

    12-9 Mon-Thu; 12-10 Fri-Sat; 12-8 Sun.

  • Garden Pub Garden
  • Parking Parking
  • Smoking Smoking Area
  • WiFi Wifi

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474 Didsbury Road
Heaton Mersey

Sat Nav Reference

53.412150, -2.205972


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Nearby Bus Routes (< ½ mile)

23, 42, 42A, 323

Nearby Metro (< ½ mile)

East Didsbury (Metrolink)


Jct. Greenbank Ave

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