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Hope Inn

118 Wellington Road North, Heaton Norris

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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 - 11.00 pm

About the Pub

It offers eleven cask ales, six of which are brewed in-house at the Hope's very own micro-brewery, ‘Fool Hardy Ales’ ( That name is nod to the past history of the Hope which started life as a Hardy's Crown Ales brewery house; this was then acquired by Bass. Also on the bar is a beer from Bury's Outstanding Brewery as Martin has worked in the past with Outstanding's Dave Porter, and indeed Dave installed the micro-brewery here. Other changing ales from breweries across the country will be available, alongside foreign draught and bottled beers. There's a real cider too. Two compact rooms, vault to left with a small games room to the rear of that. In the games area you will find a table football machine, a retro arcade video game, and a classic pinball machine. The more comfortably appointed lounge with raised-seating area is to the right. Throughout is done in a modern decor with lovely polished wood floors. Lunches in the form of cold pies are available, these are being served Sun-Thu noon till 8, Fri-Sat noon till 7. Note: brewery tours of the in-house Fool Hardy Brewery take place on a Thursday evening (check with the pub for availablilty). History: Acquired by Martin and Samantha Wood (nee Halfyard) in late 2012 and opened its doors to the public under its new guise on 7/2/13. So effective a transformation has been achieved that it has turned a dead duck into a gem that won it branch Pub of the Year for 2014.

Regular cask ales

This pub serves 2 regular beers.

  • Fool Hardy Ales Risky Blond
  • Outstanding 3.9

Changing cask ales

This pub serves 9 changing beers.

Comprising five rotating Fool Hardy Ales (always a dark from the Dark Arts series), plus four guest beers from other microbrewers.

Source: National

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  • RealAle Real Ale Available
  • Cider Real Cider Available

    Ever-changing eg. Bristol Port Cider.

  • MemberDiscountScheme Member Discount Scheme

    10p discount on cask ale and trad cider pints Mon-Thu for CAMRA members.

  • Quiet Quiet Pub


  • Garden Pub Garden
  • Parking Parking
  • DogFriendly Dog Friendly

    Left-hand bar.

  • FamilyFriendly Family Friendly

    Yes, but children must be 12

  • Games Traditional Pub Games
  • Newspapers Newspapers
  • SeparateBar Separate Bar
  • Smoking Smoking Area
  • WiFi Wifi

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Hope Inn

118 Wellington Road North, Heaton Norris

Sat Nav Reference

53.415755, -2.168971


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Nearby Bus Routes (< ½ mile)

191, 25, 192, 364


To north of Belmont Way

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