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(formerly Moor Top)

172 Heaton Moor Road
Heaton Moor

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Opening Times


MondayNoon - 11.00 pm
TuesdayNoon - 11.00 pm
WednesdayNoon - 11.00 pm
ThursdayNoon - 11.00 pm
FridayNoon - 11.00 pm
SaturdayNoon - 11.00 pm
SundayNoon - 9.00 pm

Meal Times

Mon & Tue No Service
Wed - Sun noon - 8pm

About the Pub

At the heart of the building is a detached house with a single-storey extension across the front and along one side. Inside the single, reverse L-shaped bar serves the large, comfortable but somewhat featureless open-plan lounge. The beer range features the products of local and regional micros. Run by Steve Pilling, owner of the acclaimed Damson restaurant across the road; they are also involved with the Dockyard pub brand, plus the Dog and Partridge, Heaton Mersey. The Damson connection means that there is a strong food operation, as you might expect. Damson chef Dave Smith, assisted by Billy Yates, runs both kitchens and sources the same ingredients for each too. The menu covers small plates, freshly made pizzas, Pies of the Day, proper burgers and salads. In addition there’s a choice of roast lamb or beef on Sundays. Although food plays a greater role than it did in past years, the Moortop remains essentially a pub where you can just drop in for a beer or two.

Historic Interest

It stands opposite the Savoy cinema (re-opened in late 2015) on the site of Belmont Terrace. In 1875 six houses were built there and in 1939 Walker & Homfray’s acquired four of those. In 1953 Wilson’s Brewery of Newton Heath subsequently acquired these. Three houses were demolished and, in 1955, the present pub was built.

Regular ales

This pub serves 1 regular beer.

  • Stockport Moor Top Best Bitter

Changing ales

This pub serves 4 changing beers.

Guest beers mostly sourced from Stockport Brewing Co and other regional micro brewers.

Source: Regional

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  • RealAle Real Ale Available


  • DisabledAccess Disabled Access
  • LunchtimeMeals Lunchtime Meals
  • EveningMeals Evening Meals
  • Garden Garden
  • Parking Parking

    £2 charge for 3 hours irrespective of time of day.

  • Events Events

    Quiz on Thursday.

  • Games Traditional Pub Games
  • Smoking Smoking Area

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172 Heaton Moor Road
Heaton Moor

Sat Nav Reference

53.418631, -2.188891


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Nearby Bus Routes (< ½ mile)

25, 42A, 197

Closest Station (1050m)

Heaton Chapel

Closest Metro (2000m)

East Didsbury (Metrolink)


Jct. Gladstone Grove

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Moor Top - Heaton Moor


172 Heaton Moor Road
Heaton Moor

Pub Features

  • Real Ale Available
  • Disabled Access
  • Lunchtime Meals
  • Evening Meals
  • Garden
  • Parking
  • Events
  • Traditional Pub Games
  • Smoking Area
  • Close to Bus Routes

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