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This pub will fully reopen on 17th May.

Bookings not available – first-come first served basis only. You may have to wait if there are no spare tables available.

Initially opening hours may be different and the beer range may be more limited than shown.

Further details can be found on the link below or contact the pub directly for more information.

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Railway

(formerly Byrons, Cheekies)

1 Avenue Street, Portwood
Stockport
SK1 2BZ

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Opening Times

Regular

MondayMidday - 11.00 pm
TuesdayMidday - 11.00 pm
WednesdayMidday - 11.00 pm
ThursdayMidday - 11.00 pm
FridayMidday - 11.00 pm
SaturdayMidday - 11.00 pm
SundayMidday - 10.30 pm

Operator

Independent

About the Pub

This multi CAMRA-award winning pub is situated opposite the Peel Centre. It looks ordinary from the outside, but once inside it quickly becomes apparent this is a far from ordinary pub. A warm welcome awaits both the regular and the stranger from the friendly, enthusiastic and knowledgeable staff. A single L-shaped bar serves a large lounge area. Seven permanent cask ales are complemented by three guests (always including a mild). Real cider (a cider festival is arranged every August bank holiday) and a vast choice of foreign beers are also waiting to be sampled. A very pleasant sun-trap of a beer garden is to the side of the pub, its walls providing a degree of privacy from the main road. Local CAMRA Pub of the Year 2007 and also Cider Pub of the Year multiple times. History: Originally called the Railway, it went through various incarnations (Byrons, Cheekies), before reverting to its original name when rescued by the Porter Brewing Company. The Railway in the name was the Cheshire Lines Committee, whose former tracks are buried beneath the nearby M60. Leaving after an always-enjoyable session you'll swear that you hear the sound of a passing train rather than the traffic noise!

Historic Interest

1949 became a Wilsons Brewery house following merger with Walker & Homfray's Brewery, originally was a Showell's Brewery house.

Regular cask ales

This pub serves 6 regular beers.

  • Dunham Massey Dunham Porter
  • Outstanding Strange Times Coyote APA
  • Outstanding Strange Times Neo Kosmo Blond
  • Phoenix Arizona
  • Pictish Brewers Gold
  • Salopian Oracle

Changing cask ales

This pub serves 3 changing beers.

Two more from Strange Times, guest beers, always includes a mild.

Source: Regional

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Features

  • RealAle Real Ale Available
  • Cider Real Cider Available

    Constantly changing ciders and perries from Merrylegs.

  • Quiet Quiet Pub

Facilities

  • Garden Garden
  • DogFriendly Dog Friendly
  • Games Traditional Pub Games
  • Newspapers Newspapers
  • Smoking Smoking Area
  • WiFi Wifi

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Railway

1 Avenue Street, Portwood
Stockport
SK1 2BZ

Sat Nav Reference

53.414149, -2.153009

Transport

  • <Bus Close to Bus Routes

Nearby Bus Routes (< ½ mile)

324, 325, 330, 7A, 380, 381

Closest Station (1150m)

Stockport

Directions

Jct Gt Portwood St A560

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Railway - Portwood 2019

Railway

1 Avenue Street, Portwood
Stockport
SK1 2BZ

Pub Features

  • Real Ale Available
  • Real Cider Available
  • Quiet Pub
  • Additional Services
  • Garden
  • Dog Friendly
  • Traditional Pub Games
  • Newspapers
  • Smoking Area
  • Wifi
  • Close to Bus Routes

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