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This establishment opens for outdoor on-sales of DRINK ONLY on 12th April. Some of the outdoor areas may have no cover, so come prepared.

Bookings not available – first come first served basis only. You may have to wait if there are no spare tables available
Further details can be found on the link below (hours will be 1400-2200 daily unless the Facebook entry says otherwise)

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(formerly Byrons, Cheekies)

1 Avenue Street, Portwood

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Opening Times

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

About the Pub

### NEWS FLASH ### A Planning Application DC/073239 (30/10/2020) has been submitted for the demolition of existing buildings and erection of Class A1 Retail Unit with associated parking and vehicular access. See - 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. Eight 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 six 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 UltraPale
  • Phoenix Arizona
  • Pictish Brewers Gold
  • Salopian Oracle
  • Thornbridge Jaipur IPA

Changing cask ales

This pub serves 3 changing beers.

Guest beers, always includes a mild.

Source: National

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    Constantly changing ciders and perries from Merrylegs.

  • Quiet Quiet Pub


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

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1 Avenue Street, Portwood

Sat Nav Reference

53.414149, -2.153009


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Nearby Bus Routes (< ½ mile)

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


Jct Gt Portwood St A560

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