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This pub will 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.

https://www.joseph-holt.com/pubs/railway-west-didsbury

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Railway

3 Lapwing Lane
West Didsbury
M20 2NT

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Opening Times

Regular

Monday4.00 pm - 11.00 pm
Tuesday4.00 pm - 11.00 pm
Wednesday4.00 pm - 11.00 pm
Thursday4.00 pm - 11.00 pm
Friday3.00 pm - Midnight
SaturdayMidday - Midnight
SundayMidday - 11.00 pm

About the Pub

For a small pub this usually has a busy atmosphere given the confines of the space. The layout has traditional elements with a modern, clean mushroom decor. The narrow entrance is flanked by two panelled rooms, a high-stool snug to the left for those wanting an intimate space, and a more open but screened lounge to the right. The bar is next, opposite that is another multi-paned screened area with fireplace. Beyond all that is a more open lounge area where TV can be viewed. Photos of old Didsbury provide added interest. History: At one point this was a tiny, narrow John Smiths house that had become somewhat run-down. Taken over by Manchester brewer, Joseph Holt in the late 1990s, it was extended and transformed into a pleasant drinking house.

Historic Interest

Acquired by Manchester brewer, Joseph Holt in the late 1990s from being a John Smith's house.

Regular cask ales

This pub serves 2 regular beers.

  • Joseph Holt Bitter
  • Joseph Holt Two Hoots

Changing cask ales

This pub serves 1 changing beer.

Guest beer usually from the Bootleg range.

Source: Local

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Features

  • RealAle Real Ale Available

Facilities

  • DisabledAccess Disabled Access

    On ground floor.

  • WiFi Wifi

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Railway

3 Lapwing Lane
West Didsbury
M20 2NT

Sat Nav Reference

53.428128, -2.240749

Transport

  • <Bus Close to Bus Routes
  • <Metro Close to Metro

Nearby Bus Routes (< ½ mile)

178, 111, 172

Closest Station (1850m)

Burnage

Adjacent Metro

Burton Road

Directions

Jct Lapwing Lane

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Railway - West Didsbury

Railway

3 Lapwing Lane
West Didsbury
MANCHESTER
M20 2NT

Pub Features

  • Real Ale Available
  • Additional Services
  • Disabled Access
  • Wifi
  • Close to Bus Routes
  • Close to Metro

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