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James Watts

(formerly Star, Old Star)

13 High Street
Cheadle
SK8 1AX

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Opening Times

11-11 Mon-Thu; 11-Midnight Fri & Sat; 12-11 Sun

Owner

Hydes

About the Pub

A modern looking bar housed in the shell of the former Old Star Inn. Relaxed and friendly, it has two rooms at the front (the left area was at one time the separate vault) both well-appointed and comfortable with a mix of bench and other seating. These lead you to the middle section with high posing tables set atop wooden casks; these have a bare brick wall behind them with a feature wall of tiny blackboard tablets labelled with the names of numerous drinks. In front of that is the bar featuring an array of handpumps dispensing both beers Hydes and guests. Further to the rear is another area laid out with tables that could be used for both dining and drinking; beyond this a full-width set of doors leads to the outdoor gravelled patio area. A nice touch to the history of the pub is that between the bar and this rear room, one of the former "Old Star Inn" etched windows forms a partition screen at the end of the bar. Meals are served 12-8 daily, this comprises sharing plates (choose from Meat, Mezze, Pork Pie or Cheese), various panini, soup and various "nibbles" including pork pie, scotch egg or a wedge of cheese among others. Things going on: Mon is open-mic night; Wed evening has a quiz; live music from 8pm is on a Thu. There is 50p off a pint of cask all day Monday. Note the impressive Hydes Crown Brewery plaque above the entrance. History: originally the Old Star Inn, this was shortened to Star in early 2000s; in Feb 2017 it was refurbished and re-opened as the James Watts (a 'Master of Craft' house), he being Mayor of Manchester 1855-57, High Sheriff of Lancashire, and owner of nearby Abney Hall.

Regular Beers

This pub serves 2 regular beers.

  • Hydes - seasonal
  • Ticketybrew Golden Bitter

Changing Beers

This pub serves 5 changing beers.

Guest beers plus Hydes Beer Studio beers.

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James Watts, Cheadle

Features

  • RealAle Real Ale Available
  • Cider Real Cider Available

    Westons.

  • MemberDiscountScheme Member Discount Scheme

    10% discount to CAMRA members on Thu only.

  • CaskMarque Cask Marque Accredited
  • Quiet Quiet Pub

Facilities

  • LunchtimeMeals Lunchtime Meals

    12-8 Mon-Sun.

  • EveningMeals Evening Meals

    12-8 Mon-Sun.

  • Garden Pub Garden
  • Games Traditional Pub Games
  • LiveMusic Live Music

    Thu evenings from 8pm.

  • SeparateBar Separate Bar
  • Smoking Smoking Area

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Sat Nav Reference

53.394962, -2.213927

Transport

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Nearby Bus Routes (< ½ mile)

11, 11A, 44, 130, 309, 310, 312, 42B

Directions

On A560, jct Manchester Rd

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  • Real Ale Available Real Ale Available
  • Pub Garden Pub Garden
  • Disabled Access Disabled Access
  • Traditional Pub Games Traditional Pub Games
  • Smoking Area Smoking Area
  • Sports TV Sports TV
  • Close to Bus Routes Close to Bus Routes

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  • Real Ale Available Real Ale Available
  • Pub Garden Pub Garden
  • Separate Bar Separate Bar
  • Traditional Pub Games Traditional Pub Games
  • Smoking Area Smoking Area
  • Function Room Function Room
  • Close to Bus Routes Close to Bus Routes

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  • Real Ale Available Real Ale Available
  • Cask Marque Accredited Cask Marque Accredited
  • Real Fire Real Fire
  • Quiet Pub Quiet Pub
  • Pub Garden Pub Garden
  • Lunchtime Meals Lunchtime Meals
  • Evening Meals Evening Meals
  • Separate Bar Separate Bar
  • Disabled Access Disabled Access
  • Traditional Pub Games Traditional Pub Games
  • Parking Parking
  • Smoking Area Smoking Area
  • Member Discount Scheme Member Discount Scheme
  • Close to Bus Routes Close to Bus Routes

FeaturesClose

  • Real Ale Available Real Ale Available
  • Cask Marque Accredited Cask Marque Accredited
  • Disabled Access Disabled Access
  • Smoking Area Smoking Area
  • Member Discount Scheme Member Discount Scheme
  • Close to Railway Station Close to Railway Station
  • Close to Bus Routes Close to Bus Routes

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  • Real Ale Available Real Ale Available
  • Cask Marque Accredited Cask Marque Accredited
  • Quiet Pub Quiet Pub
  • Pub Garden Pub Garden
  • Lunchtime Meals Lunchtime Meals
  • Evening Meals Evening Meals
  • Disabled Access Disabled Access
  • Real Cider Available Real Cider Available
  • Parking Parking
  • Smoking Area Smoking Area
  • Member Discount Scheme Member Discount Scheme
  • Close to Railway Station Close to Railway Station
  • Close to Bus Routes Close to Bus Routes
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