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Congress Inn

14 Sutherland Road

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Opening Times

Monday2.00 pm - 11.00 pm
Tuesday2.00 pm - 11.00 pm
Wednesday2.00 pm - 11.00 pm
Thursday2.00 pm - 11.00 pm
FridayMidday - Midnight
SaturdayMidday - Midnight
SundayMidday - Midnight

About the Pub

Convivial two-roomed pub just outside the centre of Longton, thoroughly dedicated to the dispense of good quality real ale from a whole host of micro-breweries; the affable landlord moved in during 2005, and has easily won the loyalty of local real ale enthusiasts. The left-hand room contains the bar and the right hand room houses the dart board, meetings and the annual beer festival, held every May. It is very hard for the real ale fan to go wrong in a pub like this, especially when you factor in the three real ciders and a good selection of keenly priced beer in bottles. AWARDS: CAMRA Potteries Pub of the Year 2011, Staffordshire County Pub of the Year 2012. CAMRA Potteries Pub of the Year 2012 & 2013 (2nd Place), 2014 (3rd Place), 2015 (Merit Award), 2016 (3rd Place), 2017 (Merit), 2018 (Merit), 2019 (Merit). CAMRA Potteries Cider Pub of the Year 2017 (Merit). CAMRA Potteries Cider Pub of the Season Winter 2016. Joint First Place in The Potteries Pub Preservation Society's (a local group dedicated to preserving pubs) Community Pub of the Year Award 2016. Sam & Shaun Ruissell were awarded the Barry Underwood Memorial Award 2018 for services to real ale.

Regular cask ales

This pub serves 3 regular beers.

  • Adnams Broadside
  • Castle Rock Sheriff's Tipple
  • Townhouse Styrian Pale

Changing cask ales

This pub serves 6 changing beers.

Changing beers typically include:

  • Castle Rock --varies--
  • Townhouse --varies--

Source: National

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Congress Inn, Stoke-on-Trent


  • RealAle Real Ale Available
  • Cider Real Cider Available

    Up to 3 guest ciders.

  • LocAle LocAle Accredited


  • BeerFestival Beer Festivals



  • FunctionRoom Function Room
  • Games Traditional Pub Games

    Table skittles, cards, darts, dominoes.

  • LiveMusic Live Music


  • Smoking Smoking Area

    Outside patio.

  • SportsTV Sports TV

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Congress Inn

14 Sutherland Road

Sat Nav Reference

52.9879, -2.13228


  • <Bus Close to Bus Routes
  • <Station Close to Railway Station

Nearby Bus Routes (< ½ mile)

First Potteries: 6, 6a, 11; D&G: 1, 1a

Nearby Station (350m)



Near to Longton Police Station.

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