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Medicine Tap

Ground Floor, 2 The Esplanade
Rochdale
OL16 1AE

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Opening Times

Regular

Monday11.00 am - 9.30 pm
Tuesday11.00 am - 9.30 pm
Wednesday11.00 am - 9.30 pm
Thursday11.00 am - 10.30 pm
Friday11.00 am - 00.15 am
Saturday10.00 am - 00.15 am
Sunday10.00 am - 9.30 pm

Meal Times

11 - 7 Mon
11 - 9 Tue - Fri
10 - 9 Sat
10 - 7 Sun

About the Pub

No Beer Garden but seated area at front in Summer (Public Area) This is also the smoking area. The historic interest is the building itself & the Town Hall (opposite) and other sites nearby. Public parking across the road.

Splendid former local main Post Office in the centre of town. Faced in Portland stone, designed in the Georgian style. Most of the interior wood panelling is original. Mainly a quiet pub with music only. Can be noisy when full (at weekends). Food served every day, typical Pub Food Menu at reasonable prices.

The establishment is owned and run by the Mighty Medicine Brewery from Whitworth.

During the warmer weather, outside seating is also provided. Closing times will depend on trade. Dogs are not permitted inside.

From 5pm on Weds night ,they participate in Rochdale's real ale Weds night promotion-where cask ales cost £2.70 per pint , to all customers

There were 5 Guest Ales on during Rochd'Ale' Trail

Reopened 14/4/2021

Historic Interest

Converted from the old central post office - a Grade II listed building.

Regular cask ales

This pub serves 4 regular beers.

  • Mighty Medicine Go Bananas
  • Mighty Medicine Loaded IPA
  • Mighty Medicine Madchester Cream
  • Mighty Medicine Pirate JUice IPA

Changing cask ales

This pub serves 3 changing beers.

Changing beers typically include:

  • Bowland Boxer Blonde
  • Northern Monkey Underdog
  • Salopian Shropshire Gold

Usually 3 guest ales.

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Facilities

  • DisabledAccess Disabled Access
  • LunchtimeMeals Lunchtime Meals
  • EveningMeals Evening Meals
  • Parking Parking

    Next to the Town Hall.

  • FamilyFriendly Family Friendly
  • Events Events
  • FunctionRoom Function Room
  • WiFi Wifi

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Medicine Tap

Ground Floor, 2 The Esplanade
Rochdale
OL16 1AE

Sat Nav Reference

53.6166, -2.1589

Transport

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

Nearby Bus Routes (250m)

Central Bus Station:

Nearby Station (800m)

Rochdale

Nearby Metro (250m)

Rochdale Town Centre

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Medicine Tap - Rochdale

Medicine Tap

Ground Floor, 2 The Esplanade
Rochdale
OL16 1AE

Pub Features

  • Real Ale Available
  • Member Discount Scheme
  • Quiet Pub
  • Pubs with Outstanding Conversions and Restorations
  • Disabled Access
  • Lunchtime Meals
  • Evening Meals
  • Parking
  • Family Friendly
  • Events
  • Function Room
  • Wifi
  • Close to Bus Routes
  • Close to Railway Station
  • Close to Metro

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