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Church Inn

34 Church Road
Flixton
M41 6HS

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Opening Times

12-11 Mon & Tue; 12-11.30 Wed; 12-11 Thu; 12-Midnight Fri & Sat; 12-11 Sun

Meal Times

12-9

Owner

Spirit Group

About the Pub

The Church is a long established and busy community local, now with an increased focus on food and guest beers. It stands next to the Norman church of St Michael’s and looks very much like a typical country pub, although it is on the fringe of a large and well developed urban area. Over the years the pub has expanded almost seamlessly into adjacent cottages.

One downside of its long history is that access for anyone using a wheelchair is well nigh impossible, with steps at both entrances and awkward, narrow corridors to the toilets. Those that can get in find it a friendly and busy pub with a variety of different spaces inside, reflecting the small rooms of the original cottages. Entering from the church, there are two small areas off to the left and a larger space to the right, which tend to be used by diners.

The bar runs along the back wall. Further along to the right there is an odd-shaped space broken up by remnants of interior walls and staircases. This is generally the serious drinkers' area. It has an exit to the car park and the toilet block.

Cask ales have always been important at the Church and the present managers make the most of their ability to pick interesting and unusual beers from small independent breweries. When surveyed the bar featured Blackedge Brewer’s Gold, RedWillow Stateless and Acorn Yorkshire Pride alongside the more mainstream Sharp’s Doom Bar. The beers tend to be of session strength and from North of England breweries but they are never predictable. Card-carrying CAMRA members can claim a 10% discount on cask beers.

Don’t miss the pub’s "mystery object", the so-called Shell. This is a strange and antique piece of ironmongery, attached to the corner formed by the pub wall and the wall of the churchyard. It’s been there for at least a century and is thought to be a deterrent to anyone tempted to use that semi-sacred corner as a pissoir, to borrow a French term.

Tuesday is Poker Night. Wednesday is Open Mike Night. There are quizzes on Thursday and Sunday nights.

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Church Inn, Flixton

Features

  • RealAle Real Ale Available
  • MemberDiscountScheme Member Discount Scheme

    10% off real ale.

  • CaskMarque Cask Marque Accredited

Facilities

  • LunchtimeMeals Lunchtime Meals

    12 - 9pm.

  • EveningMeals Evening Meals

    12 - 9pm.

  • Garden Pub Garden

    Beer garden at rear.

  • Parking Parking
  • FamilyFriendly Family Friendly

    Until 10pm.

  • Games Traditional Pub Games
  • LiveMusic Live Music
  • Smoking Smoking Area
  • SportsTV Sports TV
  • WiFi Wifi

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Church Inn

34 Church Road
Flixton
M41 6HS

Sat Nav Reference

53.442600, -2.384611

Transport

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

Nearby Bus Routes (10m)

276, 247, 255

Nearby Station (230m)

Flixton

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  • Real Fire Real Fire
  • Quiet Pub Quiet Pub
  • Family Friendly Family Friendly
  • Pub Garden Pub Garden
  • Separate Bar Separate Bar
  • Disabled Access Disabled Access
  • Traditional Pub Games Traditional Pub Games
  • Parking Parking
  • Smoking Area Smoking Area
  • Dog Friendly Dog Friendly
  • Close to Bus Routes Close to Bus Routes
  • Important Historic Interior Important Historic Interior

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  • Real Ale Available Real Ale Available
  • Cask Marque Accredited Cask Marque Accredited
  • Family Friendly Family Friendly
  • 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
  • Function Room Function Room
  • Dog Friendly Dog Friendly
  • Sports TV Sports TV
  • Wifi Wifi
  • 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
  • Family Friendly Family Friendly
  • 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
  • Function Room Function Room
  • Sports TV Sports TV
  • Wifi Wifi
  • Close to Railway Station Close to Railway Station
  • Close to Bus Routes Close to Bus Routes

FeaturesClose

  • Real Ale Available Real Ale Available
  • Real Fire Real Fire
  • Family Friendly Family Friendly
  • Pub Garden Pub Garden
  • Disabled Access Disabled Access
  • Traditional Pub Games Traditional Pub Games
  • Parking Parking
  • Smoking Area Smoking Area
  • Dog Friendly Dog Friendly
  • Live Music Live Music
  • Sports TV Sports TV
  • Wifi Wifi
  • Events Events
  • Close to Railway Station Close to Railway Station
  • Close to Bus Routes Close to Bus Routes

FeaturesClose

  • Real Ale Available Real Ale Available
  • Real Fire Real Fire
  • Quiet Pub Quiet Pub
  • Family Friendly Family Friendly
  • Pub Garden Pub Garden
  • Lunchtime Meals Lunchtime Meals
  • Evening Meals Evening Meals
  • Traditional Pub Games Traditional Pub Games
  • Parking Parking
  • Smoking Area Smoking Area
  • Dog Friendly Dog Friendly
  • Close to Bus Routes Close to Bus Routes
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