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Strange Brew

(formerly Escape; Jackalope)

370 Barlow Moor Road
M21 8AZ

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Opening Times


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
Saturday2.00 pm - Midnight
Sunday2.00 pm - 11.00 pm

About the Pub

Small friendly modern bar in Victorian Parade near Chorlton Bus Station. Relatively narrow, the pub has two distinct areas plus a sizeable pation area to the front. Entering the pub, the front section is decorated in blue with tables & chairs with the bar to the rear left. Beyond the bar is a narrower section decorated in a vibrant red - with more seating including a shelf with bar stools which runs down the right hand side. The rear area is used for live music. There are four handpumps on the bar with the emphasis on the "craft" end of the market. RedWillow Stateless was the permanent beer at time of writing in February 2017, on other pumps expect the likes of Blackjack, Squawk, Ilkley, Thornbridge, & Siren.... There are also nine craft keg lines of which two are changing guests. Quiz night Tuesdays. DJs Friday & Saturday. Live music every other Thursday. Craft fair last Sunday of every other month. Last Wednesday every other month - Naked Vicar, open surgery with community Vicar Mike. Check twitter feed for beer list and other news

Regular ales

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Changing ales

This pub serves 4 changing beers.

Changing beers typically include:

  • Ilkley --varies--
  • RedWillow --varies--
  • Squawk --varies--

Four guest beers served under cask breather.

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  • RealAle Real Ale Available
  • MemberDiscountScheme Member Discount Scheme

    10% Off cask ales.

  • LocAle LocAle Accredited


  • DisabledAccess Disabled Access
  • Garden Garden

    Patio to front.

  • DogFriendly Dog Friendly
  • FamilyFriendly Family Friendly

    Any time.

  • Events Events

    Open decks Thursdays.

  • Games Traditional Pub Games

    Chess, backgammon, other board games & consoles.

  • LiveMusic Live Music
  • Smoking Smoking Area
  • WiFi Wifi

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Strange Brew

370 Barlow Moor Road
M21 8AZ

Sat Nav Reference

53.43821, -2.274242


  • <Bus Close to Bus Routes
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Nearby Bus Routes (20m)

22, 23, 23A, 24, 85, 86 [20]

Nearby Metro (600m)

St Werburgh's Road

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Strange Brew

Strange Brew

370 Barlow Moor Road
M21 8AZ

Pub Features

  • Real Ale Available
  • Member Discount Scheme
  • LocAle Accredited
  • Disabled Access
  • Garden
  • Dog Friendly
  • Family Friendly
  • Events
  • Traditional Pub Games
  • Live Music
  • Smoking Area
  • Wifi
  • Close to Bus Routes
  • Close to Metro

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