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Archive Bar & Bottle

(also known as Archive Bar)

2 Mellor Road
Cheadle Hulme

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Opening Times


MondayNoon - 11.00 pm
TuesdayNoon - 11.00 pm
WednesdayNoon - 11.00 pm
ThursdayNoon - Midnight
FridayNoon - Midnight
SaturdayNoon - Midnight
SundayNoon - 10.30 pm

Meal Times

Mon & Tue No Service
Wed - Sun noon - 8pm



About the Pub

A good deal of thought has clearly gone into the design of Archive, with good use made of both floors in the building. Downstairs there’s a large entrance lobby with a room to the right, where you will find a small elevated area containing some seating and well-stocked fridges (with 100 beers ranging from old school to very modern, and including Belgian and German classics on the way), then to the left, is the main bar area. Here, pride of place goes to four handpumps, plus 12 keg beers on the bar back. A spiral staircase takes you to another room divided into a lounge area and a snug, with leather sofas and low tables (the toilets are up here too). Throughout, much use is made of natural wood and vintage furniture while the décor is in warm shades of green. Natural copper is also a feature and adds to the homely feel, while the large windows make it all very light and airy. A feature of the decoration is the displays of beer bottles on shelves throughout every room - the bar really is an archive of great beers, past and present. Food is served until early evening and consists of small bites and more substantial meals. Artisanal gins, a cocktails menu, and well-chosen wines are another feature. The bar is accessed via a ramp up from the pavement or via the alleyway alongside, where there is a small smoking area in the shadow of the station's Platform 2. However neither of the two entrances are accessible to wheelchairs. The upstairs rooms are available to hire.

Historic Interest

Opened 14/6/2019 as new bar in former restaurant premises, this was a project by Will Yeamans and Kristina Garner, a couple with considerable experience in the beer industry. For fans of TV series 'Coronation Street' the restaurant was used for filming the mid-1990s scene of Curly Watt's marriage proposal to Raquel.

Regular ales

This pub serves 2 regular beers.

  • Arbor Mosaic Gluten Free
  • Thornbridge Jaipur IPA

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  • RealAle Real Ale Available


  • LunchtimeMeals Lunchtime Meals

    Pizza delivery only.

  • EveningMeals Evening Meals

    Pizza delivery only.

  • Garden Garden

    Outside tables on front ramp and at rear.

  • DogFriendly Dog Friendly
  • FamilyFriendly Family Friendly
  • Events Events

    Occasional brewer take-overs.

  • FunctionRoom Function Room
  • LiveMusic Live Music

    Occasional open-mic nights.

  • Smoking Smoking Area
  • WiFi Wifi

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Archive Bar & Bottle

2 Mellor Road
Cheadle Hulme

Sat Nav Reference

53.37562, -2.18856


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

Nearby Bus Routes (< ½ mile)

313, 368, 42B, 378, 379

Nearby Station (150m)

Cheadle Hulme


Jct Station Road

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Cheadle Hulme - Archive Bar & Bottle 2019

Archive Bar & Bottle

2 Mellor Road
Cheadle Hulme

Pub Features

  • Real Ale Available
  • Lunchtime Meals
  • Evening Meals
  • Garden
  • Dog Friendly
  • Family Friendly
  • Events
  • Function Room
  • Live Music
  • Smoking Area
  • Wifi
  • Close to Bus Routes
  • Close to Railway Station

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