Q Inn 3 Market Street, Stalybridge, Tameside SK15 2AL. Tel: 0161-303 9157. Hydes Ales that serves Timothy Taylor’s Landlord, Marston’s Bitter, Abbot Ale and at least six regular guest ales. A very small pub with the emphasis on good beer with no frills.
Railway Inn 326 Lumb Lane, Manchester M43 7LA. Tel: 0161-370 1310.
Red Lion Hotel 1-3 Stockport Road, Manchester M34 6DB. Tel: 0161-337 8032.
Ring O’ Bells 153 Margaret Street, Ashton-under-Lyne OL6 7TS. Tel: 0161-612 5614.
Sportsman Inn 57 Mottram Road, Hyde, Tameside SK14 2NN. Tel: 0161-368 5000. Real ales available here, including Timothy Taylor’s Landlord, Plassey Bitter, Hartington Bitter, Magic Mushrooms Mild, plus many continental and other guest beers. Recently overhauled, this pub now offers a wide choice of fine ales and beers from small independent local brewers, and was voted CAMRA’s (Campaign for Real Ale) Regional Pub of the Year in 1999. A uniquely large vegetarian and vegan menu is available.
Stalybridge Station Buffet Bar Ramsbottom Street, Stalybridge SK15 1RF. Tel: 0161-330 0007. Flowers ale, Boddingtons beers, and Wadsworth’s 6X are on offer as well as guest beers. Originally a station buffet, saved and restored as an award-winning pub and now serving as a prime pub venue in Stalybridge. Cosy interior with roaring fires. Tea and black peas on offer.
Station Hotel, The 2, Warrington Street (near the bypass) Ashton-under-Lyne OL6 6XB.
Tel: 0161-330 6776. Beers include Boddington’s Bitter, Marston’s Pedigree, Chester’s Mild, with a changing selection of guest beers. Run by real beer fans for real beer drinkers. Food available. Beer Garden. Folk music on certain nights. Award winning public house.
Sun Inn 210 Guide Lane, Manchester M34 5EE. Tel: 0161-336 4033.
Tame Valley Hotel
1 Park Road, Dukinfield SK16 5LX. Tel: 0161-339 0072.
Witchwood 152 Old Street, Ashton-under-Lyne OL6 7SF. Tel: 0161-344 0321. This is a John Smiths pub which has a good selection of guest beers. A busy pub with a great deal of music on offer, from folk and soul to rock and pop. Real Ales such as John Smith’s Bitter, Marston’s Pedigree, Theakston’s Old Peculiar and other guest beers are available here.
White House 1 Water Street, Stalybridge SK15 2AG. Tel: 0161-303 2288. Hydes pub located on the so-called Staly Vegas strip, this is a traditional pub a flourishing meals menu. Cask Ales the first pub in Stalybridge to receive Cask Marque accreditation.
White Hart, The 91 Market Street, Mottram, Hyde SK14 6JQ. Tel: 01457 764 307. Village pub located midway between Hyde and Glossop. Up to 8 cask ales on offer, with a Cuban restauraunt upstairs. Listed in the Good Beer Guide this pub is a hub of the local community
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