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Submitted on Wednesday, 8th December 2010
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Reviews of The Green Dragon (JD Wetherspoon) (Average Rating: 7 of 10) see review guidelines
peter ashworth left this review about The Green Dragon (JD Wetherspoon)
The Green Dragon is one of Leek's oldest pubs and is a 2 storey Grade 2 listed building dating back to the mid 1500's.Up till recently it was called the Swan (With darter Eric Bristow in charge at one stage)and the Green Dragon name chosen as it was the earliest known name of the pub.Following a 1.4 Million pound plush restoration the pub re-opened in July 2013 with care making sure the ancient core of the building remained intact.
The first room you meet on entry is of medium size with a flagged floor,leather seating,dark wooded furniture and an open fire.The bar is situated in a larger room forward of this which is reached throw an archway.This room has smart furniture with a selection of high tables,wood flooring and a granite topped bar,and to the left of this is an outdoor courtyard area.
Called in early doors on a Tuesday and surprisingly only around 7 customers in attendance,and although there was only a standard assortment of cask beers on show the staff seemed friendly and efficient,and although unusual nowadays I was offered a choice of straight or barrel glass.Quite liked this one and it is certainly one of JDW's better conversions.
On 20th November 2013
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john mcgraw left this review about The Swan
Now a Change of name from The Swan to The Green Dragon and is a JD Wetherspoons from 16th July 2013
On 10th July 2013
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Alan Winfield left this review about The Swan
The Swan is on the corner of st edward street and mill street.
This pub has got a black and white brewers tudor frontage making this pub look fairly nice from the outside.
Once inside this pub it was very smart and carpeted throughout.
There was a good choice of beers on here with 5 real ales on the bar i had a drink of Everards Tiger bitter which was a decent drink the other beers were Flowers bitter, Mauldens Black Adder, Brakspear bitter and Bombadier.
This pub catered mainly for older people who like to have a meal and a drink.
I thought this was a decent cosy and comfortable pub to have a drink in.
On 8th December 2010
- rating: 7
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- Beer Festivals : Yes last updated 31 July 2013 by Will Larter
- Beer Garden : Yes last updated 31 July 2013 by Will Larter
- Hot Food : Yes last updated 31 July 2013 by Will Larter
- Real Ale : Yes last updated 31 July 2013 by Will Larter
- WiFi : Yes last updated 31 July 2013 by Will Larter