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The Witchwood, Ashton Central, Ashton-Under-Lyne

152 Old Street
Ashton-Under-Lyne
OL6 7SF
Phone: 01613440321
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ROB Camra left this review about The Witchwood

Long standing music led pub. The live music used to be in the main pub, but a purpose built venue was added about 20 years ago replacing the rear room. The remaining part of the pub is now quite small, but there's a pool table, a rock jukebox and a quiz machine. 6 handpumps on the bar including one for real cider. Sadly, the beers were all mainstream except Brew Company Hop Monster, which was excellent. Probably not as good as it used to be in my opinion, but if I lived in Ashton I'd still visit regularly.

On 24th June 2014 - rating: 7
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Alan Winfield left this review about The Witchwood

The Witchwood is a white painted stand alone pub that is just off the town centre.
Once inside there was a long narrowish room that ran the width of the pub,the bar faced,the seating was normal tables and chairs,there was a seperate room to the rear which was set aside for live bands.
There were two real ales on the bar,i had a drink of John Smiths bitter which was on handpump,this was a nice drink,the other beer was Theakstons bitter.
The pub was very busy on my late Saturday afternoon visit,with a good lively atmosphere.
This was a decent pub to end my Ashton crawl in.

Pub visited 29/7/1995

On 29th July 1995 - rating: 7
[User has posted 6113 recommendations about 6113 pubs]

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Map location corrected by Alan Winfield
Ashton-under-Lyne, 0.5 miles, 9 min walk (show)
Guide Bridge, 1.22 miles, 23 min walk (show)
Stalybridge, 1.9 miles, 36 min walk (show)
Latest updates View all updates for The Witchwood, Ashton-Under-Lyne
24th Jun 2014, 15:18
Review submitted by ROB Camra
 
27th Feb 2014, 20:14
Picture submitted by Alan Winfield approved

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  • Accommodation : No last updated 24 June 2014 by ROB Camra
  • Bar Billiards : No last updated 24 June 2014 by ROB Camra
  • Beer Festivals : No last updated 24 June 2014 by ROB Camra
  • Beer Garden : Yes last updated 24 June 2014 by ROB Camra
  • CAMRA Discount : No last updated 24 June 2014 by ROB Camra
  • Car Park : No last updated 24 June 2014 by ROB Camra
  • Child Friendly : No last updated 24 June 2014 by ROB Camra
  • Darts : Yes last updated 24 June 2014 by ROB Camra
  • Dog Friendly : Yes last updated 24 June 2014 by ROB Camra
  • Hot Food : No last updated 24 June 2014 by ROB Camra
  • Jukebox : Yes last updated 24 June 2014 by ROB Camra
  • Karaoke : No last updated 24 June 2014 by ROB Camra
  • Live Music : Yes last updated 24 June 2014 by ROB Camra
  • Live TV Sports : Yes last updated 24 June 2014 by ROB Camra
  • Pinball : No last updated 24 June 2014 by ROB Camra
  • Pool Table : Yes last updated 24 June 2014 by ROB Camra
  • Quiz Night : Yes last updated 24 June 2014 by ROB Camra
  • Real Ale : Yes last updated 27 February 2014 by hondo .
  • Real Cider : Yes last updated 24 June 2014 by ROB Camra
  • Wheelchair Access : Yes last updated 24 June 2014 by ROB Camra
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