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The Royal Bar, Morecambe

257 Marine Road Central
Morecambe
LA4 4BJ
Phone: 01524416668
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Jon B left this review about The Royal Bar

OSB Headmaster is my tip for the next big thing beer wise, and it's a permanent fixture on the bar here at £2.45 a pint. nice place which has modernised and opened up inside whilst remaining a really traditional pub. I took advantage of the sun though and sat outside with the view of the bay.

On 17th July 2018 - rating: 8
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Will Larter left this review about The Royal Bar

It was quite busy when we called in here having found the Palatine strangely deserted by customers and staff (a temporary state of affairs, as it turned out). This is a smart but old fashioned bar, with what may be original tiling on the left hand wall on entering. Perhaps more importantly, the decent sized bar on the right features six hand pumps, each of which at the time of our visit was augmented by a pump clip (see photos). Even better, beer was only £2.20 a pint! We were charged similar amounts in several Morecambe pubs, but were not sure if this was a regular state of affairs, or because it was Tuesday, or because Luton Town were here (no, probably not). (I didn't notice anything about a Camra members discount, but then I always forget to look. I can't imagine there would have been one applicable at that price anyway.)

The room near the bar was furnished with banquettes in the bay window, but less traditional high tables opposite the bar. A notice by the stairs indicated that diners would find more seating upstairs. My half of local Cross Bay Zenith IPA was in good condition. This looks like a reliable sort of pub and I would be happy to return here (probably on a Tuesday, if possible).

On 10th October 2017 - rating: 7
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Aqualung . left this review about The Royal Bar

This is an old seafront hotel bar. It consists of a long narrow room with some nice wall tiling and mirrors. There are raised areas at each end for people eating. Despite my Winter Friday visit there were a few in both eating and drinking.
The bar has six hand pumps which had one unused, Cross bay Zenith & Royal house beer, Milton Sparta, Lincoln Green Hood and Great Heck Navigator. I went for the Zenith which at £2.65 was great value especially as I didn't even know about the discount, maybe the barman guessed I was a CAMRA member.
I thought this seaside bar was well worth a look.

On 30th January 2017 - rating: 7
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Pub location see interactive map of local area
Map location corrected by Will Larter
Morecambe, 0.46 miles, 8 min walk (show)
Bare Lane, 1.47 miles, 28 min walk (show)
Lancaster, 3.72 miles, 1 hr 11 min walk (show)
Latest updates View all updates for The Royal Bar, Morecambe
17th Jul 2018, 16:09
Review submitted by Jon B
 
15th Oct 2017, 19:21
Web Link submitted by Just a quick pint, then I'm off approved

Pub Details

Pub details supplied by members of this site to the best of their knowledge. Please check with pub directly before making a special trip.

  • Accommodation : Yes last updated 19 February 2014 by Alan Hurdle
  • Bar Billiards : No last updated 29 January 2017 by Aqualung .
  • Beer Festivals : No last updated 29 January 2017 by Aqualung .
  • Beer Garden : Yes - Tables and chairs at front. - last updated 06 September 2018 by Jon B
  • CAMRA Discount : Yes - 20p per pint - last updated 29 January 2017 by Aqualung .
  • Car Park : No last updated 29 January 2017 by Aqualung .
  • Child Friendly : No last updated 29 January 2017 by Aqualung .
  • Darts : No last updated 29 January 2017 by Aqualung .
  • Dog Friendly : No last updated 29 January 2017 by Aqualung .
  • Function Room : Yes last updated 29 January 2017 by Aqualung .
  • Hot Food : Yes last updated 06 September 2018 by Jon B
  • Karaoke : No last updated 29 January 2017 by Aqualung .
  • Live Music : Yes - Fri/Sat - last updated 09 October 2017 by Will Larter
  • Live TV Sports : Yes last updated 19 February 2014 by Alan Hurdle
  • Micropub : No last updated 29 January 2017 by Aqualung .
  • Pinball : No last updated 29 January 2017 by Aqualung .
  • Pool Table : No last updated 29 January 2017 by Aqualung .
  • Real Ale : Yes last updated 06 September 2018 by Jon B
  • Real Cider : Yes last updated 19 February 2014 by Alan Hurdle
  • Wheelchair Access : No last updated 29 January 2017 by Aqualung .
  • WiFi : Yes last updated 06 September 2018 by Jon B
Opening Hours
Sunday12noon - 11am
Monday12noon - 11am
Tuesday12noon - 11am
Wednesday12noon - 11am
Thursday12noon - 11am
Friday12noon - 1am
Saturday12noon - 1am
Hours according to Facebook page, please check before making a special visit
Food Hygiene Rating


Last inspected: November 30th 2016
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