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Pride Of The Peaks, High Peak

Pub added by Jim Newell
59 Market Street
New Mills
Postal town: High Peak
SK22 4AA
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Will Larter left this review about Pride Of The Peaks

There's been a bit of redecoration going on here since my previous visit six years ago, the only things I recognised being the position of the bar and the fire place (with real fire), and even those I wouldn't swear to. It's now very modern in style, with a bare brick wall at one end (fake), a bare stone chimney breast (fake), a black marble facing to the bar counter (fake) and genuinely awful pop videos on the two large screens (Sophie Ellis-Bextor, anyone?).

There are two hand pumps and my Wadworth Treacle Treat was in good condition, though I suspect the subtle taste of treacle would have become cloying if I'd had more than a half. This was the quietest of the three pubs I did in New Mills before my train for Sheffield, though people were popping in and out and it wasn't by any means deserted. The three women who were running the place seemed very nice, though a little underworked (maybe it got busier later). I wouldn't mind popping in again between trains. (Toilets are downstairs but there's a disabled access one on the ground floor.)

On 5th November 2017 - rating: 6
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peter ashworth left this review about Pride Of The Peaks

Called in around noon, and after waiting about 3 mins for a bar person to arrive finally called it a day and headed off to the Royal Oak further up the road.

On 14th January 2014 - no rating submitted
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Will Larter left this review about Pride Of The Peaks

There's no real ale here, but a blackboard beside the bar lists several bottled ales that are available, such as Old Peculier and Tanglefoot, all at £2.75. The usual keg lagers and ciders are available.

The internal walls have been removed, leaving a large one-roomed pub that is mostly carpeted and with comfortable chairs. Around the bar there is a tiled area with some stools to encourage drinkers to linger. A very welcome solid-fuel stove is the feature at one end and this is a pleasant place to pass the time while waiting for a bus at the nearby turning circle.

On 17th November 2011 - rating: 6
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Map location corrected by Jim Newell
New Mills Central, 0.18 miles, 3 min walk (show)
New Mills Newtown, 0.67 miles, 12 min walk (show)
Furness Vale, 1.53 miles, 29 min walk (show)
Latest updates View all updates for Pride Of The Peaks, New Mills
5th Nov 2017, 12:11
Review submitted by Will Larter amended by Will Larter
 
5th Nov 2017, 12:10
Review submitted by Will Larter

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  • Real Ale : No last updated 17 November 2011 by Alan Hurdle
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