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The War Office, Motherwell

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20 Milton Street
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Colin Walker left this review about The War Office

A new frontage to the pub and back to the original name of The War Office. Interior has not changed from the earlier review below. Belhaven Best on draught.

On 5th June 2014 - rating: 10
[User has posted 711 recommendations about 706 pubs]

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David Ross left this review about The War Office

Now called the “Motherwell War Office” (according to exterior signage), there is apparently a historical justification for the curious name, as the building served as a war office during World War Two. The military connection has been continued with war medals in glass cases on the walls, an army bugle on a window sill and graphics of soldiers on external and internal windows. Charity collections for Erskine Royal Military Hospital and Help for Heroes are also advertised. The walls in one corner are covered in Rangers photographs and something called “The Big Fat Rangers Quiz” takes place once a week. Proximity to the town’s Orange Hall presumably provides some custom from that direction. On the drinking front, Tennents and Carling lagers, Belhaven Best and Strongbow cider are all available on draught. There is a dart board, games machines, TVs and a pool table and bookies slips are also conveniently provided. There is a small and not particularly appealing beer garden at the back. This is an unusual pub, and interesting if you’re military minded, but clearly not to everyone’s taste.

On 7th June 2012 - rating: 6
[User has posted 769 recommendations about 683 pubs]

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Latest updates View all updates for The War Office, Motherwell
12th Jun 2021, 12:38
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12th Jun 2021, 11:44
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Pub Details

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  • Beer Garden : Yes last updated 07 June 2012 by hondo .
  • Darts : Yes last updated 07 June 2012 by hondo .
  • Karaoke : Yes last updated 13 June 2015 by Dave McNally
  • Pool Table : Yes last updated 07 June 2012 by hondo .
  • Real Ale : No last updated 07 June 2012 by hondo .
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