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Submitted on Tuesday, 28th May 2019
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Picture House Tap, Rotherham

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44 Barnsley Road
Postal town: Rotherham
S63 9NE
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Will Larter left this review about Picture House Tap

We'd phoned in advance to make sure this micropub was open at lunchtime on a Tuesday. We had unfortunately neglected to check that they still sell real ale...

We were greeted by the owner, having a crafty fag on the front step. "You're not here for real ale are you?", were the words with which we were met. It turns out that people in Goldthorpe are not interested in real ale. She tried three hand pumps, but ended up throwing lots of beer away. Two hand pumps - same story. Did you try one hand pump, asked one of my mates. Had to throw it away, was the reply.

The pub itself is what used to be the entrance to the cinema, which was a shed-like building behind this row of houses, shops and offices on Goldthorpe's main street. The nearby pub is shut and boarded up, leaving only this and the Rusty Dudley, which is also keg only, to serve Goldthorpe. I hesitate to call a place a dump, but was sorely tempted in this instance.

On 28th May 2019 - no rating submitted
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Map location corrected by Will Larter
Goldthorpe, 0.39 miles, 7 min walk (show)
Thurnscoe, 1.16 miles, 22 min walk (show)
Bolton-Upon-Dearne, 1.45 miles, 28 min walk (show)
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28th May 2019, 21:33
Review submitted by Will Larter amended by Will Larter
28th May 2019, 21:31
Review submitted by Will Larter

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  • Micropub : Yes - ...but no real ale! - last updated 28 May 2019 by Will Larter
  • Real Ale : No last updated 28 May 2019 by Will Larter
  • Real Cider : No last updated 28 May 2019 by Will Larter
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