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Irwell Works Brewery

Irwell Street | Ramsbottom, Bury BL0 9YQ, England
+44 1706 825019
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Pies and Pints

This was the first stop on our pies and a pint trip on the East Lancashire Railway. What a great... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Bradford, England
Great beer and top atmosphere

You simply cannot go wrong here. Give it a go and you will not regret it! A fine selection of... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Manchester, United Kingdom
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Micro-brewery & tap in the heart of Ramsbottom.
  • Excellent75%
  • Very good20%
  • Average2%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“great beer” (12 reviews)
“real ale” (12 reviews)
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Hours Today: 12:00 - 23:00
Irwell Street | Ramsbottom, Bury BL0 9YQ, England
+44 1706 825019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was the first stop on our pies and a pint trip on the East Lancashire Railway. What a great start.. Loved the Tin Plate dark mild and the Marshmallow Unicorn stout. I'm planning a return trip already.

Thank Chilly47
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

You simply cannot go wrong here. Give it a go and you will not regret it! A fine selection of ales, regular live music slots and a generally great atmosphere, the Works Brewery gets it spot on.

Thank stemand
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went here with friends for a few real ales and found the service very good, the atmosphere excellent and the ales superb

Thank Billysboots12
Reviewed 5 July 2017

Don’t let the name of the breweries pale ale “Mad Dogs and Englishmen” put you off from visiting. The brewery tap literally sits on top of the brewery itself. Both the bar and outside veranda are reached by a flight of stairs. The bar provides...More

Thank BikerSteve1
Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

Been here a few times. Whilst the craft beer is not my local favourite it is exceptionally quaffable and the staff are patient and friendly with new comers trying to pick a preferred ale.More

Thank Lindsay A
BrewerySara, Owner at Irwell Works Brewery, responded to this reviewResponded 5 July 2017

Hi there, thank you for taking the time to submit a review of our little bar. We try to brew beers that will suit most tastes however, this is not always possible with the huge array of good ales out there. I am pleased you...More

Reviewed 22 May 2017

This pub is a gem. Serves own brewed beers and all are excellent. Staff are friendly. One small issue - dog friendly which is all very well if you like dogs [ i don't] but more to the point food is served and i don't...More

1  Thank Robert B
Reviewed 18 April 2017

Had a weekend in Ramsbottom with my wife, visited the brewery on both days/nights. A Good selection of ales, brewed onsite, and a warm friendly welcome. You can also get a snack during the day, and dogs are welcome too. I also managed to get...More

1  Thank Raymond C
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

Stopped in here for a few drinks, following a day out hiking in the local area. Although it was very busy, we still managed to get served quickly and find a nice relaxed seating area. The atmosphere, along with the great selection of drinks, made...More

1  Thank Dean B
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

The pub was fantastic.... 8 of its own beers were on tap.... i only got to taste one so i need to plan a trip on the train.

2  Thank westfield1800
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

We often frequent the Irwell Works Brewery, very friendly staff & customers, beers are brewed on site, all very different, meaning you will have to try them all. Dogs are very welcome, water bowls & treats are also freely available, they only charge for the...More

3  Thank shelivan
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