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The Major

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Bolton Street, Ramsbottom, Bury BL09JA, England
+44 1706 826777
11:59 - 14:30
16:00 - 20:00
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Sun 11:59 - 18:00
Mon - Fri 11:59 - 14:30
16:00 - 20:00
Sat 11:59 - 20:00
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Bolton, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

didnt enjoy the sunday lunch waited an hour for the food even though the pub was not busy.The butternut squash hadnt been peeled was like plastic sorry but cant recommend.must admit the beer was good

Thank chezzerdave
Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

Good food at a reasonable price, welcoming & smiley staff. Pub is easy to find, just outside Ramsbottom town centre. Has a small car park but can park up the street. We would visit again.

Thank susiemoore300
Manchester, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 2017

went to the major for a meal, cheese and onion pie was lovely chips and peas yumyum, really warm friendly pub, staff was so friendly, great that it was dog friendly and the people in there was friendly to, would recommend my first time in ramsbottom but not my last.

Thank carole h
Rawtenstall, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 January 2017

called in for our tea and a pint ,always a really good pint.had two lots of scampi and one specials chicken n haggis, all superb. The ladies had puddings which they raved about.Great service even though the place was getting busier towards 7pm

Thank don g
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20 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 January 2017 via mobile

My girlfriend and I first went to The Major because we knew it was a dog friendly pub and once inside we had a pint of local ale and decided to come back for dinner because of the smells coming from the kitchen. So we came back again to eat and we were right, the food was great. We had... More 

Thank Samsun R
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2016 via mobile

Nice friendly local pub I would definitely recommend . Good atmosphere,good ales, great staff like it!!

Thank Julie H
Farnborough, Hampshire
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113 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2016

We are generally in Ramsbottom once a year and always make a visit to The Major. We had called in for a drink on the Friday then decided to have a meal on the Monday evening. The refurbishments that have been going on have certainly brightened up the pub. We did wait a good while for our meals but we... More 

1 Thank roseduffett
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016 via mobile

Waited 1hour 20 mins for food, when arrived served with the wrong food and then told they had none of our original order left. Totally disorganized and won't be going back

3 Thank Bill M
Claire N, Owner at The Major, responded to this review

Thanks for your review, we were expecting this. We are sorry that you are disappointed with your visit. It was extremely busy and you were advised there was at least an hours wait which you accepted. We were willing to rectify the situation however, you left before it could even be discussed and without paying for your drinks which is... More 

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147 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016 via mobile

Often pop in here for a drink and occasional food, the refit is good but they could have also invested in new carpets. That aside it is well with a visit for either a night out or a bite to eat

2 Thank John L
Claire N, Owner at The Major, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We wish we could have invested in new carpets too. Unfortunately being a new business and commercial carpet being expensive it was not viable this time. Other things took priority. We are looking to replace the carpet in the future. Kind regards, More 

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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

Although i eat here often the specials board is constantly updated. Today i had the lamb and black pudding hotpot. Packed with lamb and plenty of veg. All washed down with a nice beer.

1 Thank James R

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$7 - US$15
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Groups, Bar Scene, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:59 - 18:00
11:59 - 14:30
16:00 - 20:00
11:59 - 14:30
16:00 - 20:00
11:59 - 14:30
16:00 - 20:00
11:59 - 14:30
16:00 - 20:00
11:59 - 14:30
16:00 - 20:00
11:59 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Bolton Street, Ramsbottom, Bury BL09JA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater Manchester  >  Bury  >  Ramsbottom
  • Phone Number: +44 1706 826777
Local pub serving excellent homemade food.Family and dog friendly.Real fire and selection of cask ales.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?