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The Vale Inn

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29-31 Adlington Road | Bollington, Macclesfield, England
+44 1625 575147
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Friday
Closed
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Hours:
Mon - Thu 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Good for:
Local cuisine
Outdoor seating
Breakfast/Brunch
Reservations
Late Night

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Visitor rating
  • 53
    Excellent
  • 26
    Very good
  • 10
    Average
  • 9
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Regulars!

The ales here as you would expect are great however so is the food. They use local, fresh produce, the service is great and the atmosphere is always welcoming. Definitely worth a visit.

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 18, 2015
Ocmilo1
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Outdoor seating
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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98 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

The ales here as you would expect are great however so is the food. They use local, fresh produce, the service is great and the atmosphere is always welcoming. Definitely worth a visit.

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Macclesfield, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
56 reviews 56 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

My husband and I regularly meet up with one of his friends in Bollington & we decided to try the Vale. Glad that we did...I had fish & chunky chips (there were some good vegetarian dishes too), the men choosing 2 different pies. Great- and the own brewed beers, locally brewed lager (from Buxton) & bottle of Malbec (a bit... More 

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Manchester
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377 reviews 377 reviews
196 restaurant reviews
215 helpful votes 215 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

Cracking pub, of that there is no doubt. They brew their own beer here and the range is excellent, the pub is welcoming, there's a fire, shelves of books and friendly staff.....all this makes the grub I got there the more disappointing.....My first choice wasn't available which is always a little disappointing (especially when you're not told til you try... More 

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Bollington, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

Better than your average pub food - and they make their own beer too! The decor is lovely - the staff are friendly and the food is great! My hubby is the beer drinker and he LOVES the beer brewed by the owners. I'm perfectly happy with the great coffee they serve.

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Macclesfield, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

I like this pub because it's at the heart of the community. There's always local events promoted and community meetings going on here. The food is standard pub fayre and the staff are friendly and helpful. A good choice of local beers and a log fire make for a convivial atmosphere.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

We had a lovely meal at The Vale Inn after a day out in the area. I had the Half a Chicken dish, which was perfectly cooked, and came with great accompaniments of sides. We managed to get the table next to the open log fire, which made the whole meal very romantic and a great experience. Not only is... More 

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Stourbridge
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

As we were staying local having travelled from Stourbridge I did some research on the small town of Bollington. As my husband and friends are fans of real ales, I suggested we visit this pub as it was one of the local breweries and no one was disapointed. Each of then chose a different ale and sampled each others and... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

Unfortunately when running low on ingredients they comprise and misses the mark Had a chicken salad and was served in Starter bowl with limp iceberg lettice and one piece of chicken The owner agreed not acceptable and sincerely apologised but came out similar in a larger bowl but the same content!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

Excellent evening out with a friend. tour of the brewery was very informative. Service was friendly and very good. Beers were excellent too.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

I dined here recently and have to say that this is a lovely hidden gem of Bollington and lives up to it's reputation! Brought my family here and had an absolutely perfect evening. Lovely staff, great ales and the food was perrrrrfect! It's so obvious when the food is cooked fresh and with love! This is my go to place... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 29-31 Adlington Road | Bollington, Macclesfield, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cheshire  >  Macclesfield
  • Phone Number: +44 1625 575147

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 6 - 15
  • Cuisine: English

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Outdoor seating
Open Hours
Monday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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