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The Vale Inn

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29-31 Adlington Road | Bollington, Macclesfield SK10 5JT, England
+44 1625 575147
Website
Today
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Mon - Thu 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Drinks, Breakfast, Lunch, Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Reservations

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  • 58
    Excellent
  • 30
    Very good
  • 10
    Average
  • 10
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  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Dinner in Bollington

I went to visit a friend who lives in Bollington tonight, we were both hungry and not great cooks, so we decided to have dinner at The Vale Inn. The location is warm and welcoming, we grabbed a seat, one of the last table available. The staff is young, friendly and efficient, so we managed to get a... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 8, 2015
BrianSwing
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Macclesfield, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
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English first
Macclesfield, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
34 reviews 34 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

I went to visit a friend who lives in Bollington tonight, we were both hungry and not great cooks, so we decided to have dinner at The Vale Inn. The location is warm and welcoming, we grabbed a seat, one of the last table available. The staff is young, friendly and efficient, so we managed to get a pint of... More 

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Kungalv, Sweden
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

Great beer, nice staff and good food. Their brewery tour is excellent, a great story and a lot of beer.

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Macclesfield, United Kingdom
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19 reviews 19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

The vale inn is a lovely place, food severed, plenty of good beer, excellent beer garden views of the bollingtons wreck and cricket club, a delightful place to be in the summer.

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Macclesfield, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

Firstly, having always enjoyed a nice glass of wine from this pub whilst watching the cricket in the summer we all thought great idea to try to the food! So having booked well in advance we arrived for the staff to promptly tell us there would be a slight delay with service. After waiting over 60 minutes from ordering the... More 

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Oxford, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
39 reviews 39 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015 via mobile

Popped in for lunch with family after a walk on the Gritstone Trail. A really lovely traditional pub, surprisingly big inside, they even had a real fire going which was welcome on a cold day. Excellent selection of the Bollington Brewery's ales, I plumped for the Oat Mill Stout which was very nice, rich and sweet. We decided to have... More 

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Madeira, Portugal
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31 reviews 31 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

We have been twice now following a walk in the Bollington area. Does good food and a choice of a pleasant pint (they have their own brewery) and welcoming staff. Feel better if I have earned the food and drink after a walk. Note weekdays closes at 3 but reopens evenings weekends open longer. Web site available. Well worth a... More 

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Macclesfield, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

I love the location of this pub, on warm evenings it's very pleasant to sip a pint outside, watching the cricketers practice, very English pastime. I use this pub regularly and am always very satified by the service level, food quality and the range and quality of the beer, especially the Bollington Best brewed by the owners. My only gripe,... More 

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altrincham
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83 reviews 83 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

I went to this pub with my wife, it was quite busy so the staff offered us two options: waiting at the counter and have a drink to wait for a table or dining at the counter. We chose the first options and we tried three different local produced beers in small 1/3 pint glasses: gosh, they were really good!... More 

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Huddersfield
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

My son took me to here for a lovely meal on Mothers Day. The beef cobbler was good with plenty of lean beef topped with cheesy scones and the chocolate brownie was hot and gooey, very yummy. Service was great, would definitely recommend

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14 reviews 14 reviews
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21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015 via mobile

Wow! What a great pub, the way every British pub should be. Craig, the Manager is an excellent host, makes you very welcome and then the "tastes" start. The beer is fantastic, I had 3 different beers all of which were exceptional, the Oatmeal Stout also proved too tempting for my partner. And the food...........so, so tasty and sensibly priced.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 29-31 Adlington Road | Bollington, Macclesfield SK10 5JT, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cheshire  >  Macclesfield
  • Phone Number: +44 1625 575147

Price and Cuisine

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

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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
Friday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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