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The Treacle Tap

43 Sunderland Street, Macclesfield, England
01625 615 938
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Ranked #19 of 149 Restaurants in Macclesfield
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $8 - $11
Hours:
Sun - Wed 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thu - Sat 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Cuisines: British
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Dining options: Late Night
Description: Small cosy European-style bar a stones throw from Macclesfield railway station, serving coffee, teas, fine wine, world beers but main specialities are local real ale and fabulous pies!
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English first
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 17, 2015

A great little bar, with friendly efficient staff and a community feel. I've never tried the food but hear its tasty and good value. Decent beers and pleasant atmosphere.

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BNJR, Owner at The Treacle Tap, responded to this review

Thanks very much for taking the time to write a positive review, we are glad you enjoyed your visit and hope you have time to enjoy some food next time! More 

Leek, England, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
38 reviews 38 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014 via mobile

we visited whilst on route to a restaurant.... Having seen the food and menu, we will definitely return and eat here.. The setting is not like other places I have been, and is almost like being at home, the staff are very. Friendly... If ur not sure what to drink.... I can highly recommend the fruit beer.

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BNJR, Owner at The Treacle Tap, responded to this review

Thanks very much for the 5 star review, it is really helpful to us. Looking forward to welcoming you back to eat! More 

Lincolnshire
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95 reviews 95 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014 via mobile

I'm not referring to the size of this fabulous little Belgian styled bar, though it is compact, in every way. The food is clearly homemade and/or locally sourced, and it's of an excellent standard, but it's all a bit small. Might be just me, but a decent bit of grub would really help temper the incredible choice (and strength) of... More 

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BNJR, Owner at The Treacle Tap, responded to this review

Thanks for the review! We are glad you would recommend us. We used to offer larger platters but so many customers wanted to adjust them 'could I have the xx without the yy, and could I have a bit of extra zz?!' that we thought we would let you build your own perfect meals from out tapas-style selection. We do... More 

Towcester, United Kingdom
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46 reviews 46 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

I went for the "Great Northern pies", which were great that I was not prepared for the truly remarkable selection of beers, over 200 I think! The range of food was quite limited, but nevertheless this was not disappointing - in fact sometimes it can be a good sign. The premises were smaller than I expected and it is not... More 

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BNJR, Owner at The Treacle Tap, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the 5 star review! We agree with you on the limited menu front - our kitchen is tiny and we believe it is better to do a few simple items well, than try to do too much. We are glad you enjoyed your visit, see you again! More 

Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

Great place for a Belgian beer and a pie with all the trimmings. Also great selection of real ales and snacks, friendly staff, good selection of alternatives to pies also. Only gripe is finding a seat not always possible due to lack of space and some prices have crept up somewhat over the past year or so over inflation. I... More 

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BNJR, Owner at The Treacle Tap, responded to this review

Thanks very much for the 5 star review! Hopefully you will always manage to find a seat, worst case is usually a quick drink at the bar first. As for prices creeping up, we have had to pass on higher suppliers costs (Belgian beers don't come cheap unfortunately) but other than that we monitor everything really closely and many people... More 

Macclesfield
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

Great food, great beer. It is a little on the small side an often there isn't a table available. Would recommend for a pub lunch as the food is homemade.

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BNJR, Owner at The Treacle Tap, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the great review. We ought to fess up though, our own kitchen is tiny so whilst there are some things on the menu we do make from scratch, others are made in local kitchens such as 'Great North Pies' (Handforth), 'Flour, Water, Salt' (Macclesfield) and Galore! (Bollington). We try to use local artisan suppliers whereever... More 

Macclesfield, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

Have been going since it opened, on and off. Been to the quizzes on Sundays which are good fun. Started going at lunchtime for a cuppa and occasional sandwich - its always quiet which is nice when you have a busy day. Recently went on saturday night. Busy with usual great atmos. Always worth a visit.

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BNJR, Owner at The Treacle Tap, responded to this review

Thank you for the five star review, it really helps us! More 

Harrisonburg, Virginia
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87 reviews 87 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

I took eight American undergraduates here for lunch after a tour of the Macclesfield Silk Museum. The staff had in fact recommended the Treacle Tap. The pub lunch was really wonderful and enjoyed by all. I had the cheese and onion pie, a real ale and a sticky toffee pudding. The quality was excellent. All the students enjoyed their meals... More 

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BNJR, Owner at The Treacle Tap, responded to this review

Thanks very much for your custom, and for the five star review! More 

Manchester
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56 reviews 56 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

Called in at lunchtime. Nice, healthy selection on menu. Tried the platter. Good food, nice atmosphere and an edge (local produce, unusual beer). So where are all the people?

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BNJR, Owner at The Treacle Tap, responded to this review

Thanks very much for the kind review. If you came in the middle of the heatwave, well, we were a bit quiet as people headed to the cafes and pubs with beer gardens. We are usually busiest when the temperatures drop outside - we are frequently referred to as 'cosy'! More 

London, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Visited quite often in march and April 2014 almost 2-3 times a week with friends. Nice and cozy place with awesome staff. Wasabi peanuts and vedett beer is a must try here. They have large variety of beer...

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BNJR, Owner at The Treacle Tap, responded to this review

Thanks very much for the great review! More 

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Additional Information about The Treacle Tap

Address: 43 Sunderland Street, Macclesfield, England
Phone Number: 01625 615 938
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cheshire  >  Macclesfield
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Average Prices: USD 8 - 11
Cuisine: British

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