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My newly discovered favourite peak stop

I have trecked around the UK and the world, randomly, all my life. My friend and I climbed the... read more

Reviewed April 10, 2018
Susie T
Worth the walk up hill!

Found this place after a walk from the town - only about 10 mins but worth it ! Small quirky micro... read more

Reviewed March 29, 2018
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“market place”(2 reviews)
“vinyl”(5 reviews)
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3 Chapel Street, Buxton SK17 6HX, England
+44 7403 528605
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Reviewed May 13, 2018 via mobile

Big fan of micropubs. Nice ale here but not the friendliest micropub I've been to. Bit disappointed.

Thank murphypickle
Reviewed April 19, 2018

I feel slightly bad with negative comments as new non chain pubs are generally welcome these days...but The ales were cheaper than nearby but its very small and a few 'locals' seem to have free rein with dogs etc on seats & running about...although no...More

1  Thank johnhG3658NB
Reviewed April 10, 2018

I have trecked around the UK and the world, randomly, all my life. My friend and I climbed the Buxton high St from the Roman pavilion spa gardens to see the oldest church. St Anne's . We saw this fabulous bar from the market place...More

Thank Susie T
Reviewed March 29, 2018

Found this place after a walk from the town - only about 10 mins but worth it ! Small quirky micro pub very reasonable prices had a delicious bottle of hazelnut milk stout great music playing in background! Wish lived closer to enjoy more frequently

1  Thank alisontherapy
Reviewed January 15, 2018

"If music be the food of love then play on" - and why not have a delicious pint of something a little out of the ordinary at the same time. Must visit on the Burton Ale Trail

1  Thank Ian C
Reviewed September 8, 2017 via mobile

Visited The Ale stop following personal recommendations from friends and it didn't disappoint. This is a small cool bar with impressive and colourful sixties vinyl art on some walls; a DJ booth behind funky red glass; and books or vinyl to poke through if you...More

Thank Andrea S
Reviewed May 24, 2017 via mobile

Pretty unusual micro pub, great beer and relaxed atmosphere. There were just 3 hand pulls and the beer I had was very good. Worth seeking out!

Thank ScottW0792
Reviewed April 15, 2017 via mobile

Visited here with number two son. Both loved it. Great, fresh addition to the more traditional down town Buxton scene. Good beer, friendly, knowledgable staff, and the the charm of that vinyl ......... mmmm, yes.

Thank tkjfw
Reviewed March 21, 2017

On our first visit to this superb little establishment we were so impressed we called again the following day during our visit to Buxton. They serve 3 cask beers and by all accounts, ours included all the beers were in excellent condition as well as...More

Thank Steve D
Reviewed March 15, 2017

A small bar focusing on real ale and vinyl. Had some really nice (and potent!) ales on which I had not tried before. Walls covered in 60/70s, mainly psychedelic, album covers which adds to the vibe. No DJ on in the booth when we called...More

Thank Paul M
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