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The Treacle Tap

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43 Sunderland Street, Macclesfield, England
01625 615 938
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12:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Sun - Wed 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thu - Sat 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Billingham, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Macclesfield is great for pie lovers and this eaterie specialises in pie and mash using local pies with mash, gravy and minted mushy peas. Good choice of vegetarian and meat pies.

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Thank David H
Sheffield, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great food (we had excellent pie and mushy peas), great local beer, really welcoming staff and atmosphere. We had never been to Macclesfield. This was a gem of a find!

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Thank Alan69Cathy61
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22 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2016

me and my dad popped in here for a quick cool off as the weather when we visited was glorious. We just got some drinks. The service was really impeccable and the staff were extremely friendly and helpful. The place has a very unique atmosphere and is very small, but this adds to the charming and comfort of the restaurant.... More 

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

Thank you very much for leaving a full review! Really glad you like the place, and that you received impeccable service. We look forward to welcoming you back for some food next time. More 

Manchester, United Kingdom
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47 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016 via mobile

Called in with family while on a shopping trip and had some platters and sandwiches. All very nice and fresh with a very nice cheeky lunchtime half!

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

Thanks very much for the 5 star review, it still means a lot to us! More 

Preston, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

Have been 3 times and each time the pies have been amazing. The Great North Pie Co. really know how to make a tasty pie, however the accompaniments are just perfect. Not to mention the beer tapas (a selection of draught ales) which is probably the best starter and dessert I can imagine!

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Thank Marc F
BNJR, Owner at The Treacle Tap, responded to this review

Thanks very much for the review! We think the pies are pretty amazing too, and as for the beer... :) More 

Prestbury, United Kingdom
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171 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2016

A great selection of beers, which change regularly. The staff are very knowledgeable and let you try before you buy. The food is simple and delicious. We love the cheese or ham sandwiches which are served on really chunky bread. The pie and mash is also delicious. Well worth a visit.

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

Thanks very much for the great review! Glad you love the food and the staff. Maybe next visit, we'll deserve 5 stars...?! More 

Macclesfield, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016

I've visited the Treacle tap several times. The staff are polite and knowledgeable about the beer they serve. If you enjoy a particular type of real ale, the staff can recommend one to suit. The food served is extremely good quality. I've only eaten a couple of times here, but the pies and salad accompaniment are delicious, hot and the... More 

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Thank Jon D
BNJR, Owner at The Treacle Tap, responded to this review

Our 100th review! Thanks very much for the kind words. We will have a think about your feedback about the colour scheme. More 

Macclesfield, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2016

Always enjoyable to visit and the guy with the beard has great knowledge of beers and is very helpful.

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Thank gh4088
BNJR, Owner at The Treacle Tap, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review and the 5 stars, always appreciated. Yes, Gareth is our secret weapon! I will pass on the feedback. More 

Macclesfield, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2016 via mobile

I love the cheese and onion pie with mash and peas. This pub also has a wonderful and huge beer selection, nice personnel and a cosy atmosphere. Strongly recommended!

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

Thanks so much for the 5 star review. The cheese and onion pie is my favourite, too! Glad you had a good experience with the team, we think they are a great bunch. More 

Macclesfield, England, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2016 via mobile

Blummin good fodder, pie mash gravy & wine. Lots of other food choice, friendly staff, choice of beers & wine, and loads of 'events'. We love it here!!

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

Well... thank you very much! What a top review! We are very grateful to you for taking the time to share positively. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$8 - $11
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar scene
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
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 43 Sunderland Street, Macclesfield, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cheshire  >  Macclesfield
  • Phone Number: 01625 615 938
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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