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Brickmakers Arms

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9 Main Street | Newton Solney, Newton Solney DE15 0SJ, England
01283 702 330
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely friendly pub. Would recommend as made to feel at home by a welcoming bunch of locals a credit to the village

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Thank Katrina P
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2016 via mobile

What great service in this place...we went in here for a drink. Now for a local pub, sometimes you can feel very unwelcome and conscious of the fact that you're an outsider, but the land lady and bar staff were so lovely I could have stayed in there all night. Great prices and great people

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Thank Steffielinds
Derby, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2016 via mobile

Called into the Brickmakers Arms twice now and each time there has been a friendly welcome from the staff and a great choice of beers. Just what you hope to find in a traditional pub. Will certainly call again.

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Thank graham_swift1
Burton upon Trent, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016

Good old fashioned pub, great staff, great beers, great atmosphere oh and the locals are very friendly too.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2015 via mobile

Stopped here near the end of a nice walk in the local countryside. It started to drizzle so gave us a great excuse to nip in for a pint. A lovely friendly pub with fire going in the end room. Nicely decorated and overall cosy atmosphere. I'd recommend you to stop by and give it a go. 😊

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Burton upon Trent, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2015

We only called in briefly for a drink with friends. However, that was sufficient to find out that the bar staff and the locals were very friendly. The beer was of good quality (hand pump draught) as well. Would certainly recommend a visit.

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Thank Ian B
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015 via mobile

A proper local run by lovely people who know how to keep beer good and customers happy. Always busy and we love popping in as we pass by.

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Thank Christopher J
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

If you want a good pint (or more), a decent wine, or one of a selection of malt whiskys then pop to the Brickmakers. Think back to the days when a pub was a pub, when the landlord lived or died on his/her reputation for hospitality and quality of beer.

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Thank Grumpy6969
Darwin, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

very much the "local" pub, so you can't help but get caught up with the people of the town/village. food was plain but excellent and comparatively cheap!

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

Great selection of beers, but a bit small, also don't do food, so just go for the beer, bar area a bit small so gets a bit crowded if people are sitting in front of bar..service good and well worth a visit..if down that way again would certainly call in.

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    5 of 5 stars
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  • Address: 9 Main Street | Newton Solney, Newton Solney DE15 0SJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Staffordshire  >  Newton Solney
  • Phone Number: 01283 702 330

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