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The Bird at Birtle

$$ - $$$, British,
239 Bury & Rochdale Old Road | Birtle, Bury OL10 4BQ, England
+44 1706 540500
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good23%
  • Average15%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible2%
Travelers talk about
“steak pudding” (20 reviews)
“mussels” (27 reviews)
“corned beef” (7 reviews)
Closes in 29 min
6:30 PM - 9:00 PMAll hours
Bar, British, Contemporary, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
239 Bury & Rochdale Old Road | Birtle, Bury OL10 4BQ, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We went to the Bird for an evening out with friends. We started with cocktails which were amazing. If they don't have on the menu what you want ...ask because they can probably make it. The food was really good and hot which I liked...More

Thank steph336
Reviewed 4 days ago

After reading some of the reviews, we were a bit hesitant at booking. However we were very impressed with the service, ambiance and food. We had the Valentines set menu. Excellent value for money, everything tasted delicious. I would have liked the option to exchange...More

Thank Claire J
Reviewed 6 days ago

i first went to this establishment 3 months ago. everybody friendly and everybody is smart a very helpful barman told me about the options.Upstairs is a restaurant and downstairs is a bar with overflow facilities for the upstairs restauarnt i went back two Sundays ago...More

Thank soccersuzi
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had heard from our friends that was worth a visit, they'd been before and wanted a return visit. We all did enjoy ourselves and they food taste wise was fab but there are a few reasons that I can only give a 3. For...More

1  Thank David D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went with friends for my wife's birthday. Overall we all enjoyed it, there were a few things, however, why it is only 3 stars. Firstly there isn't enough parking, glad we all came in our friends car as we had to park up the side....More

6  Thank ThomsonTravel
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely meal out with friends Cocktails 🍸 were lovely , had scallops followed by fish - great presentation, friendly staff Busy 👍

Thank Anneloubrown
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Family meal at the Bird at Birtle was spoilt by a large family booking at the next table. There were 3 young children running about climbing and standing on the seats. One child dropped a glass on the table which smashed. I don’t mind kids...More

1  Thank Lynne H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went September 2017, very busy and the food I thought was very disappointing. Went as a family for a birthday meal and most of the party weren’t too happy. Two complaints mad about the steaks and my duck was VERY greasy. Size of portions not...More

2  Thank isandsm
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited twice recently. Food quality excellent and nicely presented. Good flavours in all three courses. Menu choice almost warranting ‘extensive’ description: certainly something to suit all diners. Super views of hills from upper floor. Floor to ceiling sturdy double glazed units aid the feeling of...More

Thank DanC768
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Not sure we were at the same restaurant as the last 3 reviews. This was our first visit to the Bird at Birtle, we are occasional visitors to Nutters main restaurant in Norden and had high expectations based on that and the experience of friends...More

1  Thank MimiatWi
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Questions & Answers
January 10, 2018|
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Response from TheBirdatBirtle | Property representative |
Hi, Thankyou for your question! Unfortunately we only have one dish per course suitable for vegans at this moment in time. It consists of:- Starter - Tomato & Celeriac Soup Main - Mediterranean Vegetable Curry with Cous... More
Joanne S
September 24, 2017|
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Response from TheBirdatBirtle | Property representative |
Hi Joanne, We don't have a separate Children's menu although we do have a selection of our main meals available in smaller portions and more plain if necessary. For example, Sausage & Mash or The Mini Birtle Burger Hope... More
Kathline O
September 7, 2017|
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Response from TheBirdatBirtle | Property representative |
The menu is both the same in the bar and the restaurant
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$11 - $35
Bar, British, Contemporary, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Scenic view, Romantic, Business meetings, Families with children, Kids, Special occasions, Bar scene, Local cuisine, Large groups
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 6:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 239 Bury & Rochdale Old Road | Birtle, Bury OL10 4BQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater Manchester  >  Bury
  • Phone Number: +44 1706 540500
  • E-mail
A newly refurbished gastro-pub Located on the outskirts of Lancashire's countryside, The Bird at Birtle promises to deliver sumptuous, flavoursome dishes, local cask ales and heart-warming drinks in a welcoming and relaxed atmosphere.
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