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“Excellent Pub Grub” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of The Major

The Major
Ranked #21 of 46 Restaurants in Ramsbottom
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $7 - $15
Cuisines: Bar, British, Pub
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Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Dining on a budget, Local cuisine, Bar scene, Kids
Dining options: Lunch, Drinks, Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Buffet, Digital Payments, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: Local pub serving excellent homemade food.Family and dog friendly.Real fire and selection of cask ales.
England
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55 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
“Excellent Pub Grub”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 19, 2013

Called here for lunch last Thursday, after finding it on Trip Advisor. Fantastic range of food available, tidy pub (very clean) staff very welcoming and obviously a popular place.

Will definitely return again... hopefully next time I'll sample the Tapas (didn't see them on the menu until after I had ordered).

  • Visited June 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank ZebraCross
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English first
Manchester, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Surprised”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 9, 2013

Myself and my wife visited this pub after reading the reviews,The quality of the food was excellent fresh and plentiful to the fact that neither of us finished our meal.We both had a baguette with chips which were home cooked and made a nice change as most pubs use frozen these days.We will definitely being going back next time we are in the area,a big thanks to the staff who are helping to spread the word.

  • Visited June 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank stewart1968_12
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“Mahoosive Meal!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 1, 2013

Myself and 6 Friends on a work day out decided to try The Major after one of the party had read the reviews about The Major being the best place to eat in Ramsbottom. They did not lie it was excellent, we all had different meals and all want to go back and try what others had.

I had the Fish chips and Mushy peas it was heavenly, massive, just delicious, a couple had the Gammon with Egg on top I have never seen such a huge piece of Gammon ever cooked beautifully, someone had the Steak and Ale pie which I tasted it was divine! I shall be going back to try the Cheese and Onion pie it was huge and the Lady who had this said it was the best she had ever tasted.

The staff were very nice the Pub is just a Pub on the outside but the top quality food served inside those doors is a revelation. Well done to the staff, lovely food, excellent value for Money.

  • Visited May 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank bigm0uthstrikesagain
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“Sign off things to come?”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 31, 2013

Have eaten here a few times, reasonably priced, a couple of baguettes with chips and couple of drinks is just less than £20. However the first few times were excellent and then last time I have a Brie and bacon baguette which turned out to have 1 piece of bacon and a small amount of Brie so it was quite disappointing. All in all its a pub serving reasonable food, not sure why it comes up as the #1 place to eat in Ramsbottom

  • Visited April 2013
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Billybobobo143
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Stuart M, Owner at The Major, responded to this review, June 1, 2013
Hi there,

We don't reply to many reviews but would just like to say that if readers of this review would like to skim through other reviews it will be obvious that we certainly do not skimp on portions in The Major. If this oversight on our part was brought to the staffs attention at the time we would have gladly sorted it straight out.

Regards Stuart
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dartford
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Lunch in the Sunshine”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 31, 2013

We where just having a tour around a few bars and pubs in Ramsbottom when we stumbled across The Major, what a fantastic pub. The ale is superbly kept with a wide selection available but to top it all they had Ribble Valley Cider on draught, a truly spectacular pint.
The friendly staff and jovial clientele made for a very welcoming and enjoyable afternoon. Great fun was had by us all in the bar. Lancashire hospitality at its finest.

  • Visited May 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank pimoj
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