Friday, November 15, 2019

The Best Pubs & Bars In Altrincham For Gluten Free Beer

Altrinham Gluten Free drinking & dining
It is estimated that up to 630,000 people are Coeliac in the UK but only 23% of them diagnosed. That's approaching half a million people walking around who are potentially destroying their digestive tracts with the dreaded disease. It is estimated that 15% or 4 million UK households follow a gluten-free diet. That's over 8 million people who are either Coeliac, are...

The King George Hale Refurbishment – James Dodd Interview

The King George Hale James Dodd & John Th Chef
James and John The King George Hale - James Dodd Interview The King George sits on Moss Lane near the football ground in Hale and has had a long and varied history. Back in the 70s it was known as The Moss and has long been a venue for visiting football fans from across the North West. Large and spacious it...

Altrincham Gets Its First Microbrewery At The Con Club

Altrincham First Microbrewery
A brand new microbrewery is opening in Altrincham and it’s called Federation. The brewery shares its home with new bar and restaurant, The Con Club, in the former Working Men’s Conservative Club on Greenwood Street. It will be the town centre’s first microbrewery. The brewery has been named Federation after the brewery that used to provide beers for the country’s Working...

The Con Club, Altrincham – Opening Night

The Con Club Altrincham
We take a first look at The Con Club Altrincham. Greenwood Street's newest venue which opened on Friday night. The venues has been developed by David Vanderhook who runs The George Charles pub in Didsbury and The Lime Bar in Salford Quays. We visited at around 9 pm on Friday night and the venue was absolutely rocking. Operating as a bar,...

The Old Market Tavern – Local Man Returns To Altrincham!

Old Market Tavern - New Proprietor Pete Carroll
T he Old Market Tavern is under new management but not by some faceless interloper. Pete Carroll is an old Altrincham resident and returns from his many appointments around the world to take the helm at this iconic Altrincham venue. Pete and his business partner have big plans for the place. Hale and Altrincham life caught up with him and reports back...

The Cheshire Cook Book – Featuring Recipes From Hale and Altrincham

The Cheshire Cook Book
Celebrate the region’s vibrant food and drink scene with The Cheshire Cook Book The eagerly anticipated Cheshire Cook Book is now on sale, featuring over 50 stunning recipes and stories from some of Cheshire’s finest restaurants, cafés, delicatessens, pubs, producers and suppliers. The book is the 9th in the ‘Get Stuck In’ series of regional cook books by Meze Publishing, who were...

Tavern On The Green Altrincham To Open After Refurbishment

Tavern On The Green - Artsits Impression
The Tavern On The Green which used to be The Faulkeners at the join of Railway St and Stamford New Road is set to open its doors once again after a major refurbishment.This historic Altrincham venue is being completely upgraded and modernised and will feature a vastly superior food menu, bar snacks and cask ales. The site which has...

Mort Subite Bar – A Subterranean Treasure In The Heart Of Altrincham

Mort Subite - Interior
There are some places that are just slightly off the beaten track that make them an essential destination venue – one of those is the coolest little subterranean bar in Altrincham, Mort Subite (Place de Bierre). It doesn't take a genius to work out the subtitle of course, it's a 'beer place' where you would expect to find a...

The Cheshire Tap: Altrincham’s Coolest New Bar – review

The Cheshire Tap
O pened just before Christmas you would expect a new bar would be dead during a wet and windy January with some spent up, feeling the pinch and others embarking on a Dry January'. The Government is desperately trying to spoil everyone's fun by introducing an almost zero consumption guide for alcohol intake just to make the scenario even more gloomy!  Well there...