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 Selected Comments in Manchester S.West

Stef
 Keeps a good 🍻
Thursday, April 5, 2018Rating: No rosettes

Bev mcskanger
 No food at the inn
Use to be a grate watering hole when Tom an Linda had it an hadn't been there since they moved on. Went in for dinner last week but the landlord / chef Ian was too lazy to get off his arse and said he only did lunches. Wine and lager top priced.
The word around town is that since Tom and Linda went it has become known as Altrincham's token gay pub.
Dunno, a few iffy looking blokes in there but we left and went to the George and Dragon down the road where paying customers CAN get a meal in an evening and a cheaper pint. Dunno it that is Enterprise Brewery or greedy landlords fault.
One thing - the toilets are the pits - really dirty n stink.
Friday, June 19, 2015Rating: No rosettes

Ena Towell
 Carvery
The Carvery Was Out Of This World
Wont Bother To Cook On A Sunday Anymore
Monday, September 24, 2012Rating: rosettes

Chris
 Spring roll x
after a brisk walk had a pint of shandy and a spring roll which was done just right.
Wednesday, July 11, 2012Rating: rosettes

Louise Treadall
 Beech Tree
Food was disgusting, Landlord was useless. DONT GO!!!!!!!1111
Friday, February 17, 2012Rating: rosettes

Hayley
 REVOLTING!
REVOLTING! the food here was disgusting, dont go here for a meal! I ordered a chicken burger and my sister had fish and chips. you would think that you cant go wrong cooking these meals as they are ready made and all you do is pop the lot in a chip fryer until the float and give the correct temperature. well, my chicken burger, which was 3 over cooked chicken strips, were served on a chibatta bread meaning it wasn’t really classed as a burger more of a chicken chibatta? I got a limp salad and some, not quite done chips and coldslaw. my sister got a soggy, sloppy tasteless thing that looked as though It had been found floating face down in the nearby lake two weeks prior to serving it to her. it was so greasy she was blotting the grease up with her napkin which wasn’t thick enough to soak it all up. she enjoyed the mushy peas presuming they were from a tin but give credit where its due, this chef actually had enough skill to use a tin openers.
it took over half an hour to construct this shambles and half that time to make me feel sick.
I can absolutely promise that I will never ever, go there ever again
Thursday, April 28, 2011Rating: No rosettes

James
 car park
do not park in the car park unless you want a ticket from the lovely people at Britannia Parking... Rubbish pub, dont waste your time
Wednesday, August 18, 2010Rating: No rosettes

Chris Scholes
 
Fantastic traditional pub. Best real ale in the area with over 10 beers on tap! Good live music Friday (blues/alternative) Saturday and Sunday (rock). Give it a try.
Tuesday, July 6, 2010Rating: rosettes

JIMMY HILL
 
THE BAND PLAYING ON 13 TH MARCH ARE THE ATLANTA ROOTS. GREAT ROCK AND BLUES BAND
Monday, February 8, 2010Rating: rosettes

Sara
 Whose playing on the 13th March guys?
Thursday, February 4, 2010Rating: rosettes

Melissa
 Great Fish & Chips
We love cycling along the canal as we live nearby in Sale Moor. We treated ourselves to an early dinner at Jackson's Boat recently. The food was excellent and the staff extremely friendly. Our two young children loved it as they could run around in the woodland between courses! The service was very efficient too. We will definitely be going again.
Saturday, December 5, 2009Rating: rosettes

john peake
 
This one has CLOSED.
Friday, October 9, 2009Rating: No rosettes

derek boland
 ok
OK this weatherspoons pub in Sale,Near the Tram Station,and 5 mins walk to shops.
Saturday, September 26, 2009Rating: rosettes

Clive Churchward
 Old Market tavern
What a great pub for real ale and live bands

The perosn who was looking for Steve O'Neill (try AGS Cleaning services in Cheadle)
Monday, July 20, 2009Rating: rosettes

kk
 jacksons pub sale
How rude was the italian bar man when I visited the pub earlier today.
He was arrogant and unfriendly and just because we moved seat to sit in daylight rather than the dark he refused to give the food!
Its a shame about this place as its real nice location but hes well and truly spoilt it for us.
My friend is a pub critic and this will not be pub of choice through this ignorant italian man.
Sunday, April 5, 2009Rating: No rosettes

B Yogi
 Fantastic Traditional Pub
This pub simply has the best beer on offer in Altrincham. Thay have a fantastic cask Boddingtons and a selection of other beers, lagers, wines and spirits all kept to the highest standard.The food served here is also first class at a price to please all pockets. I cannot recommend this place enough ..... Go and see for yourself !!!
Thursday, October 30, 2008Rating: rosettes

andy
 cracking pub
superb food, great ale, very friendly landlord (danny) in daytime good family pub, in the evening, football or whatver on te telly... pork chops btw are the size of your side plate should you have them, beer is excellent, well kept and in good condition.

well worth a visit, best avoided man united matchdays as gets busy, but otherwise go and enjoy the cracking food beer and atmosphere in this very friendly pub
Saturday, February 17, 2007Rating: rosettes

Sue
 
This pubs recent refurbish is a disaster. Its cold and uncomfortable interior is nothing but uninviting and impersonal. Its spacious inside leaves you feeling like you could gaze out of any window and watch pluto float by. Great if your looking for somewhere to hide in a remote corner of the universe. Foods not bad though
Friday, January 12, 2007Rating: rosettes

Mish
 ***CR*P****
Manager is a very angry and unhelpful man..Booked for boxing day meal for 11 people in october 06 only to all turn up and be told no chef so no food and what do I want him to do about it

WILL NEVER GO IN THERE AGAIN
Wednesday, December 27, 2006Rating: No rosettes

Graham
 Really nice country pub but close to Altrincham
A really nice country pub popular with the locals and tourists alike. Very handy for the canal and trans penine trail. Huge beer garden for those rare British summer days. The pub itself is very friendly and welcoming plus the beer is always good!
Friday, December 22, 2006Rating: rosettes

fred
 we like your pub
we love your pub but it is not as good as the church inn in mobberley...
Wednesday, November 8, 2006Rating: rosettes

Pam Palmer
 Need to find out if its the same pub
Havent visited the pub but was wondering if it is the same Brookands Tap that my dad was born in. His mum and dad Joseph and Nora Drayton were running the place in 1927. I have one and only one photo of the place and as you look at it it has double doors, with a brick frontage to the left and windows to the right of it. It was run by Chesters when dad revisited in 1970's If anyone can help out with any info would be most obliged. Everyone I can ask has died now.
Tuesday, October 31, 2006Rating: rosettes

Dedders
 Clearly the BEST pub in the North West
On first entering this pub you will wonder what all the fuss is about! Its a little oldy worldy BUT with the combination of the FANTASTIC bar staff and the slightly odd but amusing locals you will find it has a strange pulling power which will have you in there every night!
Monday, October 30, 2006Rating: rosettes

TOM GREENWOOD
 NEW YEARS EVE PARTY
GREAT PUB THIS AND ON NEW YEARS EVE WILL BE EVEN GREATER ! THEYRE HAVING A PARTY WITH LOCAL COVERS BAND
'THE UNKNOWN' THEY ARE JUST SUPERB AND I,M REST ASSURED THAT WERE IN FOR ONE FABTASTIC NIGHT SO WEAR YOUR DANCIN SHOES AND BE PREPAIRED TO
R O C K !
Wednesday, October 18, 2006Rating: rosettes

dan
 New Landlord
out with the old and in with the new.. new manager taking over and I cant wait....
Wednesday, September 27, 2006Rating: No rosettes

jean boyd
 Great pub. good food
A really good pub with excellent food, well cooked and served by froendly and efficient staff
Tuesday, September 12, 2006Rating: rosettes

Fidds
 Samuel Smiths beer!
Good food, cheap - good beer although the soft drinks aren't great. A good pub like they used to be, everyone feels welcome and the food - well you better be hungry!! HUGE portions of tasty homemade grub!
Sunday, September 10, 2006Rating: rosettes

Faye
 Very Friendly & Excellent Food!!!
The food was amazing!!!
Wednesday, September 6, 2006Rating: rosettes

Pete G
 Pub Closed - now are restaurant
This is now an Italian restaurant
Monday, July 24, 2006Rating: No rosettes

mr r brotherton
 i think its needs some improvement
n/a
Saturday, July 22, 2006Rating: rosettes

Margaret Henderson
 Excellent food good service
We called into Jackson's Boat the other day for a spot of lunch as we had seen the write up in the paper. It is everything they say, the staff are very friendly with good service. The food is excellent, well cooked and nicely presented. We thought it very good value when we saw the size of the meal. In fact we are considering having a party there soon in the marquee
Saturday, July 8, 2006Rating: No rosettes

Jimmy Hill
 Back in business
Open again under new management.Bands on every Saturday and Sunday.Large selection of cask ales.The place has been re-furbished looks great.
Monday, May 15, 2006Rating: rosettes

anthony
 CONTACT
Anybody know the whereabouts of steve o,neill who was very pally with annmarie
Monday, April 17, 2006Rating: No rosettes

jim
 boring
boring, boring, boring.... stick to the stonies and if your barred from there then go to the quarry
Sunday, April 16, 2006Rating: No rosettes

Mike
 great pub
great beer, great food, great staff and great managers. a breath of fresh air compared to last manager. would go back everyday if i could, if not to drink then to lear at the landlady... she is foxy!!!
Sunday, April 16, 2006Rating: rosettes

alan bitterman
 priorities right
I am fortunate that my job allows me with my partner lesley and our fabulous golden retriever to walk the riverevery morning. Recently a sign has been situated on the bank advertising good food, dogs welcome. Who cares what the food is like Here is a landlord who HAS got his priorities absolutely right well done, Ill have the same as the dog /
Wednesday, April 5, 2006Rating: rosettes

Claire - Altrincham
 Great night!
Went to the Tavern last night. Great band were playing, don't know who they were called unfortuantely but would like to hear them again. Looking forward to seeing Jug O Punch next Saturday! What is the person saying in the comment below? I met Annemarie the Landlady last night and had a chat with her and thought she was lovely!
Monday, February 27, 2006Rating: rosettes

Bethany
 welcoming pub managers doing a great job
Stonemasons is a great pub the people are so friendly bar staff really nice. went on a saturday night the dj was really good the food was fabulous as well would definetly recommend to anyone wanting a good nite out
Sunday, February 19, 2006Rating: No rosettes

the wheaty :)
 webby
www.thewheaty.moonfruit.com
Wednesday, February 15, 2006Rating: No rosettes

J Lawford
 Excellent
Lovely pub,food is excellent even with a 30 minute wait but you have to wait for quality!!Nice atmosphere with friendly staff. Look forward to our next visit.
Friday, February 3, 2006Rating: rosettes

Akila Pandian
 MR. MARK KELLY
mr.kelly
This is akila from dell i spoke to you on friday.
Though i have not visited the place i am sure it would be the best.
it was plesure talking to you.
Friday, January 20, 2006Rating: rosettes

paul hunt
 good beer
well done thank you had a great day.......
Wednesday, January 18, 2006Rating: rosettes

Joanne
 Fantastic!
The Printers Arms is a very friendly local pub with fantastic home cooked food and nice bar staff. I would recommend it to anyone who likes a family atmosphere
Monday, January 16, 2006Rating: rosettes

Sober
 Good music pub
Has Mark Hilton got nothing more to say??Has he set eyes on the landlady yet?
Some great bands especially The Boneyard Dogs which is not put on often enough.Great new band called Whitenoise hope to see them again soon.Landlady Annmarie still constantly popped up to the eyeballs and still on form when it comes to arrogance.Very sad,,considering this is the best music pub in alty just badly run by the wrong people!!!
Monday, January 9, 2006Rating: No rosettes

James & Heather Action
 Service and Food
Me and my wife come in the King's Ransom alot for the Sunday carvery and we would just like to say thank you for a great meal and happy staff to help with anything possible.... Busy Pub But worth the wait on food off the menu aswel....

Great in summer!!!!!!!!!
Wednesday, January 4, 2006Rating: rosettes

peter parmer
 Bitters
one of the best pubs ive been too with a good choice of bitters with five on the go!!! all H&H band bitters good work to all the staff and management for the hard work and cleaning of the pub, hope to see that i many others which are Hardys & Hansons. Thank you for the good time me and my friends had... Well done
Wednesday, December 28, 2005Rating: rosettes

Mary Jane
 The best pub in the world.
The Printers is a great pub. The lunch time food is unbeatable, great value for money as the portions are huge. There is a very friendly atmosphere. I would particually reccomend Rick the barman, very efficent and very good looking. I was hoping to get his number, a real treat for you ladies.
Monday, December 19, 2005Rating: No rosettes

mark hilton
 Excellent music
Good beer and good music.
Sunday, December 11, 2005Rating: No rosettes

Bobby Barrels
 bestest mar man in the world
less of all this talk about one barmaids...MOST of the others are fine and dandy especially the lil ginger one !!!
Wednesday, December 7, 2005Rating: rosettes

A....locAL !!!!
 Best barmaids bar(d'ya get it :-) ) none !!!
If you have a heart condition, don't venture in after 6pm !!!
Wednesday, December 7, 2005Rating: rosettes

joe byrne
 not the best
staff slow and unhelpful, food overpriced, decor is rotten, needs a desperate money investment and the vault is a joke.. (if you want a decent game of darts go to the stonies)
Thursday, November 17, 2005Rating: No rosettes

joe byrne
 great pub
what a pub, if you want local community activities then the new managers have brought it all back to the stonies. after the last manager barred everyone apart from his cronies the pub is back to being at the heart of the community. well done to the two new managers and keep it up!
Thursday, November 17, 2005Rating: rosettes

sam lawford
 excellent food friendy staff at jacksons boat
cannot understand the bad reports on this excellent water side pub. the staff were very friendly, the landlord even seems to fancy himself as a comedian.despite it being busy we were informed that there was a 30min wait for food which was not a problem. the haddock and chips( landlords rec) was huge and cooked perfectly no grease and REAL mushy peas was excellent while my wifes lemon chicken and tiger prawn stirfry was to die for. we will definately visit again in the near future.
Sunday, October 23, 2005Rating: rosettes

Fishyjim
 Ashton is so fit!!!!!!!!
I try to get in here as often as possible, if only to gawp at Ashton!
Friday, September 23, 2005Rating: rosettes

danny/emma jones
 Sunday Food
Just been in the kings ransom today for a sunday dinner with the family and the food was the best ive had!!!! go in an eat get in early for the juicy beef & pork nice!!!!!! all staff happy to help with anything??? very rare in this part of the woods.......
Sunday, August 28, 2005Rating: rosettes

suzanne dixon
 Night's out in the ransom
Best pub in sale people got good and friendly door staff on the doors dont get many d**ks in and if they do they dont last long..... bar service is fast and they have more staff on the bar than all the bars in sale put together!!! funny and nice lookin management (lee) ha! ha! best nights out in sale is the ransom!!!! see you soon people x
Saturday, August 27, 2005Rating: rosettes

mark chince
 Food service & Bar service!!!
good food with the h&h brand, bar staff and food staff very nice and always remembers your last order of drinks.... management friendly and helpful with information regarding the companys ideas and projects! Go you dont get many pubs like it these days????
Saturday, August 27, 2005Rating: rosettes

david briggs
 Great food!!!
Ladies and gents i came to this pub on the 21st aug on a sunday the carvery was the very best... the comments i see below are from stuck up people!!!! the food is great & the pub its self says it for its self all the other pubs in the sale area are s??t as you may know? they have waits on due to the food turn over is so high.... in summer & winter its great fun thurs/fri/sat/sun are the best times staff are well trained you dont see that much in pubs!!!
Tuesday, August 23, 2005Rating: rosettes

k pollitt
 do not eat here!!!!!!
visited 11 august. i took my mother and her friend visitingfrom new york for a bite to eat. ordered lamb chops medium rare they were burnt!! cheese and red onion sandwich, no onion on this and the brown bread was hard!!! chicken breast fillet with cheese, brocolli and onions in breadcrumbs, this was reformed meat, of which kind of meat i am not sure and not the fillet of chicken i was expecting!!!! i complained to a member of staff but they were not interested and never returned with an explanation so we left. do not eat here especially with friends or guests to avoid dissapointment and embarassment...got to lymm bistro or the tapas bar upstairs instead. worth the journey and the food is fab!!!!
Thursday, August 11, 2005Rating: No rosettes

Steve Grattan
 no longer a pub
after driving through Hale thought we would pay avisit to the wolf now a bloak of flats. Bummer.

Steve G
Wednesday, August 10, 2005Rating: rosettes

john
 best weekend pub in altrincham!
Fridays and saturdays are always a laugh in here especially friday night when you've got drunken 30 something men all trying to think they're Bez from the happy mondays! great time and friendly barstaff who are always willing to have laugh with you.
Wednesday, August 10, 2005Rating: rosettes

danielle
 ashton
ashton is always in thur wether she is working or not and it is noce to see she always has a smile on er face althought always has about 100 traumers that she just needs to share with everybody someone buy her a drink and make her day that shud do the trick
Monday, April 25, 2005Rating: rosettes

ANN
 PICTURES PLEASE
WOULD BE VERY GREATFUL IF THE BARMAIDS PHOTOS WOULD BE PUT ON THE WEBSITE. MY HUSBANDS ALWAYS IN THERE, SO IF HE COULD SEE THEM AT HOME I MIGHT GET TO SEE HIM ONCE IN A WHILE.
Monday, April 25, 2005Rating: rosettes

JOHN AND ANN
 NOT A HAPPY BUNNY............
I WAS TOLD WHEN ORDERING MY FOOD AT THE BAR IT WAS TO BE READY WITHIN THE NEXT 40 MINS. AN HOUR AND A HALF LATER WHAT COULD HAVE ONLY BEEN A MICRWAVE MEAL ARRIVED IN FRONT OF ME. GOOD LOOKING PUB, AWFUL FOOD AND SHIT SERVICE.
Monday, April 25, 2005Rating: No rosettes

SPEAKER OF THE TRUTH
 DANGER!!!!!!!!!!!!
UNLESS YOU LIKE THE SIGHT OF OVER THE HILL TARTS STAY AWAY!!!!!!!!!! YOU HAVE BEEN WARNED!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Monday, April 25, 2005Rating: No rosettes

PETE
 WELL WORTH THE VISIT LADS........
WHAT CAN I SAY, TOP ROCK BANDS, BIG SCREEN, STELLA ON DRAUGHT AND THE HOTTEST BARMAIDS FOR MILES.
Monday, April 25, 2005Rating: rosettes

potential husband
 ashton is amazing!!!!!!
great food,beer and fantastic views when ashton is working!!! take my advice-order a bottle from the bottom shelf!!!!
Monday, April 25, 2005Rating: rosettes

joeseph buxton
 jackson's boat a new look
Jacksons boat sale, opened again with new managemnet and with good food. Now an excellent place to meet friends and eat, good food at a good price. I was pleasently surpriuse dat the changes and improvements made to what was previously a dyeing pub.
Thursday, April 21, 2005Rating: rosettes

leon miller
 The Kings Ransom
Hi all, what can i say this pub is the best ive been to in a long time!!! All the staff and Managment to trained to perfection with service to the customer. I have been once or twice and the bar staff even remembered my drinks from the last time i was in the pub! (Well done) The food is great and the Sunday Carvery is to die for!!! you should try it on a sunday. As to the below comments below just ingnore if they was a customer of the pub they wouldnt of got clamped off T&S Parking Services! As you all know you would try anything for a refund?? (Sad People). Anyway less of them go to the pub its on the cannel side with a pontoon on the water and music outside. And ive heard that they do out side BBQ's in summer! Thanks to the Managment and Staff at the Kings Ransom your doing great!!
Wednesday, April 20, 2005Rating: rosettes

Mike Parmer
 Car parking
The Kings Ransom is the best pub in sale. And the only one that has a Car Park on it. People use this Car Park as a public one and as a Good Customer of the Pub i Can sometimes find it hard to park with friends and family. And other Customers think the same? The Comments you see below are rubblish this is because they didnt read the signs and there is about 6 on the car park walls,one big sign at the back door and three within the pub! The managment and staff at the Kings Ransom are very friendly and helpful to customers who walk into the pub!! I Find that the other comments you see below are just people who are not customers and just trying to give the pub a bad name because they got fined due to them doing person activities and using the Pub!!!
Wednesday, April 20, 2005Rating: rosettes

Rebecca Sawyer
 Clamping Scam
I visited the Kings Ransom at lunchtime today with a friend, (Saturday 16th April), and while my passenger stayed in the pub, I went over the road to the shops to allow my friend (and passenger) to have a private conversation with her estranged partner.
On returning I too found my car had been clamped, and was forced to pay £85 to have the clamp removed. The clamping contractor even had the cheek to call the police (8 officers turned up) who pointed out to me very nicely that they were entirely within their rights and I should pay the £85.
Nil points, do not visit this pub and if you are forced to, do not park in the car park !
Saturday, April 16, 2005Rating: No rosettes

Robert Sherwood
 No longer exists!
This pub was demolished a few years ago and there is now a new housing estaste where it used to be
Thursday, March 10, 2005Rating: No rosettes

AMANDA MURRY
 PUB GRUB
I FOUND IT VERY WELCOMING AND PLEASENT
Wednesday, February 16, 2005Rating: rosettes

Ferry
 Family Fun
All ages welcome.
Friday, January 14, 2005Rating: rosettes

fanny
 cant you add a picture
the pub is great though but the website that im on is so rubbish - cant you add a picture


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Monday, January 3, 2005Rating: rosettes

Lisa hudson
 Excellent service with a smile
very friendly staff with a warm and welcoming atmosphere
Friday, November 12, 2004Rating: No rosettes

steve taylor
 carpark clamping scam
Ok pub, shame about the car clamping scam in the car park. Went to meet a friend for a drink one lunchtime and when we came out both our cars had been clamped!!! Landlord was'nt interested.
Friday, November 5, 2004Rating: No rosettes

peter
 Great pub
Great pub
Thursday, October 16, 2003Rating: rosettes


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