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Nursery Inn, Heaton Norris

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Interesting location, don't think I would want a pub right no my doorstep like this if I lived here. Was chucking it down when we arrived so good to get out the rain. Hydes pub, good selection of ales. Seemed busy even for 4:30pm on a Thursday.

If any of the below posters are still interested there is also a bowling green at the Quarry Bank in Timperley, as well as the already mentioned Red Lion.
georgefox - 27 Oct 2014 10:27
Decent ales, plenty of seating outside at the back around the bowling green. Well worth the walk!
alexw - 25 Jul 2014 22:54
went in a couple of days ago. still as great as ever. great bit of lunch. cracking ales - had a pint of Lancaster Blonde which was lovely. very friendly staff and locals
juninhocrunch - 4 Jan 2013 11:05
Yes must agree with other reviews about this gem of a pub. Very cosy, well kept ales and people behind the bar who actually smile and bid you a warm welcome. Why are these establishments so few and far between?

The bowling green adds to the charm!
nokegthanks - 13 May 2010 19:08
This is a great pub on a lovely street - a hidden gem.

Great staff and a relaxed atmosphere.

To anyone who cares about these things- there is another local pub with a bowling green attached - The Red Lion in Withington, about 2 miles away.
WeAreACC - 13 May 2010 18:09


1930's period building with many original features and furnishings.The 2010 GBG describes the bowling green to the rear as a rare feature.I am not implying unique, but where are the others? I would love to know.

Deservedly on the national inventory

Busy vibrant crowd of locals enjoying a wide range of Hyde's beers, the guests being London pride and roosters on my visit.

Go for the building alone. If you like Hyde's beers it's a bonus.

A must on any visit to Stockport and in Michelin star terms "worth a detour"

R32
Polypinmath - 6 Apr 2010 10:30
THE PUB: fantastic real local pub with real ales. THE STAFF : a really great team of staff genuinely freindly and courteous( shirley) a local legend .THE FOOD :great food at reasonable prices sunday is best!! OVERALL : probably the best local pub for miles around great interior and outdoor seating great in the summer months idle the days away watching the bowls ! a unique pub experience see for yourself worth a visit if your not local. great weekend entertainment and function room available !!
Gazzer37 - 20 Aug 2008 14:29
Always worth a visit if in the area; very traditional & excellent pub. One of my favourites
Pathetester - 2 Aug 2008 10:48
Well, the John Bonser roadshow has reached a pub that no one else has for some time.

The Nursery Inn is a fine traditional multi roomed -unspoilt Hydes pub a few miles outside Stockport just off the road to Didsbury.

Its wood pannelled 1930's interior earns it a place in CAMRA's National Inventory of Unspoilt Interiors.

Hydes is not my favourite beer by a long chalk - but the Mild was an enjoyable pint

The real highlight of the pub is its own crown green bowling green at the rear - I dont think I've ever visited a pub with one before - brings a whole new meaning to "pub games" !

Worth seeking out - you can get the bus from Stockport


JohnBonser - 4 Dec 2007 09:59
Britain's Best boozer 2002
Fantastic pub in every way
Camera National Pub of the Year
Hydes ales - excellent choice
Splendid home made food [need to book often]
George & Susan Lindsay model licencees [if it ain't broke, down't fix it approach works]
Fine large reception room upstairs
Bowling green at rear


7thEarlLordLucan - 27 May 2005 01:48

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