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user reviews of the Ridger, Wirral

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Todays Liverpool Daily Post reports that this pub was the scene of a 'huge brawl' on Saturday night in which, amongst other things, a man had part of his ear bitten off. Still not tempted to go in...........
wirraldrinker - 2 Oct 2012 10:35
The faded pub signs have finally been replaced!
Still not tempted to go in though.
wirraldrinker - 9 Mar 2012 22:33
Apparently closed for a long overdue refurb.

wirraldrinker - 15 Apr 2011 12:00
I don't know why you call your self "Wirral Drinker"? Its obvious most of your "reviews" are done from behind your keyboard. You want to get out more mate.
happytyskie - 12 Sep 2010 14:54
pompoustyskie - my instincts regarding the Ridger were correct then!
wirraldrinker - 11 Sep 2010 18:50
We visited this pub recently and for the first time in my life had to return a meal unfinished. The vegetables had been reheated and the fish was certainly not 'salmon supreme' The service was poor and we will not be returning. I had made a booking for a walking group of 25 for lunch in the near future, this has now been cancelled.
Ralph04 - 20 Jul 2010 19:41
Unlike 'wirraldrinker' I decided to give this place the courtesy of a visit before I offered a "review". Situated between West Kirby & Greasby this is not easy to include on a pub crawl. Unremarkable & souless looking 70's building it is not helped by bare, concrete drinking area infront of the main entrance. Inside is deceptively large & open plan only broken up by partitioning & the split level area at the rear & the right. Faux wooden beams add to the tackiness of this place which struck me as being a clique. I can't really think of any reason to want to visit here. There seems to be heavy emphasis on food as most of the right side of the pub is mainly a dedicated dining area which was virtually empty on my visit. Up the steps to the back the ceiling is noticeably higher & I think is used for bands, disco's etc. Period pictures of horses, ships & sports - a real mix & match theme. Beer wise Bombadier on draught which was well served. Don't think I will be back in a hurry, but at least I bothered to properly review it which I believe is in the true spirit of this site.
happytyskie - 10 Jul 2010 21:05
I haven't been to this pub since it opened in the 1970's. The only thing I remember about it is that it had raised seating areas.
I passed it this week and noticed that paint was peeling from the exterior and the pub sign was so bleached and weather-beaten that I could no longer make out the ploughing scene which used to be depicted. (a ridger is a type of plough)
As this pub is at least a mile from any other it will never be on one of my pub crawls and even if it were, it would need smartening up before I might be tempted in.

wirraldrinker - 3 Apr 2010 13:46

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