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The Baum, Rochdale - pub details

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Address: 33-37 Toad Lane, Rochdale, Lancashire, OL12 0NU [map] [gmap]

Tel: 0871 951 1000 (ref 36918) - calls cost 10p per minute plus network extras

Nearest train stations Rochdale (0.6 miles), Castleton (2.2 miles), Milnrow (2.3 miles)

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CAMRA pub of the year in 2012 and a great stopping off point before a trip to Rochdale AFC's Spotland ground. The ale selection was excellent and changing and a porterhouse steak and chips immense and impressive. The sandwiches packed full of goodies also looked great and the atmosphere has something of a community buzz about it.
BoehmBawerk - 3 Nov 2014 13:10
It's okay and it serves a decent pint but can't really see what all the fuss is about. Wouldn't put it down as my pub of the year.
Snarling_Mallard - 12 Aug 2014 18:43
The Baum has just won Greater Manchester Pub Of The Year AGAIN!

This puts it in the last 16 for the National POTY AGAIN!

Just shows that some people may not know what they're talking about :-))
ROBCamra - 12 Sep 2013 12:10
I was disappointed in this pub. As a CAMRA Pub of the Year, the first thing I would have expected was a wide range of beers in top condition. The Baum had neither: the range was limited - nearly all pale hoppy citrus beers (mainly from Cornwall and the Isle of Wight on my visit) and I didn't think they were in more than average condition.
The interior of the pub is a modern pastiche of a Victorian local. OK if you like that sort of thing, but not authentic in any way.
On the plus side the food was good and cheap and the service quick (but it was a Monday lunchtime and even then they got one out of six food orders wrong).
Won't bother again
dorothygoodbody - 20 Mar 2013 17:33
The Baum has won the CAMRA National Pub Of The Year 2012. Please don't try and visit on a Friday or Saturday. It's only a small pub and it's been rammed the last three weekends, you may not even be able to get through the door. If you've travelled some distance to get to us that would be a pain. If you're thinking of eating, please book a table well in advance or I'm afraid you won't get one otherwise.

ROBCamra - 4 Mar 2013 15:17

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