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The Magnet, Stockport - pub details

Magnet
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Address: Wellington Road North, Stockport, Cheshire, SK4 1HJ [map] [gmap]

Tel: 0871 951 1000 (ref 39185) - calls cost 10p per minute plus network extras

Nearest train stations Stockport (0.5 miles), Heaton Chapel (1.2 miles), Reddish North (1.6 miles)

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> Current user rating: 5.6/10 (rated by 51 users)
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Sorry. Forgot to mention that Salopian Oracle was also on. It is the one permanent ale.
blue_scrumpy - 30 Oct 2018 21:37
The Magnet is fairly unassuming from the outside. But step inside and you'll find a beer ticker's paradise. Ales are shown on big screens. Although I'm not quite sure of their accuracy. The beer I had was listed under dark beers, but then there was a further comment describing it as a "pale ale". The full selection of cask beers was Track Sonoma Pale, Bollington White Nancy & Dinner Ale, Siren Yulu, Iron Pier English Pale, Fernandes Jolly Joker, Tiny Rebel Express Yourself (my choice), Millstone Tiger Rut, Wychwood Hobgoblin Gold, Brightside Uncle Dunkel, Kelham Island Pale Rider & Thornbridge Woodlands. My only criticism would be the lack of a real cider. The place was fairly busy. I retreated to a small side room, where a group of people appeared to be having a mass picnic, presumably with the permission of the staff. Another good Stockport pub.
blue_scrumpy - 30 Oct 2018 21:36
Quite a nice pub. Feels a bit less characterful than some of the other pubs in stockport which other users on here recommend as definitely seeing as a priority if in Stockport. Ale selection is good with mostly paler beers but also a few dark beers, which are priced at 80 pence a pint more when I went in. The barman was quite friendly and was even trying a sample of a couple of the beers my friend and I wanted to try. I went for Tiny Rebel Stay Puft, a pretty decent beer but not one you'd have more than one pint of as it's quite sweet but it was well kept. My only other gripe is the opening times are a bit odd, they open at 4pm every day expect on Saturday and may be Friday I believe (open at 12 those days), not necessarily a problem but the other pubs like the crown and the hope open at 12 on weekdays, so you'd think the magnet would want to compete with them during these times. Either way, a pub worth a look in.
Wezzielad - 20 Jan 2018 14:10
More classic 'public' and 'lounge' style than on last visit. Plenty of ales on in good nic'.
Snarling_Mallard - 30 Aug 2015 13:18
Absolutely fantastic with passionate staff who care about the ales excellent.
T.Jones - 16 Aug 2015 11:54

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