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Bank Corner, Alsager - pub details

Address: 12 Lawton Road, Alsager, Staffordshire, ST7 2AF [map] [gmap]

Tel: 0871 951 1000 (ref 45914) - calls cost 10p per minute plus network extras

Nearest train stations Alsager (0.3 miles), Kidsgrove (2.7 miles)

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Another old review - been here a few times though

I have to admit that on previous visits to Alsager, I had ignored this continental style cafe-bar in favour of the more traditional establishments in the vicinity. It may have had something to do with the CAMRA Whatpub site saying there was only 1 real ale available. However, a few months ago I popped in (with the local CAMRA chairman !), and was pleasantly surprised to find 4 cask ales on tap. Therefore I resolved to visit again, and sample the food – which I did today.

On entering through the (very wide) main doors, the bar is on the left and very long. The building is open-plan, but clever use of varied levels means it is divided into several areas. Unfortunately, unless you sit by the windows the lighting is rather dim – meaning I couldn’t read my paper.

As previously stated, there were 4 handpumps – though on this occasion one had run out. I tried the Black Heart Stout from Salopian – and very nice it was too ! The other ales were from Weetwood and Lees.

On looking at the menu, the first thing I realised was that this place is in the same ownership as Alberts Corner in Crewe. This is because the menu layout is exactly the same – several separate sheets including mains, light bites, breakfast and “afters”, all of differing sizes so they display as a sequence when placed in the holders on the tables.

Unfortunately, whilst the beer is the same prices as Alberts (£3 a pint), the food is considerably more expensive ! I went for the first item on the Lite Bites menu – the steak & onion ciabatta (£8.20), which surprisingly had a number of “options”. And it was very nice as well, certainly a very large bite in my opinion ! Only complaint was that it came in the weird shaped dish that was really too small for it, so for the first few mouthfuls I had to be careful not to spill it all over the table !

Finally, a mention for possibly the most enthusiastic bar staff I have ever met !

7/10 – definitely one to keep an eye on. Probably the best place in town for food.

Martinsh - 16 Aug 2017 23:10

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