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The Treacle Tap

43 Sunderland Street, Macclesfield SK11 6JL, England
+44 1625 615938
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good31%
  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“pies” (39 reviews)
“mash” (16 reviews)
“pie company” (2 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m. Hours
Bar, British, Pub
$$ - $$$
43 Sunderland Street, Macclesfield SK11 6JL, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I found this bar by accident during a brief stay in Macclesfield, it was very busy but the service was fast and pleasant and the beers of a very good quality, enjoyed my visit and when I am in Macclesfield again I would definitely call...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank bellevueace
Reviewed October 25, 2018

I've visited The Treacle Tap on a number of occasions and dropped in there again last Friday with a couple of friends. Unfortunately we were disappointed for the following reasons: 1) The live music was loud and did not allow us to talk to each...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank thedon55
Reviewed October 11, 2018 via mobile

Once again had a wonderful night here on Friday , Great live music with great staff and drinks will be back again soon :)

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank BeckieB2793
Reviewed October 4, 2018 via mobile

Great spot with really friendly bar staff. Just came for one pint but stayed for four! Will definitely be checking out the quiz night 😃

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Natasha M
Reviewed September 24, 2018 via mobile

Good choice of beer nice staff good food especially the pies not expensive and a warm atmosphere I recommend 👍🏼

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank PeakyHouldcroft
Reviewed August 14, 2018 via mobile

Not the kind of place you expect to find its small but amazing, Friday nights 8-10 they play live music I really enjoyed the young lad they had on last Friday his vocals were brilliant I hope to see him on again soon. The bar...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank BeckieB2793
Reviewed August 6, 2018

Stumbled on this place while visiting Macclesfield and was not disappointed. We needed to eat and although the menu was limited to a variety of starters and pies the quality was great. The pies are supplied by an artisan pie company and served with mash,...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Winniesgirl56
Reviewed August 1, 2018 via mobile

Used to love this hidden little gem on Sunderland Street In Macclesfield when John and Aran ran the place. Since the new manager took over, he’s hardly around, they run out of food, 🙄 they run out of ale, 😱 the bar man walks round...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Julia-Turner-72
Reviewed August 1, 2018

I've been here a few times and tonight felt really at home. There's a really good atmosphere about the place. It's a cosy little bar with a somewhat manic but very enthusiastic barman. There are a number of beers available and a chalk board with...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank RazzyBthefirst
Reviewed July 30, 2018 via mobile

Visited this lovely little real ale pub on a Sunday lunch time as a group of four and what a fantastic find this was. Will, the barman was riding solo but he couldn't have been more friendly and helpful. The real ales were well explained...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank simon_auditor
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$14
Bar, British, Pub
Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
4:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
4:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
4:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
4:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
12:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 43 Sunderland Street, Macclesfield SK11 6JL, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cheshire  >  Macclesfield
  • Phone Number: +44 1625 615938
  • E-mail
Small cosy European-style bar a stones throw from Macclesfield railway station, serving coffee, teas, fine wine, world beers but main speciality is local real ale!
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