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The Bird at Birtle

$$ - $$$, British,
239 Bury & Rochdale Old Road | Birtle, Bury OL10 4BQ, England
+44 1706 540500
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good23%
  • Average15%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“steak pudding” (24 reviews)
“mussels” (29 reviews)
“chicken kiev” (6 reviews)
Opens in 28 min
Bar, British, Contemporary, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
239 Bury & Rochdale Old Road | Birtle, Bury OL10 4BQ, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Quick meal with friends after work. Picked 6 starters between 3 of us, 2 sides and dessert. All absolutely delicious! Perfect mussels! I asked for a change to the scallops which the waitress was happy to accommodate, unfortunately the kitchen missed the changes and it...More

Thank blakeandco2013
Reviewed 1 week ago

Normally I would write a great review for this restaurant however , on the occasion I have to report a massive drop in the standard of the food, both my wife and I love coming here for the views and the normally excellent food. They...More

Thank franksmith45
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food was great, however the service was fairly terrible. The service was very slow and we found ourselves waiting a long time for our courses. When we ordered desert we also ordered some drinks but they never arrived at the table. As it was a...More

Thank sam1985Uk
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Been few times and has been ok but today went for Sunday lunch I must say we were underwhelmed beef was 2 small thin slices a man wood still be hungry veg sparse and bit under cooked ordered wine got wrong order ordered Pinot noir...More

Thank stelinhoyle
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Blown away by belated Birthday bistro extravaganza at The Bird at Birtle. Wow; what a makeover! The decor and set up of both an upstairs restaurant and downstairs pub is impeccable, modern and pleasing. The menu was full of culinary surprise; not sure how to...More

Thank Lynne S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Been to this interestingly located restaurant a few times. Front of the restaurant is on the main road. Back of the restaurant is the car park and dining patio. Last time I went i had two starters instead of a starter and a main. Both...More

Thank Lizm091965
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went with some friends last week, we were all really looking forward to it as we'd heard good things and I've been before. Had a couple of different gins which were very watered down by a huge balloon glass full of ice - like a...More

Thank Feebee989
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Three of us visited Bank Holiday Monday for lunch. We were greeted at the bar staff and told our table was ready. Our drinks order as taken straight away; Timothy Taylor's Landlord & a Pinot Grigio . It took us a while to choose our...More

Thank Tidy1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Having booked Wednesday this week for yesterday evening, it appeared that our booking had not been recorded. A table was allocated, but they were not really that busy. Staff not overly friendly (needed "humouring") and far to quick wanting us to order drinks, and then...More

Thank travellerimdjr
Reviewed August 20, 2018

The food and visit experience definitely does not live up the hype and expectation as a result of the Nutters connection. We visited on Saturday 18th August, firstly our 'reservation' had been lost, a table was found in the far corner, initial greetings were blasé...More

Thank Alistair C
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Questions & Answers
January 10, 2018|
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Response from TheBirdatBirtle | Property representative |
Hi, Thankyou for your question! Unfortunately we only have one dish per course suitable for vegans at this moment in time. It consists of:- Starter - Tomato & Celeriac Soup Main - Mediterranean Vegetable Curry with Cous... More
Joanne S
September 24, 2017|
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Response from TheBirdatBirtle | Property representative |
Hi Joanne, We don't have a separate Children's menu although we do have a selection of our main meals available in smaller portions and more plain if necessary. For example, Sausage & Mash or The Mini Birtle Burger Hope... More
Kathline O
September 7, 2017|
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Response from TheBirdatBirtle | Property representative |
The menu is both the same in the bar and the restaurant
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$33
Bar, British, Contemporary, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Groups, Romantic, View
Open Hours
12:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
6:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
6:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 239 Bury & Rochdale Old Road | Birtle, Bury OL10 4BQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater Manchester  >  Bury
  • Phone Number: +44 1706 540500
  • E-mail
A newly refurbished gastro-pub Located on the outskirts of Lancashire's countryside, The Bird at Birtle promises to deliver sumptuous, flavoursome dishes, local cask ales and heart-warming drinks in a welcoming and relaxed atmosphere.
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