EACH week we try to put the spotlight on some of our best watering holes and venues in our ‘Pub of the Week’ feature.

This time we have visited The Elephant and Castle in Bolton town centre.

Name of the pub:

The Elephant and Castle

Address of the pub:

4-10 Deansgate

Landlord/landlady name:

Steve Coyle

How long have you been the landlord/landlady for?

16 years

Bar staff and their names:

Lea-anne, Katie, Jacob, Nigel, Kelly, Elliott, Stacey

Give us some history about the pub:

Having had the same management for 16 years and a well established core team, we have delivered great service to our customers time after time.

We offer late night entertainment running a winning quiz night on a Thursday from 7pm and karaoke on Saturday nights.

We are the ‘go to’ sporting pub with a screen on every table and all fixtures shown.

With great food on the menu there’s always been something for everyone.

Is food served? If so what’s on the menu?

Food is served daily from 10am, we serve breakfast, great pub grub, pub classics with 2 for £9.49 and fab burgers as well as great vegan and vegetarian options.

Is there a beer garden?

Yes we have a brand new beer garden with a parasol for every table to see you through the rainy British winter.

Do you have any darts/snooker/pool teams?

We have a pool table always available

Most popular drink served is:

Beavertown craft beer and our five award winning Cask ales

Most memorable moment at the pub:

There are too many to mention but its good to be back having weathered the storm of 2020

Do you have an entertainment line-up?

Tuesday is £1.75 drinks from 6pm and karaoke until late, Thursday quiz night from 7pm and our winning karaoke DJ club night is on Saturdays from 8pm

Have you faced any challenges within the industry?

I believe we all have but we have weathered the storm and live to tell the tale.

The best thing about running a pub is...

The stories, the banter, the regulars.. Its a fantastic industry to be in.

The worst thing about running a pub is...

Going home?..

The perfect hangover cure is...

Our breakfast menu... full English £5.49