WE love to shine the spotlight on venues in Bolton in our Pub of the Week feature.

This time we have headed to Bromley Cross to find out more about the Spread Eagle and the reasons behind the new landlords’ success in such a short time.

Name of the pub:

Spread Eagle

Address of the pub:

126 Hough Lane

Landlord/landlady name:

Kerry and Andy

How long have you been the landlord/landlady for?

Just a little over 4 months

Bar staff and their names:

Alex and Jess

Give us some history about the pub:

We are a local community pub. It used to be the hub and go to place. It’s been standing for over 100 years.

As a new landlady and landlord we are turning the pub around with open mic nights and Eagle Minds men’s club in support of male mental health.

We also have a quiz, live music and games night.

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

We have a burger menu and a traditional menu which serves, traditional rag pudding, lasagne, our version of a chippy tea and a vegetable curry.

Is there a beer garden?


Do you have any darts/snooker/pool teams?

We have two pool teams

Most popular drink served is:


Most memorable moment at the pub:

When our piano was delivered and people just randomly play it.

Do you have an entertainment line-up?

We have live music every Saturday evening

Have you faced any challenges within the industry?

The pub had a bit of reputation so our challenge is getting the message out we are a family friendly pub once again.

The best thing about running a pub is...

Location and of course the regulars who support us weekly

The worst thing about running a pub is...

Long hours

The perfect hangover cure is...

Fresh orange and one of our smashed burgers and skin in fries