IT’S that time of the week when we shine the spotlight on top venues around Bolton where we can socialise with family and friends.

In our Pub of the Week feature, we would like to tell you more about the Spread Eagle.

Name of the pub:

Spread Eagle

Address of the pub:

126 Hough Lane, Bromley Cross

Landlord/landlady name:

Kerry Greenhalgh and Andy Wilding

How long have you been the landlord/landlady for?

Just a little over four months

Bar staff and their names:

Alex and Jess

Give us some history about the pub:

We are just a local community pub. It is used to being a hub and the go-to place. It’s been standing for over 100 years. We are turning the pub around with open mic nights, Eagle Minds men’s club, in support of male mental health. We have a quiz, live music and even a 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 played 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 bad 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 if 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.

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