Every week we love to shine the spotlight on some of the best local venues that the borough has to offer, in our Pub of the Week feature.

This week we spoke to the landlord of The Hulton Arms to see how business was going for them.

Name of the pub:

The Hulton Arms

 Pub address:

2 Newbrook Road, Over Hulton, Bolton Bl5 1EJ

 Landlord name:

Adam Griffiths

How long have you been the landlord for? And how much do you enjoy it?

I have been here since June 2023, and I love the pub and the area. I have a lot of experience and have been in the industry for 40 years.

Give us some history about the pub:

The Hulton Arms used to be home to one of the members of the Hulton family of Hulton. The family-owned land in Lancashire for more than 800 years from the late-12th to the late-20th centuries. Richard de Hulton built the first Hulton Hall, establishing the family seat in Hulton Park. It has been a community pub for years.

 Is food served? If so please describe it and any offers or if there are plans to in the future.

 We serve homemade pub style food, which is served every day between 12pm and 7pm.

 Is there a beer garden? Please describe it with some detail

Yes, we have a nice sized beer garden with 12 tables of six.

The Bolton News: Beer garden at The Hulton ArmsBeer garden at The Hulton Arms (Image: The Hulton Arms)

 What is the most popular drink served and why?

Our most popular drink has to be Cruzcampo because of its authentic and well-balanced taste.

 What is the most memorable moment at the pub?

When we had 300 bikers turn up for our Easter egg collection.

The Bolton News: When 300 bikers came to visit the pubWhen 300 bikers came to visit the pub (Image: The Hulton Arms)

Do you have an entertainment line-up?

We have a full list of entertainment lined up until Dec 2024.  See our Facebook page "The Hulton Arms" for more information.

What are the biggest challenges within the industry or your pub and how can you overcome them?

The utility bills are so high as are all costs, but we just try our best.

What is the best thing about running a pub and why?

The people we see every day. It’s like having an extended family.

What is the worst thing about running a pub and why?

Sometimes the hours are quite long.

What bonus things are offered at the pub? Please explain.

We have pool and darts here, as well as a quiz night on a Thursday, which is very popular. We also put on live music every Friday and Saturday.

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