In December 2008, Hoi Polloi Pub Co acquired the Horse & Jockey, a landmark pub in the South Manchester suburb of Chorlton, with a simple plan: to transform a much-loved but tired boozer into what Chorlton was crying out for - a family-friendly, female-friendly 'local place for local people' with great food, great beer, great wine and a relaxed, laid-back-almost-horizontal atmosphere. In other words, a pub for the noughties.
Electrik is an independent cafébar nestled in suburban Chorlton offering high quality food, drink & service in intimate and down to earth surroundings.
We have an impressive selection of beers and ales from across the globe, including our very own Electrik Ale Experiment.
There is an extensive wine list,a perfectly formed spirit selection, plus an ever changing cocktail menu including the classics and our very own made to order alchemy.
Coffee is specially roasted for us and we serve various blends of tea which can be enjoyed with our lovingly homemade cakes.
Food is served throughout the week with specially prepared daily specials...on Saturday we serve brunch & lunch from 10am and then on Sunday's it's the amazing Electrik roast!!
When the sun is up you can enjoy our secluded secret garden to the rear or watch the world go by on our terrace out the front.
Kids are always welcome and we have a specially prepared kids food menu, baby changing facilities, high chairs, toys and books. Dogs are also welcome.
Dulcimer regularly plays host to musicians from all over the world as well as a few local heroes. We've welcomed a vast array of acts from Saharan Tuareg musicians to Greenwich Village folk revivalists. Dulcimer also enjoy the best resident DJs each and every weekend, often alongside some very special guests. We're continually adding events to their listings so watch this space!
Needless to say, the ales at Dulcimer are as peerless as ever – sourced from the four corners of the UK and beyond. maintained and served to the most rigorous standards by knowledgeable, friendly and familiar faces.
There are also some fantastic new additions to the bar menu. As well as the much-loved Cheese & Pâté platters there are now traditional Ploughman’s Lunches, home-made Dulcimer Pork Pies and their all new Huntsman’s Pies available. All lovingly sourced with the expertise of local cheese suppliers and Deli, Hickson & Black’s with picalilli and chutneys. Perfect with our cask-conditioned real ales and artisan ciders.
The Royal Oak is situated in the very centre of Chorlton-Cum-Hardy. Although on a busy high street it is still very much a locals pub, which draws customers from every section of the Chorlton community. We have a wide range of drinks offers that run 7 days a week which include: - Carlsberg, Ruddles Smooth, Guinness and Strongbow. Not to mention our double up offers on branded spirits. The Royal Oak is family friendly and a great place to bring along your children to sample our fantastic value for money food menu served daily until 9pm and shows that value for money doesn’t have to compromise quality. Our children’s menu also offers the same quality whilst still maintaining exceptional value for money. Take a look at our menu for lots of food offers run throughout the week. With 2 big screens and 4 LCD TV’s to watch all the big games and a function room situated above the main bar available for hire. There’s always something to enjoy here at the Royal Oak! Take a look at our What’s On Guide for up and coming events at the Royal oak.
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"Contemporary design in the art of recycling"
Creative Recycling tries to make something out of household and general waste matter. We do not try to re-use or make something out of every fundraising it of waste, nor use waste in every process. It is about a wider aspiration, and the intention to INSPIRE others to recycle whenever possible and promote ethical and sustainable living.
Our ecological products are for sale in our open gallery, where various materials, textures and colours are used to create unique items.
Craft courses are also available where we offer our experience in recycled produce and help YOU to create a work of art! (You will find more information on the type of courses, times and costs on our website, or on our photo album 'Craft Courses').
We are situated next to, and are connected with The House of Bystander - an art gallery exhibiting Jack Lloyd's photographic artwork, also for sale.
Llewelyn has been a world traveler, and the founder of The Buddha Beauty Company. Drawing inspiration from the many lands he visited, with a particular admiration for the exotic spas the Far East, the Buddha Beauty Company was born after more than a decade of voyaging the globe. Since its conception, the Company has developed an elegant range of skincare products and home fragrances that are natural and authentic, effectual and delectably appealing.The Buddha Beauty Company has the roots of its philosophy in the simple idea of “feeling good”. Each beautiful bouquet brings together nature and tireless research to ensure that coarse chemicals like Sodium Laurel Sulphate and other Paraben preservatives are surplus to requirement.
The first Buddha Beauty product was inspired by the captivating combination of aromatic orange with a twist of ginger, and today the Company offers a natural and organic range of equally stylish fragrances. Each perfume, exquisite worn solo, can be combined, complemented, and layered with other Buddha Beauty scents for infinite bespoke effects, while fragrant candles creates an ambience as inviting as the scent on your skin.
The Buddha Beauty Company is a socially responsible company committed to maintaining a carbon neutral status throughout its development. Always endeavoring to respect the environment, and continually striving to improve the well-being of both customers and employees, the Buddha Beauty Company takes a principled approach to its success.
Franny & Filer is a unique contemporary jewellery and craft gallery, set up by jewellery designers Frances Stunt and Abby Filer. Situated on Beech Road in Chorlton, Manchester.
Fran and Abby set up the gallery with the aim to provide emerging designers specialising in handmade jewellery and crafts, with a modern space to showcase their creative talent. Alongside a hand picked selection of more established designers.
Being a small independent retailer Franny & Filer strive to be different, Fran and Abby make all of their own jewellery collections in store allowing customers to see the techniques, skills and time spent creating each unique and original piece.
This results in a friendly, down to earth environment where shoppers can feel confident and comfortable choosing that special gift for a loved one or simply a well deserved treat for themselves.
Trevor Arms Distance: 1.4 miTourist Information 135 Beech Road Manchester, United Kingdom M21 9
Beech Road Summer Festival Distance: 1.4 miTourist Information Beech road Manchester, United Kingdom M21 9