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The Bird at Birtle

$$ - $$$, British,
239 Bury & Rochdale Old Road | Birtle, Bury OL10 4BQ, England
+44 1706 540500
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good23%
  • Average14%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“steak pudding” (24 reviews)
“mussels” (29 reviews)
“chicken kiev” (6 reviews)
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Bar, British, Contemporary, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
239 Bury & Rochdale Old Road | Birtle, Bury OL10 4BQ, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a Large party of people to celebrate a birthday!! We all had the set menu of 3 courses!!!! The food was absolutely wonderful and service was great too!! The place also looks amazing. The set menu has a good choice of courses!!! Everyone...More

Thank Sue W
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been to the Bird several times and always been impressed. I looked on trip advisor just before we went for Sunday Lunch yesterday and couldn't believe the negative reviews and was apprehensive about the meal booked. We arrived and was seated at the...More

Thank Duncan B
Reviewed 1 week ago

The food was immense , i had the garlic mushrooms to start and the lamb rump for main, the best main course i have had in ages! will definitely return and would highly recommend.

Thank dani-309
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very expensive for what it was. £55 pounds for a lunch (without starter, one sweet and 2 bottles of sparkling water), and the service was slow. Chicken Kiev was tough and no kiev in the chicken! Hand cut chips were likely cut with an axe...More

Thank Myroslav55
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Quality starters mains and deserts here some definite talent in the kitchen , even the specials sounded nice , would defiantly return and recommend everyone to try here fab food and service

Thank Luke K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited last night for my daughter Jeny’s birthday. The Bird has been my favourite eating place for a while now, however last night totally changed my opinion. There were 5 adults who all chose different items. The starters were ok, the mains were less...More

Thank Jaxxholt
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent food, well presented, friendly staff. Arrived early and straight to the table which was good. Well worth the visit.

Thank Andy M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Quick meal with friends after work. Picked 6 starters between 3 of us, 2 sides and dessert. All absolutely delicious! Perfect mussels! I asked for a change to the scallops which the waitress was happy to accommodate, unfortunately the kitchen missed the changes and it...More

Thank blakeandco2013
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Normally I would write a great review for this restaurant however , on the occasion I have to report a massive drop in the standard of the food, both my wife and I love coming here for the views and the normally excellent food. They...More

Thank franksmith45
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Food was great, however the service was fairly terrible. The service was very slow and we found ourselves waiting a long time for our courses. When we ordered desert we also ordered some drinks but they never arrived at the table. As it was a...More

Thank sam1985Uk
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Questions & Answers
11 January 2018|
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Response from TheBirdatBirtle | Property representative |
Hi, Thankyou for your question! Unfortunately we only have one dish per course suitable for vegans at this moment in time. It consists of:- Starter - Tomato & Celeriac Soup Main - Mediterranean Vegetable Curry with Cous... More
Joanne S
24 September 2017|
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Response from TheBirdatBirtle | Property representative |
Hi Joanne, We don't have a separate Children's menu although we do have a selection of our main meals available in smaller portions and more plain if necessary. For example, Sausage & Mash or The Mini Birtle Burger Hope... More
Kathline O
8 September 2017|
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Response from TheBirdatBirtle | Property representative |
The menu is both the same in the bar and the restaurant
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$11 - US$33
Bar, British, Contemporary, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, View, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 6:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 239 Bury & Rochdale Old Road | Birtle, Bury OL10 4BQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater Manchester  >  Bury
  • Phone Number: +44 1706 540500
  • E-mail
A newly refurbished gastro-pub Located on the outskirts of Lancashire's countryside, The Bird at Birtle promises to deliver sumptuous, flavoursome dishes, local cask ales and heart-warming drinks in a welcoming and relaxed atmosphere.
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