The Bleeding Wolf

The Bleeding Wolf, Hale, Cheshire

A handsome Edwardian building that, in this prosperous stockbroker belt town, was felt to be worth more as flats than as a pub. In the past was famed for its bowling green, which was often used to stage tournaments, although in the pub’s last years it was turned into a children’s play area.

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  1. We used to manage this pub many years ago, serving good home made food, then the brewery came along and decided they wanted to "up market" the pub, we tried to explain to our bosses that the customers of our pub were quite happy to spend £4.00 on a good home made steak & kidney pie or £40 on a good steak in a good restaurant but, they would not pay £11 for a frozen chicken kiev.. and of course they didn't listen. despite reassurances about the bowling green being safe, the result was as stated a childrens play area. The breweries are now paying the penalty of pubs closing through their indifference of not listening to their landlords and land ladies who know their customers best.

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    1. On a recent drive around my previous life I tried to show my husband of nearly 20 years where I worked during my student days, spent my 21st and heard about the death of Elvis. Worked with amazing people and learnt so much. I couldn't work out where this amazing place (for me) was .. and couldn't see it as I was driving .... So many memories ... many I shouldn't put into print I guess. But love(d) that place. Thanks ....

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    2. The Bleeding Wolf was a fantastic friendly pub with excellent service, first rate home made food and where everyone was made to feel welcome. A tragic loss to Hale.

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  2. Used to start an evening here as it actually served milk on draught, good basis for a night on the beer.

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    1. It was a beautiful friend of mine from the Army at university (who appeared on Blind Date) who wrote a thesis on selling milk in pubs. She got a job in marketing at the Milk Marketing Board and the Wolf was one of the first to serve it.

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  3. Came from USA 45 years ago,loved the pet friendly bleeding wolf. Stayed with the Scott's on Warwick place. Good times ,good memories. Hello to rob and Geoff

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  4. My Grandparents ran this Pub during the War and we children used to love running all over the many rooms and up in the turret. We lived across the road in a house called Burtonhome. I often think about it all - I have lived in Sydney Australia for the past 51 years. Who knows, one day I will see it again

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  5. My Grandparents ran this hotel during the War and my brother and I had happy times running all over it and up in the Tower. I lived across the road in a house called Burtonhome. I have lived in Australia for the past 51 years. I do hope they don't spoil it.

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  6. I went there in the mid 1970s when it was all little rooms -- it was great. They opened up to one big room and that was ok. Then I went away to university, came back and it was trendy and terrible. Sad it had to go

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  7. Went there in its last fag end months - terrible place by the end. A right mess was made of it,

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  8. Was here as a yank in 86, when I was 18 years of age. We were the only Americans in the vicinity. Hung out here with many friends. Closes place to our home on woodhead drive just up the block.

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  9. Hello Maureen. Are u the same Maureen whose husband was David and used to also have the Queens in Hyde? If so you were friends of my mum and dad Alan and Betty Roberts! Regards Elizabeth

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