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Hanging Gate Inn

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Bar, British, Contemporary, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly
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Meg Lane | Sutton, Macclesfield SK11 0NG, England
+44 1260 400756
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Manchester, England, United Kingdom
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70 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Gave the no menu Tuesday a go- totally worth it! Earnest the head chef cooks up some incredible and unusual flavour combinations while you feel a million miles away the rest of the world. The views are amazing but the food was the star of the show. Some of the plates wernt to my taste but that's the point, Tuesdays... More 

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Glossop, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

Staff friendly had steak pie portion was large. Decor dated but still a cosy pub. Plenty of parking. Vegetarian options on menu.

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THGS1610, Owner at Hanging Gate Inn, responded to this review

Hello, wrong Hanging Gate, we are in Sutton, Macclesfield. We are happy you enjoyed your lunch though 🤗 At the other Hanging gate in Chapel. Just thought you'd want to be able to post on their page. Kindest regards The Hanging Gate in Sutton. More 

Cheshire, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a terrific evening at the Hanging Gate Inn, Sutton. 20 of us returned from a twelve mile walk around Sutton, in the pouring rain, to be met at the Inn with roaring fires and a very warm welcome. This was an event we had organised in advance. Liz Kellett, who runs the Inn, had organised the evening with... More 

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Cheshire, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

-Great location, with spectacular views over the Cheshire Plain- making The hanging Gate perfect for an early doors drink on the decking or to watch the sun set if your more romantically inclined! -A gorgeous open fire in the snug bar area makes this place very homely and welcoming. -The lady who runs the place couldn't do enough for my... More 

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Thank s0phie99
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely awesome food Staff friendly and attentive and the views are incredible You must try this place

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Thank EC1985
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is just unique. The spot is idilic yet close to Macclesfield town centre - view is pretty unbeatable, both from the sunny terrace outside and from inside dining room. The new owners are trying to create something really special and it's exciting! We tried the 'pay what you think, no menu Tuesday' which I would recommend! But also... More 

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Thank oli m
Macclesfield, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Didn't get to eat here as we just called in and it was fully booked. Nice atmosphere with an open fire and cosy feel. Took a look at the menu and we will be back! I recommend you book in advance, especially if you want a table with a view, which is magnificent.

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Stockport
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60 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wonderful view over the Cheshire Plain to Jodrell Bank. We chose the whole-table 5 course tasting menu at lunch since the one-page menu offered was a little sparse (less than on the website). Slightly more food than we would have liked but everything was expertly prepared and presented. Beer and wines both good. Very friendly staff in a relaxed atmosphere.... More 

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Cheshire
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64 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

We called a week ahead to reserve a table for my birthday meal......advisable as the popularity of this place seems to be growing, and for good reason. Our daughter is vegan and her requirements were fully met, and some! My better half had the Parma ham spinach and butternut squash followed by a trio of roast meats with sticky toffee... More 

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Peak District National Park, United Kingdom
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76 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2017

We called in on Saturday lunchtime quite by chance. (Our usual venu was fully booked for an occasion.) We had the most delicious food and beer all served with a smile. The views from the dining room are spectacular! We sat in the bar with our dog,Archie, whose sole mission was to keep an eye on the landlady....and the chance... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$6 - US$26
Cuisine
Bar, British, Contemporary, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Full Bar, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments
Good for
View, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Meg Lane | Sutton, Macclesfield SK11 0NG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cheshire  >  Macclesfield
  • Phone Number: +44 1260 400756
Description
We are small country pub with outstanding views across the Cheshire Plain, we serve food of the highest standards under the guidance of acclaimed chef patron Ernst van Zyl who moved into the kitchen permanently at the end of October. We serve light bites 12/2:30 Wednesday - Saturday and a lazy lunch menu same days until 2pm. Friday and Saturday lunch and evenings we also offer a 5 course tasting menu with or without wine flight and Wednesday - Saturday evenings our a la carte menu. Sunday is traditional roasts day with a super choice of dishes cooked to order. Our wine list is wonderful with lots of fabulous wines and we always have our hydes original and a guest beer on draft. We close Monday and Tuesday. Look forward to seeing you soon. THG team.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?