Joseph Holt

The Woodthorpe is situated on Bury Old Road in Prestwich, based next to the famous Heaton Park. It was originally built for Sir Edward Holt as his family home and was later converted to pub/hotel in the 1950's. The pub has been refurbished as of late 2018 to return the house to a state of modern comfort and highly welcoming feel. 

The pub boasts two bars, restaurant area with a great food selection and an impressive function suite for both private functions and additional dining covers. Outside you'll find a superb outdoor heated and covered terrace with beer garden for outdoor dining and socialising. Food is served from 11.30am to 10pm daily.

The family-friendly pub has added some new features including a window display of the Joseph Holt brewery at the entrance hall, linking the site not just to the family but to the craft upon it is founded. Quirky touches and modern elements can be seen throughout the pub especially in the new Library bar area where the original fireplace and beautifully carved wood clock is showcased. In addition, the Drawing Room and Billiard Room has been recreated as dining areas to reflect a warm comfortable colour scheme and relaxed feel awaiting the patrons with some of the most beautiful original carved interior details to the house. 

There is a wide range of traditional award-winning Joseph Holt real ales and lagers, together with specially selected quality wines to complement our delicious food menu. The room can be privately hired which has its own catering serving station along with a private bar and toilet facilities. A large HD screen has also been added for sporting and cultural events with BT and Sky Sports. 

If you're looking for an overnight stay, the Woodthorpe has three beautiful boutique-style en-suite rooms. It's in a prime location for Heaton Park, the Parklife Festival and central Manchester. 

For more details and booking information, please visit the Woodthorpe page on

The Woodthorpe caters for all types of functions and parties and has an extensive wedding reception package including three en-suite bedrooms. For more information, please contact us.

Menus: Gin & Rum, Wine Menu, Christmas Day Menu, Festive Menu, Buffet Menu, Winter Food Menu

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