Thursday, 21 March 2013

Home from Baum

I finally made it to CAMRA's National Pub of the Year, The Baum in Rochdale, yesterday.

The pub is a bit different to how I'd imagined it  smaller and more open plan than it looks in photos. It's a pretty good mix of modern and Victorian features that reminded me of the buffet bar at Dewsbury station for some reason.  As you'd expect, all the beer is in tip-top condition and the food is decent as well.

You can combine a trip to The Baum with a look round the Pioneers Museum next door which has lots of interesting stuff about the birth of the Co-operative movement in the town.

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