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Sited at Rawtenstall Station, Buffer Stops offers five ales and one real cider on handpump, a range of lagers, continental beers, traditional pub snacks and locally sourced pies. This cosy bar welcomes both visitors and locals with a friendly atmosphere complete with outdoor seating in Summer and a traditional waiting room adjacent to the main Buffer Stops pub.

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Opening Times

Due to the ongoing Covid-19 Crisis we have amended the opening times and the pub will currently only be open on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays. Please watch this space for further updates.

Please note that the bar may close early if there is low demand.

 Bar Opening Times
Wednesday 4:30pm - 11:00pm
Thursday 4:30pm - 11:00pm
Friday 12:00pm - 11:00pm
Saturday 12:00pm - 11:00pm
Sunday 12:00pm - 09:00pm

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