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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.

The Buffer Stops Bar also holds regular quizzes every first and third wednesdays from February onwards.

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Opening Times

 Bar Opening Times
Monday 11am - 9pm
Tuesday 11am - 9pm
Wednesday 10am - 10pm
Thursday 10am - 11pm
Friday 10am – 11pm
Saturday 10am - 11pm
Sunday 10am - 10pm

Events

Pub Quiz

Have a thirst for knowledge? Well why not put it to the test at Buffer Stops Bar's BRAND NEW FOR 2017 Pub Quiz! Held every 1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month, the quiz will include a selection of general knowledge questions, prepared by our lovely landlord Nick, to see who will be crowned the "Brains of Buffers". The quiz is FREE to enter and starts at 7:30pm. Prizes of ELR vouchers and bar tokens will be given to the winning team and the runners-up. Each week there will be a fiendishly difficult Grand Prize Question.

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