One in all Oldham’s finest gastropubs has introduced its closure, 18 months after being taken over by the award-winning Beastro workforce.
The Bull’s Head Heyside stated the coronavirus pandemic and decreased working hours triggered the choice to shut.
Homeowners James and Heather Taylor introduced the information on social media final evening ‘with a heavy coronary heart’, thanking their employees and clients.
The village pub was taken over by the couple final 12 months, who beforehand ran the famend Beastro restaurant in Spinningfields.
Though given a lick of paint, the boozer retained all of its conventional attraction and earned glowing opinions from the offset.
Its menu featured conventional pub meals with a powerful deal with meat, with James making virtually the entire condiments from scratch together with his revered brown sauce.
The Bulls Head additionally earned a spot on our listing of the area’s finest gastropubs.
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The Heyside locals wrote: “It is with a heavy coronary heart we write this however as a result of present pandemic, decreased hours and issues fully out of our management, we’ve made the unhappy determination to shut the pub.
“We’ve got had an superior 18 months and have met some superb folks. We’ve got had tremendous proficient leisure and a few prime class evenings.
“We might particularly prefer to thank our workforce with out who we could not have created such memorable nights, they are surely the A workforce!
“Thanks to everybody who joined us for a meal, a pint or only a chat. A lot like to all. Heather and James xx”
The pair have obtained an outpouring of assist since posting the information, with locals saying its closure is ‘an absolute tragedy’ and ‘a large loss’.
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