The Station is a living museum with a café bar situated on Irlam train station servicing both the train station and the surrounding community. It is a testament to a time gone by for the railway and locals of the Irlam area filled with artifacts and decorated in a 1920’s train station theme. We pride ourselves in providing freshly prepared sandwiches, soups, salads, wraps, sharing platters and a variety of small plates and delicious pastries and cakes along with our great offering of coffees, teas hot beverages, smoothies and refreshments to eat in or take away. We are open for private hire and functions including christenings, weddings, funerals or just a simple family celebration, so find us on Facebook or email us to [email protected] and we will email you buffet and package details.
The Old Station House here in Irlam isn’t just your usual run of the mill kind of attraction, nevertheless, just having it as one of our handful of great places to eat just would not do the venue the justice it deserves and so, we have featured it as one of our hidden gem attractions, along with its heritage hidden gem award that you can see here on their page. Having spent hundreds of thousands of pounds on restoring this old station house, the owners just didn’t stop there. Within its walls lies a huge amount of artefacts from back in the day when this old station house was in its hey day. I also loved the little old carriage booths that you can sit in to have your food, in fact I just love this place period. In all the years that I have been writing these books, I haven’t yet come across a station house that has been restored as well as this one.
Belonging to the National Trust, this Guest House is absolutely outstanding. Dating back to the 18th Century, it is set in an idyllic countryside location, at a stone's throw away from Manchester's city centre and airport.