Large, open-plan pub built in 1961. Has a modern look with new fixtures and fittings, furniture and decor following a £400,000 refurbishment in 2008. Part of the Hungry Horse pub/restaurant chain, offering an extensive, value for money menu. Pool table room at one end. Was called Spikes for a while. Quiz nights on Wednesday, Friday karaoke, live music some Saturdays. Meat raffle and poker nights on Sunday. Sky Sports on several screens, including plasmas in restaurant booths. Children welcome until 9pm. Three handpumps, only one in use.