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The Eagle and Child, in Doncaster, South Yorkshire
THE EAGLE AND CHILDA truly historic pub - the first record of these licensed premises shows that an inn has existed on this site since 1492, with the present property dating back to 1820.
The name comes from a wealthy chap's fathering of an illegitimate child, him leaving it for adoption under a tree with a bird's nest in it. It used to be known as the bird and bastard until the current name was deemed more suitable for modern times.
It officially celebrates a birthday on the 23rd April when the reputed birth of the illegitimate child took place.
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FacilitiesVegetarian and children's options are available.
AWARDSWinner of CAMRA pub of the season: Winter 1999-2000
OPENING TIMESMonday 11.30-15.00 & 17.00-23.00
Tuesday 11.30-15.00 & 17.00-23.00
Wednesday 11.30-15.00 & 17.00-23.00
Thursday 11.30-15.00 & 17.00-23.00
Friday 11.30-15.00 & 17.00-23.00
Sunday 12.00-16.00 & 19.00-22.30
ParkingLarge car park.
Contact Details24 Main Street
Telephone : +44 (0)1302 770406
Fax : +44 (0)1302 771215
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