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Stanley Arms

££ - £££
Bar, British, Pub
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Old Road, Anderton CW9 6AG, England
+44 1606 75059
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A couple of months ago, I would have had to give the Stanley 2 stars, as i'd arrive to find they had shut early, or had no food coz they had sent the chef home! 2 months later, customers have started returning, because they stay open, the menu's had an overhaul and to be recommended and their is a "buzz"... More 

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Thank Colin E
Northwich, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Decided to call in on a Saturday night at 5 ish as we were passing. I am glad we did! This is the first time we have been since it changed hands and we were worried it wouldn't be as nice. But we needn't have worried as it is better!! I had the mixed grill which was big and it... More 

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Thank Andy M
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30 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely lovely food But come on why oh why "spotted Richard". When it's spotted dick?? Ok waiters was lovely and had lovely manners. I will say the lady behind the bar where I guess could been the manager didn't speak to nice to the staff where as she could of seated us instead of shouting staff over. Lovely food

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Thank Jenna J
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111 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Having popped in a couple of times for a pint whilst being in the area, and always being impressed by the friendliness of the staff and the quality of the ale. We decided to drive over from Warrington for Sunday lunch. I just expected your standard pub food. What we actually got was exquisite. Truly delicous food of the highest... More 

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Thank Steven F
Wirral
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128 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017

We visited The Stanley Arms this afternoon during our walk from Marbury Park to the Anderton Boat Lift. This was our second visit to this great establishment. As a party of eight we thought that dining (without booking) could have been a problem but the service was amazing and the food delicious. The choices of ales was good too. The... More 

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Thank NessaBob
Knutsford, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016

Just popped in for a coffee whilst walking along canal with friends. It was warm, clean, really nice and homely. Staff were so helpful and really friendly. Will definitely be coming back very soon for a meal, will be recommending to friends on this visit alone.

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Thank davidmarc62
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8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2016 via mobile

Came for a meal on Saturday, staff polite and friendly, it was warm and cozy, bit on the quiet side but this was to be expected due to weather and card machine being out of service which can't be helped. The bread and butter pudding is highly recommended

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1 Thank StephenLyons
Northwich, United Kingdom
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74 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016 via mobile

Living in the Area we were on walk and decided to pop in just for a pint before the journey home. They do cast ales which the other half was very pleased. He said it was the prefect pint and I just had a glass of wine looked at the menu and it looks very inviting and the food smelt... More 

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Thank Sherryl S
Lancaster
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127 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

We called here after being to the boat lift. Food drink and staff were first class. We will definitely be back

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Thank AngieLancaster
Manchester, United Kingdom
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

We've been twice now. First visit was a hot summers night. We were on a boat and moored up. The pub was rammed busy, but they found us a table for five, got us beautiful food and drink and did an amazing job. This was the second visit. Wet Friday afternoon, deserted pub. Food and service again faultless. Definitely recommend... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Television
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, View, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Cheap Eats, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Old Road, Anderton CW9 6AG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cheshire  >  Anderton
  • Phone Number: +44 1606 75059

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?