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Eagle & Child

££ - £££, British,
3 Whalley Road | Ramsbottom, Ramsbottom, Bury BL0 0DL, England
+44 1706 557181
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good20%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“cheese pie” (37 reviews)
“beef” (51 reviews)
“fish and chips” (36 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 - 21:30 Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
3 Whalley Road | Ramsbottom, Ramsbottom, Bury BL0 0DL, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

There's a lot that is really good about the Eagle and Child. Interesting menu, great drinks selection and epic beer garden. It is let down by the glassed in extension at the back. In Winter it may be excellent, but in the heat of Summer...More

Thank Ro8erts
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We had business to attend to in Bolton, didn’t want to stay there (no offence intended!) and found this delight! Running late from a crazy day in the office, our plans to have dinner in the restaurant were sadly thwarted and, having arrived hungry as...More

1  Thank beckyprp
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed overnight at the Eagle & Child after a family event, along with our daughter and family. We felt really welcomed after what had been a particularly tough day. Our rooms were superb: very nicely decorated, clean and well provisioned. Dinner was excellent. Food...More

Thank ihenders_uk
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

went here for our wedding anniversary meal Saturday. lovely rhubarb and ginger gin drink. fish cooked well. not keen on chips in dripping. ice cream flavours nice but bigger scoops preferred. very friendly staff. they've missed a trick by not doing more for the world...More

Thank deborahlroberts
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The last time I visited the Eagle and Child was way before it’s renovation and I recall we had a fantastic meal. I’ve wanted to go back for ages but something has always got in the way. Fortunately it was my wife’s birthday coming up...More

1  Thank mike11798
Glen D, Owner at Eagle & Child, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Mike Apologies that you were dissatisfied with your recent experience. I hope you will get in touch with me via email so I can discuss this further with you: glen@eagle-and-child.com Thanks in advance Glen

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The views from the terrace are wonderful and the staff are pleasant and helpful although not very knowledgeable about food or drink. Three meals chosen from the 'mains' section of the menu were rather disappointing in the amount of food on the plate, small portions...More

2  Thank DeeganLancashire
Glen D, Owner at Eagle & Child, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for your feedback. We are a training social enterprise, so we will take on board your feedback to support training of the young people who work with us. If you would like to give me any examples to assist our training, then I would...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I visited the Eagle & Child with my Mum and 2 Nephews for my 40th birthday. Unfortunately it was a very disappointing experience. My Mum had haddock and chips in the beer garden costing £13.95. Unfortunately her fish tasted very "earthy". All 4 of us...More

2  Thank james s
Glen D, Owner at Eagle & Child, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi James This is a rather disappointing review, as I personally dealt with you and offered everything I could, very politely. I am rather offended that your mother was unable to look me in the eye when I spoke to her, because I stated that...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited the Eagle & Child for a midweek lunch recently. Lovely dining room and view. Had the special starter of Asparagus and Egg which was first rate but had to wait far too long for it - 30 mins? Went with their award winning cheese...More

1  Thank 805Vista6
Glen D, Owner at Eagle & Child, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks so much for your feedback and apologies if the service on the day wasn't at our usual standards. As you will see here and on Google we have lots of feedback about our high standards of service. I am sorry that you did not...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I went here with a group of friends and were given a lovely round booth table with a view of the hills of Ramsbottom. We selected from the 3 course menu and the food was really fantastic! A lot of thought was clearly put into...More

Thank 187069Sam
Glen D, Owner at Eagle & Child, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Sam Thanks for your review! Glad you enjoyed your experience with us and understand that in order to get great fresh food, then there may be a wee wait! Look forward to welcoming you back soon! Glen and team

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Myself and the wife have been trying to go the Eagle & Child for Sunday lunch for the last couple of years. We have always left it far too late to book and have always been told that they are fully booked for the time...More

2  Thank Adam H
Glen D, Owner at Eagle & Child, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Adam Thanks for your response. I am sorry that we did not meet your expectations. I thank you for your review and wish you all the best. Glen E+C

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23 April 2018|
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Response from Glen D | Property representative |
Apologies for the delay Carole. We have an extensive garden which is dog friendly. Currently the pub isn’t and we are looking at ways to improve this in the near future so we can welcome dogs as well as ensuring we don’t... More
10 January 2018|
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Response from Marky_Mark1969 | Reviewed this property |
I can only say that my wife and I had a wonderful stay here. We had a beautiful room, 2 amazing Lancashire breakfasts and a superb meal in a buzzy place. The staff were so friendly and we left extremely happy. And believe me... More
24 November 2017|
Response from Valerie C | Reviewed this property |
I don't own the restaurant; I simply reviewed it. And I don't think it's a hotel.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$33
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, View, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 19:30
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3 Whalley Road | Ramsbottom, Ramsbottom, Bury BL0 0DL, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater Manchester  >  Bury  >  Ramsbottom
  • Phone Number: +44 1706 557181
  • E-mail
Great British Pub of the Year 2018. We are a social enterprise that supports young people into hospitality and catering, as well as being a cracking good Inn with quirky, modern accommodation, Lancashire hospitality and top notch home grown and local food. Visit us and enjoy!
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