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The Sparking Clog

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What you can expect during your visit
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Hand sanitizer available to guests & staff
  • Socially distanced dining tables
  • Staff required to regularly wash hands
  • Tables disinfected between guests
  • Single-use or sanitized menus
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Updated 03/10/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
A note from Sparking Clog
Updated 03/10/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
We are reopening on Monday 12th April! Our beer garden will be open serving both alcohol and food, in line with government guidance. Bookings can be made on our website for a small number of tables but if you can't book online, don't worry, we're still welcoming walk-in visits.
US$5 - US$18
Bar, British, Pub
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Reservations, Buffet, Wine and Beer
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Reviewed 2 December 2020 via mobile

Decided to give it a try after hearing great reviews from a few friends and have to say not at all disappointed by the quality service and value for money. Normally wouldn’t try a steak in a pub meal establishment but happy I did after...More

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed 2 November 2020 via mobile

We are from Liverpool and my son studied at Bolton University. He met a local girl and settled in Little Lever. We decided on a family Sunday lunch with our 8 week baby granddaughter and ate in here. Service was fine as was the food...More

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed 1 November 2020

Called in for a meal & drinks. Staff serving very abrupt & poorly mannered. Felt very unwelcome so cancelled our food order & left... won’t be back!!

Date of visit: November 2020
Reviewed 20 September 2020

Fabulous service as always but especially from Morgan 👍🏼 Will be back to visit again soon for sure😁

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed 20 September 2020

Had a lovely meal with friends at the clog the staff were awesome and a special thanks to a young lady called Morgan Who looked after us

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed 6 September 2020 via mobile

My first time visiting here and I am very impressed. I ordered a Sunday roast and my friend had a steak and we both loved our food! The atmosphere is so lovely too all the bar staff are fab considering all the rules and regulations...More

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed 31 August 2020

Garlic bread with no garlic and very dry. Hunters chicken microwaved with a rubber texture, hmmm. Vege lasagne dried up. Come on kitchen staff get your act together. Waiting staff very nice but overworked. Glad the government paid half of the food bill. Been to...More

Date of visit: August 2020
Reviewed 29 August 2020

Not been in for food for a while new menu and got to say it’s delicious considering COVID and the restrains. Nice food, good atmosphere. Will be back soon 👍

Date of visit: August 2020
Reviewed 21 August 2020 via mobile

Called in for a drink with my partner, stood at the wait here sign for 5 mins before anyone came( it wasnt busy). Took to a table,waited another 5 mins to order drinks. Not very friendly.ubable to go to the bar although I did see...More

Date of visit: August 2020
Reviewed 18 August 2020

We were seated straight away at a dirty table which we had to ask to be cleaned. The restaurant was quiet yet we waited 20 minutes and then had to find a waitress to order any food or drinks. Then waited a further 20 minutes...More

Date of visit: August 2020
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9 August 2018|
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Response from rainbowdropsss | Reviewed this property |
We allow them in the bar area or we have a sheltered smoking area!
s F
10 September 2017|
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Response from Hannah C | Property representative |
Hi, we don't actually open for breakfast. we open at 11.30 everyday and serve food from 12. we do have an all day breakfast on the menu too
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Frequently Asked Questions about Sparking Clog

  • Yes, Sparking Clog is taking precautions against COVID-19. A full list is available within the "safety precautions" section of this page.

  • Sparking Clog is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
    • Food: 3
    • Service: 3
    • Value: 3
    • Atmosphere: 3