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The Tollemache Arms

££ - £££, British,
Chester Road, Alpraham CW6 9JE, England
+44 1829 261716
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Overview
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good20%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible6%
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CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
££ - £££
RATINGS
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Food
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LOCATION
Chester Road, Alpraham CW6 9JE, England
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1 - 10 of 316 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Staff didn't know if they had any rooms. Apparently they no longer provide rooms!! Didn't know what drinks were available!! Flipperty-giberty young staff. Won't be calling again.More

Thank Suzanne L
Dave B, Owner at The Tollemache Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

All our rooms are managed via Late Rooms so staff wouldn't know off the top of their heads availability without checking online. In regards to not knowing what drinks are available this simply isn't the case. We stock over 100 products and 20 gins, with...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Great meal, attentive service, superb beer. Lovely atmosphere and dog friendly to boot. Will be visiting again soon...

Thank SimonFaulkner
Dave B, Owner at The Tollemache Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Simon Thank you for the amazing comments! I'm thrilled you enjoyed your visit and look forward to seeing you again soon.

Reviewed 1 week ago

Great pub , over last year started to go a little astray , food was very hit and miss , avoided sunday lunch as you could suck the veg with a straw so over cooked . Now they have a new chef Martin who really...More

Thank MIKKADOO
Dave B, Owner at The Tollemache Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Thank you for the lovely review! I'm pleased you can see the difference in the pub & food and that we are heading in the right direction. Look forward to welcoming you back again soon.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped off for sunday lunch today and have to say it was tge best we have had in along time. Absolutely delicious. Couldnt fault anything. Staff attentive and friendly also. All this in a lovely olde worlde setting . Will most certainly be returning.

1  Thank yates892
Dave B, Owner at The Tollemache Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Thank you for fantastic review relating to you Sunday lunch experience. I'm thrilled to read that you enjoyed your meal and were well looked after. Look forward to seeing you again soon.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I so much wanted to enjoy our unplanned Friday lunch at this pub not too far from home. It advertised a new chef and new menu and some years ago had featured fairly favourably in Channel 4's Four Rooms, as I recall. Anyway my sandwich...More

Thank Traveller_B33
Dave B, Owner at The Tollemache Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi I'm sorry you didn't enjoy your sandwich on this visit and turned down a replacement or alternative. The young member of staff was a girl on her second day of work experience from a local school who was doing a couple of days in...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Having passed here many many times, yesterday after a long and tiring and very hot day and with still a long way to get home I decided to stop for a meal. The food was excellent, service was good and staff polite and friendly. The...More

Thank grandmah2017
Dave B, Owner at The Tollemache Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Thank you for the lovely review. I'm thrilled that you enjoyed your rest stop with us. Look forward to seeing you again soon.

Reviewed 11 June 2018 via mobile

Visited Sunday for a christening party. The hospitality was outstanding and the food was excellent We had an amazing time. Thanks to all the staff especially David and annabell The outside area is lovely everything you can think of to keep the children happy and...More

Thank Angelofthenorth17
Dave B, Owner at The Tollemache Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Thank you for taking the time to leave such a positive review. It was a pleasure to host the christening and to meet you all. I'm pleased you all enjoyed your experience and look forward to seeing you again soon.

Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

Fantastic service especially as was a busy bank holiday. Homemade pea and ham soup and my partner had homemade pate to start. Then we had the most amazing tasty fresh homemade burger for mains. Complements to the chef. Definitely recommend

1  Thank Dava12345
Dave B, Owner at The Tollemache Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Thank you for taking the time to leave such a lovely review. I'm pleased you enjoyed your meals and will pass your comments on to the kitchen team.

Reviewed 17 May 2018 via mobile

Popped into the Tollemache on the way through today. Excellent young lady who was running the bar. They have a really nice menu and the 2 meals we had were lovely and tasty. The hotel has loads of ambiance indoors and a large well kept...More

Thank TonyD7777
Dave B, Owner at The Tollemache Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 24 May 2018

Hi Tony Thank you for taking time to leave such a lovely and detailed review of your visit. I'm thrilled to hear you were well looked after. Hopefully see you again soon for a stop over in the bed & breakfast.

Reviewed 1 May 2018

On arrival we were made very welcome and were shown where we would be eating, the children had somewhere to play whilst we were waiting for everyone to arrive, the staff were very attentive and helpful, the meals were of exceptional quality as well as...More

Thank hjcoops
Dave B, Owner at The Tollemache Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 2 May 2018

Hi Thank you for taking the time to leave a review of your birthday meal. I'm pleased that you all enjoyed your first visit to the pub and were well looked after by the team and our chefs. Look forward to seeing you again in...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, View, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Chester Road, Alpraham CW6 9JE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cheshire  >  Alpraham
  • Phone Number: +44 1829 261716
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Description
The Tollemache Arms is a family friendly pub and restaurant set in the Cheshire countryside with stunning garden views. Excellent fresh home cooked food, cosy dining and drinking areas, a large garden with play area lawn, pool table and dart room and bed and breakfast the Tollemache ensures a warm welcome for everyone. All types of functions and conferences are catered for, stress free allowing you to relax and enjoy yourself. Well behaved dogs are also welcome so why not get the family together and come let us take care of the work. Under new ownership since October 2016 our new team, menu and environment are becoming incredibly popular.
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