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Pizza, British, Pub
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Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

A warm and pleasant welcome from the staff. We had pre-booked as a large party cycling from the lakes to Manchester for charity. They were very accommodating, allowing us to keep our bikes within the restaurant. It’s a large establishment that can accommodate large groups....Our orders were taken quickly and all correct. Top marks for efficiency and service.More

Date of visit: May 2024
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

One night stop over in the car park. Found it through “Search for sites app” A lovely bottle of Shiraz. Two stunning pizza’s £45 Happy days Lovely staff, very helpful, very happy Thank you Angie 😎 we will be back x

Date of visit: April 2024
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Staff really friendly and helpful. Good value hot food nicely presented. Definitely coming back. Atmosphere not too noisy.

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Date of visit: April 2024
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Reviewed 5 April 2024 via mobile

What a wonderful pub . From the minute you walk in you feel so welcome. The staff are amazing, above and beyond in their hospitality. The ambience in the pub is great , just a lovely place for a family meal. The decor is spot...on , and there's a beer garden and play area for the kids in the warmer months. The food was fantastic. Three of our party had burgers , they were huge, tasty and excellent value for money. We also had the gammon and a roast roll , again, huge , tasty and excellent value. I highly recommend a visit to the Boot and ShoeMore

Date of visit: April 2024
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John Treacy, General Manager at The Boot & Shoe, responded to this reviewResponded 15 April 2024

Hello Sally, Thank you so much for such a lovely review, I will pass this onto the team, they will be thrilled with the positive feedback. We hope to see you back at the Boot again very soon.

Reviewed 1 April 2024

We've been here a few times before and we never have a problem. The staff are always so lovely and welcoming and always helpful. We had the goats cheese pizza and Camembert sharer on this occasion and OMG is was all so delicious. I'm a...massive lover of cheese so when I saw the Camembert on the menu it was a no brainier to have it. Thanks again for a lovely meal, we will be back again soon.More

Date of visit: March 2024
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John Treacy, General Manager at The Boot & Shoe, responded to this reviewResponded 15 April 2024

Hello Sarah, Thank you for your kind feedback, we're thrilled that you enjoyed the new menu items. We strive to keep things fresh and enjoyable at the Boot and Shoe. We look forward to welcoming you back.

Reviewed 8 February 2024

Turned up on whim and was pleasantly surprised at the speed and quality of service and food. Do not miss the filly steak and fish and chips.....an absolute delight.

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Date of visit: February 2024
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John Treacy, General Manager at The Boot & Shoe, responded to this reviewResponded 15 April 2024

Hello Ray, You have great taste, the Philly cheese steak is a favourite of ours too, thank you for taking the time to leave a review, it is much appreciated.

Reviewed 6 February 2024

Undercooked and cold chips with a tasteless steak sandwich for myself. My grandson’s cheeseburger arrived with no cheese and returned overcooked and the fries cold. My wife’s pie pastry was thick and not cooked and her chips raw. Service terrible and a disgusting place to...eatMore

Date of visit: January 2024
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John Treacy, General Manager at The Boot & Shoe, responded to this reviewResponded 7 February 2024

Good morningM2063ZJKEITHp, I would like to thank you for your recent feedback concerning your visit here. I am investigating your review and have noticed that you gave us another 1 star 20% review on the 16th of December 2023. We have looked through our detailed...More

Reviewed 4 February 2024

What a find! Lovely atmosphere, had a nice buzz when we visited early evening. We were greeted by Rachel who was very welcoming and friendly. Our drinks were brought to the table (which was good as some places you have to go to the bar)...within a few minutes of ordering. Our food was delicious, very tasty and served by friendly staff after a short wait. There’s a large beer garden with a play area and lots of seating, sadly it was too cold to use this time. We will definitely be returning!!More

Date of visit: February 2024
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Reviewed 2 February 2024

We haven't been here for a while. We really enjoyed our food in the past and this time also nice. Mains arrived hot and came quickly served by a lovely server who asked if we needed anything else and he checked we enjoyed our food....It was very busy I noticed a quiz night so maybe will try lunch time next time. I was impressed I could get a nice vegan pasta and some puddings could be adapted too. If anything to improve for us would be orders from the table than going to the bar which is a hassle for pudding when your all settled after eating the mains! On this occasion puddings took ages to arrive. Also our initial greeting was rather curt by a woman wearing a fleece over her uniform, so we thought she was a customer so did not really know she was part of the team . Saying only 'yes' perhaps 'would you like a table'? I would certainly go again next time a vegan pizza as pizzas looked so nice.More

Date of visit: February 2024
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Reviewed 27 January 2024 via mobile

Great meal, lovely friendly staff. I really enjoyed our trip there this evening. Everything was good, although a few more vegetarian options such as Beyond Burgers would make it complete. . Not been for many years until tonight - definitely back on the radar.

Date of visit: January 2024
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Reviewed 17 January 2024

Dropped into the Boot and Shoe for a drink with my wife on Wednesday evening. Lovely friendly reception and service from the staff and great choice of beers and wine. Actually went back on Thursday to play in their quiz night. Great evening (even got...free food, which was excellent) with the landlord running proceedings and making it a fun, enjoyable evening.More

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Date of visit: January 2024
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Reviewed 31 December 2023 via mobile

Booked a table and had a few drinks and meal. Staff were excellent and very friendly. Nothing was too much trouble. Had the Sea Bass dish and it was excellent. Service quick and food reasonably priced. Would definitely return and try something else off the...menu as there was loads of choice.More

Date of visit: December 2023
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Reviewed 28 December 2023

Went with my partner for a meal. The food was great and service even better. Maiya was an absolute star at her customer service as one who worked in this industry before. The pub was busy and she still came and checked up on us...and made sure that everything was okay, which it was. Will definitely come again!More

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Date of visit: December 2023
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Reviewed 26 December 2023

Fantastic Christmas dinner. Well done to everyone especially Ang, Mia and Katie. But all all the kitchen staff too. Great venue looked after by John and Rachel. 🎄 🎅

Date of visit: December 2023
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Reviewed 16 December 2023

Absolutely atrocious food. It was cold tasteless. Was there for a bit of food with our grandson who is 5 and even his burger was horrendous. Personally I’d sack the chef and manager if that’s all the crap you can serve

Date of visit: December 2023
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The Boot & Shoe is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4