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The Boot & Shoe

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Certificate of Excellence2016 Winner
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A traditional local offering excellent facilities including an extensive menu complemented by an excellent range of wines by the glass and an extensive selection of guest ales. There is also a separate sports room where you can have a game of pool, darts and watch live Sports. We also have a self-contained private function suite suitable for all occasions. Please note this pub has no disabled toilets. Sorry for any inconvenience.
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
CUISINES
Pizza, British, Pub
FEATURES
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I understand this was short notice to arrange a gathering for a few people following a funeral. However I was very disappointed by the attitude of the manager, I found him to be abrupt, rude and unhelpful.More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank robert2463
BootnShoe, Manager at The Boot & Shoe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hi firstly again sorry for your loss secondly I find this review unfair as I was in the middle of another funeral in the function room when I was asked about you changing your booking from 20 to 30 which would of mean us putting...More

Reviewed 3 days ago

My husband and I took our grandson there for lunch as he is studying at the university. The food was hot and tasty and plenty of it! Quite noisy and unfortunately we were there on a Sunday and the only free table was beside the...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Evelyn C
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been to this pub a few times recently and love the vegan option on the specials board. We have tried the pizza without cheese too which was really nice. Hope we can extend the vegan options further? A bit weak on puddings in...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank KAREN B
BootnShoe, General Manager at The Boot & Shoe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for the review........ We always have a few vegan options on including a special and we have a vegan (dairy free) ice-cream and a vegan chocolate dessert am so sorry my staff did not let you know, this week it is black cherry chocolate...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Booked online, table set up when we got there but was near the door but we moved with no issues. The roast dinner was gorgeous and the sticky toffee pudding the best I've ever had. Staff were really friendly.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Poolzy
BootnShoe, General Manager at The Boot & Shoe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Why thank you I have passed your remarks on to our kitchen team especially to Len who makes our Sticky Toffee pudding Best wishes Alasdair & team ps hope to see you again soon

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I was treated to a great evening at the boot and shoe, the food was excellent, staff were friendly and the young lady on the bar was was so helpful, she was polite and friendly. I would recommend this pub to anyone looking for a...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Jeffnells
BootnShoe, General Manager at The Boot & Shoe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi and thanks I shall pass your comments on to the lady in question am sure she will be grateful about the polite comments about her in this review. shall also pass this on to the Kitchen team and floor team as well very nice...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Busy, cheerful atmosphere on the Saturday evening we visited. Plenty of people with a good balance between drinkers and eaters. Good service from the bar, wide choice on the menu of classic pub food - loaded nachos, burgers, fish and chips, Caesar salad - with...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank catherinei2013
BootnShoe, General Manager at The Boot & Shoe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to do this review and we are glad you enjoyed your visit to our humble venue. We are looking forward to welcoming you again next time you are around this way (soon we hope) Please note if you wish...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have visited the Boot and Shoe twice recently. The first time on a Sunday evening in late January for a family birthday celebration. The food was excellent as was the service, staff make you feel welcome and are very helpful and efficient. Last week...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank syl47
BootnShoe, General Manager at The Boot & Shoe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to do this review we are very grateful and we are glad you enjoyed both your visits and we look forward to welcoming you again soon don't forget you can book online now as well now Best wishes Alasdair...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I visited the Boot and Shoe with my family who all have great appetites and are willing to try most things once. The menu is traditional pub grub but very well cooked and with lovely presentation. The service at the bar was friendly and efficient...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Fiona C
BootnShoe, General Manager at The Boot & Shoe, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi and thank you really glad you enjoyed your visit and I shall pass these comments on to Emma on her next shift hope to see you again soon best wishes Alasdair & Team

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Came here today for a few drinks with my boyfriend to watch the football, we found a table at the top end of the bar which had some empty glasses on, an hour and half later, those same glasses still on the table. We want...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Danielle J
BootnShoe, General Manager at The Boot & Shoe, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi sorry your visit was not as enjoyable as we would like but am sure you could tell that we were so busy that we may have missed a few minor details like glasses. ( Am guessing you took them to the bar with your...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Came here on Tuesday with our daughters for the 2 for 1 pizza deal only to be told they had been busy so had run out of pizza dough at 7 30. We asked if another deal would be made available as they were unable...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Lucinda H
BootnShoe, General Manager at The Boot & Shoe, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Not sure how to respond to this without getting into a debate on social media but I will say most of which you have said is true ( we did run out of dough ) ( yes I was putting my children to bed )...More

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Response from Melvynsloan | Reviewed this property |
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jimmy-jewel
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Response from BootnShoe | Property representative |
a pint of beer starts from £2.95 fish n chpis is under £10
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