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Flying Childers

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Flying Childers you'll find everything you'd expect from a traditional local pub in Doncaster. Just a stone's throw from Bessacarr, Cantley and Rossington, we're the perfect place to watch the footy with friends or enjoy a bit of banter over your favorite beers. We serve up a fantastic range of drinks with prices to match. Food served daily.
PRICE RANGE
US$4 - US$16
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks, Brunch
CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub
FEATURES
Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Parking Available, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Used to love this pub, great atmosphere and great staff, would even have classed myself and my friends as regulars as it was always a meeting point for us. Since it's been taken over i can honestly say the place is draining. The staff are...More

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank Bubble97
Rebecca H, Marketing at Flying Childers, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your recent review. We're really sorry to hear that you were disappointed with your recent visit. We will take this feedback on board and look to make improvements to our service going forward. We hope to welcome you book soon. Thanks Becky

Reviewed 10 January 2019

Everything is very cheap and cheerful, all the staff are welcoming and it has a very friendly atmosphere. Most of the food is alright however, every time I have been there in the summer there has been something wrong with one of the meals made....More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank AnnMaxwellx
Rebecca H, Marketing at Flying Childers, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thank you for your review. We're now under new ownership and will soon have a great new food and drinks menu available. We'd love to welcome you back to come and try us again! Thanks The Flying Childers team

Reviewed 18 September 2018

Used to be a nice local estate pub with good atmosphere.not now.we were going to go in the other night and were greeted by a lady member of staff using continuous bad language.i am informed she was in charge.this is not on in front of...More

Date of visit: September 2018
2  Thank Riverblue45
FlyingC3, General Manager at Flying Childers, responded to this reviewResponded 19 September 2018

As a manager i have worked very hard behind the scenes to bring the pub up to the quality it should be, working with the local businesses to try and restore what was once a great local pub. There has been a lot of issues...More

Reviewed 16 September 2018 via mobile

Once again the staff closed the bar early. Because th staff continue to serve drunks trouble occurred. The police were called but the staff got into a swearing match with the trouble makers and because the were 'upset' they closed the bar at 2200hrs. The...More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank sigma8130
FlyingC3, General Manager at Flying Childers, responded to this reviewResponded 17 September 2018

The bar was shut early due to violence and aggressive behaviour from a guest which was totally unprovoked towards another guest. Staff are here to serve not to tolerate abusive behaviour from anyone. We do have the right to refuse service and yes the person...More

Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

We came in after seeing karaoke had been advertised on Facebook. I’m so glad we did! We had the best night! The atmosphere was brilliant can’t wait for the next karaoke night 😊

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank kellymarie333
Reviewed 1 September 2018 via mobile

Nice location, but limited availability of drinks and food. Mostly friendly staff, but often items on the menu not available. On the plus side, easy free parking.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank 878marciad
Flying C, General Manager at Flying Childers, responded to this reviewResponded 3 September 2018

Thank you very much for your feedback. We are striving all the time to improve availability, despite ongoing supplier issues.

Reviewed 29 August 2018 via mobile

Tuesday night quiz night me and my friends enjoy the quiz have been coming for years. However last night I was disgusted we wanted to order some starters before the quiz started as we were peckish and as we went upto the bar to order...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank LeaP18
Flying C, General Manager at Flying Childers, responded to this reviewResponded 31 August 2018

hello, I`m sorry to hear that you have not enjoyed your recent visit. i can only apologies for the kitchen being closed. this is not usual practice. the kitchen is open until 9pm. I will of course speak to the chef, and ensure that this...More

Reviewed 8 August 2018 via mobile

lovely food, great atmosphere, reasonable prices. staff were friendly and helpful. definitely recommend this venue.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank sarah8668
Flying C, General Manager at Flying Childers, responded to this reviewResponded 20 August 2018

Thank you for your kind words. We look forward to seeing you again soon.

Reviewed 2 August 2018 via mobile

Some other reviews seem to have a common thread; they could even have a common author. Emphasis on cleanliness for a place that hasn't been redecorated or refurbished for over 20 years? Standards are non - existent. Avoid at all costs. Hmmm!More

Date of visit: July 2018
9  Thank Joe_B1707
Flying C, General Manager at Flying Childers, responded to this reviewResponded 20 August 2018

Thank you for your comments. Unfortunately a refurbishment is not on the cards at the minute, we would love to see the place have a touch of paint. we aim to keep high standards in the flying childers and have worked very hard to keep...More

Reviewed 24 July 2018 via mobile

Was greeted by very friendly staff great atmosphere and the manager was lovely will be going back again

Date of visit: July 2018
1  Thank Smurfngizmo
Flying C, General Manager at Flying Childers, responded to this reviewResponded 20 August 2018

Glad to hear you had a great visit here at the Flying Childers. Look forward to seeing you again soon.

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Previously it was 9pm but the place has changed hands and food service is now eratic
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