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Whipping Stocks

Bar, British, Pub
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Stocks Lane | Over Peover, Knutsford WA16 9EX, England
+44 1565 722332
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Uk Devon
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23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 February 2017 via mobile

We stayed overnight at the Royal Vales campsite which is excellent see other reviews. We were recommended by the reception to visit this Pub for value for money pub food and ales. We were not disappointed ales were £1.34 for the Dark Mild, mixed grill approx £14.00. Chicken and bacon Salad £6.95. Staff very welcoming and accommodating. In my opinion... More 

Thank KellysHeroCharters
Buxton, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016

This isn't the sort of place to take the wife as it's pretty basic. But for a cheap lunchtime meal with colleagues, you can't beat it.

Thank Boris N
Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

Walked in smiling but got the death stare from the staff behind the bar. So rude, not welcoming at all. Atmosphere was awful, it was if we were interrupting their evening. Food was poor. We're pretty local, but won't be visiting again, certainly won't recommend.

1 Thank louise c
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34 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

The Whipping Stocks is one of those places you can always rely on for some good pub grub and all set in the lovely Cheshire countryside. Some great ales too... Just make sure someone else is driving!! ;)

1 Thank KeewakR
Cheshire, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

Lovely food, good range of meals and well priced. Helpful staff and food brought to table in good time.

Thank John C
Shepton Mallet, United Kingdom
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77 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016

Whew were working at Tatton Park and used this pub for evening meals last year on a number of occasions. We decided to give it a try again. Oh dear a mistake, waited 40 minutes for our food with very few people in the pub. They seemed in complete disarray delivering wrong food to the other party in the bar... More 

2 Thank Christopher S
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92 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016

It is years since we were last here and it will be many more before we return. On a pleasant Sunday lunchtime the place was nearly empty and the only thing that saved it was a very pleasant young lady behind the bar. The food was average and came no where close to matching such an attractive pub/setting. We were... More 

1 Thank oaklyn
Wirral, United Kingdom
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103 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016

Visited today for lunch with my daughter and partner. The manager and the young lady behind the bar were very friendly and efficient, the food and drink excellent quality and very good value and the surroundings very relaxing. The pub has character, and perhaps it's that which puts some others off (having read other reviews). We will definitely add the... More 

Thank David L
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12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016 via mobile

It was ok, One of those that you were happy to call in but you wouldn't go back. Someone needs to tell them nowadays families should be welcomed and not forced to sit in a side room.

Thank Jim L
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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63 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 May 2016 via mobile

I was previously a huge fan of this pub but they have re-decorated it and put the most miserable man in Cheshire behind the bar. And that's saying something, there are some right grumpy so and sos. The redecoration is ok but they had a chance to do something special with a great building but instead they have re-stained the... More 

1 Thank jimthefisher

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Bar, British, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Stocks Lane | Over Peover, Knutsford WA16 9EX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cheshire  >  Knutsford
  • Phone Number: +44 1565 722332

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?