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The Vicarage Freehouse & Rooms

££ - £££, British,
Knutsford Road | Cranage, Holmes Chapel CW4 8EF, England
+44 1477 533393
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good24%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“brownie” (7 reviews)
“burger” (21 reviews)
“sea bass” (12 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Brew Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Knutsford Road | Cranage, Holmes Chapel CW4 8EF, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We had a family lunch here to celebrate my husband's birthday. He was greeted by the lovely Sue with "happy birthday", and that level of personal care continued throughout. She took great care of his garlic allergy, and made us all feel welcome and valued....More

Thank CheshireWandererl
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We were travelling up from South Coast as a family with a dog and wanted something a bit different conveniently off the M6, that welcomes dogs. This was spot on. A mile off jtn 18 of M6 with very friendly and professional staff. A genuine...More

Thank Wentthereandback_11
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Checked in this afternoon for a two night stay to celebrate my mum’s birthday and wow...nowhere before have we ever received such a warm welcome! All the staff are incredibly kind, attentive and thoughtful and the service that we received tonight, most especially from Sam...More

Thank RidgewayRyders
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Superb food with exceptionally attentive staff. We had Ellie serving us for the evening to a very high standard with excellent attention to detail. The food was beautifully prepared, and I would like to mention, in particular, that the main course was served on a...More

Thank gillian r
Reviewed 4 days ago

Went with my wife and mother in law to try after reading a review from the times.I tried one of my favourites the burger named the vicarage burger which was large and tasty I would say a bespoke burger with quality,the fries and dip were...More

Thank tn1para
Reviewed 5 days ago

Called in without booking for an early dinner (5.15pm) on a very hot day - we actually wanted to be inside! Immediately made welcome, with our spaniel. Given menus when we were seated and asked if we'd like some water, which came in a jug...More

Thank Judith O
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have fallen in love with this place. We came this weekend and met such wonderful staff I didn’t want to leave. The food - wow best I’ve had in a long time. Thanks to the manager didn’t know her name but dressed very smartly...More

1  Thank trishnan2018
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Gorgeous gorgeous Cheshire establishment ! We had a wonderful early lunch on Sunday served by a professional lady who told us about sited in Cheshire - we will be back ! The food is just incredible and top notch service - thanks

Thank Alicekatie12
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Everything about our time at The Vicarage was perfect .We enjoyed two evening meals and afternoon tea as well as breakfast each of the three mornings we were there. All of the food was of a very high standard.. my only regret being that l...More

1  Thank Smartiehampton
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very relaxed Saturday lunch with friends. Good choice on the menu from light meals to full main meals. The conservatory area tables are great for large groups. The waiter Wil was attentive, efficient and courteous.

Thank Alison L
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Susan H
13 May 2017|
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Response from Cheffron | Reviewed this property |
No. There are no gowns or slippers in the suites, we have stayed in both of them. ☺
Alison R
7 November 2016|
Response from Flat Cap Hotels L | Property representative |
Hello. Yes indeed. In the general areas, we politely ask pooches to stick to the stone floors - plenty of room for dogs and their companions but not intrusive to diners and guests in other parts of the venue. For... More
Barry W
3 November 2016|
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Response from Flat Cap Hotels L | Property representative |
Hello Barry W! Thanks for the enquiry. The restaurant is all on one level and all very accessible - so no stairs or ramps to deal with. We also have an accessible room that features a zip-link bed (can either be a twin-bed... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, British, Pub, Brew Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Knutsford Road | Cranage, Holmes Chapel CW4 8EF, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cheshire  >  Holmes Chapel
  • Phone Number: +44 1477 533393
  • E-mail
The Vicarage; Freehouse & Rooms is a 17th Century Grade II listed country pub & hotel - essentially a restaurant with rooms. We are foodie-hub with a locally sourced menu - everything is driven by the gardeners, foragers, farmers and suppliers of Cheshire. The Vicarage takes its inspiration from the Cheshire countryside, utilising British produce and resources while championing eco-sustainability. The menus change depending on the seasons and what can be sourced locally. All our rooms echo our own country-boutique style ... but not overdone. We strip out any unnecessary nonsense and focus on everything that matters for a quality stay. A comfy bed, all have en-suite facilities, great decor, quality coffee facilities and a cracking breakfast. A simple recipe really...
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