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The Upton Tavern

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Bar, British, Pub
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288 Upton Lane, Widnes WA8 9AF, England
+44 151 424 5994
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liverpool, UK
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51 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Came here for afternoon tea in the week. Never been here before even though we live local. What a little gem! Really nice inside and a nice atmosphere. Staff were very friendly and on the ball. Looks like they have a lot of bands/events going on. The afternoon tea was nice. Sandwiches were not anything fancy. Scones were one each... More 

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Thank luvlyliver
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100 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Return visit made to The Tavern on 13th March with my wife son and family members. Two of us went for the pies with it being pie night. My lamb and mint pie washed down with a free glass of Merlot was excellent, and the other minced beef and onion with the free pint of lager was also highly rated.... More 

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Thank David F
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28 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good Food friendly staff and pleasant surroundings . Home made pies are amazing when available . Home made chips with fresh battered fish also great value add starter or sweet for same price

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Thank BobCollinz
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Food was very nice and well presented with good service and reasonably priced. Can't ask for more than that.

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Thank str280577
Warrington, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I visited here with my husband last weekend for an afternoon tea, booked through groupon. It was ok, not great or fantastic, just ok, Have done it now but wouldn't book another one. The staff were nice and friendly, but what we got wasn't great. Average sandwiches,

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Thank c a
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Bought a afternoon tea off groupon £14 for 2 people . All I can say is amazing we had to take some home couldn't eat it all !!

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Thank Debbie C
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

We made the mistake of not booking. Turning up with England paying rugby and Liverpool playing. All said and done, they found us a table. They gave us a time limit but did not rush us at all. Lamb was beautiful, steak was flavoursome. I was a little disappointed in the content of the Sundaes. Strawberry Eton mess, I thought... More 

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Thank Widget on a Pillo
Widnes, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017

Visited the Tavern for Sunday lunch , excellent food and pleasant staff will be going there again. Food portions adequate and very pleasant surroundings

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Thank Alan H
Liverpool, England, United Kingdom
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44 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

Don't book this pub for any sort of celebration! Was told before the party that would have whole of split off room to myself and my guests however when we arrived there were people in the room eating and we got shoved into a corner with hardly anywhere for my guests to sit. The pub was heaving... definitely over it's... More 

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Thank Faye M
Widnes, United Kingdom
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45 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2017

When we arrived we where told that they had let our table go as there was someone else booked to use the table at 8.30 we were booked for 7pm we had rang as my daughter had been held up in work we arrived at 7.20 felt if that's the case we should of been told before traveling. They did... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 288 Upton Lane, Widnes WA8 9AF, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cheshire  >  Widnes
  • Phone Number: +44 151 424 5994

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