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Contemporary, British
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547 Chester Road | Woodford, Stockport SK7 1PR, England
+44 161 440 8715
12:00 - 14:00
18:30 - 21:30
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All hours
Sun 12:00 - 15:00
Tue - Sat 12:00 - 14:00
18:30 - 21:30
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22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited with friends, lovely small restaurant, good space between tables and very nice soft lighting. Seasonal menu, good choice but not overwhelming. Turkey was a bit tough. Cheesecake was delicious. Would recommend. Not suitable for small children.

Thank Julie F
Newton-Le-Willows, United Kingdom
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44 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

We came here for my Grandmas 80th Birthday Meal and all I can say is Fantastic. The table was already set up for 15 people and there was already bottle of wines on the table for us. The food was brought out quickly and all together so we didn't have to wait. We all had 3 courses each which was... More 

Thank Yvette1991
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169 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Great food, good service & hospitality, good choices on menu and a nice selection of quality wines. Reasonably priced for the quality of the food. Recommended.

Thank MidlandsTravelg
Wilmslow, United Kingdom
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66 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Went here with a group of friends for Sunday lunch. Nice welcome from the lady on reception. The food was fine but sparse. This was the first time we have been out for sunday lunch when we all came away still feeling hungary. The service was poor, 3 times we had to ask for basic things. I had the cheese... More 

Thank Andy C
Bristol, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

Came here with elderly parents and had a very enjoyable meal. Good choice of different types of food (meat/fish/ vegetarian) and everything was tasty. We had sea bass, lamb, chicken and duck and all was very nicely done. Three of us had the crime brûlée which was excellent. We went early and preferred the whiter atmosphere compared with the very... More 

Thank holidayhelen291
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

Enjoyed another evening at olivers, no complaints ever! We enjoyed some elderflower bellini and g&t's to start followed by beautiful starters of goats cheese soufflé, black pudding and apple and a chicken paté. This was washed down with several bottles of incienso Malbec and followed by beautifully cooked lamb rump and pork fillet. Cannot ever knock the standard of food,... More 

Thank Emily C
Bramhall, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

One of our favourite restaurants - formal enough for special occasions but which regularly has special offers which offer exceptional value. Our most recent visit was an offer for dining before 7-30pm. The menu was understandably limited to about 6 main courses and 5 desserts but included meat, fish, and vegetarian options. Food was as good as the full a... More 

Thank davidg1382
Manchester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

Had a lovely evening at Oliver's restaurant Woodford, lovely ambience perfect service superb food couldn't ask for more very enjoyable evening had by all would definitely recommend a visit.

Thank jackieandphil2016
Stockport, UK
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129 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

Booking is a must as this place is very small with a small bar. Food is nicely presented but most of the mains have some sort of fruity sauce which does not suit everyone. Not cheap to eat here.

Thank margaretpat
JamesfromOlivers, Owner at Olivers, responded to this review

Thanks for your visit Margaretpat, yes we do advise to book as we are a small restaurant as you say. None of our mains have a fruit sauce. The confit duck does have a damson compôte. You are right however, we certainly don't do cheap food, just exceptional value menus with ingredients sourced from quality local suppliers . Express Lunch:... More 

Stockport, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016

Helpful reception on arrival, friendly and efficient service on a busy evening. Our chosen menu selections covered a wide range of dishes and everyone delighted to enjoy a delicious meal with pleasant wine.

2 Thank Nethfred

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Contemporary, British
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:30 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:00
18:30 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:00
18:30 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:00
18:30 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:00
18:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 547 Chester Road | Woodford, Stockport SK7 1PR, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater Manchester  >  Stockport
  • Phone Number: +44 161 440 8715
The Contemporary Restaurant with a thirty-five year heritage.Our philosophy is straight forward: a concise menu and wine list, carefully chosen dishes and wines which allow us to consistently deliver quality and individualism which you will not find on the high street. The brasserie style conveys the relaxed and informal approach you would expect from a neighbourhood restaurant, matched with the high standards from our experienced kitchen and restaurant team.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?