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The Black Dog

££ - £££, British,
Whitchurch Road, Waverton CH3 7PB, England
+44 1244 335020
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good21%
  • Average11%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible9%
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“pie” (11 reviews)
“roast lamb” (3 reviews)
“ice cream bar” (4 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Whitchurch Road, Waverton CH3 7PB, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I went here with family for a Sunday roast. when it came it looked very nice, but the meat did taste and looked as if it came out of a pack from the supermarket, even the ham, which is a strange choice for a guest...More

Thank Linda O
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

After driving over 200 miles we were ready for a meal especially as we had tried, unsuccessfully, to find a restaurant en route from Norwich to Chester. As it was a bank holiday every eatery was heaving with customers. Finally we reach d the Black...More

Thank Francis A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were recommended to try this lovely pub. Food was excellent both in presentation and quality. Service was friendly with a relaxed atmosphere. Good choice of menu! We would definitely return. Visited in 23rd August 2018.

Thank ridykes
Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

What a place. We ended up here by chance as our vehicle had broken down waiting for a recovery truck. The place was beautiful inside. Very relaxing. Staff were lovely. Very friendly and helpful very interactive. Now the food well what can I say. I...More

Thank SusanOldham2013
Reviewed 8 August 2018 via mobile

Last two times food was good. This time very poor. Prices gone up and food was bland. Shame really as it’s on my doorstep.

Thank Deljorhe123
Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

Fantastic food, lovely staff small wait on order being taken with it being very busy, cheese cake to die for

Thank Footprints733383
Reviewed 4 August 2018 via mobile

Absolutely aweful food. The gentleman behind the bar was however very courteous. We should have guessed about the food as the place was deserted

Thank 58windowcleaner
Reviewed 25 July 2018 via mobile

Visited this pub for the first time today. They charge restaurant prices but don’t deliver in terms of service or food. Had bland chicken with salty potatoes for £16. We asked for mushy peas on the side and to swap skin on fries for chips...More

Thank del210
Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

A friend recommend we try here as she always told us about how nice the roast dinners are. Well, we weren’t disappointed! The Yorkshire puddings were delicious (and huge!) and the meat just melted. My only criticism would be there wasn’t enough veg brought out...More

Thank Smecca16
Reviewed 22 June 2018

Have visited the Black Dog several times over the past couple of weeks, for meals and as a venue for a group function. Each time the food has been of the highest quality, well presented, good portions, and cooked to perfection.

Thank ArtbyDavid
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Response from Cheshiretravel | Reviewed this property |
Agree with the above, smart casual or even casual
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 23:30
11:30 - 23:30
11:30 - 23:30
11:30 - 23:30
11:30 - 23:30
11:30 - 23:30
11:30 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Whitchurch Road, Waverton CH3 7PB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cheshire  >  Waverton
  • Phone Number: +44 1244 335020
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