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The Bull Shocklach

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner
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Food and ambience

Local cuisine, Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Bar Scene, Business meetings

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About
A Very Warm Welcome to The Bull at ShocklachThe Bull is a country pub dating back to 1850 with a quirky, gorgeous patchwork floor of hand painted tiles. We are a family friendly pub and restaurant set in the rural hamlet of Shocklach a stone's throw from the village of Malpas, located right in the heart of historic Cheshire and yet just 20 minutes drive south of Chester and north of Wrexham.
PRICE RANGE
US$7 - US$33
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner
CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub
FEATURES
Takeout, Private Dining, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited The Bull on its opening night the 2nd March , the pub was warm and inviting . We were shown to our table by Ashley who turned out to be the manager , drinks were really well priced . Now to be honest...More

Date of visit: March 2019
1  Thank John N
Reviewed 8 January 2019

I enjoyed a lovely meal here with family. Food excellent and so was the service although they were very busy. Will definitely ate,y visit again

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Bronwen M
Reviewed 17 September 2018

We traveled here after our first choice of eatery was discovered to be full to the rafters and were a little concerned as the place looked rather empty. However, the staff were friendly and helpful, the menu was not extensive but did have a good...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Anne L
Reviewed 16 September 2018 via mobile

This is a lovely old village pub, warm and welcoming. We were staying in a property only a few yards from the pub for a family birthday get together and were looking forward to a Sunday roast. The service was good, the main course was...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank bogeyedbob
Reviewed 6 September 2018

My husband and I visited the area and came across this quite wonderful pub/restaurant. We had the most delicious meal served by the friendliest staff who welcomed us and our spaniel. This is a little gem of a place and thoroughly recommend, we will be...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank CathyPowell
Reviewed 23 August 2018 via mobile

We have enjoyed another absolutely delicious meal at The Bull in Shocklach. We regularly eat here as the food is always consistently good. The food doesn't come out quickly but that's because an "it'll do mentality" doesn't exist here. Highly recommend a trip out to...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank B8094CYmichelel
Reviewed 23 August 2018

Came across this venue by chance. A nice pub with a good atmosphere and the locals were friendly. We ordered a range of meals, Fish & Chips, Ham, Egg & Chips and the Venison & Pork Burger (plus chips! Ha ha). Plenty of outside seating...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Ghostcymru13
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

First visit here for us, my husband has cycled past numerous times and has always thought the aroma coming from the kitchen smelt so good. As it was my birthday and the sun was shining we thought we would give The Bull a try, we...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank WillW1ll
Reviewed 22 July 2018 via mobile

Called with a friend for a bar snack. We both didn’t want a heavy meal so opted for salads. She had Fishcakes I had King Prawns. Salalds were lovely and well presented. As the King Prawns had there tails on I asked for a finger...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Bema1980
Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

We visited as a family with kids 9 to teens. Varied menu with plenty of options for veggies. Service good.

Date of visit: June 2018
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robcoles14
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Response from JOHN B | Reviewed this property |
Sorry pal not sure what you are refering to but we had priced menus when we went there and thought it good value for money .I do not think I have ever been to restaurant with unpriced menu I am sure that would be illegal... More
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