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Oswalds @ Helter Skelter

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31 Church Street, Frodsham WA6 6PN, England
+44 1928 731883
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Frodsham, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

If you like real ales then this is your place! They offer a large range of ales, Perry's and ciders. If your in the area then you must stop in! Great atmosphere and lovely food too, what's not to like?

Thank kate100x
Frodsham, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Came here a few weeks ago with some friends. Had some drinks downstairs, then adjourned upstairs for Dinner. We had a selection of 'small plates' from the starters menu, which were lovely and very nicely presented. Then I had the Pork Belly. I have to say it is one of the best I have ever tasted, and cooked to perfection.... More 

Thank littlechops2016
Chester, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had hot sandwches and chips from the bar food menu and all were really tasty. The staff are always friendly and very helpful.

Thank cath b
Widnes, United Kingdom
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74 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I went here after Xmas with a group of friends from work and was pleasently suprised . The restaurant was spacious ,clean and homely. However it was quite dated and could do with some modernisation. The staff were lovely and helpful but not always around or easily accessible. The food was beautiful and I can't fault it at all and... More 

Thank ClaireMummyof2
Chester, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you like Real Artisan Ales or as I like to call them 'Chewy Beers' this place is right up your street.

Thank M G
nbroome, Owner at Oswalds @ Helter Skelter, responded to this review

Many thanks for your review, although a very mixed bag of thoughts! You are obviously trying to impress on people that although we serve a wide range of, as you put it "Real Artisan Ales" your palate is simply not cultured in that way! You fail to mention that we serve 12 different draught products along side our Award Winning... More 

Chester, Cheshire
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55 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Food was excellent. My fillet steak was cooked to perfection and my partners Red Thai Fish curry was lovely. Friendly, helpful staff. Highly recommended. :)

2 Thank JAMMYC
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Always a fantastic meal here. My particular favourite is the Thai fishcakes, just gorgeous The pub downstairs is good too.

1 Thank lesurfy
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22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Food outstanding and the staff are very friendly and helpful, we had Sunday lunch and very good choices of food as well. We all enjoyed ourselves

1 Thank Heather J
Bournemouth, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016 via mobile

Entered the busking pub and made our way up stairs. Got greeted immediately by friendly staff. Wow the food was lovely. Starters to die for. I had the chicken and dauphinois potatoes and they were as good as my local Michelin star restaurant. With this sort of good food I had to have a pudding. I wanted sticky toffee pudding... More 

2 Thank Roy G
North West England
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23 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016

The food, service and atmosphere were all excellent. We had lunch from the a la carte menu and every dish was beautifully presented, cooked to perfection and very tasty. We would definitely recommend this lovely restaurant.

1 Thank CazNLW

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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 of 5 bubbles
Bar, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 31 Church Street, Frodsham WA6 6PN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cheshire  >  Frodsham
  • Phone Number: +44 1928 731883
Formerly known as The Drovers, The Gaping Gander, The Rowlands and the plain old Helter Skelter, Oswalds@Helter Skelter is a good old-fashioned pub serving real beer and real food. The first floor of this Cheshire restaurant serves a mix of traditional and contemporary cuisine, including meals such as black pudding with potato rosti, bacon and a tomato sauce, swordfish with chilli prawns, chorizo and wild rice and duck with a plum and ginger sauce, while the 'Home Comforts' section offers dishes like a cask ale pie served with chips and peas. A pub that serves good food and a good pint - It doesn't get much better than that!

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