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“Friday lunch”
Review of Pecks Restaurant

Pecks Restaurant
Ranked #1 of 4 Restaurants in Moreton
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$26 - US$59
Cuisines: European, British
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Good for: Groups, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Dining options: Lunch, After-hours, Dinner, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Private Dining, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Validated Parking, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: Pecks Restaurant was established in 1984 and still offers it's famous "Dinner at 8" concept, where all diners start a theatre of food at 8pm, and a sample dish of each option on the menu is presented by waiting staff and described, so that diners need never make the wrong selection. The menu is 5 courses on Tuesday and Wednesday, and 7 courses Thursday, Friday and Saturday. Unusually, and despite an extensive wine list, Pecks still invites diners to bring their own wine, on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday evening, with no corkage charge.Pecks are dedicated to achieving the very best, and never stop pushing the standards even higher. All our dishes are freshly prepared by a kitchen brigade led by Head Chef Les Wassall – a Pecks veteran of over 10 years – highly skilled in complimenting classic British cooking with innovative and assured modern touches.In recent years, Pecks has opened at lunchtime, offering an impressive a la carte menu, and a daily plat du jour menu representing outstanding value for money - and more recently for afternoon tea.A firm favourite for discerning diners from far and wide, Pecks celebrates over 25 successful years with a fresh lease of life and numerous coverted awards.The restaurant is located close to historic Little Moreton Hall in Cheshire and below the famous landmark Mow Cop Castle, just over the Staffordshire border. Recently acquired by its most enthusiastic customers, local businessman Andrew Pear and his wife Sue - who liked the food so much they bought the restaurant.They are determined to continue in the vein that has made Pecks the venue of choice for generations of diners celebrating special occasions and the stylish makeover inspired by Sue provides an elegant backdrop to acclaimed standards of cuisine and service.
Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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“Friday lunch”
Reviewed 18 July 2014 via mobile

Splendid lunch, nicely presented and good choice of wines. Not cheap, but proper, peaceful dining with calm and cheerful atmosphere!

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English first
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“Amazing ! Astounding ! The list could go on”
Reviewed 17 July 2014 via mobile

Myself and my wife visited last night using a hi life diners club card (2 for 1). What an absolute delight. From start to finish we were treated like royalty. Staff were fantastic and professional. Food was out of this world. I loved the way the waiter and waitresses came around with each dish to show you and explain them. You can take your own wine. Every dish was fantastic and there was something for everyone. Dessert menu was extensive and you almost forgot which one you liked the most. Bargain at 2 for 1 and I wouldnt begrudge paying normal prices for what we experienced. In fact im already trying to find an excuse to book again. Hopefully this first time customer is going to be more regular. Spot on . Congratulations to all of you who represent Pecks.

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2 Thank Vulture3131
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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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“My Amazing Sunday Lunch”
Reviewed 14 July 2014

I visited Pecks restaurant on sunday 13th July 2014 for lunch and it was the most amazing roast dinner iv ever tasted! The Beef was cooked to perfection, the steak and mushroom pie was lovely but not really needed! the roasts were lovely as was as all the veg! All the staff were friendly and helpful and can not wait to return in the future! Excellent value for money for what we received! Thanks Pecks!

  • Visited July 2014
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Thank Colin b
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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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“Sunday Lunch”
Reviewed 8 July 2014

Organised a party of sixteen people for Sunday lunch, no complaints about the overall experience, however, the starter portions were miniscule the halibut and salmon cerviche consisted of two postage stamp size fish served on a few Rocket leaves and a cherry tomatoe, very disappointing.
I chose the roast lamb dinner, lamb nicely cooked, however, the veg consisted of two tiny carrots and one roast potatoe, one of the party had to request potatoes with her beef dinner. Both wine and beer were very overpriced. Pity because the service and ambiance were excellent

  • Visited July 2014
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4 Thank Geoffrey W
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Shrewsbury, UK
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“Overpriced afternoon tea”
Reviewed 6 July 2014

Just had afternoon tea here and for £20 we were expecting far better. We were a party of 15. The tea was fine but with only 1 strainer at our end of the table and 1 milk jug it was a constant to and fro with those - also a jug of cream had been put out in the same type of jug as the milk which led to much confusion. The sandwiches were fine - just 3 types though - no cucumber ones and apart from the smoked salmon were on white bread. The scones were fruited and sweetened (scones don't need sugar) and as a consequence were very dry and crumbly and were served with a small tray of cream and jam - no butter. The cakes were the most disappointing though as there were no pastries at all.The mini carrot cake was nice as was the mini chocolate muffin. Any afternon tea I've ever had usually has a selection of fruit tarts, macaroons and fancy pastries - items that require a little effort to make. There was also a tiny jar of Eton Mess (amounting to a spoonful) which was very nice and a shot glass of tasteless red jelly with bits of seedy fruit in which wasn't. This was just basic baking that we all do at home and was not worth the money.

  • Visited July 2014
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4 Thank AliDShrewsbury_UK
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