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The Alvanley Arms

Forest Road | Cotebrook, Tarporley CW6 9DS, England
+44 1829 760200
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good21%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“game pie” (14 reviews)
“mussels” (10 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM Hours
European, Contemporary, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Forest Road | Cotebrook, Tarporley CW6 9DS, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I've noticed the manager here doesn't like bad reviews so you ain't going to like this one. Firstly when I walked at approximately 3:30pm we were immediately asked to follow what looked to be a manager. I thought it a little presumptuous to assume we...More

2  Thank Degsy T
alvanley, Owner at The Alvanley Arms, responded to this reviewResponded today

Dear Degsy T Thank you for your review. Just to point out I'm not the Manager but it is my business. Firstly can I just say that my all my staff are trained to greet the customer in a certain way and it is usually...More

Reviewed 3 days ago

Called here around 3pm after walking in the area. After ordering a BLT sandwich I could hardly contain my delight on seeing it served with soup, fries and a side salad - an unexpected bonus which changed a sandwich into a feast. Food quality was...More

Thank Rufus1780
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stumbled across the Alvanley Arms by chance this lunchtime after being disappointed with the choices of hostelry in the nearby town. What a find. We were greeted with warm welcome and when we said we were just looking for a light bite were told...More

Thank J7482RXkevin
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a table for eleven and were put in a little side room which allowed the family to converse ,the food was excellent as was the service no complaints!

Thank Travel719967
alvanley, Manager at The Alvanley Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for taking the time to review us, I am glad you have enjoyed the food and service see you again soon 😊

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife & I visited the Alvanley arms after a shopping trip to Chester this was our third visit and we were not disappointed the food was excellent ‘l had the steak & ale pie and my wife had the battered cod ‘ the service...More

Thank Paulgaryjames
alvanley, Manager at The Alvanley Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for the review Paulgaryjames, Our homemade pies are good 😉👍 I will pass on your thanks to the staff and H&J, see you on your forth visit!

Reviewed 1 week ago

Table for 6 booked last minute. Realy enjoyable meal and great service. Only one waiter (Monday evening) but no delay in ordering and serving meal. Food was delicious and well cooked. Very reasonable bill for 6 (4 adults and 2 children) Will definately visit again

Thank susan s
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped off for quick lunch on our way back from Beeston Castle. The sandwiches were delicious, thick bread, generously filled + french fries, salad and a small bowl of soup. Excellent value for around £8. Service was good too. Sat outside by the lake...More

Thank ramblinsid
alvanley, Manager at The Alvanley Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for the review, if the weather is great there really is no better place to be! Come and try a roast next time, when the fire is on...you'll never want to leave. Thanks again for your kind words and honest feedback

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Been a restaurant manager for a while now and its not often a venue seriously impresses me, but the Alvanley Arms... Food on point, setting is beautiful and lovely professional staff. The back bar and wine list leaves nothing to moan about. The food is...More

Thank katy4-91
alvanley, Manager at The Alvanley Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Well we love to impress👍 I have passed you commendations onto James and Chef, Thank you again for your kind words, look forward to seeing you again, over Christmas maybe?😁

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited on 23rd September after attending a wedding fayre in the area. What a lovely find. Beautiful country pub, clean and tidy. The staff were friendly and attentive. The real ales were a delight for my husband so the car keys were passed to me...More

Thank LornaRuncorn
alvanley, Manager at The Alvanley Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Many Thanks LornaRuncorn for taking the time to review us! Glad you enjoyed the food and your husband ejoyed the beer 😊🍺 We look forward to your next visit!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It was so good last time we visited, I decided to have the roast beef again! I wasn’t disappointed, lovely roast beef, slightly pink, fresh veg & roast potatoes with a lovely Yorkshire pudding. Service good. Friendly, efficient staff. Lovely warm atmosphere. 10/10

1  Thank Alibaba077
alvanley, Manager at The Alvanley Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Many Thanks for the review! Nice to hear that about the Staff, look forward to seeing you on another Sunday! Thanks Again

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Questions & Answers
23 March 2018|
Response from alvanley | Property representative |
Good Evening taster504159, We are dog friendly here, but we only allow our furry friends outside in the garden or on our terrace I'm afraid. Many Thanks
Rosaleen A
31 October 2017|
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Response from alvanley | Property representative |
Hi Rosaleen, Unfortunately we are closed for Christmas Day this year. Apologies for the inconvenience Many thanks Danny Lloyd
7 September 2016|
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Response from Harry C | Property representative |
Hi William, we do indeed have rooms.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$33
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, 有泊車位, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, View, Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Forest Road | Cotebrook, Tarporley CW6 9DS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cheshire  >  Tarporley
  • Phone Number: +44 1829 760200
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