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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)
“ham hock” (13 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 PM - 11:00 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 today

Stunning setting - Great food - and Excellent friendly waitress service (Nicole gets a mention here!) Go for lunch or dinner - you won't be disappointed as everything on the meu looked great but I can vouch for the pies, the sausages and the burgers...More

Thank Phil P
Reviewed 2 days ago

First visit, heard good things about the pub. Very disappointing. Service was really poor, my meal gammon, was OK, but not the best I've ever had. Friend ordered halloumi Mushroom stack. She's had it before but came covered in thick batter. When she complained, the...More

2  Thank Jane C
alvanley, Owner at The Alvanley Arms, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Dear Jane Thank you for your comments, however i have already answered your friends comments which is just below this one. The Mushroom & Halloumi stack is served exactly as described on the menu and it is one of our popular dishes and we never...More

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Visited on a Monday afternoon- very friendly, attentive staff. Duck confit and parfait starters were delicious and generously portioned. Fillet steak and chicken roulade mains were perfect. The prices reflect the quality but we are happy to pay for such delicious food. Will definitely come...More

1  Thank manfie6
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

First visit here, absolute loved the food, me and partner both ordered Sunday roasts, the presentation was lovely, and food tasted lovely aswell, lovely glaze on the veg, there's is real effort put Into the food here, we also ordered desert aswell which was also...More

1  Thank Natalie C
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

It’s a nice place with a nice setting but was disappointed after reading good reviews on here. I ordered the halloumi mushroom stack but when it arrived it was more like deep fried stack! Piled high with burnt brioche bun, onion rings and deep fried...More

1  Thank Helen117
alvanley, Manager at The Alvanley Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Dear Helen Thank you for your comments, I am a little confused how come the review that preceded yours says "SO GOOD" and you have said "NOT GOOD" how can we be so different!!! I give up trying to please all the people all of...More

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

With my wife, her mum and our Grandsons,we popped in for lunch whilst visiting the shire horse centre. Food excellent Service excellent Price very good Now looking forward to finding a reason/excuse, to revisit when we are visiting family in Chester

Thank Smudger160
alvanley, Manager at The Alvanley Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Dear Smudger160 Thank you for your comments we really appreciate them. See you again soon. Regards Harry

Reviewed 1 week ago

Although we live not far from the Alvanley Arms we have never been there before. My wife's brother and his wife, who live a fair distance from us came with us. The serving staff were great and the food for all four of us was...More

Thank DAVIDJ96
alvanley, Manager at The Alvanley Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Dear DAVIDJ96 Thank you for your lovely comments. See you again soon. Regards Harry

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A friend of mine recommend the Alvanley to me and I decided to visit one day, since then I’ve visited multiple times! The food is absolutely amazing, I agree with some of the other reviews that it does take quite some time for the food...More

Thank Chloe M
alvanley, Manager at The Alvanley Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Dear Chloe M Thank you for your comments, we are so glad you like our food. I agree that on very busy times things can slow down a bit due to the amount of customers and also the fact that all our is freshly cooked...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Family of 3 - ordered and was very disappointed. So food, mixed roast - OK at best, for the price I paid for a roast dinner I expected it to be cooked. The veg, not cooked and rock hard, Yorkshire pudding cold and hard, obviously...More

Thank Q6284ZTrichard
alvanley, Manager at The Alvanley Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your comments!!! Lets start from the beginning shall we Regarding the vegetables being hard we prefer the word al dente as most people don't like soggy vegetables you maybe be aware we cook all our veg that way if you had told...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Popped in here today for the first time. What lovely staff they have and very friendly and excellent service. When the food arrived it was well presented and delicious and the prices are good aswell. Defenately got a top chef here and wanted to try...More

Thank Caroline W
alvanley, Owner at The Alvanley Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Caroline W Thank you so much for your nice comments, its good to know your thoughts and I will pass them onto the staff and our Chefs. Thank You

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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$6 - US$32
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
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Groups, View, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Romantic
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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