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Shrewsbury Arms

$$ - $$$, British,
Warrington Road | Mickle Trafford, Chester CH2 4EB, England
+44 1244 303262
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good23%
  • Average10%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible10%
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“lamb” (22 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Warrington Road | Mickle Trafford, Chester CH2 4EB, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We had a lovely family Sunday lunch. Used the set menu and had 3 courses. Starters were so tasty. Lovely soup. Then full Sunday roast with choice of 3 meats or all of them for £1.50 extra! Well worth it. Then beautiful sweet to finish...More

Thank ebaybazza
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We visited having been recommended by a friend. Disappointing. The place was almost empty, 5.30pm on a Sunday and it was cold. The restaurant filled up a little and most ate in their coats. The staff didn’t tell us why it was cold but we...More

Thank Saints61
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Decided to give this pub a try passing through on our way home. What a bad decision that was! Car park = Nearly empty, 6 or 7 cars max. Met by a pleasant guy on the bar who showed us to our table and took...More

Thank Dale A
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had our daughter's birthday party here in their Red room function room. service was outstanding, everything was on time, and beautifully prepared. My daughter had a fantastic afternoon and now we go there regularly, Laura and the team did and do a fantastic job,...More

Thank kevandamanda
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Called here tonight for a meal with a friend. Our monthly treat, decided to try this place as we hadn't been for a while. It was very quiet, very few cars in the car park which wasn't a good sign. The gentleman who showed us...More

1  Thank Rdc19
Laura H, Guest Relations Manager at Shrewsbury Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you Rdc19 for taking the time to leave this review, we appreciate all feedback. We are disappointed to hear you didn’t enjoy your food. After discussing this matter with the team working on Monday evening I would like to express our disappointment that you...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

There were 2 young lads running the bar but neither of them seemed to have a clue what was going on. Our drinks took ages to be brought to us and the food was mediocre at best. One of them pulled a face behind another...More

Thank R6096WTchristinep
Laura H, Guest Relations Manager at Shrewsbury Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you R6096WTchristinep for taking the time to leave us a review, we are very dissapointed to hear of this experience, please feel free to contact myself personally to discuss.

Reviewed 11 February 2018 via mobile

Our second visit of the year. This time in between Xmas and New Year-weekday around 2.30pm. Following our previous experience (when we fortunately got our food fairly promptly but the elderly couple who sat down just after us waited over 1 hour for soup!) we...More

Thank Ofteninfrance O
Reviewed 1 February 2018 via mobile

Reserved table on line, on arrival shown to table, nicely set out tables not to close, sirloin steak done exactly how I liked it, good quality food nicely presented, staff attentive and polite. Many thanks

Thank Puffpaul
ShrewsburyArms, Guest Relations Manager at Shrewsbury Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 2 February 2018

Thank you so much for this fantastic review, we are so glad to hear you enjoyed your visit, I will be sure to pass your kind comments over to our team! We hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 18 January 2018

We were invited to the here for Sunday lunch, not my choice as I left a not so complimentary review last summer .So I think it's only fair to redress the balance and give credit where due. Could not fault any of the food at...More

Thank cocinero168
Laura H, Guest Relations Manager at Shrewsbury Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 19 January 2018

Thank you cocinero168 for taking the time to leave us a review, we are glad to hear you gave us another try and enjoyed your visit with us along with the fantastic home cooked food and attentive service we pride ourselves on. We'll make sure...More

Reviewed 11 January 2018

We went for a family meal on a Sunday and the food was great big portions and it's nice to be able to help yourself from out of the dishes and meat platter . Friendly staff and very clean . Will return

Thank LAkifty
ShrewsburyArms, Guest Relations Manager at Shrewsbury Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 12 January 2018

Thank you LAkifty for this lovely review, we are so pleased to hear you enjoyed your visit. We hope to see you again soon!

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Ofteninfrance O
22 February 2018|
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Response from Jessica J | Reviewed this property |
They have answered some ‘poor’ ratings and reviews issued in February I can see. I left a mediocre review in January and a better one in February. Both were responded to politely. I did note however pre visiting that most of... More
17 July 2016|
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Response from TexRickard | Reviewed this property |
Just unlucky, we've always had great service.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
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
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Warrington Road | Mickle Trafford, Chester CH2 4EB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cheshire  >  Chester
  • Phone Number: +44 1244 303262
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Situated in the idyllic Cheshire countryside, The Shrewsbury Arms is a welcoming and family friendly public house.
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