We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.

Holts Arms

Certificate of Excellence
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
18 Crank Road | Billinge, Wigan WN5 7DT, England
+44 1695 628006
Website
Sunday
Closed
Hours:
Tue - Sun 12:00 - 23:00
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

223 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
Showing 223: English reviews
St Helens, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

To be fair the food we got was great , however two roast potatoes on a Sunday roast and no Yorkshire pudding ? Come on!! . Then couple next to us get a roast with a Yorkshire on ? Room for improvement to be fair

Helpful?
Thank paul h
Wigan, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
73 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Another brilliant meal at Holts Arms. Just gets better and better. We had family visiting from The Midlands and when they come to Billinge, they always ask "Can we go to the Holts Arms?" Everyone amazed with the meal the other night. Brilliant food, beer and staff. Cannot be beaten.

Helpful?
3 Thank FrankandJules
Level Contributor
8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

Another superb meal at the foot! We met family here for a meal because to be honest we won't go anywhere else. The fire was roaring and the gin was flowing freely. ( this is the place to be for gin lovers!) Every single one of us cleaned our plates completely, whether it was the fish and chips or the... More 

Helpful?
3 Thank Joanne L
Wigan, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
67 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2017

Great food with friendly staff, pub is full of character and prices are reasonable too. bowling green at the back and a big beer garden.

Helpful?
1 Thank I_Spencer_9
Birmingham, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
28 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 January 2017

For a 'something special' meal out this would be a good choice. The menu is interesting and the survive is pleasant.

Helpful?
1 Thank Keith P
Wigan, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

We came as a family of four for Sunday dinner. I love the atmosphere in this pub and the staff are friendly and welcoming. The Sunday menu is compact but I think there is just enough choice, I'm a vegetarian and had at least two mains to choose from. The food arrived all in good time with reasonable gap between... More 

Helpful?
Thank Laura S
2 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

Could have lived with the average and dull food because we were so hungry but having to wait the best part of 3/4 of an hour for the food to arrive? Either not enough staff or just badly organised. Not recommended.

Helpful?
Thank Dash C
Wigan, England, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

Went last night for family meal after recommendation and reading reviews but was very disappointed! We ordered garlic bread to start which there were plenty of it however the bread was sodden with butter that when you took a bite the Greece run down your chin and fingers- yuk. 3 of us ordered burgers which came with chunky chips that... More 

Helpful?
Thank Michelle K
Wigan
Level Contributor
6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017

Good for in quick time and a good pub atmosphere. All at reasonable prices too - maybe a little more choice would have made the review excellent rather than very good.....

Helpful?
Thank Adrian S
Level Contributor
4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

My partner and I like a decent walk to justify a good meal and a couple of drinks. We have visited the foot "aka the Holts arms" or vice Versa! twice in a week over Christmas. Which for us is a three mile round trip on foot- to the foot! We found the staff helpful decisive positive and capable. The... More 

Helpful?
Thank Chris W
NWINNS, Owner at Holts Arms, responded to this review

thanks for your kind comments, i'm really glad you enjoyed the old place and the service More 

Travellers who viewed Holts Arms also viewed

Wigan, Greater Manchester
Wigan, Greater Manchester
 
Billinge, Greater Manchester
Wigan, Greater Manchester
 

Been to Holts Arms? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$7 - US$25
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Television
Good for
Groups, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 23:00
Thursday
12:00 - 23:00
Friday
12:00 - 23:00
Saturday
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 18 Crank Road | Billinge, Wigan WN5 7DT, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater Manchester  >  Wigan
  • Phone Number: +44 1695 628006
Description
Fabulous Home cooked food in a 17th century inn with excellent wines and quality cask ales, roaring fires in winter, stunning beer garden in the summer. One of the best little pubs in Lancashire!

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of Holts Arms and other visitors
5 questions
Ask a question
wigan
1 month ago
wigan
4 months ago
Preston, United Kingdom
Liverpool, United Kingdom
over a year ago

See all questions (5)

Questions? Get answers from Holts Arms staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?