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The Horseshoe Inn

$$ - $$$
Bar, British, Pub
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Fence Lane | Astbury, Congleton CW12 3NL, England
+44 1260 272205
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Biddulph, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Home cooking at its best...the landlady does a lot of it! Landlord and landlady are really welcoming ...a meal here by the roaring fire can't be beaten-but whatever you do book!!

Thank PMolloy1954
Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We called in at random on a Monday night. It was a good choice!. Nice welcome, lovely home made food, the mixed grill is large and delicious, great portions. 3 courses and we left completely full, so much so my wife couldn't manage all the dessert. Only 1 moan to make, when we returned a couple of weeks later we... More 

Thank Derek S
Newcastle-under-Lyme, United Kingdom
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152 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

Yes! Please be aware that not all satnav's will find this off the beaten track establishment. Our's took us to the middle of nowhere. After a retrace and a reset we were able to locate the pub. The car park is on the opposite side of the road from the pub itself. It is a Robinson's pub and has their... More 

Thank steamermike
Castle Cary, United Kingdom
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49 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016

Walked from our narrowboat (further than we thought!). They were v busy, but fitted us in. Two of us had fish and chips and I had gammon and chips, all of which were delicious and freshly cooked to order. Embarrassingly, my New Zealand brother in law asked the lovely landlady if we could get a lift back to the boat!!!... More 

3 Thank AnnababySomerset
Cheshire, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

We went on Sunday evening after hearing so much good about this pub, we weren't disappointed. A lovely meal, I had the lasagne, salmon and the mixed grill were also ordered, a beautiful meal, very very reasonable and excellent staff. Will definitely go again.

2 Thank 1974kerry
Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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131 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2016 via mobile

Didn't know where this pub was, got lost a couple of times on way. Car park is a good size just across the road. Decor is in keeping with the age of the building. Difficult to get to the bar as people sitting on stools or standing round the bar talking didnt want to move to let anyone in. House... More 

1 Thank Uglybird3613
Stockport, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2016

Loved the food and atmosphere This was our first visit hope it won't be the last we were taken there by two lovely friends /restaurant

1 Thank may h
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20 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

We have been a few times for Sunday lunch which is delicious. Always busy and always good. We haven't tried other meals yet but we intend to do so. The staff are very cheerful and it is still in tradition with a traditional pub which is good. Will try soon on an evening.

2 Thank Helen B
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

Lovely little pub. Fantastic home cooked food. Steak pie, hot steak bap and homemade cherry cheesecake to die for. Not cheap but the food is lovely, never had a bad meal. Staff and owners very friendly.

1 Thank Bizzie1971
Sandbach, United Kingdom
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75 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 June 2016

I visited the horseshoe with a friend and my daughter,we were very impressed with the quality of the food and the size of the portions ,very good value for money

1 Thank 32jenny

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Bar, British, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Fence Lane | Astbury, Congleton CW12 3NL, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cheshire  >  Congleton
  • Phone Number: +44 1260 272205

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?