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The Old Trooper

$$ - $$$, ,
Whitchurch Road, Christleton, Chester CH3 6AE, England
+44 1244 335784
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good34%
  • Average16%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible11%
Travellers talk about
“salad” (48 reviews)
“sundae” (14 reviews)
“mixed grill” (7 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 AM - 11:00 PMAll hours
Pub, Bar, Grill, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Whitchurch Road, Christleton, Chester CH3 6AE, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

No longer a harvester and boy does it show. Many staff have changed and they are no longer as warm and friendly as they used to be. Open salad bar is still available but on our visit it was obvious the salad had been out...More

Thank aj s
David S, General Manager at The Old Trooper, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking the time to leave your review. I am very sorry to hear that you were disappointed with your last visit to The Old Trooper. I have just taken over as General Manager, with the main goal of restoring The Old Trooper...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have never made a complaint before or used this website but I was appalled by the service at this establishment. On arrival delay in being greeted and advised that recently taken over by new owners and that they had new menu. However, despite the...More

Thank 143hopefull
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There seem to be some poor reviews on line for this pub/restaurant however we ate there this Saturday and found it to be reasonably good. The staff were helpful and cheery and very attentive and the menu quite good. We just had a wrap for...More

Thank TCT2
Reviewed 1 September 2017

I went for a meal here based on a recommendation from someone who visited when this was a Harvester restaurant. However, it is under new ownership as 'The Ploughman's Table' and it appears they have little experience in the pub business. Pints were around £3.50,...More

1  Thank P W
Reviewed 29 August 2017

We were staying in a nearby Hotel and we thought we would get a reasonable meal for a reasonable price, as we understood it was a Harvester. My Wife has been there when it was a Harvester and recommended it to us. We arrived about...More

1  Thank DavidFrasier
Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

Been here many time when it was a Harvester. Not any more. It been taken over and looks like it's a massive downgrade. Arrived at 7:30 and was tilt there was a 20 minute wait. I went to the bar and felt a little cold...More

2  Thank Phil D
Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

My husband and I decided to go out for Sunday lunch, I always love the Harvester so we came to what we thought was a Harvester but no its changed hands… at this point I should of ran to the hills but we decided to...More

Thank MelB714
Reviewed 17 August 2017

It all started when I phoned up asking if we could book for 4 people at 7:30pm. I was told that there was no need to book, just turn up, there's loads of room. 2 of us arrived early and we we were asked to...More

3  Thank George W
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

What on earth happened here? Called here several times before and it's been ok, on own or as part of the car club on the journey home. This time, the place was half empty, but we waited 25 minutes for a table. The bar was...More

3  Thank BigIan63
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

We were a table of 7, when we ordered the waitress taking the order didn't know what she was doing and couldn't seem to find anything that was on the menu on her tablet! When we got our food one of the mains was completely...More

3  Thank alicecoates26
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$9 - US$20
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
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Open Hours
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Whitchurch Road, Christleton, Chester CH3 6AE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cheshire  >  Chester  >  Christleton
  • Phone Number: +44 1244 335784
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Welcome to The Old Trooper, in Christleton. Here you will find our famous grills and salads; we serve real food fresh, fun and full of flavour. All of our main meals come with fresh, unlimited salad. You can enjoy breakfast, lunch, dinner or order take-away from a family orientated pub restaurant near you.
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