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The Holly Bush Inn

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Little Leigh, Northwich, England
+44 1606 853196
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Stockport, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I have visited The Holly Bush on numerous occasions and have chosen a different meal each time. They always have a specials menu and indicate on the menu meals that are gluten free. It is a good priced pub lunch and they offer a choice of 2 Sunday roasts with trimmings. The portion sizes are good and I will return... More 

Thank ajenyon
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27 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Reasonably appointed rooms and breakfast. It's set in the countryside so it's not within walking distance to anything but this is not a problem if you have a car and there is a pub on site if you need a drink.

Thank Simon L
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We loved our stay here, it was clean, friendly and extremely reasonable priced. The rooms are spacious and clean with good facilities. The breakfast is extremely good as was the evening meals we had. This certainly is a gem and we will return there and strongly recommend it.

Thank Helen F
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited with another couple for an evening meal. Booked in advance, but there was no need as the place was empty. The service was great, but then it should be if there's no-one else to attend to. The food was underwhelming and ordinary. I knew from the size and variation offered on the menu, plus the specials, that it would... More 

Thank Elaine B
North Wales, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2017

we have visited this restaurant many times before, but our last visit will be just that. Our last. Food was shocking not the usual home cooked menu and service was not with a smile. Surprisingly we wont be going again. I dont know if there have been some changes but the quality has definately gone downhill.

Thank samandfamily2016
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

We stayed for two nights, rooms very comfy and warm, breakfast was great. Friendly atmosphere created by staff and locals, thank you Martin, you couldn't do enough for us to make our stay so comfortable...enjoyed the real ale and real fire in the tap room! We will definitely visit again.

Thank Domioo
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017

Our group consisted of 3 adults and one child, 9 years old. We booked a few days in advance and luckily enough they had one table left for us on the date required. The service was second to none, very helpful and friendly staff who were never far away to re-order drinks etc. Our food order was taken and starters... More 

Thank Mikeandersonuk40
Cheshire, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

Visiting the Holly Bush is always a good experience. Food is good (good vegetarian range) and the service friendly and efficient. Staff treat you like a personal friend and do everything to make your visit enjoyable. Long may it continue.

Thank MyraMcD
Manchester, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017

We have stayed here B and B 4 times now. The rooms are spacious, clean and welcoming, the accommodation comprises of several rooms. Room 14 is a separate to the main block which was developed from stables. Room 14 has both a double bed, single bed and wet room, freeview tv, access to wi-fi, plentiful tea / coffee making facilities,... More 

Thank caroled-thorpe27
Runcorn, United Kingdom
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267 reviews
134 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 114 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

Went sunday18th for very late dinner with friends. Good menu still, good beers and wines available, plus sunday roast still on the menu. 4 sunday meals enjoyed by Mrs B and 3 friends while i had chicken&bacon in bbq sauce. All very deliciuos but bbq sauce should be served seperatly and my meats was smothered in it killing the flavour... More 

Thank Al B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$6 - US$23
Bar, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Little Leigh, Northwich, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cheshire  >  Northwich
  • Phone Number: +44 1606 853196
The Holly Bush Inn is one of the oldest pubs in the country dating back to the 16th Century. The Inn and Barns Accommodation are situated in the Bartington Green Conservation area. The area covers only 2.04 hectares and is the smallest conservation area in the Vale Royal Borough. There is a Grade II listing on the barn and pub, which was previously a working farm. The Holly Bush is a privately owned public house since 1993. The pub has recently been refurbished to restore the traditional thatch roof, provide a larger restaurant area and to convert the barns into 14 luxurious en-suite non-smoking bedrooms, now with FREE unlimited Wi-Fi internet connection.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?