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The Clarence

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Chew Valley Road | Greenfield, Saddleworth, Oldham OL3 7DD, England
+44 1457 872319
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Bolton, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed yesterday NEW

We went for a walk around Dovestones Res and looked for a pub which would do food and allow dogs, we found the Clarence. Service was terrible, the pub was basically empty apart from a few locals, we were the only group (6). It took 15 minutes to get our first drinks, seriously. Although I acknowledge that it is a... More 

Thank Christian T
Manchester, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Traditional pub which serves excellent food and good beer. The staff are very friendly and helpful. We visited mid week with our dog after walking in Saddleworth all three of us where made very welcome, I had the rag pudding with proper chips and my husband the home made liver bacon and onions both meals where very good and excellent... More 

Thank kearnsk
Manchester, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Arrived on a sunny late Saturday afternoon. The place was pretty empty so getting seated was easy. Within a few minutes of getting a table friendly waiting staff brought menus over and our drinks order taken. Tea was great and coffee was good although the coffee should have been hotter. We proceeded ordered garlic bread, fish and chips, Empire State... More 

1 Thank Mike B
Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food was lovely but it was £85 for 2 starters, 4 mains and drinks, couldn't believe it when we got the bill. Wont be going back

Thank vicki a
Peterborough, United Kingdom
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95 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

isn't it funny what you might expect when you see a name like 'The Clarence'? We thought it would be smart/casual dining with area for the doggit. On arrival there was a group of people outside who put me off a bit...then the entrance into the bar is scruffy...desperately needs some updating or just refreshing the paint scuffs. Fairly pleasant... More 

Thank KWils1
melvinol, Owner at The Clarence, responded to this review

Hi. Thank you for your review. We are in the process of redecorating in that area. I hope that you will return and giveus the benefit of your view on the result. Mel More 

Dukinfield, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went here on a Saturday lunch time we have been before and the place is always quite busy but today it was fairly quiet no one outside and only about 8 people inside we ordered our food and it took nearly 2 hours for the meal and for half of that we were the only people in but as... More 

Thank Jonorobbo
Leek, United Kingdom
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82 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We are a walking group who have spent money here before but never again. The place is uninviting and the service slow due to too few staff. If you get the opportunity of visiting this place ,,,,,,,walk away!

Thank AMAZO1949
melvinol, Owner at The Clarence, responded to this review

In the words of Matt Monro. "Walk on" More 

Ashbourne, United Kingdom
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263 reviews
144 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

After 4 mile walk around Doveholes Reservoir, we stopped for lunch. There was a good range of dishes, reasonably priced and very nicely cooked. Good range of beers on the bar too.

Thank SunshineRob
East Yorkshire
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15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

This review is a difficult one to write. The food wasn't that great and the place really needs some TLC. But, the staff were great, really friendly and service was prompt. The real stand out though was the price. £14 for 3 courses is incredible value. So I would say the Clarence is worth a visit just to make up... More 

Thank last_gunslinger2010
1 review
Reviewed 28 March 2017 via mobile

Warm and friendly welcome, food was excellent, dog friendly, definitely be paying another visit highly recommended

Thank Steve B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$26
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Chew Valley Road | Greenfield, Saddleworth, Oldham OL3 7DD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater Manchester  >  Oldham
  • Phone Number: +44 1457 872319
The Clarence is located in Greenfield, Saddleworth, Not very far away from Dovestones. Its an ideal location to come and enjoy a nice Cask ale pint and some home cooked food after a long walk or if you just want to come to a place with a warm and welcoming atmosphere, good beer selection and home cooked food. We have recently changed Management and would like to welcome customers new and old to come back to The Clarence.

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