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The Horseshoe Inn

$$ - $$$, British,
Fence Lane | Astbury, Congleton CW12 3NL, England
+44 1260 272205
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good23%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“steak pie” (5 reviews)
“mixed grill” (4 reviews)
“salad” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Fence Lane | Astbury, Congleton CW12 3NL, England
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1 - 10 of 73 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visit this pub about once every few weeks, always welcoming, Great Food, Good banter with Landlord and staff

Thank Peter B
Reviewed 20 September 2017 via mobile

Very good food and a favorite of ours. Always a very good atmosphere here,with some well spoken locals who are very welcoming. The children love playing in the outside playing area. And we all love the food and welcoming service.

Thank Steven G
Management response:Responded 25 September 2017

Thank you for your review i am really pleased you and your children enjoy coming to us and we hope to see you again soon. Mary

Reviewed 3 September 2017

Wow, what a hidden gem. Atmosphere, food, staff, all 5* . I can thoroughly recommend this beautiful Inn

Thank Jane P
Management response:Responded 25 September 2017

Thank you for your review I'm happy that everything was 5* for you, we hope to see you again soon. Mary

Reviewed 2 September 2017

A surprise birthday lunch was booked at the horseshoe last week. We were met with a lovely welcome and shown to our seats. When our food arrived it was delicious. From the loveliest battered fish to a first class mixed grill, finished with the most...More

Thank DawnBours
Management response:Responded 25 September 2017

Thank you for your review, I'm glad you enjoyed you birthday celebration with us and we hope to see you again soon. Mary

Reviewed 1 September 2017

We visited the Horseshoe Inn over the recent bank holiday we were greeted with a warm and friendly smile as always. We called in on speck and sat in the beer garden it was obvious it was very busy, when we ordered they said that...More

1  Thank missmop52
Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

My family and I spent the beautiful bank holiday Monday in the fantastic beer garden at the horseshoe. The children made friends playing in the play area. The food was to die for especially the sweet chilli chicken starter! Staff friendly and helpful even though...More

Thank MissMaximus80
Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

My mum took us to this country pub for her birthday as she had previously been and had enjoyed it. Having looked at the menu beforehand we were looking forward to it, however in reality the experience was not that good. Food is overpriced for...More

1  Thank Janehallyates
Management response:Responded 31 August 2017

Thank you for your review i am sorry if your food was only luke warm and lacking in flavor for your taste, if you had of mentioned it to any member of staff on you visit we would of done everything possible to rectify the...More

Reviewed 30 August 2017

I'll start by saying that I have been on trip advisor for nearly 3 years and never once had to write a bad review. I was born and bred in Mossley, not too far from the Horseshoe by car despite this we had never been...More

Management response:Responded 31 August 2017

I would like to start by saying we serve from 12pm-2pm at lunch time this is the same on bank holiday Monday's regardless, I'm sorry you feel you were turned away at 1:55 but our clocks did say it was after 2pm, when i came...More

Reviewed 27 August 2017

Decided to meet my godmother for a bite to eat , mum made the booking after checking the online menu , looked like lots of meals I would eat , Yummy !!! Ordered our meals and all arrived prompt and hot ,apart from Mums salad...More

1  Thank Poppy S
Management response:Responded 31 August 2017

thank you for you review i am pleased your Mums salad was not hot and that you enjoyed your meals, our gluten free chocolate Brownie is a firm favorite, we hope to see you again soon. Mary

Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

It was really brilliant service, great food. If someone asks me for a place to go to eat a meal I would send them to here. I've had a wonderful time, I'll try to come again.

Thank Andrew M
Management response:Responded 31 August 2017

Thank you for your review i am pleased you had a wonderful time and experience with us we hope to see you again soon

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26 November 2017|
Response from Stephanie D | Reviewed this property |
yes u can use card now I think
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, 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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