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RestaurantsCheshireAldfordCH3

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* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

The original branch of the now-sprawling Brunning & Price empire – an imposing and very character Victorian pub owned by the Duke of Westminster on the edge of his Cheshire estate. Besides pleasant gardens, it has “everything that you’d want in a country gastro pub: a good menu and wine, great bar stocked with special gins and guest beers, but most of all a fab atmosphere”.

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£43
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* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“Always a real pleasure to visit”, this “busy”, rather fine ducal pub is on the edge of the Duke of Westminster’s Cheshire estate has “lovely gardens” and serves “a decent menu, with something for everyone, and reliably good results”. “It’s easy to understand how the highly successful Brunning & Price chain developed from its beginnings here”.

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£42
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* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

A “comfortable and very characterful” outpost of the Brunning & Price chain in a “large and traditional” ducal pub near one of the gates to the Duke of Westminster’s estates (complete with lovely garden in summer). All reports praise “really good food from a versatile menu to suit all tastes; an impressive selection of wines, cask beers and spirits; and friendly service”.

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£41
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* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“Although part of a rapidly growing chain” (Brunning & Price), this “friendly” and “old-fashioned” pub, nestled “at the gates of the Duke of Westminster’s estate”, continues to serve “great food” in “very characterful surroundings”; big garden, too.

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Restaurant details

Highchair, Portions
Yes
14
144

Prices

Traditional European menu

Starter Main Pudding
£6.75 £13.95 £6.25
Drinks  
Wine per bottle £18.45
Filter Coffee £2.85
Extras  
Service 10.00%
Chester Rd, Aldford, CH3 6HJ
Opening hours
Monday12 pm‑9:30 pm
Tuesday12 pm‑9:30 pm
Wednesday12 pm‑9:30 pm
Thursday12 pm‑9:30 pm
Friday12 pm‑9:30 pm
Saturday12 pm‑9:30 pm
Sunday12 pm‑9 pm

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