RestaurantsCheshireAldfordCH3

survey result

Summary

£51
   ££
3
Good
3
Good
4
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

This “brilliant and well-run country pub” owes its grandeur to being ultimately owned by the Duke of Westminster (it’s near the back gate of his Cheshire estate), and was the first to be run by the now ubiquitous Brunning & Price. “Although part of a chain, it doesn’t come across as one. There’s an extensive menu which changes frequently, and a great selection of real ales”.

Summary

£42
    £
3
Good
4
Very Good
4
Very Good
* 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”.

Summary

£42
    £
3
Good
4
Very Good
4
Very Good
* 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”.

Summary

£43
    £
3
Good
4
Very Good
4
Very Good
* 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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Restaurant details

Highchair,Menu,Portions
Yes
14
No dress code
160

Prices

Traditional European menu

Starter Main Veggies Pudding
£7.00 £15.00 £4.00 £7.00
Drinks  
Wine per bottle £18.95
Filter Coffee £2.95
Extras  
Service 12.50%
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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