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421 Watergate Toll, Bolton BL5 1BU, England (Formerly Watergate Toll)
+44 1204 650955
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Today
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 9:00 am - 10:30 pm
Mon - Sat 9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Reservations
Description: Welcome to the Toby Carvery Watergate Toll. When it comes to roast...
Welcome to the Toby Carvery Watergate Toll. When it comes to roast dinners, we really know our stuff. Every day our chefs lay on a feast of tender, hand-carved meats with all the trimmings – including towering Yorkshire puds, golden roasties with all those lovely little crunchy bits, and plenty of freshly prepared veg, all crowned with proper gravy. So it's no wonder we're Bolton’s favourite carvery restaurant. Drop by and you'll find lots more on offer, including cooked breakfasts and tasty specials.
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  • 24
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Good food poor service

We go here and always think great food, fair price but poor service but at least the first 2 are there. The carvery is tasty and the veg is fresh. Be aware it is also really busy with families over the weekend as you would expect either to wait or be loud.

3 of 5 starsReviewed August 3, 2015
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  • Families with children
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015 NEW

We go here and always think great food, fair price but poor service but at least the first 2 are there. The carvery is tasty and the veg is fresh. Be aware it is also really busy with families over the weekend as you would expect either to wait or be loud.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

Visited on Wednesday 29th July at about 7.30pm. All staff seemed to have a chip on their shoulder but the 'chef' (guy carving the meat) deserves special mention. A lady using a walking stick had asked for a regular carvery but on a larger plate so she could carry it easier. Under no circumstances could he possibly give her a... More 

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Toby Carvery R, Guest Relations Manager at Toby Carvery Watergate Toll, responded to this review

We’re really sorry you experienced poor service you received when you visited. We thank you for your feedback and we’ll make sure the team sees your comments. More 

Burnley, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

I visited this carvery with two friends for lunch, having been there on numerous occasions. We arrived at 11.45 so were first in the queue to be served at 12 noon. Although the other meats looked fine the turkey had obviously been left over from the night before. One side of the bird had been used, the other unused side... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

There were 6 of us, including 2 children under 3. Despite my 2 year olds best efforts to be a right pain in the bum, we had a nice time. Initially the front of house last advised us it would be at least 25 minutes and to take a seat in the bar. Of which there were none, and the... More 

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Bolton, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Went for dinner with my children( 3.00pm 22/7/15) and was served by a very a rude woman whose name was Michelle. I know this because that was on her name tag. She was working behind the bar at the time and when we walked in she came over and abruptly asked me how many? She then led us to a... More 

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Toby Carvery R, Guest Relations Manager at Toby Carvery Watergate Toll, responded to this review

We’re really sorry you didn’t enjoy your visit. We’d like to apologise for the poor service and thank you for giving us your feedback, which we’ll pass on to the team. More 

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20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Staff didn't seem interested. Overpriced lukewarm Latte. Asked for serviette and got a "ERM" and then the waitress had to go and find some - so obviously none had been put out for us to use! Some of the food was hot but there wasn't much choice - the 2 stars was for the taste of the food and nothing... More 

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Toby Carvery R, Guest Relations Manager at Toby Carvery Watergate Toll, responded to this review

Thanks for your review. We’re really sorry to hear you had a poor experience when you visited. Your feedback is really important to us and we’ll make sure the team sees your comments. More 

Manchester, United Kingdom
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609 reviews
312 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 294 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

The type of Beef has changed and it's now very fatty.The Gammon was also full of fat. Pork and Turkey excellent. Very hot restaurant .Not pleasant to sit there in the heat. Outside seating very noisy from Motorway.

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Toby Carvery R, Guest Relations Manager at Toby Carvery Watergate Toll, responded to this review

We’re really grateful for your comments, thanks for taking the time to leave a review. More 

Crawley, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

Called in for Dinner. Service and food really good. Only odd thing was the fact that none of the pots of tea came with a lid. Apparently, they keep being stolen!

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Scunthorpe, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

Came here with lots of friends, wasn't waiting long to be led to table and served at the carvery, But!!! Please guys you need to invest in a fly catcher.. Whilst we was stood waiting for service at carvery I counted almost 30 yes!! 30 flies... Kind of off putting for wanting to eat there...

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Toby Carvery R, Guest Relations Manager at Toby Carvery Watergate Toll, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to leave a review. We really appreciate getting feedback from our guests as it means we can keep improving. More 

Chorley, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

Visited here on Sunday 14 June at 09:45 for the 'all you can eat' breakfast buffet. We are a family of 5, 2 adults and 3 under 10's. The website states £3.99 for adults, £2.99 for under 10's. Upon arrival and paying we were told that there was no such offer for £2.99 and had to pay the £3.99 for... More 

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Additional Information about Toby Carvery Watergate Toll

Address: 421 Watergate Toll, Bolton BL5 1BU, England (Formerly Watergate Toll)
Phone Number: +44 1204 650955
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater Manchester  >  Bolton
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 10:30 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 9 - 19
Cuisine: Seafood, British, Pub

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 421 Watergate Toll, Bolton BL5 1BU, England (Formerly Watergate Toll)
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater Manchester  >  Bolton
  • Phone Number: +44 1204 650955

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 9 - 19
  • Cuisine: Seafood, British, Pub

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children

Description

Welcome to the Toby Carvery Watergate Toll. When it comes to roast dinners, we really know our stuff. Every day our chefs lay on a feast of tender, hand-carved meats with all the trimmings – including towering Yorkshire puds, golden roasties with all those lovely little crunchy bits, and plenty of freshly prepared veg, all crowned with proper gravy. So it's no wonder we're Bolton’s favourite carvery restaurant. Drop by and you'll find lots more on offer, including cooked breakfasts and tasty specials.
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 10:30 pm
Monday
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
9:00 am - 11:00 pm

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