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Holts Arms

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18 Crank Rd | Billinge, Wigan WN5 7DT, England
+44 01695 628 006
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Good for:
Outdoor seating

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Visitor rating
  • 72
    Excellent
  • 21
    Very good
  • 6
    Average
  • 6
    Poor
  • 9
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
How do you run out of hand cut chips?

Visited last night and gotta say we won't be going back. Place was cold with one open fire lit that seemed to send it's heat up the chimney rather that out into the room. Ordered Fish and Chips with hand cut chips, arrives with tasteless cheap fries. Sorry we've run out of hand cut chips... read more

1 of 5 starsReviewed January 22, 2015
Stewart C
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Wigan
Good for:
  • Outdoor seating
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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114 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Wigan
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4 reviews 4 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

Visited last night and gotta say we won't be going back. Place was cold with one open fire lit that seemed to send it's heat up the chimney rather that out into the room. Ordered Fish and Chips with hand cut chips, arrives with tasteless cheap fries. Sorry we've run out of hand cut chips... erm do you mean potatoes?... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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71 reviews 71 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
664 helpful votes 664 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

Stopped of at the holt arms for Sunday lunch,another great meal in a lovely cosey pub environment.Well worth a visit and is only round the corner from were we live.Will definitely visit again.I would say this pub is now on par with the Robin Hood.

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2 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

We had called in early October just for a drink and the pub seemed so appealing, with a couple of real fires roaring. The reviews seemed good so we booked in for a meal. On a cold December night we were surprised the fires were not lit. It was decidedly cold in there. We ordered and the starters and main... More 

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Leeds
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014 via mobile

Had a lovely time here 5 peel had a meal, had no problems booking the meal and table was ready for us on our arrival. Food was lovely and we'll worth the value. The pub is old but decor well done. Can't wait till we go back.

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

I was staying nearby in a hotel that allowed dogs, but only in your room. I came to Holts Arms (known as The Foot locally) for a bite to eat and a pint, with my small well-behaved dog. We had a lovely welcome, I ate chilli con carne with extra chilli (excellent) and had a great pint. This was a... More 

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Wigan, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

Regular visitor here as its local but it's always avery good meal and they have some decent deals on too, especially fishy Friday and dirty burger Thursday !

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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31 reviews 31 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

a nice meal at reasonable prices. not very much atmosphere though. they have theme nights like curry night steak night and pie night as well as the old faithful fish and chip night on fridays

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St Helens, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Beautiful food, lovely atmosphere and a gorgeous outside seating area. A little bit pricey but the food is well worth it.

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

We went for a meal on Friday night and all I can say it was first class food you could tell it was homemade and cooked to order very fresh and tasty. The service was top notch very friendly staff and very attentive to us being it was so busy in there. So thank you very much and we will... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

Excellent homemade pub food with friendly staff. It also has an amazing beer garden and its family friendly. Eat here all the time.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 18 Crank Rd | Billinge, Wigan WN5 7DT, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater Manchester  >  Wigan
  • Phone Number: +44 01695 628 006

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 8 - 39
  • Cuisine: Mediterranean, British, Healthy, Pub

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Outdoor seating

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