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Robin Hood Inn, Rainow

Church Lane | Rainow, Macclesfield SK10 5XE, England
441625574060
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Ranked #66 of 142 restaurants in Macclesfield
Cuisines: English
Dining options: Reservations
Description: Postcode SK10 5XE
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Dining options: Reservations
Description: Postcode SK10 5XE
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English first
Bridlington, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

Whilst staying three nights in the attached accommodation we took the chance to sample the food in this village pub. One visit a few years previous proved a disaster but as the pub had, yet again changed management we decided to give it a try and boy are we glad we did. The food was cooked and presented to a... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

Superb meal, the best meal I have had in a pub by far and it exceeded the quality of many restaurants. The Steak was cooked to perfection and the presentation and quality of the chips, mushroom, tomatoes that accompanied it was breathtaking. Staff were friendly and very helpful, accommodating my dog in the bar area. Dessert was just as good.... More

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Derby, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

Sat outside overlooking the car park which wasn't great. Pleased we hadn't decided to eat as by the time the bar staff had walked across the car park to where the picnic tables were I think the food would have been cold.

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Newtown, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

Just returned from a great stay over two nights at The Robin Hood,Rainow.The accommodation,food and hospitality were top class.The two of us together with our friends were made to feel very welcome.We will definitely return as the location also provides a great base to explore the Macclesfield and Peak District bstunning countyside. Andy and Barbara Newtown, Mid-Wales

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Macclesfield, United Kingdom
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

I bought visiting family here for Sunday lunch and was disappointed with a number of things. The bar staff were useless, one was hungover and this was obvious. Manners non existent, was ignored whilst waiting for a drink. The Sunday lunches we ordered were the last available apparently - and a limited choice of two things on the menu was... More

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Phil M, Owner at Robin Hood Inn, Rainow, responded to this review

Thank you for your candid and very detailed review of the Robin Hood after your visit on Sunday. Such a lengthy review deserves a detailed response and I hope that I can match your detail. First of all I will deal with the staff review. James was working under the effects of a cold NOT, as you suggest, a hangover.... More

Macclesfield, United Kingdom
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19 reviews 19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014

Had the pie which was excellent but the experience was spoiled by groups of unfriendly locals stood chatting at the bar who completely blocked access to the bar. Although I was stood behind them clearly wanting to get to the bar to be served they refused to move. Eventually, I had to barge my way through them but, as a... More

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Northwich, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

We called in for some dinner on our way home. The pub was quiet and we dissapointed to have to wait an hour for our food. There was only one other couple eating. The homemade pie and chips was great the veg was cold only got 6 carrots and about 10 peas. The pub looked dis organised there was salt... More

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Merseyside, England
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2014 via mobile

Pleasant pub with a warm atmosphere. Good banter, and a brilliant selection of local and foreign beers. Screens with Live Sports, and a pool table. All this yet still remains classy and serves decent cuisine, I like it.

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014 via mobile

Had a disappointing experience when I stopped with my other half. Dirty plates and glasses on tables were no one was sitting, tables swimming in beer aswell as the bar! Bar and waiting staff stood talking to their friends when clearly the tables/pub needed attention. Sat outside in the end and to be honest wasn't much better. Bollington has nicer... More

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Phil M, Owner at Robin Hood Inn, Rainow, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, and I note that this is your second visit where you were not happy with your visit, the previous one being in February 2013 when the pub was under different ownership. I am very sorry to note that once again you have been disappointed with your visit and would be interested to know what day... More

Ashbourne, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014

We chose to meet up with my family here as a halfway point on he Saturday before Mother's Day. We were a party of 8 and made to feel very welcome. The pub was really busy when we arrived and they were short staffed due to illness. The landlord took the time to explain this but was prioritising our food... More

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Phil M, Owner at Robin Hood Inn, Rainow, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your very kind comments. We are all very pleased that you enjoyed your visit to the Robin and that all went well. It was a real pleasure to welcome you and your lovely family and I didn't want you two mums to miss out on our little mothers day 'thank you' gifts simply because you... More

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