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Anderton Marina | Anderton, Northwich, England
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Description: Restaurant on Trent & Mersey canal at Anderton marina, nr Anderton Boat...
Restaurant on Trent & Mersey canal at Anderton marina, nr Anderton Boat Lift, Northwich, Cheshire.
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  • 14
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  • 7
    Very good
  • 4
    Average
  • 2
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  • 2
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Sunday lunch at The Moorings

This restaurant is very near to where we live and yet we don't go often enough! The hosts, Jackie and Jimmy are excellent chefs and you always, always receive a lovely welcome. We decided to go for Sunday lunch to celebrate my husband's birthday. Yet again, we were not disappointed. It was warm... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed December 9, 2014
mamaditch
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Cheshire, United Kingdom
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English first
Cheshire, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

This restaurant is very near to where we live and yet we don't go often enough! The hosts, Jackie and Jimmy are excellent chefs and you always, always receive a lovely welcome. We decided to go for Sunday lunch to celebrate my husband's birthday. Yet again, we were not disappointed. It was warm and cosy inside and the Xmas decorations... More 

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Bolton, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
50 reviews 50 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

My husband and I decided to stop here for some food. I had a jacket potato with butter and salad my husband had chicken and leek soup and we shared some garlic bread. My husband enjoyed his soup and got it in a nice decorative bowl. I enjoyed my jacket potato and it was cooked very well and tasted delicious.... More 

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York, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

We had hired a boat from the adjoining marina and after a weeks cruising had arrived back on the canal by the marina by lunch time the day before our final day. So it was convenient to have a light lunch in the Moorings. Our waitress was so friendly and our meal so enjoyable that we decided to go back... More 

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Manchester, England, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

After reading some reviews I was a little apprehensive when arriving for Sunday Lunch with my husband and friend. It turned out to be one of the nicest lunches we've had. We were all impressed by not only the quality of the food but the service too. It was our first visit but it won't be our last.

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Northwich, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

We visited for my mum's 81's birthday and although the food was quite good (apart from frozen chips which were I must say better than the average frozen chip) we all commented on the waiter appearing unapproachable and grumpy. We were quite scared of asking him questions about the menu! There were comments about him getting out of the wrong... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

Visited the moorings for family lunch following returning to Anderton marina from holiday. What an odd place, not sure if it's a cafe, restaurant, bistro?The menu goes from basic cafe food to fine dining?The decor again is between a cafe and restaurant. Must say there needs an injection of atmosphere that is not being created by the manager/owner.The food was... More 

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Northwich, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

I recently enjoyed a midweek lunch here with friends. There was a range of food on offer including a set price lunch for £10.75 as well as a snack menu. Living less than 2 miles away from this restaurant it has been a regular destination for many years, especially for morning coffee/afternoon tea. Jim and Jackie have never disappointed us... More 

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England
Top Contributor
103 reviews 103 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

We had two lunches here recently, using the outside seating area as we had a small dog with us. On our first visit we had hot sandwiches, which were very nice indeed. We made a point of coming back for a second meal the next day, again in the garden overlooking the marina. This time we opted for a two... More 

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Chester, United Kingdom
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32 reviews 32 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

Have been here with friends several times. The best thing is the friendly service. Food average but nicely presented. Surroundings dated.

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northwich
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29 reviews 29 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Again, no complaints. The food is freshly prepared, beautifully presented, the service quiet and friendly. Having discovered this restaurant only recently, we keep returning and are never disappointed. Yes, it's quiet but that's the beauty of it. Well recommended.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Anderton Marina | Anderton, Northwich, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cheshire  >  Northwich

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: British

Description

Restaurant on Trent & Mersey canal at Anderton marina, nr Anderton Boat Lift, Northwich, Cheshire.

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