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The Woodside

$$ - $$$, British,
501 Ellenbrook Road, Worsley, Salford M28 1ES, England
+44 161 702 7246
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good30%
  • Average17%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible8%
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
501 Ellenbrook Road, Worsley, Salford M28 1ES, England
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Reviewed September 3, 2017 via mobile

I went to The Woodside today with my partner. We went for Sunday lunch but decided to get something from the main menu. My partner had the steak and mushroom pie. I had the sea bass. We waited a long time for the food to...More

Thank ReviewsByClaire
Reviewed September 3, 2017

It's years since I've been to The Woodside and I was very impressed. The atmosphere was warm and welcoming. The layout of the restaurant is such that you can dine in small areas which have a more intimate feel. The service was excellent. We had...More

Thank Christine D
Reviewed September 1, 2017 via mobile

I always wondered what the woodside was like and after my first visit I was impressed, the restraunt was well maintained and clean and the staff were very welcoming and friendly, the food was amazing the only complaint was the service was quite slow between...More

Thank Ian B
Reviewed August 24, 2017 via mobile

They managed to fit us in even though we hadn't booked on a busy Saturday. Food was better than expected. Pleasant helpful staff. Looking at other reviews I think we were lucky cos I'm usually a fussy grumpy git when it comes to eating out.

Thank Fourtoes
Reviewed August 9, 2017 via mobile

This has been one of my locals for many years and I always look forward to visiting however the last few times have been disappointing. The most recent visit possibly being the icing on the cake. This place has the potential to be amazing it...More

Thank montymoo2
Reviewed August 8, 2017 via mobile

I have been to Woodside many times (so it must be half decent, or I'd go elsewhere) for dinner and drinks. The food is pretty much always good and the atmosphere is nice (if a little old). The issue is that it thinks it's a...More

Thank Simon P
General Manager A, Manager at The Woodside, responded to this reviewResponded August 11, 2017

Simon, thank you for leaving us feedback. We are disappointed to hear that your experience was not a positive one.

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Reviewed August 7, 2017 via mobile

This is a great pub with a lovely atmosphere,unfortunately the food isn't great,I had line caught cod chips (about6)and mushy peas(tinned)to be honest I've had much better from the local chippy, my partner had steak and mushroom pie which was dry and grissley Neither of...More

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General Manager A, Manager at The Woodside, responded to this reviewResponded August 11, 2017

Hi there, we regret your most recent visit with us was not up to the standards we strive for.

Reviewed August 7, 2017 via mobile

Called in Mid Sunday afternoon and was disappointed to find one bar staff to serve about 10 people who were waiting at the bar the guy was doing his best to get around to everyone in turn. He eventually got some assistance. There wasn't many...More

Thank Lyndon T
General Manager A, Manager at The Woodside, responded to this reviewResponded August 11, 2017

Lyndon, thank you for bringing this matter to our attention. We regret that you had a negative experience, and will use this as an opportunity to improve.

Reviewed July 27, 2017 via mobile

Oh dear after visiting here last weekend with my girlfriend it was clear from entering that this was not a good choice Understaffed a person in charge that could only huff and puff and not even acknowledge you let alone take your drinks order after...More

Thank tyldesleyboy
Reviewed July 26, 2017 via mobile

I Really need to pay a second visit as I have been told my first experience of this venue is not typical however I found the staff very friendly and happy, some more knowledgeable than others but non the less great at the job, the...More

Thank statesidesignman
General Manager A, Manager at The Woodside, responded to this reviewResponded August 11, 2017

Hi Statesidesignman, we appreciate your honest feedback, as we are always looking for ways to improve.

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Response from Amanda36 | Reviewed this property |
For a good hearty meal , around a tenner!!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Special occasions, Large groups, Bar scene, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 501 Ellenbrook Road, Worsley, Salford M28 1ES, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater Manchester  >  Salford  >  Worsley
  • Phone Number: +44 161 702 7246
The Woodside in Worsley is a country pub & restaurant oozing rural charm and rustic character. Our picturesque surroundings provide the perfect backdrop for savouring the hearty, seasonal pub-food on our menu, and the carefully nurtured cask ales and fine wines gracing our bar.
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