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Ye Olde Fighting Cocks

$$ - $$$
Bar, British, Pub
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The Promenade, Arnside LA5 0HD, England
+44 1524 761203
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Cheshire, England
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 22, 2016 via mobile

Great range of the Thwaites Ales plus sone local brews as well. The Fighting Cocks Pale Ale is def worth a try. Not tried the food yet (young dogs) but looks really good and the menu, while basic, provides a great selection of favourites. BTW dogs are made very welcome INSIDE, therefore a great alternative to other places. Hosts Tony... More 

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Thank Madyaker
Prestwich
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 7, 2016 via mobile

On our visit we wasn't made to feel welcome at all . The MAN behind the desk pointed to our accommodation and said excuse me for not showing you to your room just that I'm busy but if any problems get back to me ...not a good start to a weekend break we thought. The room was nice though decorated... More 

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manchester
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80 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 31, 2016 via mobile

Visited late Saturday afternoon, great atmosphere with families dogs and football supporters. The barmaid was lovely and very welcoming. We ordered 4 steaks with all the trimmings. The steak was very nice but disappointed with the chips. Frozen chips! What makes a perfect steak is good fat home made chips. The boys had sticky toffee pudding which was lovely. The... More 

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Chorley, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 21, 2016

Visited Ye Old Fighting Cocks 20th Oct with my wife, daughter and her partner with our dog, which was acceptable in the bar area, for an evening meal. We were made to feel welcome and not pressurised at all to order. The menu was quite extensive and the meals were absolutely excellent both quality and quantity wise. We all felt... More 

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Newton Abbot, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 14, 2016 via mobile

Called in after a walk. Staff gave a warm welcome, good service and good quality food and drink. Couldn't fault it!

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 8, 2016 via mobile

As hoc visit after a day out, the location itself is excellent but that's were it stops. Customer Service is as poor as it gets, will visit the other options from now on ... and we weren't the only disappointed ones either

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Heysham, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 7, 2016 via mobile

Very disappointed that breakfast wasn't included considering the price.but having said that it was a good breakfast..

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Carnforth, United Kingdom
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85 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 22, 2016

We booked a meal here as the menu on the internet showed 3 vegetarian main course options. When I booked a few days beforehand I mentioned that we were vegetarians. When we arrived there was only 1 vegetarian main course on the menu which contained an ingredient I am unable eat. However, the manageress was very obliging and adjusted the... More 

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dartford
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016

We looked at the menu and could of been in any pub/ restaurant in the country they are really all becoming very similar in the offering. I can say that what we had to eat satisfied all of us without being exciting or spectacular, it is functional food at an affordable price.

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Lancashire
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016

I had the misfortune to dine at this establishment and I have to say the standard and quality of the food was very poor and the owner/managers attitude when a complaint was made was nothing short of intimidating. The meal I chose was a 10" meat feast pizza ,what actually arrived was half a 10" pizza that was obviously a... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub
Meals
Breakfast, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Parking Available, Free Wifi
Good for
Families with children, Scenic view, Dining on a budget, Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Promenade, Arnside LA5 0HD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Arnside
  • Phone Number: +44 1524 761203

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