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The Strawbury Duck

$$ - $$$, British,
Overshores Road | Turton, Bolton BL7 0LU, England
+44 1204 852013
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good27%
  • Average15%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible10%
Travelers talk about
“duck” (64 reviews)
“steak” (35 reviews)
“black pudding” (11 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 am - 10:00 pmAll hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Overshores Road | Turton, Bolton BL7 0LU, England
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11 - 20 of 777 reviews

Reviewed August 13, 2017 via mobile

The Strawbury Duck has been a pub/restaurant for as long as I can remember and is in a stunning location. It is a popular pub for walkers/dog walkers and is always busy so I don't understand why it looks so shabby and is in need...More

1  Thank teresa k
Reviewed August 10, 2017 via mobile

We walked the reservoir before we headed to the pub. Nice enough seating outside & we were happy there (the dog especially with his roast pigs eat from the dog menu!!) until it looked like rain. We dashed inside & found a table. Lovely singer...More

Thank Melanie H
Reviewed August 8, 2017 via mobile

They had no duck, no staff, a long wait, wrong food delivered to table, no cask ales, however it was popular with hikers but they could only go into here as nothing else close by to eat or drink at, so I followed their example...More

1  Thank Penny A
Reviewed August 8, 2017 via mobile

Tricky to find and access, great walks nearby..Entwistle reservoir and Wayoh. Excellent Sunday lunch, really worth going...best not to access from Entwistle reservoir as its narrow and very earthy! 4 wheel drive territory! Best from Edgeworth still narrow..think there s a train stop?Still I did...More

Thank Margaret E
Reviewed July 29, 2017 via mobile

After a challenging journey trying to find the place in pouring rain, i finally arrived to find inadequate parking, poor outdoor lighting and rather dodgy terrain underfoot. Better road signage would help too! Once inside, it was quaint and doesn't seem to have altered much...More

2  Thank Sarah S
Reviewed July 25, 2017

Expected much better from The Strawberry duck having visited here a few years back when the menu and service were far better. Most definitely gone downhill. Upon sitting outside as we have a small puppy who likes to bark (so we thought it best so...More

3  Thank Veronica C
Reviewed July 23, 2017 via mobile

Visited here with some family for a birthday on a sunny Saturday afternoon. Firstly tiring to get to the place is difficult to say the least. The single track road is narrow and does have a few blind corners so beware for oncoming traffic. Secondly,...More

1  Thank Chris K
Reviewed July 23, 2017 via mobile

I used to really enjoy the food and the atmosphere at The Strawbury Duck, however, the last couple of visits the food has been less than satisfactory. Especially the mothers day meal, that was terrible.

1  Thank julieann b
Reviewed July 18, 2017

Unless you are local this is not the easiest place to find but well worth it, Lovely food and good choice, reasonable prices and attentive staff. Would visit again.

Thank 918salsa
Reviewed July 16, 2017 via mobile

We stayed for 10 nights as we were working in Bolton . I read previous reviews and looked at what else was around for similar prices and decided to give it a go . We were glad we did , the accommodation was clean and...More

Thank Michaell8703
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating
Good for
Special occasions, Kids, Local cuisine, Large groups, Bar scene, Scenic view, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Overshores Road | Turton, Bolton BL7 0LU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater Manchester  >  Bolton
  • Phone Number: +44 1204 852013
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