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1-3 Salford Road | Over Hulton, Bolton BL5 1BJ, England
11:00 am - 12:00 am
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Sun 11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
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Atherton, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Food lovely staff need to be more smiley and friendly and look like they want to be there. Staff in hudlys talking instead of working only some the others working hard but really unhappy. Love the new TV in the booths.

Thank emmaholding
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68 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We booked a table for 21 people on Saturday 20 th August for our niece and nephew!s Silver Wedding Anjiversary. The lady who we booked with, ordered balloons for our table and all the staff were in on the surprise , they hid the guests from the entrance , so we were shown to our seats without our nephew being... More 

Thank mavisWigan
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Been here twice in 2 weeks for family birthdays. Can't fault the menu, it's lovely. We've all had something different both times and our plates were practically licked clean! Didn't even have room for puds. We opted for coffees instead of desserts and if you go for the large ones you can practically swim in them they are that big!... More 

Thank Theresa O
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42 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

First time back since before the return, to be really honest the last few times as red lion it wasn't that impressive not the best food nor the best service. This time great good and amazing service lovely staff, hot cooked well food. Great family night. Will definitely return

Thank Linda M
Manchester, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We visited today (22/08/16) after a visit to the wacky. The staff were lovely and that's were it unfortunately ended. The wait for food was roughly 45mins from ordering and the food didn't seam to come out in any type of order. There were plenty staff about yet food seamed to take ages and when the garlic bread came out... More 

Thank mollarah
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Friendly staff , but the service is shocking , queue up for your food order for at least 15 minutes and then try to get more drinks delivered to your table and they don't actually arrive before your ready to leave !!! No organisation at all

Thank Jaine R
Manchester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We went on a Sunday lunchtime - no trouble parking, staff superb, surroundings relaxed and private despite how busy they were. We had a reasonable wait to be served and the when the food came it was more than worth it. We are both veggies and how boring it gets when a menu has "vegetable lasagne" or "mushroom risotto". The... More 

Thank JohnELLDWA
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Overall very satisfied ,the food was really good,will visit again I went to take my niece to a ball area,this is local to me and the food is a lot nicer now it's a hungry horse pub

Review collected in partnership with Greene King

Thank 596beverleyh
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The problem began before we even got into the pub, the car park is crammed with cars, sadly the spaces have been made so narrow that your car doors bang the cars on either side. It's a really stressful situation just getting in and out of the car park with one narrow road for in and exit. The need to... More 

Thank Annie J
Manchester, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

No longer part of spirit Group, taken over by Greene King. Refurbished and change of menu. Staff very welcoming, same staff, different uniform. Surroundings brighter, with extra lighting. Ordered from new menu, Hungry Horse, not Fayre and Square now. Food was freshly cooked, piping hot and well presented. Quality was good and well cooked. Puddings were good, especially new ice-cream... More 

Thank PatN525

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Bar, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television, Free Wifi
Good for
Large groups, Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 11:30 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 - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1-3 Salford Road | Over Hulton, Bolton BL5 1BJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater Manchester  >  Bolton
  • Phone Number: 0120463257

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