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Stanley Arms

$$ - $$$, British,
Gillars Lane, St Helens WA10 5PT, England
+44 1744 25706
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good18%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible17%
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“mr hall” (7 reviews)
“country pub” (9 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Gillars Lane, St Helens WA10 5PT, England
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Reviewed May 27, 2017 via mobile

My brother inlaw had got to the pub 10 mins before we had arrived & was still waiting to be served when we got there. We sat at the venue for 20 minutes, not served & no one questioned why we sat there. My father...More

5  Thank Eve R
Reviewed May 26, 2017

Awful , waited 10 minutes to get served drinks before giving up and sitting down without , seated for dinner ordered drinks brought mild instead of bitter only to be told it was bitter ! Then told there was no bitter , food was a...More

2  Thank Maureen R
Reviewed May 15, 2017

Called in here on spec as we had not been here for a number of years. A new dining room extension has been built and they have done a good job here. The Menu was good with a large board on the wall of additional...More

Thank Big_Jeff_Leo
Reviewed May 7, 2017 via mobile

Booked a meal for 2 with the mrs we arrived at 3:45 our table was booked for 4pm we were shown to our table pretty much straight away the waitress was very polite and smartly dressed. We ordered soft drinks as we don't do alcohol...More

1  Thank gannon75
Reviewed May 1, 2017

Have been visiting the Stanley Arms for a number of years and always really enjoyed our meals. Last visit mid April with family ..all enjoyed the food, staff very attentive and a lovely atmosphere..looking forward to the next time.

2  Thank Sandsilver
Reviewed April 30, 2017 via mobile

On Saturday 29th April 2017 we arranged our silver wedding anniversary celebration at the Stanley Arms for 40 people. Sam, Jackie and their team were outstanding the hot and cold buffet was excellent all our guests commented on the quality of the food and the...More

1  Thank wchalkey
Reviewed April 30, 2017 via mobile

First time visit and it was lovely food piping hot presentation very nice atmosphere lovely staff very friendly compliments to the chef not overly expensive would recommend to any age and certainly will be calling again absolutely fabulous service couldn't fault staff or meal

1  Thank 451annmarie
Reviewed April 26, 2017

Was here in February just for a few drinks as you need a car to get there unless you live local and can walk there. Inside is oldy worldy with an open fire. Restaurant is great though never went in on this occasion. You can...More

1  Thank Alan R
Reviewed April 17, 2017 via mobile

We recently celebrated my nan's life at the Stanley Arms. I could not fault anything. The food was outstanding. Many of the friends and family who attended commented on how good the buffet was, both variety and quality. There was plenty to go round and...More

1  Thank Linzi P
Reviewed April 14, 2017

Attended here for a relatives birthday and made the mistake on reading the reviews before we came after reading then we were not looking forward to it at all,and were really concerned about the 1 star rating.We were shown into the conservatory as there was...More

2  Thank Connisusa
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December 20, 2017|
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Response from BazSingapore | Reviewed this property |
I am somewhat bemused by the dog issue given that I’ve actually taken the dog in there several times in the past with no problems at all and yet, not long ago, me and a very well behaved mutt didn’t make it to the bar and... More
Nicola D
December 11, 2017|
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Response from 123shoes | Reviewed this property |
Yes they have a dog themselves
May 16, 2017|
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Response from Gosiasta | Reviewed this property |
I would, they haven't got many tables and it can get busy especially during weekends. I have managed to get a table during the week without booking but that's just a gamble.
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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
Kids, Families with children, Special occasions, Large groups, Bar scene, Scenic view, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 12:00 AM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 12:00 AM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 12:00 AM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 12:00 AM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Gillars Lane, St Helens WA10 5PT, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Merseyside  >  St Helens
  • Phone Number: +44 1744 25706
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