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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We are weekly regulars to this place. Love the decor, well priced, great value and speedy service. They do a great Fishermans breakfast with all the trimmings. A perfect way to kick start a lazy Sunday.

Date of visit: November 2022
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have eaten here on numerous occasions and never been let down. The fish and chips are excellent and filling. you could argue that it is expensive for fish and chips, but it really is worth it.

Date of visit: August 2022
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Reviewed September 20, 2022

every time we have been its been an amazing food! the staff are really good and their fish and chips are really good! love it! better then magpie cafe in whitby.

Date of visit: September 2022
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Reviewed September 10, 2022

Had a variety of meals between us, to say they were at best average at worst tasteless is probably better than they were. Fish and chips, fish slightly undercooked, batter, nearly there as in nearly was some, tasteless, badly presented. A breakfast was a disappointment....We asked for some variations to some meals, none of which arrived. For what we got very over priced too! Won’t be going back there in a hurry! Could be good but wasn’t, I wouldn’t bother if I was you.More

Date of visit: September 2022
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Reviewed August 29, 2022 via mobile

Great location. Lovely to sit here either inside or outside. Dog and family friendly and always guaranteed great food and service.

Date of visit: August 2022
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Reviewed June 30, 2022

Not been for a while due to Covid etc but what a welcome return ! Lovely staff and superb attention to detail even though it was quiet busy ! Keep up the good work guys !

Date of visit: June 2022
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Reviewed June 19, 2022 via mobile

First time visitor to Curly’s. Surprise Father’s Day treat to an afternoon tea. We’ve had them it some top hotels and restaurants and I have to say, todays spread was the best by a mile. All the sandwiches were freshly cut and the quiche straight...out of the oven. To top it all the little cup of cauliflower and broccoli soup was outstanding. Thank you chef! The staff were helpful, friendly and attentive. A great little spot, next time I’ll bring my pole along and drown some maggots!More

Date of visit: June 2022
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Reviewed June 13, 2022

Fabulous lunch here with friends from high school and it was great to see Helen (who we had not seen for 38 years who was at the same school !!!) who owns the place. Food was amazing and the location is fantastic. Would highly recommend...and we will definitely be back - hopefully when the sun is out so we can have an ice cream sitting outside looking at the gorgeous view.More

Date of visit: June 2022
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Reviewed June 9, 2022

We took our mum for her birthday and had afternoon tea. It was lovely you got a great mixture of foods including a small portion of fish and chips. There was a selection of sandwiches and lovely cakes afterwards. Mum really enjoyed it. Would definitely...recommend!!!!!More

Date of visit: May 2022
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Reviewed May 29, 2022

Had a great afternoon at Curley's yesterday. Came to celebrate my mums birthday and was not disappointed. We had afternoon tea with the fish and chips included along with lots of sandwiches and cakes loved it !!! great atmosphere and the staff looked after us...perfectly, cant wait to go back :) :)More

Date of visit: May 2022
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Reviewed April 29, 2022

Had afternoon lunch...food fab...atmosphere great...staff lovely... definitely will be back...worth every penny...

Date of visit: April 2022
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boltonhackett, Manager at Curley's Dining Rooms, responded to this reviewResponded June 1, 2022

Thank you so much for your review the team really appreciates your feedback and we'll look forward to seeing you again soon!

Reviewed April 10, 2022 via mobile

I have been to this venue before and usually get good service and food but todays visit was not the usually pleasant experience. On arrival it was very busy so we had to wait for a table as there was 5 of us (not an...issue but it seems odd that you can’t book a table for less than 6 people - we did try to book in advance as 2 of the party were children and anyone that goes out to eat with little ones will know waiting around isn’t ideal). That aside, we were seated in their lovely little side room. We went to the counter to order and we decided to split the bill, the girl who was on the till was miserable and clearly didn’t wanna be there (I understand it was busy and she might have other places to be but it’s not a great welcome and at the end of the day it’s your job). When the food arrived, part of my order was missing. I went to ask where is was and was informed it would be coming. A few minutes later, a lovely member of staff came over and explained there had been a mix up and that my sandwich would be with us shortly (couldn’t fault this lady, she was very pleasant and apologetic). A few minutes later the order arrived but unfortunately it was the wrong order - a different member of staff just placed it on the table and when I explained it was incorrect she looked at me and said well that’s what has been ordered and walked away. I took it back to the counter and asked for what I had actually ordered, and paid for. 25 minutes after ordering, my order arrived (picture attached). Clearly I had angered the chief who had just slapped it together. The bottom was soggy and the top all squished. It was meant to be hot but it was lukewarm. Unfortunately this was not a great experience today.More

Date of visit: April 2022
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Reviewed April 1, 2022

After an initial mix up regarding our order, it was promptly and politely sorted by Michael. We sat down to enjoy the most delicious fish and chip meal ever ! (Was expecting an Afternoon Tea). Staff happy and helpful. We were fully compensated for their...mistake.Cannot wait for our return visit. Thank you for a lovely Friday afternoon. Hilary TurnerMore

Date of visit: April 2022
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boltonhackett, Manager at Curley's Dining Rooms, responded to this reviewResponded June 1, 2022

Thank you for your review Hilary, we are sorry that you faced a mix up with your order but we are delighted to read that you really enjoyed the fish and chips and it's fantastic to hear that you will be coming back to visit,

Reviewed March 30, 2022

Thank you for a fantastic Mother's Day lunch. My gf fish n chips was gorgeous as always. So nice to sit in the sun with a cold glass of wine ( normally coffee) and be with family. Thank you to all your amazing staff too....Ps even got a gf ice cream cornet for the walk home!More

Date of visit: March 2022
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boltonhackett, Manager at Curley's Dining Rooms, responded to this reviewResponded April 13, 2022

Thank you for your very kind words Ann, the staff have really enjoyed reading your review especially because you have mentioned that they were amazing! Don't leave it too long until you visit again, especially when those sunny days do come around for more ice...More

Reviewed March 25, 2022 via mobile

Worst breakfast in Bolton went with the family for a breakfast. Was met with the cheapest and most basic ingredients for a breakfast every. Could have got a better one from a greasy cafe Will not be coming back

Date of visit: February 2022
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boltonhackett, Manager at Curley's Dining Rooms, responded to this reviewResponded April 13, 2022

We are sorry to read your review Danny, we do normally gain great reviews regarding our breakfasts so this has come has a surprise! We have brought your feedback to the attention of the head chef and the kitchen team for future reference, Team Curley's

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No booking needed for groups of less than six people
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Response from Curleys D | Property representative |
We serve breakfast every day until 2pm! Hope this helps! :-)
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Hi, we do have a wine list that is available if you ask as you come into the restaurant.
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