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The Cock at Budworth

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Warrington Road, Great Budworth, Northwich CW9 6HB, England
+44 1606 891287
11:00 am - 12:00 am
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Went with friends for lunch One or two menu items were not available, but the spare ribs that I had were very good. And the service was pleasant and efficient. We'll probably go again in summer, the garden looks good

Thank Pete R
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Excellent - great service and great food (although the portions are a bit on the large size). Went for my son's 9th birthday meal with grandparents and everyone enjoyed it. Will be back.....thank you

Thank CheshireTonyl
Northwich, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Paid our first visit for many years on Friday night...and the improvement was jaw-dropping. The Cock had been totally made over and in a sympathetic style. We were greeted and seated by a waitress who was attentive, pleasant and efficient. The menu was extensive, the food excellent. Maybe I should have had the smaller portion as I struggled to finish... More 

Thank Alf D
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited for Sunday lunch three weeks In a row, each time they had no beef or roast potatoes. They offered no goodwill gesture even after informing that we had visited three times and been unable to satisfy. Very unreliable :((

Thank Laura B
Abergele, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Called in as we were passing, staying locally. Really nice looking place, very nice inside. Dog friendly bar. Friendly staff and good choice of beer. We'd go again :-)

Thank Mitch-Finney
Cheshire, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely food, friendly staff and the pub is so clean and tidy, my wife loved it as so did I.will be going back, far better than the pub up the road!

Thank Thomas S
Northwich, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My friend and I called in today on our way to a spa treat. The refurbishment is stunning what an improvement!!! The waitress was friendly and showed us round even letting me have a look in the new kitchen!!! We both had the squash risotto which was absolutely delicious. We ordered the small portion which was more than enough for... More 

Thank homesfjohnson
Cheshire, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was my first visit after the refurb and I was pleasantly surprised - what a fantastic job has been done with the decor, layout and menu! The waiting staff were lovely and attentive (especially Charlie), and provided the correct level of interaction...very polite and well mannered - what a pleasure to be served by someone who wants to ensure... More 

Thank Isabellalucy
Northwich, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The five of us went here for my sisters birthday meal. There was a really good atmosphere considering it was a Monday night. The pub and restaurant itself has recently undergone a big makeover and we couldn't believe how amazing it looked inside and out compared to how it used to look. The staff were all so friendly, especially our... More 

Thank ChrisHobley
Michelle D, General Manager at The Cock at Budworth, responded to this review

Hi ChrisHobley, Thank you for your kind in-depth feedback. We very much pride ourselves on serving quality but maintaining value at the same time. We look forward to seeing you again soon. P.S. Charlie was made up with the review! More 

Warrington, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

tripadvisor reviews encouraged us to try this place, as we can't find anywhere nearby that's consistently good. We had booked, were greeted pleasantly on arrival, and shown to our table. The waitress was polite & knowledgeable and we all enjoyed our 3-courses. We will certainly return.

Thank 123EPC
Michelle D, General Manager at The Cock at Budworth, responded to this review

Hi 123EPC, Thank you for your review. Consistency is something we are looking to achieve here at The Cock @ Budworth. We are very pleased that the first of what we hope will be many visits was pleasurable. Kind Regards More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$8 - $22
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children, Large groups, Special occasions, Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
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 - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Warrington Road, Great Budworth, Northwich CW9 6HB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cheshire  >  Northwich  >  Great Budworth
  • Phone Number: +44 1606 891287
This outstanding village pub can be found adjacent to the main A559 in the scenic area of Great Budworth. The Cock O' Budworth is a former 17th century coaching inn, which now oozes class and style. It is beautifully decorated throughout, and is everything that you might expect from a traditional country pub; open fires, a rabbit warren of rooms and low beams. However there is much more to The Cock O’Budworth, since it’s recent refurbishment it boasts a beautiful interior that it the perfect place eat or drink and to enjoy a special night out with friends and family. This is definitely a hidden gem that once you have visited you will return to time and time again.Pete and Karen took over here in October 2010 and since their arrival the place has once again become one of Cheshire's destination places to dine and drink. Proprietor Pete has been in the catering trade for the past 16 years, twelve of those with Karen – indeed The Cock is Karen & Pete’s third successful venture as licensees. Both of them are qualified chefs, but whilst Pete remains in tight control of the kitchen Karen lovingly looks after front of house of this family-friendly, picture postcard pub. Karen’s extensive experience from her background in top hotels to managing a busy city centre restaurant ensures that your visit is memorable from start to finish, a fact to which her growing band of loyal customers will attest! Besides the excellent hospitality and the well kept ales, which include Holt's Bitter and regular guest ales, customers are drawn locally, and from further afield, to enjoy the delicious meals served. All the food is freshly prepared on site by Pete’s small brigade of chefs and where possible all the ingredients are locally sourced. Pete says “We like to make use of the best local suppliers, not just because we can be assured of the best quality produce, but also because we believe the ‘local’ pub has a duty to support the community of which it is a part of” You will also find a specials board that, when in season, features locally caught game including such mouth watering dishes as; Rabbit Pie, Guinea Fowl with Whisky & Orange Sauce, Game Pie and Pheasant Breast with Caramelized Apples & Calvados. Karen & Pete believe in the old saying ‘if something’s worth doing, it’s worth doing well’ and nowhere is this more true than with their menu which features traditional pub food made to the highest standard. The menu includes such classics as; Steak & Ale Pie, Fish & Chips and Gammon Steak as well as Pete’s take on Thai Red Chicken Curry and Beef Stroganoff. Vegetarians are also well cared for, most noticeably with the Individual Cheese & Onion Pie which is good enough to give even the most ardent carnivore pause for thought!The main menu includes the option of smaller portion meals on a healthy proportion of the dishes - less quantity, the same fantastic quality!The Cock’s famous roast dinners are added to the menu on Sundays. A selection of roast meats are available served with all the trimmings, including a fantastic home made Yorkshire pudding, they are definitely not to be missed!

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