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The Horseshoe Inn

$$ - $$$, British,
Fence Lane | Astbury, Congleton CW12 3NL, England
+44 1260 272205
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good24%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“steak pie” (5 reviews)
“mixed grill” (4 reviews)
“salad” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Fence Lane | Astbury, Congleton CW12 3NL, England
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Reviewed 6 days ago

A group of us were booked in for a meal on a Sunday. Even though we were slightly later in getting to the pub than we anticipated, we had pre ordered our food & we were not disappointed when the food arrived. The Sunday lunch...More

Thank Andrew P
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went for my birthday, (they didnt know). Warm welcome as always, Food Great,I had a large mixed grill, wife had salmon fillet. Crumble and Treacle sponge to follow. Nice pint of Dark Mild. Thanks

Thank Peter B
Reviewed February 4, 2018

Very nice and cosy pub with a large menu choice. We especially like the fact that you could order smaller portions and therefore do not waste food you cannot manage to eat. Steak and ale pie was lovely with very tender beef. Would definitely recommend...More

Thank Welsh2586
Reviewed February 2, 2018

My lunch venue of choice when in the Congleton area. Small two front roomed country pub, not sure if the garden is available for eating out in the summer - it's always been raining when I've been :( heart of the countryside but easy 5...More

Thank Kewstokie
Reviewed January 22, 2018 via mobile

Called at this lovely pub diner just before xmas meeting with some friends having seen the fantastic choice of home cooked food we couldn't resist .firstly ive only done 3 reviews but the quality of food makes me want to shout it from the top...More

Thank newzealandandbust
Reviewed December 22, 2017

I have been here many times, mostly for the all-day breakfast which is absolutely fantastic. Its the reason I keep going back. Would recommend the mixed grill too. Homely pub restaurant, with good ales. What more can you ask for?

Thank TopJourney
Reviewed November 17, 2017

Visit this pub about once every few weeks, always welcoming, Great Food, Good banter with Landlord and staff

Thank Peter B
Reviewed September 20, 2017 via mobile

Very good food and a favorite of ours. Always a very good atmosphere here,with some well spoken locals who are very welcoming. The children love playing in the outside playing area. And we all love the food and welcoming service.

Thank Steven G
Management response:Responded September 25, 2017

Thank you for your review i am really pleased you and your children enjoy coming to us and we hope to see you again soon. Mary

Reviewed September 3, 2017

Wow, what a hidden gem. Atmosphere, food, staff, all 5* . I can thoroughly recommend this beautiful Inn

Thank Jane P
Management response:Responded September 25, 2017

Thank you for your review I'm happy that everything was 5* for you, we hope to see you again soon. Mary

Reviewed September 2, 2017

A surprise birthday lunch was booked at the horseshoe last week. We were met with a lovely welcome and shown to our seats. When our food arrived it was delicious. From the loveliest battered fish to a first class mixed grill, finished with the most...More

Thank DawnBours
Management response:Responded September 25, 2017

Thank you for your review, I'm glad you enjoyed you birthday celebration with us and we hope to see you again soon. Mary

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November 26, 2017|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Fence Lane | Astbury, Congleton CW12 3NL, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cheshire  >  Congleton
  • Phone Number: +44 1260 272205
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