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Friendly inn with good food and local ales

At a glance

AA Pick of the Pubs
Bar menu
Beer festival
Open all year
Dog friendly

This row of cottages housed village industries before being joined together to form a public house in 1860. In summer colourful flowerbeds, tubs and hanging baskets create quite a display, while the interior – rich with dark wood furniture and gleaming brass – generates year-round appeal. A range of cask-conditioned Cheshire ales from Weetwood in Tarporley is supported by a good selection of wines sold by the glass. The menu is strong on comfort food, such as fish and chips, along with more complex choices such as main courses of sticky sesame chilli beef with cashew nuts and noodle salad. Dessert offers things like sticky toffee pudding and lemon meringue sundae.

Opening hours

  • Open all year
  • Open all week
  • Open all day
  • Opening times: 7am–11pm
  • Lunch: Monday to Saturday 12–10, Sunday and bank holidays 12–9
  • Dinner: Monday to Saturday 12–10, Sunday and bank holidays 12–9

Price guide

  • Credit cards accepted


  • Beer festival


  • Parking available
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Garden
  • Coach parties welcome
  • Wedding receptions


  • Children welcome
  • Children's menu
  • High chairs
  • Baby change


  • Accessible toilets


  • Dog friendly
  • Allowed in bar
  • Allowed in garden

Getting here

South from Knutsford take A50. Turn into Stocks Lane at The Whipping Stocks pub. 2 miles to inn.

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