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The Sandstone

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Nantwich Road, Broxton, Chester CH3 9JH, England
+44 1829 782333
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:30
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Mon - Fri 12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:30
Sat - Sun 12:00 - 23:30
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25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Highly recommend The Sandstone. They catered amazingly for our party of 11 today. The food was superb, excellent menu choice and great wines and very good real ale. Family friendly, lovely inside and all in all a fantastic country pub.

2 Thank TravellerEdinburgh
Congleton, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lovely Evening Meal enjoyed by my Wife and I with friends on cold wintery evening. Food enjoyable and cooked well. Waited a while for food to arrive but was worth it. Wine choice very good, all in all nice place to eat.

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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

After visiting a nearby local attraction we wanted to stop somewhere for some lunch - from the outside doesn't look much but on the inside you are greeted with a warm welcome and the food and service is amazing - a unique menu I had rabbit cannelloni to start and they were more than helpful to help my husband who... More 

1 Thank Amanda W
Whitchurch, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

Just got back from there now we all had meals steak was beautiful all locally sourced they said . Friendly staff and very helpful even fetched some toys for little lad ! Was very quiet and doesn't deserve to be that quiet 5 star food and service and worth a visit !!!

1 Thank jimmymillwall
Chester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

Arrived cold , hungry and slightly grumpy after a long walk on The Sanstone Trail . The staff were warm and friendly and let us bring our dog in the bar area. We sat by the fire and looked at the menu , great choice and my vegetarian needs were well catered for . Our waiter told us that they... More 

1 Thank Miriam S
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35 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

Restaurant was semi busy, we were greeted and shown to table, drinks order taken and served quickly, meal was order and waited about 20 mins for it to arrive, this is acceptable as it was a fresh meal, hot, well cooked food. We spoke with three members of staff who were all polite and friendly. We had hot drinks afterwards... More 

1 Thank Deano D
Derby, United Kingdom
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10 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

Whilst enjoying a couple of nights away in a hotel near Broxton, we needed somewhere for an evening meal, so checked trip advisor and The Sandstone was nearby and highly recommended. We have two young boys who love trying new and different foods, so for starters we had Whitebait, Olives and Chicken wings. Main courses we had Spinach and Ricotta... More 

3 Thank Gary M
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3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

My boyfriend and I recently went for a Saturday lunch and we were very pleased with the excellent menu and took some time to decide what to order as we were spoilt for choice. I finally decided on the gin cured smoked salmon which was searched with a side salad and a warm home made bread roll and my boyfriend... More 

1 Thank juliamakin
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7 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016

We have lived fairly near the Sandstone for some time but never visited, so my wife booked a table for a 7.30pm midweek dinner. On arrival a nose-ringed young woman told us that there was no record of our booking, but it did not matter as the restaurant was completely empty: never a good sign in my experience. We selected... More 

2 Thank Keith H
NaomiBrown94, Front of House Supervisor at The Sandstone, responded to this review

I apologize for your less than adequate experience of the Sandstone. The young waitress that served you had only just started working for us and therefore had not been fully trained as of yet. The fact she was left un-attended on the bar is a fault of ours which is not normal practice and shouldn't have happened. We understand if... More 

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10 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

We visited the sandstone with our family because we don't see them much. Our orders were a little delayed to start because they were very busy, but excellent food and service. The lady serving looked a little flustered but lovely lady and fab personality, well worth the visit.

1 Thank Lisa P

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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
Bar, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Takeout, Television, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Nantwich Road, Broxton, Chester CH3 9JH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cheshire  >  Chester  >  Broxton
  • Phone Number: +44 1829 782333
Set in beautiful Cheshire countryside, with magnificent views of the sandstone trailThe pub has a great reputation for locally sourced and freshly cooked food. The menu is quintessentially English and changes both daily and seasonally. We have some of the finest Cheshire real ales and guest ales from the surrounding areas.We look forward to welcoming you to the sandstone soon.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?