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The Black Dog

$$ - $$$, British,
2-6 Church Street | Belmont, Bolton BL7 8AB, England
+44 1204 811218
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good26%
  • Average7%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible14%
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“shepherds pie” (4 reviews)
“ice cream” (13 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
2-6 Church Street | Belmont, Bolton BL7 8AB, England
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We stayed here for one night on a very long cycle ride. We were warmly greeted, enjoyed the food and drink, and slept well. The owners kindly let us lock our bikes in a storage room. Excellent value for money B&B at £46 for both...More

Thank Mark M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had cheese pie, been told about this a few times so ordered it, all I can say is if you like pie and cheese have this, I had it with baked beans and chips. Mmmmmmm excellent just what my stomach ordered, wife liked hers...More

Thank John H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went on a sunny sunday for lunch good choice of food and wines n beers we had good service from start to finish very reasonable prices and good choice including sunday roast the ice cream is extremely good would recommend a visit here

Thank travellers100uk
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Poor quality red wine at £6.25 and. Single gin at about a fiver is to be honest ridiculous and I live in belmont so will be the belmont bull in futureMore

2  Thank abbey-village-local
James_Bollard, General Manager at The Black Dog, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

i am sorry to hear of your bad experience at the black dog ,but im a bit confused the black dog dose not sell any wines at £6.25 and definitely does not sell any single gins at any where near a fiver, if you could...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited last Sunday for meal and over night stay Great service and very friendly staff, well kept real ales and really nice food. Comply bed and wonderful breakfast... All in all a really super place, great staff and the most friendly atmosphere ever Defiantly be...More

Thank Clive C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lovely pub but food very small portions as my wife had 8 chips and my meal had 10 chips and somewhat disappointed as they were frozen supermarket type chips and the single pittas bread was only about 3" across.

2  Thank Steve D
Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

Staff bob-on and really friendly. Food really good. Good Joseph Holt beers and good wine. Kids and dog made very welcome. An enjoyable early evening dinner for all! Well done Black Bull.

Thank Ian F
Reviewed 13 April 2018 via mobile

We didn't experience any long wait for food as other reviewers have experienced. Admittedly it was a quiet Sunday and we had booked. We got a table by the fire as requested and our dog was welcomed. My husband enjoyed his starter but he said...More

Thank Liz T
Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

The food has gotten better but the portions become smaller. I would not order the steak and mash we found it to be very fatty. I still think they need work

Thank SincereAdvisor
Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

Visited the black dog on Easter Bank Holiday Monday for some food as I had heard good things about the food and I can not deny it is good but was it worth the wait that is the question. I feel like they are extremely...More

1  Thank calumbond4789
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$40
Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Television, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar Scene, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2-6 Church Street | Belmont, Bolton BL7 8AB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater Manchester  >  Bolton
  • Phone Number: +44 1204 811218
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In 2016, the pub underwent an extensive refurbishment and now offers, what we believe to be the finest dining experience available in the area. Careful attention was given to retain the original characteristics of the building but still providing a contemporary feel inside showcasing an open fire, cosy en-suite accommodation rooms, outside beer garden in the lovely countryside area of Belmont Village. The country pub has added a new menu complimented with Gastro pub specials, a mouth-watering ice-cream parlour accompanied with freshly made desserts that is served throughout the year. For the drinkers, the pubs offers a vast array of premium spirits, selected fine wines and world beers to quench all taste buds.
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