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Axe & Cleaver

School Lane, Altrincham WA14 4SE, England
+44 161 928 3391
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Overview
  • Excellent52%
  • Very good25%
  • Average11%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (51 reviews)
“pulled pork” (10 reviews)
“roast dinner” (10 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM Hours
CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Food
Service
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
School Lane, Altrincham WA14 4SE, England
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1 - 10 of 959 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

1st visit with our eldest daughter very nice food 🥘 But more importantly excellent staff we even went back the next day for lunch with our youngest daughter even as we left a lady was putting Christmas decorations up but took the time to say...More

1  Thank Kathy D
AxeandCleaver, Team leader at Axe & Cleaver, responded to this reviewResponded today

Hi, Thank you for leaving such a wonderful review I’m glad that you enjoyed your first visit enough to come back the next day and enjoy more of our lovely food. Our team pride themselves on the standard of service that we give to our...More

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We love the Axe and Cleaver. The Sunday roasts are always amazing, especially the rib of beef. Went today and was given a card and a message on the table for my birthday. Desserts were amazing and the service was fantastic. Cannot recommend highly enough.More

Thank JMHughes2014
AxeandCleaver, Team leader at Axe & Cleaver, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hi, Thank you for leaving such a lovely review. I’m glad that you enjoy dining with us, our beef rib roast is one of our most popular dishes that we serve on a Sunday. Our team prices themselves on the amazing service that we provide....More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Not been here for almosthe a year but the place still ranks up there as a favourite of mine. Enjoyed a lovely meal of venison by a fire, relaxed music and attentive service. They stock ales from the local brewery that are so popular and...More

2  Thank ahdhf12
AxeandCleaver, Team leader at Axe & Cleaver, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi, Thank you for leaving such a glowing review, our team pride themselves on the service and standards that we deliver on a daily basis. I’m glad that you enjoyed the venison it was one of our most popular seasonal specials. Hope to see you...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Neil, Alyson and their team are always friendly and welcoming. We try to visit at least once a month as it is one of our favourite places to eat. The food is always nice, service great, and the guest ales a delight to sample.More

Thank Steve W
AxeandCleaver, Team leader at Axe & Cleaver, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi, Thank you for taking the time to leave your stunning review, I'm glad that you enjoy visiting us when you can. I will pass your comments on to the team as they love to hear about our guests experiences with us. See you again...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

New management has transformed this lovely pub so much so we are back to visiting on a regular basis. Already booked for Christmas. Last night service food and drinks excellent as has been since new management. New chicken chilli burger well worth a try.More

1  Thank DayTrip02096547091
AxeandCleaver, Team leader at Axe & Cleaver, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi, Thank you for taking the time to leave your lovely comments, we love to hear how guests have enjoyed their experience with us. I'm glad you liked the chicken chilli burger as its one of our new dishes and seems too be very popular...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited with friends for a Sunday roast and dessert. The food was lovely and the waiter was helpful but the desserts took over an hour from ordering. The waiter explained that there was only one person in the kitchen on desserts so there was...More

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Thank Rachel H
AxeandCleaver, General Manager at Axe & Cleaver, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi, Many thanks for taking the time to leave your comments about your recent visit on TA and our online survey as without our guest's feedback, we cannot work on solutions and resolving any issues that may occur. Last Sunday was incredibly busy and after...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We came here Saturday for somthing to eat food was nice real nice atmosphere good service we will be returning soon was going to book for Christmas but it was booked up nice area near Dunham Massey if your around there

Thank ezra m
AxeandCleaver, Team leader at Axe & Cleaver, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Thank you for your lovely review, I’m glad that you enjoyed your visit with us. Hope to see you again soon Caitlin Team leader

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My first visit to the Axe & Cleaver - what's not to like? Warm and friendly vibe and most importantly the food - it was delicious. We stopped on impulse for lunch and were very impressed with both the friendly staff and the varied menu....More

3  Thank TracyJay123
AxeandCleaver, Team leader at Axe & Cleaver, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Thank you for taking the time to leave such an amazing review. Our team loves to hear that guests have enjoyed their visit with us especially when it’s on one of our busier days. See you again soon Thank you Caitlin Team leader

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Recently visited the Axe and Cleaver and was really surprised at how good it was. Six of us visted mid afternoon on a Saturday. Our server Alison was very friendly, we had a laugh with her and she was great at her job. We had...More

1  Thank Jo A
AxeandCleaver, General Manager at Axe & Cleaver, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi, Many thanks for leaving us your lovely comments. The team are always delighted to read our guest's feedback and praise has gone to Alyson for the standards she excels at whilst on shift. Why not contact her to book in a Festive family meal...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Well we have visited this pub several times and yes, it can be rather inconsistent particularly with the speed of service but...it is local and has a new Manager thus we thought we would use it for a special family occasion. Here goes...the table was...More

Thank Bernie G
AxeandCleaver, General Manager at Axe & Cleaver, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi, Many thanks for leaving us your detailed feedback about your visit on Sunday. I can only apologise for the poor standards you have received on the evening and encourage you to contact me at the pub so we can discuss this in more detail...More

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Questions & Answers
Emily M
21 September 2018|
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Response from AxeandCleaver | Property representative |
Hi Emily, Many thanks for your question. Yes the Axe is under new management, I have returned as GM within the past 5/6 weeks and standards are much improved, please come back and see us again soon. Neil - General Manager
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Susan W
19 August 2018|
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Response from AxeandCleaver | Property representative |
Ranging from £10-£15 depending on meat choice, traditional or premium roast dinners. We have a popular following for our roasts, so would advise booking 12-4pm. Neil - General Manager
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MrsMoose2015
27 January 2018|
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Response from AxeandCleaver | Property representative |
After some time out both Alyson and myself have returned in August this year. Regards Neil- General Manager
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Validated Parking, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Monday
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Tuesday
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Wednesday
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Thursday
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Friday
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: School Lane, Altrincham WA14 4SE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater Manchester  >  Trafford  >  Altrincham
  • Phone Number: +44 161 928 3391
  • E-mail
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