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Sokrates Taverna - Horwich

80-84 Winter Hey Lane, Horwich, Bolton BL6 7NZ, England
+44 1204 692100
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good19%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“stifado” (13 reviews)
“cheesecake” (27 reviews)
“greek salad” (8 reviews)
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Mediterranean, Greek, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
80-84 Winter Hey Lane, Horwich, Bolton BL6 7NZ, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have been to Sokrates on a number of occasions and the meze is our favourite. Decor is a bit dated but don't let that put you off. You are going for the food after all!

Thank Mjordo1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Not disappointed. What a marvellous meal we had! Not been here for, 15 years or more. For no other reason than it is in the next town some 7 miles away! Great atmosphere even tho only 10 people in when we arrived. Soon filled up...More

1  Thank Ken T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Couldn't fault it at all. Used an online offer for a midweek Meze and will definitely not be waiting too long to visit again. Fresh breads, dips, then a great selection of vegetables, salad, fish and then meats. Unfortunately couldn't finish it as wasn't as...More

Thank John T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We used to love it here. The food was great and lovely, friendly service. The service is still fine but the food has gone downhill. We ordered the Mezze and were disappointed. Some of the dishes have changed, the portion sizes have reduced and we...More

Thank Sheeshaw
Reviewed 16 June 2017 via mobile

On our way back from a day out with the children we were passing this town on our way home so checked trip advisor and found this place. Soooo happy we did!! From walking in we felt super welcome even though we hadn't booked. Seated...More

1  Thank Mumto3andhim
Reviewed 30 May 2017

We returned to Sokrates for our second visit by popular demand from our (grown up) children as it's quite far away from where we live. We were again delighted by the quality of food and the range of dishes in the Meze. I wish I...More

1  Thank lyegreen
Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

Arrived in the restaurant after booking a table two days before, a blonde woman which I can only presume to be the manager greeted us without a smile and abruptly pointed at 2 filthy chairs saying 'wait there' Less than one second later she summoned...More

1  Thank bjenkinqw
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed a lovely meze meal here last night. We loved trying all the different dishes and it was nice how the dishes flowed and were spaced out over the evening. The waitor explained what complemented what and the staff were very friendly and helpful....More

1  Thank Helen H
Reviewed 24 May 2017 via mobile

Visited here quite by accident..because two of our usual places were closed..but ..what a find...greeted by a lovely host and sat us down..we decided to have the full meze ..well what a delight to the taste buds...lots of delicious little dishes koftas, stiffado, dips, to...More

1  Thank fifibarker
Reviewed 23 May 2017

A quite unassuming plain frontage and basic decor masks an excellent venue. The staff are always friendly and helpful - happy to make suggestions or explain the dishes. The set meal mezem at around £19.50 a head just Keeps on coming....dish after excellent dish. All...More

1  Thank BJY2011
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Questions & Answers
Chris F
17 March 2016|
Response from Panos L | Property representative |
We do make sheftalies on occasions as a special. However, they are not present on our menu. Sometimes we get people requesting them and we can make them in these cases.
jen r
7 April 2015|
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Response from Panos L | Property representative |
Hi, yes we do cater for Gluten Free options it is best if we know this at least one day in advance especially if it is for a Meze. Try to ring or email us regarding this for a quicker response as we do not check the TA... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$13 - US$39
Drinks, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
15:30 - 22:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 12:00
18:00 - 12:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 80-84 Winter Hey Lane, Horwich, Bolton BL6 7NZ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater Manchester  >  Bolton  >  Horwich
  • Phone Number: +44 1204 692100
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Sokrates Tavern on Winter Hey Lane in Horwich is a relaxed and friendly restaurant serving authentic Greek, Cypriot and Eastern Mediterranean cuisine. The dining room has a rustic and easy-going ambience. When the temperatures are high customers love to dine in the Greek village yard. The focal point of the menu is the Greek Meze Banquet which offers an array of 15 or more dishes served to the middle of the table for people to share over an hour or so. It is a great way to eat with family or friends and enjoy a Feast of Flavours. There is a full A' la Carte menu with dishes like the Greek Island Prawns, Mousaka and not to forget the Greek Souvlaki (skewers) and Lamb Koftas. Desserts like the delicious and very popular Greek Yoghurt cheesecake and home made Baklava. Sokrates Taverna has an excellent selection of red, white and rose wines from Greece and Cyprus.
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