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The Shady Oak Pub

Bates Mill Lane | Tiverton, Tarporley CW6 9UE, England
+44 1829 730581
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good28%
  • Average11%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible16%
Travellers talk about
“curry” (6 reviews)
“sunday roast” (4 reviews)
“steak” (8 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub
$$ - $$$
Bates Mill Lane | Tiverton, Tarporley CW6 9UE, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Called in here on our walk. Nice place to stop for lunch we thought. Went into restaurant and apologised for our muddy boots etc but were told no problem. Just one other couple there. Sat down ...looked for menus but nowhere to be seen. Asked...More

5  Thank cherryforest2017
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is our first visit since our last review - so glad we came back. The meat, especially the beef was lovely, juicy, tender. Friends had the pork which they said was juicy, well cooked and really “porky”. Very friendly bar staff, and chef who...More

Thank CissieandAda
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent Sunday carvery as always . Lovely location by the canal . Log fire roaring away with great background music. Thankyou

Thank alanmgreer
Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

Food was excellent! And the staff was funny. We all enjoyed the food and I enjoyed my kids sundae. Nice wood burning stove going which was lovely! Would definitely be back when in the area.

Thank JennyWrenCanal
Reviewed 4 January 2018

Lovely long walk from Beeston castle along the canal and across the fields. Part way round we stopped and relaxed with a good int at the Shady Oak in the garden overlooking the canal. Very relaxing. The food looked great too.

Thank Interiorbliss
Reviewed 2 January 2018 via mobile

As a family, we visited The Shady Oak for a carvery and we're not disappointed. Excellent food. Portions were very good. Proper grub at a great price. Cannot fault it.

Thank Mike A
Reviewed 2 January 2018 via mobile

Never visit this place to eat or drink if you know what's good for you. We visited last year and it was same. No opening hours? Food served when they feel like it (pretty grim too by all accounts ) No beer on tap. Cold...More

4  Thank kingjanet621
Reviewed 22 December 2017

We were enjoying a winter break on the Shropshire Union Canal and planned to stop overnight on the 20 the Dec 2017 and have a meal. We arrived at 1700 hr and the pub was closed all night. There was no indication on the web...More

1  Thank Steve W
Reviewed 8 December 2017

Have been stopping by the Shady Oak for almost 35 years.. either when were staying at Peckforton castle or visiting Beeston we always pop in.. brilliant food and service

Thank Mark S
Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

We have visited this pub several times in the past set on the canal bank and a really nice place to visit.This was the first time we have had the carvery and I must say it was very good . A good choice of meats...More

1  Thank Michael P
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16 February 2018|
Response from DPB321 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry , I don’t know. We were on a narrow boat and didn’t use the campsite.
shirley W
11 April 2017|
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Response from Rachel B | Reviewed this property |
menu available as print out when you get to Shady Oak. Need to ask for it tho. Food is lovely. Just need to work slightly harder than normal to find out what it is when you get there. well worth it.
Annie H
28 July 2015|
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Response from peter p | Reviewed this property |
I am sorry I have no Idea
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$20
Bar, British, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 8:00 PM
12:00 PM - 8:00 PM
12:00 PM - 8:00 PM
12:00 PM - 8:00 PM
12:00 PM - 8:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Bates Mill Lane | Tiverton, Tarporley CW6 9UE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cheshire  >  Tarporley
  • Phone Number: +44 1829 730581
The Shady Oak is a newly refurbished country free house under the ownership of a family business. The pub is situated on the side of the Shropshire Union Canal, with beautiful views of Beeston and Peckforton Castle from our large beer garden. We serve food daily, as well as a wide range of lagers, ciders, traditional ales, wines and tea and coffees. The Shady Oak also has a campsite on the grounds, with hardstanding pitches for caravans and many pitches for tents, with the option of electric hook up on every pitch as well as a well maintained shower block and washing facilities. In the pub, we allow dogs up in our 'top bar' to allow a separate area for those who may wish to drink/dine with their canine friends.
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