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The Sheldon Arms

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2 Lord Sheldon Way, Ashton-under-Lyne OL6 7UB, England
+44 161 371 2090
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08:00 - 23:00
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Mon - Fri 08:00 - 23:00
Sat - Sun 09:00 - 00:00
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The calvery at the Sheldon Arms is fine but tonight we had a very unpleasant experience. We were seated near the fire exit in the restaurant, as we were at the same time last week. There were no problems last week so we saw no reason not to sit there again. However, since it was warmer outside, people were seated... More 

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Thank IctMarathon
Manchester, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Booked for a group of 24 and were accommodated no problem. Everything set up ready when we arrived and staff were really friendly and helpful when we asked for high chairs etc. Most of us had the carvery which was great apart from the parsnips which were still solid inside. Kids meals were good value and generous portions. Children enjoyed... More 

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Thank emmalouise78
manchester
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135 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This pub seems to have had a real overhaul since our last visit as all the staff were in much better mood than before with pleasant greeting,friendly smiles and general chatiness which made our visit much better.We took two grandchildren with us and the server went out of her way to speak to them and gave them complimentary crayons and... More 

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Thank lynnbaz
Fareham, United Kingdom
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126 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 290 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A 'free from' menu is available which was great as my daughter is gluten intolerant and a vegetarian. Both covered minimum fuss!

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Thank Ged M
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Popped in today on a whim for a Sunday lunch. I have been many times as it is local to where I live so I have never thought to put it on trip advisor however, the staff today were all so good I thought it warranted a mention - it always adds to the experience when you are met by... More 

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Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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16 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went here with my partner on Friday 24 came in just after 12 was seen to by a very pleasant waitress we ordered drinks and 2 carvery the food was excellent the Yorkshire puddings melted in your mouth and meat so taste lots of choice on veg and we ended our meal with a cheese board all nice and fresh... More 

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Thank Susan B
durham
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70 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was the second visit to The Sheldon Arms, the first was ok but nothing worth writing about. This visit turned a corner, the pub was exactly the same as the last time we visited but the food was way better. Both times we called we had the set carvery, but the difference was like chalk and cheese. I hope... More 

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Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We used to visit the carvery but hadn't been for a while. When we called in for lunch we found that they no longer did the carvery on the afternoon any more. This is probably due to the new Ash tree farm opening. So that's where we went.

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Thank Alan C
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43 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went to the Sheldon Arms last night I had the scampi 🍤 with chunky chip and peas. It was very nice and not to much just enough. The waiter was very good at his job asked if everything was OK offered top ups on out drinks. The rest of the family had the carvery that was very nice as well.

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Thank Natplatt
Manchester, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

As with all carvery places this one started off great the quality and quantity of food is now very average we waited ages for a waitress to come for our order for sweets

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 00:00
Monday
08:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 23:00
Thursday
08:00 - 23:00
Friday
08:00 - 23:00
Saturday
09:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Lord Sheldon Way, Ashton-under-Lyne OL6 7UB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater Manchester  >  Ashton-under-Lyne
  • Phone Number: +44 161 371 2090

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