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Stanley Arms

€€ - €€€, British,
Gillars Lane, St Helens WA10 5PT, England
+44 1744 25706
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good18%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible17%
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Open Now
11:30 - 15:00All hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
Gillars Lane, St Helens WA10 5PT, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went here today with family and friends after a funeral service. Everything was pre booked, and there was no problem at all. It was a little crowded as there was another funeral party there as well, but that was not a problem. The staff were...More

2  Thank Daniel Q
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a Christmas dinner on thursday 21st. Excellent meal and service. Even though it was very busy nothing was too much trouble for the staff. The meal was piping hot and plentiful

Thank Jan L
Reviewed 6 December 2017 via mobile

Had a lovely night with Work friends at this hidden gem. Superb food! Amazing service. Fantastic atmosphere. And a well stocked gin bar. I will definitely be making a return shortly. 😘

1  Thank SJPearson
Reviewed 6 December 2017

Just visited the Stanley Arms and had a lovely evening. We have been before but not yet written a review. The staff were friendly and attentive, the atmosphere was warm and relaxed. The food was amazing ... the best fillet steak ever and the sea...More

1  Thank Tom O
Reviewed 1 December 2017 via mobile

Heard about this hidden gem and brought my parents/son from Manchester for Sunday meal and we weren’t disappointed lovely warm friendly atmosphere..good selection from menu suited all tastes we had a three course meal with wine the bill was really reasonable...Definitely will be back.

1  Thank janet m
Reviewed 18 November 2017 via mobile

The starter was beautiful can’t fault it the problem came with the mains the burger was greasy the onion rings were also greasy didn’t bring enough chips to the table for the number of adult meals and when they did bring more they were greasy...More

2  Thank Mickeyloos
Reviewed 17 November 2017

This is quite an attractive semi-rural pub/restaurant with a conservatory set on a busy B road close to the A580 on the outskirts of St Helens. I visited here with my wife and extended family members in November 2017 for a lunchtime meal on a...More

3  Thank Ciaran32
Reviewed 17 November 2017 via mobile

Not been in a while but decided to go for Sunday lunch. We were quickly seated in the busy restaurant part. There was a party celebrating a birthday. Despite being busy our orders were taken quickly. I had roast lamb and my partner steak Diane....More

Thank 123shoes
Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

On passing through the area stopped at this pub for some lunch. We were told that as it gets very busy then they would recommend booking. They did seat us in the bar area, next to the open fire. It was very nice and pleasant...More

2  Thank Sharon123Preston
Reviewed 12 October 2017

I think me and my family would eat here every day if we could! Think I've only ever had one bad meal and what disappointed me was there was no offer to change it for something else and we still paid full price, considering we're...More

1  Thank PinkCoffeeCups
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20 December 2017|
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Response from BazSingapore | Reviewed this property |
I am somewhat bemused by the dog issue given that I’ve actually taken the dog in there several times in the past with no problems at all and yet, not long ago, me and a very well behaved mutt didn’t make it to the bar and... More
Nicola D
11 December 2017|
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Response from 123shoes | Reviewed this property |
Yes they have a dog themselves
16 May 2017|
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Response from Gosiasta | Reviewed this property |
I would, they haven't got many tables and it can get busy especially during weekends. I have managed to get a table during the week without booking but that's just a gamble.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, View, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 00:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 00:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 00:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 00:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 00:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Gillars Lane, St Helens WA10 5PT, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Merseyside  >  St Helens
  • Phone Number: +44 1744 25706
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