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Wayfarer, Parbold

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The Wayfarer was my first stop in Parbold on Sunday evening. It was packed with a rather large car park that was full with cars queuing for spaces. Inside was just as busy and uncomfortably so. Whilst this is the home of the Problem Child brewery, the pub is primarily for diners with drinkers only having the space around the bar. With the bar area full, I stood near the diners. Ales from Problem Child were Child Rascal & Scoundrel. Guests were also a decent range - Dark Star American Brown Ale & Southport Carousel. The real cider was Seacider Strawberry, a new one for me. Has some very good points. But on the reverse side, it was too busy and uncomfortable to enjoy.
blue_scrumpy - 2 May 2017 21:19
Now ever more food orientated than before. Three cask ales and a cask cider were available, although the bar staff seemed to prioritise sorting out glasses over serving waiting customers.
alexw - 18 Dec 2016 08:43
I am writing a review as I think it is important to share experiences all I can say is avoid this place like the plague, the food is over priced and below average the owners are rude and unhelpful they are unwilling to recognise a complaint the way in which they speak to staff is embarrassing to observe I will not be returning.
gmoly - 15 Jun 2014 00:42
Good food (a bit dearer than average pub food, but well worth it) and well kept cask ales. Worth a visit!
alexw - 3 May 2009 23:34
One of the best, if not the best restaurant/pub i've ever been to. Extensive A la carte, bar and special menus. Good servive and superb food at a resonable price. Highly recommended
A1chef - 1 Feb 2008 11:15
possibly the best food ive eaten for along time,pleasent freindly atmosphere
rrrrrrrrr - 30 Jan 2008 16:58
Bad pint changed for a slightly better Black Sheep, empty early evening Sat (geared to food bookings)
mtaylor40 - 27 Aug 2007 21:54
not been in here for at least 10 years , food was good then , will make a vist soon , will let you know what its like
netty - 15 Jul 2007 22:55
Good beer, food looked good though not sampled. Car park full of big 4x4's but not a farmer in sight.
Redwing - 15 May 2007 20:30
been eating here since '81. till '99, great food and service and not a bad pint. will visit again when i come back up north to visit family and friends.
luvapint - 5 Mar 2007 18:47
Excellent home cooked food at reasonable prices. Oldie world style furnishing. Must be experienced
sharron - 25 Mar 2004 18:34
Plenty of character although has been a little over modernised. Good food and beer. Friendly. Fairly upmarket.
David Saint - 10 Feb 2004 10:28

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