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Toby Carvery Watergate Toll

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421 Watergate Drive, Bolton BL5 1BU, England (Formerly Watergate Toll)
+44 1204 650955
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08:00 - 22:30
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Sun 08:00 - 22:30
Mon - Sat 08:00 - 23:00
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I have visited this Carvery on a number of occasions and apart from Sunday's the food is consistently excellent. Sadly the building does need a good clean and a refit. The interior is very outdated and the service area always looks greasy.

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Thank HolidayGuyUK
Bolton
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went for a late lunch and it was busy but got a table straight away. Had a starter which was pate (not our taste) would not have it again. The main was great good meat perfectly cooked as was the vegetable. I had an ice cream sundae for sweet but my wife was too full for one but she still... More 

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Thank Thejackmans
manchester
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103 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

Firstly the place has a very grubby feel as you approach it's filthy, but we were hungry and thought in for a penny it will be ok. We approach the bar pay for 2 breakfasts and drinks £12 the staff were very friendly. So we go to help ourselves to drinks and unfortunately the coffee is not good at all.... More 

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manchester england
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27 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

I went here with a work colleague for an early dinner. A very clean and welcoming place. There was plenty on the carvery with a wide range of vegetables for a little over £6. Service was very good too.

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Thank tigralady
General Manager A, General Manager at Toby Carvery Watergate Toll, responded to this review

Thank you for your positive feedback and we look forward to welcoming you back in the near future More 

Bolton, United Kingdom
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332 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

I can't believe there are so many bad reports about this place. At 6pm on Sunday it was heaving so much they were queuing outside in the pouring rain, so they must be doing something right. The food was very tasty and a very good choice. The meats were also very good and tasty and the gammon - which I... More 

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Thank jordanellie41
General Manager A, General Manager at Toby Carvery Watergate Toll, responded to this review

Thank you for your positive comments and we look forward to seeing you again soon. The prices of the drinks are set by head office but in respect of the coke I want to make you aware that if it is pepsi then it is refillable. More 

Atherton, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

As we had two grand-daughters to feed my wife thought it would be a good idea to go for a carvery. We visited Watergate Toll where we each had a carvery. The meal was typical of carveries, a choice of meat and unlimited vegetables and a Yorkshire Pudding. We have been here before and the meal was identical to previous... More 

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Bolton, United Kingdom
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65 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

Toby restaraunt , 4.99 for breakfast, theres mixed reviews on this one, but my experience was ok, food was hot, and plentyfull, staff were not bad, had to ask for plates as they had run out of them. Place is clean but dated, but i went for breakfast, and was happy with what i had. Ive been to tobys all... More 

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Thank Vernon V
General Manager A, General Manager at Toby Carvery Watergate Toll, responded to this review

Thanks for your for your comments as without them we cannot improve. We hope you will continue to try us out for breakfast More 

Bolton, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

Excellent food and really friendly staff. I went with the family for our tea on a week day with the grandkids and we all loved it.I definitely will be going again.

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Thank Joanmakin2812
General Manager A, General Manager at Toby Carvery Watergate Toll, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your great comments and we are glad you experienced a fantastic time. See you again soon at The Home of The Roast More 

Eccles, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

We visited on a Sunday around 4.45pm. It was very busy and told there would be a 45min wait for a table for 2. We had a drink at the bar until our table was ready. The food was lovely. Best carvery we have had. The guy slicing the meat was so friendly and funny. We did have to wait... More 

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Thank Julie R
General Manager A, General Manager at Toby Carvery Watergate Toll, responded to this review

Thanks for your kind comments Julie. It is great when guests have a great experience with us. We always advise booking. It means your table is guaranteed on arrival especially on a Sunday!! Hope to see you again soon More 

Bolton, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

I walked out it was that bad they tryed seating me with my kids next to the gravey pots people was squizzing past me it was so bad staff was so rude full of loud people drinking felt uncomfortable

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Thank chan123ste
General Manager A, General Manager at Toby Carvery Watergate Toll, responded to this review

We are sorry to hear you did not enjoy your experience. I would have to disagree with regards to rude staff and loud people drinking as we are more restaurant based. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 6 - US$ 13
Cuisine
British, Pub
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Cheap Eats, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 22:30
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
08:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 421 Watergate Drive, Bolton BL5 1BU, England (Formerly Watergate Toll)
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater Manchester  >  Bolton
  • Phone Number: +44 1204 650955
Description
Welcome to the Toby Carvery Watergate Toll. When it comes to roast dinners, we really know our stuff. Every day our chefs lay on a feast of tender, hand-carved meats with all the trimmings – including towering Yorkshire puds, golden roasties with all those lovely little crunchy bits, and plenty of freshly prepared veg, all crowned with proper gravy. So it's no wonder we're Bolton’s favourite carvery restaurant. Drop by and you'll find lots more on offer, including cooked breakfasts and tasty specials.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?