a Docklow Pools pub & restaurant

Fresh Home Cooked Food

If you book a table with us and you don't attend, or it's cancelled less than 12 hours before the agreed time - then please be aware we'll not take another booking from you again.

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Winter Opening Hours (Excludes above)

  • Wednesday - 8am to 2pm- closed in the evening
  • Thursday - 8am to 2pm & 5pm to 9pm. Drinks until 11pm
  • Friday & Saturday 8am to 9pm. Drinks until 11pm
  • Sunday - Sunday Carvery 11.30am to 5.30pm

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Terms & Conditions


o   If you book a table with us and you do not attend, or it's cancelled less than 12 hours before the agreed time - then please be aware we'll not take another booking from you again.

o   Tables of 10+ diners - we'll need a non refundable £20 deposit to secure the booking. This is not refunded regardless of cancellation or nonattendance.That includes residents.

·         Covid

o  we will continue our standards regardless of decision by government in weeks to come.

o   That includes social distancing.  Temperatures etc

o   Feedback from customers is they respect and admire how Docklow team works.

·         The Woodland Walk

o   The walk does not include the lakes. Kept that peaceful for our residents.

o   The Woodland walk is only available to patrons of the Fisherman's Arms.

o   It's unlike the National Trust, it's purely there to reward paying customers.

o   Free of charge = We ask all customers use the Fisherman's Arms

o   Otherwise, its £10 per car for those who do not use the Fisherman's Arms

o   For non-residents it mirrors the Fisherman's Arms hours.

·         Dogs

o   Dogs are allowed in the bar, coffee shop & conservatory only.

o   Dogs are not allowed in the restaurant

o   Assistance dogs are allowed in the restaurant.

·         Children

o   Docklow Pools is an adult only holiday venue.

o   But we allow children to come with their guardians before 6pm. That is last orders for children.

o   Afraid we cannot take table bookings which include children after 6pm.

o   We ask politely children stay with their family.

·         General

o   All food & drink ordered must be paid for.

o   Docklow Pools does not accept £50 notes.

o   We insist all patrons refrain from bad language whilst using the Fisherman's Arms.

o   No drinks or food not purchased at the Fisherman's Arms can be consumed on our premises (including soft drinks & snacks of any kind).

o   Card or Cash payments both accepted.

o  Locals & Residents, all welcome

·         Sittings

o   We work to two sittings in the summer time, so everyone can enjoy our food & restaurant.

o   This allows diners to sit in the restaurant opposed the coffee shop or bar to eat.

o   Early dining

§  We open at 5pm we will need your table back by 730pm at the latest please.

§  After dining you're welcome to have a drink in the bar or outside and stay the rest of service.

o   Evening dining

§  you're welcome to join us for an early drink any time from 5pm. 

§  We will call you for your table after 8pm.

§  Table bookings available 7.30, 8pm & 8.30pm - where you can stay if you wish to stay for the rest of the service.

·         Menu's

o   Lunchtime  Wednesday to Saturday is our Chef Debbie - Working to day time specials & breakfasts

o   Sunday Lunch, afternoon is Carvery Only

Thursday, Friday  & Saturday evenings are our al la carte menu

·         Sunday lunchtime

o   There is no alternative option on a Sunday apart from a small carvery.

o   Sunday is Carvery only.

o   Small carvery is for under 10s only – Not intended for adults

·      Allergies

Customer must tell us of any allergy so we can help. The customer or guardian must take responsibility

It may in certain circumstances to decline offering food because the risk is so great. We'd rather be safe than sorry.


    Contact Information

  • Reservation Details

  • *Please note we are operating two evening sittings, early evening tables may need to be cleared by 7:30pm

*Reservations confirmed via email or phone.

Friendly Staff

Great Food

Sunday Carvery

Sunday Carvery

Country Pub, Restaurant
& Sunday Carvery

Whether you’re staying with us on holiday or local to Docklow, the Fishermans Arms welcomes you to join us 7 days a week during summer for fantastic homemade food at great value.

Our summer opening is every morning and every evening, with a Sunday lunch carvery which has a wonderful reputation across the county.

All our meats are from a local butcher. Food is homemade including delicious dishes, pies, chips, pudding and desserts.

It means that we are more than just a fishery. People who come on holiday love the fact that they can eat well, in friendly traditional surroundings, at great value prices without actually leaving the Docklow estate.

Sundays are normally a busy day because of strong local reputation so bookings are always suggested. 01568 760 256 or email info@docklowpools.com

The Fishermans Arms has both a restaurant a pub grub evening menu and an impressive breakfast brunch and lunch menu too.

we don’t serve fast food,
we serve great food