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.

The Fisherman's Arms News - We are delighted to be back open!

Opening Hours, T&C's, Woodland Walk, Carvery & General Information below

Opening Hours

·         Saturday

o   8am to 11am Full English Breakfasts then 11am to 9pm Lunch menu and  Evening menu

o   Drinks served until 11pm

·         Sunday

o   Full English Breakfasts, coffee & teas 8am to 11am

o   All day food - 11.30am to 9pm

o   (Table service until restrictions change. Carvery will return when we are allowed)

o   Drink - Midday to 11pm Drinks

·         Monday

o   8am to 2pm - Breakfasts & Limited lunch menu

o   5pm to 9pm Food

o   5pm to 11pm Drinks

·         Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday

o   8am to 2pm Breakfast & Lunch

o   5pm to 11pm - Evening

·         Friday

o   All day food & drink from 8am

o   Food served until to 9pm

o   Drinks served until to 11pm


Terms & Conditions

·         Attendance

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   That includes residents.

·         Covid

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

o   That includes social distancing

o   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.

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   Food available to Take away

o   We are following the Government Guidelines

o   Card or Cash payments both accepted.

o   Sunday Carvery will return at some stage during the summer

o   Locals & Residents, all welcome

·         Sittings

o   We work to two sittings so everyone can enjoy our food & restaurant.

o   This allows diners to sit in the restaurant apposed 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   Mornings/Lunchtime - Monday, Saturday & Sunday (morning only) - have a limited menu

o   Sunday Lunch, afternoon & Evening is Carvery Only

·         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

·         Eating in the Bar

o   Food in the bar is the same as restaurant.

o   But some customers are jumping the queue. So, boards in bar have been reduced to “quick” items.


o   Everything still available BUT customer will have to wait to back of the queue




    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