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  • Ranked #3 for pubs in Lancaster
  • Ralpharama
    "Discount on ales for CAMRA members with valid card."(3 Tips)
    Liloo G.
    "Steak on the school dinner deal is just so good."(3 Tips)
    Josh B.
    "Excellent menu, great ale both home brewed and from local breweries."(11 Tips)
    Carl G.
    "Has its own brewery in the cellar."(2 Tips)
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  • Liloo G.
    Liloo Grunewald3 weeks ago
    Steak on the school dinner deal is just so good. Meat is superb quality. Portion size is very good. However, not much of difference in portion size in "school dinner" fish&chips & normal fish&chips
  • Ben H.
    Ben HanleyNovember 3, 2014
    Brewing their own ale underneath the pub, it doesn't get more local than that really! Usual staple bar food, and some unusual drinks on the taps to try. Very busy with a wide range of people drinking.
  • Alex R.
    Alex R.August 26, 2014
    Shame there's no women and eight out of nine of them are white. Great acts but a little more diversity is out there in comedy and it'd be great to see more of it.
  • Josh B.
    Josh BancroftNovember 26, 2014
    Excellent menu, great ale both home brewed and from local breweries. Good package deals (theatre menu etc) and even cater for students. Lovely atmosphere, great for groups and swing music :)
  • Carri D.
    Carri DanielsApril 5, 2015
    Love eating here. The place is spotless. The staff polite & attentive. Food is always off a very good standard. There is plenty of outdoor seating. Is close to a children's playground
  • Haydn H.
    Haydn HicksMay 6, 2011
    Without doubt, the most professionally run Boozer in Town. Always an atmosphere and quality food and beverages!! Should have a Tourist Attraction sign from the station !
  • Ralpharama
    RalpharamaJune 14, 2011
    Still one of the best pubs in town but getting more expensive all the time! They also need to expand their meagre vegetarian options... Otherwise, top marks.
  • Martin H.
    Martin HazelJanuary 8, 2013
    Great food, Great beer and wine, Lovely beer garden. Just make sure you have a bit of extra cash with you
  • Alex R.
    Alex R.August 26, 2014
    Fantastic for coffee or a pint. Discount for camra members. Card payments over £5 & cadhback available.
  • Jacqueline B.
    Jacqueline BrennanAugust 9, 2014
    Great beer and whisky selection. Very popular and gets very busy. Excellent food and good service.
  • Carl G.
    Carl GriffinJanuary 23
    Has its own brewery in the cellar. Beautiful pub with elegant furnishings. Great real ales.
  • Rallou C.
    Rallou ChatzimichailMarch 26, 2015
    Good food and beer. The rooms are so beautiful, clean and luxurious....
  • Marcelo A.
    Marcelo AlbagllApril 9, 2014
    lovely place, good ales, nice food. Enjoy it :-)
  • Jonty C.
    Jonty CampbellJuly 12, 2013
    If you're stuck on doing your bow-tie, one of the bar-staff knows how to do them.
  • Ben H.
    Ben HodgkinsonSeptember 27, 2012
    The new owners have really improved the beer range, worth a revisit.
  • Neil L.
    Neil LarryJune 18, 2014
    Try and grab a table in the secret garden area... very nice!
  • Chris J.
    Chris JohnsonMarch 2, 2012
    Try the Black Pudding and Poached Egg starter!
  • Ed P.
    Ed ParryDecember 21, 2011
    The School Dinners menu is genius. Perfect size and price.
  • Ian M.
    Ian McCullochApril 21, 2012
    Good food, but a bit weak on the veggie side.
  • Jacqueline B.
    Jacqueline BrennanJune 20, 2011
    The fish & chips is absolutely excellent!
  • Stuart G.
    Stuart GriceDecember 1, 2015
    Wonderful food, service and environment!
  • Ralpharama
    RalpharamaMarch 25, 2010
    Discount on ales for CAMRA members with valid card.
  • Kevin H.
    Kevin HeronApril 15, 2012
    Good food and friendly staff.beautifully managed by Hannah
  • Alex R.
    Alex RobertsMay 29, 2012
    CAMRA members receive a whopping £1 off every pint!
  • Keir B.
    Keir BensonAugust 25, 2010
    So good I came back twice in the same day! :D
  • Julia C.
    Julia ClintonFebruary 6, 2010
    Brilliant soups and cheese boards!
  • David W.
    David WrightAugust 8, 2010
    Smashing Sunday lunches all day Sunday till they run out!
  • Johanna
    JohannaFebruary 5, 2013
    The food is really bad.
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