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3 Dalton Square, Lancaster LA1 1PP, England
+44 1524 64170
08:00 - 23:30
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Sun - Thu 08:00 - 23:30
Fri - Sat 08:00 - 00:30
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Oldham, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Had lunch at this hotel as we were visiting friends in Lancaster. Ifwe bought two main courses we got a free bottle of wine!! Amazing!! There were 4 of us so we got 2 free bottles of wine!! We had beer battered fish ( a whale) chips and mushy peas which was delicious!! Not to be missed!! Very attentive staff... More 

Thank Lesley B
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We had dinner on a Sunday evening. The menu had a great variety, including vegan and gluten free, with very reasonable prices. We were served in record time, but the food was tasteless, the onion rings tasted as fried with old oil. The stake was good but the vegan falafel was oily. They have a lovely family environment and the... More 

Thank Míriam R
Lancaster, United Kingdom
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43 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Wow that was a fantastic meal Four adults and two eight year olds shared two chateaubriands with all the trimmings and it was cooked to perfection We added an extra chips and onion rings but it was all amazing The service from bar and serving staff was excellent as expected and atmosphere great A fantastic way to end my birthday... More 

1 Thank wilkie74
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited The Borough to celebrate our one year anniversary and have only been home a few hours and miss it! We stayed in room 8, a luxury double, which was absolutely gorgeous. After having our bags taken to our room by a very smiley, although he seemed a little rushed, member of staff (who appeared to be the manager)... More 

Thank Karen H
Driffield, England, United Kingdom
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44 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Having stayed at the hotel, and being impressed by it, we decided to eat here. The service was very poor indeed, almost passive aggressive in nature and the place was not that busy. My starter was awfully bland as well as barely tepid. I did point this out to the staff but they seemed disinterested at best. The main course... More 

Thank Paul H
Lancaster, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Came here with my family and had steak with peppercorn sauce. It was the best I have ever had. Good service, reasonably priced and even got a free drink at the end of the night.

Thank danidon1
Lancaster, United Kingdom
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146 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Came on Sunday night for the roast and it was delicious! Great upgrade on wine deal. Only tiny criticisms include the roasted red pepper and garlic soup could've done with a little tweak in the ratio department and had a bit more pepper to garlic and £2 for an extra two slices of bread seems a tad excessive. The roast... More 

Thank Wilkie87
Ashdown Forest
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35 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I always visit here when in Lancaster as it has to be one of my favourite pubs. Always a good range of beers available (some brewed here) and I usually end up having the fish and chips which are always excellent.

Thank Richard J
Southampton, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went as a group of friends for lunch on a Saturday. But didn't have a great experience the food and even drinks took ages to come. Then when the food finally came my boar and chorizo burger was very average. The only redeeming feature was the slightly over priced chicken liver pate.

Thank Peter O
Lancaster, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Actually give you fresh orange juice when asked which is uncommon. Bread and burger were slightly over done I thought although I'm no chef obviously. Mentioned it in passing and had 25% off the burger's price. Good service. Quality food apart from that.

Thank TravellingADG W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20 - US$29
Bar, British, Pub, Soups, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Cheap Eats, Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 23:30
08:00 - 23:30
08:00 - 23:30
08:00 - 23:30
08:00 - 23:30
08:00 - 00:30
08:00 - 00:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3 Dalton Square, Lancaster LA1 1PP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Lancashire  >  Lancaster
  • Phone Number: +44 1524 64170
A warm and welcoming pub restaurant located in the heart of Lancaster City Centre. From Camra award winning ales to Michelin recommend food we aim to offer something for everyone.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?