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The White Cross

$$ - $$$, British,
Quarry Road, Lancaster LA1 4XT, England
+44 1524 33999
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good36%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“pie” (15 reviews)
“crusty bread” (3 reviews)
“salad” (13 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 PM - 11:30 PMAll hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Quarry Road, Lancaster LA1 4XT, England
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1 - 10 of 287 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

We had a meal here during the musical festival. We could not believe the value for money and the generosity. The food was excellent and we got a bottle of wine as part of a meal deal! Lovely staff and bustling atmosphere completed a great...More

Thank redsandyboy
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We came here for our works do on Friday and had a great night! The food and service was excellent as usual. I have never had a bad experience here, I thought maybe the quality of food and service may not be as high as...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 1 week ago

Good grub at reasonable prices and family friendly. The staff are lovely. Nice setting. Good beer. What more can you want?

Thank Dillon101
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just a quick note to say thank you for a great meal and drink for my birthday .....top marks . Chris.

Thank Christopher P
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

Nice location by the canal, great choice of well kept beers, good food and friendly service. What's not to like!

Thank BobBoulby
Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

We went for lunch before venturing into town. The food quality was good but service was little slow (30 min wait for 4 sandwiches) it was around 1:30 so peak time. The chicken sandwich with chips is a winner!

Thank Darren M
Reviewed 6 November 2017

My husband and I went to The White Cross for coffee after a meeting. We didn't have time for lunch, but I would love to go back. The staff was very friendly and I loved the decor too. I think in the summer is wonderful...More

Thank Anca M
Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

Had booked a table being a Saturday night. Menu varied with good range of starters, appetisers, fish, meat and burgers. Unfortunately having ordered it took 40 mins for starters and one glass of wine to arrive. Had 3 choices from deli board as starters to...More

Thank Angela C
Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

Wifey had seen the reviews so decided to lunch here. Very friendly greeting, placed looked great and very busy with a live band. Good menu I went for the venison burger wifey went for fish and chips. Food was OK, burger tasty but very runny...More

Thank MrMcMrsA
Tim T, Manager at The White Cross, responded to this reviewResponded 30 October 2017

Hello MrMcMrsA Thank you for your recent review, Generally, our food is very well received, apologies that when you visited you did not receive the food that we feel matches our positive feedback. The issues you highlighted will be forward to the kitchen and discussed...More

Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

Busy restaurant with great atmoshere. The staff were really helpful and knowledgeable and added to a wonderful evening. Good menu with lots of variety and lots of local produce. Vegetarian well cartered for and impressed by the imaginative choice.More

Thank majs4
Tim T, Manager at The White Cross, responded to this reviewResponded 30 October 2017

Hello majs4 Thank you for your 5- star review based on your recent visit to the White Cross Pub. It’s so great to hear that the staff added to the enjoyment of your time spent here and you were impressed with the menu. We do...More

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Questions & Answers
Cate S
5 August 2017|
Response from Cpennington92 | Reviewed this property |
Can you re-phrase your question? This is a lovely quiet restaurant on the camel and is great for food; I would recommend. I would, however, maybe book before going if you have a large party.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$16
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Television, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, View, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 11:30 PM
11:30 AM - 11:30 PM
11:30 AM - 11:30 PM
11:30 AM - 11:30 PM
11:30 AM - 11:30 PM
11:30 AM - 12:30 AM
11:30 AM - 12:30 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Quarry Road, Lancaster LA1 4XT, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Lancashire  >  Lancaster District  >  Lancaster
  • Phone Number: +44 1524 33999
  • E-mail
Canal side pub with home cooked food served 12PM-9PM every day. Up to 13 cask ales, two rotating craft beers plus fresh ground coffee and and excellent selection of wines by the glass.
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