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Freemasons Arms

Certificate of Excellence
European, British, Pub, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
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8 Vicarage Fold | Wiswell, Clitheroe BB7 9DF, England
+44 1254 822218
Wed - Sun 12:00 - 23:00
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Lytham St Annes, England, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

My friend and I wanted to go for a special lunch to mark our birthdays. She had visited many times before and was effervescent about the restaurant. At the conclusion of our meal she apologised and said it wasn't as good as usual. To summarise, I was a little underwhelmed. Having recently had a lunch at the nearby Northcote Manner... More 

Thank Tracy M
Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Good flavoursome food but the emphasis seems to be on making dosh as opposed to giving you what virtually every other restaurant gives you automatically - a complete meal. Place is top notch, great atmosphere, lovely decor. Only thing is for a £25 main, which let's be honest is top end, comes with no vegetables. Veg' are marked on the... More 

Thank John M
Manchester, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Master chef quality and original ideas, great use of local and seasonal products. Not for every weekend but ideal for a treat or occasion.

Thank M2046QWandrewj
Manchester, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Went for a family meal on Sunday the 16th of April. This was the third time we have eaten here and now will probably be our last. The menu was set at £35 for a starter, main and desert. The menu was limited and there was no vegetarian option. I chose the shredded crab salad, followed by the fish of... More 

5 Thank RoBad84
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurant is in the top 50 in the 2017 Good Food Guide, and with every justification. An excellent wine list, and the suggestion made for an alternative as my selection had just sold out was every bit as good. The staff are brilliant, and service is not included, so be generous!

Thank Godfrey S
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30 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Six of us went for the Three Course Good Friday event menu ( having done likewise last year.It has become an annual event) . The Freemasons is a conversion of 3 terraced cottages . Wonderfully tasty fabulous food is served in a relaxed rural setting in the village of Wiswell,near Clitheroe in the Ribble Valley. We all truly enjoyed every... More 

Thank Susan C
Bury, United Kingdom
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90 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is the second time here for us and it was just as delicious as the first time. The food and service are exceptional . We will definatly go again.

Thank birdie071
Level Contributor
11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We ate here on Saturday April 1st but there was no April foolishness on display.We have eaten here on numerous occasions and never been disappointed.The food on Saturday was the best we have eaten anywhere in a long time.A starter of wild garlic,sweet breads,and onion sauce was utterly memorable.All four of us felt it was as good as food can... More 

Thank Ian S
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a most delicious lunch here, the flavours of each dish were wonderful. A most extensive wine list and great service in a lovely dining room. Loved it all and will be back.

1 Thank FionaPolly
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42 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A really good night, with some very good food, great wine selection, discrete but attentive service. Would recommend the tasting menu and accompanying wine flight.

Thank GeoffSoltau

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20 - US$30
European, British, Pub, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8 Vicarage Fold | Wiswell, Clitheroe BB7 9DF, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Lancashire  >  Clitheroe
  • Phone Number: +44 1254 822218

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