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The Rock Inn

$$ - $$$, British,
Tockholes Road, Darwen BB3 0LU, England
+44 1254 702733
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good21%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible7%
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“steak” (11 reviews)
“t bone” (2 reviews)
“sausage mash” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub
$$ - $$$
Tockholes Road, Darwen BB3 0LU, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had our wedding meal here at the weekend . Our host Norma and Jimmy were brilliant and made everything go very well all afternoon . We had a choice of starters prawn platter , melon or veg soup , I had prawn platter was...More

Thank Angela P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My grandad took me here for my birthday! Mid week, very affordable but the quality of the food is far from cheap!! Lots of waiters to assist! Lovely views over the moors below! Highly recommended!

Thank hadfield2012
Reviewed 15 August 2017

Had a family meal on Sat night, lovely home cooked food, didn't wait too long either considering they were full. loads of menu and specials choice, not over priced. will be back

Thank RM11LAR
Reviewed 21 July 2017

Visited this lovely friendly pub the other evening and had a fantastic fillet steak!! Set high on the hill the views are fabulous and there is a play area for kids. Ample parking and a great feelgood factor. The pub has been there for300 years...More

Thank Jillyponic
Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

Called for evening meal about 6pm. Welcome from behind the bar was v good. Menu choices AND specials plentiful and varied. Order came in good time..well prepared and presented. Excellent boh in quantity and quality. Too full for sweet sadly. A brilliant place well regound...More

Thank deprib
Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

Went for lunch for a catch up with a friend. Setting of pub is lovely with some great views. Staff quite friendly. Food very average and for what you got I'd say slightly over priced. Have drunk there a views times for the view. Will...More

Thank Ruth S
Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

Visited The Rock Inn. A Pleasant Pub Restaurant in Tockholes Lovely View Towards The West Lancashire Coastline. Had The Surf and Turf was Expecting to be Asked how I would Like My Steak. When The Meal Came it was on a Small Plate and Covered...More

Thank dmfan1973
Reviewed 3 May 2017

We ate at the Rock as the reviews were quite good, on sitting down & looking at the menu, there were no prices against the fish courses, on asking I found that my meal (Salmon) £12.50 was priced on the specials board. When my meal...More

Thank England_8
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

Great pub. Friendly service. Amazing views. Delicious food. Very large portions. I wish pubs would start a lite bite option of the food. Beth our waitress was lovely. Worth a visit just for the views at this time of year.

1  Thank lappiloo
Reviewed 19 March 2017

Lovely food, nice fire roaring and great staff. The steak and ale pie is the best around. The Cajun chicken is very hot and delicious. All in all really good value and well worth a Sunday lunch trip......we saw the roast beef dinner being seved...More

1  Thank Nicola350
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Questions & Answers
17 August 2017|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from Norma G | Property representative |
we are closed mondays, every other evening is 5.30pm, sat & Sun all day, thank you for your enquiry
17 August 2017|
Response from deprib | Reviewed this property |
sorry no idea... we went before 6pm and there were several already eating
17 February 2017|
Response from Norma G | Property representative |
No it has always been called The Rock Inn, there is Hare & Hounds at Lammack, and one in Abbey Village
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, British, Pub
Lunch, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, View, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Tockholes Road, Darwen BB3 0LU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Lancashire  >  Darwen
  • Phone Number: +44 1254 702733
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