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Millstone at Mellor

$$ - $$$, British,
Church Lane, Blackburn BB2 7JR, England
+44 1254 813333
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Overview
  • Excellent56%
  • Very good26%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
Church Lane, Blackburn BB2 7JR, England
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1 - 10 of 489 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Me and my partner went for a nice meal on our night off from work, it's a lovely looking restaurant with attentive staff. Was a little off putting by the strong smell of fish when we walked in but we got over that! Waited a...More

3  Thank Zoe H
Millstone_Manager, General Manager at Millstone at Mellor, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for your feedback. I really appreciate you taking the time to leave a review and we are always looking to improve and build on what we already offer. Unfortunately when you came to see us we did have a number of fish dishes...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We attended on a Friday night and I was tak3n aback to find the restaurant thronged with people. There was a charity dinner. Despite this huge burden on the kitchens and service staff we had a pleasant dinner. We only had a main course but...More

Thank Daniel I
Millstone_Manager, General Manager at Millstone at Mellor, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

The team worked very hard to ensure we maintained our high standards for everybody dining with us that night and I am glad this came across to you. Thank you for taking the time to write a review and we look forward to welcoming you...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Value for money as food par excellent. Log fires and warm welcome. Gin cocktails a speciality. Excellent accommodation as wellMore

Thank CheshireView
Millstone_Manager, General Manager at Millstone at Mellor, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for your lovely comments, our kitchen staff work hard to maintain incredibly high standards and I am pleased this is apparent to you. We look forward to seeing you again and you can try some of our new gins. Kind Regards Tim Parker...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had our wedding reception there on Saturday and just want to say thank you to all the staff, they made it so easy for us and they were all very friendly. Would like to say a special thank you to miggy the head chef as...More

Thank ste A
Millstone_Manager, General Manager at Millstone at Mellor, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for your overwhelmingly positive feedback and I am very happy to see you enjoyed your day. I will, of course, pass your comments on to miggy and let him know how happy you are with your experience. Thank you once again and congratulations...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited for lunch for the first time in a couple of years and was impressed with the refurbished restaurant. The sandwich lunch menu was very good value and the food delicious. The service was excellent, staff were helpful and refreshingly quick to respond, this really...More

Thank Katmb180873
Millstone_Manager, General Manager at Millstone at Mellor, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for such positive feedback on our service standards, we do hold ourselves to very high standards of service and we are very happy to see this is coming through to our customers. We will continue to improve and look forward to seeing you...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The parking was right outside which was great for my mum who cant walk very far. As there was a wedding on the main restaurant wasnt available and we were seated almost between the main restaurant and the bar area almost right in a thoroughfare...More

Thank John_The_Miner
Millstone_Manager, General Manager at Millstone at Mellor, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for your great review and I am sorry you were seated in our middle bar area as both our lounge and restaurant area are filled with lovely tables and I am sure the atmosphere and experience would have been considerably improved with these...More

Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

Pat and I were staying here for two nights while exploring this part of Lancashire and later. I siting Boundary Mill. The weather wasn't the best but our stay here was very good. The room was spacious and very comfortable, the staff saw to us...More

Thank J2R2R
Millstone_Manager, General Manager at Millstone at Mellor, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

I was very pleased to read your excellent 5 star review and I am glad our efforts with regards to service and our excellent new menu are being noticed. I really appreciate you taking the time to leave such a great review and we look...More

Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

We have been to this restaurant on many occasions thus returned. However I am sad to report it was a very bad experience. Issues as follows On arrival, they didn't have our booking. We had an 82 yo and 84 yo and had to wait...More

2  Thank scottmaxted
Millstone_Manager, General Manager at Millstone at Mellor, responded to this reviewResponded 13 October 2017

Thanks for taking the time to write this review and bring those issues to our attention. The overall experience of our guests is always our top priority so we are really sorry to read that your visit did not live up to previous experiences. We...More

Reviewed 28 September 2017 via mobile

Myself and my family visited the Millstone at Mellor for Sunday lunch at 6.30pm. We've all been before and had lovely food and thought it was time we returned following their refurb. We were a table of 13 consisting of 4 children, 2 elderly ladies...More

3  Thank kaylz39
Millstone_Manager, Manager at Millstone at Mellor, responded to this reviewResponded 2 October 2017

Thank you for taking the time to write a review, however I do strongly disagree with many of the comments you have made. Firstly I was the senior manager on duty, and personally took your reservation over the phone. As you called to increase your...More

Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

Happened on this hotel while searching for somewhere to stay for our planned dinner at nearby Northcote. Lovely little hotel. I love the old building with its character. It was nice to stay in a more traditionally decorated hotel as opposed to something really modern....More

Thank Alexis S
Millstone_Manager, General Manager at Millstone at Mellor, responded to this reviewResponded 13 October 2017

Thank you for taking the time to leave such lovely feedback about your stay with us. I am so glad you like the decor and feel of the Millstone. I hope to welcome you back to the Millstone in the near future. Kind Regards, Tim...More

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James C
13 November 2016|
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Response from sandywalls | Reviewed this property |
booking is recommended.
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Franjacko
8 August 2016|
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Response from Malcolm H | Reviewed this property |
As my children are now adults I don't know if they have a children's menu sorry
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$13 - US$79
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Local cuisine, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Monday
7:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Tuesday
7:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Wednesday
7:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Thursday
7:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Friday
7:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Saturday
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Church Lane, Blackburn BB2 7JR, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Lancashire  >  Blackburn
  • Phone Number: +44 1254 813333
  • E-mail
Description
Situated in the picturesque Ribble Valley, Lancashire, the Millstone is an award winning restaurant and bar. Chef patron Anson Bolton has worked hard to create a menu inspired by the local produce around the inn. Anson's hard work has earned him 2 AA Rosettes which he has held for 10 years.
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