Your Restaurant Directory for Lancashire Life
PUBLISHED: 16:57 20 December 2010 | UPDATED: 16:02 20 February 2013
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MEDITERRANEO RISTORANTE ITALIANO.
We would like to welcome you to our family run Italian Restaurant situated behind the promenade Southport. Specialising in freshly home-made Italian Cusine. Special Offers every night plus a la carte menu available at any time. We look forward to seeing you at the Mediterraneo .
Please call for more details 1 Avondale Road, Southport PR9 0EP. Telephone 01704 501120.
THE MILLSTONE HOTEL
Enjoy home-cooked local and regional specialities. Chef Patron Anson uses only the best seasonal ingredients to give you creative daily menus. A traditional coaching inn, choose the informality of the bar or relax in the award-winning restaurant. Extensive wine list and great value wines by the glass. Awarded 2 AA rosettes.
Mellor. Tel: 01254 813333. www.millstonehotel.co.uk
THE MILLSTONE INN & BRASSERIE
Wooden floors and strong Mediterranean colours on the walls make this establishment both modern and innovative yet welcoming. There are large attractive gardens for summer dining al fresco.
The Millstone Inn, Bolton Road, Anderton, Chorley, Nr Horwich, Lancashire PR6 9HU Tel/Fax: 01257 480205
MITTON HALL COUNTRY HOUSE HOTEL
15th century Tudor mansion set on the banks of the River Ribble. Enjoy exquisite cuisine at one of our two restaurants: Cromwells Brasserie or the Sir Thomas More a la carte dining hall. 14 newly refurbished bedrooms, two brand new luxury suites with spectacular views.
Mitton, Whalley. Tel: 01254 826544.
THE OLD HALL
Set in a magnificent Elizabethan manor house nestling in the foothills of the Pennines. It has a timeless elegance with a friendly relaxed informality and a welcome and service second to none. Modern regional cooking has won many compliments and awards including Good Food Guide recognition and an AA Rosette for culinary excellence.
Todmorden. Tel: 01706 815998.
THE PEACOCK RESTAURANT
At the Crimble. Excellent French/ English cuisine. Beautifully designed restaurant. Relaxed setting.
Bamford, Rochdale. Tel: 01706 368591.
THE PINES HOTEL, HAWORTHS BISTRO & THE CRYSTAL ROOM
Beautiful bedrooms including four posters, jacuzzis and steam baths.Weddings a speciality. The Crystal Room or Bistro, formal or informal to suit your occasion. Cabaret dinner dance with top artists. Lancashire Life Hotel of the Year 1998/99. New Dixon caters for up to 300 people.
Clayton-le-Woods, Chorley. Tel: 01772 338551.
THE RED PUMP
This traditional country inn nestles in beautiful Bowland and offers dishes with an emphasis on flavour first; modern English dishes created with great Lancashire produce. Three beautifully appointed guest rooms are also available.We're three miles from Clitheroe, a million miles from hectic.
Bashall Eaves, Nr Clitheroe. BB7 3DA 01254 826227 www.theredpumpinn.co.uk
FERRARI'S COUNTRY HOUSE HOTEL AND RESTAURANT
Ferrari's is a family run hotel synonymous for quality, value and personal service. Perfect venue for weddings, special occasions.We are also open for lunch and dinner offering excellent food. 23 beautiful individually designed bedrooms. All this and in beautiful surroundings too.
Chipping Road, Thornley, Longridge PR3 2TB 01772 783148
A La Carte, Market specials and Sunday Lunch menus available, using quality fresh produce sourced locally.
Little Scotland, Blackrod, Bolton. Telephone 01942 833101
THE GIBBON BRIDGE HOTEL & RESTURANT
Lancashire Life Hotel of the Year 2004/05
Undoubtedly one of the main attractions of this privately owned hotel is its fine Restaurant which overlooks award-winning gardens in Lancashire's finest countryside. Open daily to non-residents, you can relax and enjoy delicious food, elegant surroundings and a warm and friendly welcome. Janet and The Team carefully choose dishes which utilise fresh local produce and vegetables from our own gardens to bring you the very best in local cuisine. Private dinner parties are a speciality but for the ultimate dining elegance,
consider a private Al Freco experience, where Janet will personally cook and oversee your barbecue.
Chipping, Forest of Bowland, Lancashire PR3 2TQ. Tel No: 01995 61456 www.gibbon-bridge.co.uk
THE HIGH MOOR RESTAURANT
The High Moor is one of the top restaurants in the county and was highly commended in the 2005-2006 Lancashire Life Food and Wine Awards for the quality of it's cuisine. Originally dating back to the outbreak of the English Civil War in 1642, this long-time favourite commands one of the best views from any restaurant in Lancashire. It is renowned for producing excellent British cooking.
Part Medieval Hall, part 17th century Manor House, Hipping Hall is a unique experience. Breathtaking interiors, three acres of beautifully landscaped grounds and friendly attentive staff await your arrival. Food in the restaurant is under the direction of former 'Young Chef of the Year' Jason 'Bruno' Birkbeck who has made his name creating classical dishes adapted for the modern palate. Our stunning rooms have been designed to leave you feeling calm, rested and refreshed. Hipping Hall welcomes non-resident diners. Please see our website for more details.
www.hippinghall.com Kirkby Lonsdale, Tel: 015242 71187
MARRIOTT WORSLEY PARK HOTEL & COUNTRY CLUB
Brindleys Restaurant Indulge in a vibrant collection of locally sourced produce delivered with true British passion in charming and rustic surroundings. Starters from 5.50 Main course from 14.25 The Terrace Bar & Brasserie Leisurely sophistication in a tranquil and picturesque location accompanied by Mediterranean flair & flavours. Dishes from 5.75
Worsley, Manchester, M28 2QT Tel: 0161 975 2000 MarriottWorsleyPark.co.uk
ASTLEY BANK HOTEL
Emphasis on friendly service in relaxed surroundings, superb quality dining, 37 beautiful, individually designed bedrooms. The best conference facilities, plus private dining rooms.
Darwen. Tel: 01254 777700.
THE BAYLEY ARMS
Traditional country pub and Restaurant. Real ales, log fires, excellent bar food, cosy restaurant, and 8 luxurious bedrooms. Home to Stonyhurst Park Golf Club, A real Lancashire welcome awaits. "Enjoy a truly unique atmosphere whether out for a quiet drink or a party celebration with friends."
Avenue Road, Hurst Green, Clitheroe, BB7 9QJ 01254 826478 www.bayleyarms.co.uk
THE BARN AT SCORTON
The barn coffee bar at Scorton has become famous for it's cream scones made fresh every day!
The Square, Scorton Tel: 01524 793533
A unique restaurant, bar and function rooms complex. First opened in 1982, we have since built a stylish and exciting venue in the Lancashire countryside with glorious views over the pennines There is a welcoming light and airy bar, where you can drop in for just a drink or a premeal aperitif.
Bellavista Ristorante Tel: 01706 342479
Bellavista Pizzeria Tel: 01706 359766
Altavista Bassavista Tel: 01706 527744
Fax: 01706 342479
This restaurant, country hotel and watering hole offers quality wide ranging restaurant and bar menus. Try the carvery on Sundays. Fantastic 'glass house' and gardens. Civil wedding ceremonies, receptions and functions.
Worston, Clitheroe. Tel: 01200 441218.
THE CASTLE GREEN HOTEL
The 2 AA Rosette awarded Greenhouse Restaurant at the Castle Green Hotel in Kendal enjoys breathtaking views to Kendal Castle and the Lakeland Fells beyond. The finest local produce is imaginatively prepared by award-winning Executive Chef, Justin Woods and his experienced team.We're also proud to offer an unusually extensive and inspired wine list for your enjoyment.
The Castle Green Hotel in Kendal, LA9 6RG Tel: 01539 734000 www.castlegreen.co.uk
The perfect setting whatever the occasion, offering a "global menu" with excellent service. Outside catering available.
Closed Sun/Mon. Churchtown, Southport. Tel: 01704 226129. www.cambridge129.com
CASSIS @ STANLEY HOUSE
Cassis @ Stanley House offers the ultimate fine dining experience In keeping with the hotel's personality overall, Cassis accommodates up to eighty guests in simply stunning surroundings. The cuisine is always served to an exceptionally high standard by chef Warrick Dodds and his dedicated team Suspended over the restaurant is the luxurious drinks deck, offering fine views over the surrounding countryside.What better place to enjoy your pre dinner drink or coffee and liqueurs
Mellor, Lancashire, BB2 7NP Tel: 01254 769200 www.stanleyhouse.co.uk
CITY OF MANCHESTER STADIUM
John Benson-Smith, the Executive Consultant Chef at the City of Manchester Stadium, has devised a varied menu to compliment any manner of event. The award winning Stadium offers six beautifully appointed lounges and over 60 hospitality boxes, all with panoramic views of the pitch, in which to hold your event. The City of Manchester Stadium also offers dining for special occasions such as Mothers Day, Father's Day, Valentines Day and Christmas to name but a few.
City of Manchester Stadium, SportCity, Manchester Tel: 0870 0621894
THE CONISTON HOTEL
Set against a stunning Yorkshire Dales backdrop, The Coniston Hotel combines award-winning food with friendly service and spectacular surroundings. Our menus have an international flavour yet still maintain a strong Yorkshire tradition, with produce from the Coniston estate featuring regularly.Why not extend the experience with an overnight stay?
Coniston Cold, Skipton, North Yorkshire, BD23 4EB. Tel: 01756 748080 www.theconistonhotel.com
THE DINING ROOM
Over the past three years The Dining Room has certainly proven itself as one of the best restaurants in the Northwest. A combination of top quality, fresh produce and high a level of service means that they are the deserved winners of "Lancashire life Newcomer of the year 2005-2006" highly commended in the category of "Lancashire Life Restaurant of the Year 2006-2007" and the winner of the Remy Martin Restaurant of the Year 2007 Northwest. Open six days for lunch and dinner, closed Tuesdays Set menu available at lunchtimes and midweek evenings
8-12 Burnley Rd, Rawtenstall, Rossendale, BB4 8EW 01706 210567
FAIRWAYS RESTAURANT ATHOUGHWOOD GOLF
Our award winning chef, Gary Merrill and his lively team invite you to join them in this fabulous restaurant where we all aim to please. Choose from a tempting selection of menus to suit all tastes. Dishes are freshly and imaginatively prepared using local seasonal produce whilst the friendly and efficient staff will take care of your every need. Relax in the ambience of understated elegance and enjoy stunning views over the Lancashire Plain. Houghwood has it all, come and indulge and savour it for yourself.
Billinge Hill, Crank Road, St Helens WA11 8RL Tel:01744 894754
THE ROYAL TOBY
A warm atmosphere, traditional decor and values, The Royal Toby Hotel is well loved by our customers. Quality, consistency and value for money ensure an enviable reputation.
Castleton, Rochdale OL11 3HF
Tel: 01706 861861
RUFFORD ARMS RESTAURANT & RESIDENTIAL HOTEL
Why not visit the newly refurbished Restaurant and Hotel. Based in the heart of rural Rufford on the A59 close to Rufford Old Hall. Using local produce and chef's inventiveness we have a menu to suit all tastes from a light lunch to a sumptuous dinner, we're sure you'll enjoy the experience . . . don't forget we also have overnight accommodation if you don't want the experience to end.We operate a complete no smoking policy. Open Monday to Friday 12-2.30 and 6.9.45 and all day Saturday and Sunday 12-9.45 booking is highly recommended.
380 Liverpool Road, Rufford, Lancs (on the A59) L40 1SQ Tel: 01704 822040 www.ruffordarms.com
THE SHIREBURN ARMS
A 17th Century country Inn with spectacular views over the Ribble Valley. ( Home to the Tolkien Trail.) 22 Luxurious 3 star bedrooms. Restaurant of Renown. Function Suite catering for weddings, sportsman dinners, and Ladies Evenings. Lounge Bar with bar meals, cask ales, and log fires. Traditional menus are offered with a modern twist, using fresh local produce and coupled with friendly professional staff make this award winning hotel and restaurant definitely a place to
visit. Hurst Green, Clitheroe, Nr Blackburn. Tel: 01254 826518. www.shireburnarmshotel.com
In our Restaurant within the Fourteenth Century Manor House of Samlesbury Hall, we pride ourselves on using the finest of Lancashire produce, along with food grown in Samlesbury Hall's very own kitchen garden. Whether it's a light snack or a hearty meal, all are freshly prepared by our award winning chef, Keith Dalton. We are open Sunday to Friday 11am until 4.30pm.
Samlesbury Hall, Preston New Road, Samlesbury Tel 01254 812010 www.samlesburyhall.co.uk
Former winner of the Bolton Evening News 'Restaurant of the Year' Award. Enjoying a magnificent setting in the edge ofBelmont Village and the West Pennine Moors, San Marino combines fantastic food with comfortable, stylish surroundings. The ambience is completed with live jazz entertainment each Friday and a pianist each Sunday evening. Our extensive Mediterranean menu is complemented by our ever changing fresh fish specials and a sophisticated wine list. The restaurant is also available to hire for events and functions-whatever the occasion San Marino will deliver a great experience! Open: Monday to Saturday 6pm till late. Sunday 1.00pm till 10pm
Belmont Road, Bromley Cross, Bolton BL7 9QT 01204 811206
SAN ROCCO RISTORANTE
3 great locations where you can enjoy a wide selection of pizza and pasta dishes as well as fish and meat dishes from the alla carte selection all served by friendly and enthusiastic staff.
14 South King Street, Manchester M2 6DW Tel/Fax: 0161 832 7669
96 Bury Old Road, Cheetham Village, Manchester M8 5BW Tel: 0161 795 5300 Fax: 0161 740 8478
Stamford Square, Ashton-under-Lyne OL6 6QW Tel: 0161 330 1822 Fax: 0161 343 1119
THE SPREAD EAGLE
Lancashire Life Casual Dining Award 2006/7 Restaurant of the Year. 17th Century coaching inn, situated on the edge of the Forest of Bowland. Modern English cuisine, fine wines, log fires and connoisseur's whisky menu. Ideal for lunches, dinners, weddings and functions. Taste Lancashire Highest Quality Assured 2006/7. The Good Pub Guide Dining Pub of the Year for Lancashire, Morning Advertiser National Best Food Pub 2005.
The Riverside Restaurant, Sawley, Nr Clitheroe Tel: 01200 441202
Specialising in Fine Indian Cuisine and Complemented by a comprehensive wine List. An ideal setting for weddings, parties or an intimate meal for two. Open Mon - Thurs 5.30pm - 11.00pm Fri - 5.00pm - 12.00 midnight Sat - 1.00pm - 12.00 midnight Sun - 1.00pm - 11.00pm
Whalley Road, Langho (Nr. Clitheroe)
Blackburn. Tel: 01254 247998
THYME AT SIRLOIN
Award winning food with the emphasis on friendly and relaxed service. The best of Lancastrian produce in one of Lancashire's most famous restaurants. Unique wine lists, exceptionally good value lunches and early evening menus. Open Tuesday to Sunday, not Saturday.
Sirlion Inn, Station Road, Hoghton, Preston. Tel: 01254 852293
THYME RESTAURANT AND CAFE BAR
Set in the heart of the Ribble Valley, in the vibrant market town of Longridge. Ever changing menus, specialising in award-winning contemporary food. Open lunch and dinner, Tuesday to Sunday. Early evening menus and unique wine lists.
Longridge. Tel: 01772 786888.
Bespoke menus for any of your offsite catering requirements, whether it be for a weddings, product launch, intimate dinner parties and any function for 2 -200.
Call 01254 852130. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
THE DERBY ARMS
After 23 years The Derby continues to enjoy an enviable reputation. Be assured of a hearty warm welcome, experience the smart newly refurbished dining rooms, where you can enjoy top quality seasonal local fayre, prepared and served with flair and imagination. Open daily for Bar Snacks, Table D'Hote Lunches and Dinners. Full A La Carte and Chalk Board Specials.
Thornley, Longridge PR3 2NB Tel: 01772 782623
THE DE TABLEY
With contemporary furnishings, menus to suit all, choosing from a mix of A la carte and Light Bites, while enjoying our magnificent views on edge of the River Ribble. The De Tabley is an ideal setting for weddings, parties or a meal for two.
Tel 01254 878555 Blackburn Road, Ribchester, PR3 3ZQ
WEST TOWER COUNTRY HOUSE HOTEL & RESTAURANT
....the perfect choice for dining out or any special occasion. Boasting a stunning Dining Room, a world of culinary excellence awaits you. Combine our tempting choice of menus with a dedication to outstanding service & you are assured of a truly memorable experience. Open daily to non-residents for lunches & evening meals. Guests can now enjoy our "all new" breathtaking gardens & terrace...perfect for an "al fresco" lunch or a chilled glass of wine before dining in our sumptuous dining room.
Mill Lane, Aughton, Lancashire, L39 7HJ Tel 01695 423328 www.westtower.co.uk
THE WHITE BULL
Here in the heart of the Ribble Valley; we specialise in the freshest of seasonal local produce, giving you both a traditional menu complimented by our ever changing contemporary specials, the best of both worlds. Food served seven days a week 12 noon through to 9pm (Sundays 8pm) Sunday Carvery 12 - 3.30
Main St, Gisburn, Lancashire Tel: 01200 445575 www.thewhitebullhotel.co.uk
THE WINE PRESS
The Wine Press is a newly refurbished Bar, Restaurant and Function room with stunning views over Hollingworth lake. The Wine Press serves a mix of traditional and modern, freshly prepared English food.
Hollingworth Lake, Littleborough, Rochdale OL15 0AZ Tel: 01706 378168
VARDONS RESTAURANT SHAW HILL HOTEL
This elegant Country House Hotel continues to produce some of the finest cuisine and wine offered in Lancashire. Superb modern food served in the traditional mannor, combined with great wines from around the globe. A wonderful dining experience whether for Lunch or Dinner. A treat not to be missed. Please ring for details.
Tel: 01257 269221
YE HORNS INN
Whether you are on business or taking a leisurely break. Good food and service together with excellent accommodation. You'll not be disappointed.
Goosnargh. Tel: 01772 865230.
YEW TREE INN
Situated in the heart of the Rivington and Anglezarke countryside, the Yew Tree offers diners a truly exceptional experience. Beamed ceilings, flagged floors and stone walls are the setting for traditional English country fayre served at it's finest. The finest cuts of beef and fresh fish play a leading role in our extensive and exciting menu. Traditional Sunday lunch is a family favourite and our daily bar snack and lunch menus are terrific value.We guarantee you a warm welcome and a fond memory.
Dill Hall Brow, Heath Charnock, Lancashire PR6 9HA Tel: 01257 480344 for reservations.
THE PEACOCK ROOM @ THE CRIMBLE
Inspired by ocean liners of the 1920's our dining room exudes an elegant, refined, yet relaxed atmosphere. Exceptional modern British food is lovingly prepared by our dedicated chefs and served to you by our welcoming team of experienced staff. Our "taste of England" Sunday lunch is a charming blend of the best traditions and modern times. Bookings are strongly recommended
The Crimble, Bamford, Rochdale, OL11 4AD Tel: 01706 368591
THE RED CAT
Set amongst the idyllic villages east of Chorley, The Red Cat now serves modern British cuisine in a refurbished restaurant which has a combination of tasteful, modern dcor to go with original character features. Using fresh produce, locally sourced, chef Chris Rawlinson has created inspirational dishes that complement an extensive wine list and friendly service. Open Tuesday to Saturday, lunch and dinner. Traditional Sunday lunch served 12pm - 7pm.
Whittle Le Woods, Chorley Tel: 01257 263966 www.theredcat.co.uk
THE RED LION AT MAWDESLEY
Offering A Modern European Menu,using Fresh Locally Sourced Produce Our Food is Prepared with Style and Flair by Our Head Chef Fred Laithwaite and His Team.We are a Traditional Inn with A Stunning Conservatory Dining Room which has recently undergone Interior Design refurbishment. It is Contemporary in style and has a smart outside Courtyard for Dining on warmer days. The Al a Carte ,Fixed Price and Weekly Market Menus, offer Bowland Lamb and Beef , Fresh Fish dishes and Mouthwatering Desserts. Along with an exciting Wine List, Cask Ales in the Bar and a Planned Speciality Bar Menu.We are rapidly earning an excellent reputation for quality and Atmosphere.
Tel for Reservations 01704 822208
THE TOPIARY BRASSERIE AT FENCE GATE
Modern English cuisine. Sleek sophistication in rural surroundings. Browse our award winning wine list. Function caters for up to 450 people.
Fence, near Burnley Tel: 01282 618101
Choose the future, choose urban chic, choose cutting edge design, choose modern British, choose local produce, choose exceptional food, choose fine wines, choose service, choose quality, choose a lifestyle, choose twelve.
Thornton Tel: 01253 821212
WAYFARER, COUNTRY PUB & RESTAURANT
17th century pub and restaurant with low beamed ceilings and flagged floors. Award-winning bar food, mouthwatering a la carte selection. Traditional British fayre from an extensive menu.
Parbold. Tel: 01257 464600.
WEEZOS @ THE OLD TOLL HOUSE
In the bustling market town of Clitheroe is the food haven that is Weezos. You will find an innovative contemporary setting accompanied by modern European cuisine with an accent on unfussy simplicity, fabulous value for money and the best of North - West produce. Elegant yet informal Weezos @ The old toll house is the newest addition to two sister restaurants owned and run by the same team of 14 years experience. Tuesday - Saturday from 7pm Friday - Sunday from 12pm
Clitheroe Tel: 01200 424478