Lancashire restaurants

Top Choice Modern British in Forest of Bowland

Northcote Hotel

One of the finest restaurants in northern England, Northcote's Michelin-starred menu is the unpretentious, delicious creation of chef Lisa Goodwin-Allen and sommelier Craig Bancroft. Duck, lamb, beef and chicken are…
Top Choice Gastropub in Forest of Bowland

Parkers Arms

This unspoilt village pub is where you'll find the simply exceptional cooking of terroir chef Stosie Madi. She's best known for her superb pies, but her menus – which change up to twice daily depending on what's ava…
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Bay Horse Inn

One of Lancashire's best spots for exquisite local dishes is this handsome pub 6 miles south of Lancaster. Chef Craig Wilkinson displays his locavore links with a sign outside showing distances to the farms that sup…
Top Choice Modern British in Forest of Bowland

Inn at Whitewell

Head chef Jamie Cadman specialises in exquisitely prepared and presented traditional English game dishes such as whole roast Goosnargh corn-fed poussin. Fabulous food in a relaxed atmosphere. The views from the rest…
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Freemasons at Wiswell

Steven Smith's multi-award-winning restaurant in the lovely village of Wiswell serves a proper feast of the best of New British cuisine. The room is classic English pub, with plain wooden tables and a roaring fire, …
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Cartford Inn

The decor at this higgledy-piggledy pub might be a touch eccentric, but the menu is anything but – with classic British pub grub exalted by classic French cooking techniques. You won't eat a nicer oxtail, beef skirt…
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The White Swan

It mightn't look like much from the outside, but this pub in the working village of Fence serves simply outstanding Modern British cuisine. It's all courtesy of chef Tom Parker, who cut his chops in the kitchen of M…
British in Clitheroe

The Emporium

This combination craft shop, bar, cafe and restaurant is one of the most popular spots in town. The excellent menu in the brasserie keeps the focus firmly on local dishes, with a particular emphasis on meat dishes (…
Vegetarian in Lancaster

Whale Tail Cafe

This gorgeous 1st-floor veggie restaurant has an elegant dining room and a more informal plant-filled courtyard for lunch on a sunny day. The spicy bean burger is particularly good. Food here is locally produced and…