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100 Summerwood Lane | Halsall, Ormskirk, England
01704-84-02-04
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Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations
Description: Canal-side restaurant with good food and service, in countryside location

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  • 97
    Excellent
  • 55
    Very good
  • 20
    Average
  • 13
    Poor
  • 5
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Lovely Staff & superb service!!

We had a lovely meal - food excellent. Great location. Staff are friendly with good service Has a lovely children's area too!

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 19, 2015
ElaineFr2010
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English first
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

We had a lovely meal - food excellent. Great location. Staff are friendly with good service Has a lovely children's area too!

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liverpool
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22 reviews 22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

visited this place yesterday for my nephews sons christaning and had a fantastic day was had by all.buffet was superb best chips ever and lovely fresh sandwiches and the rest.drinks laid on upon arrival.beautiful setting and lovely outside space to relax in.

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Liverpool England
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133 reviews 133 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
191 helpful votes 191 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

I have visited this pub several times over the years, at one time it was quite run down, but not anymore, its now a very bright welcoming pub and dining venue, it stands near a very very very hump backed bridge over the Leeds Liverpool canal in a rural setting, outside play area and seating. Staff were lovely, food was... More 

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Liverpool
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

We often visit the Saracen's Head as the setting is lovely and the food is delicious too. As a coeliac, eating out can be a little tricky, but the Saracen's is the most accommodating pub I've eaten in since my diagnosis last year. Not just an allergen list, but a whole GF menu.... Brilliant! I had the chicken liver parfait... More 

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Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

We pre booked a table for four yesterday evening (Saturday). The restaurant was very busy and had the vibrant atmosphere of people enjoying good food and company. We thoroughly enjoyed our meals but what made it special and the reason for five stars was the service. From the moment we walked in till when we left the service was exemplary.... More 

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Billinge, Lancashire
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303 reviews 303 reviews
153 restaurant reviews
155 helpful votes 155 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

Seams they rely on the setting, rather than everything as a package, we dropped in for a cold one, tranquil setting and nothing up with the beer, food did not look to appetising as it passed our seating and the look on the people receiving the food, they did not look happy. Looked at the menu and prices and decided... More 

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Ormskirk, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

the starters are well recommended, reasonable price, great service, the canal side location is picturesque.the selection of beers was very pleasing.would definitely recommend.the staff are very friendly.

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

I had a starter consisting of Chicken Parfait with a pear chutney sauce which was like water. The salad looked tired and I had six small French Pieces of bread. The starter was flavourless and dull. Never to be experienced again.

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

We were recommended to this super eatery by friends who visit the area from London quite regularly and I thank them for this. Firstly I should say that we live about 17 miles away but made the journey in circa 20minutes (easy to find with satnav). This charming rural gem in its peaceful canal side setting is choc box material... More 

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Merseyside
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18 reviews 18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015 via mobile

I visited with my husband for lunch on our way to Southport. We've been before and though expensive for 'pub food', it's always been nice. We sat outside as it was a sunny day and the setting by the canal is beautiful. I didn't go inside at all. We both ordered from the 'sandwiches menu' and had the fresh prawns... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 100 Summerwood Lane | Halsall, Ormskirk, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Lancashire  >  Ormskirk
  • Phone Number: 01704-84-02-04

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: British, Pub

Description

Canal-side restaurant with good food and service, in countryside location

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