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Lancaster, England
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  • 11
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  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
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carvery food appears to sit under heat lamps too long

3 of 5 starsReviewed March 14, 2012
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English first
Lancaster, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2012

OK if you want a quick, large plateful of warm-ish meat and vegetables at a reasonable price. If you prefer your food hot, fresh, or tasty, I suggest looking elsewhere.

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heysham
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2012

excellent carvery, good atmosphere. a bit busy at weekends with familys

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near Kendal
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102 reviews 102 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
112 helpful votes 112 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2012

Went with the family my gran only eats a small portion and they were happy to cater for her.Good choice of food and they were warm and tasty.

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lancashire
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32 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2012

carvery food appears to sit under heat lamps too long

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lancashire
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2012

good food,cheap prices,staff very helpful and friendly.

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LANCASTER
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19 reviews 19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2012

not that great really& 10 for a main course on sunday lots of nicer places to go for sunday lunch

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Morecambe
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19 reviews 19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2011

Very busy carvery that can be excellent or dire. The last time I visited the food could not be faulted, but my previous visit was well below par. Unfortunately due to location and price it is very much a place that is frequented by all age groups and the family groups can be somewhat loud and disruptive to those of... More 

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Lancaster, United Kingdom
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40 reviews 40 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2011

Having waited over an hour for a tableto become free, and then being sat down to eat in the bar area, our young children who do not eat large portions and did not like the look of the meat on offer, opted for a vegetarian plateful. However, while they did not have a great amount, it was the size of... More 

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New York City, New York
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17 reviews 17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2011

Maybe it's because I am American but I was a bit surprised at the thin sliver of beef and tiny portion of gammon I was served. The potatoes were fantastic and the veg option was good for my husband

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Lancaster, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2011

Visited on a Sunday. Very busy when we arrived but pleased with overall experience. Decent carvery and good service. No frills dining at reasonable prices.

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Restaurant Details

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  • Address: Lancaster, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Lancashire  >  Lancaster

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 20

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