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Othello's Restaurant

Astley Bank | Bolton Road, Darwen BB3 2QB, England
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Ranked #5 of 44 Restaurants in Darwen
Price range: $49 - $81
Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cuisines: British
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
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English first
Blackburn, England, United Kingdom
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92 reviews 92 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
99 helpful votes 99 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

Eaten here a few times and always a great meal with friendly and relaxed service. A large family meal and we had our own area set up ready for our family & friends. A great welcome with drinks and canape served before our meal. Food was excellent and all dishes served together and hot and perfectly seasoned - Really impressed... More

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Amesbury, United Kingdom
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195 reviews 195 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
111 helpful votes 111 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

The restaurant which is located in the Astley Bank Hotel is wonderfully light and airy and has delightful views of the superb gardens. There is a very good Table d'Hote menu for £26.50 and a more extensive A la Carte menu for the special occasion. The Italian style bread was light and delicious and then I had the Chicken Tikka... More

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Blackburn, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

Have just returned from enjoying one of the best meals I have ever had - and I've eaten around the world! My husband chose Astley Bank for us to celebrate our Diamond Wedding Day (55 Years) because many years ago he had business meetings there.The setting is elegant and very calm. The menu is varied and the staff are pleasant... More

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54 reviews 54 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Excellent service, from well attired staff. Jason was great .Helpfull.And friendy yet proffesional too . The décor is warm and inviting. But judge it for yourself go along you ll love it Nice views from the restaurant out into the lawns and gardens

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blackburn UK
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

Belated review from our visit in July 2013. About 20 of us went for Sunday lunch to celebrate my daughter's 18th. Food and atmosphere were excellent and the fixed price lunch menu is superb value. We kept changing the numbers up and down after we originally booked but these changes were professionally dealt with. If I had one criticism it... More

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Darwen, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

I have enjoyed many meals on several different occasions at this restaurant and chose it for my 60th birthday. It is consistently superb. It's a lovely old ( previously mill owner's ) house, set back from the A666, in lovely grounds. Staff are always polite and friendly and the food is delicious. It's always a treat to go there.

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Darwen, Lancs
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2014

This was our fourth visit in three months so we knew what to expect and we were not disappointed. Everything is done well. From the canapes to the pudding wine everything is first class. The service is friendly and faultless, unpretentious but spot on. Far and away the best restaurant in the area.

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Salisbury, United Kingdom
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29 reviews 29 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2013 via mobile

This is the second time my husband and I have been here. We came both times for Sunday lunch. The whole duration we spent in the hotel was about two hours. They look after you really well and make sure you have everything you need without being in your face. The menu had a good.selection. The food was delicious, well... More

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Darwen, United Kingdom
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2013

I love Astley Bank! Being ranked #6 restaurant in Darwen (at the time I wrote this) is not a reflection on Othellos restaurant but on the people of Darwen who value a cheap meal rather than a meal of quality! I have visited Astley Bank on numerous occasions and I have to say that it is the most consistent restaurant... More

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United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2013

Othello's Restaurant is located inside Astley Bank Hotel. I have stayed at Astley Bank on 5 different month-long business trips and find the food simply superb. The entire staff is warm, attentive and accommodating. The chefs prepare fresh, high quality, sumptuous fare served on warm plates with an appealing presentation. You will not be disappointed.

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