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All 47 Darwen Restaurants

The Rock Inn

Tockholes, Darwen, Lancashire, Darwen BB3 0LU, England
01254 702733
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Ranked #20 of 47 Restaurants in Darwen
Cuisines: British
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
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English first
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014 via mobile

Our first time here and will definitely be coming back, it's a lovely pub with good food, good atmosphere and the staff couldn't be friendlier

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Norma G, Owner at The Rock Inn, responded to this review

So nice to hear from new customers, and that you enjoyed your meal with us, I do hope you visit us again very soon thank you once again for your kind review More 

Lancashire UK
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

Had a lovely evening (tues night) here with the family, having been here before to have a pint of wainwrights and watch the sunset from the outside seating, that has superb views to the west coast. The staff are always very friendly and this visit was no exception. They allowed us to settle with a swift drinks order and just... More 

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Norma G, Owner at The Rock Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind remarks, it's so encouraging to hear that your family enjoyed our food, I do remember you all, and I would just like to say that it was a pleasure serving you and do hope you return soon once again thank you and your family for choosing to dine at The Rock More 

BOLTON
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22 reviews 22 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

My Hubby and I dined on Sunday, friendly staff, fab food, great choice too. The view over the valley is quite breath taking. We will return soon. Highly recommended.

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Norma G, Owner at The Rock Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments, it's so nice to hear from satisfied customers, the staff are very good and I have always told them that customers come first, so happy you enjoyed our food and look forward to serving you again More 

Blackburn, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

I work in the food industry so know its very hard to please everyone all of the time. Been twice before on a buy one get one free for my birthday and it was brill then went again and had a sunday roast again very nice. However been today 14 sept and was not very happy with my food pork... More 

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Norma G, Owner at The Rock Inn, responded to this review

Sorry you didn't enjoy your Sunday roast, I had a word with the chef and he informed me it's the same pork we use every day (fresh of course) if you had informed the waitress I am sure she would of changed your meal for you, as you know it is difficult to please everybody so I would rather you... More 

Blackburn, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

We visited at 12 noon on a Tuesday lunch, there were 3 cars on the car park waiting for it to open when we arrived which speaks volumes as there are other eating places nearby. We both had a meal from the specials board, but there is quite an extensive menu, and sat in the main eating area at the... More 

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Norma G, Owner at The Rock Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments, so nice to hear you enjoyed our food and the views from the restaurant and hope you will return again soon More 

Manchester, United Kingdom
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34 reviews 34 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

We visited late afternoon on a Saturday when it wasn't busy and sat in the restaurant area.The view was good,but the decor in the pub was somewhat strange. the ladybringing our food was not very welcoming.just plonked our food down,not very communiative. I had an average cheese and onion pie and my husband 'treated' himself to T bone steak,which he... More 

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Darwen, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

My husband and I went for sunday lunch to the Rock on Sunday the 1st of June.Had the most amazing roast beef dinner followed by a delicious apple crumble and custard.The food was excellent as was the service.The lovely landlady was so welcoming and nothing was to much trouble for her as it was very busy, she went out of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

What a loads of rubbish From the last reveiwer! Dont Belive a word of it! Sounds like someone with a hidden agenda and a grudge to bare. Pathetic! Norma and Jimmy are welcoming,laid back and hard working, they work 6 days a week and all the hours they can. There is nothing wrong with the food,its Lovely, and if there... More 

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Norma G, Owner at The Rock Inn, responded to this review

Wonderful to hear that you had a good time and we look forward to welcoming you back again soon! More 

Lancashire
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

We love walking, drinking good ale and eating good food. The Rock Inn ticked all the boxes. The staff were very nice and helpful. The food was piping hot and the barman knew how to pull a good pint, getting rare these days. The menu was varied and catered for all tastes, even mine and I can be fussy. We... More 

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Blackburn, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014

Myself and my wife decided to take the in laws out for dinner,we decided to stay local so decided on The Rock Inn Tocholes you have a choice of whether to sit in the restaurant area which has lovely views or you can sit at tables within the pub the food was very good at a very reasonable price. The... More 

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Address: Tockholes, Darwen, Lancashire, Darwen BB3 0LU, England
Phone Number: 01254 702733
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Lancashire  >  Darwen
Cuisine: British

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