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off A59,, Sawley BB7 4NH, England
(01200) 441202
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Good for:
Families with children
Romance
Local cuisine
Special occasions

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  • 91
    Excellent
  • 52
    Very good
  • 32
    Average
  • 20
    Poor
  • 7
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Lovely

I come here a lot for lunch. Can't fault the food. very friendly staff and good service.,and in a lovely location.

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 21, 2015
19loulou73
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Lancashire, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Romance
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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202 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Oldham, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 NEW

Came here as a half way house meeting point for a family birthday. The food and service was excellent. Couldn't fault a thing. A lovely table in the corner overlooking the river. A very pleasant afternoon all-in-all.

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Blackpool, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 NEW

Came across this place today while out with my best friend. We just wanted lunch but somewhere where we could bring g the dogs. I popped and asked the young lady behind the bar if I could bring in the dogs and was given the green light. We ordered the Guinness and steak pie and it was so tasty. Loads... More 

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Clitheroe, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

I was married here and looked forward to bringing my children for a meal to show them our special place, I was accosted on the way to taking my child to the toilet on arrival by the front of house who suggested I was here only to use the services - Thankfully I managed to stop my husband ordering at... More 

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Blackburn UK
Top Contributor
75 reviews 75 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

Our two sons arranged a Mother's Day meal at 16:00hrs. Present were Matt and big J, my wife, one of here sisters and me. Its a long since were here and after our experience we've left it too long. Set in a beautiful part of the Ribble Valley with views to die for this Gastropub was fantastic. Good range of... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

We went to the Spread Eagle this weekend for the first time having sampled many of the gastropubs in the Forest of Bowland/Clitheroe area. The Spread Eagle has a lovely location on the river Ribble with the ruins of Sawley Abbey just down the road and great walks round about. The pub itself is beautifully decorated, indeed, I would say... More 

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Lancashire, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

I come here a lot for lunch. Can't fault the food. very friendly staff and good service.,and in a lovely location.

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Leeds
Top Contributor
126 reviews 126 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

Nothing created that was different than their usual menu but the layout was excellent. Had a great table all evening from when we arrived. Had a bottle of the Merlot which was excellent. My partner had the twice cooked cheese soufflé and fish and chips - which was huge in portion size but very fresh and well cooked. I had... More 

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Clitheroe, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
115 reviews 115 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
91 helpful votes 91 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

Called for tea on a tues night. 2/3 course menu excellent value. Food and service very good. Place has been redecorated at bit. Very cosy. Will return.

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Blackpool
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

Went here again the meal we had was fantastic and the service excellent . We stayed over night with friends the rooms we stayed in were beautiful and well equipped ,you can't go wrong very relaxing place with friendly staff .we even spoke to Dan the chef here who his a jewel in the crown of the spread eagle .... More 

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Contributor
16 reviews 16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

Was a little apprehensive after reading some of the reviews on here however we were blown away by the food and the service here! Absolutely stunning food and really good service. The ambience of the restaurant was lovely, cosy and friendly would definitely recommend!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: off A59,, Sawley BB7 4NH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Lancashire  >  Sawley
  • Phone Number: (01200) 441202

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: British

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Romance, Local cuisine, Special occasions

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