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Spread Eagle

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off A59,, Sawley BB7 4NH, England
(01200) 441202
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Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Breakfast, Dinner, Reservations

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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
surprisingly good

We came across this pub by chance on a drive round Lancashire. It has a good sized car park opposite and outdoor seating. Even though i wasn't too keen on the outside we decided to go in and see what the menu was like. Unfortunately they were only serving a limited menu at that time of day (3pm... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 26, 2015
Elizabeth S
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Manchester, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Families with children
  • Special occasions
  • Romantic
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Whalley, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

What a fantastic night. The food was excellent. The potion sizes where a little big, but i can't fault anything. The staff where lovely, very good customer service.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

We came across this pub by chance on a drive round Lancashire. It has a good sized car park opposite and outdoor seating. Even though i wasn't too keen on the outside we decided to go in and see what the menu was like. Unfortunately they were only serving a limited menu at that time of day (3pm Saturday) .... More 

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Lancashire
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

It's 'OK', and convenient for us, but not what it says on the tin. A tad overpriced, especially when they get the bill wrong.

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Barley, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

We've been to The Spreadeagle a few times before, and as we've also been to a couple of the other pubs in the chain, our expectations weren't high, as our experiences at these places have been average at best. We were invited to dinner with family who were staying there but were not overly excited at the prospect, even though... More 

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Preston, United Kingdom
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100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 128 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

The Spread Eagle at Sawley has earned itself a decent reputation over past years. The pub is in a gorgeous location with breath taking views towards Pendle Hill and sits just on the other side of the road to the ruins of Sawley Abbey. It’s part of a small ‘gastro pub’ chain. Lovely calm atmosphere inside, tables not too close... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

There were six of us in our party, out for my wife's birthday, and all of six us without our young children for the first time in a long time. The Spread Eagle has a legendary reputation in the Ribble Valley and Beyond but this is the first time I had visited. The staff we very friendly and accommodating (we... More 

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Clitheroe, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

Arrived at the bar area and greeted, ordered drinks and then immediately shown to our table, probably because the bar area was reasonably full and we were one of the first diners at 18.00. Menu not extensive but acceptable and small portions could be requested which was a bonus because my 86 year mother can be over faced with a... More 

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Skipton, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

We had an enjoyable lunchtime experience here, if a little quiet (I know we shouldn't complain, but with only one other couple dining, there was a bit of a lack of atmosphere!) Food was tasty and well presented and the decor of the restaurant is light and airy, with a homely feel. We noticed they do a jazz lunch/tea on... More 

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Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

I went here with family for a birthday celebration and it was outstanding. The food was of a very high quality, I had the fish pie and it was delicious. There seems to be nice touches added to the food, so my fish pie came with some peas which had been cooked in some kind of garlic, it wasn't plain... More 

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Reading, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

beautifully decorated rooms, lovely bedding and toiletries! huge bathroom with a giant bath and hurricane shower. complementary ice/water/ice bucket on the landing and restaurant food delicious!

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Additional Information about Spread Eagle

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

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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, Pub

Restaurant Characteristics

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

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?