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The White Bull at Ribchester

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Church Street | Ribchester, Blackburn PR3 3XP, England
01254820621
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Re-openned pub and restaurant.

Restaurant has reopened and is serving very good food at reasonable prices. Two of us had the special burger which we both agree was one of the best we've tasted. Also a risotto and a fish pie both of which were very good and very filling. Timothy Tailor Landlord on tap as well. Staff were nice and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 12, 2015
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Birkenhead, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

Great chef with home made starters. Highly recommend the pate. Move onto a good selection of main dishes and finish off with dessert or coffee. We thoroughly enjoyed our dinner.

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Preston, United Kingdom
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3 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

Restaurant has reopened and is serving very good food at reasonable prices. Two of us had the special burger which we both agree was one of the best we've tasted. Also a risotto and a fish pie both of which were very good and very filling. Timothy Tailor Landlord on tap as well. Staff were nice and friendly. Just hope... More 

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Preston, United Kingdom
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5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

eaten at the white bull on sunday food and service was brilliant and the place was packed well recommended .

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Leyland, United Kingdom
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33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014 via mobile

My wife and I visited here a few weeks ago and although they were having some teething troubles - eg card machine not working - we were impressed enough to take a friend with us for our second visit. Starters were the black pudding, prawn cocktail and curried parsnip soup, the latter being particularly nice. Main courses were chicken wrapped... More 

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Tina B, Manager at The White Bull at Ribchester, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your positive feed back and we are happy you enjoyed your experience at the White Bull, unfortunately James and I will be leaving the pub on the 5th of January 2015 and do hope the next team will provide the excellent food and service that we did, thanks again for your comments, Christine, James and... More 

Wilpshire
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

We had the lovely warm function room for 16 of us and the food certainly did not disappoint. The Christmas menu was excellent with plenty of choice and everyone enjoyed their meal. Christine and James and their lovely friendly staff ensured that everything was right on the night, with us all sitting round one table. We had a perfect evening... More 

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Glasgow
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

My Husband and I ate in the White Bull recently. We were not disappointed. We went in first to check the menu as I am Vegetarian. We were greeted by Paul who was very pleasant and quickly got us a menu to have a look over. The menu has a lot of variety and there are a few Vegetarian options.... More 

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North West
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

We live literally around the corner from the pub - it is our local and has been shut for months. The new tenants have put their hearts into refurbishing the whole pub and it now really looks the part. The menu is relatively brief but padded out with specials. I had the staple "small" fish and chips - to test... More 

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Tina B, Manager at The White Bull at Ribchester, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time to review the White Bull, we are pleased that your visit was of a positive one, we do pride ourselves on giving first class service and food and hopefully will see you again as you are very local, thanks again Christine, James and team More 

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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

We called in today with some friends for lunch, we got a very warm welcome from all the staff and Management. The choice of food on the menue was excellent and it took us a while to decide .... The Sunday lunch I had was very tasty and and presented well, we left feeling very full and we will be... More 

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Tina B, Manager at The White Bull at Ribchester, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words, we do our up most to ensure every customer has a lovely experience with us, we look forward to seeing you in the near future, thanks again Christine, James and team More 

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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

First. visit to this pub, very nice decor, friendly helpful staff. Food was hot and very nicely serviced, would recommend this pub and will come again when passing through.

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Tina B, Manager at The White Bull at Ribchester, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time to review the White Bull, we are very pleased your time with us was a pleasant one, we look forward to seeing you in the near future, thanks again Christine, James and team More 

Blackburn, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

Thought we`d try it out having heard of it`s re-opening as we used to visit often in the "old days". It was very quiet but this can be expected on a wet Monday lunchtime. We were not disappointed with the food or service, in fact both were very good. Management & staff very efficient & friendly. We shall definitely be... More 

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Tina B, Manager at The White Bull at Ribchester, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time to review the White Bull, we are pleased you enjoyed your time with us and hope to see you again in the near future, thanks again Christine, James and team More 

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Additional Information about The White Bull at Ribchester

Address: Church Street | Ribchester, Blackburn PR3 3XP, England
Phone Number: 01254820621
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Lancashire  >  Blackburn
Average Prices: USD 31 - 52

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  • Address: Church Street | Ribchester, Blackburn PR3 3XP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Lancashire  >  Blackburn
  • Phone Number: 01254820621

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 31 - 52

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