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Wagon and Horses

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

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Are you looking for somewhere special to eat in Lancaster? Then you simply have to try the Wagon & Horses, for the last couple of years we have secretly been employing one of the best chefs in the area and creating a menu that will rival (and sometimes surpass) any other establishment in Lancaster. We know it's a cliché but we are the best kept culinary secret in the city. We take great pride in our customer service and make sure the standard of food we serve is always of the highest quality making us increasingly one of the most popular gastropubs to eat at. Wherever possible, we are committed to only buying from local suppliers whether it is Garstang Blue Cheese or Lewis's truly amazing Ice Cream, we truly celebrate and insist on giving our customers a true taste of as many delicious produce that Lancaster & Lancashire can offer.As you may or may not know, our Gastro pub reputation is growing rapidly every week and we are very proud to boast about the quality and freshness of our ingredients and we are delighted to announce the completion of our roof top herb and salad garden where we are growing not just our reputation but a vast array of yummy herb and salad to make our dishes incredibleWe want your dining experience at the Wagon & Horses to be a really special, a day to remember, so we are proud to offer a range of mouth-watering starters that include our legendary Asian Style Mussels & the unique experience of our Wagon & Horses Savoury Tart (it's got Black Pudding in you know). After the lip licking has finished you can then choose from two main menus, the first boasting such delights as roasted monkfish (yummy) and our much acclaimed herb Crusted Lamb Rack, once tried - never forgotten. The Classics menu conjures up somewhat more down to earth fayre such as Cumbrian Beef resident burger and (as our quote informs) possibly the best Beer Battered Fish & Chips in the UK. Both menus are bursting with local and seasonal flavours and all dietary requirements can be catered for with vegetarian options galore, we also provide gluten free options. Don't forget, if you are allergic to something or simply don't like one of the ingredients of a meal, we can cook it to your liking...just ask.
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Bar, Pub
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Best pub food in Lancaster and we have tried a few when family visit great menu good service good beer good location.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Andrew B
Reviewed 3 days ago

Ate here last Friday and was served a tiny portion of pheasant and a miniscule potato pate. When I ordered Manchester tart I was so shocked at the size of the portion (3 cms diameter) I refused to eat it and sent it back. I...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank valuediner123
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited with lady collister and friends there was quite a few of us 28 in total and for a small pub on quayside the food was actually very good no time in serving,really you would expect this quality of food and service right in place...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank lordcol
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

And if possible, even better than our first visit. We’d been to check it out prior to this visit with friends we meet up with a couple of times a year. We look out for a nice pub, fairly close to the station, with good...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Youngatheart6248
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic food, reasonable prices and friendly staff. The Wagon and Horses is out of town a bit, overlooking the river a very pleasant setting. Inside the pub it is decorated to a high standard, there is some accommodation upstairs and it’s very modern and fresh....More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank 648SimonB
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hotel is amazing, on the river front lovely clean rooms, staff are so helpful, anything you want they are on with it right away, the food is just delicious, staxed 3 nights with a friend, could not full anything, Met a lovely lady Diane...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Ninjawiggan
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We used the restaurant and bar whilst staying here for a friend reunion. Food absolutely delicious and fantastic value. Very attentive, friendly staff. Spotlessly clean and will definitely be back.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank RiMaR451
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

excellent service and quality of food very good value. all dishes cooked well. starter platers excellent value

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Geoffrey B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Popped in for a quick pint before dining elsewhere. Clean and modern, looked like a longer visit was needed, so will come again.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Nick G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Came here with my partner one Sunday and she had 3 of the appetizers. The pigs in blankets, king prawns and hummus & feta with warm pitta. She enjoyed all 3 and they were well presented. I had the pie which I believe changes daily....More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank J499OHpaulb
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Karl R
April 3, 2017|
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Response from MTB62 | Reviewed this property |
We parked on road in front initially until discovered parking spots round the back accessed via narrow lane at side of adjacent pub (forget the name, sorry!)
February 14, 2017|
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Response from Trek66785 | Reviewed this property |
Putting the cart before the horse.....
January 9, 2016|
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