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White Bull at Alston

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Preston Road, Longridge PR3 3BA, England
+44 1772 784151
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36 reviews
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

If there was a rating higher than 5 then The White Bull at Alston would merit it. Just back from lunch on a Travelzoo deal, so value for money was excellent. But we will be going back soon even if no deals available. The food was superb, the service both friendly and efficient, the ambience just right for pub lunch.... More 

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Preston, United Kingdom
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67 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Nipped in on Good Friday and had a delicious dinner. Dad in law is coeliac and reacts very badly to any trace of gluten. We were offered a wide range of options and he was delighted with the lamb shank. Attentive service from the front of house team and once again a delicious meal. Many thanks.

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Preston
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58 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Having recently moved to the area, we decided to walk down to the new local for lunch; we were not disappointed! We were immediately greeted on entry and shown to a table. The decor was a mix of modern elegant and country pub: a real fire and pictures of old Longridge on the wall. The extensive menu was supplemented by... More 

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1 Thank Bronte_Sister
Lytham St Anne's, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago

Never been here before. Lovely warm welcome. The starters were amazing so much food and amazing variety especially the sharers. The mains were tremendous and the desserts equally so. Can not fault our evening. Staff friendly and very efficient. The young man who took our order was very helpful and the chef was able to adjust one of our main... More 

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1 Thank annefleming54
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I went to the white Bull with my wife in February. It was very busy but the staff were excellent and kept us informed of table availability. I had the steak (blue) which was cooked to perfection and my wife had the chicken which was extremely tasty. The proprietor, Alex, came over to talk to us on a couple of... More 

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1 Thank Rob D
alexwhitebull, Owner at White Bull at Alston, responded to this review

Thank you for this lovely review!!, we are always delighted to receive such high praise , and we will keep on doing the things that single us out from the rest. In the meantime we hope you have a lovely easter . More 

Preston, United Kingdom
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49 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited the White Bull for lunch with friends. We all had a lovely meal in pleasant surroundings. The menu was varied with something for every taste, and we were delighted with our choices. We would definitely go again!

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1 Thank sandra b
alexwhitebull, Owner at White Bull at Alston, responded to this review

Thank you for this excellent review, we are so pleased you enjoyed The White Bull . May we wish you a lovely easter and we hope to see you very soon. More 

Skelmersdale, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Booked in to the White Bull at Alston today on a Travel Zoo voucher three course meal deal. They were only serving till 2:30pm and we had trouble with the Sat Nav and were delayed. I phoned and told them the problem and they said that if we could make it by 2:10pm we would be fine. We eventually made... More 

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alexwhitebull, Owner at White Bull at Alston, responded to this review

Thank you for this lovely review. These are exactly the things we pride ourselves on . I shall passs these comments to Kelvin who no doubt will be delighted to receive such plaudits. Many thanks and have a lovely easter . More 

Preston, United Kingdom
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77 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My daughter booked for mothering Sunday for both Mum & mother-in-law. Food was nice but was only just warm. Service good & staff friendly. Only disappointment was when she booked she was asked how many mothers was going to be there as they would get a gift only to be told they had run out... Maybe only a cupcake but... More 

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1 Thank Mummykins1962
alexwhitebull, Owner at White Bull at Alston, responded to this review

Many thanks for this lovely review. Let me apologise to your mother about the cupcake and please email me at info@whitebullalston.com where i can arrange a suitable gift as this is all part of the White Bull experience and individuality. We hope to see you again very soon. Please have a lovely easter. More 

Accrington, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My friends and I had intended going elsewhere last weekend but finding it full we were directed to the White Bull at Alston. Thank goodness we were! On arrival at a roadside inn, nicely kept, this didn't prepare you for such a warm and friendly atmosphere once inside. Also a very good styling and upkeep of decor and furnishings -... More 

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alexwhitebull, Owner at White Bull at Alston, responded to this review

Apologies for the delay in my response , it was so nice to chat to you all and given your Boltonian links even more so!!...Thank you for taking the time with this review , it always gives us a boost to receive such praise. Many thanks More 

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Me and my partner ate here as an early valentines and we will certainly be returning. We were greeted upon arrival and given excellent recommendations for wine and food. I had the Clam Chowder which was originally suppose to be a starter I asked to have it as a main which was no trouble at all, a perfect wholesome meal... More 

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Thank Ainé O
alexwhitebull, Owner at White Bull at Alston, responded to this review

Perfect will do for me !!...i hope we continue to achieve perfection as that is always our aim!! More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$5 - $51
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Kids, Families with children, Large groups, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Bar scene, Dining on a budget
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Preston Road, Longridge PR3 3BA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Lancashire  >  Longridge
  • Phone Number: +44 1772 784151
Description
We are a modern contemporary public house serving modern British food with a contemporary twist. All our food is locally sourced and cooked by an award wining team.We pride ourselves on high quality home cooked dishes .Lancastrian and local game are our specialities.The menus are modern with technical cookery and traditional elements. We also specialize in providing buffets for every occasion and pocket.We look forward to welcoming you to our venue.

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