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La Locanda

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Main Street, Gisburn BB7 4HH, England
+44 1200 445303
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Wed 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thu - Sat 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Food was first class, the restaurant is itself small but a good atmosphere none the less. Excellent selection of beers and wines. Having read other reviews regarding the front of house I cant say we had any problems. We were made to feel very welcome. Certainly recommend and we shall be returning very soon.

Thank backo25
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20 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's 37 years since I was bullied by my drill sergeant, if I'd have ever wanted to repeat the experience, which I never have, a birthday meal with friends is the last place I'd have wanted it. Unfortunately dining at La Locanda brought all those memories flooding back! Cinzia, all that was missing was a uniform and drill stick! Bossy,... More 

Thank DuskyLancashire
Preston, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

hell yeah !!! this is the mutts nuts and not a pizza or garlic bread in sight...authentic Italian with authentic staff warm friendly atmosphere had to wait a while for our food due to it actually being made not microwaved was awesome..all of it... huge lumps of monk-fish in the fish stew and lumps of lobster ..,try the flat bread... More 

Thank Michael N
Nantwich, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

As it says above, superb food & front of house ruled by are your archetypal Italian matriarch, she ensures service is second to none - a great find

Thank Tim D
Skipton, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Service was shocking, very rude and no customer service as one would expect. Parking horrific and don't venture around the back of the restaurant, nasties lurk there!

Thank Liss999
Manchester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you enjoy be bossed and bullied when spending your hard earned cash then by all means book a table. The owner is rude and dictatorial, the authentic Italian cuisine very average and the wine is overpriced. They do not even serve Italian ice cream! Will not go again.

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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited on Friday 11th February whilst staying for a break in this beautiful area. The food is undoubtedly the star of the show here. This is authentic Italian food at its very best and we lapped up every mouthful! The service was very good too, however if I were to be super critical I think the welcome in to this... More 

Thank Stuart R
Bolton, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wonderful authentic Italian restaurant. Delightful atmosphere, attentive service, great food. When I brought an elderly friend for her birthday the staff made her feel very special with various little treats.

Thank KathBullen
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22 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 11, 2017

Went here with friends at their recommendation. Not given table upstairs as per their booking, but a small downstairs room, which was cold (a tiny heater plugged in the corner was ineffectual on a winter evening) and the room had no ambience. Food was average, nothing to write home about. Service poor, front of house woman has a strange attitude... More 

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Gisburn, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 10, 2017

We have lived in the Gisburn area for two years and never visited this restaurant before. it was my wifes Birthday on Sunday and as we have heard good reports we thought we would give it a try, wow!! this place is amazing the food, the presentation,the staff all adds to a wonderful evening in a very quaint cottage restaurant.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$15 - $34
Italian, Mediterranean, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Families with children, Special occasions, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Street, Gisburn BB7 4HH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Lancashire  >  Gisburn
  • Phone Number: +44 1200 445303
A warm welcome and friendly atmosphere awaits you in this cottage style restaurant, in the heart of the beautiful Ribble Valley, which offers exciting and genuinely traditional Italian cuisine. To ensure the highest quality only the best local produce is used in our dishes whilst our specialist food products and wines are supplied by small dedicated producers from various regions of Italy.

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Lytham St Anne's, United Kingdom
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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?