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Punchbowl Country Pub & Restaurant

5-9 Church Street, Churchtown, Garstang PR3 0HT, England
+44 1995 603360
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Overview
  • Excellent63%
  • Very good20%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
Travelers talk about
“steak” (62 reviews)
“prawn cocktail” (14 reviews)
“pate” (16 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
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LOCATION
5-9 Church Street, Churchtown, Garstang PR3 0HT, England
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1 - 10 of 770 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago

Chose The Punchbowl as it was a central point to meet friends. Not been here for at least 18 years, obviously things have changed since then. We all found a very welcoming atmosphere, quick efficient service & the choice & quality of the food was...More

Thank Lollop230368
Reviewed 6 days ago

Returned here to this erstwhile favourite pub with a voucher sent to promote their new chef. Food was O.K. but certainly not in the same class as before. Traditional fish & chips was rather dry, flavourless batter, and small. Beef chilli made with pulled brisket...More

Thank Phil W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Can recommend the lite lunch menu. We only wanted one course (£7.99) but at £1 extra for a starter and £1 for a sweet it was a no brainier! I had Chicken caesar spring rolls which were beautifully presented as was the prawn cocktail my...More

1  Thank ktrim
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have just enjoyed an amazing Saturday lunch at the punch bowl . I ordered the gammon and chose to have it with both the black pudding and the egg . It came beautifully presented with light fluffy chips in a mini chip basket and...More

1  Thank Stephen Q
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We called in for lunch yesterday on our way back from Fleetwood with our two granddaughters, the pub is in a very attractive village, has a large car park and outside seating for nice days. Inside it is very cosy and has a lovely feel...More

1  Thank rbrooks626
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I recently visited the Punchbowl for lunch with friends. We had 2 courses which were excellent value. The vegetarian choices were very good and the presentation most pleasing. I had the hanging skewer of halloumi which was delicious and looked amazingly. My meat & fish...More

1  Thank Julia G
PunchbowlManager, Manager at Punchbowl Country Pub & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Julia, thank you for leaving us a lovely review, we are pleased you enjoyed your experience with us and very much look forward to seeing and your friends again soon ~ Julie (assistant manager)

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Mid week lite lunches fantastic value. Great food, beer, good attentive staff. This will be a regular visit for me. The main menu looks excellent with a wide choice at great value. The lite lunch had a great choice. In a tranquil village setting, car...More

1  Thank jonnyrocks
PunchbowlManager, Manager at Punchbowl Country Pub & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Johnnyrocks, thank you for taking the time to leave us a great review, your kind comments have been passed onto the team and we very much look forward to serving you again ~ Julie (assistant manager)

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much to everybody at the Punchbowl for my amazing birthday surprise meal. Had our own room, fantastic food and drink, and really friendly staff. Even got a card from Brandon and Julie, what a nice touch! Would definitely go back, food and...More

1  Thank ljgrimshaw
PunchbowlManager, Manager at Punchbowl Country Pub & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi, thank you for taking the time to leave us such a lovely review, we are pleased you enjoyed your surprise birthday here at The Punchbowl, we look forward to seeing you again soon ~ Julie (assistant manager)

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went mid week (Tuesday 19th Sept), and was surprised how lovely the pub is. The decor and cleanliness is outstanding. The staff were welcoming and friendly and the food was superb. Will be back as soon as I can. Think I will try the lunch...More

1  Thank NannyNanNan
PunchbowlManager, Manager at Punchbowl Country Pub & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Nannynannan, thank for leaving us such a lovely review, we are pleased you enjoyed your experience with and look forward to seeing you again soon, and maybe on your next visit have space to try our delicious desserts ~ Julie (assistant manager)

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a little gem hidden away in such a lovely village. 4 of us out for lunch today, we had the lite bites menu. We all enjoyed our food and friendly service from Julie and the team. Will certainly be returning and will recommend it...More

1  Thank patsearle123
PunchbowlManager, Manager at Punchbowl Country Pub & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Pat, thank you for taking the time to leave us this wonderful review, it was a pleasure to serve you and your friends two days on the trot. We are pleased you all enjoyed your experience with us and very much look forward to...More

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Rachael S
September 25, 2017|
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Response from thorntonslack | Reviewed this property |
Yes very straightforward - turn off A6 at church town and pub is in Middle of the village with parking behind
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Rachael S
August 13, 2017|
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Response from PunchbowlManager | Property representative |
Hi we have quite a few choices available to suit all tastes, starters include pate soup and prawn cocktail as well as other choices, main courses include Gammon, pie, fish and chips as well as other choices and there is a... More
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Rachael S
August 12, 2017|
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Response from PunchbowlManager | Property representative |
Hi just to clarify the Lite lunches is served Monday to Saturday 12-2:30 and has a good selection to choose from. 1 course £7.99 2 courses £8.99 and 3 courses £9.99 thanks Julie (assistant manager)
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$9 - $29
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Special occasions, Large groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Kids, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5-9 Church Street, Churchtown, Garstang PR3 0HT, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Lancashire  >  Wyre District  >  Garstang  >  Churchtown
  • Phone Number: +44 1995 603360
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Description
Our award-winning Punchbowl, in Churchtown, has a reputation for excellent hospitality, fantastic food and friendly dining. We really know how to look after our customers. That’s why visitors from nearby Garstang, Lancaster, and even further afield, still see the Punchbowl as their local.
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