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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
Food
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LOCATION
5-9 Church Street, Churchtown, Garstang PR3 0HT, England
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151 - 160 of 770 reviews

Reviewed December 9, 2016

My wife and two friends went to this restaurant for a Christmas lunch The two girls ordered a bottle of Pinot to be told they had run out. We were asked if we required any sauces to accompany our meal, cranberry sauce we said- sorry...More

2  Thank agholt
Reviewed December 7, 2016

Good food in a very lovely country venue. Sammie the waitress was brilliant.Courteous, attentive and unobtrusive.

1  Thank xcd2016
Andrew M, Manager at Punchbowl Country Pub & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded December 17, 2016

Hi Xcd thank you for taking the time to leave us this lovely review, your comments have been passed on to the team and indeed Sammie, we look forward to seeing you again soon ~ Julie

Reviewed December 3, 2016

Have a fantastic meal in a wonderfully pub restaurant, food out of this world went for the 4 course festival menu excellent choice and value for money, staff and service faultless, can not wait to return.

4  Thank GillMary2013
Andrew M, Manager at Punchbowl Country Pub & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded December 17, 2016

Hi Gillmary, thank for leaving this fantastic review , we are pleased you enjoyed your experience with us and look forward to serving you again soon ~ Julie

Reviewed November 28, 2016 via mobile

Very cosy Sunday family afternoon at the Punchbowl. The food and staff were exceptional. I must mention Andy the manager and Lorcan behind the bar who made us feel very welcome. Thank you

2  Thank Ashley Y
Andrew M, Manager at Punchbowl Country Pub & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded December 17, 2016

Hi Ashley, thank you for taking the time to leave us this lovely review, your comments have been passed on to the team and we look forward to seeing you again soon ~ Julie

Reviewed November 25, 2016

The Punchbowl is fast becoming our restaurant of choice. It is well situated for a drive out from Blackpool, Preston or Lancaster and is certainly worth the drive to. I am going to focus on the staff in this review as the food speaks for...More

1  Thank jdhareimages
Andrew M, Manager at Punchbowl Country Pub & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded December 17, 2016

Hi John, Thank you for leaving us a fantastic review, we pride ourselves on delicious food made with the finest local ingredients and our staff are trained to a high standard, we are pleased you enjoyed your experience with us and look forward to seeing...More

Reviewed November 23, 2016 via mobile

Called at the punchbowl today for a midweek table d'hote lunch after reading lots of positive comments and overall it was an enjoyable experience. We arrived togetherto a very warm welcome and were shown to our table in the restaurant. My wife had a glass...More

2  Thank miyota2035
Reviewed November 22, 2016

We called he for lunch here last Sunday [20th Nov]. I ordered a pint of Bombardier and my wife a glass of Merlot. The beer took a few minutes to clear, but moving it towards my mouth I detected a vinegarish type of smell and...More

2  Thank EGNO
Reviewed November 22, 2016

Absolute great find, charming pub, excellent food and the staff are really great. Kieron & Jodie are a credit to the place. We will be back.More

1  Thank Wild H
Andrew M, Manager at Punchbowl Country Pub & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded November 23, 2016

Hi Wild H, thank you for taking the time to leave us this lovely review, we are pleased you enjoyed your experience with us and your lovely comments have been passed on to Kieran and Jodie, we hope to see you again very soon ~...More

Reviewed November 12, 2016 via mobile

Fantastic food, brilliant atmosphere and exceptional service, particularly from Julie (deputy manager) who could not do enough for us and ensured we had a wonderful night!!! I would highly recommend the Punchbowl!!! Keep up the good work!!!More

2  Thank Laura D
Andrew M, Manager at Punchbowl Country Pub & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded November 16, 2016

Hi Laura, Thank you for leaving us this fantastic review, we are pleased you and your guests had a wonderful experience at the punchbowl. We pride ourselves on excellent food and service and for all our guests to enjoy their experience with us. It was...More

Reviewed November 11, 2016 via mobile

Called here following a recommendation from a friend. The meals were beautifully presented, and cooked to perfection. The beer was also very well served and kept (Tribute Ale) as for the staff, well they were the icing on the cake. Lorcan and Julie couldn't have...More

2  Thank Bosco D
Andrew M, Manager at Punchbowl Country Pub & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded November 16, 2016

Hi Bosco, Thank you for leaving this wonderful review we are please you and your guests enjoyed their experience here with us and look forward to seeing you again soon ~ Julie Deputy manager

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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
Romantic, Local cuisine, Large groups, Special occasions, Business meetings, Families with children, Kids
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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