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“Good pub grub”
Review of Ranken Arms

Ranken Arms
Ranked #5 of 81 Restaurants in Darwen
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: British
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
Reviewed March 12, 2013 via mobile

Lovely food, good portions. Prices have gone up, but so has everything else. Fish and chips, steak pudding and salmon salad are all recommended.

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Reviewed December 26, 2012

I came here with a Party of c20 Bowlers in mid December for Lunch. This was a real treat for myself having been born and raised as a boy in Hoddlesden in the late 1940s and 1950s. Although the Village has expanded somewhat, and is likely to grow even more, the Ranken hasn't changed a great deal, and it is what I would call a typical 'local pub' with friendly staff and great pub 'grub'. The Beef Bourguignon was delicious as was the Sherry Trifle, made in the 'old fashioned' way ! An excellent lunch.

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Reviewed August 30, 2012

The food is excellent and very tasty. My mum asked for a small salad which could have fed all of us! The staff are excellent, just a shame about the table arrangements, but as pub grub goes, it is a must!

Thank yvonne d
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Reviewed July 7, 2012

A great place to eat the food is 'home cooked' in style but tasty and filling. The roast beef just falls apart and is not the normal thin machine cut meat but thick slices. i've been many times and have never had a bad meal. all in all well worth the money.

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Thank andychem18
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Reviewed June 10, 2012

No problems with the food or cost, but didn't like the dingy corner we had to eat in.

Thank ngw4br
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