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CLOSED TEMPORARILY DUE TO ADDITIONAL LOCKDOWN RESTRICTIONS IN THE LANCASHIRE AREA PROHIBITING SELF SERVICE The Blue Anchor Pub is situated in a small village called Bretherton in Lancashire. We serve an all you can eat hot pub grub buffet with salad bar Monday to Saturday from 12noon until 8pm for £6.99. Options available vary daily. Roast meat Carvery served on Sundays only.
PRICE RANGE
US$8 - US$16
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub
FEATURES
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards, Buffet
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Reviewed 30 August 2020 via mobile

I've been to this establishment a number of times now and I've never once been disappointed. As a food inspector by trade, I cant help l👀king and l find it hard to fault. I did once mention an observation to chef over allergens and immediately...More

Date of visit: August 2020
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Reviewed 30 August 2020 via mobile

Excellent meal and service Definitely a must do but please book A wonderful variety of meats and vegetables The licensee Michelle was lovely and took her mask off once she realized that I couldn’t hear her ( she’s behind a Perspex shield

Date of visit: August 2020
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Reviewed 29 August 2020 via mobile

Felt extremely comfortable social distancing plans were clear and adhered to. Food was excellent staff were extremely friendly and accommodating. My first visit will definitely return again Good value for money too.

Date of visit: August 2020
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Reviewed 2 August 2020 via mobile

For £6.99 this all you can eat buffet is well worth a try Plenty of hot food to choose from but the salad bar is a bit plain. Unfortunately no dairy free deserts Large well looked after beer garden is a positive too Plenty of...More

Date of visit: August 2020
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Reviewed 22 March 2020 via mobile

Great food same chain that owns midge hall the astley chorley.You always know that you'll have a good meal at these pubs

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed 13 March 2020 via mobile

We called here on Tuesday lunch time. Just like always,nothing wrong at all with the food or surroundings. The lady behind the bar was very pleasant it’s always a great experience to visit the Blue Anchor. The only adverse comment I would make on this...More

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed 11 March 2020 via mobile

Just popped in here.wow ..the food amazing .5.99 buffet all you can eat and go back for more .staff very friendly. spotlessly clean .definitely on our list to visit again .

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed 8 March 2020 via mobile

Love this place all you can eat for 5.99 the food is amazing the staff are lovely too we even went back two day later with the kids even they liked it

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed 5 March 2020

Great food, great atmosphere, pleasant staff. Did I mention that we travel from Scotland and eat here, when going anywhere south of Lancaster. We leave the motorway its that good. See you Friday.

Date of visit: October 2019
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Reviewed 23 February 2020

Visited today, having been numerous times in the past but will definitely not be going again. £2.70 for a glass of shop bought coke which was completely flat was the first thing we noticed, extortionate to say the least. £2.50 for a baby bowl, again...More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Colin D
4 May 2018|
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Response from Ivor T | Reviewed this property |
How would i know? How long is a piece of string? I go out to eat and enjoy a meal not memorise the price list..... What has a H not Wot
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Ann Y
23 January 2018|
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Response from EJScouse | Reviewed this property |
Loads of options as it is an all you can eat buffet as well as a menu.
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roystonian
3 July 2017|
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Response from 853sylviay | Reviewed this property |
It's carvery buffet only on Sundays. It's traditional British food for the rest of the week.
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  • The Blue Anchor Inn Bretherton is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
    • Food: 4.5
    • Service: 4.5
    • Value: 5
    • Atmosphere: 4.5