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The Grapes

) #1 of 8 Restaurants in Croston ££ - £££ , British,
67 Town Road, Croston PR26 9RA, England
+44 1772 603001
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good18%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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12:00 - 23:30All hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
££ - £££
67 Town Road, Croston PR26 9RA, England
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

On a day out with friends we called in to Croston for a walk in this lovely village setting. As it was lunchtime we visited this friendly pub, not knowing what to expect. In fact, we were greeted by friendly and efficient staff and a...More

2  Thank June S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We heard there had been a change of management and decided to give it a try. The food was excellent and of a better standard to what we had previously had when the pub was under different ownership. The children's pasta was of a particular...More

2  Thank Crtandnrt
Reviewed 6 May 2017

Met by a cheerful manager Homely atmosphere Excellent music (if you like 1970's rock :)) and excellent food. We had a steak and the fish pie.More

3  Thank DBC_the_birder
crostonwheatsheaf, Manager at The Grapes, responded to this reviewResponded 10 May 2017

Hi Thanks for the 5* review. The steaks and the fish pie are starting to get famous round here so for readers that haven't tried it yet, what are you waiting for?! I appreciate your recent visit and kind words and hope to see you...More

Reviewed 1 May 2017

I won a voucher in a school raffle last year and so booked for afternoon tea on a Bank holiday Monday. I wasn't sure what to expect as The Grapes is a very tradition pub from the outside. Mum and I were seated in the...More

6  Thank louiseeraines
crostonwheatsheaf, Manager at The Grapes, responded to this reviewResponded 10 May 2017

Hi, Thank you for your fab review, you did very well to remember what was on the afternoon teas I am very impressed and look forward to seeing you again! Becky

Reviewed 20 April 2017

So glad that I chose here for afternoon tea with a friend. It was super, with a huge selection of delicious sweet and savoury choices on the little picnic bench. The staff were very welcoming and the place was very busy for mid week so...More

4  Thank julie1n1v
crostonwheatsheaf, Manager at The Grapes, responded to this reviewResponded 21 April 2017

Hi, Thank you for your custom and your review. It is always nice to hear when people leave wanting to return, your comments are very much appreciated by myself and my team. I look forward to welcoming you back. Becky

Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

Visited the grapes on mothers day. We booked afternoon tea well in advance and was told when we arrived that they didn't do afternoon tea on a Sunday. We didn't want the 3 course set menu on offer.what a huge disappointment as we settled for...More

4  Thank Gillian D
crostonwheatsheaf, Manager at The Grapes, responded to this reviewResponded 21 April 2017

Hi, On Mother's Day there was a clear misunderstanding. We do not advertise Afternoon Teas being served on Sunday's on any of our internal or external boards, nor can you find it advertised on any of our social media pages. All of our staff are...More

Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

Just ok .. stopped off here on the way back from lytham back home to bolton. My husband had heard good things about it so was expecting a top class meal. The starters was very basic it was some kind of small balls of fishcake...More

1  Thank Danielle P
crostonwheatsheaf, Manager at The Grapes, responded to this reviewResponded 10 May 2017

Hi, I was sorry that your Mothers Day visit fell short of your expectations. There is no excuse for this however would just like to say sadly one of our main chefs was on sick leave from having a minor operation. We had to do...More

Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

I went to The Grapes as a table of 5 for Sunday Lunch. There was a good variety of dishes on the menu. I ordered fish pie which was absolutely lovely, I couldn't fault it. The green beans with shallots and garlic on the side...More

1  Thank Amelia B
crostonwheatsheaf, Manager at The Grapes, responded to this reviewResponded 28 March 2017

Hi Thank you for your recent visit and kind review. The compliments on our fish pie keep coming in and I can see why as it looks every bit as good as it tastes. It was nice to hear though that the others enjoyed theirs...More

Reviewed 23 March 2017

Starter: Corned beef hash cake with an egg - substantial and quite nice. Meal 1: Steak and onion pie - Pie pastry appeared to be overcooked (on top at least), filling tasted "all right" but gravy (in the pie) was watery, Chips looked dry and...More

1  Thank douglas w
crostonwheatsheaf, Manager at The Grapes, responded to this reviewResponded 28 March 2017

Hi, Thanks for trying The Grapes. I was on duty on your visit and picked up on your body language that perhaps you were not too happy. We do check backs on all our meals and when you was asked you said everything was ok....More

Reviewed 22 March 2017

Light but excellent lunch...very tasty mushrooms on toast and corned beef hash cake, served on proper white plates...not spread over a board or plonked on a slate or in a plant pot. Hurrah! Friendly, professional service. Yes, we will return.More

2  Thank sheilalally
crostonwheatsheaf, Manager at The Grapes, responded to this reviewResponded 28 March 2017

Thank you for visiting and reviewing us with 5*. All our meals at The Grapes are served on plates which I suppose is a rarity nowadays! Like everything else, there are trends with food and now quite often slates, and mini frying baskets etc are...More

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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Do you have a gluten free menu?
21 August 2016|
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Response from mib613 | Property representative |
We have many items on our menu that are naturally gluten free and we have daily specials . As all our meals are made fresh to order ( or made earlier by our team ) we are fully aware of all ingredients used and can often... More
Sheila J
Lunch menu weekdays?
25 March 2016|
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Response from andrewcookie | Reviewed this property |
here are 2 front rooms a middle bar room and a restaurant at the back all cater for food and restaurant has a more extensive menu
Do you have to book a table for afternoon tea or can you just turn up on spec?
13 September 2015|
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Response from damaite | Reviewed this property |
Yes book...they make everything fresh for your arrival time...they ring you back 24 hours prior to confirm..
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$21
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Free Off-Street Parking, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 67 Town Road, Croston PR26 9RA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Lancashire  >  Croston
  • Phone Number: +44 1772 603001
  • E-mail
Traditional pub, set in the picturesque village of Croston. Situated opposite the church, views of the River Yarrow.
2 side rooms off the main bar, one with an open fire which is lit regularly in the cold months.
Main bar area with separate dinning area.
Outside seating areas available with jumbrellas and lights. Large car park with easy access into the pub.
Large boules pitch to rear of the pub.
Our menu is a fresh homemade menu, with a choice of daily specials. Afternoon tea is available Monday - Saturday book in advance.
Baby change facilities in ladies toilet.
Close to croston train line

Families, walkers, dogs welcome
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