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The Stags Head Goosnargh

) #1 of 3 Restaurants in Goosnargh ££ - £££ , , British
990 Whittingham Lane, Goosnargh, Preston PR3 2AU, England
+44 1772 861536
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good16%
  • Average12%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible2%
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Gastropub, Bar, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
990 Whittingham Lane, Goosnargh, Preston PR3 2AU, England
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11 - 20 of 105 reviews

Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

We haven't been to the stags head since it changed hands and we were pleasantly surprised. From the smiley young lady behind the bar to the landlady serving us the staff were very pleasant. My husband had steak and opted to substitute fries with sweet...More

Thank Catherine09Northwest
Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

If you can't cook fish fingers and chips I don't hold out much hope for any other food here , fish fingers cooked to death chunky chips seemed to have been pre cooked then finished off in fryer were full of oil and not very...More

2  Thank Peter Q
Reviewed 22 July 2016 via mobile

Wow, what a find. This place is the first stop using our Brit Stop manual. Only 40 mins drive from home but a million miles away. Food is amazing. Restaurant standard at very reasonable pub prices. Can't believe how friendly everyone was. Staff & customers...More

Thank Jane S
Paul H, Owner at The Stags Head Goosnargh, responded to this reviewResponded 23 July 2016

Thank you very much for your review, it really does mean to know people think we are doing a good job to restore the pub back to once it once was. Thanks again and see you soon hopefully on a Friday when we have music...More

Reviewed 21 July 2016 via mobile

I have always found time to visit the Stags Head whenever I'm visiting Lancashire. I find the setting and food great. The last time I visited I bumped into some old friends and we talked about the old days and all the old "tales" every...More

Thank RobDrinkall
Paul H, Owner at The Stags Head Goosnargh, responded to this reviewResponded 23 July 2016

Thanks for the review hopefully chat about ghostly story's next time your in Paul

Reviewed 12 July 2016

On arrival the staff were welcoming..however the girl who served us was unsure of the specials and I had to explain that what I ordered was on the specials as she did not seem to know what I was talking about. The food itself was...More

1  Thank janebanks760
Paul H, Owner at The Stags Head Goosnargh, responded to this reviewResponded 23 July 2016

Thank you for your comments and sorry the service let us down, we do have a restaurant area that is secluded from the main bar that is or should be totally table service, the areas around the bar are normally order at the Bar unless...More

Reviewed 8 July 2016 via mobile

Just had lunch for 2. Brilliant value for money but more importantly great service and excellent food. Cask ales and service with a smile. Highly recommended.

Thank Tony S
Paul H, Owner at The Stags Head Goosnargh, responded to this reviewResponded 23 July 2016

thank you very much Paul

Reviewed 7 July 2016 via mobile

Good pizzas on Thursday night (2 4 1 offer). Good friendly service too ! Would definitely come again.

Thank Andrew E
Paul H, Owner at The Stags Head Goosnargh, responded to this reviewResponded 23 July 2016

thank you for your comments please try our other daily offers Paul

Reviewed 3 July 2016 via mobile

Great local spot for a bite to eat. We visited here with friends on a Sunday lunch. Great value with the two or three course menu. Food was very good, all four of us were pleased with our meals, rump of beef, duck and cheese...More

Thank canadiangirlUK
Reviewed 22 June 2016

Called in on spec on way back from a visit elsewhere. Had a fabulous cheese and tomato garlic bread to start. This was followed by a chicken and ham pie and a pepper steak pie that had all the hallmarks of a Michelin Star restaurant....More

Thank tolben
Reviewed 12 June 2016 via mobile

A few years ago it was a great little country pub with beautiful pub food and open fires. Now seems dated, the fires in the pub are no more and doesn't have the country pub feel. We didn't even bother eating just had a quick...More

1  Thank Rob_and_Amy22
Paul H, Owner at The Stags Head Goosnargh, responded to this reviewResponded 16 June 2016

Thank you for visiting the Stags, my wife and I came into the pub at Christmas and the first thing we did was get the fires safe and working they had not been on for five years previous according to the safety reports, in fact...More

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31 May 2016|
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Response from Franw73 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, don't think you would have an issue if you booked a table and explained you were travelling, they would keep it for you I'm sure, the landlord is very accommodating and trust me you would not be dissapointed with the... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$23
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Waitstaff
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Groups, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 - 20:00
13:00 - 22:00
13:00 - 22:00
13:00 - 22:00
13:00 - 00:00
13:00 - 00:00
13:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 990 Whittingham Lane, Goosnargh, Preston PR3 2AU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Lancashire  >  Preston  >  Goosnargh
  • Phone Number: +44 1772 861536
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Contemporary dining/ Gastro Pub.... 2 for £10 lunches... steak night Tuesday.... Chippy tea Friday.... Probably the best Sunday lunch in Lancashire.... Real ales.... Great wine... friendly staff
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