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The Cartford Inn

Cartford Lane | Preston, Lancashire PR3 0YP, Little Eccleston PR3 0YP, England
+44 1995 670166
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good19%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“oxtail” (17 reviews)
“suet pudding” (19 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Cartford Lane | Preston, Lancashire PR3 0YP, Little Eccleston PR3 0YP, England
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We went to the Cartford for my brother's birthday this evening. The manager recognised us from a previous visit around 6 months ago which was a nice surprise. The food was superb - wonderful locally sourced produce cooked to perfection and an inventive menu. I...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Lynne H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I had booked a weekend break at this lovely inn several months ago as a surprise for my wife, and we were not disappointed. Our room was eclectic, with striking wallpaper, a four poster bed and nicely kitted out. Dinner was excellent; the restaurant has...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank johnbuchan
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had Saturday evening meal last week. The food is fantastic, started with Snails. Then the Venison. As i did not fancy any of the sweets had the cheese board, was the best for some time and I eat out regularly. The only down side were...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank paratanman
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a fantastic find! The food was perfect, wine list excellent and service friendly. Can't recommend highly enough!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank pendlesandy
Reviewed 7 November 2018

My wife and I and her parents had an enjoyable lunch mid-week. The food was good, although not exceptional. The building is lovely and the service was pleasant. We had been before and so knew we would have to wait a while before receiving our...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank TrailBlazer797078
Reviewed 6 November 2018

Just 10 minutes away, we are lucky to have the Cartford Inn as our local. Always busy, which tells a tale, we try to get in early with a seat in the window watching the River Wyre go by. The steak pudding is excellent and...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank berylneil
Reviewed 5 November 2018 via mobile

My husband and I booked a night away leaving our 5 year old daughter with grandparents, lovely break before we get our new family puppy. Our first visit to the Cartford Inn which is 40 mins from home but in a lovely spot on the...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank larab604
Reviewed 28 October 2018 via mobile

This was our second visit to The Cartford Inn. It's such a lovely location by the river. If you are going, try and request a table that looks out onto the river. There is also a big roaring fire too if you want to keep...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank paulajhodge
Reviewed 26 October 2018

First visit for us to this place, some of our friends had been there before. the table was booked and when all the party had arrived before and after we were very well looked after in the River room which had a pleasant view of...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Polyglory
Reviewed 25 October 2018

The decor is pleasantly arty and quirky and there is a homely atmosphere ...... if your home has some ghoulish Hallowe'en decorations dangling from the ceiling. Interesting beers on tap. The food is lush. Portions are good. Veggie's are catered for. I had a veg...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank whatdidicomefor
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8 February 2017|
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Response from RHDrink | Reviewed this property |
The hygene is very good not sure why iys only a 1
15 December 2016|
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Response from Richard S | Reviewed this property |
I am a wheelchair user. If you go in from the car park and sit in the rear part of the pub/restaurant, to get to the toilet you'd then have to go outside and go round the front as there's steps inside! The front is very... More
peter s
27 March 2016|
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Response from Danflyers | Reviewed this property |
Bistro style food, fish meat and game generally but not always with a continental twist without having extreme flavours so suitable for most diners. I unfortunately don't have a menu and it was some time ago but if your... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$16 - US$35
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
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
View, Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Groups, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Cartford Lane | Preston, Lancashire PR3 0YP, Little Eccleston PR3 0YP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Lancashire  >  Little Eccleston
  • Phone Number: +44 1995 670166
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