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The Dog Inn

) #2 of 2 Restaurants in Belthorn ££ - £££ British
61 Belthorn Road | Lancashirr, Belthorn, Blackburn BB1 2NN, England
+44 1254 433188
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good27%
  • Average12%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible10%
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61 Belthorn Road | Lancashirr, Belthorn, Blackburn BB1 2NN, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Called in the Dog Inn for lunch yesterday with friends, lovely to see the restaurant open again we all really enjoyed the meals ranging from steak and ale pie to posh fish finger sandwich. Staff really helpful and friendly, lovely atmosphere, and stunning views right...More

Thank kathholden49
Reviewed 1 week ago

Fantastic food and service provided by Eat Pennine an award-winning food focused social enterprise supporting disadvantaged young people from the Pennine. Eat Pennine are at the Dog Inn for an initial 6 week period.

Thank O4683MObarbara
Reviewed 4 April 2017 via mobile

Please visit this place, brilliant. Been meaning to go for a long time. We bobbed in for a quick Sunday lunch time pint, nice reception, quite a few in at 1230 ish. We got shown round. Back, we promise, when restaurant trading. And we won...More

Thank SirBillTaylor
Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

Fantastic community owned pub with friendly staff in pub and coffee shop. Fantastic location. Looking forward to seeing the restaurant when it's done. This is the future for local pubs if the dog inn is anything to go by. Danielle the spaniel enjoyed it very...More

1  Thank Daniellethespaniel
Reviewed 29 December 2016

A very friendly establishment. Community run. Outside caterers provided food for the party. Guests mingled with locals. Live music is no problem either.

Thank Ace2814
Reviewed 23 December 2016

Fantastic atmosphere in the pub Thursday night, all the quiz teams joined in the spirit of the season and wore their Christmas jumpers. The play your cards right jackpot prize has been guaranteed to go next Thursday 30.12.16. A great evening, lots of laughs and...More

Thank rocket32005
Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

Called at the above for a drink on our way home from Blackpool. Very friendly locals, who now run it. No food at present, but they are hoping to get it up and running soon! Can't wait to return and try it. Good luck to...More

2  Thank Hibbertsontour
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Visited a few weeks ago and delighted to find a community pub/cafe with a lovely atmosphere and where you could get a cuppa or a pint or both at lunchtime. I wish them well with the renovation of the restaurant as it will offer the...More

Thank anne_kingston
Andy B, DPS at The Dog Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 24 August 2016

Many thanks for your kind review. Work continues with the restaurant at present but we are confident it will be worth it.

Reviewed 11 July 2016

Called in the hope that they did lunches only to find that the pub had been closed then bought by the local community and reopened as bar/coffee house and shop. Disappointed that we couldn't have lunch but delighted to have found a new venue for...More

Thank James S
Andy B, DPS at The Dog Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 24 August 2016

Many thanks for your kind review.

Reviewed 23 May 2016

Love this place, great food, great staff - fun times. Nice views from the lower restaurant - overlooking the moors etc

Thank Phillip B
Andy B, DPS at The Dog Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 24 August 2016

Many thanks for your kind review.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$18
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Waitstaff, Parking Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
14:00 - 18:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 61 Belthorn Road | Lancashirr, Belthorn, Blackburn BB1 2NN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Lancashire  >  Blackburn  >  Belthorn
  • Phone Number: +44 1254 433188
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The first community owned free house in East Lancashire set in the quaint village of Belthorn. The premises comprises of a recently refurbished traditional bar area with wooden beams, stone flooring and a roaring log fire. Local, well kept, ales from the Three Bs Brewery available together with a range of draught and bottled lagers and ciders. The restaurant will be refurbished and opened during 2016.
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