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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.
PRICE RANGE
US$7 - US$21
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Drinks, Brunch
CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub
FEATURES
Seating, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Free off-street parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed 30 October 2020

Delicious food, excellent for vegetarians, family friendly, fab atmosphere great service and well set up for current times. A gem!

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed 23 October 2020

Brilliant meal once again at The Dog Inn, the salt and pepper spare ribs were the best I’ve ever tasted, and I eat out a lot! You can tell they put so much time and effort into preparing every meal. Definitely a step above pub...More

Date of visit: October 2020
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644YvonneB, Board Member at The Dog Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 25 October 2020

Thanks for taking the time to leave us a review. We really appreciate your support at this challenging time.

Reviewed 17 October 2020 via mobile

Excellent service and delicious food. Highly recommended...... we had a great evening and can’t wait to return.

Date of visit: October 2020
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644YvonneB, Board Member at The Dog Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 25 October 2020

Many thanks for taking the time to leave us a review. We are really pleased that your enjoyed your evening at the Dog Inn, and we really appreciate your support during these challenging times

Reviewed 17 October 2020

Visited this evening with my partner. Lovely, quaint and also welcoming. I started with scallops and black pudding followed by the cheese pie. My girlfriend had the ribs followed by fish & chips. The food was simply awesome, fresh and extremely tasty. Cannot believe we...More

Date of visit: October 2020
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644YvonneB, Board Member at The Dog Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 25 October 2020

Many thanks for taking the time to leave us a review. We are glad you enjoyed your meal at The Dog Inn, and we really appreciate your support during these challenging times.

Reviewed 11 October 2020 via mobile

Best roast dinner I have had for some time! The beef was like butter, all my favourite veg and the most delicious Yorkshire pudding. If I had one teeny, weeny criticism, I'd have liked a bit more of everything, just because it tasted soooooo good!...More

Date of visit: October 2020
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D7491WRyvonneb, Board Member at The Dog Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 12 October 2020

Thanks for taking the time to leave us a review. We are really pleased that you enjoyed your meal and hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 9 October 2020

Love the Dog Inn. Every meal has been excellent. The staff are attentive and issues are dealt with promptly and in a professional way. Best cheese and onion pie around. Keep doing what you are doing Jamie and team.100% would reommended a visit

Date of visit: October 2020
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D7491WRyvonneb, Board Member at The Dog Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 10 October 2020

Many thanks for taking the time to leave a review. We are glad you enjoyed your experience at the Dog Inn and we look forward to welcoming you back again soon.

Reviewed 2 October 2020 via mobile

With the lockdown happening i haven't been here as much as I'd like so we finally got ourselves booked in for a mid-week meal as a cheeky treat, and the standards definitely haven't dropped!! I fancied a fish & chips but it's more like moby...More

Date of visit: October 2020
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D7491WRyvonneb, Board Member at The Dog Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2020

Thanks for taking the time to leave a review. We are really glad that you enjoyed your meal at the Dog Inn and we hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 23 September 2020

A friend of ours recommended the Dog Inn and I can tell you we will recommend it to a million more... absolutely amazing menu! Starters and mains were all truly exceptional... we regularly eat out in Manchester and this little gem will now be a...More

Date of visit: September 2020
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644YvonneB, Board Member at The Dog Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 24 September 2020

Thanks for taking the time to leave us a review. We are really pleased that you enjoyed your meal and look forward to seeing you again soon.

Reviewed 6 September 2020

First time visit here as part of the eat out to help out scheme. Personally I have no issue with the separate bar/restaurant paying situation so no negative for me. The menu was quite surprising with the amount of BBQ items on there, probably the...More

Date of visit: August 2020
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644YvonneB, Board member at The Dog Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 7 September 2020

Many thanks for taking the time to leave a review. We will take your comments on board and we hope to be able to welcome you back soon.

Reviewed 4 September 2020

I found The Dog Inn on a Vegan Lancashire Facebook group and was booked to go for lunch before lockdown. Finally made it for dinner after communicating with chef Jamie about allergies I have. The Dog Inn is a community owned and run pub with...More

Date of visit: September 2020
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644YvonneB, Board Member at The Dog Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 7 September 2020

Thanks for taking the time to leave us a review. We are really pleased that you enjoyed your meal and the whole experience that the Dog Inn has to offer. We look forward to welcoming you again soon.

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Linda C
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Response from Y765CGpaulb | Reviewed this property |
Yes fine in the bar area
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Response from Yvonne B | Property representative |
Gluten-free food is available but fairly limited at the moment - we will be extending our gluten-free options in the coming weeks. There is a meeting of the Coeliac Society on Saturday 11th August in the coffee shop (10am... More
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    The Dog Inn is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
    • Food: 4.5
    • Service: 4.5
    • Value: 4.5