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Golden Ball of Longton

££ - £££, British,
150 Liverpool Road, Preston PR4 5AU, England
+44 1772 613527
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Overview
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good26%
  • Average9%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“risotto” (3 reviews)
“potatoes” (3 reviews)
“steak” (3 reviews)
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CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
££ - £££
RATINGS
Food
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LOCATION
150 Liverpool Road, Preston PR4 5AU, England
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1 - 10 of 53 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited this establishment again this evening after having a disappointing experience there approximately 3 months ago. Food and service excellent on this occasion and could not be faulted. Will definitely be visiting again and can certainly recommend.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Keith A
Reviewed 9 November 2018 via mobile

Even though this was only a quick visit for lunch. I enjoyed my experience and food at this country pub.The staff were very friendly and attentive. The atmosphere and decor very nice...and clean. Food is a bit more expensive than your cheaper pub chains, but...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Happiness786422
Reviewed 29 October 2018 via mobile

Nice atmosphere. Warm and welcoming. Food was ok although I noticed someone saying to the waitress that they would pay for their meal but wanted the chef to know it could have been better. The desserts however were too expensive for what they were. £6...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank kath_shone
Reviewed 2 October 2018

Came here for lunch after taking the dogs for a walk round The Brickcroft nature reserve. It's a very welcoming place with a clean, comfortable and rather trendy interior and it's dog friendly too. The menu was excellent value for money with two courses on...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank habbott64
Reviewed 1 October 2018

Longton is only a small centre but this pub makes the visit worthwhile. Clean, plenty of parking, good choice of drinks and food. The food we had was exceptional value. The young lady who served us was lovely, helpful and friendly without being on your...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Martyn A
Reviewed 30 September 2018 via mobile

Group met here for a catch up, the pub is big and quite homely, will be even more so when fire is lit. Great drinks choice, I had cocktails and 1 friend had the ale taster thingy which looked good. I had the steak and...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank beckyronnie
Reviewed 27 September 2018 via mobile

Very attentive staff, food absolutely fabulous. Dogs are welcome, which is a bonus. There are also different events going on periodically. Sunday gone was a dog walk, just check website.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Tina C
Reviewed 24 September 2018

This pub is lovely inside and has a very nice decor. There are lots of tables outside too We were here for late lunch and chose from the set menu 2 courses for £12.50 Service was really quick and staff pleasant Nicely presented. The fish...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank MrsTricia501
Reviewed 23 September 2018

The first time we went was last year, the meals were great. Many special dishes on the menu. This time we went at lunch time, but only wanted sandwiches and a drink. We could have bought better at a local supermarket and a lot cheaper....More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank sue a
Reviewed 22 September 2018 via mobile

We've been here a few times now since it changed hands last year and thought it was great but the last couple of times we've been it's been very disappointing. We only ordered sandwiches but expected at least freshly baked bread and hand carved ham....More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Rhiannon V
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 150 Liverpool Road, Preston PR4 5AU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Lancashire  >  Preston
  • Phone Number: +44 1772 613527
Description
The Golden Ball of Longton is a beautifully refurbished dining pub located in the lovely village of Longton, Lancashire. With a wide selection of Cask Ales, premium lagers, fine wines and spirits. We offer great British dining all day, everyday from 12pm. Our food's freshly prepared by a team of passionate chefs and we source locally to showcase the amazing Lancashire produce. We can accommodate large parties, exclusive room usage, dogs and children are welcome in certain areas of the pub.
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