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The Hand & Dagger is a traditional country pub, dog friendly, with an open fire and Beer Garden, enjoying a pretty rural location by the Lancaster Canal at Treales, nr. Kirkham. Serves a range of excellent home-made dishes mixing traditional pub fayre with modern dishes and the best Sunday Lunch in the area. Also bar nibbles and daily specials and all dishes are available in half portions for children. Food allergies catered for on request. Table reservations recommended. Outside catering service offered and available for private functions. Campsite open Friday to Sunday, 5 Pitches available at £5 per night, subject to availability. All pitches must be booked in advance.
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub
FEATURES
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed 13 October 2020 via mobile

Wedding anniversary Sunday Lunch. Booked for a 3pm lunch after walk with Mrs and dog. Arrived on time and shown to table via the COVID friendly one way system around the pub. All the staff wore full face masks and there were hand sanitiser stations...More

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed 11 October 2020 via mobile

Late Sunday lunch following a socially distanced walk! Great food, fast service as always. Roast dinners eaten with not a scrap left. Recommend the beef and chicken for kids. Get a plate of chips too 😉

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed 1 October 2020 via mobile

The Hand and Dagger has always been our No 1 for eating out, this was no exception. Martin and the team went above and beyond what we have become used to. Opening especially for us on a day when normally closed and serving exceptional food....More

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed 27 September 2020 via mobile

Wonderful food.. we have eaten here many times and it has always been 5 star🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟 staff are great, nothing is too much trouble and Martin is the most warm and welcoming host to everyone.. he goes above and beyond to make sure we are happy!...More

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed 27 September 2020

First visit to the hand and dagger today for Sunday lunch,excellent in every department Food,service,staff,owner,all excellent, serious COVID rules,but still very relaxing Will certainly return soon Mr wyatt

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed 27 September 2020

Visited with family for Sunday lunch. High hopes and staff were initially welcoming and friendly. Ordered salmon for starter, had already tucked in when I noticed something moving in the salad ! Horrified to spot an almost dead fly .... say almost as was still...More

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed 23 September 2020 via mobile

Such a disappointing experience. From the outside, the place looks derelict with dead planters and weeds growing on the front doorstep. Not a welcoming sight. Our waiter was personable and polite but the guy in charge (Martin?) lets the business down badly with his loud...More

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed 9 September 2020

Cannot fault. Lovely, personable staff with excellent customer service. Food top quality. Also excellent choice of specials.

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed 20 August 2020 via mobile

Really poor my wife had the chicken that came with a rosti and the potato was black inside, I had the hotpot of the special board and that must have been out of the freezer as it was all dried out and not edible, needless...More

Date of visit: August 2020
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Reviewed 14 August 2020

Great food and great service. Martin and the team have made every effort to make customers feel safe in today's challenging times. A lovely lunch for two and we chose to eat outside. So enjoyable and we will definitely visit again.

Date of visit: August 2020
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kimBlackpool
11 May 2019|
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Response from SalwickGreg | Reviewed this property |
Large grassed area at the rear.
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Response from SalwickGreg | Reviewed this property |
They have an extensive Vegan menu.
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  • Hand & Dagger is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
    • Food: 4.5
    • Service: 4.5
    • Value: 4.5
    • Atmosphere: 4.5