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Nabs Head

££ - £££, British,
Nabs Head Lane | Samlesbury, Preston PR5 0UQ, England
+44 1254 851416
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good33%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Nabs Head Lane | Samlesbury, Preston PR5 0UQ, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Stopped for lunch after visiting Salmesbury Hall, extensive menu and good choice of daily specials, food was delicious, would highly recommend

Thank Susan H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A midweek evening so business fairly quiet but enough people for some atmosphere. The menu is based on pub-grub but with interesting additions. The usual favourites are all present but the other dishes give a much more interesting range. Another welcome move is the option...More

Thank Kayell485
Reviewed 10 June 2018 via mobile

Popped in for an ad hoc dinner after moving my elderly mother in law into her new apartment. Great variety of menu, everything can be a small or large portion, good service and excellent quality. Definitely return

Thank Moira A
Reviewed 4 June 2018 via mobile

We set off for a walk in the sunshine found this little place Lovely staff great food lovely quiet little place great walk from main road will deffo come again

Thank Michelle L
Reviewed 30 April 2018

Another lunch with partner and doggie,and another good one .Good food and good service,and well priced .Helpful staff too......we will be back !

Thank wez c
Reviewed 11 April 2018

I was recommended to visit the Nabs Head by friends and we were not disappointed. Friendly welcome, roaring log fire, good food sensibly priced and a noticeable number of guests for a Wednesday lunch time. The food was freshly cooked and what was fairly unique...More

Thank Eric H
Reviewed 21 March 2018

Called for a family meal food was excellent and well served although we had a wait it was worth waiting for.

Thank Michael N
Reviewed 22 February 2018 via mobile

Nice pub with great menus, including small or large lunch menu plus a good pizza and snack menu. I had the cheese and onion pie with chips and salad which was delicious very tasty as was the plate meat pie. There were 5 of us...More

Thank Suey70
Reviewed 5 February 2018

We popped in for lunch having a day off work. A really good decision as the service was friendly, the room welcomeing and the food substantial and good. The large portion of beer battered haddock was huge but very fresh and with crispy batter. The...More

Thank igthomson
Reviewed 22 January 2018

Comprehensive menu, including good selection of 'specials'. Children's options good and better than average, really just scaled down portions of real food cooked very well. Main courses come in 'Small, or Large' portion sizes. Unless you've been training your stomach to compete in an 'all...More

Thank victerr4
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Questions & Answers
23 May 2018|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from Nabs_Head | Property representative |
Yes dogs are allowed in most area of the pub, except the side room. To ensure we have a table available it is highly recommend to book in advance and let us know you will have a dog with you.
Geoff O
11 August 2015|
Response from Nabs_Head | Property representative |
We have a central bar with an L shaped dining area. To the rear of the bar is an area in which dogs are allowed. Please see the photo gallery for a better impression of the layout.
Neil f
9 August 2015|
Response from Nabs_Head | Property representative |
There are between 6 and 10 options on our specials boards (including 2 vegetarian). In addition we have an extensive menu which can be viewed on our website. We usually have a range of 8 different pies (including 2... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$20
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Nabs Head Lane | Samlesbury, Preston PR5 0UQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Lancashire  >  Preston
  • Phone Number: +44 1254 851416
  • E-mail
The Nabs Head Hotel is situated in the hamlet of Nabs Head, Samlesbury within the picturesque countryside just outside the city of Preston and not far from Blackburn & Chorley. This delightful pub is the ideal watering hole for weary travellers (cyclists, walkers, runners, families, etc.), We serve proper Lancashire food in a warm and friendly environment. In partnership with Daniel Thwaites Brewery we have 4 Beer Engines showcasing seasonal ales and guest beers from the Crafty Dan Brewery.
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