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Guild Merchant

440 Tag Lane, Preston PR2 7AB, England
+44 1772 378054
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good28%
  • Average9%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
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“steak” (24 reviews)
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Open Now
11:30 - 23:00 Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
440 Tag Lane, Preston PR2 7AB, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This large roadside inn has a 2 for1 menu. The staff were friendly and helpful. There is lots of seating in various areas, it was fairly quiet today. The menu was comprehensive. Our choices arrived in good time and were excellent, above average for this...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Prudol
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Six of us got together for one of our regular nights out. First time I've been to the Guild merchant although I've been to Marston pubs many times, this is one of the better ones. We found a table easily, ordered our meals at the...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank sandra b
samnewens, General Manager at Guild Merchant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for your feedback. It’s really nice to hear that you enjoyed your experience with us. We hope to see you again soon. Sam Newens Manager

Reviewed 17 October 2018 via mobile

Took my family this afternoon , great service .. been all over the world .. must say one of the best restaurants, meal was just right , ordered 5 lamb shanks and more .. food was great and service was phenomenal... (Simon )

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Kavil40
samnewens, General Manager at Guild Merchant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Simon, Thank you for your kind words. We hope to see you here again soon for another great experience! Sam Newens Manager

Reviewed 24 September 2018

I came here for a meal with my husband. The meals are overpriced but as it’s two for one they actually work out really reasonably priced if you buy two. The staff were lovely, food was served quickly and the portions were huge. The staff...More

Date of visit: June 2018
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Reviewed 19 September 2018

Friendly staff, coupled with good food. The 2-1 deal works well for 2 or 4 people, but not so good for 3, that said, 3 meals for 2 paid is still reasonable. Having moved to Cottam recently, we have had a couple of meals here...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank LancsRecruiter
Reviewed 16 September 2018 via mobile

Popped in for a meal on Saturday. Friendly welcome. Having been there before I was looking forward to lamb chops sadly not on the menu. I ghost steak and ale pie . Husband had a burger. When it arrived I thought the pie was quote...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank angela18
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

Highly recommend lovely place to visit friendly staff. 241 offers ideal for family teas out gets busy around 5 till about 7 but then goes quieter.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank M1717JUchrisb
Reviewed 24 August 2018 via mobile

Absolutely love this place weve been numerous times now with the family, the staff are extremely pleasant and friendly and bend over backwards for you, the food is top class weve never had a bad meal there yet. More like restaurant food than pub grub,...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank angelarN688RL
Reviewed 8 August 2018 via mobile

Called today (Sunday 4th August) for a family lunch. Very pleasant place to sit and eat, quiet today but I put that down to weather (so hot !!!) Clean and tidy, tables are cleared quite promptly. Staff are very courteous and attentive. Music is on...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Vincentrev
Reviewed 6 August 2018

6 of us visited Saturday Evening very enjoyable meal big thanks to Sam and Staff for looking after us so well

Date of visit: August 2018
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Questions & Answers
15 October 2017|
Response from raczilla1969 | Property representative |
Good Afternoon mandmryan, We operate a 241 Menu on all Main Meals & Specials 7 days a week. There are no additional offers on a Tuesday sadly, but we do offer the following later in the Week... Wednesdays - 2 Curry’s/2... More
24 July 2016|
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Response from Scott B | Reviewed this property |
yes they are open on both christmas day and boxing day
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$13 - US$19
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:30
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 440 Tag Lane, Preston PR2 7AB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Lancashire  >  Preston
  • Phone Number: +44 1772 378054
  • E-mail
The Guild Merchant is a Community based Pub offering a 241 deal on a varied and vibrant range of Main Meals & Specials, as well as some enticing drink promotions. We offer a rotating selection of Cask Ales, and a wide selection of classic & flavoured Gins to suit all tastes. We are a family friendly establishment, with Children of all ages welcome until 9pm (accompanied by an adult), and offer a more casual drinking atmosphere later in the evening.
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