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The Greyfriar

144 Friargate, Preston PR1 2EJ, England
+44 1772 558542
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Overview
  • Excellent28%
  • Very good35%
  • Average22%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (5 reviews)
“mixed grill” (2 reviews)
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CUISINES
Steakhouse, Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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LOCATION
144 Friargate, Preston PR1 2EJ, England
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I asked a medium steak what I got was bloody and raw. The waitresses are not the kindest people I’ve met.More

Thank Viktória V
Managergreyfriar, Manager at The Greyfriar, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hi Viktoria, I'm the kitchen manager and would really be happy to discuss this further as this is not acceptable and I would like to apologise. I'd appreciate it if you could get in touch with me on 01772 558542 where I would love to...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We ate in here 2 nights on the trot! The 1st evening there was a special on the Sirloin steak, which we both ordered and both recieved a beautiful steak cooked to requested (med-rare), well presented and definately fantastic value for money!!! Second evening we...More

Thank Cath&George
Managergreyfriar, Manager at The Greyfriar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi! Thanks for your review. I'm not sure what went wrong with this situation, however it's quite obviously not acceptable and will be investigated. We take pride in the food that leaves the kitchen and I can assure you that issues like this are very...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I go to Wetherspoons regular and all across the UK as the food is generally spot on and service is always friendly. Well not this establishment, firstly I mistook the barman for a customer as he was sat down with customers, secondly his attitude toward...More

Thank vixster2018
Managergreyfriar, Manager at The Greyfriar, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hi, I'm very sorry to see that your visit was a disappointment. I've spoken to the management team at length about this as it's simply not acceptable and I want to offer my sincere apologies. We take pride in our customer service, food quality and...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Over here from Ireland for a few days. Great staff and always very friendly. Great atmosphere. Love this pub. Highly recommended.

Thank Tyson D
Managergreyfriar, Manager at The Greyfriar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for your great review, it's nice to see that you made this trip and it was worth while! All the best and happy new year! The management team.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I've been in many Weatherspoons and unfortunately this is the worst one. It's drab and soul less, the staff are miserable and don't smile, it's difficult to get served at busy times. The food is standard Weatherspoons value which is probably it's only saving grace....More

Thank mick2mill
Managergreyfriar, Manager at The Greyfriar, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

We are sorry to hear you feel this way about our pub. We are always undertaking to improve things - installing better lights, our new heating systems, renovating the toilets as our pub is now over twenty years old and we take pride in the...More

Reviewed 4 December 2017 via mobile

Came here for tea tonight with my girlfriend she ordered 3 dishes for 10 pound which where curry topped chips prawns and chicken wings i ordered the 14 oz aberdeen angus steak medium which was delicous and melted in the mouth and the added bonus...More

Thank David M
Managergreyfriar, Manager at The Greyfriar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for your great review! Our menu is frequently changing and developing and our kitchen manager often has great deals on food to draw in such wonderful customers! We can't wait to see you again! Regards The management team.

Reviewed 19 November 2017

I went to Greyfriars on Saturday with my husband, brother and sister in law. We ordered ours meals about 7.30pm and three of us opted for 8oz steaks while one had 14oz steak. Meals came 14oz steak meal was very nice, whilst the 8oz steak...More

Thank marysuePreston
Managergreyfriar, Manager at The Greyfriar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

I'm very sorry that you were disappointed with your visit. The kitchen team have been briefed and the quality of steaks brought up with our supplier. We've been working hard to improve the quality of our food and hope you'll give us another chance. regards...More

Reviewed 31 October 2017

Really friendly and helpful staff at this very modern Wetherspoons. Good beer and drinks. Food appeared quickly and was well prepared. Don't need much more than that from a pub.

Thank JohnManning42
Managergreyfriar, Manager at The Greyfriar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for the great review - we take pride in our staff and products! In your eyes, what could we do to earn a 5? Regards The management team.

Reviewed 6 October 2017

Charlotte, the bar server, was excellent with good advice, courtesy and clearly sought clarification of my order, this typifies the excellent service at Wetherspoons pubs. The food was ample, tasty and did the job for me and my son. As ever the beer was good,...More

Thank Ken H
Managergreyfriar, Manager at The Greyfriar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for your review! Our staff represent our company and are our pride when it comes to our ability to give our customers what they want. I'm very pleased you enjoyed your visit and hope that there are many more to come! Regards The management...More

Reviewed 12 September 2017

Typical Wetherspoons . Good selection of cheap cask ales reasonably priced snacks.The toilets which are as usual upstairs were not very clean although one cubicle did have its own loud snoring resident. No accounting for taste!More

Thank ctw626
Managergreyfriar, Manager at The Greyfriar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for your review, There has been a massive training push towards toilet checks recently and we have increased frequency; though I can assure you that naps in the toilets are few and far between. Hopefully this hasn't put you off us and we look...More

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Sophie A
25 January 2017|
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Response from Simon H | Reviewed this property |
Go in and speak to the manager/essential, they are very people friendly.
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Danny S
2 December 2016|
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Response from Helen R | Reviewed this property |
pretty sure I have seen children in there eating
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sisisisisiiss
15 September 2016|
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Response from Mark C | Reviewed this property |
No. Anything goes (within reason)
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Bar Scene, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 00:00
Monday
08:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 00:00
Thursday
08:00 - 00:00
Friday
08:00 - 01:00
Saturday
08:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 144 Friargate, Preston PR1 2EJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Lancashire  >  Preston
  • Phone Number: +44 1772 558542
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