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The Borough

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Bar, British, Pub, Soups
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3 Dalton Square, Lancaster LA1 1PP, England
+44 1524 64170
08:00 - 23:30
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Sun - Thu 08:00 - 23:30
Fri - Sat 08:00 - 00:30
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Lower Darwen
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Came to the borough for a breakfast this morning, on walking in the waitress told me to sit anywhere and she'd be over! She then came over and told me there were no non resident menus but everything was £4.95 although I wasn't allowed any of the cereals or anything else on the buffet table just the menu! No offer... More 

Thank Chris S
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29 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Excellent historic pub in the heart of Lancaster. Food very good, in the summer the heat atmosphere of the open area are wonderful. Good selection of local craft beers. Well done!

Thank Silvia M
Lancashire, UK
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25 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Always great food at the Borough - a real cut above your usual pub fayre but in a casual setting with a nice vibe. Great service and a good selection of beers and ales. A firm favourite for a nice informal meal

Thank TravelFan099
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55 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed here for a business trip and was generally pleased. Meals were very good, the rooms all had a little touch of homeliness to make them welcoming and they were of a good, spacious size. The bed was like being enveloped by a cushy pillow - it felt extremely comfortable to fall asleep on but affected my existing back issues... More 

Thank methenomad
Lancaster, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Come in here frequently, and love it so much from the decor to the food. Really nice atmosphere and nothings better than £2.50 proseco on Fridays.

Thank MonicaYouIsStinky
Lancaster, United Kingdom
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66 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have never been a huge fan of the Borough as I think it is only popular due to the lack of competition in Lancaster and has only ever been average in my opinion! The food we had was okay but could have been better! My soup was acceptable although only one small piece of bread and my sea bass... More 

Thank Chowbins
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17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great old building with original features which adds to the overall feel to your visit here. It was fully booked with works Christmas party's but everything still ran smoothly. All our meals were very tasty and well presented.

Thank Dip17
Longridge, United Kingdom
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61 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great little eatery and pub, food is perfection and a good choice of ales and spirits for a drink. Comedy is the thing to see one night a week to warm those cockles and exercise the facial muscles

Thank JImmyP-FB
Morecambe, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Came for lunch with my daughter. We both ordered from the school dinners menu. Portions were small but definately enough for lunch. Nice presentation, service and surroundings - toilets could do with a little TLC one of the ladies toilets had no lock?!

Thank Kerry B
Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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46 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Called in for an early evening drink with a group of7 people, around 5.30 between Christmas and new year. It was very busy plus a wedding being celebrated, service was very good and quick. Really nice atmosphere, very comfortable and friendly. Good prices on wine and projector. Really enjoyed it there.

Thank joyfu106

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20 - US$28
Bar, British, Pub, Soups
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
08:00 - 23:30
08:00 - 23:30
08:00 - 23:30
08:00 - 23:30
08:00 - 23:30
08:00 - 00:30
08:00 - 00:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3 Dalton Square, Lancaster LA1 1PP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Lancashire  >  Lancaster
  • Phone Number: +44 1524 64170
A warm and welcoming pub restaurant located in the heart of Lancaster City Centre. From Camra award winning ales to Michelin recommend food we aim to offer something for everyone.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?