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NICE Bar and Restaurant

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Storey Creative Industries Centre | Meeting House Lane, Lancaster LA1 1TH, England
+44 1524 509094
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3 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

Good food and lovely staff, the lamb was so tender and was a massive portion! The fish dish we had was also Georgeous. Sorbet dessert was nice. Only downside was it was so quiet, no music nothing just silence so was a bit awkward at times when other diners were quiet, we found ourselves whispering

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Thank smilehalloway
Over Kellet, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 June 2016

a well managed restaurant with very good staff and friendly owner in Paul Rosseli i had the privilege of working with paul when CEO at the story arts centre

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Thank Drtomclark
Lancaster
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2016

We were moved at short notice to a table in the bar where we recieved poor service and appalling food.

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2016

A friend and I called in on our way to Lancaster Train Station as we were early for the train. He had a toasted teacake and pot of tea, i had a coffee and a piece of cake. We were warned that the kitchen was busy and that the teacake might take a while but it did not take too... More 

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Thank E3photographer
Lancaster, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2015

Appalling meal with supermarket sliced bread and spraycan cream. None of the ingredients were fresh apart from the token bit of salad covered in a greasy dressing. Stodgy pie, unimaginative veg, just because this is in the provinces doesn't mean it can get away with this overpriced mediocre food.

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Thank Travella966
Accrington, United Kingdom
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2015

We've been here a few times and the food is always excellent, we especially like the fillet steak, it's delicious. We will be back again very soon on our next visit to Lancaster.

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Thank Deb E
Morecambe, United Kingdom
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196 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2015

We've walked past here many times saying we must give it a try. At last we did, and what a revelation. There were two soups on offer at lunchtime, spicy parsnip, and tomato and red pepper. We opted for one of each, mine being the parsnip, which was, as the name suggests, nice. On trying the tomato and pepper I... More 

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Thank Bruce H
Lancaster, England, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2015

I've been before and found the place pleasant with a good menu. Saturday afternoon was evidently too much for them though. Several tables were left dirty and there were peas on the leather sofas and floor. Our food was good but the waitress must've been quite new and lacked pace and professionalism. Wouldn't rush back.

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Thank Jenny S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2015

Having held my Daughters 21st party in the nice bar. I would highly recommend this as a venue. All the staff were helpful and friendly. And looked after us all night, and during the Day when we were setting up for the Party they were brilliant. The food for the buffet was fantastic and there was plenty of it. Thanks... More 

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Bedfordshire
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2015

This is a lovely restaurant. The décor is lovely, unusual and bright. We had two three course meals and we enjoyed every mouthful. The staff are attentive and yet not intrusive and there is plenty of room between the tables, so you don't feel cramped and squashed in. The lovely tall windows let in lots of natural light and give... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mediterranean, British
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Reservations, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Storey Creative Industries Centre | Meeting House Lane, Lancaster LA1 1TH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Lancashire  >  Lancaster
  • Phone Number: +44 1524 509094
Description
NICE BAr and Restaurant is located within the heart of The Storey and is a hidden gem in Lancaster City Centre close to Lancaster Castle.NICE Restaurant serves Mediterranean fusion cuisine Wed-Sat 5-9pm. Eat, drink savour and relax in our stylish upmarket restaurant catering well for all dietary requirements including vegetarians, celiacs and vegans.

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