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6 Sir Simons Arcade, Lancaster LA1 1JL, England
+44 7771 574170
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Lovecraft's Pocket
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Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

I had a serious hankering for a cheese savoury sandwich and let's face it, you're not going to get one from a high-street chain (did you know that Subway aren't allowed to butter their bread?) A cheery welcome and a fantastic sandwich from Shelley's sorted me out. Thank you very much.

Thank Happy Trails P
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 21 January 2017

Really good for baked potatoes. Friendly owner who's happy to make up whatever filling you fancy, and have a bit of a natter while he does so. Has become my go to place for take out lunch in Lancaster.

Thank Fran M
colin r, Owner at Shelleys, responded to this review

Fran, thank you for your kind words. See ya soon Colin More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 May 2016 via mobile

I've visited here a lot over the past couple of years and have always had friendly service, a nice chat and a great sandwich. I get the seafood sandwich with smoked salmon ("the rolls Royce" of sandwiches, the owner calls it, and he's right). I hadn't been in a while so recently visited, got my usual, and I'm very happy... More 

Thank KittyMackenzie
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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127 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 May 2016

Better than the usual chain coffee shops. Good local food for lunch, pies, roast beef rolls etc. Far more enjoyable than an over priced coffee and muffin!

Thank Pizzachickensteak
Lancaster, United Kingdom
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2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 23 December 2014

The first time I had a Shelleys 11 years ago I was hooked. When I had a Saturday job in the town centre I would have a jacket potato often with savoury cheese and loads of salad. Fantastic quality and loads of filling. On returning to the area after many years away I headed back to Shelleys to find that... More 

1 Thank Im_a_v_HappyCamper
colin r, Owner at Shelleys, responded to this review

Dear Happy Camper, thank you for your positive review. I think I remember you coming in and telling me your background. If I had known that you would be so nice to us, I would have given you Double Portions ! Colin More 

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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 August 2014

Great service,good proces, nice food. What more is there to say ! I have been getting my lunch from here for years. Won't go anywhere else. Cheers Colin

Thank north_rhino
colin r, Owner at Shelleys, responded to this review

Dear North Rhino, many thanks for your kind comments. Colin More 

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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 June 2014

Best sandwiches in Lancaster. Excellent range and will chef you up anything you want - I go for beef with crab and prawns with a squeeze of ketchup. Always come here for lunch.

1 Thank Cole T
colin r, Owner at Shelleys, responded to this review

Cole T, thanks for your positive feedback. I look forward to chefing up many more combinations for you. Colin More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 November 2013

I used to get a Shelley's sandwich daily, like many others. The line of people waiting for Shelley's food would snake out the door and into the alley. The sandwich would be bursting with filling and you had to eat around it first before getting to the bread. I don't know what happened but things have changed, and it's clear... More 

Thank Paddy o
colin r, Owner at Shelleys, responded to this review

Paddy o, what can I say? To reply to your points... - yes we have experienced a drop in trade in part to the economic problems of the past 6 years and with Lancaster losing a lot of jobs (and customers) - but we still do big bulging sandwiches and have introduced our self service Salad Counter (see photos) -... More 

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  • Address: 6 Sir Simons Arcade, Lancaster LA1 1JL, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Lancashire  >  Lancaster
  • Phone Number: +44 7771 574170

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