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The Assheton Arms

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

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Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Drinks, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Bar, Seafood, British, Pub
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
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Reviewed yesterday

My husband raved over his steak pie, he said it was the best he had ever had, and he has had a few!! The service was quite slow though, and the bar staff were doing several jobs, waiting tables, serving drinks, and checking in guests....More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Anne B
Reviewed 5 days ago

Four of us travelled to Downham which incidentally is a very picturesque village in the heart of the countryside. We decided to try the ‘while you wait’ dishes and had the haddock gougons (you get three), the sausage roll and some olives. These were ample...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Janet F
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

My partner and I stayed in a suite at the Assheton Arms on Valentine’s Day for 1 night. Everything about this place says quality. From the decor of the room to the very large walk in shower and free standing bath, they have made sure...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank davebing
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We were heading for another restaurant nearby but it was full, turned out to be our good fortune as we managed to get the last table here on a Thursday lunchtime. Waiting staff could not have been more amenable. We loved the menu and had...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank MichaelE944
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have just returned from a wonderful weekend away staying at The Assheton Arms. Our room was beautiful, cosy and spotlessly clean. We ate in the restaurant on Sunday evening, as it was my husband’s birthday treat we really pushed the boat out and went...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank roostorm
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited a number of occasions and always found the place spectacular but on this occasion whilst the food was great, the service not so. Arrived a little early for our booking but were shown to our table, but no one came to take orders for...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Peter G
AsshetonArms, Manager at The Assheton Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Peter G, Thank you for your review. I'm disappointed to hear your comments about the service you received. I'd like to address any concerns you may have directly so that we can work on improving the service that we offer our guests. If you...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We loved the building very quaint and lovely inside . The staff were very nice . The disappointment was we orderd 3 Sunday roasts 1 beef 2 chicken and everything except the roast potatoes was Luke warm even the extra gravey we asked for in...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank joleene7
AsshetonArms, Manager at The Assheton Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear joleene7, Thank you for taking the time to review the Assheton Arms. I'm delighted to hear that you felt the staff were up to scratch during your visit. However, your comments regarding your meals are concerning. Had this been brought to our attention at...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our second visit to the Assheton this time for a Sunday Lunch. We attended early evening and were seated in the lovely cosy dining room. The restaurant was pretty quiet and we chose from the menu. The starters arrived and I had a...More

Date of visit: February 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited The Assheton Arms for lunch with a friend, was greeted by Issy who was really friendly, chatty and attentive throughout. Food was lovely and came quite quickly which was nice. Jimmy also checked on us to make sure everything was fine with our meal...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank tifffanyhunter_
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The first three dishes we ordered were not available. This was the middle of the afternoon, so what they were going to serve in the evening I do not know. When we eventually were served the food was very disappointing.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Michael B
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27 October 2018|
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Response from E8420HXsharonm | Reviewed this property |
We didn't have Sunday lunch there but the meals we had were all excellent, highky recommend.
4 November 2016|
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Response from AsshetonArms | Property representative |
Hi Chaddy, The Assheton is mearly 3 miles from Clitheroe centre
19 July 2015|
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Response from annie792 | Reviewed this property |
They are definitely allowed in the bar areas where you can also eat as I have taken mine ...I'm not sure about the restaurant upstairs or downstairs.
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