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Owd Nell's Tavern

St. Michael_s Road | Canalside, Bilsborrow PR3 0RS, England
+44 1995 640010
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good31%
  • Average20%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible8%
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Italian, Bar, British, Pub, Brew Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
St. Michael_s Road | Canalside, Bilsborrow PR3 0RS, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Very pleasant setting offering a variety of reasonably priced foods to eat inside or out. Can get very busy so advise booking in advance. Staff very pleasant but service can be slow when busy. Nevertheless, well worth a visit.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Robert M
Reviewed 1 week ago

The food was very good. Excellent value, £10.95 for two courses £12.95 for three courses. Good size portions, lovely ood cooked food. £20 for a bottle of Prosseco good value and drinkable. Raspberry in glass a nice touch. The service was a little slow but...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank Freida A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Whilst a lovely sunny November morning after a brisk walk out we decided to go to Owd Nell’s Tavern for some good food... on arrival we assumed from the busyness of the car park that we may be in for a disappointment or at the...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank neilt677
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Italian Restaurant was everything you could want, fast service ,beautiful food, singing waiters and friendly staff. I would recommend it to everybody Now Owd Nells is a different story,it's an average pub food place, if they actually have what you want it is not...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank chrishansford
Reviewed 4 November 2018

We stopped here again on our way to the Garstang Autojumble, no waiting, shown straight to a table and off we went to the breakfast buffet! Lots of options to choose from including cereals, fruits, yoghurt, croissants, toast and of course the full English hot...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank NeilS303
Reviewed 28 October 2018 via mobile

This tavern is part of the hamlet so much more friendly and welcoming food far better and the staff & service was great

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank lynnetraynor
Reviewed 28 October 2018 via mobile

visited 5pm on a Sunday and they had run out of Sunday roast dinners. We ordered lasagne at £11.50. Lovely presentation, we has only just started eating when the 'is everything ok' question was asked. So far, so good, but had only tasted the tomato...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Donna S
Reviewed 27 October 2018 via mobile

Visited on Friday. Been coming here for years, the booking system is defiantly not for the better. Lots of empty tables with “reserved” signs yet people were queueing our the door! Waiting for tables. Lack of staff ( those that were serving had lilltle idea)...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank MsHunt
Reviewed 22 October 2018

We called at Owd Nell's for breakfast on a chilly Monday morning and were pleased to see the blazing fire which made us feel quite cosy. The smaller breakfast was great value for money but rather oily at £4.95 and a bacon/egg sandwich was £2.95...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank Lynne S
Reviewed 20 October 2018

The beef in the Beef & Ale pie was a little bit fatty. The salmon & prawn salad was good though. Service was good.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank neilhacking
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Response from Syldob | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can reserve a table
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Response from Seanowilks | Reviewed this property |
Stella Artois, Budweiser, Corona, Becks, Peroni with guests on occasionally such as Camden Helles.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, View, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
09:00 - 02:00
09:00 - 01:00
09:00 - 01:00
09:00 - 01:00
09:00 - 01:00
09:00 - 01:00
09:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: St. Michael_s Road | Canalside, Bilsborrow PR3 0RS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Lancashire  >  Bilsborrow
  • Phone Number: +44 1995 640010
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