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Derby Arms


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

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This striking village Inn, combines a bustling country pub with contemporary dining rooms. Based between Longridge and Chipping, the historic building has six premium en-suite bedrooms. Its atmospheric tap room, feature fireplaces and large central bar, create a series of ambient spaces perfect for drinks with friends, or a special dining experience. Set in the lush Forest of Bowland, the Derby Arms is popular with hikers who are able to enjoy some of the most remote walks in the English countryside.
US$13 - US$53
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Drinks, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Bar, British, Gastropub
Buffet, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
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All reviews seafood deviled crab ribeye mussels duck potatoes pie pudding sea bass fries sherry trifle bread salad the pub stayed here an overnight stay sunday evening
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Spent a long weekend here for a local wedding and we loved everything about The Derby Arms. Our triple room was spacious, comfortable, cosy, excellent bathroom and a lovely view to the local countryside. Breakfasts were leisurely, local eggs, great coffee. We ate lunch and...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Barbara S
DerbyArmsGM, Manager at Derby Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear Barbara S Thank you for taking the time to write your wonderful review. i will pass on your lovely comments to the staff. we hope to welcome you back again very soon. The Derby Arms

Reviewed 4 days ago

We opted for a country inn with good food, rather than the usual Premier Inn dash south. We were delighted with the Derby Arms - easy to find off the M6 without arguing with the sat nav. The room was lovely. A couple of pints...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Ian S
DerbyArmsGM, Manager at Derby Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear Ian S Thank you for taking the time to write your review, we are thrilled to see that you enjoyed your visit and that jordan made it extra enjoyable. i will be sure to pass on your kind comments to him and the whole...More

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We had visited a couple of months prior to this visit and the service/food wasn’t great but we decided to give it another go... safe to say we won’t be going back. After waiting at the bar for more than 5 minutes to even be...More

Date of visit: March 2019
2  Thank amybE6023VY
DerbyArmsGM, Manager at Derby Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear amybE6023VY Thank you for taking the time to write your review, we take all feedback good or bad very seriously as without it we cant improve. Im sorry to read that your visit with us wasnt up to our usual high standards, we can...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely ambience. Food was good. Portion size not large. Overall the party enjoyed the visit, Waiting staff very hospitable. Mix-up over timing of dessert and coffee.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank nicholas b
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent Sunday lunch. From the minute we arrived we were looked after with professionalism. Never been here before so very impressed with the top notch food and drinks. Staff helpful and friendly. Excellent menu choices, difficult to choose as they all sounded lovely. Best arancini...More

Date of visit: March 2019
1  Thank lancsfox
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a good establishment provided they have the A team on, anything less and they are less attentive and inexperienced. BUT VERY GOOD BEER.

Date of visit: February 2019
2  Thank Roger F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited on Sunday - disappointing to say the least. Our booking was 5pm - no Sunday roast left!! The restaurant was busy but not full to capacity. Starters were ok but a second choice of main meal (we did all want Sunday roast) was not...More

Date of visit: February 2019
2  Thank OldiesUK
DerbyArmsGM, Manager at Derby Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear OldiesUK Thank you for taking the time to write your review, we take all feedback very seriously. We would like to confirm that you visited us the derby arms longridge as we are a little confused to the lack of seafood as we did...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a great service. We were there for dinner. Dog friendly. Fantastic food. Very much recommended.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Oski J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We ate an early dinner for a special birthday. The waiter was very attentive to our dietary requirements. Gyozas and crab pate were good starters. Duck red curry and lamb rack with black pudding Bon bond were excellent mains. Puds were good too! Will definitely...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Armstrno
Reviewed 12 February 2019 via mobile

We had a great time at the Derby, lovely meal and the service was very good, if you get served by Molly you will be in luck as she is very good and professional. We ended the evening sat in the bar with a DJ...More

Date of visit: January 2019
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30 November 2018|
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Response from Linda G | Reviewed this property |
I think it is, but it is always best to ring and ask, even places that are dog friendly might only allow one or two at a time due to space.
Shaun W
8 November 2018|
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Response from Karen D | Reviewed this property |
Yes we took our Collie They brought water AND treats There was another dog in as well. Specified room
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