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White Bull at Alston

££ - £££, British,
Preston Road, Longridge PR3 3BA, England
+44 1772 784151
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Overview
  • Excellent68%
  • Very good19%
  • Average7%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“rag pudding” (24 reviews)
“steak” (32 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
££ - £££
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Preston Road, Longridge PR3 3BA, England
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1 - 10 of 506 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

the service was very slow and when we eventually got food it was lukewarm n wasnt that great.....stay clear!!!More

Thank Ian R
Alex c, Owner at White Bull at Alston, responded to this reviewResponded today

good afternoon Sir, we are dieeply disappointed to receive this review, we are trying to pinpoint when you have visited ourselves as we believe that we are usually aware of the very few times we receive a negative review. I can only apologise ,We very...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The white bull is a typical country pub but has untypical choice of food. The quality and standard is above average for this type of establishment. Local produce features in many of the dishes. Service is well paced and friendly. My only comment is the...More

Thank gavinfrew
alexwhitebull, Owner at White Bull at Alston, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for this lovely review. We believe we strive to be above average in every aspect of our business We hope to see you again very soon . Kind regards

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After calling in our way home after being recommended this place was very disappointing. The only positive was the lovely Irish young lady who warmly greeted us and showed us to our table. Things went down hill from there. We placed our order and we...More

Thank lancashirelass63
alexwhitebull, Owner at White Bull at Alston, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Good afternoon, we are truly mortified at the content of this review as it in no way reflects our standards and aspirations for our guests . I have spoken at length to Kelvin about your meal and he is absolutely gutted you felt this way...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Having visited the White Bull on many occasions, I can honestly say that the current menu is one not to be missed. The balance of flavours of the duck main course was worthy of a Michelin star restaurant. Outstanding food, good value; go!

Thank proliver
alexwhitebull, Owner at White Bull at Alston, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for this review, we will always try and reach these standards , and provide guests with a varied and interesting experience,Kind regards.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Just had another fantastic evening meal, as this is the third time this month. The presentation is well thought out and very visually pleasing and the meal itself was absolutely delectable. Compliments to chef and the team!More

1  Thank pegoldsmith
alexwhitebull, Owner at White Bull at Alston, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for such a lovely review. We are delighted you enjoyed your visit and have given us a fair review as we have recently fallen victim to some very dubious reviews . We take on board your reference to the price of the wines...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I researched where the best places were to eat near and around Longridge and we were all excited to try the No.1 place on TripAdvisor... We were welcomed with, "we've run out of fish and chicken." I was sort of expecting a warmer welcome, but...More

Thank maw747
alexwhitebull, Owner at White Bull at Alston, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Good afternoon Sir , i have looked into this matter and we are at a total loss as to when this review is referring to . We have no recollection as to such a time when we were not able to serve all of the...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Came here for a celebration and they gave us a big table away from the other guest. Don’t blame them really right noisy bunch with kids screaming and running riot. Place was lovely and food was nice. Price was good and we would come again....More

Thank hoddy_9
alexwhitebull, Owner at White Bull at Alston, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

thank you for this lovely review. We are always delighted to welcome people for a pint and a chip butty as well as all the usual classics and favourites, we are lucky the pub is big enough to accommodate all guests with varying needs. Kind...More

Reviewed 10 June 2018 via mobile

After a busy week we decided to go out for dinner and having read the good reviews decided to visit. I'm pleased to say that we both really enjoyed our meals from the complimentary Black pudding bon bonus onwards. My Goosnargh chicken with romesco sauce...More

Thank Country G
alexwhitebull, Owner at White Bull at Alston, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much , we are so pleased you ended your visit and hope to see you again very soon. Kind regards Alex

Reviewed 4 June 2018

Called in on the off chance they had a table after a day out. Wonderful service and food. Very glad we did. Good menu.

Thank Tilly080845
alexwhitebull, Owner at White Bull at Alston, responded to this reviewResponded 5 June 2018

Thank you for the kind review, we are constantly working hard with our standards and im delighted we didn't disappoint.Kind regards

Reviewed 2 June 2018 via mobile

Nine of us got together to celebrate my birthday. What a good choice The White Bull was. A really imaginative menu, we had a variety of dishes from pigeon to duck to belly pork with black pudding, all of it was delicious. The staff were...More

Thank sandra b
alexwhitebull, Owner at White Bull at Alston, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for this kind review.We will do everything to make this 4 stars 5 . Kind regards Alex

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Paul E
10 March 2016|
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Response from ALEX c | Property representative | Reviewed this property |
My manager will be in touch . I do not envisage any problem .
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Bunty F
4 February 2015|
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Response from ALEX c | Property representative | Reviewed this property |
Good morning Mon-Thursday 12-2-30 5--30 9pm.... Fri/Sat/Sun 12-9.... Hope this helps Alex Coward ( owner)
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onemarycooper
20 January 2015|
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Response from ALEX c | Property representative | Reviewed this property |
Most dishes can be tailored to a gluten free variety .
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$5 - US$53
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Preston Road, Longridge PR3 3BA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Lancashire  >  Longridge
  • Phone Number: +44 1772 784151
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Description
We are a modern contemporary public house serving modern British food with a contemporary twist. All our food is locally sourced and cooked by an award wining team.We pride ourselves on high quality home cooked dishes .Lancastrian and local game are our specialities.The menus are modern with technical cookery and traditional elements. We also specialize in providing buffets for every occasion and pocket.We look forward to welcoming you to our venue.
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