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Bar, British, Pub
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Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
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Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Absolute shocker! Terrible service, rude staff and frozen food! Staff were unwilling take responsibility for mistakes that could have easily been rectified with the food but instead chose to be argumentative and intimidating. Definitely would not recommend!

Date of visit: January 2024
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A fantastic restaurant. The food is excellent, good prices and the service is at an incredibly high standard. I would recommend The Rivington to anyone I know. The Poretti is served perfectly, too. What a pint.

Date of visit: February 2024
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We booked a table for 18 people for a friend's birthday. Our table was booked for 7pm. We had pre ordered. The food was not served until 9.30. During that time we were not once asked if we wanted a drink and did not have...a waitor approach our table. When the food finally came out it came out staggered and wrong. Most of the food was cold. My food was missing. I told the manager and he said 'do you want me to ask the chef to make it or do you just want to leave it?' We tried to speak to management about the issues however they had a 'tough luck' attitude. They refused to offer any form of apology. They were rude even argumentative. The food was average the service was absolutely SHOCKING. There are fat better places to eat in Horwich. I would swerve this place at all costs.More

Date of visit: January 2024
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Reviewed 10 January 2024

Second visit here with my Godmum. Nice food again pleasant owner. My only slight negative was that it could have been warmer the building.

Date of visit: January 2024
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Reviewed 12 December 2023

I came for lunch just with my dog. The staff are so nice and friendly it made us feel really welcome. The new chef cooked us a panini which was crammed with meat and cheese. Thanks guys 😁

Date of visit: December 2023
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Reviewed 16 November 2023

Called in for early dinner en route to the football (Chorley FC). Warm and friendly welcome. Extensive menu. Food was freshly prepared and meat cooked to our personal preference with good attention to detail. Excellent value for money. Will return when next in the area.

Date of visit: November 2023
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Reviewed 24 September 2023

This is my second visit and there has been no improvement, went back to try the Sunday roast and wish I hadn't bothered. The food here is not good and when I gave the manager feedback she was less than gracious and very defensive. Burnt...scampi served to my husband and I questioned about the vegetables being frozen. The carbonara sauce is thick and sickly and my son had to leave it. They didn't charge me for my meal but no one came to check if my food was OK during the meal. The restaurant is clean and well presented but it was also really cold overall can't recommend.More

Date of visit: September 2023
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Reviewed 23 August 2023

Been here a couple of times. Food is always lovely and clean the plate every time! Restraint is clean and staff are attentive. Food always comes quickly and if there any problems, staff will ensure to erect any issues quickly.

Date of visit: July 2023
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Reviewed 22 August 2023

Amazing food very friendly staff. Had a great time for the start of my birthday weekend. Will definitely go again

Date of visit: August 2023
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Reviewed 28 July 2023

Very disappointed with my food...frist time cold ..send back ..second time again. Not excuses..not say more..cheers should be more carefull

Date of visit: July 2023
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Reviewed 23 July 2023

We sat down and it was 30mins before anyone came over to take a drinks order or food! The garlic bread was very oily to the point it was dripping off the bread when you picked it up! We ordered steak burger no relish it...came with relish, so we asked for it to be swapped out, 30mis later it arrived, we ordered 2 fillet steaks medium, the both came well done all brown in the middle no pink anywhere, then whilst we was eating they came with 2 san miguel which we did not order, then came with a pizza, not ordered, and then 2 coffees again not ordered, and to top it off when we got the bill, it had the 2 san miguel's on it. NOT recommended at all.More

Date of visit: July 2023
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Reviewed 12 July 2023

The food was delicious and Danni was very helpful and friendly. The fish was beautifully cooked and everyone enjoyed their meals.

Date of visit: July 2023
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Reviewed 1 July 2023

Food was lovely could not fault the food however service was really slow, we had to ask for our drinks 3 times as they just never came. we also had to ask when we wanted to order as we sat waiting for so long for...someone to actually acknowledge that we was there to take our order. I also think there are far too many tables crammed in such a small space couldn’t really have a private conversations with my partner as the tables were so close and it was really loud.More

Date of visit: July 2023
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Reviewed 4 June 2023

6 of us dined at 630pm on a Monday Bank Holiday evening and it was actually very good , we had to call the waiter over for drinks once seated but once we ordered all was great, - drinks all good quality and no complaints...on the food - the Pasta all 'Amatriciana was very tasty ( 3 of us had it ) - two asked for more chilli was sorted no problem , my tomato garlic bread was super, after 9pm the place began to get quieter so we had the place pretty much to ourselves - we were seeing friends from London Who had travelled up so the beautiful decor of the main lounge, the freindly and funny head waiter made it a great place to catch up - we will for sure go againMore

Date of visit: May 2023
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Reviewed 2 May 2023

Although the food was generally standard there was one moment in the evening which stood out. I sent my son to clean his mouth after his spag bol as he was taken a while I went to check on billy and as i entered he...was talking to a member of staff called adam the bathroom was very Smokey as i entered I asked billy what had been happening and too my surprise he said that the young waiter had been smoking an ecig in front of billy and even offering him some!!!! This is absolutely disgraceful and we left straight away Will not be returning until that member of staff is dealt with. Unbelievable!!!!!!More

Date of visit: April 2023
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Yes they allow dogs, they will even give them a plate of leftovers
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I’ve had a large family party there, it was about 15 people. But it was on a long oblong table. I’m not sure if they do round tables. Maybe you should give them a ring. But can I add it was excellent service with great... More
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RIVINGTON PUB AND GRILL, Blackrod - Station Rd - Updated 2024 Restaurant Reviews, Menu & Prices - Tripadvisor

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Rivington Pub and Grill is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4
  • Service: 3.5
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 3.5