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Parkers Arms


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

Food and ambience

Local cuisine, British, Pub, Contemporary, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly

Location and contact

A contemporary country inn with its fair share of history, The Parkers Arms is located just outside of Clitheroe in the prettily sleepy village of Newton in Bowland where, so we���re told ���you can hear the grass grow���. The beautifully traditional whitewashed inn, hung with colourful baskets of flowers and lined with parasol shaded outdoor tables, invites guests in with the promise of glorious regional food and a relaxed but sophisticated atmosphere ��� both of which it delivers in spades. The cuisine is rightfully British, with a few global treats of course, based on local and seasonal ingredients cooked using creativity and imagination as well as a little tradition too (and speaking of
US$8 - US$66
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
British, Pub, Contemporary, Gastropub
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We visited Parkers Arms on the wettest day of the year but the meal and atmosphere was far from a damp squib. We had reserved a table and were gladly seated next to the fire in the bar area allowing us (and the wooden floors!)...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank austinjwsmith
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice lunch with the family, warm welcome on arrival (and child friendly), service ok, food on the whole good as well.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Astuteboy
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We did the room and three course dinner deal. Lovely cosy pub, and Ben who served us was extremely friendly and attentive. The room, as they stated, was basic but clean and comfortable. Ben sat us by the fire for our meal and kept it...More

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

After seeing many fantastic reviews for the Parker’s arms and wonderful photos on twitter I decided to enquire. They have a winter and spring offer on which is £120 per couple for an overnight stay, 3 course meal and breakfast. We travelled from Lancaster and...More

Date of visit: February 2019
2  Thank Stubbington78
Reviewed 8 January 2019 via mobile

We popped in for lunch with our son the staff were polite and friendly. Our lunch was well presented and delicious We will certainly be back.

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank Lynda P
Reviewed 6 January 2019

This was our 3rd visit and this time with our grown up children - unrelenting critics. Food and service were pronounced exceptional, especially by the vegetarian in our midst. Standout dished included the mushroom confit- rich and flavoursome, the lamb cutlets - perfectly cooked on...More

Date of visit: December 2018
2  Thank GlinysW
Reviewed 2 January 2019

So, the title gives the review a positive start. I would certainly recommend that any person thinking of going reads previous reviews before they make up their mind. We arrived on time for our booking. The service was provided by a new waiter and another...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Robin S
Reviewed 25 December 2018

Where does one begin. We arrived at 1210 , welcomed by a friendly barman to be told they wouldn’t serving food until 1pm because of various issues. Not a problem we had time, had just been for a lovely walk. Greta fire burning. Beer good....More

Date of visit: December 2018
3  Thank Jean_Robie_Le_Chat
Reviewed 31 October 2018

Just a joy. Pitch perfect hospitality. Terrific menu, classic and inventive. Local produce. Hard working, knowledgeable staff. Unpretentious atmosphere. Best I've found in the area.

Date of visit: October 2018
2  Thank Leon W
Reviewed 14 October 2018 via mobile

Had a decent meal here in the past, but the pork I ordered today, supposedly marinated in cider tasted bland and was quite tough! When asked by the waiter (a very polite young man), I commented that I was a little disappointed. The owner consequently...More

Date of visit: October 2018
3  Thank broadgateman
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11 December 2018|
Response from jameshY5667YN | Reviewed this property |
Yes, very dog friendly!
28 September 2017|
Response from dominiquea893 | Reviewed this property |
I would say so. They usually cater really well for veggies and vegans. Why don't you just mention it when you book. That way, they know in advance and can make you something really tasty and keep some back for you if it gets... More
3 January 2015|
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Response from RobbyGlasgow | Reviewed this property |
I travelled from Scotland but stayed overnight in the rooms they have upstairs. I only wish it was closer. The food is fantastic as is the hosting and the scenery in the area is lovely. Don't know how long your journey from... More
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