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The Old Function Room Pub & Kitchen

) #22 of 64 Restaurants in Darwen £ , British,
5 Watery Lane, Darwen BB3 2ET, England
+44 1254 701232
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good20%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“roast dinner” (2 reviews)
“peas” (2 reviews)
“beef” (2 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Brew Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
5 Watery Lane, Darwen BB3 2ET, England
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Reviewed 31 March 2017

Booked a family meal for Mother's Day not been before but heard it was really good and good food so got there to find out we had a small table in a corner of a busy pub which looked like working mans pub which is...More

Thank Rupert2015
Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

A cosy and unique atmosphere, a broad range of cask ale, beers and spirits (if you like Gin then you're in for a treat). Pub quiz and karaoke on a Thursday. Live bands on a Saturday. Bloody good food on a Sunday I love this...More

Thank Lucy L
Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

Great atmosphere and full of really nice people . Maxine the boss is a loverly lady and made us all feel very welcome . Looking forward to a trip back up there soon .

Thank Jaie L
Reviewed 29 December 2016

Another visit with family,My brother and Sister in law from Milton Keynes,brother from St Helens and friend from Manchester,asked we revisit here when they visited before Christmas.All loved the food,and atmosphere.Good home cooking,the roast beef was delicious,and veg plentiful and tasty.Good choice of ales, Good...More

Thank grannnieannie
Reviewed 15 December 2016

Ive been here for years and before the new owners took it on it had a fantastic reputation They have not disappointed by continuing the trend Food and welcome are always superb The staff are also excellent

Thank peterdeanmagic
Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

Lovely feel to the pub, football in the background but music playing to create a nice atmosphere. We ordered food and not only was it great value for money it was tasty as well. Would definitely recommend.

Thank Kailey C
Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

I have moved opposite the pub and have been in afew times now. The staff are lovely and very very helpful. Told the landlady we were new to the area and she said we must let her know if we need anything. Everyone was so...More

Thank lynette l
Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

Great, cosy pub. Regularly come here for drinks and it's local. Always felt welcome and great staff.

Thank penny1832
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Have often driven past since it opened so decided to go for Sunday lunch. Surprised at how quiet it was when we entered but perhaps many of the locals had gone in the bus to the Rovers match. I had not heard of the beer...More

1  Thank Stephen W
Reviewed 12 September 2016

I had been for a drink a few times in the week and was nice but decided to go for a family meal on sunday I got a share platter and it was huge and really nice it could of served 4 people never mind...More

Thank johnyates417
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christine h
hi I was just wondering if you serve food on a daily basis,ie teatime ? thankyou
1 June 2016|
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Response from stephen f | Reviewed this property |
As stated in my previous answer I am pretty sure the don't do food daily .However could I recommend the Crown and Thistle pub which does good food daily and is only about 3miles away .
Caroline T
Hi , I'm looking for a venue for my daughters 21st birthday. She is hoping to have approx 90 guests and a light bite to eat plus a dj and entertainment.Is this something that you can accommodate and have you got price list for us to view. kind regards caroline Turner
13 March 2016|
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Response from RossendaleRed | Reviewed this property |
I can only echo Stephen F's comment but I would definitely vouch for the food and if the menu prices are anything to go by the costs should be competitive.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, British, Pub, Brew Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 01:00
14:00 - 01:00
14:00 - 01:00
12:00 - 01:00
12:00 - 01:00
12:00 - 01:00
12:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 Watery Lane, Darwen BB3 2ET, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Lancashire  >  Darwen
  • Phone Number: +44 1254 701232
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