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The Farmers Arms

) #8 of 16 Restaurants in Burscough ££ - £££ , British,
36 New Lane | L40 8JA, Burscough, Ormskirk L40 8JA, England
+44 1704 896021
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good27%
  • Average8%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible8%
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
36 New Lane | L40 8JA, Burscough, Ormskirk L40 8JA, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Took my Mum here as a treat to end a short holiday, had been here several times before and had good food so expected the same again. Can't believe it's the same place. The menu has changed massively and not for the better. It all...More

1  Thank redsusie
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Usually have a great meal here. Not today. Sunday lunch so disappointing. Tough turkey, cold meal, only 2 small potatoes, baby food type purée, and swimming in too much gravy. Sent it back and a fresh one was prepared, this time hot but no better...More

Thank JP070766
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited for a friend's birthday. There was 12 in our party. We arrived at 4.00pm ordered drinks and ordered our food at 4:30pm. It was not over busy in the bar or restaurant part. After an hour's wait, even though we kept getting told the...More

Thank Jwhite1964
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We first visited this pub by chance a few years ago just looking for a drink. At the time we were impressed by the warm cosy style that blended pub homeliness with restaurant chic. The menu looked very tempting and we promised to return. Well....More

Thank Ian C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We booked a table for 12 people for Sunday 23rd July for a birthday meal. Everyone had arrived and we were all sat down by 4pm, and drinks service was fairly quick. Initial thoughts on the menu were that it seemed expensive for a pub,...More

2  Thank Jess G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went for Sunday lunch but watched as other tables came and went while we were still waiting for our to be served. Nearly two hours later we were presented with burnt and greasy food. The service was terrible, we were told the manager had...More

3  Thank adavis982
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Sunday Dinner, sloppy puree, small portion, luke warm but the wine was nice !!! Setting nice shame about the food.

2  Thank cazbil
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I decided to go for an early evening meal with my Wife and my Mother, and as the weather was nice, I chose the Farmers Arms. I had not been there for a long time, but I liked the setting and the food was good...More

1  Thank Mark H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We've been lunching at this pub for over a year and have always been impressed with the food and service till last month. Seems to be totally different staff now and the service is getting worse instead of better. Today we watched others who arrived...More

1  Thank Lancsladieswotlunch
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Have been to this pub to eat quite a few times & have never been disappointed, until today. The service was very slow despite few customers, food was not up to usual standard. I know everyone has an off day, I guess we chose the...More

1  Thank 13tc
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Questions & Answers
17 April 2017|
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Response from malduncan | Reviewed this property |
There are several places local to Martin Mere, in the Village Hop Vine has a side room ideal for that number, The Farmers also could cater for that number, depends what food you would like, best to contact direct as The Hop... More
Mary G
18 March 2017|
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Response from Joanna K | Property representative |
No we don't, sorry.
26 September 2016|
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Response from Joanna K | Property representative |
Hi! You're all booked in! Could you let me have your phone number and my manager, Karen, will ring you for your food pre-order 😊
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$13 - US$31
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
00:00 - 23:59
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 36 New Lane | L40 8JA, Burscough, Ormskirk L40 8JA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Lancashire  >  Ormskirk  >  Burscough
  • Phone Number: +44 1704 896021
  • E-mail
The Farmers Arms occupies a beautful canal side location in Burscough with amazing views over the local countryside.The entire venue was extensively refurbished in 2013 to provide great surroundings in which to enjoy top quality pub food and drink.
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