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“The best around”
Review of The Patten Arms

The Patten Arms
Ranked #63 of 540 Restaurants in Preston
Certificate of Excellence
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Dining options: Reservations
Description: Near Garstang
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62 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
“The best around”
Reviewed 18 February 2014

Over the past 3 years I have visited the Patten arms regularly and it is one of my favorite places in the area.
The staff are always friendly and helpful and are great at remembering faces and treating locals well.
The food is always brilliant and there is a wide variety to suit all. Be aware that the portions are huge and will leave you feeling stuffed.
There is always a great atmosphere in the pub but it still maintains that local country pub feel.
Highly recommended!! Give it a try, you won't regret it!!

  • Visited November 2013
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1 Thank Emma O
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English first
lancashire
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Fab in every way”
Reviewed 2 February 2014

Went for tea last week and as ever the bar was full and atmosphere very good (yes it's dated but i'm not there to inspect the decor) Staff cant do enough, and the food is blooming fantastic....you got to try the chicken wings!! Can not fault this lovely little pub. It's nice to be somewhere where you are as welcome for a drink as you are for a meal......Garstang has to many overpriced, pompus eating places which serve crap food. Can not fault this place.

  • Visited January 2014
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2 Thank arkwrightLancashire
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Poulton Le Fylde, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“As good as pub food gets.....”
Reviewed 20 January 2014

Have been many times to this pub for food and have never been disappointed. Fantastic food and service, lovely old fashioned pub atmosphere to bar area, and extremely friendly owners combine to make it a truly outstanding place. Have dined at many places over the years but this is the best we have come across. Would recommend with utmost confidence as the food is always bob on.

  • Visited December 2013
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3 Thank cartersfarm
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Bolton, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
“Always a Pleasant Welcome”
Reviewed 23 August 2013

Ian and Jackie always have pleasant welcome at the Patten whether you are there for a drink or a meal. Its not your normal country pub where the locals turn and scowl - none of that. The locals are a mixture of true locals and caravaner's so its a really relaxed atmosphere.

Good beers and good food and happy smiles

  • Visited June 2013
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3 Thank chris e
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Garstang, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Absolutely brilliant, great food, great service very reasonable priced”
Reviewed 1 June 2013

In May 2013 my group of friends and I booked a table to eat here. We didn't have to wait for our table. We were shown straight away. There was a huge selection of very good food to choose from, and the specials board was brought to us by the waitress. Two friends in my group don't tend to eat much, so they asked if it was possible to order two chidrens meals. They were told it was absolutely possible. My friends dieatary needs were met without question. The meals were brought out in good time, no wait was necessary. The food was brought out and was freshly prepared to an extremely high standard. We all enjoyed a 3 course meal, only two us of us wanted a dessert we were quite full from the starter and main, so the waitress divided the same dessert into two portions and we were only charged for one dessert. The meals were delicious. The service was exceptional and friendly, the quality of food was fresh and outstanding. Well worth a visit and highly recommend. You must book a table the restaurant is small and easily becomes full. Highly recommended.

  • Visited May 2013
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1 Thank TradCatholic
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