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“Overall Good Value For Money”
Review of Wagon and Horses

Wagon and Horses
Ranked #7 of 215 Restaurants in Lancaster
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$8 - US$25
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Dining options: Breakfast, After-hours, Reservations
Description: Are you looking for somewhere special to eat in Lancaster? Then you simply have to try the Wagon & Horses, for the last couple of years we have secretly been employing one of the best chefs in the area and creating a menu that will rival (and sometimes surpass) any other establishment in Lancaster. We know it's a cliché but we are the best kept culinary secret in the city. We take great pride in our customer service and make sure the standard of food we serve is always of the highest quality making us increasingly one of the most popular gastropubs to eat at. Wherever possible, we are committed to only buying from local suppliers whether it is Garstang Blue Cheese or Lewis's truly amazing Ice Cream, we truly celebrate and insist on giving our customers a true taste of as many delicious produce that Lancaster & Lancashire can offer.As you may or may not know, our Gastro pub reputation is growing rapidly every week and we are very proud to boast about the quality and freshness of our ingredients and we are delighted to announce the completion of our roof top herb and salad garden where we are growing not just our reputation but a vast array of yummy herb and salad to make our dishes incredibleWe want your dining experience at the Wagon & Horses to be a really special, a day to remember, so we are proud to offer a range of mouth-watering starters that include our legendary Asian Style Mussels & the unique experience of our Wagon & Horses Savoury Tart (it's got Black Pudding in you know). After the lip licking has finished you can then choose from two main menus, the first boasting such delights as roasted monkfish (yummy) and our much acclaimed herb Crusted Lamb Rack, once tried - never forgotten. The Classics menu conjures up somewhat more down to earth fayre such as Cumbrian Beef resident burger and (as our quote informs) possibly the best Beer Battered Fish & Chips in the UK. Both menus are bursting with local and seasonal flavours and all dietary requirements can be catered for with vegetarian options galore, we also provide gluten free options. Don't forget, if you are allergic to something or simply don't like one of the ingredients of a meal, we can cook it to your liking...just ask.
Reviewed 2 November 2013

Stayed here for one night with a friend. Free car parking around the back and a stones throw into the bottom of town - 5-10mins walk. Staff were friendly. Our room was really nice, clean, everything smelt fresh and complimentary bottled water & tea/coffee/hot chocolate added a little bit more. We ate in the restaurant in the evening which was lovely and catered very well to my vegan friend and my gluten-free needs - they even do gluten free fish & chips which was such a treat. I would say the only downside was the breakfast. We waited around 40 mins to eat and it was disappointing - my toast was burnt & the bacon was very salty ?maybe a one off as the evening food was so good. Would definitely stay again. The £75 we paid was extremely good value for money.

Date of visit: October 2013
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Thank hannahbanana86
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Reviewed 29 October 2013

I did prefer the old Wagon to the new one. Its a strange design that completely did away with the old, charming look. Have visited twice in the last month. Robinsons beer is very bland and completely forgettable but the food is much better. Its basically good pub grub. Decent portions, service with a smile and made with good, quality ingredients. Its always warm, theres never a long wait. Bit far out of town but its nice to walk off the calories after.

Date of visit: September 2013
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Thank KingBill47
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Reviewed 21 October 2013

We stayed here while sorting our daughter at Uni and our stay was great. Some lovely staff and not all Lancastrians! He rooms were ideal as one of us has mobility problems and we had booked an accessible room with a wet room. Within walking distance of the centre we could not have asked for more. The shortbread with the puddings is handmade and worth the wait. Actually everything we ate was great.

Date of visit: September 2013
Thank JanCun
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Reviewed 19 October 2013

Booked a table last minute. Great atmosphere, the staff were all fantastic and very helpful. Friendly landlord.

Food was absolutly perfect and overall very good value for money.

Highly recommended. Definatly worth a visit!

Date of visit: October 2013
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Thank Nigel B
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Reviewed 19 October 2013

It was a quiet Wednesday evening along the Quay, at least until we arrived. A large and hungry party was made at home, served with aplomb and dived into every interesting dish the host offered.

My chorizo terrine was light and delightful. Desserts classily presented and the cheeseboard, plenty of local variety and just enough for two, rounded off the meal. But the star of the show was a succulent lamb shank, melting from its bone and basking in a dense and autumnal gravy. To die for. Game pie looked great too, a deep dish concoction with superb shortcrust topping.

I couldn't taste them all, blocked by the legendary Sarah of Backroom Sam but I'll just have to go back, won't I? Life's tough!

Date of visit: October 2013
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Thank sueseddon
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