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“Highly recommended both for food and drink and for b&b”
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: After-hours, Breakfast, 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 9 November 2016

This is one of the best: clean and comfortable with very friendly and helpful staff. The room we stayed in was small and it was a bit difficult to get around the bed but this is a small detail compared with the many good points. The light gold and brown decor is pleasant and the lighting is sensibly configured. The room has been well laid out to make the most of the space. It is obvious that some thought has gone into the planning of this place. The kettle fits nicely under the bathroom basin, which isn't always the case. The shower is simple and works well. There is good heating in the room. The bed and pillows are very comfortable. The TV and wi-fi work well. Several extras are provided: tissues, bottles of water, little packets of biscuits and there is a good supply of tea, coffee and little milks. Corridor lighting is also sensible with sensor lights coming on as and when needed. The breakfast is well cooked and nicely served. Possibly some fruit would be a nice addition but there is juice, a reasonable choice of cooked food and creamy yogurts. We ate in the restaurant two evenings. The tomato and red pepper soup was very tasty, the pies contain tender lamb or chicken and the dessert was wonderful. We had the South African Malva and we would describe this as posh comfort food. It was served with perfect custard with no hint of a skin. We were glad that we had chosen the smaller size of pie so that we had room for a dessert. The locally brewed beer was the smoothest we have come across. All staff were so friendly and helpful. We are sorry we didn't know that Mary would not be in on our last day but we would like to thank her for looking after us at breakfast and keeping our rooms clean. In her place on our last day was a delightful young Spanish lady and we enjoyed a chat with her, too. In the restaurant in the evenings we were well looked after by two ladies and a young man. We hope we can find an opportunity to return to this place but meanwhile we recommend it for food and drink and also for b&b.

Date of visit: November 2016
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Reviewed 8 November 2016

Visited with five family members for an evening meal. Although they had no olives we had root veg crisps and a main course. The food was excellent and good value for money. The one disappointment was that the puddings were very expensive for what you get, steer clear! Service was excellent.

Date of visit: November 2016
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Reviewed 7 November 2016

Stayed at the Wagon and Horses for one night. Very impressed.
We booked in and were taken to our room, although quite a small room it was immaculate and decorated to a high standard, with a lovely bathroom.
We had a drink and gorgeous nibbles by the cosy log fire in the bar before we went out. When we returned there was a live band which was great. The staff, particularly the Landlady were all very friendly and efficient. We had a good nights sleep and in the morning an exceptional cooked English breakfast. Better than many large corporate hotels I have stayed in. Many thanks. Will definitely return.

Date of visit: November 2016
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1  Thank julie n
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Reviewed 5 November 2016

Called in for a quick drink as we arrived too early for our restaurant table. Sat by a lovely log burner and enjoyed a drink with a very hospitable landlord. Thanks

Date of visit: October 2016
Thank fizic
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Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

The Wagon and Horses is a really nice, cosy pub that has been refurbished recently and the beers are nice.

Date of visit: November 2016
Thank Mossman19
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