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“Great food and friendly service”

Breda Murphy Restaurant
Ranked #1 of 18 Restaurants in Whalley
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$7 - US$42
Cuisines: Delicatessen, Contemporary
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Dining options: After-hours, Breakfast, Lunch, Delivery, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Description: Fall in love with menus inspired by great British food and Breda Murphy’s stunning surroundings. From breathtaking views and valleys to star-studded skies, the Ribble Valley offers a picture-perfect backdrop for Breda Murphy Restaurant and Delicatessen. Located in Whalley and nestled in the heart of an area of outstanding natural beauty, the restaurant features a ground floor dining area, Reilly’s Bar boasting an exclusive list of wines, ales and spirits, plus a luxury private dining area located on the upper floor. Breda Murphy also features a standalone delicatessen which serves delicious, natural and seasonal deli plus hot drinks and refreshments available for take-out. The award-winning Breda Murphy Restaurant and Delicatessen has been delighting visitors with modern British and Irish cuisine inspired by the Breda’s home region of County Carlow, and Lancashire’s Ribble Valley since 2006. With Gareth Bevan as head chef, its unmistaken commitment to great food, style and down-to-earth service has won UK awards and many a local friend in the process. Popular dishes include market fish of the day with brown shrimps, Cornish crab salad, roast fillet of Bowland beef and Breda Murphy’s classic fish pie. Complement your dish with one of Breda’s fine wines and spirits found in her extensive Reilly’s Bar wine list. The restaurant also serves breakfast Friday to Sunday and Sunday lunch. The delicatessen offers seasonal deli, light breakfasts, cakes and coffees together with takeout meals and sandwiches. Customers can also place and collect outside catering orders.
Reviewed 28 August 2014

My family can be a bit demanding when we go out to eat as among us we have a fair few 'special dietary requirements'. This can sometimes make finding something to eat pretty difficult but the staff were really helpful and patient - and the food was delicious.
The atmosphere is really nice too, can feel like a nice post place to have lunch, but also a relaxing place to have tea and cake in the afternoon. Definitely recommend!

Thank SophieKorea
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Reviewed 14 August 2014

We booked afternoon tea here on a Saturday and really enjoyed it!

The sandwiches were delicious (3 each) We had smoked salmon & cream cheese, (my fave!) ham, cheese and chutney and beef and horseradish. The sweet stuff was yummy (especially the bakewell!) and the scones with plenty of jam and cream in my opinion were the best bit! We got a couple of refills on the tea too. The service was excellent.

I think it was £16 each which sounds a little expensive but to be honest for the lovely experience we thought it was worth it! We had a look around us at what others were eating and it looked equally as good...Definitely will return.

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1  Thank AlissaSam
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Reviewed 14 August 2014

Breda and staff provided the food for a family 60th birthday party, the service and food were fantastic, nothing too much trouble. Lovely to deal with and the food is amazing we cannot praise or recommend them enough.

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1  Thank Theresa E
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Reviewed 13 August 2014

I have been visiting Breda's ever since it opened and have never had a sub-standard (anything less than excellent) meal here. It is a favourite place for my family to eat on a Saturday afternoon for the following reasons;
1. The food is delish. (and often sourced locally)
2. Breda is friendly and has an interest in her customers.
3. The rest of the staff are friendly and helpful
What more could you want?

1  Thank Jonathan C
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Reviewed 7 August 2014

I have ordered birthday cakes and cupcakes to take away on several occasions and we have never been disappointed with the service or quality.

1  Thank teacake75
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