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Review of Fence Gate Inn

Fence Gate Inn
Ranked #14 of 178 Restaurants in Burnley
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: British
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Dining options: After-hours, Breakfast, Reservations
Description: consistantly good food and bar snacks
Reviewed 30 June 2014

Visited at lunchtime with business contacts. The revamped bar area looks great. We ate in the bar area but the main restaurant looks nice. Found the menu, food and service all to be good.

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Reviewed 29 June 2014

Visited here with my husband at lunchtime yesterday- Saturday. The bar area was very full even at 12.05. The service was efficient & the food arrived promptly. My husband really enjoyed his sirloin steak sandwich with a side order of chunky chips. I chose the club sandwich which wasn't anything special - nor were the paprika dusted fries which were served with it- not nice at all. We shared a cheese board for afters which was ok- but the cheese would have benefitted from being removed from the fridge at least 30 mins before service as it was hard. We will visit again but I wouldn't have the club sandwich again.

1  Thank rothwell40
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Reviewed 25 June 2014

Had fantastic meal at Fence Gate last night. The new refurbishment is superb and has been done very tastefully with no expense spared. We ate in the restaurant which was extremely busy. The menu left us stuck for choice and we were wholly delighted with our choices. Probably one of the best pub meals we have eaten and well worth a visit. The staff were extremely polite and courteous and couldn't have been more helpful and knowledgeable regarding the pub's menu. It was such a pleasant change to other places to find staff so knowledgeable and passionate about their place of work. A huge credit to the management I am sure. We will definitely be returning and can wait to sample the menu again. A visit is highly recommended.

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1  Thank Rachael M
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Reviewed 25 June 2014

We have been visiting the fence gate for many years and generally have been happy. Our visits over the last twelve months (of which there have been quite a few) have steadily worsened. The food is nowhere near as good as it used to be when Spencer was in charge.
It can be cold, lacking in flavour and sometimes we have a long wait for it to arrive.
On a positive note, the décor is great. Pleased to see that the character of the place has been retained, though who wants to sit having champagne/prossecco looking at meat in a fridge? Not me. The staff are always helpful and try to resolve any problems when asked.

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3  Thank Gwyneth H
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Reviewed 24 June 2014 via mobile

Second time in two weeks, awful food, expensive, cold food lack of care and attention of customers on both occasions, very poor !! Will not be giving it a third chance.

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1  Thank hcurson
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