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The Sparrowhawk

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Wheatley Lane Road | Fence, Burnley BB12 9QG, England
+44 1282 603034
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good24%
  • Average8%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
Wheatley Lane Road | Fence, Burnley BB12 9QG, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

As a frequent visitor to The Sparrowhawk, I am always impressed with the excellent service and tasty food. The friendly and attentive staff go above and beyond, nothing is too much trouble and you are always made to feel extremely welcome. The food is always...More

Thank Bails_x
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The Sparrowhawk is a great place to hold a business meeting over a fantastic lunch or evening meal. The staff can’t be faulted and the manager, Dan, is an excellent mein host, Dan is the life and soul who will fall over himself to to...More

Thank Craig S
Reviewed 6 days ago

old world pub, with excellent food, good menu ,cosy, polite staff, busy at weekends . alway enjoy a visit to the sparrowhawk.good place for a celebration .

Thank graham h
Reviewed 1 week ago

We chose The SparrowHawk as a place to go, after my mother in law’s funeral. Throughout the planning process we were always greeted by friendly and helpful staff. We kept changing the number of people attending but the staff were so accommodating and didn’t get...More

Thank AlfromEssex
Reviewed 1 week ago

Once again the service and food were second to none. The Sparrow has consistently been a relaxing treat thanks to Daniel and his team.

Thank Trek43681941705
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had my retirement party on the 15/11/18. Thirty people attended we were upstairs in the function room and received a great welcome from entering. Nothing was to much trouble the food was amazing.we were all looked after really well and would definitely visit again....More

Thank Glenys B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had the wake for my Grandma here. The service was absolutely faultless. The work that the manager Dan put in to accommodate my family was perfect. As a family we could not be more grateful for the service we received. Thank you

Thank dazwilkinson
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We turned up with a large group to celebrate a birthday and felt very welcomed. Our group consisted of various ages and even though we had some ditherers amongst us, picking from an excellent menu, we never felt rushed. The food was excellent and plentiful...More

Thank Sunshine42379471945
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have been visiting the Sparrowhawk for a number of years and as a family, we always like to celebrate our special occasions here. The food and beer are always exceptional but this is nothing compared to the welcome and service that we receive. As...More

Thank shopezuk
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stumbled on this place by accident. staff very nice and welcoming and service was good. starters were very nice - I had the haddock and it came with a perfectly poached egg on top, very nice. my main course was a little disappointing as the...More

Thank DeborahB2130
LancashireFlatcap, Guest Relations Manager at The Sparrowhawk, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Deborah, We are very pleased that you "stumbled" upon the Sparrowhawk. What a great review. Thanks for taking the time to post your review, we appreciate all feedback. We are equally dissapointed that your sea bass dish was "slightly" overcooked but are pleased that...More

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Coral J
15 May 2017|
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Response from LancashireFlatcap | Property representative |
To avoid confusion we have always been dog friendly in specific areas. Sparrowhawk management.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 26
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Wine and Beer
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, View, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Wheatley Lane Road | Fence, Burnley BB12 9QG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Lancashire  >  Burnley
  • Phone Number: +44 1282 603034
  • E-mail
Our food is fresh & sourced locally to embrace the flavours of the region. We are Taste Lancashire Highest Quality Assured & members of Made in Lancashire. We offer an extensive wine & also cask ales for which we achieved The Cask Marque Award. Upstairs we have a separate function room for private dining or business occasion. You can always be guaranteed a warm welcome & friendly service.
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