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The Sparrowhawk

₹₹ - ₹₹₹, British,
Wheatley Lane Road | Fence, Burnley BB12 9QG, England
+44 1282 603034
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good26%
  • Average9%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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₹₹ - ₹₹₹
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Wheatley Lane Road | Fence, Burnley BB12 9QG, England
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1 - 10 of 494 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Just been to the Sparrowhawk for lunch. Food amazing. Service outstanding. Lovely cosy place to eat during the week. Would highly recommend. Plenty of room for everyone. Would definitely go again.

Thank moggie68
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our visit took place on a Thursday night and we were surprised to find it so quiet, didn't even need to book. The menu has a good selection and the staff were very friendly and on the ball. Most of the specials had sold out...More

Thank Janet S
LancashireFlatcap, Guest Relations Manager at The Sparrowhawk, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Janet S, Thankyou very much for visiting, after what appears to be a long time, and also for taking the time to tell everyone about your experience. Maybe next time you will be able to try our deliceous desserts. Hopefully it will not be...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

we had a trip out to this pub/restaurant and were not disappointed! The food was excellent! I had the Barnsley chop - delicious! Service great! definitely going again!!!

Thank dooders32
LancashireFlatcap, Guest Relations Manager at The Sparrowhawk, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi dooders32 We really appreciate you taking the time to post your positive review. Full marks all round which is fantastic. We look forward to seeing you very soon.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A great place to have lunch and the ambience of old is returning to this well established pub. Which has returned via truly excellent staff, who are willing to help all who enter. Keep up the good work Dan.More

Thank Paul Simon M
LancashireFlatcap, Guest Relations Manager at The Sparrowhawk, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Paul Simon M, Thanks very much for taking the time to post your recent review. Your comments will be passed on to all of the staff. You obviously had a great time enjoying not just our food but also our service from a dedicated...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My dad lives in Burnley so was just looking for somewhere nice to take him for lunch and found this on trip advisor. What a lovely part of Burnley. Great views with lots of outdoor seating. Lovely spacious dining room with great food to watch....More

Thank Gerry6461
LancashireFlatcap, Guest Relations Manager at The Sparrowhawk, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Gerry6461 We are pleased that you found us on Trip Advisor and chose to visit recently with your father, also that you took the time to post your positive review. Great to hear that you enjoyed our food and service, both of which we...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Another excellent meal here! Impeccable service and staff! My mum had a modest but hearty delicious soup (broccoli and Stilton) and I had well seasoned and generous king prawn and chorizo salad to start with a fabulous and great value steak/ale pie for main and...More

Thank Jason D
LancashireFlatcap, Guest Relations Manager at The Sparrowhawk, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Jason D, It's great to read your recent review and also to know that you enjoyed all aspects of your visit including our homemade food and professional service. Many thanks and we look forward to seeing you again soon.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Steak and ale pie in the Sparrow Hawk Fence last night to die for. Best meal I've had in a restaurant for a long long time. Compliments to the chef, Dan and all the staff for amazing hospitality. Cheers

Thank Dowelly3
LancashireFlatcap, Guest Relations Manager at The Sparrowhawk, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Dowelly3 What a fantastic review. Thanks very much for taking the time to post. We look forward to seeing you again soon.

Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

Read the TA reviews so decided to go and have a meal there! We had opportunity to go after a medical appointment I had in Nelson which put us in the area. We entered the place which was relatively quiet at around 7pm. Unfortunately we'd...More

Thank NOMADS1
LancashireFlatcap, Guest Relations Manager at The Sparrowhawk, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi NOMADS1, Thankyou for taking the time to post your recent review. We find your comments very dissapionting and have spoken with the staff member concerned. He has taken on board all your comments and wishes us to pass on his sincere apologies to yourself....More

Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

We have visited the Sparrow Hawk a number of times in the past and have always been happy with the food and service. Unfortunately on our last visit I have to say that my wife and I were disappointed. It seemed as if it had...More

Thank Jules S
LancashireFlatcap, Guest Relations Manager at The Sparrowhawk, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Jules S Thankyou for taking the time to post your review. We are dissapointed that you did not enjoy your last visit as much as you have so many times in the past. The Sparrowhawk is still under the same management as it has...More

Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

The service was very good. The staff attentive. It was a quiet time but the whole experience was very good. I had a hot roast beef and onion sandwich with chips . I really enjoyed the food which was of good portion and very tasty....More

Thank Alan T
LancashireFlatcap, Guest Relations Manager at The Sparrowhawk, responded to this reviewResponded 9 August 2017

Hi Alan T Thank you for taking the time to post your recent review of The Sparrowhawk in Fence. We are very pleased that you enjoyed your visit and experienced not only our homemade food but also our attentive service. It will be a pleasure...More

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To avoid confusion we have always been dog friendly in specific areas. Sparrowhawk management.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 11 - US$ 27
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, View, Local cuisine, Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 22:30
Monday
12:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 23:00
Thursday
12:00 - 23:00
Friday
12:00 - 00:00
Saturday
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Wheatley Lane Road | Fence, Burnley BB12 9QG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Lancashire  >  Lancaster District  >  Burnley
  • Phone Number: +44 1282 603034
  • E-mail
Description
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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